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RADE arrests Lafayette man in Alexandria on narcotics charges

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Sheriff Mark Wood and Sheriff Steven McCain held a joint press conference Thursday afternoon, announcing the arrest of Quinton James Berard, Sr. On June 16, around 11 p.m., Rapides Area Drug Enforcement Unit (RADE) members, consisting of RPSO and officers with the Woodworth Police Department, were conducting interdiction patrols on I-49 North near mile marker 66.
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RADE Traffic Stop on I-49 Leads to Large Narcotics Seizure

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, about 11:00 p.m. Rapides Area Drug Enforcement Unit (RADE) members, consisting of RPSO and officers with the Woodworth Police Department, were conducting interdiction patrols on I-49 North near mile marker 66. Team members observed the driver of a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer commit a traffic violation and...
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Natchez man airlifted following accident near Vidalia High

A Natchez man was air-lifted to Rapides Regional Hospital in Alexandria after the white half-ton pick-up truck he was driving ran into the back of a Waste Pro truck on Carter Street at the intersection of Vidalia High early Thursday morning. The accident occurred just after 8 a.m. There were...
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APD seeking suspect in Willow Glen armed robbery case

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - The Alexandria Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for a suspect they believe was involved in an armed robbery that occurred on June 14 in the 400 block of Willow Glen. APD says they are searching for Demetrius Dewayne Piper, 27, of Alexandria. If you...
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Pedestrian killed in Rapides Parish crash Wednesday morning

RAPIDES PARISH, La. (LSP) - Kapatrine Sherman, 49, of Lecompte, was killed on Wednesday morning around 4 a.m., following a crash on Hwy 71, north of Lecompte. State Police said Sherman was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a northbound 2003 Ford Crown Victoria. He sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene.
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Armed Robbery Investigation

Alexandria, La. (June 15,2021) – Alexandria Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 9 p.m. Monday night in the 400 block of Willow Glen. The suspect was described as a black male approximately 6’- 6’3”, 160-175 lbs., wearing a charcoal grey jacket with the sleeves cut off, a dark long-sleeve shirt underneath, dark pants, a baby yoda backpack, red head covering, a bandage around his right knee, white shoes and white face mask. The suspect was armed with a handgun.
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Will Avants previews the Cenla Christian Home School Association Kick Off & Book Sale. Missy Smoot has details on the Alexandria Mall Job Fair.
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Gov. John Bel Edwards to give two updates today

Safe Dates Summer Camp begins Monday, teaches teens about dating violence. The CDC estimates dating violence affects millions of teens each year. Data from the agency shows one in 11 female high school students and one in 14 male high school students experience physical dating violence in the last year.
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LSUA hosts Juneteenth celebration

ALEXANDRIA, La. (LSUA) - Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) hosted a Juneteenth Celebration Wednesday on campus. All were invited to attend this special event that included food, music, and several guest speakers to celebrate the history of Juneteenth. Zoria Sewell, President of the Black Organization for Leadership and Development...
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Alexandria Homicide Arrest

Alexandria, La. (June 14, 2021) – Alexandria Police have made an arrest in a homicide that occurred on December 5, 2019, in the 5600 block of Eddie Williams. Sterling T. Brown, 24, of Alexandria has been charged with second degree murder in this incident. This is an ongoing investigation. If...
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Motorcycle rider leads LSP on I-220 chase

President Joe Biden is traveling back to the United States after a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva. White House Correspondent Jon Decker was there and breaks down what was accomplished. Plans for revitalization in downtown Alexandria. Updated: 7 hours ago. |. Alexandria could soon be getting some...
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APD investigating armed robbery on Willow Glen

ALEXANDRIA, La. (APD) - Alexandria Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 9 p.m. Monday night in the 400 block of Willow Glen. The suspect was described as a black male approximately 6′- 6′3″, 160-175 lbs., wearing a charcoal grey jacket with the sleeves cut off, a dark long-sleeve shirt underneath, dark pants, a “baby Yoda” backpack, red head covering, a bandage around his right knee, white shoes and white face mask. The suspect was armed with a handgun.
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Alexandria City Council approves amended city budget

On Tuesday, the Alexandria City Council voted on and approved an ordinance to make amendments to balance the city budget. What's at stake for the U.S. in Biden's meeting with Putin?. Updated: Jun. 15, 2021 at 4:42 PM CDT. |. President Joe Biden met with Swiss President Guy Parmelin in...
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