Akins drowned on Saturday, April 8. He was one of three adults and our children on the lake Saturday afternoon when one of the children began to struggle in the water, according to Shreveport Fire Department records..
State observation surveys and fatality data show that pickup truck drivers and passengers fall well behind occupants of other kinds of passenger vehicles when it comes to wearing seat belts. Statistics also show that a pickup truck is twice as likely to roll over than a car when involved in a fatal crash.
According to Shreveport police, 35-year-old Rachid Aboumajouba of Shreveport was northbound on Buncombe Road in his vehicle when another vehicle, traveling southbound and moving erratically at high speed and passing several cars, collided with his vehicle head -on.
Cowan arrived on the scene as other paramedics worked vigorously to save her life. He was able to talk with her and at least say he loved her before she was eventually transported to University Health by Life Air. Unfortunately she died as a result of the injuries she sustained.
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said that a recent undercover prostitution operation by agents with the Bossier Sheriff/ Bossier Police Narcotics Task Force led to the arrest of six people involved in human trafficking after the females were transported to Louisiana from Little Rock in a small U- Haul truck.
Alfredo L. Capote, 30, was arrested at a government housing authority complex in the 100 block of north Dickey Street. Deputies with the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Task Force went to the apartment after connecting Capote to an ongoing counterfeit check operation.
The preliminary investigation revealed a 2013 Dodge Challenger operated by Tarrius White, 23, of Grand Cane was entering the intersection of Rives Road and U.S. 171 when he was struck by a southbound 2012 Harley- Davidson operated by Christopher Sharpley, 48, of Grand Cane.
Alvin Deweayne “Rudy” Howard, 32, was wanted on a felony theft charge after scamming hundreds of residents into purchasing a TWIC card with a promise of a job with a company known as Motiva in Beaumont, Texas..
Detectives worked the three cases of the fourwheelers, which were stolen in late March from two residences on Highway 157 just north of Highway 2. While Bossier detectives were investigating the matter, patrol deputies were also keeping a watchful eye on the neighborhoods in the area for any of the stolen vehicles.