Louisiana State Police

Don Ames
November 02, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Louisiana State Police are looking into an early morning crash left one dead and one seriously injured in St. James Parish. Shortly before 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Troop C began investigating the two-vehicle fatality crash on LA 18 at Abadie Street. The crash took the life of 28-year-old Ramon...
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WWL Newsroom
October 16, 2019 - 10:59 am
An ongoing investigation into injuries to multiple State Police cadets during training last week has resulted in the reassignment of three employees responsible for training. There’s been accusations that the injuries resulted from hazing, but State Police Colonel Kevin Reeves would not label the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 23, 2019 - 9:04 pm
Troopers have arrested two people from Thibodaux for allegedly charging thousands of dollars on credit cards in their grandmother's name. Troopers with Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division led the probe from the Houma Office. They received a call "in reference to identity theft...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 20, 2019 - 11:55 pm
One person is dead after apparently trying to cross the road on Airline drive in Metairie. Louisiana State Police Trooper Jesse LaGrange confirms a pedestrian fatality. It happened around 9:30pm Friday night between Cleary and Causeway on Airline Drive. Here is the news release: Metarie – Shortly...
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Jim Hanzo
September 11, 2019 - 8:42 am
Road rage is on the rise, with fatal car crashes linked to aggressive driving climbing nearly 500 percent in the last decade. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the numbers jumped from 80 in 2006 to 467 in 2015 and appear to continue its rise. One expert with the...
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WWL Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 1:22 pm
The state is rolling out a new school safety app that will give administrators and teachers easy access to the authorities in the event of an emergency. When you open RAVE Mobile Safety you’re presented with five options; active shooter, fire, medical, police, and other. State Police Colonel Kevin...
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WWL Newsroom
August 25, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Louisiana state troopers say they had to use a Taser to take a fellow police officer into custody on a driving while intoxicated charge. Troopers say an officer pulled over a driver for speeding and an improper lane change on state Highway 42 in Baton Rouge around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Troopers say...
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Chris Miller
August 17, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Louisiana State Police arrested a driver after a deadly crash early Saturday morning in Jefferson Parish. Authorities say it happened on LA 428 at Peters Road. "The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that the crash occurred as the decedent was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe eastbound...
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USA TODAY
Chris Miller
August 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Former Louisiana State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson has been cleared in an investigation into his alleged repeated misuse of department funds during his tenure. A Legislative auditor’s report detailed department-funded "side trip" to Las Vegas for troopers, Edmonson living rent-free at the...
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Chris Miller
August 10, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Louisiana State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a 55-year-old Lacombe man. Troopers say Mark D. Quillin was killed when the 2201 GMC Sierra he was driving crashed on U.S. 190 near Transmitter Rd. shortly before 9:00 p.m. Friday. "Physical evidence observed on scene...
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