Topic: Arrest

Can You Legally Resell Your Festival or Sports Ticket in Louisiana?

You’ve probably seen it at Jazz Fest this year – people standing outside the entrance trying to resell their tickets. However, is it legal to resell your ticket? In Louisiana, you can legally resell  your […]

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Is Your Medical Marijuana Card Valid in Louisiana?

Although medical marijuana is legal in Louisiana, the state does not currently recognize out-of-state medical marijuana cards. However, the state legislature is considering bills this year that may change this restriction.  Is Medical Marijuana Legal […]

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DUI Checkpoint in New Orleans on Thursday night, April 14, 2016

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the New Orleans Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint Thursday, April 14, at an undisclosed location in New Orleans. The sobriety checkpoint will begin at 9 […]

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New Law Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession in New Orleans – Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re caught with a small amount of marijuana in New Orleans, you may not have to go to jail. In an effort to decriminalize marijuana possession in the city, Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently signed […]

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Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter arrested in Florida after bar fight

Nick Carter, a leading member of the boy band ‘Backstreet Boys’, was arrested Wednesday night at the Hog’s Breath Saloon in Key West after a fight broke out at the bar. Charges were filed against […]

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Man arrested for DWI, drug possession on boat in Bayou Savage

A Metairie man was arrested Monday for DWI and drug possession on Bayou Savage. A witness complained they saw a man who they believed to be impaired try to launch a boat into Bayou Savage. […]

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Michael Weatherly leaving ‘NCIS’ after DUI arrest

Michael Weatherly, famous for playing Anthony DiNozzo on the original ‘NCIS’ announced he will be leaving the show after the end of the current season. Weatherly was arrested for two counts of DUI back in […]

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Louisiana State Police issuing “No Refusal” policy over holiday weekend

As a part of the ongoing “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, Troop I (Lafayette Parish) will be issuing a ‘No Refusal’ policy over the holiday weekend. All across the state, police and troopers […]

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Pedestrian killed after suspected drunk driver struck him

A 45-year-old unidentified man was killed Christmas Day after being struck by a 26-year-old in Algiers. The driver, Jeron Wheeler, was tested for a DWI then arrested and brought to Orleans Parish Prison. When an […]

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DWI checkpoint planned for Mandeville Saturday night, December 19

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Mandeville Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Saturday, December 19, at an undisclosed location in Mandeville. Never drink and drive. If you are […]

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Bunny Friend shooting suspect evaded DWI checkpoint nights earlier

One of the nine suspects in the Bunny Friend park shooting has been identified as Shawn “Shooter” Ruffin, 22. According to, Ruffin and two other men were inside a 2011 black Ford Explorer that […]

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Luling man arrested for DWI while driving boat

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division arrested Leopold A. Larousse, of Luling, for a DWI and booked him in St. Charles Parish jail. Agents were called out to a sunken mud boat […]

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‘NCIS’ actor Michael Weatherly charged with DUI

‘NCIS’ actor Michael Weatherly was charged with a DUI earlier in November after being pulled over in Hollywood, according to TMZ. The actor failed the field sobriety tests and was registered and well beyond the legal […]

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Eight booked for DWI over Thanksgiving holiday in Baton Rouge

A total of eight people were booked over the Thursday and Friday of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Baton Rouge. The following are their names and charges against them: Kenneth Dean, 22, 40237 Coontrap Road, Gonzales, […]

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Woman arrested after taunting police on social media, filing false report

A New Jersey woman was arrested this week after filing a false police report to avoid a DUI, then mocked the police shortly thereafter on Twitter calling them “silly piggies”. Hayley Oates, 25, and her […]

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Trio sought after driving stolen SUV from DWI checkpoint

A trio is being sought for driving a stolen SUV after fleeing a DWI checkpoint in Orleans Parish Friday night. The men were stopped at the checkpoint near Dublin and Dixon street intersection. The men provide […]

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Louisiana man arrested for DWI after passing out at drive-thru

Joseph Neal Page of  Robeline, LA was arrested on November 2nd after being discovered passed out in the McDonald’s drive-thru in Gonzales. A McDonald’s employee had called 911 and Officer Tunis arrived and noticed Page […]

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Man arrested for 5th DWI in Plaquemines Parish

A Prairieville man was arrested was arrested Wednesday afternoon for a 5th DWI. When he was pulled over, he had multiple pill bottles in his vehicle for drugs including oxycodone. Alois Guepet III was seen swerving […]

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