Monthly Archives: April 2013

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Keeping Kids Active

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Summer is right around the corner and that means longer days and more time outdoors. Doctors say it’s important to get kids off the couch and get them out to play.
Why are active kids, healthier kids? Being physical helps youngsters build up their muscles and bones, keeps their weight down.
According to the Centers for Disease [...]

Back 2 Business: Less Spending, More Saving

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Less Spending
Higher payroll taxes may be starting to take a bigger toll on American workers. Consumer spending cooled off last month and shows the biggest part of our economy lost momentum as the first quarter came to a close.
More Saving Money
Just how many of you think saving money is a priority? Call it lessons from [...]

Boyce Man Steals Camper Trailer

Ricky Brence

Ricky Brence
Rapides deputies say other arrests may happen in a case involving a stolen camper trailer.
Already arrested is 32-year-old Ricky Dustin Brence of Boyce for possession of stolen goods and disturbing the peace.
Deputies say they were notified Sunday of a theft from an auction company in another jurisdiction that someone in Rapides Parish was in [...]

Alexandria Man Arrested for Burglary

Ferlaun Williams

Ferlaun Williams
On Monday, Alexandria Detectives arrested 31-year-old Ferlaun Williams of Alexandria and charged him with Simple Burglary.
Back in mid-March, officers were dispatched to Walgreens at 3333 Masonic Drive in reference to a reported vehicle burglary. The investigation found that while shopping for a short time, someone went into the victim’s vehicle and took some money.
Through [...]

Pollock Couple Steels Vehicle from Car Lot in Ball

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The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office received information about a stolen vehicle that was at a residence on Edmonds Road, south of Pollock.
Deputies investigated the complaint and discovered that a Ford Mustang that had been stolen from a used car lot in Ball, La. was indeed being hidden at the home of Wade Johnson, Jr. and [...]

Burglary Arrest

Burglary

Willie Parker, Jr.
A 50-year-old man is arrested for burglary of a home in the 100 block of Mary very early Sunday. He is Willie Parker, Jr. of Alexandria.
Police were called to the residence on Mary Street in reference to a burglary. When they arrived, the victim told police that her house was burglarized and she [...]

Attempted Murder Arrest in Alexandria

Charles E. Jackson

Charles E. Jackson
Alexandria police arrest a man for pepper spraying a convenience store with an assault weapon.
He’s 28-year-old Charles E. Jackson of Alexandria; he is charged with attempted murder, possession of a gun by a convicted felon and illegal use of a weapon.
Police say it happened Sunday afternoon at Super Zak’s in the 2900 block [...]

Arrest Made after Meth Discarded on a Candy Shelf

Donald D Hampton

Donald D Hampton
On Friday, Rapides Deputies were conducting criminal patrol operations in the Broadway Street area of Alexandria. Officers had received numerous complaints regarding open drug sales at convenience stores and intersections nearby.
While investigating, deputies saw what appeared to be a hand to hand drug sale near the convenience store on Broadway. When deputies moved in, [...]

Narcotics Arrests

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Latravion Brown
On Thursday, Alexandria Police Officers arrested 19-year-old Latravion Brown of Alexandria. Brown is charged with possession narcotics with Intent to Distribute.
While conducting a patrols in the North City Park and Yale Street area, APD officers noticed a black truck parked with the lights off in the City Park playground area; three individuals were sitting [...]

Alexandria Burglary UPDATE

Burglary

Jerome Green
Darryl Farley
UPDATE:
Press Release April 26, 2013 – On Thursday, APD Detectives charged both Jerome Green and Darryl Farley with (2) two additional counts each of Simple Burglary. As Detectives continued with this investigation, evidence found on the person of Green and Farley during their initial arrest was connected to two other vehicle burglaries that [...]

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