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 [...]
Thomas Holt, Jr.
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 [...]
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.
May 10, 2013 - On Monday, Alexandria Police arrested [...]
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
THE GRASS IS GROWING FAST ON OUR VACANT LOTS!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]