Two Ruston natives were shot and killed in the early morning hours of May 26 in a Dallas nightclub near the downtown area.
According to police reports, brothers Christopher Ferguson, 22, and Cecil Ferguson III, 39, both formerly of Ruston, were allegedly shot in a nightclub at the 500 block of South Riverfront Boulevard, near the intersection of Interstate 30 and Interstate 35E in downtown Dallas. The incident allegedly occurred, at approximately 2 a.m. after the pair engaged in an argument with Jerome Bernard Deamus, a convicted felon.
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana to better inform voters about the issues that will be on the ballot.
Amendment 13 is asking voters to allow government-owned property in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans to be sold under specific guidelines.
A Ruston woman was arrested this week after she allegedly burglarized her former place of employment.
Stephanie Caprice Robinson, 49, of McAllister Street, was arrested on one count of simple burglary on Monday on Edgewood Street.
According to the arrest affidavit, Ruston Police Department was contacted by the owner of Wingstop in connection with a burglary. There was reportedly video surveillance of the crime occurring at approximately 1:15 a.m. July 13.