At approximately 12:15 a.m. on Tuesday, a concerned citizen made a call to Shreveport police relative to several suspects apparently attempting to break into vehicles at an apartment complex parking lot in the 7800 block of Youree Drive.
Wesley emptied her pockets, and the officer found in a white rag, one clear blue bag containing a white, chalky substance, one small, clear green bag containing the same substance packaged to resemble crack cocaine and a clear blue bag with a white, powdery substance that field tested positive for crack cocaine.
Vivian police officers received a call at about 9:42 p.m. from 36- year-old Joshua Caine Prestridge claiming he saw people outside his house at 206 W. Mary St. in Vivian “trying to get in and kill him,” according to Vivian Police Chief Ryan Nelson..
Officer contacted a family member of 80- year-old George Andrews Jr., who reported Andrews left his home there on the evening of the 21st and apparently became disoriented. He communicated with a family member via cell phone but was unable to get back home.
“Fireworks-related laws, rules and regulations have been established in the State of Louisiana in an effort to afford those who live, work or visit our state the ability to safely enjoy fireworks during the holiday season,” said State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning.
Upon further investigation, detectives learned 18-year-old Deondre Jenkins has apparently been involved in an ongoing dispute with at least one of the adults in the vehicle occupied by the shooting victim. Jenkins allegedly pulled a gun and fired sever al.
But for 13-year-old Logan Wilson of Plain Dealing, it has a much more ominous implication. Logan is stricken with what is called “Nutcracker Syndrome,” an extremely rare disorder in which the veins to his kidneys are compressing on the arteries — much like a nutcracker on a pecan — causing chronic pain that his doctors are struggling to manage.