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Staff Reports, Author at L'Observateur

Crime

Multiple people shot at 12-year-old’s birthday party in LaPlace

LAPLACE — Multiple people were shot Saturday night in LaPlace when verbal confrontations at a 12-year-old’s birthday party led to gunfire, according to Sheriff Mike ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 18, 2021 8:24 am

News

Road rage claims lives of mother, child and motorist in Jefferson Parish fatal crash

Avondale – Yesterday evening, at approximately 5:47 pm, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop B began investigating a multi-vehicle fatality crash stemming from what investigators believe ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 18, 2021 6:10 am

News

Motorcyclist Dies in Pointe Coupee Parish Crash

Jarreau – Shortly before 2:00 pm on April 17th, 2021, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:10 pm

News

Woman charged with wire fraud related to employee theft

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that Christy Bartholomew, age 39, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was charged on April 14, 2021 in a two-count Bill of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:31 pm

News

Lafourche Parish man sentenced after pleading guilty to violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act

NEW ORLEANS – Kendall Mathews, a/k/a “DOT,” age 37,  a resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana, was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment, 5 years of supervised release, and was ordered ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:00 am

News

New Orleans man sentenced for violation of the Federal Gun Control Act

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that Jaylon Johnson, age 23, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana was sentenced on April 13, 2021 to thirty-three ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 9:00 am

Opinion

2-step method manages fire ants in lawns, gardens

Fire ants are the most common pests of home lawns, but homeowners can manage them with the right approach, and spring is the perfect time ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Child shot in Luling; uncle arrested

Sheriff Champagne announces the arrest of Sterling Paul in relation to an April 15 shooting that occurred in the 100 block of Allie Lane in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 1:43 pm

News

St. Tammany Parish men arrested for internet crimes against children

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced two arrests made by his Cyber Crime Unit. “My office and I will continue doing ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 1:06 pm

Local

Troopers investigate fatal crash on Interstate 55

Manchac– On Thursday, April 15th, 2021, shortly after 8:30 PM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L were dispatched to a single vehicle fatal crash ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 9:41 am

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