Vaitkus said it appeared the truck was headed southbound when the driver lost control, slid along the bridge railing, and crossed the median and northbound traffic lanes before traveling down an embankment and overturning..
The preliminary investigation revealed that a mobile oil well work over rig driven by 36-year -old Christopher Henderson of Shreveport was traveling east on Interstate 20 when the vehicle experienced tire failure. The vehicle then exited the roadway and traveled into the median, where it overturned and crushed the cab of the vehicle.
Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle, director of the DeSoto Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, is proud to announce its participation as a member of the Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ Program through the National Weather Service and NO- AA.
The Star of Valor is the highest award given by the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. The award is given to a deputy for an act of heroism demonstrating extraordinary initiative, performed at great personal risk, in carrying out the duties of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office.
Anderson allegedly came to the office past a witness. The victim said Anderson jumped over her desk and began to fight with her. As a result, the victim’s front tooth was broken in half, causing an obvious disfigurement..
Just after 8:20 p.m. on Monday, Shreveport police patrol officers were called to the 1900 block of Legardy Street relative to a reported shooting. On officers' arrival at the scene, they discovered an adult male victim had been shot and killed there..
Shortly after 7:30 p.m., Shreveport police patrol officers were called to the 6600 block of Liberty Street relative to a shooting. As officers arrived at the scene, it was learned the victim, 39-year-old Mariam Tamica Harley, was suffering what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to the body.
A convicted murderer originally sentenced to death for a 2003 murder of a local minister and the attempted murder of his victim's widow returned to Caddo District Court this week after an appeal upheld his conviction but overturned the death penalty he had received.
Secretary Shawn D. Wilson, Ph.D., announced that all oversize and overweight vehicle travel on state highways will be prohibited on Monday, May 30. Wilson said the decision was made in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Office of State Police to maximize the safety of motorists traveling during this holiday.
It is a proven fact that car seats and booster seats save lives. These devices offer the best protection for children in the event of a crash. However, approximately three out of four child seats are not used correctly.