Man arrested for waiving gun at driver on I-10
Posted on 5/5/2017 12:26:00 PM.

A Sulphur man is behind bars after threatening a driver on I-10 with a handgun. Louisiana State Police Sgt. James Anderson says 24-year-old Matthew Savoie brandished his weapon at another motorist while driving down I-10 near Welsh.
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Police gear up for possible attack in Louisiana following Dallas shooting
Posted on 7/8/2016 10:42:00 AM.

Law enforcement around the state are gearing up for a potential threat in Louisiana following the Dallas attack that left five police officers dead and seven injured. State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says there is concern that something similar could happen in Louisiana because a suspect in the Dallas shooting told police he was upset about the police violence in Baton Rouge and Minnesota.
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Four killed in fiery crash in Vernon Parish
Posted on 6/11/2016 7:23:00 PM.
Four people died early Saturday morning in Vernon Parish in a single vehicle wreck and excessive speed is a suspected factor. That's according to Louisiana State Police, who responded to the crash around 4:15 A.M. on Louisiana Highway 10 between Oakdale and Pitkin.
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LSP asks residents to look for signs of child abuse
Posted on 4/11/2016 12:10:00 PM.

Today Governor John Bel Edwards declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Louisiana. According to Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana, there were over 12,000 victims of child abuse and neglect in 2014, the latest year statistics are available. State Police Major Doug Cain says kids are our most important resource, and everyone needs to do what they can do to protect them.
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LSP introducing real-time auto insurance monitoring system
Posted on 3/4/2016 4:00:00 AM.

State Police introduces a real-time auto insurance monitoring system to catch motorists who are uninsured. Major Doug Cain says this system, which will be used in the Baton Rouge and Monroe areas first, will provide police with the ability to know at a traffic stop or accident if the driver is actually insured.
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One killed, three injured in Jefferson Davis parish crash
Posted on 3/2/2016 11:01:00 AM.

One person was killed and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash last night near the Roanoke community in Jefferson Davis parish. Sgt. James Anderson with Louisiana State Police says none of the adults involved in the accident were wearing seat belts.
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DEA agent arrested for allegedly stealing seized drugs
Posted on 2/26/2016 11:38:00 AM.

State Police have arrested a second officer assigned to the US Drug Enforcement Administration task force suspected of stealing and selling drugs seized in raids. Karl Newman, a deputy with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, was booked on counts of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and abuse of office. State police spokesperson, Maj. Doug Cain, says the arrest was made after authorities received a tip.
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State Police investigate fatal shooting involving EBR Sheriff Deputies
Posted on 2/24/2016 10:08:00 AM.

State Police is investigating a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge involving several deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. Troop A spokesman Bryan Lee says detectives were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance indicating a man had attacked two women with mace.More

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LSP working with Blue Cross to safely discard prescription medication
Posted on 2/11/2016 11:26:00 AM.

State Police is partnering with Blue Cross to help with the safe disposal of prescription medication in central and northwest Louisiana. Trooper Michael Reichardt says in the front of the Troop F station in Monroe they’ve set out a box similar to a mail box for people to safely discard old or unwanted medication. He says the abuse of prescription medication in teens has become a growing problem.
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LSP investigates fatal officer involved shooting in Beauregard Parish
Posted on 1/5/2016 11:08:00 AM.

Louisiana State Police is investigating a Monday night officer involved shooting in Ragley, which is about 25 miles north of Lake Charles, that left one man and a dog dead. Sgt. James Anderson says they began looking into the incident after a request from the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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