Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Couple Arrested for Stealing Utility Trailers

Cathy Walters

Justin Walters
May 10, 2013 – Alexandria police have added another suspect to the theft of utility trailers in Alexandria. He’s 50-year-old Justin Walters of Elmer. They had already arrested a Glenmora woman in the case. He’s charged with 4 counts of possession of stolen goods.
Press Release
Cathy Walters
May 10, 2013 –  On Monday, Alexandria Police arrested [...]

Fats Domino’s Piano Unveiled in New Orleans

Fats Domino

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne was on hand for the unveiling on Thursday. Photo courtesy: AP
It’s taken years, but a piece of American music history has been restored to its rightful glory. Fats Domino’s white grand piano was unveiled in a ceremony at the old U.S. mint Thursday in New Orleans.
The piano was almost destroyed during [...]


 Service Groups/Volunteers needed to Adopt-a-Lot for Rapides Habitat for Humanity


When the grass gets too long, we are fined $175.  Please lend us a hand by adopting one of our lots to mow as needed.

This is an excellent community service project for civic organizations, church groups, youth groups, greek fraternities/sororities, social clubs, families, and [...]

Downtown at Sundown Concert Series

[ May 31, 2013; 5:30 pm; June 7, 2013; 5:30 pm; ]  


15th Annual Downtown at Sundown

The City of Lake Charles announces plans for the 15th annual Downtown at Sundown concert series for four consecutive Fridays from 5:30-9 p.m., beginning May 17. The “street-fair” format will feature a variety of music and entertainment as well as food and beverage, table top galleries, merchandise vendors and activities for [...]

Teens Arrested for Copper Theft in Deville


May 3, 2013 – Rapides deputies say they’ve arrested two teens for theft of copper from camps in the Open Bayou area of Deville.
One is 18-year-old Kyle Chase Rabalais of Alexandria, and the other is 19-year-old Clinton Gregory Woodson of Deville. Both are charged with burglary and theft and with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Kyle Chase [...]

Leesville Woman Accused of Felony Theft

Tina Verrier

Tina Verrier
May 2, 2013 – A Leesville woman is arrested by Alexandria police for stealing from Silver Dollar Pawn. Police say 47-year-old Tina Verrier worked at the well-known store and loaned herself money on bogus items.
On May 1st, APD was dispatched to Silver Dollar Pawn on Masonic Drive in reference to an internal theft.
Through an [...]

False Imprisonment Arrest

Steven Darbon

Steven Darbon
May 2, 2013 – A 33 year-old Alexandria man is arrested for holding a woman against her will and threatening her with a knife. Police say it happened Wednesday night in the 3000 block of Asber Street.
When officers were dispatched to the residence in reference to a disturbance, they found that Darbon was involved [...]

Missing Juvenile

Deion White

Deion White
May 2, 2013 – The Alexandria Police is requesting the public’s assistants in locating 14-year-old Deion White, who has been missing since April 11th from his residence in the 700 block of Veterans Drive. He was last seen in the Westwood, Eastwood and Rapides Ave area.
White is 5’9” tall and weighs approximately 210 lbs. [...]

Narcotics Arrest

Devin Carpenter

Devin Carpenter
Alexandria police say they acted on a tip and arrest a local man for possession of illegal pills. He is 35-year-old Devin Carpenter of Alexandria, charged with possession of narcotics.
Alexandria Police received information that possible narcotics were being sold in the area of the 1700 Block of East Texas Ave. Police were given a [...]

Alexandria Teen Charged with Battery

Quenten Austin

Quenten Austin
A teen is arrested in Alexandria for a fight that resulted in a victim being struck unconscious.
He is 19-year-old Quenten Austin of Alexandria, charged with batter. Police say he was trying to take personal items from a home in the 6000 block of Bolton, when the fight broke out.
On Tuesday officers were called to [...]