Attempted Kidnapping

Jim Hanzo
October 20, 2019 - 9:28 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in an attempted kidnapping that occurred yesterday in the 11400 block of Jefferson Highway in River Ridge. Police say just before 4 p.m., deputies were sent to to a store in reference to a...
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JPSO
Thomas Perumean
July 25, 2019 - 6:39 am
The trial took all of two days, jury deliberation took just 35-minutes, the sentence will take the next 40-years. Joseph Picard, the man arrested for trying to kidnap young women and girls in Metairie, will be 82 when released. It began June 15, 2017 when juvenile victims reported Picard approached...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 23, 2018 - 10:30 pm
Kenner cops say a man wielding a machete and pepper spray tried to kidnap two children in a Walmart store. "The Kenner Police Department arrested, Billy Yoe Budier-Herrera, 33 of Metairie, and charged him with the crimes of 2nd degree kidnapping of a child," Lieutenant Brian McGregor said in a news...
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