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A dog is dead after being thrown out of a moving vehicle in Webster Parish on I-20. The animal was bound with tape and rope, and was thrown out of the vehicle and dragged while still alive. 

"The pictures on social media will-are very disturbing", said Executive Diretor, Jeff Dorson as he reponds that the injuries were brutal, and called it torture.

A Fort Polk soldier was sentenced Monday to 135 months in prison for manufacturing and detonating a chemical weapon in the Kisatchie National Forest adjacent to the Fort Polk Army installation.

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An illegal immigrant from Columbia pleaded guilty to using a stolen birth certificate and Social Security card to obtain identification cards in Monroe.

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A Lafayette man pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute multiple quantities of narcotics and illegal possession of a 9 mm handgun, last Thursday.

Jacob Glen Collett, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance and one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a prohibited person. The plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell.

Alleged White Supremacist Gang Member Pleaded Guilty

Mar 21, 2018
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Court records show a member of a white supremacist prison gang has pleaded guilty in Louisiana to a federal criminal charge stemming from the 2016 killing of a fellow alleged gang member.

The records unsealed on Tuesday indicate 38-year-old Jeremy Wade Jordan of Orange, Texas, pleaded guilty on March 2 to the first of two counts in his indictment. The first count in his Dec. 14 indictment charged Jordan with "violent crimes in aid of racketeering" in the murder of Clifton Hallmark of Shreveport.

Jordan is scheduled to be sentenced on June 18.

Vidalia Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Distribution

Feb 26, 2018
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A Vidalia man pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute cocaine Tuesday.

Demond Fleming, 40, of Vidalia, La pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. According to the the guilty plea, officers noticed Fleming parked in the middle of Concordia Park Drive in Vidalia. Agents searched his car and found 82.18 grams of cocaine, two hydrocodone pills and $4,751. They also discovered that he was on supervised release for a previous drug conviction.

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A Monroe man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for distribution of methamphetamine Wednesday.

A former Breaux Bridge Police officer pleaded guilty to receiving sexually explicit images.

Craig David Jr., 29, of Breaux Bridge, La. pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate  Judge Patrick Hanna to one count of receiving child pornography. The plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks. According to the guilty plea, David received child pornography starting in January 2017 using an electronic device.

David faces 20 years in prison, lifetime supervised release and a $250,000 fine.

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A Lafayette woman pleaded guilty to stealing almost $1.5 million from a Broussard oilfield related company.

 

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A state district court jury has found a Louisiana teen guilty of first-degree murder in the June 2016 shooting of 79-year-old Robert Colston Sr.

 Jurors deliberated an hour and 20 minutes Tuesday before reaching a decision. 

 Johnson, now 17, was 16 when he killed Colston. 

 Colston crashed his truck into a tree on June 5, 2016. When he was removed from the vehicle, medics saw he had been shot in the back.

 Public defender Carla Edmondson did not say whether they will appeal.

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