Sabine Parish, LA


Everything you need to know about the upcoming 2022 Freedom Fest Series

SHREVEPORT, La. – Freedom. It’s a word that means a lot these days, especially after the past couple of years of our freedoms being limited due to the pandemic. But now, as we approach a much more normal way of life, we turn our attention to the 2022 KTBS 3 Freedom Fest Series, presented by Kilpatrick's Rose-Neath Funeral Homes.
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Weapons, drugs in home with small child: 2 arrested

MANY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Two people in Sabine Parish face multiple charges after deputies say they found narcotics and weapons in an apartment where they lived with a small child. Malik Quendell Newton was part of an investigation by the Tactical Narcotics Team over several months. Deputies believe he...
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Arrests Made by Sabine Parish Sheriff's Narcotics Team in Many, LA

Sheriff Aaron Mitchell announces the arrest of Malik Quendell Newton, age 24, and Kianna Ezernack, age 23, both of Many, on May 9th, 2022. The Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Tactical Narcotics Team had been investigating Newton’s illegal drug sales at Apollo Plaza Apartments in Many for several months. Newton lived with his girlfriend, Ezernack, and her small child in C-Building at the complex.
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Five Suspects Arrested for Burglary of Two Sabine Parish Sawmills

Randy Lawayne Sanders (41), Christopher James Knippers (37) and Stephanie Renee Gentes (37) all of Fisher, as well as Rebecca Yvonne Desadier (50) and Darla K Lewing (55) of Florien were arrested by SPSO for felony burglaries of two local sawmills. The Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office received reports in February 2022 of missing copper wire and other items from the old Boise Cascade Fisher Sawmill, which is currently used as storage for the Boise Cascade Florien Operations. Boise Cascade Representatives report property and replacement costs at approximately $69,000. At the end of April 2022, the Broadway Sawmill on Recknor Road reported over $100,000 of copper wire and other items taken from that site and replacement costs would be even higher. Detectives believe the burglaries began from the old Fisher Sawmill late last year and occurred during the month of April 2022 from the Broadway Sawmill. Sanders, Knippers, Desadier, Lewing, and Gentes as suspects in the Fisher Sawmill burglaries. Sanders, Knippers, and Desadier were the suspects in the burglaries at the Broadway Sawmill.

2 killed in 2 crashes involving multiple juveniles

ALEXANDRIA, La. (WNTZ) — Two juveniles were killed following two separate crashes Saturday, according to the Louisiana State Police Troop E. The first crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. in Sabine Parish and claimed the life of 11-year-old Saylor Gatti of Zwolle. An initial investigation revealed Gatti was driving a UTV westbound on JaBush Road when […]

Eleven-year-old Killed in ATV Accident in Sabine Parish

Saturday evening Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal ATV crash in Sabine Parish that claimed the life of 11-year old Saylor Gatti of Zwolle, LA. According to LSP, Gatti was driving a 2021 Yahama Viking Utility Terrain Vehicle headed west on JaBush Road when she lost control of the vehicle causing it to overturn. Gatti and her three juvenile passengers, none of whom were wearing helmets or restraints, were ejected from the vehicle.

Deputies searching for missing Sabine Parish girl

MANY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for any information that could help locate a young girl who went missing Saturday. Deputies say 12-year-old Shelby Loranna Carhee was last seen between 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. They say she had a cell phone with her. The last signal detected from it came from Cobb Dr. in northeast Many.

5 arrested for burglaries of Sabine Parish sawmills

MANY, La. -- Five people have been arrested for burglaries at two Sabine Parish sawmills that resulted in replacement and damage costs nearing $200,000, Sheriff Aaron Mitchell said Monday in a news release. Arrested are:. • Randy Lawayne Sanders, 41, of Fisher. • Christopher James Knippers, 37, of Fisher. •...

Missing girl from Sabine Parish located

MANY, La. - Authorities say a missing girl from Sabine Parish has been found. Shelby Carhee, 12, disappeared from her home in Saturday. The Sabine Parish Sheriff's Office released a statement early Sunday afternoon and Carhee has been located.

Zwolle girl dies when her UTV overturns in Sabine Parish

ZWOLLE, La. - State police say an 11-year-old Zwolle girl died Saturday evening when the utility terrain vehicle (UTV) she was driving overturned. Troopers say Saylor Gatti, who was not wearing a seatbelt or a helmet, died at the scene on JaBush Road southwest of Zwolle. Investigator says one juvenile...

Eleven-year-old dies in UTV Accident

An 11-year-old in Sabine Parish was killed in a crash on JaBush Road around 6:30 p.m. on May 7, 2022. 3 other juveniles were injured. The 11-year old has been identified as Saylor Gatti from Zwolle. According to Louisiana State Police, Gatti was driving a 2021 Yamaha Viking Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) westbound on JaBush Road. Gatti lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn.