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4 arrested for stealing copper after being caught in the act

Charles Jeffrey Hemphill, age 47, Donald Richard Jones, age 56, Katherine Wyrick, age 45 and Stephanie Cotton, age 47, all of Monroe, have been arrested and booked in OCC on charges stemming from the investigation.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-19 17:14:49

Grambling, Ruston residents caught in Nigerian marriage scheme

Adebisi Philip Bode Adejumo, 34, a Grambling, Louisiana, resident and Nigerian citizen; Godspower Raphael Sobaeh, 31, a Fort Worth, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen; and Olabode Ebenezer Olubodun, 37, a Houston, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Terr


Man suspected in 5 Louisiana killings arrested in Mississippi after traffic stop

Darrell Williams Jr. and his wife, Casi Williams, have been arrested by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, said Cmdr. Jeremy Skinner in a press release.

THEADVOCATE.COM - 2018-10-19 13:34:00

Thousands of fish found dead in Bayou Desiard

MONROE, La. - Thousands of crappie, bass, bream and shad found dead in Bayou Desiard.Leaving many residents wondering if there is a problem.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-18 23:56:11

MPD: Cashier took $1K in cash from grocery store

According to an arrest report for Siera Leonard, age 25, West Monroe, officers were dispatched to the store to speak with the manager regarding a theft complaint.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-10-18 16:41:00

Deputies searching for person missing for a year

OUACHITA Parish - (10/19/18) Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are continuing their missing person investigation involving Kenneth Leroy Bouwell, age 46, last seen in October 2017 by family members.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-19 15:46:16

Family recovering after devastating hit and run

WEST MONROE, La. - One woman and her kids were practically left for dead, but roughly a month after a hit and run they are recovering.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-19 04:14:12

Chiefs’ men’s team takes third in Ruston

On Saturday, Oct. 13 the Chiefs competed in the Seventh Annual Bulldog Aquatics Invitational in Ruston on La. Tech’s campus. Swimmers with dropped time were Derrick Anderson (0.22 secs), Myles Fabre (5.46 secs), Trey McDowell (7.79 secs), Cooper Miller (0.40 secs), Jack Nicholson (4.37 secs), Rebeka

NATCHITOCHES TIMES - 2018-10-18 15:46:40

Man wanted for home invasion, other charges

Police are looking for 32-year-old Dennis D. Douglas for charges of home invasion, domestic abuse battery, aggravated assault-domestic, aggravated battery and 2nd degree battery.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-18 15:14:18

Marion woman accused of setting estranged husband's house on fire

Tajuana Carr, 50, was booked into the Union Parish Detention Center on Thursday, October 18, on one count of Simple Arson.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-10-18 20:42:10

Louisiana murder suspect arrested in Hancock County

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Officials have a man in custody believed to be a possible murder suspect.Darrell Williams Jr. was arrested Oct. 16 around 4 p.m. by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding murder warrant.The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received information from Bienville

WLOX - 2018-10-19 00:25:00

Man suspected in 5 killings in Louisiana found living in Waveland, sheriff says

Darrell Williams Jr. and his wife, Casi Williams, have been arrested by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, said Cmdr. Jeremy Skinner in a press release.

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-10-18 18:27:00

West Monroe woman arrested on nine counts of forgery

West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of nine counts of forgery last week after receiving a complaint the suspect took checks from a victim while they lived together.Victoria Brook Hodnett, 19, of 100 Nora St., West Monroe, cashed nine checks without the victim's consent, acco

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-10-18 14:30:00

Tiger Cross Country Races At Ruston

In a field of predominately 5A schools, the Tiger cross-country team finished 8th in a field of 14. Senior Tyler Hight ran a career best time of 16:08 over the rolling 3-mile course to lead the Tigers. Tyler finished 6th overall out of 113 runners. Junior Cole DeBusk followed with a season best time


Inmate dies while trying to save another who was falling out of pickup bed

One inmate was trying to save another inmate when both fell out of a pickup bed, killing one and injuring the other, authorities say. It happened about 11 a.m. Oct. 17 on Main Street (U.S. Highway 80) just west of U.S. Highway 371 in Dixie Inn. (Heyen, Curtis)


Suspect arrested in Bingo robbery

Stewart Kelly Jr. has been arrested in connection with the Aug. 9 robbery of LaVideo Bingo Hall robbery in Winnsboro.The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in identifying the individual in the photographs who may have additional information regarding the robbery. The Sheriff’s


Armed and dangerous suspect wanted in Monroe shooting

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Man accused of setting fire at Mexican restaurant

According to an arrest report for Bernard Henderson, age 56, Ouachita Parish Fire requested the services of the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal after the Tuesday incident.


‘They are dumping them’: Foster child sent to shelter on 18th birthday, now in prison

Rashaad Piper at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel on September 7, 2018. (Photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)


Bossier City police seek looking for robbery suspects

The first crime happened about 5:45 a.m. October 8. A man walked in the store, presented a handgun, and took an undetermined amount of cash from the register.