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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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APSO arrests three on 67 counts burglary charges

On Monday, December 21, shortly after midnight, deputies were dispatched to Dutchtown Mini-Storage on Highway 621 for a burglary in progress. When deputies arrived on scene, they located three subjects inside the storage facility where multiple storage units had forcibly been entered. Deputies identified the subjects as 29-year-old Micah Millien,...

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APSO arrests fugitives after receiving crime stoppers tip

On Wednesday, December 16, the Ascension Parish Sheriffs’ Office Warrants Unit received a crime stoppers tip in reference to a fugitive wanted for attempted first-degree murder, illegal use of weapons, and possession of a firearm by convicted felon from Baton Rouge. Deputies, along with assistance from the Gonzales Police Department,...

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APSO makes arrests in Tuesday evening shooting in Geismar

Shortly after 5 p.m., Tuesday evening, December 15, deputies responded to the Harvest Supermarket parking lot in reference to a shooting that occurred. Through investigation it was learned that 29-year-old Seth Vinet and 28-year-old Chris Fontenot got into a physical altercation that started in the parking lot of Harvest Supermarket....

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APSO investigating Tuesday night homicide in Donaldsonville

Shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday night, December 15, deputies responded to the area of St. Vincent Street and Sixth Street in Donaldsonville where reports of shots being fired. Upon deputies’ arrival, they located 24-year-old Rhyeme Stevenson deceased in the 700 block of Sixth Street. No suspect information is available currently....

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Galvez man arrested on attempted second-degree murder charge

Galvez man arrested on attempted second-degree murder charge Shortly after midnight on November 30, deputies responded to a nearby hospital about someone who had been stabbed. As the investigation continued, it was learned that, 19-year-old Gage Schouest, of Galvez, had got into a physical altercation with a juvenile victim. During...

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