The 15th Judicial District Attorney has charged four ex-employees of Louisiana State University Eunice with several counts of theft and forgery. The employees were charged with federal crimes after the school alleged that the four had gained illegally from two of the school's federal grants.
The Drugs Enforcement Agency of Louisiana recently arrested several people for being in possession of drugs. The officers of the agency raided a local strip club, as well as the house of the club owner, and allegedly found a variety of drugs on the premises and also arrested several people on drug charges. The officers arrested the owner of the club, but the charges against the owner are unknown as the U.S. Attorney's Office currently refuses to name the allegations. However, there were violations of federal laws that bar a person from manufacturing, storing, distributing or using controlled substances in places of business.
Louisiana residents might be interested to know that an international, multimillion dollar fraud scheme, which allegedly sold prescription painkillers without a proper in-person examination, has been exposed. The alleged fraud scheme started in 2010 and lasted until late 2012. Police arrested five website operators, two pharmacists and three physicians involved in the fraud scheme.
Four Baton Rouge men have been arrested on charges of armed robbery in New Orleans after forcibly taking a wallet from a victim in the French Quarter.