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Bad checks lead to Louisiana woman being charged with a crime

An individual close to an elderly lady allegedly discovered some suspicious checks being written. The individual reported the suspicions to the Louisiana police who then commenced an investigation. The investigation led to a woman being charged with a crime due to her alleged involvement.

Suspects yet to be charged in Louisiana murder case

Louisiana residents, as well as people across America, are watching as an ongoing murder case in our state continues to unfold. A young woman is believed to have been stabbed in the chest before her body was dismembered and discarded in the Gulf of Mexico. Police have been investigating the crime since part of the woman's body washed onto a beach on June 7, but so far no one has been charged with a crime in connection with the murder. Other body parts were soon found on beaches nearby.

Louisiana man charged after forcing pharmacist to fill prescription

There are often at least two sides to every story. Sometimes media accounts of an incident can be accurate, and other times they may be unintentionally misleading. It is not always clear when a person is charged with a crime if the accounts that are published are exactly what happened. What is for sure is that no person who is accused of a crime is guilty unless they are convicted in a court of law.

Lake Charles card game leads to criminal charges

The recent economic crisis has left some people scrambling to make ends meet. Unfortunately, some people feel that they have to resort to illegal means in order to get the finances they need to sustain their lives. Often, however, this leaves them charged with a crime.

More in Louisiana are charged with a crime in summer months

As many who live in Louisiana know, it can be very hot during the summer months. The long, steamy days can lead to an increased level of aggression in some, according to reports. This aggression can even lead to people being charged with a crime in some cases.

Louisiana House pushes to change sentencing laws

Several new bills have been proposed by the Louisiana legislature that could impact the way that those who have been convicted of a crime are sentenced. The bills have passed through the Louisiana House and were recently sent to the Senate. For those who have been charged with a crime, the new laws could provide clarification as to sentences that can be imposed against them if they are convicted.

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.

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.

6 people charged after alleged Lake Charles burglary

Recently, deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office responded to reports of an alleged burglary in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Six people, ranging in age from 15 to 41, were reportedly charged with a crime in connection with the alleged burglary. An investigation remains ongoing into the incident, and officials have not ruled out more arrests.

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