When told to put on an orange jumper that was provided, Thomas became verbally hostile. Her body language showed hostility, and she hesitated to get dressed. She was placed in handcuffs, which she then tried to resist..
Banks, who had served as an Independence Police Department Officer for five months prior to his arrest, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail for felony theft, malfeasance in office and hate crimes. The arrest is the result of a joint investigation by the Independence Police Department and the Louisiana State Police.
As we begin the countdown to 2016, celebrations across the state will increase traffic on our highways, and, unfortunately, fatal and serious injury crashes can occur. The task of reducing crashes and preventing a holiday tragedy is the responsibility of both law enforcement and the public.
Store employees reported that the man and woman stayed around the store for several hours. Just after 11 p.m., the man is seen getting into a 2016 Kia Soul that was left running in the parking lot by a customer. He then drives away without permission..
O’Malley, a biologist with the LDWF’s Louisiana Natural Heritage Program, was part of the Lacassine-Thornwell Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 18 when he spotted a pyrrhuloxia, commonly known as a desert cardinal, on Wild Road south of Welsh in Jeff Davis Parish.
Beginning Sunday, Jan. 3, at official sunset, deer hunting season will be closed from east of U.S. 65 from the Arkansas state line to north of Vidalia, La., and west of the Louisiana-Mississippi border. The season will resume when flooding recedes and conditions allow.
Over the past year, the Department of health and Hospitals (DHH) paid two hospitals more than $17 million for uncompensated care costs that did not meet Medicaid requirements and included more than $532 million in errors in its quarterly report describing how it spent federal money.
The defendant, Cortez Pratt, was charged by bill of information with armed robbery, in violation of LSA-R.S. 14:64. Following a jury trial, he was found guilty as charged. Thereafter, he was adjudicated a third-felony offender and was sentenced to serve 70 years in prison at hard labor.
Inside Pappillion’s front left pocket, the officer found a clear glass, cylindrical tube with a brass Brillo pad stuffed in the end of it. The tube also showed burning on the end. The glass tube is commonly used for smoking narcotics. Pappillion was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.