A woman was recently arrested by Louisiana State Police Troop F for possession of methamphetamines. The state police discovered the woman's drug stash when they stopped her car on Interstate 20. The state police spotted a black Lexus with a license plate on which the state of issue was unclear.
A 25-year-old man was arrested in Houma, Louisiana, on aggravated second-degree battery charges for taking a woman hostage. The Houma Police Department was trying to locate the accused, who was wanted on criminal charges of aggravated second-degree battery. With the assistance of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office, the Houma Police Department tracked down the accused in a trailer in Grand Caillou.
In Louisiana, being convicted of a drug crime carries serious consequences. Individuals who have been accused of drug crimes should explore all of their legal options for mitigating the negative repercussions. Before a court can find a defendant guilty, the prosecution must present sufficient, credible evidence to prove the suspect's culpability beyond a reasonable doubt.
The 54-year-old owner of a seafood processing company has been arrested in Baton Rouge on charges that he failed to report thousands of pounds of seafood bought by his company. He is suspected of committing several felonies, including filing a false public record and injuring the public record. An investigation by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries concluded that the suspect did not report numerous purchase records between January and July 2011.