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Monroe drive-by shooting leads to the arrest of alleged suspect, five children inside of vehicle during the incident

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— On June 23, deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a drive-by shooting on the 1900 block of Martin Luther King Drive at Steve’s Smoker’s Paradise. Once authorities arrived at the scene, they spoke with the victims of the shooting. According […]
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Man with 5 kids in car accused in drive-by shooting on Hwy. 165

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Authorities have arrested a man accused of opening fire on two women outside a Monroe convenience store last week. And he did this, authorities say, while five children were in the car with him. According to a warrant affidavit for the suspect, Javaries Samrico Thomas, 33,...
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Bastrop settles nearly 15-year-old firefighters lawsuit

Bastrop, La. (KNOE) - The City of Bastrop has settled a nearly 15-year-old lawsuit. Mayor Betty Alford-Olive announced on June 30 that the city had reached an agreement to settle a 2008 lawsuit that claimed the city’s pay practice for firefighters violated state law. “We appreciate our firefighters,” Mayor...
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Former Monroe officer pleads guilty to civil rights violation

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A former officer with the Monroe Police Department has pleaded guilty to violating another man’s civil rights. Jared Desadier admitted to attacking Timothy Williams without provocation during an arrest in April 2020. The following information provided by the U.S. Justice Dept. describes what happened and Desadier’s plea.
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Former Monroe Police Officer pleads guilty in Timothy Williams Case

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)-Jared Preston Desadier, a former Monroe Police Officer, has pleaded guilty to count one of the indictment in the Timothy Williams case that took place in April of 2020. Count one of the indictment the government states Desadier, while acting under color of law, willfully deprived Timothy Williams of the right, secured and […]
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Unrestrained West Monroe man dies from injuries from vehicle crash

On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, just after 6 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy 557 north of LA Hwy 4. This crash claimed the life of 34-year-old Joseph A. Ford IV. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 GMC Envoy, driven by...
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Morning Forecast – Friday, July 1st

WEST MONROE, LA. – (07/01/22) TODAY: Happy Friday! It’s the start of the long holiday weekend, and we can expect it to be near normal temperature-wise with more chances for showers and storms. For today, highs will aim for 91 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. With daytime heating, more showers and storms will be possible by the mid to late afternoon. No severe weather is expected, but we could see periods of heavy rain, some lightning, and slightly breezy winds.
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KNOE Friday Noon Forecast with Meteorologist Sheena Martin

“To all the young ladies out there, let me tell you something. If you can see it, you can have it,” said Wallace. NEDHSA and Black Creative Circle unveil mural in Art Alley. Bastrop settles nearly 15-year-old firefighters lawsuit. Updated: 19 hours ago. The city will pay over $800,000...
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A highway was dedicated to a fallen Mangham Police Officer

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Town of Mangham is honoring a fallen officer by renaming part of Highway 425 to Marshall Waters JR Memorial Highway. He was shot and killed in the line of duty back in 2020. The dedication ceremony brought tears to the friends and family of Marshall Waters Jr.
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Monroe PD seeks identities of people in SUV in shooting investigation

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Police in Monroe are turning to the community for help solving a shooting at Parkview Apartments. It happened on June 28, 2022, according to police. “The Monroe Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the owner/occupants of the black SUV in the attached photos. The suspect vehicle was involved in a shooting on June 28, 2022 at 1101 Richwood Road #2 that left one person injured.
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