An 18-year veteran Louisiana State Police sergeant was arrested Monday by troopers from the agency’s Bureau of Investigation and charged him with a variety of criminal violations including narcotics distribution, according to Superintendent of State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson.
Edmonson disclosed the details of the arrest after flying to Monroe on Tuesday afternoon to personally take possession of the sergeant’s badge, credentials and state-issued weapon. At the time of his arrest, Thomas was immediately suspended from duty pending the outcome of an administrative investigation.
Ten students from elementary, junior high and high schools around the region recently completed the week-long Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Student Experience summer science program at Louisiana Tech University.
Students from Delta Junior High School, Holly Ridge Elementary School, Ruston Junior High School, Ruston High School, Simsboro High School and Wossman High School attended the STEM program which consisted of hands-on activities about popular science issues such as energy generation, storage and conversion.
PENSACOLA, Fla. — A man has been charged in the death of Caroline Ardis Marbury-Smart, daughter of late William and Virginia Marbury, of Ruston.
Marbury-Smart, 53, was found dead in her Pensacola condominium on July 23.
Charles Boshell, 46, of the 4400 block of Mobile Highway, was extradited from Louisiana on Monday and booked into the Escambia County Jail. Boshell has been charged with murder in the death of Marbury-Smart and with dealing in stolen property.
Two residents were arrested for cultivation of marijuana, among other charges, on Thursday morning.
Ronald Dewayne Shaw Jr., 24, and Tiffany Marie Mossey, 25, both of 2207 W. California Ave., were arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and cultivation of marijuana after the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team served a search warrant.
According to the arrest affidavit, LPNET agents responded to a complaint of illegal drug activity occurring at 2207 W. California Ave.