Category Archives: Local Headlines

2 Teens Arrested for Burglary

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Two Alexandria teens are arrested over the weekend for reportedly breaking into vehicles on Lisa Street
17-year-olds Devontay Krumvieda and Deonte Potier are charged with burglary and resisting an officer.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession

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A man is arrested for drugs after being stopped for a traffic offense. Police stopped 19-year-old Reginald Bennett of Alexandria yesterday in the 28 hundred block of Masonic Drive, and they say they smelled marijuana.
Bennett is charged with possession of marijuana and with drug paraphernalia.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

Health Officer: Vaccines Required for Kids to Attend School

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Next month kids return to school. But are they ready? Preparation is not just about uniforms and supplies. Our area public health officer says parents need to think about vaccinations.

More information is always available from your child’s doctor or from the area health unit.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

Man Arrested for Cocaine Distribution

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Alexandria police arrest a man for cocaine distribution and resisting arrest. They arrested Fredrick Lockett of Alexandria, in the 27 hundred block of 6th Street.
Police say he ran when they tried to talk to him after he emerged from the back of an abandoned house.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/15/14

State Takes Child From Parents After Suspicion of Abuse

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A 16 month old is now in the care of the state after his mother and a man in the home are arrested for cruelty. 30-year-old Jerry Chew and 23-year-old Michelle Littleton were arrested Sunday.
It happened in the 15 hundred block of Bringhurst after authorities saw bruises and other marks on the child’s legs and [...]

Police Searching for Suspicious Man

Pineville police need help finding a man who frightened girls playing in their yard. It happened Saturday afternoon on Donahue Ferry Road between the Pineville Expressway and Edgewood Drive.
The man drove into the yard. The mom came outside, and the man got back in his vehicle and sped off.
Police say the man drove a gray [...]

State Police Looking for Candidates

Students entering their senior year this fall are thinking about what they need to do for a career after high school and Louisiana State Police are always looking for good candidates willing to meet the qualifications.

For up-to-date information on what is required, go www.lsp.org to find out more.
KLAX ABC 31 News 7/14/14

2 Arrested in Theft of 46 Cigarette Cartons

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Two Alexandria men are arrested for stealing 46 cartons of cigarettes worth around four thousand dollars from a convenience store.
Clinton Branch Junior and Charles Demonte Hall, both 33, are charged with felony theft in the incident that happened July 3rd on Highway 28 East.
Deputies say video surveillance led them to the men.
KLAX ABC 31 News [...]

Nagin to Report to Bureau of Prisons September 8th

Disgraced former Mayor Ray Nagin may be just down the road in September. The sentencing judge has recommended Nagin serve his 10 year sentence at the federal penitentiary. He has to report to the Bureau of Prisons on September 8th. But, it’s entirely up to the prison officials where Nagin will go.
Oakdale became famous as [...]

17 Year Old, 3 Juveniles Arrested for Vandalizing Church with Feces

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Grant deputies arrest a 17 year old girl and three juveniles for vandalizing a church in the Hudson Creek community.
Deputies say Alexandra Goodman and the others broke in, spread feces on the walls, ate food out of the refrigerator, knocked holes in the walls and painted obscenities on the road in front of the church [...]