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Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Advocate
Two 18-year-olds and a juvenile, arrested Tuesday in the burglary of a Prairieville business are also behind a string of other thefts in the area, said the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala. An anonymous tip led detectives to Derek Hayes, 18, and a 16-year-old juvenile who were involved in a burglary Sunday of Searcher's Supply and Outfitters in Prairieville, a repair and restoration shop for off-road vehicles, Bacala said in a news release. Comment?
Monday Dec 15 | via Crooks and Liars
Here's an example of how arrests can be made without shooting the suspect. Now if they'd just apply these rules to African-Americans. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via The Advocate
A Gonzales man claiming ties to the Oath Keepers and Sovereign Citizens movements that have had deadly run-ins with law enforcement landed in jail this month after he threatened to shoot any Gonzales employee who stepped foot on his property because the city had turned off his water, police said. Wearing full body armor with a knife strapped to his chest, a Kevlar helmet with a face mask and armed with pepper spray, Brandon D. Gibbs, 29, had to be coaxed out of his home and subdued by officers, police said Friday. Comment?
Monday Dec 1 | via The Advocate
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a Donaldsonville man wanted on theft and battery on an officer in a shoplifting incident Saturday, said Maj. Kevin Hanna, of the Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Saturday Nov 29 | via The Advocate
Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Daryl Comery Jr., left, associate principal at Donaldsonville High School, shows off his "Product of Donaldsonville," Tshirt, along with exemplary students from the school. The students are, left to right, first row: Tyrielle Thomas, Essarah Hopkins, Alaine Miles, Xenet Carter, Maria Sanchez, Courtney Cavalier and Michael Landry; second row: Andrew Dickerson, Jason Williams, James Diggs, Braxton Bernard, Stephen Sullivan, Howard Kreamer and Jaquel Gant. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Narcotics Detectives along with Gonzales Police arrested Harold Butler, 31, and Jessica Normand, 31, of Donaldsonville for soliciting and prostitution charges. Detectives received information of Normand providing escort services on a social media site. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via The Advocate
Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville couple in a prostitution sting on Friday and booked a third person accused of trying to cover up evidence at their home, where deputies found drugs, a revolver and a dog that had died. Harold Butler, 31, and his girlfriend Jessica Normand, also 31, were booked after they arrived at a hotel in Gonzales for what they thought was a prostitution operation, said Maj. Comment?
Nov 20, 2014 | via The Advocate
Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested four people on drugs and illegal weapons counts after detectives spotted their unoccupied vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped parking spot at a convenience store. Once the four got in the vehicle and drove off, detectives pulled them over Tuesday and found the driver, John Johnson, 43, 39209 Vindez Road, Gonzales, was wanted on charges of failing to appear in court, Sheriff's Maj. Comment?
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