Bossier City Chief of Police Shane McWilliams today announced the promotions of five police officers. The promotions took place Wednesday morning at the Bossier City Police Department with family members and department personnel in attendance..
The two suspects were last seen running down Clarence Street from Shed Road in Bossier City. A witness observed two black male subjects running down Clarence, take off dark-colored shirts and get into a maroon or burgundy Ford Crown Victoria that had primer spots on it.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a public meeting to provide an update on the status of giant salvinia control efforts and other lake management issues on Lake Bistineau. This meeting is second in a series of public meetings planned to provide current information as well as offer the opportunity for input and discussion.
Ryan Gatti, a Bossier City attorney and small business owner, officially announced his candidacy for State Senate District 36 Tuesday June 2, in front of family, friends and supporters at the Chandler Event Center in Bossier City.
What is now Trailblazer RC&D began as part of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service programs designed to assist individuals, groups and even towns and cities. “I came to the area in 1987 with the USDA and our program was in the process of changing,” said Ellzey Simmons, Trailblazer CEO.
“There was no water in this parking lot as of Saturday,” Lt. Bill Davis, public information officer for the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, said at the sheriff’s substation on the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway. On Wednesday, the building was an island in a lake of mud-red water overflowing from the nearby river, its current rapidly sweeping to the south.
Officer Carl Bates was promoted to the rank of chief deputy. Officer Bates has served with the Benton Police Department for 11 years. During this time, he has served as sergeant detective and assistant chief..
Two of Bossier City’s public swimming pools opened on Wednesday for the summer. The third, Shed Road Community Playfield Pool, located at 4208 Shed Road, will reopen later this month, as the new pool house is not yet finished..