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Arrest made in connection with Boyce overdose death

BOYCE, La. (KALB) - On August 10, 2022, the Boyce Police Department held a press conference regarding the death of 48-year-old Charntel Baty. Boyce PD said they received a call about an unresponsive woman on March 2. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Baty dead from a suspected drug overdose. Derrick Ford, 46, who police say was romantically involved with Baty, was also on the scene at the time.
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Alexandria crime concerns voiced at public safety meeting

The process to rename Fort Polk will reportedly cost $1.3 million. The Alexandria City Council met to hear public feedback on the city's crime rate. Trial date set for Kristina Hoffpauir after judge finds her capable to continue. Updated: 9 hours ago. |. A Rapides Parish judge has found Kristina...

Boyce PD gives details surrounding the overdose death of Charntel Baty

After confusion over who is now prosecuting deadly hit and run case, matter continued. A 29-year-old Oakdale woman, charged in a hit and run crash that killed a cyclist just south of Alexandria, was back in court on Aug. 10 for a pretrial conference. Ahead of trial, DA’s Office gets...

Police investigating Monday night homicide in Alexandria

A 28-year-old man was killed Monday in a homicide that remains under investigation, according to police. Alexandria Police Department officers responded around 7:41 p.m. to calls of shots fired and a man down in the Rapides Avenue and Ball Powell Street area, reads a news release. The victim, Ronald Benson,...