GONZALES- Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley blames the people responsible for the latest murder in the parish on what he calls "ZIP code thugs."
According to investigators, Gerald Wilkins was shot execution-style on LV Road last week. A team of detectives determined that suspects Calvin Williams and Cecil Beals... more »
GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley confirmed to News 2 today that a safe found in Livingston Parish is the same one stolen from an Ascension Parish home the night of a deadly break-in.
Wiley said investigators found a coin inside the safe that was part of a valuable collection... more »
ASCENSION - Former Alcohol and Tobacco Control commissioner Murphy Painter has withdrawn from the Ascension Parish Sheriff's election today meaning Wiley will remain Sheriff.
Painter dropped out of the race around 10:30 a.m. today.
Louis Boudreaux, the other candidate in the race, also dropped out recently leaving Wiley... more »
DONALDSONVILLE - Murphy Painter, the former Alcohol and Tobacco Control commissioner who resigned during an investigation into alleged abuse of his powers, qualified to run for sheriff of Ascension Parish today.
Painter would take on the incumbent sheriff, Jeff Wiley, as well as Louis Boudreaux of Donaldsonville.
The... more »
PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation into the Southern Kumforts lounge in Prairieville has uncovered a host of wrongdoing and led to the arrest of two people so far, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley.
Deputies arrested Steve Duke, 56, and Charles Puckett, 61, on Wednesday in suspicion of filing... more »