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1/23/2020

Two WBR deputies out of a job for misconduct

Posted 11:21 AM 1/24/2020 by Chris Nakamoto and Erin McWilliams

PORT ALLEN - Two West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are no longer employed with the department due to misconduct. The sheriff's office said Deputy George Bowen, misplaced his department-issued service weapon and was terminated. The other deputy, David Smith, got on the radio (More)

1/20/2020

After disclosing affair with judge, chief deputy disciplined and demoted

Posted 10:55 AM 1/21/2020 by Chris Nakamoto

NAPOLEONVILLE - Assumption Parish Chief Deputy Bruce Prejean has been demoted and disciplined one week after he admitted to having a lengthy affair with Judge Jessie Leblanc. 

That disclosure made a mess out of the cases he investigated and she presided over. At least 600 of them are (More)

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