The officer told Johnson to turn around and place his hands behind his back. Johnson said, “What for?” Thekrepeated his commands twice, and as he went to grab him, Johnson swung a clenched fist and struck the officer in the chest. He also took a swing at a second officer, who managed to move his head to avoid being struck.
Upon contact with the driver and his passenger, identified respectively as 18- year-old Decedrick Raesean Leftridge of 8806 Kensington St. in Shreveport and 19-year-old Martrevious Jowayne Henderson of 3035 Carla Circle in Shreveport, the officer noticed a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Keith Brown and U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that a federal jury has convicted former Houston Police Officer Noe Juarez, age 47, of conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or...
Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7N8 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey flock in Dubois County, Ind.
Women throughout Louisiana and neighboring states can participate in this educational, hands-on outdoor skills workshop in the rolling hills of central Louisiana. Women 18 years of age and older who enjoy the outdoors are encouraged to sign up for this three-day workshop.
A failure to address recurring issues, a lack of effective internal controls and nearly $1.8 billion in waste and inefficiencies continue to challenge the state, according to the Legislative Auditor’s annual report, “Key Audit Issues 2016,” which was released to the public Thursday.
These types of scams typically are designed to scare people into calling the number, which usually connects to crooks in a foreign country who ask for personal information, such as Social Security numbers, bank account information and other personal data.
This graduating class from Minden, La., includes 32 cadets who took the ACT, 34 percent of whom scored at or above the national average. Ninetyfour cadets met Louisiana state eligibility requirements to take the HiSET (formerly GED) exam, and 84 passed the exam.