Three men were arrested in the state earlier this month. The arrests came after enforcement agents from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries came across the men at a landing and allegedly smelled an odor of marijuana outside their car. The day ended with all three men facing charges for drug possession.
Officials in Jefferson Parish seized 72 dogs during an ongoing investigation of animal cruelty within an alleged puppy mill. The animals were found in two different houses where American bully dogs were being sold. There are six defendants in the case, all facing dozens of misdemeanor charges. Purportedly, the accused sell these puppies from Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
A Louisiana woman was recently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. In an unusual twist, she was in the process of attempting to post bail for her friend. Police claim the friend was a drunk driver as well, having been arrested and incarcerated about an hour before the woman made her way to help.
If you are fighting a drug charge (or if you could face a drug charge), it is important to use social media wisely. Unfortunately, even innocent posts are easy to misinterpret and could end up hurting you.
A man has been arrested after police claim that one of their own was injured due to the man's impaired driving. A 29-year-old man from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been accused of DUI after a deputy suffered moderate injuries in a crash allegedly involving the accused. The officer was alongside the road, helping with another accident when the crash occurred.