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  • Ascension deputies arrest man on child cruelty charge

    February 4, 2016 7:22 AM

    GONZALES- Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Gonzales man on a child cruelty count over allegations he did not care for his son's burns for two months, allowing the wound to become infected. Sheriff's Office Maj. Kevin Hanna said in a news release Wednesday deputies found 30-year-old Joseph Babin... more »
  • Gonzales Police look for man behind deposit slip fraud

    January 26, 2016 12:49 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public’s help Tuesday in locating a man accused of rewriting deposit slips from his job to make a profit for himself. Investigators say LeMichael Munson was identified on surveillance as being at the Red River Bank in Dutchtown on the days in question.... more »
  • New surveillance cameras a big help in fighting crimes

    January 25, 2016 8:12 AM

    GONZALES- A string of six armed robberies of Gonzales businesses over the course of a year galvanized Police Chief Sherman Jackson's pursuit of police surveillance cameras. The break in the case came after surveillance video from a business gave officers a glimpse of a car at the scene of one... more »
  • Gonzales Police report rash of IRS scam phone calls

    January 21, 2016 11:39 AM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales say they have received several reports from area residents about an ongoing phone scam where victims report receiving calls from someone claiming to represent the IRS and stating a lawsuit has been filed against the victim. Investigators say the calls are being made now... more »
  • Man wanted by Gonzales PD in connection with October attack

    January 21, 2016 11:33 AM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public’s assistance Thursday morning in locating a man accused of an attack at a Gonzales convenient store last fall. Gonzales Police say 23-year-old David Foreman is wanted for second degree battery, stemming from the incident that happened on Oct. 28. Law enforcement said... more »
  • Ascension voters face April bond election to build 4 schools

    January 19, 2016 11:55 AM

    GONZALES - As the Ascension Parish school district looks to an April election on a bond issue, it hopes voters will approve for construction of four new schools. The school board has gone through cycles of new construction and renovation in recent years in an effort to meet population... more »
  • City council appoints replacement for Matassa's seat

    January 11, 2016 9:35 PM

    GONZALES - The city council here appointed David Guitreau to fill the rest of former councilman Kenny Matassa's term. Matassa was elected parish president in December. He had to resign from the council to run the parish. The vote Monday night is the second time Guitreau, a contractor,... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in 25-year-old Ascension Parish murder case

    January 8, 2016 6:06 PM

    GONZALES - A man confessed he killed a woman 25 years ago inside an Ascension Parish courthouse this afternoon. Kenneth Lavigne, who is now 50 years old, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and second degree kidnapping charges for the death of his uncle's ex-wife, Jeannie Lavigne, who was 38 years... more »
  • Ascension Parish Coroner IDs body found in Gonzales last weekend

    December 30, 2015 2:36 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Coroner’s Office has identified a man’s body found last weekend in Gonzales. The coroner says the body belongs to 54-year-old Jasper Morris. They also said they believe based on the autopsy performed that the case will be considered a murder. The Gonzales Police... more »
  • Gonzales Police continue to seek ID of body found Saturday

    December 29, 2015 11:25 AM

    GONZALES - A Gonzales police detective says investigators believe a man whose body was found on the side of a city road Saturday was the victim of a homicide. Detectives say police still were trying to determine the man's identity and were awaiting autopsy results. Police Chief Sherman Jackson... more »
  • Ascension Parish resident may see higher sewer rates

    December 29, 2015 9:18 AM

    GONZALES- The sole bidder to provide regional sewer service to East Ascension Parish says it can deliver service after the parish government was unable to create a system on its own. Ascension Environmental LLC says having the customers is critical to financing the $300 million plan to bring public sewage... more »
  • Deputies: Drunk woman accidentally fired gun into neighboring apartment Play Video

    December 28, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Gonzales woman Sunday night after they say she accidentally fired a gun into an adjacent apartment. Lauren Lee, 20 of Gonzales, noted she was intoxicated early Sunday morning and pulled the trigger of a gun she thought wasn't... more »
  • Ascension Parish officials to hold Christmas tree drop-off in Gonzales

    December 28, 2015 3:44 PM

    GONZALES - Officials in Ascension Parish say the parish government will hold a Christmas tree drop-off event starting early next week. The event will be held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, located at 9039 St. Landry Road in Gonzales, from Saturday, Jan. 2 through Sunday, Jan. 10. Parish... more »
  • Gonzales police seeking help to identify body

    December 26, 2015 6:40 PM

    GONZALES – Police are asking for help to identify a man’s body found Saturday in Gonzales. The Gonzales Police Department said they received a call Saturday morning about a body found on the south side of Edenborne Parkway. Police said it appears someone dumped the body at that location.... more »
  • Police identify driver hit by train in Gonzales

    December 15, 2015 4:46 PM

    GONZALES - Police have identified the driver who was hospitalized after his truck was hit by a train in Gonzales Monday morning. Gonzales Police say 38-year-old Harry L. White of Baton Rouge was crossing the railroad tracks on Felix Street when his pickup truck was hit by an oncoming... more »
  • Driver in critical condition after truck hit by train Play Video

    December 14, 2015 9:41 AM

    GONZALES - Officials say a man is hospitalized after his truck was hit by a train in Gonzales Monday morning. The crash involving a train and a truck happened at the railroad crossing on N. Felix Avenue just before 7 a.m. The truck was hit at the crossing, which... more »
  • Deputies look to identify men behind cigarette carton heist

    December 3, 2015 11:31 AM

    GONZALES - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish are looking to identify two suspects who stole about $850 worth of cartons of cigarettes from the Airline Highway Dollar General in Gonzales last month. Deputies said both suspects were captured on video leaving the store in what appeared to be a... more »
  • Developer looks to expand industrial park in Ascension

    November 16, 2015 11:24 AM

    GONZALES - A New Roads land developer's plan to expand an Ascension Parish industrial park has hit some approval snags. L.J. Grezaffi is hoping to expand into the 345-acre interior of his Ascension Commerce Center, which has become home to industrial service businesses that line Louisiana Highway 30 and... more »
  • Crowds gather in Gonzales for annual Veterans Day ceremony

    November 11, 2015 12:35 PM

    GONZALES – Crowds gathered in Gonzales Wednesday at the Ascension Veterans Memorial Park to honor our nation’s heroes for Veterans Day The annual Veterans Day ceremony in Gonzales kicked off at 11 a.m. at the park’s amphitheater. This year’s guest speaker was Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez. Event... more »
  • Small plane crashes near St. Elizabeth hospital in Gonzales Play Video

    November 6, 2015 1:42 PM

    GONZALES - Officials at St. Elizabeth Hospital said a small plane with one man in it crashed into a field next to the medical offices. The man was able to get out of the plane and paramedics took the pilot to Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in... more »
  • Estranged husband indicted for wife's brutal death

    October 9, 2015 11:55 PM

    GONZALES - Friday, a grand jury indicted David Johnson, 38, on first degree murder and violation of a protective order charges in relation to his estranged wife's death earlier this summer. Prosecutors said Johnson beat the woman, Monica Johnson, to death with a baseball bat outside of their home... more »
  • Owner of Gonzales bar arrested for operating without permit

    October 7, 2015 5:33 PM

    GONZALES - Alcohol and Tobacco Control agents and Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of operating a bar without a valid state alcohol permit. An ATC agent went to Weber City Bar, located on Weber City Road in Gonzales, after the agency received a complaint concerning... more »
  • Sheriff praises domestic violence victim for fighting back

    October 6, 2015 9:48 PM

    GONZALES - In a news release Tuesday, the sheriff's department praised a woman for protecting herself from an ex-boyfriend. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the woman was threatened by Jonathan Beaureau, 35, on September 27. The woman said Beaureau left her a disturbing voice mail and ransacked her... more »
  • LSP unit, DOTD vehicle damaged in crash with impaired driver

    September 23, 2015 1:26 PM

    GONZALES - A Louisiana State Police patrol unit was damaged after an impaired driver from Florida crashed into it in the early morning hours of Wednesday. State police said a trooper was investigating a crash on LA 30 at Ashland Road in Gonzales when a Ford F-350 pickup truck,... more »
  • Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival Play Video

    September 22, 2015 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- People from all over Louisiana will be in Gonzales this weekend for the annual Ascension Balloon Festival. This year's festival will feature more than 30 different hot air balloons from all over the country, including three uniquely shaped balloons. The event will feature live music, delicious southern Louisiana... more »
  • Ascension Parish drivers fear rock attacks Play Video

    September 17, 2015 5:36 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Drivers say they fear they could be the next victim in a string of rock attacks. "I'm worried because you never now what's going to happen or who's going to be with me and the most important person is my son, he's only two so I'm... more »
  • Woman pleads guilty to embezzling $25K from furniture store

    September 17, 2015 11:20 AM

    GONZALES - A 40-year-old woman will serve five years of supervised probation and pay restitution after she pleaded guilty to embezzling thousands of dollars from a Gonzales furniture store. Shannon Desira, of St. Amant, will go to a restitution hearing Oct. 13 to determine how much she should pay... more »
  • Area leaders push for passenger rail service Play Video

    September 16, 2015 6:03 PM

    GONZALES - Area leaders met today to show their support for a passenger rail service. It would build stations in Gonzales, Baton Rouge, Kenner and New Orleans. Despite the overwhelming support, leaders have not disclosed how much the system would cost. A March 2014 study estimates the service would... more »
  • Carport fire destroys home, vehicle in Gonzales

    September 16, 2015 5:05 PM

    GONZALES - Firefighters say a carport fire at a house in the 1600 block of South Augusta Street completely destroyed the residence, along with a vehicle in the carport, Saturday morning. City of Gonzales firefighters were dispatched to the scene on Sept. 12 at 6:30 a.m. when the fire... more »
  • New Orleans-to-Baton Rouge commuter railway championed

    September 16, 2015 4:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Parish leaders along the busy industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans are championing the idea of creating a railway commuter line to connect the state's two largest cities and economic hubs. Gathering in Gonzales on Wednesday, parish presidents and representatives from seven parishes along the... more »
  • Deputies look for suspects behind rock throwing in Gonzales

    September 16, 2015 12:49 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help Wednesday in identifying suspects who were reported to be seen throwing rocks from the side of the road onto Hwy 30 last Friday, damaging several vehicles in the process. Deputies said the rocks were thrown on the... more »
  • Gonzales PD looking for missing man

    September 13, 2015 4:23 PM

    GONZALES, La. - The Gonzales Police Department is asking for the community's assistance in searching for a missing man. Terrance Duplish, 47, was last heard from at 11:30 pm on Friday, after he had received dialysis treatment. Duplush's 2004 Toyota Camry was recovered Saturday night around 9:00 pm.... more »
  • Car chase passenger in custody on drug charges; driver still at large

    September 8, 2015 12:58 PM

    GONZALES - Police said the passenger of a vehicle involved in a car chase last Friday is in custody on drug charges, and they're still searching for the driver. The passenger of the vehicle, Ahmad Johnson, was booked on charges of unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, possession of... more »
  • Deputies arrest Gonzales man accused of cyber stalking

    September 2, 2015 3:08 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish reported Wednesday morning the arrest of a Gonzales man accused of cyber stalking. 30-year-old Keith Carlin turned himself into authorities shortly before 10 a.m. after a warrant for his arrest was issued by deputies after an investigation revealed that Carlin was sending... more »
  • Man accused of raping guest at his home

    August 28, 2015 11:21 AM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's detectives charged a Gonzales man with rape and sexual battery for an assault which authorities said happened this week. Deputies arrested 56-year-old Carl McKinley after they said he sexually assaulted a woman who was staying with him and his wife. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley... more »
  • 1 arrested after firing shots outside Gonzales restaurant

    August 24, 2015 2:27 PM

    GONZALES - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of firing shots during a fight outside of a Gonzales restaurant Sunday night. Gonzales PD said they responded to reports of shots fired at Quaker Steak and Lube, located a 2706 South Cabela's Parkway, just after 9 p.m. Once... more »
  • 4 arrested in Gonzales for meth distribution, gun charges

    August 20, 2015 3:59 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish say they have arrested four individuals Wednesday on an assortment of charges including drug distribution and weapons charges. A joint investigation over the course of two months carried out by undercover detectives from the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police... more »
  • Police say woman 'betrayed' elderly to buy luxury car

    August 19, 2015 11:55 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a 23-year-old Gonzales woman after they said she stole an elderly woman's personal information and used it buy a luxury car. Police charged Brelle Ford with one count of bank fraud and one count of felony identity theft. Investigators said Ford used false information... more »
  • Gonzales arson leaves one suspect dead, second suspect clinging to life Play Video

    August 18, 2015 4:28 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators in Ascension Parish say one suspect is dead and another is clinging to life following an act of recent arson that destroyed a Gonzales home. On the night of Friday, Aug. 14, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a fire at a residence on Tom... more »
  • Two arrested, three wanted in jewelry store heist

    August 12, 2015 2:01 PM

    GONZALES – Police arrested two men and said three other suspects are at large Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of a Gonzales jewelry store last month. Louisiana State Police arrested one suspect, 21-year-old Jacquendes Octave of Harvey, early Wednesday morning. Authorities in Georgia also arrested Casey Johnson,... more »
  • Air pollution settlement pays for Ascension Parish solar panels Play Video

    August 5, 2015 6:33 PM

    GONZALES - Energy company NRG spent over $1 million on an Ascension Parish solar project as part of an air pollution settlement. More than 1,000 solar panels were installed at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Complex. The facility houses a number of parish government offices with 150 employees. The solar panels... more »
  • Gonzales FD respond to call from N. Airline Piccadilly

    July 29, 2015 4:02 PM

    GONZALES - City of Gonzales Firefighters responded to a call from the Piccadilly Cafeteria on N. Airline Hwy Tuesday night. Firefighters responded to the scene at around 8 p.m. to find a sprinkler head had opened and was spraying large amounts of water inside the restaurant. Investigators said the... more »
  • Gonzales Police searching for Walmart shoplifter

    July 21, 2015 4:34 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help Tuesday tracking down a man who investigators said stole a weed trimmer and pressure washer from the Gonzales Walmart recently. Gonzales PD said on June 22 the man took a weedeater worth $167 from the store. At the time security camera... more »
  • Ascension, St. James Airport gets more land

    July 20, 2015 8:07 AM

    GONZALES- The Louisiana Regional Airport just outside Gonzales grew by about 30 acres last week. The Ascension-St. James Airport and Transportation Authority, which operates the airport, purchased 28.3 acres of undeveloped woodlands south of the airport for just over $677,000. Jared Amato, a member of the airport authority, says the... more »
  • Gonzales man and 16-year-old runaway arrested on drug charges

    July 17, 2015 12:07 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish deputies charged a Gonzales man for illegal possession of drugs and stolen firearms Thursday. Deputies received a complaint that Fabian Mills, 40, went to a woman's house and demanded to find her son, who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of heroin and a firearm from Mills.... more »
  • Man found dead from possible overdose in Gonzales parking lot

    July 6, 2015 6:06 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish say a 26-year-old man was found dead from a possible drug overdose in his car parked in a Gonzales parking lot. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday morning, deputies responded to reports of a man slumped over in his vehicle in the... more »
  • Upscale development finalized for Gonzales

    July 3, 2015 9:38 AM

    GONZALES- Developers of a mixed-use community coming planned in Gonzales have finalized the $8 million purchase of 345 acres. Southern Lifestyle Development, of Lafayette, will build the upscale development, called Conway Plantation, on Louisiana Highway 44 just south of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Formerly the cattle ranch of the late... more »
  • Upscale development finalized for Gonzales

    July 2, 2015 12:30 PM

    GONZALES - Developers of a mixed-use community coming planned in Gonzales have finalized the $8 million purchase of 345 acres. Southern Lifestyle Development, of Lafayette, will build the upscale development, called Conway Plantation, on Louisiana Highway 44 just south of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Formerly the cattle ranch of the... more »
  • Gonzales firefighters cook for a good cause Play Video

    July 1, 2015 6:19 PM

    GONZALES - The Gonzales Firefighters Association has been raising funds for retired firefighters and the community for the past six years. Cooking and selling Boston butt is how they do it. "I think it's a little bit of molasses, a little bit of sugar and Cajun seasoning. Maybe some... more »
  • Former healthcare executive pleads guilty to stealing over $200,000

    July 1, 2015 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former healthcare executive from Gonzales pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $200,000 from nursing homes throughout Louisiana and Arkansas. The Department of Justice says 36-year-old Travis Templet was convicted of engaging in a wire fraud scheme to defraud a non-profit health care organization. ... more »
  • Gonzales master plan would take advantage of commuter train

    June 29, 2015 9:23 AM

    GONZALES- The draft of a new master plan for the city of Gonzales calls for turning the oldest section of the city into a renewed downtown. Gonzales officials hope to capitalize on a commuter train line that may one day go through the city. They also are looking at... more »
  • Basketball coach accused of soliciting sex from teen Play Video

    June 18, 2015 4:28 PM

    GONZALES - A basketball coach from Gonzales was arrested based on accusations that he solicited sex from a 15-year old girl. According to investigators, it was the teen's mom who blew the case wide-open after she saw inappropriate contact between her daughter and 26-year-old Adrian Steib Junior. Steib... more »
  • Memorial Day ceremonies

    May 25, 2015 8:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Today millions of people across the country are honoring the men and women who gave their lives to protect ours. Here are some area events taking place to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. The Port Hudson Memorial Ceremony is being held at 11 a.m. in... more »
  • 21-year-old killed in Ascension crash

    May 23, 2015 12:47 PM

    GONZALES - Troopers say a 21-year-old man from Gonzales was killed in a crash on US Hwy 61 south of Hwy 621 in Ascension Parish. Jason Williams, 24, was driving south on US Hwy 61 around 9:30 p.m. Friday when his car ran off the roadway and struck a... more »
  • Jambalaya Festival in Gonzales tests local chefs' mettle Play Video

    May 22, 2015 6:58 PM

    GONZALES - Tucked into what is shaping up to be an activity packed long weekend in the Capital Area, the Jambalaya Festival in Gonzales is sure to bring plenty of family, food and music together all the way into Sunday. The crown jewel of the weekend festival is the... more »
  • Gonzales jambalaya festival Play Video

    May 22, 2015 10:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Tens of thousands of jambalaya junkies will invade Gonzales Friday, for the legendary jambalaya festival. It's the annual south Louisiana start of summer, food, and fun. This morning News 2's John Pastorek was in Gonzalez learning more about the celebration. People from all over Louisiana will be... more »
  • Gonzales council passes new budgets unanimously

    May 12, 2015 7:28 AM

    GONZALES- The Gonzales City Council has passed its 2015-16 general fund and capital outlay budgets unanimously in marked contrast to last year's six-month budget fight between two factions of the council. The $10.6 million capital outlay budget approved Monday will be funding some $3 million in road projects, $1 million... more »
  • Various charges filed against multiple people after home invasion Play Video

    May 12, 2015 12:08 AM

    GONZALES - Police were tight-lipped about a home invasion case where multiple people were arrested, including some who were not the offenders involved in the home invasion. A spokesperson released limited details of the attack Monday afternoon. In an email, the police department said the home invasion happened early... more »
  • Flipped RV closes I-10E past Gonzales

    May 11, 2015 12:04 PM

    SORRENTO - State Police said an overturned recreational vehicle caused traffic to stack up on I-10 East starting at milepost 189 about 10 miles east of Gonzales Monday morning. Troopers announced all lanes of I-10E were back open shortly after 12:30 p.m. when vehicle recovery efforts were completed. ... more »
  • Chemical plant expansions make Gonzales housing boom target

    May 11, 2015 7:53 AM

    GONZALES- Developers looking to cash in on a housing crunch created in the wake of industrial expansions in the chemical corridor have been eyeing Gonzales, with new subdivisions. Several subdivisions are in the works. Officials recently announced the development of 203 acres on Conway Plantation for single-family homes. Activity is... more »
  • Man arrested for domestic violence after giving false statement

    May 1, 2015 1:02 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man accused of beating his wife after the couple turned up at Gonzales emergency room claiming they had been jumped by several men just after midnight Wednesday. 29-year-old Gregory Alix Jr. and his wife arrived at St. Elizabeth Hospital just after 12:30 a.m. with... more »
  • Last 3 men sentenced for 2012 Gonzales home invasion triple slaying

    April 23, 2015 11:18 AM

    GONZALES - The final three men convicted in a 2012 home invasion triple murder in Gonzales have been sentenced after all reached plea bargains with prosecutors. Charlotte Guedry, spokeswoman for District Attorney Ricky Babin, said Rolando Stewart was sentenced Wednesday to 63 years in prison, while Travis Moore got 26... more »
  • Gonzales' "Music in the Park" moved indoors

    April 12, 2015 2:32 PM

    GONZALES - The free concert, "Music in the Park," has been moved indoors due to the rainy weather Sunday. The concert will be inside the Gonzales Civic Center instead of at Jambalaya Park. The gig will feature music from The Boogies Men, a 9-piece dance band powered by... more »
  • Two accused of attempted murder in home invasion

    April 7, 2015 5:04 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested two men in connection with a home invasion in Gonzales this past weekend. Lt. Col. Bobby Webre said Ascension Parish deputies accused 22-year-old Patrick Austin and 23-year-old Edward "Willie" Scott III of home invasion and attempted first-degree murder. Detectives said they were called... more »
  • Large, new development brings infrastructure concerns

    April 6, 2015 10:30 PM

    GONZALES - Contractors are ready to break ground on a new development in Gonzales, but people who live nearby are worried about the traffic and flooding impact it will have on the area. Southern Lifestyle Development, best-known for River Ranch in Lafayette, is set to start construction this summer... more »
  • Suspects wanted in home invasion where homeowner was shot

    April 5, 2015 2:01 PM

    GONZALES - A homeowner was shot inside his home when two suspects tried to break-in early Sunday morning. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for two men involved in a home invasion on Chick Duplessis Road around 2:30 a.m. Deputies say the two suspects kicked in the... more »
  • Fire hydrant left open for weeks during work Play Video

    April 2, 2015 4:24 PM

    GONZALES - One man says a fire hydrant in Gonzales has been wasting thousands of gallons of water over the past two weeks. On his bread delivery route, Jeff Pederson passes by the fire hydrant daily. One day he discovered it pouring gallons of water by the minute. He's... more »
  • Election results for four La. parishes

    March 29, 2015 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Results are in after voters went to the polls Saturday in four parishes. Here are the results. East Baton Rouge Former Metro Councilman, Darrell Ourso narrowly defeated current Metro Councilman, Buddy Amoroso for the District 66 seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives. The... more »
  • Woman pleads no contest in accident that killed 2 children

    March 25, 2015 2:44 PM

    GONZALES - A Prairieville woman who lost control of her car and hit and killed a brother and sister fishing alongside the highway has pleaded no contest to a careless operation charge. 48-year-old Shawnette B. Taylor entered the plea Wednesday before state District Judge Marilyn Lambert. She then sentenced Taylor... more »
  • Police: Woman stole hundreds on company card

    March 16, 2015 8:10 AM

    GONZALES - An employee at Approved Cash Advance was arrested after police say she stole hundreds of dollars using her company credit card. According to investigators, Bilan Brooks, 31, charged $800.00 to her company car. When she found out police had been contacted, detectives say she attempted to report... more »
  • Man swallows drugs in attempt to hide evidence from detectives

    March 14, 2015 3:23 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies arrested a man for having a multitude drugs in his car on Tuesday. The Ascension Sheriff's Department says 44-year-old Loyce Beck of Gonzales swallowed some of the Xanax pills in his car in attempt to hide the evidence from narcotic detectives who pulled him over. ... more »
  • Gonzales crash with empty 18-wheeler

    March 8, 2015 1:24 PM

    GONZALES - Police say two vehicles including an 18-wheeler collided Saturday night. The crash happened around 7:40 p.m. at the I-10 Westbound on-ramp at Hwy. 44. Gonzales police say the truck that delivers for OxyChem in Geismar was not carrying any materials in the wreck with a sedan.... more »
  • Firefighters put out carport fire, save pair of parakeets

    March 3, 2015 11:49 AM

    GONZALES - Firefighters said they quickly put out a carport fire in Gonzales and rescued two pet parakeets in the process on Sunday. Firefighters arrived on the scene of the house fire at around 2:45 p.m. on Feb. 29 to find flames and heavy smoke coming from the carport... more »
  • $325 million development planned for Gonzales Play Video

    March 2, 2015 5:25 PM

    GONZALES - An upscale mixed-use community with a $325 million price tag could transform undeveloped land in Gonzales if the city allows it. Lafayette-based Southern Lifestyle Development wants to purchase a property used as a cattle ranch on Highway 44 just south of the interstate. Plans call for nine... more »
  • Victim in multi-vehicle wreck dies

    March 2, 2015 3:27 PM

    GONZALES - Police said one of five people hurt in a wreck in Gonzales last month has died. Gonzales PD said Joey McClendon died Saturday from the injuries he sustained in the Feb. 15 wreck. Police said on that day an SUV collided with a car carrying four... more »
  • Deputies freezin' for a reason in Gonzales

    February 28, 2015 6:48 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension, Livingston and East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies joined forces to take a dive into some chilly waters Saturday morning at the 7th Annual Polar Plunge. The teams jumped into the freezing waters at Cabela's in Gonzales all to raise money for athletes in the Louisiana Special... more »
  • Man arrested involved in Gonzales fatal crash

    February 22, 2015 11:44 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man involved in a fatal crash that killed a man on the interstate early Sunday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. on I-10 West of the Hwy 30 exit in Gonzales. Gonzales police arrested 27-year-old John Sanchez after being involved in a crash... more »
  • Police say dad had his 2-year-old help him steal from store

    February 17, 2015 10:19 PM

    GONZALES - A father is accused of having his daughter help him steal items from the city's Walmart. Police said they arrested Jonathan Brock Ledford, 27, after investigating a shoplifting complaint. Officers said Ledford hid about $58 worth of merchandise on himself and his 2-year-old daughter. Police reported... more »
  • Witnesses to Sunday night wreck sought Play Video

    February 16, 2015 4:23 PM

    GONZALES - Police investigating a wreck which sent five people to the hospital Sunday night in Gonzales asked for any witnesses to contact them Monday. Gonzales Police spokesperson Charlotte Guedry said investigators would greatly appreciate any witnesses to the wreck at LA 429 and Airline Highway to come forward... more »
  • State Trooper rear-ended by suspected drunk driver Play Video

    February 14, 2015 12:58 PM

    GONZALES - A Gonzales man is arrested for drunk driving after he rear-ended and injured a state trooper on I-10 near Gonzales. It happened east of LA Hwy 44 around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Investigators say State Christopher K. Morris, 46, smashed into a patrol car on the side... more »
  • Residents praise sheriff's office alert system Play Video

    January 27, 2015 5:34 PM

    GONZALES - Residents in Ascension Parish praised their sheriff's office's actions after a man wanted in Georgia broke loose from a deputy trying to arrest him last night. Deputies re-arrested the man, Ricardo Rodriguez, Tuesday afternoon. He's wanted for sex crimes out of Georgia. The sheriff's office said Rodriguez... more »

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