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APSO arrests two on multiple charges

On Friday, September 10, shortly after midnight, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Blue Ridge Drive in Prairieville in reference to a burglary. When deputies arrived on the scene, they received reports of two subjects breaking into a vehicle, but the suspects fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival....

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APSO arrests two Gonzales men after shooting incident

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol division responded to someone shooting a gun on Norwood Road shortly after 4 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3. When deputies arrived on scene, they heard several more shots fired from a vehicle that fled the scene towards Highway 931. The responding deputy pursued the...

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Body found in wooded area in Prairieville Tuesday afternoon

Shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, deputies began an investigation after a decomposed body was found in a wooded area off Post Office Road in Prairieville. Ascension Parish workers located the body and called 9-1-1. Detectives arrived on scene to resume the investigation. The body has not been identified...

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APSO recovers body from Mississippi River

On Monday, June 14, deputies received a call about a body floating in the Mississippi River from a tugboat crew who was working on the river. Deputies arrived on scene and with the assistance of the APSO Water Patrol retrieved the body from the river. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office...

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APSO works early morning homicide in Donaldsonville

Shortly after 1 a.m. this morning, deputies received a walk-in complaint from 44-year-old Christopher Brooks who reported that he was involved in a fatal altercation with his brother, 31-year-old Frank Brooks IV. He advised deputies that he and his brother were arguing over synthetic marijuana, also known as, “mojo”, and...

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APSO announces partnership with DEA for Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Drug Take Back day is scheduled for this Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at two locations: District 2 substation, located at 13200 Airline Highway, Gonzales and at Donaldsonville City Hall, 609 Railroad Avenue. The public can drop off potentially dangerous prescription medications, partially used, unwanted or...

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APSO arrest Prairieville man following a domestic disturbance incident

On Saturday night, March 20, deputies were called to a residence in Prairieville in reference to a domestic disturbance involving a firearm. When deputies arrived on scene, they learned that the suspect, identified as 28-year-old Morris Miles assaulted his girlfriend, while armed with a firearm and while multiple children were...

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Sheriff Webre commits’ dollars to Crime Stoppers program

Sheriff Bobby Webre committed $10,000 as part of a cooperative endeavor agreement with Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers to continue assisting and utilizing the anonymous tip line to help solve crimes in Ascension Parish. Crime Stoppers has helped agencies solve over 13,000 felony crimes and has paid over $2,247,575 in...

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