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(AP) -- Louisiana State Police say an 11-year-old has died after the speeding pickup truck he was driving hit a tree. Trooper Glenn Younger says in a news release that only Clark James Davis was in the 1993 Ford Ranger when it went off Louisiana Highway 802 about 4:15 a.m. Saturday in Webster Parish, ...
A 64-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Livingston Parish, Louisiana State Police said. The crash occurred shortly after 3 p.m. on La. 22 east of La. 16, State Police said in a news release. Wayne W. Whitfield, of Bridge City, died in the crash. Story Continued ...

Louisiana State Police identified the motorcyclist as Wayne Whitfield, 64, of Bridge City, which is on the West Bank south of Metairie. ... in the wreck and as is the practice in all deadly crashes on Louisiana highways, a sample of his blood was sent to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.
Around 4:15 a.m. Saturday (March 31), an 11-year-old Webster Parish boy died when the vehicle he was driving crashed along LA 802, about 2.5 miles east of US 371, according to Louisiana State Police. The boy, 11-year-old Clark James Davis, was speeding in a 1993 Ford Ranger pick-up truck when ...
Five people, four of whom are juveniles, were struck by an alleged drunk driver while fishing Friday evening in Pointe-aux-Chenes, according to a release from the Louisiana State Police. Three of the victims received moderate to serious injuries and were airlifted to University Medical Center in New ...
The Associated Press. POINTE AUX CHENES, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a drunk driver injured five teenage anglers. Trooper Jesse LaGrange says the boys, aged 15, 16 and 17, were fishing near the shoulder of a long Terrebonne Parish road when a 2003 Ford F-150 hit them Friday evening.

Louisiana State Police graduated its 97th cadet class on March 23 in ceremonies at the Louisiana State Police Training Academy and BREC Independence Park Theatre and Cultural Center. Graduates assigned to Baton Rouge's Troop A include Jeffrey Bennett, Chance Boudreaux, Ryan Fontenot and ...
The cadets began their 20-week training last November in various subjects including crash investigation, emergency vehicle operations, impaired driving detection, traffic incident management and leadership in addition to a rigorous physical training regimen. The newly graduated troopers will now deploy ...
Louisiana State Police held a graduation ceremony Friday for the graduates of its 97th Cadet Class at the BREC Independence Park Theatre and Cultural Center in Baton Rouge. 49 Cadets from across the state began their 20-week journey through the Louisiana State Police Training Academy on ...
CHALMETTE – An early morning crash on Sunday claimed the life a Chalmette man, Louisiana State Police say. The crash occurred around 8:30 a.m. on LA 39 east at Torres Drive. Louisiana State Police say 32-year-old Daniel Scott was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado east on the highway when his ...
A pedestrian was killed in a fatal Terrebone Parish crash Sunday morning (March 11), according to Louisiana State Police.( File photo ). Comment. 0 shares. By Marie Simoneaux · msimoneaux@nola.com,. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. A pedestrian was killed in a Terrebone Parish crash Sunday ...
According to a post on Reddit by user Wardo613, a wallet lost in New Orleans returned home with a note from trooper John Jett, who was working the area. The note, according to the Reddit post, reads: "My name is John Jett, I am a trooper with the Louisiana State Police. While working Mardi Gras, I found ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - The Louisiana State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in Geismar on Thursday night. LSP investigated a multi-vehicle crash around 7:30 p.m. on LA 73 @ LA 74. Bryan Lee, of the Louisiana State Police said, the "at fault driver sustained moderate injuries" ...
"I did go through your wallet in an effort to make sure the address on your DL was your correct address. Everything in your wallet is exactly as it was when I found it," Jett wrote. Louisiana State Police officials shared the photo on their Facebook page. Thousands have commented on Wardo613's Reddit post.
The Assistant Police Chief of Tallulah, La. was arrested Tuesday by Louisiana State Police following an investigation involving accusations of encouraging child delinquency and malfeasance in office. 50-year-old Jimmy Guy was booked into the Madison Parish Jail with a bond set at $5,750. In February ...
Louisiana State Police are asking for public's help in identifying and finding two people considered persons of interest in a Shreveport-Bossier City identity theft case. (Source: Louisiana State Police) ...
Louisiana State Police K-9 Rico, a Belgian Malinois, is retiring after 10 years of sniffing out illegal drugs. (Source: Louisiana State Police). Links In The NewsMore>>. LOGANSPORT, LA (KSLA) -. Rico is retiring after almost 10 years of sniffing out illegal narcotics for Louisiana State Police. MOREAdditional ...

Louisiana State Police K-9 seized nearly $4 million in illegal narcotics before retirement. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy ... K-9 Rico, a Belgian Malinois who began working with Louisiana State Police in 2009, has retired. Officials said Rico retired at the end of February after nine ...
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — K-9 Rico, a Belgian Malinois who began working with Louisiana State Police in 2009, has retired. The agency says Rico retired at the end of February after nine years of service with Troop G in Bossier City. He is trained to detect marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy and ...
Louisiana State Police say that I-10 Eastbound is blocked just east of the Texas State line due to two separate vehicle crashes. Photos shared on the department's Facebook page shows that at least one crash involved a FedEx truck and a UPS truck. The department also showed pictures of two smaller ...
State Rep. Terry Landry, the former head of Louisiana State Police, and New Orleans Rep. Helena Moreno plan to propose an assault rifle ban in Louisiana, The USA Today Network reports. Landry is partnering with Moreno to draft a bill for the upcoming regular legislative session, in the wake of the ...
BATON ROUGE — Rep. Terry Landry, former head of the Louisiana State Police, plans to co-author a bill with Rep. Helena Moreno to ban the sale of assault rifles in Louisiana. Landry, D-New Iberia, admits the bill is a long shot in the Sportsman's Paradise. "I have no expectations of it passing, but people ...
Louisiana State Police is addressing the numerous copycat threats being made in the state after the shooting in Parkland Florida with guidance on what the public can do if they happen upon a threat. In one instance in Tangipahoa Parish, the threat contained actual credible information which was quickly ...
Three Louisiana schools have received social media threats in recent days, with Ville Platte under lockdown due to one received this morning. Dutchtown and Ponchatoula High School were threatened in social media over the weekend. The Dutchtown threat was made by a former student who is now ...
NEW ORLEANS – Approximately 165 Louisiana State Troopers will be on patrol in New Orleans for Mardi Gras 2018. The Troopers will travel from across the state to converge on the Crescent City for the final weekend of the Mardi Gras season and throughout Mardi Gras Day. Troopers are partnering with ...
Drivers of the lead-foot persuasion be warned: The Louisiana State Police are emphasizing stealth with a new fleet of patrol vehicles that includes unmarked cars. In social media posts, the State Police announced Thursday (Feb. 1) motorists will see "multiple variations" of its new Dodge Chargers starting ...
Lawsuit: Louisiana State Police harass, use excessive force against black people in French Quarter. The Louisiana State Police routinely harass and use excessive force against black people in … The trial stemmed from a sweeping civil-rights lawsuit that claimed troopers routinely use excessive force ...
A Vacherie man died Thursday after a head-on collision in East Baton Rouge Parish earlier in the day, according to a Louisiana State Police press release. Story Continued Below. Senior Trooper Bryan Lee, a state police spokesman, said in the release that 24-year-old Tylen Oubre was driving north on La.
Louisiana State Police late Thursday (March 1) activated an Amber Alert for 2-month-old Amari Daniels, believed to have been abducted by a man wanted for questioning in a deadly shooting. -- Update: Baby found safe; man still on the run. Amari Daniels was last seen in the 900 block of Mississippi Street ...
BOSSIER CITY - A K-9 named Rico has retired after nine successful years of service with Louisiana State Police. Rico, a Belgian Malinois, began his career with LSP Troop G in 2009 and has officially retired. Trooper First Class Paul Harris was Rico's handler from 2009 to 2011, then Master Trooper ...
A man riding an ATV in Assumption Parish was killed after he was ejected from the four-wheeler and struck by a vehicle, Louisiana State Police said. Shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday, 44-year-old Curtis Southall Jr., of Napoleonville, was riding a Honda four-wheeler on the northbound shoulder of La. 1 near ...
After numerous threats of violence at different Louisiana schools this week, Louisiana State Police officials are reminding people to continue reporting suspicious activity, but not to spread false threats on social media. State police officials said Wednesday that many of the threats surfaced after the recent ...
Following a review of the video, investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Gaming Enforcement Division discovered the false shuffles and determined cheating occurred. Both Foret and Solomon were then arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit theft over $25,000 and ...
A 48-year-old New Iberia man died Monday morning when his motorcycle crashed into a Chrevelot Silverado on La. 83 at U.S. 90, according to Louisiana State Police. The collision that took the life of Wade Renard happened about 6:30 a.m. when Diovigildo Salina-Salverez, 34, was driving his Silverado ...
Four people were arrested and their off-road vehicles were impounded after they were caught driving “recklessly” on Tulane Avenue, Louisiana State Police said. Around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, troopers in an unmarked vehicle saw three ATVs and one dirt bike traveling southbound on Tulane Avenue.
HARVEY, La . — Two men are accused of working together to steal tens of thousands of dollars from a Louisiana casino. The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Gaming Enforcement Division made the arrests. Troopers say the crime happened last month at Boomtown Casino in Harvey.
Louisiana State Troopers got in on the battle being waged by citizens of New Orleans and Mobile over who celebrates Mardi Gras best. The twitter war began after billboards posted by Alabama's state tourism agency were spotted around New Orleans and Southern Mississippi telling residents they were ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Most people are used to seeing Louisiana State Police's iconic Crown Victorias and Chevy Tahoes with the LSP logo, but the fleet is now getting a new look. Starting in February, LSP will be adding Dodge Chargers to its fleet. The fully-marked vehicles will serve alongside the ...
The ruling effectively allows the Louisiana State Police to use racial profiling in New Orleans. Unlike the state police, the New Orleans Police Department has been under a federal consent decree that bans racial profiling since July 2012, after a federal probe found a pattern of racial bias by the police ...
Drivers of the lead-foot persuasion be warned: The Louisiana State Police are emphasizing stealth with a new fleet of patrol vehicles that includes unmarked cars. In social media posts, the State Police announced Thursday (Feb. 1) motorists will see "multiple variations" of its new Dodge Chargers starting ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards may still be waiting for information from House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, about the state fiscal crisis, but Barras and other state House Republicans have already discussed some of their ideas for fixing state finances this week with Republican U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, a ...
Lawsuit: Louisiana State Police harass, use excessive force against black people in French Quarter. The Louisiana State Police routinely harass and use excessive force against black people in … The trial stemmed from a sweeping civil-rights lawsuit that claimed troopers routinely use excessive force ...
Louisiana State Police will reinstitute a ticket writing program they suspended following an undercover FOX 8 investigation. The LACE program will resume next Monday with some changes that police hope will improve oversight and accountability.
Former Louisiana state police leader Mike Edmonson refuses to respond to all allegations. Updated January 25, 2018 at 12:00 AM ; Posted January 24, 2018 at 12:38 PM. Former Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson isn't addressing many of the allegations of misconduct included in a legislative audit report issued ...
Louisiana State Police Supt. Col. Mike Edmonson touches his LSP badge, describing its meaning to him as he reflects on his years of service, during an interview Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at LSP headquarters. Col. Edmonson submitted a letter to Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday, saying his final ...
22) when another driver crossed the center line, crashing head-on into the victim's truck, according to Louisiana State Police Troop L. The pickup's driver, 42-year-old Donald Andrew Freeman of Bogalusa, was taken in critical condition to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries shortly after arrival, ...
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed Saturday in West Baton Rouge Parish, according to Louisiana State Police. Shortly after 8 p.m., 22-year-old Jamie Tabolinsky, of Denham Springs, was walking across La. 415 south of La. 76 when Tabolinsky walked into the path of a northbound 2016 GMC ...
A bicyclist was killed Saturday after he was struck by two vehicles on a highway in Labadieville, according to Louisiana State Police. Shortly before 7 p.m., 42-year-old Eugene Russell Jr., of Labadieville, was riding a Boardwalk bicycle in the northbound lane of La. 308 near La. 1011 in Labadieville, State ...
But even as the Louisiana State Police have adopted other advanced technologies, maintaining a vast network of automatic license-plate readers and a state-of-the-art crime lab, the agency still lacks real-time surveillance tools that have become increasingly common in modern policing. As they have for ...
A lawsuit filed by a man with complaints against Louisiana State Police and five officers has been dismissed. Dwight Gerst's grievances included alleged harassment and that former state police captain Chris Guillory refused to accept his complaint. Former state police Colonel Mike Edmonson and Trooper ...


 

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