Iberville Parish deputies are asking for help locating a convicted killer who they say was accidentally released from prison. 32-year-old Benjuiel Johnson was released on September 23rd from Dixon Correctional Institute, but no one noticed the error until September 28th.
LSU Coach Les Miles made good on his invitation issued months ago to a Mountain Brook, AL teen battling cancer. Mountain Brook teenager Sid Ortis has been dealing with osteosarcoma, or bone cancer, for the past year. Last March the 16-year-old had surgery to attempt to remove the cancer from his lungs. Around that time he received a phone call from LSU coach Les Miles, his favorite coach from his favorite team. Miles, telling him, “Life is not how long you live, but how well you live it.” He spoke at length with the 16-year-old, and then prayed with him.
The start of school is bustling with things to do and starting a new schedule. In the midst of that, there are a slew of legal issues to keep in mind.
DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) –Beauregard Sheriff Ricky Moses issued a warning to the public after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a train in DeRidder on Thursday morning. The train struck 36-year-old Elijah Silvers around 2:30 a.m. Moses said it’s not a good idea to walk along railroad tracks.
A DeRidder man is charged with sexually assaulting a detective during an undercover investigation at the I-10 beach.
79-year-old George K. Dion was taken into custody Tuesday.
Dion was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with sexual battery. He was released on a $5,000 bond set by Judge Robert Wyatt.
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) –Two more Lake Charles residents have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting last week on Cline Street, city police said.