Of the 11 total suspects in this case, eight are now in jail: Valerie Nichols, Charles Smith, Willie James Jones, Georgiana Wright, Otha Johnson, Marcus Johnson, Herman Frazier and Michael Gillenwater. Still at large are Michael Jones, 39; Prince J. Riley, 32; and Ronald Gardet, 28.
Presenting the class will be Nancy Boudreaux, training program manager for the Lou isiana Office of Financial Institutions (OFI), Securities Division. Boudreaux uses research, interviews with the con artists, and actual investment fraud cases prosecuted in Louisiana to illustrate the red flags of investment scams.
The annual event, which features two stages of live music, as well as Louisiana crawfish served every imaginable way, attracts as many as 56,000 people per day. The festival has been recognized as one of the American Bus Association’s Top 100 Events in the U.
Caddo deputies have spent the past 17 weeks teaching the D.A.R.E. curriculum at Caddo Parish schools. The program teaches youngsters how to build self-esteem, learn how to deal effectively with unwanted peer pressure, and find healthy alternatives to drugs, alcohol, violence and gangs.
Charles, “Scotty,” was born on July 3, 1947, in Natchitoches, La., the second child of Charles Mercer Scott and Marie Baucum Scott. He received his undergraduate education at Northwestern State University and his legal education at Louisiana State University Law School, earning his Juris Doctorate degree.
Baird has been a Caddo Sheriff’s deputy for 20 years. He has served in Corrections, Patrol, Narcotics, and Crime Scene Investigations. He also was on the Emergency Response Team at Caddo Correctional Center and served 10 years on the Special Response Team.
The Shreveport Police Department invites the public to join them for their Open House Career Day. The open house will be held at the Shreveport Regional Fire and Police Training Academy located at 6440 Greenwood Road on April 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..