A Louisiana woman was arrested for shooting a llama in self-defense in February. 67-year-old Madeline Bourgeois told St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputies that her pet llama “Earl” had attacked her while she worked in the pasture. She attempted to fend off the animal (which can grow to between 290 and 440 lbs.) with strikes but […]
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Two Good Samaritans are being credited with halting an attempted kidnapping last Wednesday by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were notified of the possible kidnapping when a 911 call was placed to report a man on Highway 9 in Campti dragging an unwilling woman to a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. After officers arrived and […]
At around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, Alexandria (LA) Officers (APD) were called to the area of Highway One and Tullamore in response to reports of gunfire. According to the reports, two vehicles had been exchanging gunfire while on the highway. When officers arrived, 53-year-old Carmello Casciari told them he’d been robbed at gun point during […]
36-year-old Mark Fisher. Photo: St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office A man Police described as thinly built with short hair, attempted to rob Thrift Village Drug Store in Luling, LA. 36-year-old Mark Fisher entered the pharmacy wearing a mask and gloves at around 6 p.m. on Monday. He forced the pharmacist and a clerk at gun […]
Three boys are credited for saving their mother, when their father began beating their mother and then fired a shot at her,
New Orleans was a hotbed of crime this weekend with five major robbery attempts on Sunday night alone. Unfortunately, four of those five were entirely successful, but one incident we are looking at today may have saved some lives and serves as an example of how to protect innocent lives during a crime.
Last Thursday, October 5th Malcolm Williams made a fateful decision that drastically altered his future when he walked up to two citizens in a parking lot and demanded that they hand over their cell phones. The simple mugging must have went over well as Williams played it out in his head, but he forgot to […]