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Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, July 31

Thursday, 31 July 2014 08:25
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 21st Street and Tallow Tree Lane - July 31, 10:47 p.m., illegal discharge of weapon. Alex Kornman Boulevard and Longleaf Lane - July 31, 11:55 p.m.
JPSO Arrest 3 Attempting to Sell Heroin on Craigslist
Thursday, 31 July 2014 08:06
Geral Bowman JEFFERSON PARISH (WGNO) - An New Orleans man who attempted to sell heroin on Craiglist is now in custody, police said Friday. A Craigslist user notified the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Department Wednesday after they notice a suspiciously written message. It said “Take a ride on H train,dog food, d@pe serious inquiries only!”
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office east bank crime report, July 31
Thursday, 31 July 2014 05:26
This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls are excluded. 2700 block of Airline Drive - July 31, 5:27 p.m., theft. 6000 block of Airline Drive - July 31, 2:33 p.m.
Jefferson Parish grand jury indicts man in girl's rape
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:46
A Jefferson Parish grand jury on Thursday handed up an indictment accusing a central Louisiana man of sexually abusing a girl in East Jefferson seven years ago. Horace M. Billiot of Winnfield is charged with aggravated rape. Billiot, who turns 67 on Friday, is acquainted with the girl, now 14. The alleged rape happened between May 1, 2007, and Aug. 31, 2009, according to the indictment.
Watch a video to learn how Jefferson Parish automated garbage pick-up works
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 05:06
If you want to learn how Jefferson Parish's new automated garbage pick-up system works, then check out the video produced by the Jefferson Parish administration, which is embedded below. In the video, Jefferson Parish assistant director for environmental affairs Katherine Costanza illustrates how the new trucks function differently, allays the fears of residents over the size of new garbage bins, and describes how the system could save money for parish taxpayers down the line as…
Readers react to Jefferson Parish School Board members' dustup
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:44
This week, we reported on two Jefferson Parish School Board members who seem to have some trouble getting along. Vice President Michael Delesdernier is seeking a restraining order against member Cedric Floyd, after the two got into a heated debate during the board's July 2 meeting. Delesdernier asserts that Floyd was the main aggressor, while Floyd's attorney says both men were in each other's faces.
In Jefferson Parish, fixing smooth streets now saves money later, TV station reports
Monday, 28 July 2014 07:31
While potholes scour the face of the New Orleans metro area, residents in Jefferson Parish have a singular complaint: their streets -- which appear perfectly smooth -- are being repaved. Residents on a River Ridge street that is scheduled to be repaved through FEMA's $100 million Katrina Flooded Roads Program, told WWL-TV that they saw the project as "government waste." They said their streets had not even been damaged by flooding, though the funds were…
Metairie Man Comforts Mother & Daughter Moments After Carjacking
Sunday, 27 July 2014 15:20
Jefferson Parish investigators are looking for the men who carjacked a mother and her 14-year-old daughter near Old Metairie as neighbors grow more alert in an area they say has always been safe. WGNO News Anchor Vanessa Bolano has the latest. “They came over here looking for a phone,” says 74-year-old Wayne Higgins. Higgins has lived on Bonnabel Boulevard in Metairie for 30 years, but this past Saturday was unlike any other.
Jefferson Parish coroner's office names man fatally shot Friday by neighbor at Old Jefferson apartment complex
Sunday, 27 July 2014 13:40
The Jefferson Parish coroner's office has identified the man shot and killed by a neighbor at an Old Jefferson apartment complex early Friday morning (July 25) as Timothy Wallace, 54. Wallace died of a gunshot would to the right leg, said Mark Bone, chief death investigator for the coroner's office. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators say Wallace was shot by his next-door neighbor, Frank Stewart, 61, around 1:30 a.m.
Jefferson Parish school officials say teachers' views are heard through teacher council
Sunday, 27 July 2014 12:21
In response to complaints that Jefferson Parish public school officials ignore teachers' concerns, school system officials on Monday highlighted the system's Teacher Voice Advisory Council. They said it lets teachers opine on key policies. Teachers told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on Thursday that the School Board's 2012 rejection of employee collective bargaining, and board members' failure to respond to teacher complaints, make them feel ignored.
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