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Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office arrests convicted rapist for Computer Solicitation of a minor

VIDALIA, La. (KTVE/KARD) — According to the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office, its detectives began an investigation on May 1, 2022, about an adult who made contact with a minor online for sexual purposes. The investigation revealed that the adult, who police identified as 25-year-old William R. Ford Jr. of Pineville, La., used social media to […]
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School board votes to continue desegregation lawsuit against Delta Charter

VIDALIA, La. — The Concordia Parish School Board sat in executive session for more than an hour Thursday to discuss its ongoing federal lawsuit against Delta Charter School. As a result of this lawsuit, the United States District Court ordered in 2017 limitations be placed on Delta Charter School’s student population by the number of students and their racial demographic.
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Sex offender arrested in Vidalia for online solicitation of minor

VIDALIA, La. — A sex offender from Pineville, Louisiana was arrested in Vidalia Thursday for allegedly making plans online to take a minor home with him. A news release from Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office states that William R. Ford, 25, has been arrested for computer-aided solicitation of a minor, indecent behavior with juveniles, and driving under suspension and switched license plates.
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Suspect arrested for April 2022 homicide

A suspect has been arrested for a homicide that took place earlier this year in April. Damion Henderson was arrested on Monday, May 16 on a warrant for second-degree murder. Detectives with the Monroe Police Department received assistance from the Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office and the Ferriday Police Department in the arrest of Henderson. He was taken into custody at a residence in Ferriday without incident.
MONROE, LA
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Deputies attempted to arrest Vidalia man for trying to meet minor for sex; suspect hits deputy with his vehicle

VIDALIA, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, around 9 PM, Concordia Parish Sheriff’s deputies conducted an operation on a male who made contact with a minor online for sexual purposes. According to deputies, the male made contact with the minor and sent lewd photos, requested the minor to send similar photos, and made plans to meet the minor at the Vidalia Riverfront.
VIDALIA, LA

UPDATE: Joint investigation leads to arrest of Ferriday man involved in fatal Monroe Dunn Drive shooting

UPDATE (KTVE/KARD) — According to Monroe Police Department Sergeant Michael Fendall, authorities arrested Henderson on a warrant for Second Degree Murder. Police established Henderson as the suspect in the April 8, 2022, homicide of Torance Davis that happened in the 700 block of Dunn Drive.  According to Sergeant Fendall, Henderson has prior charges for narcotics […]
MONROE, LA
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Homicide suspect apprehended in Ferriday

FERRIDAY, La. — On Monday, Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office apprehended a man in Ferriday, Louisiana who was reportedly wanted in connection with a homicide investigation in Monroe, Louisiana. In a news release, the sheriff’s office states it received information from Monroe Police Department about a man involved in...
FERRIDAY, LA

UPDATE: Silver Alert cancelled; north Louisiana man found

UPDATE: Mr. McCoy has been found safe. Louisiana State Police have issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office for 84-year-old Boyd McCoy. He was reported missing Monday, May 16, 2022 around 1:00 p.m. from his residence located on Bodark Road in Monterey. McCoy is believed to be traveling in a 2013 red Ford F-150 bearing Louisiana license plate Z417321.
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