March 2012 Archives

Man charged with a crime after family argument turns fatal

St. Tammany police say that a Louisiana man has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of his older brother. According to reports, the man was at his 23-year-old brother's St. Tammany Parish home trying to help him recover from a drug addiction. When the older brother found out that his sibling had been discussing his addiction with his wife via text, he was said to have begun trashing his home and woke up his younger brother. He also began loading a shotgun, which may have prompted the younger man to fatally shoot the victim with a handgun he had brought into the home. The younger brother now standscharged with a crime.

Sentences may ease as Louisiana looks to lower incarceration rate

It is claimed that Louisiana has the highest incarceration rates in the world. Residents of our state who are charged with a crime can often expect stiff penalties if convicted. This can be of great concern to a person charged with a crime.

2 Louisiana men charged with a crime after alleged theft

The Calcasieu Parish Sherriff's Office recently took two men into custody on charges of theft. The two men, ages 17 and 18, allegedly stole a motor vehicle from a man's driveway in Vinton, Louisiana. Having been charged with a crime, each of the young men may now be facing serious penalties.

3 people charged with homicide after Louisiana fire

Three people have been charged with a crime after a fire in a Louisiana apartment complex led them to the body of a 32-year-old woman. The woman had recently moved to the area in an attempt to start a new beginning but an alleged robbery and homicide may have cut her life short. The individuals were charged with a crime after police believe that the woman was robbed and the fire started to cover up the murder.

Pot plants, grow lights found at West Monroe man's home

As many people know, Louisiana authorities do not take drug crimes lightly. In order to maintain a "tough on drugs" reputation, they often will not hesitate to go after those they suspect to be in possession of illegal substances. One West Monroe man who now faces drug charges recently found this out after his home was searched by the Ouachita Paris SCAT team.

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