The Bossier City Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted an undercover operation Wednesday night at several local businesses as part of its ongoing illegal sales of alcohol to persons under the age of 21..
The so-called “pea farm,” located on the grounds of the Bossier Parish Minimum Security Facility near Plain Dealing, grows a variety of vegetables that will eventually end up on inmates’ dinner plates. And the vegetables are planted and harvested by the inmates themselves.
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington congratulated Parkway junior Anthony Visciotti June 26 with his selection to attend the FBI Youth Leadership Program this summer. Sheriff Whittington is holding the yellow brick he received from completing the physically challenging “Yellow Brick Road” run at the FBI National Academy in 2005.
Bossier Sheriff’s Office honors members of its Posse who served their country during World War II with a segment of video interviews from those who have been dubbed “The Greatest Generation” for growing up during the Great Depression and fighting in World War II.
The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. with the presentation of colors, opening prayer and Pledge of Allegiance led by the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines. The National Anthem will be sung by Devin Allen Cartwright of Benton. Kurissa Parks of Parkway High School will play “God Bless America” on violin.
The Bossier/Webster District Attorney’s Office presented the Bossier City Police Department with a check in the amount of $9,583.48 in funds from property seized in more than 20 drug investigations conducted by the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force.