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Louisiana Man Arrested On 14 Drug and Firearms Charges After Allegedly Selling Fentanyl and Cocaine to a Police Agent

Louisiana Man Arrested On 14 Drug and Firearms Charges After Allegedly Selling Fentanyl and Cocaine to a Police Agent. Baton Rouge, Louisiana – On August 9, 2022, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office reported that over the course of the last several weeks, EBRSO Narcotics conducted an investigation into the drug distribution activities being conducted by Preston Kinchen, aka “Wild Side Magi.” During the investigation, Agents conducted controlled purchases of fentanyl and cocaine from Kinchen. One of these drug transactions occurred while Kinchen was holding his one-year-old child.
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Sheriff: Man arrested in BR drug bust dealt narcotics while holding child

BATON ROUGE - Deputies seized several illegal drugs and firearms Tuesday from a man who allegedly sold narcotics while holding his one-year-old child in his arms. Investigators with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division reportedly had been looking into Preston Kinchen, 40, for the last several weeks. Kinchen, also known as "Wild Side Magic," according to a social media post from the sheriff's office, distributed fentanyl and cocaine.
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DCFS facing legal action after two-year-old child’s death

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) will soon face legal action after the death of a two-year-old child. Two-year-old Mitchell Robinson, or baby Mitch, lost his life after ingesting fentanyl while in his mother’s care. The mother, Whitney Ard, has been arrested for negligent homicide, but Attorney Ron Haley said this death could have been prevented.
BATON ROUGE, LA
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Baton Rouge man accused of holding gun to ex-girlfriend's head, burning dead child's clothes

A 23-year-old Baton Rouge man was recently arrested after police say he held a gun to his ex-girlfriend's head and threatened to kill her along with two children. Kenneth Smith Jr. held a gun to the woman's head at her mother's house around 3 a.m. on July 25 and said he was going to kill her, according to an arrest warrant. Police said he has a "history of domestic abuse" against the woman.
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Addis Police Dept. makes drug arrest

On Sunday, August 7, Addis police officers made a narcotics arrest during a routine traffic stop for no inspection sticker. The driver, Sean Phillip Walsh of New Orleans, was in possession of 20 grams of methamphetamine, three grams of hash, five grams of marijuana, 10 dosage units of LSD, and eight grams of mushrooms.
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Lower speed limits, stiffer fines in effect for Atchafalaya bridge

Lower speed limits are now in effect – along with higher fines – for the stretch of Interstate 10 along the Atchafalaya Basin twin span. Signs along the 18-mile corridor between Ramah in Iberville Parish and St. Martin Parish near Henderson are part of a three-phase process, in response to Senate Bill 435/ACT 426 that established the Atchafalalya Basin Bridge as a highway safety corridor.
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Are you suffering from burnout?

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Joel Gascoigne, the hardworking and driven founder of a successful startup says it was just when his career goals seemed to be on track that he hit an emotional brick wall. On his blog, Gascoigne explains what happened, saying, “This is how I’d describe...
BATON ROUGE, LA
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Denham Springs Police Dept. on the lookout for new recruits

LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – The Denham Springs Police Department (DSPD) is on the lookout for brave men and women who want to serve their community as police officers. DSPD send the invitation out via its official Facebook page Wednesday (August 10), urging interested individuals to contact them for...
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