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Suspect wanted in fatal pedestrian hit-and-run in Monroe

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— Local authorities need your help. They are searching for a suspect, wanted for a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run that happened in Monroe. According to Monroe PD Detective Josh Sanson and Crime Stoppers of North Delta, shortly after 9:00 p.m. on December 6, 2021, Janesia Walker was walking near the inside lane in the […]
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Man sentenced to 190 years for Shreveport crime spree

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A Farmerville man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 200 years in prison for a crime spree committed in Shreveport in August 2020. Taniel Cole was found guilty of attempted manslaughter, four counts of second-degree kidnapping, and armed robbery in an incident at Oschner LSU Health St. Mary Medical Center. He was sentenced to 20 years of hard labor each in three second-degree kidnapping convictions. He will face 40 years for the fourth kidnapping conviction, 75 years for the armed robbery conviction, and 10 for attempted manslaughter.
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Swanson Correctional inmates arrested after dorm fight

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, shortly before 12:30 AM, Monroe Police responded to a disturbance at Swanson Correctional Center for Youth. Officers learned that several inmates were involved in a physical altercation inside one of the dorms. During the fight, inmates jammed and barricaded doors preventing people from entering. According to […]
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Large fight at Swanson causes $35k in damage, 7 arrested

Jakwon Prince, Datreyveus Manuel, and Michael Pradia, who were all over 18 years of age, were removed from the facility and booked at the Ouachita Correctional Center for Criminal Damage to Property and False Imprisonment with a Dangerous Weapon. Shortly before 12:30a.m. on May 25, 2022, the Monroe Police Department...
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Monroe Police searching for Motor Vehicle Theft suspect

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Monroe Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying the individual in the pictures below. The individual is wanted for Theft of a Motor Vehicle around the Loop Road and Westminister Avenue area. According to Monroe Police, the suspect and an unknown accomplice are believed to be allegedly responsible for […]
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Two Arrested In Theft Investigation

An investigation by Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators has resulted in the arrest of two suspects in connection with the recent theft of two trailers and other items from a business on Old Sterlington Road in Monroe. Taken were a 24’ enclosed car hauler trailer and a 14’ utility trailer, along with a fish cooker and bolt cutters.
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MISSING TEEN: Monroe Police searching for missing 16-year-old

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Monroe Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 16-year-old Kassidy Sumler. According to police, Sumler was last seen at his residence on May 14, 2022. He is described as a Black male, standing five feet and seven inches. If you know the whereabouts of Sumler, contact Monroe Police at […]
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MISSING TEEN UPDATE: 15-year-old runaway teen has returned home, police say

UPDATE (KTVE/KARD) — According to the Monroe Police Department, Robinson has returned home. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Monroe Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 15-year-old Takorey Robinson. According to officers, Robinson ran away from his residence on May 18, 2022. He was last seen wearing red shorts, blue jacket, black/red Nike slides, […]
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Driver passed out on highway arrested

A Bernice woman was arrested early Saturday morning after a Lincoln Parish deputy found her apparently passed out behind the wheel of her car. At about 1:30 a.m., Deputy S. Anunciation-Taylor came upon a vehicle stopped in the westbound lane of La. Highway 146 (White Lightning Road). The driver had her hands in her lap, head on her chest, eyes closed, and did not respond to the deputy.
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NELA Pastors condemn actions of SBC leaders after scathing report

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Guidepost Solutions released a report on May 22 after a seven-month investigation concluded about the mishandling of cases by Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) leaders. Over 700 claims of sexual abuse were ignored after individuals came forward regarding actions from members of churches in the SBC. The...
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MISSING TEEN: Monroe Police searching for runaway teen

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Monroe Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating 15-year-old Lashonti Neal. Neal ran away from her residence on April 24, 2022. According to authorities, Neal’s hairstyle is now in short dreads. If anyone knows Neal’s location, contact Monroe Police at 318-329-2600...
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Three local wildlife refuges part of Biden-Harris Administration’s $33 million infrastructure investment to address legacy pollution

WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday, the Biden-Harris Administration announced a $33 million infrastructure investment to address legacy pollution, and spur good-paying jobs on public lands. There were three wildlife refuges in the ArkLaMiss area that were funded in this investment: Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge Darbonne National Wildlife Refuge Upper Ouachita National […]
WEST MONROE, LA
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Search warrant executed by LPNET

On Monday, the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at an apartment on Goodwin Road in Ruston. The search stemmed from an ongoing drug sales investigation. When officers entered the apartment, they detained Braxton Artreyou Morrison, 19, of Bryant, Ark. He immediately said there were drugs in...
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