Moments like that make it worth serving around the world ready at all times to defend America’s interests. With more than 50 percent of the world's shipping tonnage and a third of the world's crude oil passing through the region, the United States has historic and enduring interests in this part of the world.
Following a jury trial, Jones was found guilty as charged and sentenced in May of 2017, to 10 years at hard labor, with one year to be served without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of sentence. Jones’s motions for new trial, postverdict judgment of acquittal and reconsideration of sentence were denied by the appeals court.
“We received a call at 10:48 a.m. Shreveport police officers were dispatched to a shots-fired call in the 1300 block of Natalie Street,” Crump said. “The first officers arrived on scene at 10:53 a.m. Then officers reported being fired on at 10:55 by a male inside the home.
Back on Jan. 10, Shreveport police responded to a theft at USA Pawn Shop in the 3000 block of North Market Street. When they arrived, they learned that four males entered the store and allegedly worked in unison to distract the clerk and steal an AK-47 pistol and a .
According to the Dec. 13, 2017, guilty plea, Shreveport 911 operators received a call on Aug. 10, 2017, from Owens’ ex-girlfriend. They heard the ex-girlfriend and Owens arguing about a firearm. Owens had entered the ex-girlfriend’s home with a firearm. Police later arrived and detained Owens.
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Here’s an interesting thought. Why is it that Louisiana and neighboring state Mississippi are always on the bottom of every national ranking involving virtually every aspect of a state’s quality of life? Yet casino gambling is widespread throughout both states at a level not found any place else in America outside of Las Vegas.
On April 28, citizens of Shreveport face a choice: Fund basic city services or plunge the city into fiscal chaos. It would have been inconceivable 20 years ago that routine tax renewals to fund the fire and police departments and other basic city services would not have the collective support of the city’s business, civic and political leadership.