Category Archives: Local Headlines

Grant Deputies Arrest a Man With a Stolen Car


Grant Deputies arrest a man over a stolen car and they say he tried to pass himself off as his brother.
Deputies say 25-year-old Kenneth Trey Moran of Dry Prong stole the car from Alexandria.  He faces multiple charges including burglary, trespassing, criminal damage and giving false information.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/13

Attempted Home Break-In in Alexandria on Saturday


Alexandria Police catch a man in the act of breaking into a home in the 19 hundred block of Huffman.  Police say 48-year-old Gerald King tried to break-in through a back window early Saturday.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/13

Pineville Police Searching for Burglar


Pineville Police need your help identifying a man involved in multiple home and car burglaries.  These are surveillance photos of the man, who appears to be about six feet tall with a slightly muscular build.  Call Pineville Police if you know who this is.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/13


Reward Offered for Burglary Information

Crime Stoppers

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people who broke into Northwood High School.  Authorities discovered the damage on July 1st.  They say thieves stole 28 thousand dollars worth of equipment.
Call Crime Stoppers or the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Your information is confidential.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/8/13

2 Arrested for Home Burglary


A home burglary ends with shots being fired and two people from Alexandria behind bars.  42 year old Darren Brown and 30 year old Abigail Keller are accused of firing shots in the 16 hundred block of Stanford on July 3rd.  No one was hurt.
Police tracked down these two later that day in the 17 [...]

Share your opinion about Leesville and Vernon Parish


The City of Leesville has embarked on a parish-wide economic development plan.  The plan requires collecting surveys from the resident and business communities.  Please take a few minutes to fill out these surveys online.
Vernon Parish residents and business owners should take the community survey online at:
Vernon Parish business owners should take the business [...]

Man Tased After Resisting Arrest for Suspected Heroin Sales


Rapides deputies say a Woodworth man had to be tased after resisting arrest for suspected heroin sales.
Adrion Logan was arrested after a car chase Tuesday night in the vicinity of Broadway.
Deputies say when they tried to take him into custody he took off in his car.  They say he drive through gates at Alexandria Iron [...]

LSUA Celebrates Independence Day

LSU Alexandria has already celebrated Independence Day by hosting a cookout today.  The students, staff, faculty and friends were invited for burgers, dogs, fixin’s and dessert.  Students also set up an obstacle course.  There were also board games and volleyball.  The student body band performed.

The campus is closed tomorrow, but will re-open Friday.  The Governor’s [...]

Man Tries Smuggling Meth into Downtown Jail


Rapides jailers say a recently arrested man tried to smuggle meth into the downtown jail.  Deputies say 36-year-old William Blake of Alexandria was arrested on Tuesday for distribution and contraband.  He’s now being held without bond.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/3/13

Free Breakfast for Veterans on Saturday

A free breakfast is being offered Saturday for veterans.  It will be from 7 to 11 at the Masonic Lodge on Horseshoe Drive.

A retired mess sergeant will supervise the cooking.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/3/13