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  • Solution to flooding cemetery where people rebury the dead Play Video

    July 29, 2014 10:14 PM

    BELLE ROSE - A plan to fix a flooding issue that plagued a town's cemetery is underway. Parish leaders have acted on an idea to divert rising water to other areas. The move will protect Rosehill Baptist Cemetery. The cemetery flooded so badly on May 28, some families... more »
  • Belle Rose bust leads to the seizure of $4,000 in drugs

    June 17, 2014 3:26 PM

    BELLE ROSE - $4,000 worth of prescription drugs and illegal narcotics were seized and an arrest was made after a search of a Belle Rose residence on Tuesday morning. Jeremiah Millien, 33, of Donaldsonville was arrested after detectives found several scheduled prescription drugs, marijuana, cocaine, and heroin in the... more »
  • Parish plans to solve cemetery flood problem Play Video

    June 10, 2014 11:05 PM

    BELLE ROSE - At a town hall meeting Tuesday night, Assumption Parish leaders presented a plan to fix a town's flooding problem. Rosehill Baptist Cemetery flooded so badly on May 28, families of those buried there had to put sandbags on the crypts to keep them from raising and... more »
  • Sandbags weigh down floating crypts Play Video

    May 28, 2014 9:07 PM

    BELLE ROSE - A flooded cemetery in Assumption Parish forced loved ones of those entombed there to scramble to weigh coffins down with sandbags before they floating away in high water. By Wednesday afternoon, Rosehill Baptist Cemetery in Belle Rose off Highway 998 had about a foot of water... more »
  • Man wanted for terrorizing in Assumption Parish

    May 19, 2014 11:40 AM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies released the name of a man wanted for terrorizing in Assumption Parish after an incident at Belle Rose business Friday. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said 48-year-old Joseph Robertson of Morgan City went to Shelby Gaudet Contractors after having quit a few days earlier. Investigators... more »
  • Woman killed after her SUV hits tree

    April 2, 2014 10:31 AM

    BELLE ROSE - State police say a 27-year-old Belle Rose woman was killed after her SUV ran off La. Highway 308 and struck a tree in Assumption Parish. Troopers say Constance Pitts was driving in Belle Rose Tuesday when she failed to negotiate a left curve. After striking the tree,... more »
  • Second arrest made in 2012 deadly attack

    July 19, 2013 10:25 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A second person was arrested for a 2012 murder in Assumption Parish. Carl Smith was nabbed in neighboring Ascension Parish Friday. A grand jury indicted him for the murder of Tony Rodriguez. Rodriguez was shot and his body was dumped after he was killed in December. Deputies... more »
  • APSO: Man tied up, robbed at his home

    January 8, 2013 4:12 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding the people responsible for a home invasion in Belle Rose earlier this week. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said two masked men robbed a 22-year-old Belle Rose resident in his home the night of Jan. 6. ... more »
  • Man booked in robbery, shooting death

    December 12, 2012 11:04 AM

    BELLE ROSE- Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says detectives have arrested a 28-year-old Napoleonville man accused of shooting and killing a Thibodaux man last week during an armed robbery in Belle Rose. Waguespack said in a news release received by The Advocate Harrison Truehill was booked Tuesday night with second-degree... more »
  • Authorities searching for answers in shooting death Play Video

    December 6, 2012 4:51 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies are still searching for answers after finding a missing shooting victim from Assumption Parish. A fisherman found the body of 23-year-old Tony Rodriguez Jr., in an Iberville Parish canal between Donaldsonville and White Castle. Rodriguez went missing after a shooting in Assumption Parish... more »
  • Missing shooting victim's body found in canal

    December 6, 2012 12:43 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Fishermen found the body of a missing shooting victim last night, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the body of Tony Rodriguez Jr. was found last night by fishermen in a canal off Myles Road in Iberville Parish. He appeared to... more »
  • Sheriff: Wrong turn leads to shooting, arson Play Video

    December 5, 2012 4:06 PM

    BELLE ROSE- Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack calls it one of the most bizarre crimes he's ever investigated. Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, two men took a wrong turn on Tigerville Road and their night took a horrifying turn, according to investigators. "Two subjects stood in front of the... more »
  • Deputies searching for missing shooting victim

    December 5, 2012 10:38 AM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding an alleged shooting victim in Assumption Parish. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said Tony Rodriguez Jr., 23, is missing after he was possibly shot during a robbery yesterday. The sheriff said deputies were called by someone who said... more »
  • Many Bayou Corne residents stay in homes despite evacuation order Play Video

    August 4, 2012 7:17 PM

    BELLE ROSE- Despite a mandatory evacuation order, many who live near Bayou Corne weren't so quick to leave their homes. The shelter established for evacuees at Belle Rose Middle School was empty besides two Red Cross workers Saturday morning. Pauline Dillie says, " It appears most of the... more »
  • Abandoned well could be source of gas leak

    July 25, 2012 10:17 AM

    BELLE ROSE- An abandoned well may be the cause of a mysterious gas leak that's bubbling at the top of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou, according to parish officials. The Department of Natural Resources is investigating an orphaned well 1,000 feet from the main bubbling area in the Bayou... more »
  • Teen arrested after deputies find stolen weapons

    July 18, 2012 3:40 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Assumption Parish teen after they said he stole two pistols and other items from a vehicle in Belle Rose. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said deputies arrested the 13-year-old after finding the stolen items this morning. He said deputies were called out to... more »
  • APSO: Belle Rose man arrested for attempted murder of police officer

    June 14, 2012 11:42 AM

    BELLE ROSE - Assumption Parish Sheriff's narcotics officers arrested Russell Prean, 30, the night of June 12, on one count each of Attempted Murder on a Peace Officer, Aggravated Flight from an Officer and Possession with intent to Distribute Schedule II (cocaine/crack cocaine) Controlled Dangerous Substances, according to a release.... more »
  • Teen fight leaves one dead, another charged with 2nd degree murder

    March 9, 2012 8:42 AM

    BELLE ROSE - A fight between two teenagers left one dead, and another charged with 2nd degree murder. Yesterday around 6 p.m., Assumption Parish Dispatch Center received a 911 call in reference to a boy lying in the middle of Dorseyville Lane with a stab wound to his side.... more »
  • Teen stabbed to death; juvenile arrested

    March 8, 2012 8:23 PM

    BELLE ROSE- A 15-year-old was stabbed to death, another juvenile arrested for the murder Thursday evening. Few details are available, but News2 has learned the victim was found in the street and died at a hospital. Names have not been released. more »
  • Belle Rose man accused of molesting juvenile

    April 4, 2011 3:16 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies have arrested an Ascension Parish man in suspicion of molesting a juvenile in Belle Rose. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said deputies arrested Isaih Lewis, 34, late Friday night after he said the alleged victim told investigators Lewis had been molesting him for some time. ... more »
  • Belle Rose murder suspect has long rap sheet

    March 16, 2011 5:50 PM

    BELLE ROSE- Assumption Parish court records indicate Dean Hue, Sr., has a long rap sheet. The charges include drug distribution and attempted murder. Now he is a suspect in the death of his great-aunt, 84-year-old Anna Mae Hildalgo. Hidalgo's body was found in Rocky Canal Monday after her family... more »
  • Belle Rose murder suspects include relative of victim

    March 16, 2011 8:44 AM

    BELLE ROSE - Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputies have arrested three people in connection to the murder of 84-year-old Anna Mae Hidalgo, including her great-nephew. Raven Blanchard, Dean Hue Sr. and a 12-year-old boy admitted to being involved in the murder of Hidalgo, according to investigators. Authorities say Hidalgo is... more »
  • APSO Sheriff: Body of missing Belle Rose woman found

    March 14, 2011 11:40 AM

    BELLE ROSE - Authorities say they've found the body of an elderly woman who they believe was abducted from her home in Assumption Parish. Sheriff Mike Waguespack of Assumption Parish said they found the body of Anna Mae Hidalgo, 84, during an aerial search near her home in Belle... more »
  • Belle Rose man arrested for attempted murder

    January 20, 2011 2:59 PM

    A man accused of attempted 2nd Degree Murder in Assumption Parish is now behind bars. Deputies say 20 year-old Jarron Collins walked up to the victim with a gun while the victim was sitting in his car. They say the victim tried to wrestle away the gun from... more »
  • Sheriff: Woman stole from casino to pay bills

    December 13, 2010 10:38 AM

    ASSUMPTION PARISH- The manager of the Gator Gold Casino in Belle Rose, told sheriff's deputies she caught her assistant manager stealing cash from the casino safe, red handed. 44 year old Karen Aucion was seen on security camera taking approximately $2,000. Assumption deputies say when they questioned her,... more »
  • Two arrested in drive-by shooting in Paincourtville

    September 23, 2010 7:12 AM

    Two men from Belle Rose were arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Paincourtville last week, and deputies are still looking for a third suspect. On September 15th, deputies say three masked black males were riding on a red three wheeler and fired several rounds into three residences on... more »
  • Oil shuts down Paincourtville raceway

    August 19, 2010 3:41 PM

    The No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose can't quite live up to its name these days. That's because it sits empty, filled not with fans but with fumes of oil and natural gas that have been spewing from a blown out well for nine days. Local officials cancelled races... more »
  • 8-year-old boy drowns in Assumption Parish

    May 25, 2010 6:51 AM

    Assumption Parish deputies say an 8-year-old boy died after falling into an abandoned swimming pool in the 6500 block of Hwy 1, in Belle Rose. Deputies say Klyund Jones fell into the in-ground swimming pool while trying to get a ball he and his friends were playing with. First responders... more »

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