CRIME & SAFETY
Bogalusa resident convicted for killing rival in shooting incident
A shocking verdict unfolds in Bogalusa as a local resident is found guilty in a fatal shooting case. Discover the chilling details of this rivalry turned deadly, and the justice served in this gripping courtroom drama.
State Police investigates shooting incident in Bogalusa
BOGALUSA --- On Friday afternoon, shortly before 4 p.m. the Bogalusa Police Department (BPD) requested assistance from the Louisiana State Police – Bureau of Investigations to investigate a shooting incident that occurred near Sullivan Drive and St. Louis Street in Bogalusa. The preliminary investigation revealed that a BPD Officer...
Jury finds Kelton Johnson, Jr. guilty of manslaughter
FRANKLINTON, La. – 22nd Judicial District Attorney, Warren Montgomery, has announced that on September 28, 2023, a jury in Washington Parish unanimously found Kelton L. Johnson, Jr., 23, guilty of Manslaughter. He will face up to 20 years in prison. His sentencing is set for October 23, 2023. The trial was presided over by District […] The post Jury finds Kelton Johnson, Jr. guilty of manslaughter appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
Late-night shooting leaves 1 dead in Lumberton; victim identified
PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - A late-night shooting in Lumberton left one man dead and police searching for a suspect. The Lumberton Police Department (LPD) said officers discovered an unresponsive Black male when responding to an emergency call in the 900 block of Myrick Avenue on Tuesday. The man, identified as Kendrick Holder, was later pronounced dead on the scene.
Lumberton police find body after reported shooting
LUMBERTON, Miss. (WHLT) – Lumberton police are investigating after a body was found after a reported shooting. Police Chief Adrian Fortenberry said they received a call about multiple gunshots being fired on Myrick Avenue and 9th Street around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26. According to Fortenberry, the department received a call just after midnight […]
Annual National Night Out set for Oct. 3
As part of National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign, local law enforcement agencies have planned a night of fun for the community. The free event is set for Tuesday, Oct. 3rd from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Cassidy Park. There will be free food and drinks, shirts, bounce houses and a DJ. “It’s […] The post Annual National Night Out set for Oct. 3 appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.
Man on parole arrested for multiple Mississippi burglaries; firearms stolen
A Mississippi police department reported the arrest of a man wanted in multiple burglaries in at least two cities. Police Department officers were made aware of a vehicle burglary on Sept. 18 that occurred at Highland Community Hospital. Officers learned a white male entered a vehicle in the parking lot and stole a handgun along with other miscellaneous items.
Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office Reports August 2023 Drug Enforcement Activities
The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Investigators conducted various drug enforcement operations throughout the month of August 2023, resulting in multiple arrests and the seizure of controlled substances and related items. August 9, 2023: On Wednesday, August 9, 2023, Narcotic Investigators conducted a lawful traffic stop on a Ford Mustang near Stegall Rd. in […] The post Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office Reports August 2023 Drug Enforcement Activities appeared first on Picayune Item.
Police Respond Promptly, Arrest Three and Seize Narcotics and Firearms in Operation
On Saturday, September 16, 2023, the Bogalusa Police Department swiftly responded to a distressing report of a group of individuals seen carrying firearms near the intersection of Claiborne and Jefferson Street. This proactive action led to the apprehension of multiple suspects and the confiscating of a substantial amount of narcotics and firearms. Upon reaching the […] The post Police Respond Promptly, Arrest Three and Seize Narcotics and Firearms in Operation appeared first on The Bogalusa Daily News.