Crime & Justice

Sulphur woman arrested for child rape
CPSO
Thomas Perumean
January 22, 2020 - 6:30 am
Sulphur woman arrested on child pornography, sexual assault charges.
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Suspect lived in same complex as victim
JPSO
Thomas Perumean
January 22, 2020 - 6:03 am
27-year-old woman arrested in connection with late Saturday night murder at a Metairie apartment complex. Facing charges of accessory after the fact to second degree murder.
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Thomas West
WWL Newsroom
January 21, 2020 - 3:39 pm
Ascension Parish deputies arrest a homeowner, identified as 50-year-old Thomas West, after locating 33 dogs in horrid conditions and one of them already dead. The surviving dogs were taken to Cara’s House animal shelter for treatment. Shelter president Reagan Daniel describes the property as...
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Honolulu police carry an injured officer after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu. Witnesses say at least two Honolulu police officers were shot and two civilians were injured. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
Associated Press
January 20, 2020 - 7:46 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii handyman with a history of run-ins with police and neighbors faced eviction when he stabbed a woman and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be inside burned, authorities and neighbors said. Police responding Sunday to a call for help at...
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Joel Lehmann arrested in Friday murder in Violet
SBPSO
Thomas Perumean
January 19, 2020 - 2:54 pm
On Friday afternoon gunfire rang out at a home on East St. Bernard Highway in the community of Violet. Deputies arrived sometime after 4pm to find a man dead his home. Sheriff's investigators had one lead, they wanted to find and question the man's stepson, 35-year-old Joel Lehmann. But Lehmann was...
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Property crime epidemic in Louisiana
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Thomas Perumean
January 19, 2020 - 11:03 am
Property crime, whether its breaking into cars, burglarizing homes, auto theft, or just plain stealing is at epidemic proportions in Louisiana and it is not getting better. A new report finds Louisiana leads the nation in property crimes and four of the top ten cities for property crimes are in the...
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Murder in Metairie
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Thomas Perumean
January 19, 2020 - 10:20 am
Sheriff's deputies responded to a home in the quiet Willowdale neighborhood of Metairie following a report of shots fired. Arriving just after 11pm, deputies located a male who sustained a number of gunshots wounds. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. Homicide investigators have maintained...
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Chris Miller
January 18, 2020 - 3:42 pm
A four-car pileup on I-12 in Slidell killed two people, seriously injured two others, and led Louisiana State Police to arrest one man. "On Friday, January 17, 2020 shortly before 10:00 PM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash involving several vehicles on...
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Chris Miller
January 17, 2020 - 6:51 pm
The Morial Convention Center in New Orleans says it was targeted with a cyber attack this week. "In the evening hours of January 15, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s network was attacked with ransomware, similar to what recently has been experienced by other local governments...
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Final two St. Bernard jailers take plead guilty in Nimali Henry death
SBPSO
Thomas Perumean
January 16, 2020 - 8:58 pm
The final two St. Bernard Parish jailers involved in the death of 19-year old Nimali Henry while in custody have taken guilty pleas. According to WWL-TV, 56-year old Lisa Vacarella pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI and misprision, which means covering up a felony. She could receive up to eight...
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