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  • NOPD Officer arrested, facing 38 child pornography charges

    NOPD Officer arrested, facing 38 child pornography charges

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:58:45 GMT
    Mandeville, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) — A New Orleans Police Department officer has been put behind bars for possessing child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
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    Mandeville, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) — A New Orleans Police Department officer has been put behind bars for possessing child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
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  • Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:45:07 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
  • Louisiana man sentenced for Miss. bank robbery

    Louisiana man sentenced for Miss. bank robbery

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:57:19 GMT
    BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - A Louisiana man has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison for robbing a Mississippi credit union in 2012.More >>
    BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - A Louisiana man has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison for robbing a Mississippi credit union in 2012.
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  • *UPDATE* Marksville man wanted on attempted 2nd degree murder charge

    *UPDATE* Marksville man wanted on attempted 2nd degree murder charge

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:45:29 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) -According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Taj Williams, 26, of 562 Hwy 1192, of Marksville, is wanted by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.More >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) -According to Sheriff Doug Anderson, Taj Williams, 26, of 562 Hwy 1192, of Marksville, is wanted by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.More >>
  • Narcotics complaint leads to firearms charge

    Narcotics complaint leads to firearms charge

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:21:45 GMT
    Kaleb MaloneKaleb Malone
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 21, 2014, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Metro Division received a complaint of suspected narcotic sales at 1405 La 1204, lot #48 in Ball.Deputies said they drove through the area and located a subject identified as Kaleb Malone, 19, of Pineville, who matched the description given.More >>
    BALL, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 21, 2014, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office Metro Division received a complaint of suspected narcotic sales at 1405 La 1204, lot #48 in Ball.Deputies said they drove through the area and located a subject identified as Kaleb Malone, 19, of Pineville, who matched the description given.More >>
  • Update: Former Coliseum Exec. Director arrested

    Update: Former Coliseum Exec. Director arrested

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:11:10 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Kimberly Neal-Townley, the former executive directory of the Rapides Parish Coliseum has been arrested.More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Kimberly Neal-Townley, the former executive directory of the Rapides Parish Coliseum has been arrested.More >>
  • Vernon Parish Police Reports

    Vernon Parish Police Reports

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:38:16 GMT
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces recent arrests as follows:More >>
    Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces recent arrests as follows:More >>
  • Teen driver arrested for vehicular homicide

    Teen driver arrested for vehicular homicide

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:41:45 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Monday, a single vehicle crash killed a woman from Holden, La. and injured a teenager.  The teenager driver is suspected of driving impaired and has been charged and booked, according to Louisiana State Police. More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Monday, a single vehicle crash killed a woman from Holden, La. and injured a teenager.  The teenager driver is suspected of driving impaired and has been charged and booked, according to Louisiana State Police. More >>
  • LDWF Agents Arrest Bunkie Man for Resisting Arrest

    LDWF Agents Arrest Bunkie Man for Resisting Arrest

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:08:01 GMT
    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents arrested a Bunkie man for alleged flight from an officer and resisting arrest on April 16 2014 in Avoyelles Parish. Agents arrested Shannon Stevenson, 30, and booked him into the Avoyelles Parish Prison for resisting an officer by flight and resisting arrest. Agents attempted a license check of Stevenson who was fishing over 140 crawfish traps from the bank on Bayou Rouge near Bunkie. Stevenson then tried to elu...More >>
    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents arrested a Bunkie man for alleged flight from an officer and resisting arrest on April 16 2014 in Avoyelles Parish. Agents arrested Shannon Stevenson, 30, and booked him into the Avoyelles Parish Prison for resisting an officer by flight and resisting arrest. Agents attempted a license check of Stevenson who was fishing over 140 crawfish traps from the bank on Bayou Rouge near Bunkie. Stevenson then tried to elu...More >>
  • Woman arrested for attempted murder of police officer

    Woman arrested for attempted murder of police officer

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:31:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 19, 2014, the Alexandria Police were dispatched to the Circle K on Jackson Street in reference to an unwanted female, according to APD. More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 19, 2014, the Alexandria Police were dispatched to the Circle K on Jackson Street in reference to an unwanted female, according to APD. More >>
  • Four arrested in Alexandria drug bust

    Four arrested in Alexandria drug bust

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:22:45 GMT
    Adam NickAdam Nick
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 18, 2014, officers with the Alexandria Police were patrolling the area of 2200 block of MacArthur Drive, when they noticed Adam Nick in a vehicle. Nick was known to have an active warrant. The officers said they made contact with Nick and he appeared to be very nervous. The officers said they observed a digital scale on the floorboard of the vehicle, in plain view. Nick was arrested and a K-9 unit was called to the scene. Suspected heroin was f...More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 18, 2014, officers with the Alexandria Police were patrolling the area of 2200 block of MacArthur Drive, when they noticed Adam Nick in a vehicle. Nick was known to have an active warrant. The officers said they made contact with Nick and he appeared to be very nervous. The officers said they observed a digital scale on the floorboard of the vehicle, in plain view. Nick was arrested and a K-9 unit was called to the scene. Suspected heroin was f...More >>
  • SLPSO makes positive ID on deceased Story Lane attacker

    SLPSO makes positive ID on deceased Story Lane attacker

    SLPSO makes positive ID on deceased Story Lane attacker

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:52:30 GMT
    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office has made a positive identification on the deceased attacker who was involved in the home invasion on Story Lane, Opelousas on Thursday, April 17, 2014. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz said, “On April 18 at approximately 1:38 a.m., deputies responded to a complaint regarding a home invasion on Story Lane. The victim advised detectives that she was awakened by a male subject attacking her with a cane kn...More >>
    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office has made a positive identification on the deceased attacker who was involved in the home invasion on Story Lane, Opelousas on Thursday, April 17, 2014. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz said, “On April 18 at approximately 1:38 a.m., deputies responded to a complaint regarding a home invasion on Story Lane. The victim advised detectives that she was awakened by a male subject attacking her with a cane kn...More >>
  • ATC shuts down Lafayette business after underage alcohol raid

    ATC shuts down Lafayette business after underage alcohol raid

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:25:08 GMT
    Lafayette, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Underage alcohol raid leads to citations, suspension for "The Keg."Alcohol & Tobacco Control Officials have suspended the alcohol permit of "The Keg" on McKinley StreetMore >>
    Lafayette, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Underage alcohol raid leads to citations, suspension for "The Keg."More >>
  • NPSO arrest two in outboard motor theft

    NPSO arrest two in outboard motor theft

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:55:13 GMT
    NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two men in connection with the theft of an outboard motor in the Melrose area, according to NatchitochesMore >>
    NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two men in connection with the theft of an outboard motor in the Melrose area, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.More >>
  • Colfax woman charged after hiding marijuana in tree

    Colfax woman charged after hiding marijuana in tree

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:20:39 GMT
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Colfax woman is behind bars, charged with Attempting to Take Contraband Into a Penal Institution.More >>
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Colfax woman is behind bars, charged with Attempting to Take Contraband Into a Penal Institution.More >>
  • Pineville man facing 34 charges of criminal activity

    Pineville man facing 34 charges of criminal activity

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 21:48:18 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) RPSO arrest man on charges of burglary, theft, criminal damage. Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested a Pineville man after responding to a burglaryMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) RPSO arrest man on charges of burglary, theft, criminal damage.More >>
  • New Llano man arrested, charged with aggravated incest

    New Llano man arrested, charged with aggravated incest

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:58:12 GMT
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) VPSO arrest man for alleged sexual misconduct. The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office arrested James Stacy Deloach, 45, of New Llano after investigating a complaintMore >>
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) VPSO arrest man for alleged sexual misconduct.More >>
  • Man arrested for bringing marijuana inside Rapides Courthouse

    Man arrested for bringing marijuana inside Rapides Courthouse

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:23:40 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Tuesday April 15, at approximately 8:50 a.m., a deputy assigned to Courthouse Security was working the metal detector when a subject that was attempting to enterMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On Tuesday April 15, at approximately 8:50 a.m., a deputy assigned to Courthouse Security was working the metal detector when a subject that was attempting to enter the courthouse for business, kept setting off the detector.More >>
  • Winn Parish requests public's assistance in lawnmower theft

    Winn Parish requests public's assistance in lawnmower theft

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:08:08 GMT
    WINN PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Winn Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the help of the public with the theft of 3 ExMark zero turn riding lawn mowers.  The theft happened at approximatelyMore >>
    WINN PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Winn Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the help of the public with the theft of 3 ExMark zero turn riding lawn mowers.More >>
  • LSP and NPSO make joint arrests in narcotics investigation

    LSP and NPSO make joint arrests in narcotics investigation

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:45:32 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Probation Agents with the La. State Office of Probation and Parole-Natchitoches District Office and Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested three people on drug chargesMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - Probation Agents with the La. State Office of Probation and Parole-Natchitoches District Office and Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested three people on drug charges in Cloutierville according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office.More >>
  • Man arrested after attempting to stab woman to death in St. Landry

    Man arrested after attempting to stab woman to death in St. Landry

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:33:31 GMT
    (KALB News Channel 5) - An Opelousas man was arrested on April 14 by St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Deputies after an altercation he had with a female victim. St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office SpokespersonMore >>
    (KALB News Channel 5) - An Opelousas man was arrested on April 14 by St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Deputies after an altercation he had with a female victim.More >>
  • Two arrested, one wanted in Boyce burglary

    Two arrested, one wanted in Boyce burglary

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:34:48 GMT
    Douglas ColemanDouglas Coleman
    BOYCE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On February 24, 2014, deputies from the Boyce Sub-station responded to Kendall Lane in Boyce in reference to a burglary.  RPSO stated the victim advised that while sheMore >>
    BOYCE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On February 24, 2014, deputies from the Boyce Sub-station responded to Kendall Lane in Boyce in reference to a burglary.More >>
  • RPSO make meth distribution arrest

    RPSO make meth distribution arrest

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:23:26 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division seized one-quarter pound of Methamphetamine, closing a three weekMore >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division seized one-quarter pound of Methamphetamine, closing a three week investigation into Methamphetamine distribution.More >>
  • New Iberia bicyclist struck by Jeep, killed

    New Iberia bicyclist struck by Jeep, killed

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:25:54 GMT
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies say a 38-year-old New Iberia man died after he was struck by a Jeep as he tried to cross East St. Peter Street on his bicycle.    Lt. Anthony GreenMore >>
    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies say a 38-year-old New Iberia man died after he was struck by a Jeep as he tried to cross East St. Peter Street on his bicycle.More >>
  • Woman found dead in Lafayette park

    Woman found dead in Lafayette park

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:24:00 GMT
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park.    Cpl. Paul Mouton says the death is suspicious,More >>
    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found early Sunday in a drainage ditch in Girard Park.More >>
  • Police: Man steals $75,000 car on test drive

    Police: Man steals $75,000 car on test drive

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:19:14 GMT
    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Bossier City police are looking for a man who they say stole a $75,000 car by taking it for a test drive. Police say a man drove off from Moffett Audi in a white 2014 Audi A7More >>
    BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) - Bossier City police are looking for a man who they say stole a $75,000 car by taking it for a test drive.More >>
  • Man arrested on crack cocaine bust 'was just trying to make money'

    Man arrested on crack cocaine bust 'was just trying to make money'

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:09:59 GMT
    D'Markius Sendell DuncanD'Markius Sendell Duncan
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division closed an investigation involving the sales of crack cocaine.  DetectivesMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, detectives assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division closed an investigation involving the sales of crack cocaine. 

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  • Man arrested in suspected meth sales complaint

    Man arrested in suspected meth sales complaint

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:04:40 GMT
    DEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 9, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division responded to a tire shop, located on LA 1207 in Deville, in reference to frequentMore >>
    On April 9, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division responded to a tire shop, located on LA 1207 in Deville, in reference to frequent complaints of methamphetamine sales.More >>
  • Man arrested for the 35th time in Alexandria

    Man arrested for the 35th time in Alexandria

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:02:34 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 8, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division were on patrol in the area of Sabina Drive in Alexandria. RPSO said theyMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - On April 8, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division were on patrol in the area of Sabina Drive in Alexandria.More >>
  • Bunkie man arrested for multiple charges after traffic stop

    Bunkie man arrested for multiple charges after traffic stop

    Thursday, April 10 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-10 21:10:30 GMT
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) On April 3, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division conducted a traffic stop in Cheneyville for failure to wear a seatbelt. TheMore >>
    CHENEYVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) On April 3, 2014, deputies assigned to the Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office Metro Division conducted a traffic stop in Cheneyville for failure to wear a seatbelt.More >>
  • Oakdale woman arrested for multiple identity thefts

    Oakdale woman arrested for multiple identity thefts

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:19:37 GMT
    Karen Peters SlayerKaren Peters Slayer
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office previously reported the April 4, 2014 arrest of Karen Lafleur, 52, of Oakdale. Lafleur was arrested on twenty one counts ofMore >>
    VERNON PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office previously reported the April 4, 2014 arrest of Karen Lafleur, 52, of Oakdale.More >>
  • Man accused in Oakdale stabbing death

    Man accused in Oakdale stabbing death

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-04-10 13:57:16 GMT
    OAKDALE, La. (AP) - Authorities say an Oakdale man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a neighbor after an altercation on Monday. The American Press reports 61-year-old Ralph Johnson was bookedMore >>
    OAKDALE, La. (AP) - Authorities say an Oakdale man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a neighbor after an altercation on Monday.More >>
  • GPSO: man arrested on drug charges

    GPSO: man arrested on drug charges

    Thursday, December 26 2013 6:03 PM EST2013-12-26 23:03:47 GMT
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Montgomery man was arrested by Grant Parish deputies on drug charges.More >>
    COLFAX, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Montgomery man was arrested by Grant Parish deputies on drug charges.More >>
  • Man holds suspect at gun point until police arrive

    Man holds suspect at gun point until police arrive

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – On June 3, Alexandria Police Department arrested 50- year-old Reginald Perry of Alexandria. He is being charged with one count of simple burglary of an inhabitedMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – On June 3, Alexandria Police Department arrested 50- year-old Reginald Perry of Alexandria. He is being charged with one count of simple burglary of an inhabitedMore >>
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  • Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of Alexandria man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:45:07 GMT
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
    RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office said a tip from Crime Stoppers led to an Alexandria drug arrest on April 22.More >>
  • 2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:07:03 GMT
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
  • Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:37:01 GMT
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
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