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Drugs seized in traffic stop

The Mangham Police Department seized 20 grams of methamphetamines after Officer Marshall Waters stopped James Dylan Barrett for speeding 58 in a 45 at 11 p.m. Feb. 16. During the stop Waters noticed Barrett appeared to be nervous and obtained consent to search the vehicle. Waters then discovered approximately 20 grams of methamphetamines in the vehicle. Barrett was charged with possession of methamphetamines with intent, speeding 58 in a 45 and driving under suspension and transported to Richland Parish Detention Center.

Delhi man gets 12 years for arson

Kenneth Fulford of Antley Road, Delhi, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for an April 16, 2018 arson at 351 Antley Road, Delhi, District Attorney John M. “Mack” Lancaster announced.

  Fulford was also sentenced to four years in prison for aggravated cruelty to an  animal arising out of the same incident.

Hunt for suspect ends in arrest

A Rayville man was arrested for burglary this week.

Rayville Police Chief Willie Robinson  said his department was advised of a  commercial  burglary at 506 Harrison St., at approximately 11:45 a.m. Feb. 20. Lt. Czyz Williams and

Investigator Jerry Davis were called to the location where they discovered a hole in the ceiling where the suspect entered the building and stole several cartons of cigarettes, cigars and assorted types of liquor.

Traffic stop ends with drug arrest

A routine traffic stop turned into a drug arrest in Delhi on Feb. 16.

Sgt. Craig Frasier made a traffic stop on a vehicle for an equipment violation on Broadway Street in Delhi. Upon coming in contact with the driver, Sgt. Frasier ran his driver’s license information and the driver was driving with a suspended license. 

Sgt. Frasier and K-9 Nero performed a search on the outside of vehicle and K-9 Nero alerted on the vehicle. Sgt. Frasier then asked the driver if there were any narcotics in the vehicle and the driver replied yes. 

Honoring Good Citizens

The Boeuf River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution honor DAR Good Citizens at the Presidents Day Tea at the home of Angela Hales. Cohostess was Dora Heath. Taking part were, from left, DAR Good Citizen Chairman Mary Pruitt, Becky Russell, Mangham High School DAR Good Citizen Annaliese Russell (Richland Parish Winner and second-place district winner), Mangham High School Guidance Counselor Tara Smith, Riverfield Academy Guidance Counselor Kelly Prine, Riverfield Academy DAR Good Citizen Keisha Patel, Sharmila Patel and District Judge Will Barham.

Boeuf River DAR honors Good Citizens

The Boeuf River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution honor DAR Good Citizens at the Presidents Day Tea at the home of Angela Hales. Cohostess was Dora Heath.  Taking part were, from left, DAR Good Citizen Chairman Mary Pruitt, Becky Russell, Mangham High School DAR Good Citizen Annaliese Russell (Richland Parish Winner and second-place district winner), Mangham High School Guidance Counselor Tara Smith, Riverfield Academy Guidance Counselor Kelly Prine, Riverfield Academy DAR Good Citizen Keisha Patel, Sharmila Patel and District Judge Will Barham.

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