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January 09 11:59 AM
On Dec. 7 at 8:50 p.m. in Bayou Segnette, agents cited Derrick J. Margiotta, 25, of Westwego for operating a vessel with a suspended driving license, no running lights, no possession of a mandatory boating safety education card, expired vessel registration, and failing to change ownership of the vessel to himself within 45 days of purchase.
January 09 11:59 AM
Agents cited August Guillory, 30, of Morse, Tyler Boone, 21, of Mermentau, Jason Myers, 35, of Morse,and Trevor Myers, 21, of Morse, with hunting across a public road, wanton waste and intentional concealment of wildlife. Jason and Trevor Myers were also cited for hunting without a residence license.
January 09 11:59 AM
Last New Year’s stats: 116 checks / 27 sales = 77% compliance rate This New Year’s stats: 234 checks/33 sales = 86% compliance rate “During ATC’s annual New Year’s Eve sting, we doubled the amount of checks and sales to minors went down 9%," said ATC Commissioner Troy Hebert.
January 09 11:59 AM
Governor Jindal said, “As we prepare for the possibility of icy conditions, state agencies and emergency response staff are closely monitoring the weather and preparing to address any issues that arise due to adverse weather conditions. We encourage everyone to follow the proper precautions when operating vehicles or going outdoors.
January 09 11:59 AM
On Thursday, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced an economic development mission to Europe, including meetings in Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, to cultivate more foreign-direct investment opportunities and increased trade between Louisiana and the European region.
January 02 11:19 AM
A combined reward of $7,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal killing of this bear. LDWF’s Operation Game Thief program and the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation are each offering a reward of $1,000 for a total of $2,000.
January 02 11:19 AM
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 International Tractor Trailer driven by 28-yearold Robert Hunter of Repton, Alabama was stopped on the eastbound shoulder of I-20, when an east bound 2008 GMC truck driven by 73-year-old Charles Dillard of West Monroe drifted onto the shoulder and crashed into the Tractor Trailer.
January 02 11:19 AM
Fourteen juvenile whooping cranes were released into the wild Monday at White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) in Gueydan. The juvenile cranes join 26 adults that are part of an experimental population being monitored by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF).
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