Louisiana State Police

Jim Hanzo
July 17, 2019 - 8:26 am
The two children taken from the custody of the Arizona Department of Child Safety Tuesday, that triggered an Amber Alert by authorities have been found safe, according to Louisiana State Police. 2-year-old Blaze Kirkley and 5-month-old Ryder Kirkley were found safe in Bienville Parish. The children...
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Chris Miller
July 14, 2019 - 6:56 pm
Houma Police say someone shot at officers who were out doing a Hurricane Barry damage assessment this afternoon. "Shortly after 2pm Houma Police were in the area of West Street conducting damage assessments as a result of Hurricane Barry," the department said in a news release. "While doing so,...
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Chris Miller
July 13, 2019 - 7:24 pm
A suspected drunk driver ran off the I-10 in Baton Rouge, rolled his car, and ended up in jail on possession of cocaine charges, Louisiana State Police said. "24-year-old Miguel Garcia-Aguilar, was suspected to be impaired," state police said. "He was also in possession of approx. 40 grams of...
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July 10, 2019 - 7:05 pm
Louisiana State Police say a lightning strike snarled traffic on the I-10 Twin Span this evening. The bolt hit a car, blowing out all four tires. No one was injured but the car was disabled. Luckily, a state police spokesman said a fellow motorist was able to help get the car off to the side of the...
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Jim Hanzo
July 08, 2019 - 9:42 am
Have you noticed the Louisiana State Police Dodge Chargers with the harder to see, reflective sliver lettering on the interstate lately? They have been getting a lot of attention on social media as more people get pulled over and ticketed by so-called 'Ghost Troopers' and state police in unmarked...
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Cops had to launch a boat to catch an allegedly drunk suspect they say led them on a chase. It ended with the driver standing on his submerged car for about an hour. WWL TV reports Louisiana State Police tried to pull over 35-year-old Darrell Goirl on the I-10 in St. Charles Parish, but he...
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Eric J. Becnel
A car theft suspect allegedly caused a fiery crash that closed the I-10 this morning. Sources familiar with the case say the car had been stolen out of Kenner, and the car thief abandoned it on the I-10. Witnesses called cops to report seeing the man walking on the elevated interstate over the...
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Jim Hanzo
June 23, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Louisiana State Police say a man was killed this morning when his 2011 Nissan Altima went off the road and into a ditch and flipped over. Police say 25-year-old Devante Turner was not wearing a seatbelt. The accident happened just before 3 a.m. this morning. Turner was traveling on LA 1 just north...
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Chris Miller
June 17, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A 15-year-old died and two children were critically injured when the car they were riding in rolled over several times of I-55 just south of Hammond shortly before 9:30 last night, Louisiana State Police said. The driver was also seriously hurt. According to troopers, 38-year-old Viola Oliver II...
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