Monday Jun 17
St. John Parish crime report, June 17
Brandy C. Miller, 20, Heron Court, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 6/14/2013 and booked with simple criminal damage to property and contempt of court.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Class action lawsuit filed after plant explosion
Attorneys filed a class action lawsuit today against the operator of a Geismar chemical which exploded yesterday, killing one person and injuring dozens.
St. John Parish crime report, June 14
Ramornick R. Williams, 28, Whitlow Court, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 6/13/2013 and booked with aggravated battery, resisting an officer with force or violence, and injuring a police dog.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
LaPlace senior wins outstanding Catholic Student Award at Chapelle: LaPlace Town Talk
Jenna Tregre of LaPlace, a senior at Archbishop Chapelle High School , was presented the highest honor a Chapelle student can receive.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, June 12
Juvenile, 15, Oakmont Drive, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 6/11/2013 and booked with attempted theft of $1,500 or more and simple battery.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Freighter with pig iron grounds in Mississippi R
The Coast Guard says a 750-foot freighter loaded with pig iron grounded in the lower Mississippi River, impeding traffic for several hours.
Alleged drunk driver who killed 3 in St. Charles released from hospital
Louisiana State Police have confirmed that the allegedly drunk driver who killed three people, including a pregnant woman, in a crash in St. Charles Parish over Memorial Day weekend was released from the LSU Interim Hospital on Tuesday afternoon, and will be be arrested and booked in St. Charles Parish on three counts of vehicular manslaughter, one ... (more)
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Police investigate Monday shooting death
Baton Rouge police Monday were investigating the death of 33-year-old man who was shot in the head while sitting in a Cadillac SUV.
St. John Parish crime report, June 10
Randolph Anderson Jr., 39, Sugar Ridge Drive, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 6/7/2013 and booked with DWI-1st offense and careless operation.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, June 7
Dustin Braud, 30, Oak Bend Drive, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 6/6/2013 and booked with DWI- 1st offense, reckless operation, and stop signs.
Two caregivers at LaPlace agency booked with Medicaid fraud
Two caregivers at a LaPlace-based personal care services agency have been arrested and charged with Medicaid fraud after filing false claims, according to the Louisiana attorney general.
WWL-TV New Orleans
Man arrested for stealing thousands of dollars in fuel from former employer
Police arrested a LaPlace man for stealing a significant amount of fuel from a former employer, according to Sgt.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, June 6
Juan J. Lennix, 49, Kim Court, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 6/5/2013 and booked with disturbing the peace, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting an officer by violence, resisting an officer by refusing to identify, and public intimidation/retaliation of a public officer.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Former St. John councilman fined $50,000 after acknowledging ethics violations
Embattled former St. John the Baptist Parish Councilman Steve Lee , who for the past four years has been embroiled in a litany of alleged ethics violations , struck a deal with the Louisiana Board of Ethics in late April to avoid an adjudicatory hearing.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
St. John Parish crime report, June 4
Seth M. Martin, 34, Little Creek Drive, Gonzales, LA, was arrested on 6/3/2013 and booked with theft-auto over $500. Trey D. Creecy, 27, St.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Car in deadly wreck involved in deputy stop hours earlier
Deputies stopped a vehicle that was involved in a deadly accident just four hours before that wreck, arresting the driver and giving the keys to the two other occupants, the WDSU I-Team has learned.
Driver killed in crash in St. John Parish after losing control of vehicle
A driver was killed in St. John the Baptist Parish on Monday morning after he lost control of his vehicle while driving on U.S. 61, according to the Louisiana State Police.
Kenner Police arrest suspect in Friday afternoon home invasion, shooting
Chad Wilson, 21, was arrested and booked with attempted first-degree murder, armed robbery and aggravated burglary.
St. John Parish crime report, June 3
Kenneth Leggion, 52, Leclercq Lane, Livingston, LA, was arrested on 6/1/2013 and booked with DWI-1st offense, reckless operation, operating a vehicle while license is suspended, and fugitive from another agency.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Former Tulane equipment director David Lowry dies Saturday after struggle with renal cancer
Former Tulane director of equipment David Lowry died this morning after getting diagnosed with terminal renal cancer in July.