Edith is a member of St. Peter Church of God in Christ in Logansport, La., faithfully serving as church mother for a number of years alongside Pastor Dwight Gaitlin. Edith was instrumental in helping acquire land for additional church parking and is a licensed missionary through the First Jurisdiction of Louisiana for the last 15 years.
While on scene, officers located and collected evidence linked to the suspect. The evidence was submitted to the North Louisiana Crime Lab for analysis for DNA testing. The DNA results came back to 26-year-old LaDarrell Demetric Jefferson..
Police began investigating when one child victim cried out to her parents. When the first case was pending, police received an additional complaint regarding the second child and Ladell. During a police interview, Ladell admitted to inappropriate conduct with one of the victims.
SHREVEPORT, La. — You will soon be greeted by the iconic red kettles and bell ringers at area retailers. Christmas always starts early at The Salvation Army of Northwest Louisiana as the local nonprofit gears up for its biggest annual fundraiser. The 2018 Holiday will kick-off on Friday, Nov.
Les Boutiques de Noel runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road in Bossier City. Tickets are $10 per day, $20 event pass, $5 for seniors and military, and free to children age 12 and under.
According to Cindy Chadwick, public information officer for the Caddo Sheriff’s Office, the victim is a friend and employer of Sipes’ exboyfriend. Earlier this year, Sipes began sending threatening texts and leaving threatening phone calls for the victim.
The admission by the defendant, 26- year-old Kiana Williams, before District Judge Ramona Emanuel spared the family of the victim the agony of hearing details of the slaying of Kathleen "Kay" Creech Cates, 82, in her Anderson Island home Sept. 26, 2017.