|Posted on 5/27/2018 1:46:00 PM.|
State Police say an 18-wheeler, hauling avocados, was unable to stop as traffic had slowed down, causing a chain reaction crash with nine other vehicles. The 18-wheeler jackknifed and caught fire. The driver was killed and a positive identification has yet to be confirmed.
|I-12, State Police|
|Posted on 4/6/2018 12:25:00 PM.|
Some scary moments for a Louisiana State Trooper last night in New Orleans as a yet unidentified man attempted to get into his vehicle. Police later apprehended a juvenile and charged him with attempted carjacking of the unmarked police vehicle. Sergeant Jared Sandifer says it started when a strange car just pulled up.
|New Orleans, Louisiana, State Police, Jared Sanifer|
|Posted on 2/5/2018 10:07:00 AM.|
State Police arrest a 20-year-old Kaplan man for a hit and run crash that killed two high school students. Sgt. Jared Sandifer says Tyler Meaux was driving a Ford F-150 and heading the wrong way on U-S 167 Sunday night when he slammed into a Honda Civic, carrying four teenagers.
"Two of those four teenagers were killed as a result of the crash," Sandifer said.
|Jared Sandifer, State Police, Abbeville, Maurice, Tyler Meaux, North Vermilion High School|
|Posted on 2/5/2018 1:51:00 AM.|
A highway safety traffic enforcement program that resulted in some state troopers receiving overtime pay when they were at home has been reinstated after new rules were put in place. The investigation by WVUE-TV in New Orleans led to the suspension of three troopers. State Police Major Doug Cain says changes have been made to prevent payroll fraud.
|State Police, Doug Cain, WVUE-TV, highway safety traffic enforcement, LACE|
|Posted on 1/17/2018 11:09:00 AM.|
Needless to say the icy road conditions are something Louisianians are not familiar with, but there are still motorists out who are required to be at work. State Police Senior Trooper Bryan Lee says based on the number of crashes they saw in a short period of time this morning, plenty of people can't handle a vehicle on the ice. (pictured is I-10 in Baton Rouge @ College Dr.)
|bryan lee, rodney mallett, ice, dotd, state police|
|Posted on 12/1/2017 7:11:00 AM.|
A newly released 300-page State Police report provided to the Advocate, shows former LSP Superintendent Mike Edmonson allegedly knew about side trips several troopers took on their way to a conference in San Diego last year. President of the Metropolitan Crime Commission Rafael Goyeneche says Edmonson asked for an internal investigation only after the media became involved.
|Mike Edmonson, State Police, Advocate, side trip, Las Vegas|
|Posted on 11/14/2017 1:53:00 PM.|
State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting in which they say a Baton Rouge cop shot and killed a man during a struggle when escorting a state child welfare case worker. Senior Trooper Bryan Lee says, despite rumors circling social media, the man who was killed was not handcuffed when he was shot.
|Calvin Toney, Bryan Lee, State Police, Officer involved shooting|
|Posted on 10/4/2017 12:51:00 PM.|
State Police are awaiting autopsy results on an infant that was found dead in a dumpster in Tensas Parish. Media reports say the grisly discovery was made at Tensas Elementary School. Senior Trooper Michael Reichardt says once the autopsy is completed they'll have a better idea what happened.
|Tensas Parish, infant found, dumpster, State Police|
|Posted on 8/18/2017 12:23:00 PM.|
State Police announces its 96th Cadet Class will begin at the LSP Training Academy this Sunday. For about 20 weeks, thirty-six men and women, hailing from a variety of backgrounds, will officially begin an intensive training regimen. Sgt. Jared Sandifer.
|state police, jared sandifer, cadet class #96, state trooper|
|Posted on 8/17/2017 1:41:00 PM.|
State Police say a 2-year-old child has died after being run over by a vehicle in Tangipahoa Parish. Trooper Dustin Dwight says, around 8:30 last night, a large choir group from Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist had just gotten out of church and were standing in the parking lot.
|state police, toddler, Kaleb Dyson|
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