Sheriff’s office arrests multi-state burglary ring

Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators were called to investigate a theft complaint Jan. 15 at the Dunn Baptist Church involving a boxed type utility trailer.  

While conducting the investigation, RPSO learned of several camp burglaries in Madison Parish.  Investigators working with the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office and Warren County Mississippi Sheriff’s Office were able to make two arrests in connection with the burglaries.

Wreaths Across America grows with your help

As we are now in the slow-down period of Wreaths Across America fund raising, the ORLRS/Rhymes Library Board and WAA Coordinator wants to thank you all for the unwavering commitment to the mission and work of WAA. 

No matter the number of wreaths purchased and laid on gravesites of veterans all across Northeast Louisiana, the mission message of Remember, Honor and Teach is being shared in communities all across the area, and that is the real goal for us as Americans to honor veterans who served with honor and courage.

Arrests made in Oak Grove shooting

Three Oak Grove men have been charged with murder and attempted murder.

Two teens from Oak Grove met a group of individuals at the Oak Grove Rodeo Arena for an unknown reason at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 20.   During this interaction with the suspects, 17-year-old Chandler C. Erskine of Oak Grove and another teenager were shot.  Erskine was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other teenager was airlifted to a local hospital in serious condition.

Frost sentenced to 225 years over murder

Judge Steve Dean sentenced Monteco Frost of Monroe to 225 years in prison on Jan. 9, District Attorney John M. “Mack” Lancaster announced.  

Frost was convicted of first degree murder, three counts of attempted first degree murder, conspiracy to commit first degree murder, aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit first degree murder in September 2018.


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