Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Downtown Bicycle Patrol Catches Burglar

James Davenport

James Davenport
On Saturday afternoon, Alexandria Police arrested 53-year-old James B. Davenport, listed address as “homeless” in Alexandria.  He is charged with Simple Burglary.
Alexandria PD were patrolling the downtown area on bicycles and observed Davenport hiding in the area of parked cars. When the officers investigated they determined that Davenport had burglarized a vehicle in the [...]

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Arrests

Meth

Marcus Randall Haston, Jr.
James Clifford Fleming
Kayla Marie Walker
May 14, 2013 – On Friday, Rapides deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of Monroe Street and MacArthur Drive for a seat belt violation.
19-year-old Marcus Randall Haston, Jr. of Alexandria and the passenger, 25-year-old Kayla Marie Walker of Hineston, LA. became so nervous deputies asked if [...]

Welfare Concern turns in to Attempted Murder Arrest

Ernest Ray Williams

Press Release
Ernest Ray Williams
May 14, 2013 – On May 12th at approximately 10 am, complainants came to the Tioga Sub Station to report a welfare concern that someone was possibly in jeopardy from an estranged husband. The complainant went on to explain that a family member had left a suicide note in their vehicle and [...]

Summer Swim Classes

[ June 4, 2013 to June 7, 2013. June 18, 2013 to June 21, 2013. June 25, 2013 to June 28, 2013. ]  

 

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Aquatics Program announces swimming and water exercise sessions to be held at the NSU Rec Complex pool this summer.

Learn To Swim classes will be held Tuesday through Friday in June.  Hours will be 9-9:50 a.m., 10-10:50 a.m. and 11-11:50 a.m. the weeks of June 4, June 18 and June 25.  [...]

Anonymous Tip Leads to Meth Arrest in Pineville

Meth

Ricki Schneider
May 14, 2013 – On Friday, Rapides deputies received an anonymous tip regarding methamphetamine sales in the Pineville area.  Deputies followed up on the tip reporting Ricki Schneider was in possession of methamphetamine and included a specific vehicle description.
Deputies located the vehicle and contacted Schneider as he was about to leave a local restaurant. [...]

Attempted Murder Arrest

Michael Butler Jr.

Michael Butler Jr.
Press Release
May 14, 2013 – On 05-10-2013, Alexandria Police arrested Michael Butler Jr., 20 of Alexandria and charged him with 1ct-Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and 1ct-2nd Degree Battery.
On 05-08-2013 at approximately 3:56PM, APD officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1600 Block of McEnery Avenue in reference to reported shots fired.
Upon officer’s [...]

Young Woman Arrested at Walmart for Shoplifting & Drugs

Katie Sparks

Katie Sparks
Alexandria police say they’ve arrested a young woman for shoplifting and possession of drugs. She is 21-year-old Katie Sparks of the Elmer community. She’s accused of taking items from Wal-mart and carrying meth, pills and drug paraphernalia.
APD officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart on North Mall Drive. The Wal-Mart’s Loss Prevention Officers had a shoplifter [...]

Former School Bus Driver Arrested for Sexual Crimes

Walter Newson Jr.

Press Release
Walter Newson Jr.
May 10, 2013 – On March 28, 2013, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint in reference to allegation of sexual criminal acts perpetrated by a former school bus driver in the Alexandria area.
The complainant reported to have received information that 67-year-old Walter Newson Jr. had committed multiple criminal sexual acts [...]

Narcotics Arrest

Marijuana Arrest

Thomas Holt, Jr.
Press Release
May 10, 2013 – On Monday, Alexandria Police arrested 22-year-old Thomas Holt, Jr. of Alexandria on drug charges.
APD officers were patrolling in the area of Ball Powell and Kelly Streets at approximately 6:06 p.m. when they spotted Holt. Having knowledge that Holt had an outstanding warrant for his arrest through the Alexandria [...]