Last Tuesday, July 19, 25-year-old Justann Jones of 135 Stoner Ave. in Shreveport, was operating her red Chevy Trailblazer that was occupied by an adult passenger and three juveniles under the age of 8..
A local man was arrested after he was found to have a handgun wrapped inside a white T-shirt Last Friday, July 22, Quardarius Williams, 19, of 7410 W. Canal Blvd., matched the description given by a concerned citizen and was seen by the office walking through the front yard of his residence.
At the scene, officers made contact with the driver, Royal Geovaontay Bell, 26, of 3598 Jireh Drive in Memphis, Tenn. Finding that his vehicle needed a tow truck, Bell opened the trunk of his vehicle, and officers allegedly found approximately 22 pounds of marijuana in a large brick.
When the suspect, identified as 21- year-old Ladarius Montre Walpool of 417 Harrison St. in Shreveport, saw officers, he allegedly began yelling threats and used his hands to mimic cocking a shotgun and firing it in their direction..
With the actions of the nation’s law enforcement officers coming under intense public scrutiny in recent months and with many first responders the target of abusive invectives and scorn, one local girl has taken action to let local law enforcement officials know that they are genuinely respected.
“Cut to the Chase” is a film noir set in the South, written and directed by Bossier City native Blayne Weaver, now a successful filmmaker. The movie features such Hollywood actors as Lance Henrikson (“Aliens”) and Lyndie Greenwood (TV’s “Sleepy Hollow”) and a number of local actors, including Richard Folmer, Patrick and Susan Kirton, and Mary Thoma.
Embera NeuroTherapeutics Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for cocaine, nicotine and other addictions, announced Tuesday that it has received an $11.1 million, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
On Tuesday, a group called “Feed Our Friends in Blue” served a complimentary lunch of sandwiches, chips and dessert to Bossier City first responders by the Liberty Garden, located between the Bossier City fire and police departments at 620 Benton Road.