After several days of investigating, the Ruston Police Department have taken a burglary suspect into custody.
RPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Clint Williams said officers with the Uniform Patrol Division responded around 10 p.m. Wednesday to North Pinecrest Drive for a vehicle burglary in progress.
“Upon the arrival of patrol officers, (witnesses reported) the suspect had fled the area in a silver Chrysler 300,” Williams said. “Officers were able to very quickly locate this vehicle in a nearby area.”
Williams said officers reported the vehicle to be unoccupied and abandoned.
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the October Student of the Month awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their accomplishments at the Oct. 14 luncheon and was then presented an award of achievement. Each awardee has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and been active in extra-curricular activities and leadership roles on their perspective school campus.
Louisiana Tech University has teamed up with Ruston merchants to host the Dog Days of Summer, a series of “late nights” to help introduce orientation students and their families to downtown Ruston. The first of these is from 7-10 p.m. today.
Several arts businesses have taken this opportunity to not only be open late, but to show off regional talent.