As part of the campaign, the Bossier City Police Department will increase the number of patrols conducted by its DWI Task Force. The task force is made up of officers who patrol city streets with the sole purpose of targeting motorists who choose to drink and drive.
Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Donnie Laney said evidence collected at the scene identified the man who took the money as John Smith Jr., 22. Two juveniles ages 15 and 16 were also identified and arrested..
Mayor Ollie Tyler narrowed the list this week to include Michael Cook, Kerry Foster, Louis Johnson, Ronald Jones, Fredrick Sanders and Edwin Scott Wolverton. There were 36 candidates who applied for the position. Of those, 35 were approved to move further in the process.
“We are always looking for opportunities to save the city some money” said Mayor Ollie Tyler. “We will continue to seek dollars and efficiencies in every aspect of our business. It’s what our citizens expect and deserve.”.