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Police: drug trafficking operation busted in college neighborhood

Posted 4:51 AM 12/19/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - A house in a quiet neighborhood of mostly college students was a cover for a drug trafficking operation, police said in court documents relating to the arrest of Sittipong Jitarun, 31.

Jitarun was arrested Thursday at his house in Nicholson Lakes after a search turned up (More)

12/18/2014

Council makes decision on two temporary members

Council makes decision on two temporary members

Posted 4:19 AM 12/18/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

GONZALES- In an unheard of unanimous vote by the city council Wednesday night, two people were nominated for open positions on the council.

Barbara Duhe, a retired city worker, was appointed to fill the seat left vacant when Timothy Vessel was recalled earlier this month. Seventy-five (More)

12/17/2014

Town council approves 'Going out of Business Sale' for police

Town council approves 'Going out of Business Sale' for police

Posted 4:20 AM 12/17/2014 by Trey Schmaltz

SORRENTO- The town council overwhelmingly approved selling off police equipment Tuesday night.

City leaders declared police cruisers, guns, desks - everything once used by officers - as surplus (More)

12/16/2014

I-12 reopens late Monday night

I-12 reopens late Monday night

Posted 4:58 AM 12/16/2014 by WBRZ Staff

HAMMOND - State Police sprayed foam across I-12 Monday afternoon to clean up a fuel tanker truck which flipped with a full load of gasoline near Hammond, blocking the highway.

Troopers closed I-12 in both directions after the big rig wreck on the eastbound side of the highway. Pictures (More)

12/15/2014

LP residents busted in Gonzales Walmart theft

LP residents busted in Gonzales Walmart theft

Posted 8:26 AM 12/15/2014 by Hunter Robinson

GONZALES - Police arrested two people they say shoplifted from the Gonzales Walmart late last month.

Sarah Bourgeois, 27, turned herself in after investigators released security footage of the duo walking into the store. She is a resident of Livingston. Police were able to track down (More)

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