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February 13 07:51 AM
Asst. Chief Bates initiated a traffic stop on La Hwy 3 at Mildred Street and issued a citation for illegal window tint. Asst. Chief Bates observed a vehicle speeding on La. Hwy 3 at the Fina, initiated a traffic stop and issued a citation for speeding 57/45.
December 26 06:03 AM
Officer Ellis initiated a traffic stop on Lee Street and issued a citation for open container and possession of alcohol by a minor. The suspect had in his possession an open bottle of Pinnacle Vodka..
December 05 07:32 AM
The suspect was stopped due to improper lane usage, upon contact a strong odor of marijuana was detected from the inside of the vehicle. The suspect gave consent to search where two small baggies of marijuana was found on the front seat and a .22 caliber firearm was located.
October 24 07:06 AM
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September 21 09:41 AM
I have a confession to make. And President Trump is not going to like it. I’m a southern country lawyer. Darn proud of it. In the president’s words, I may be a “dumb southern country lawyer.” I just hope the president does not have a sneering contempt for all of us Louisiana lawyers who cut our teeth practicing law in the rural areas of the Bayou State.
September 21 09:41 AM
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September 14 10:16 AM
According to the May 15 guilty plea, a Louisiana State Police trooper stopped Rich’s vehicle May 3 near the intersection of Interstate 220 and Louisiana Highway 80. The trooper searched the vehicle and found a semi-automatic handgun, 141.3 grams of methamphetamine, 36.

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