A complaint of an elderly woman being mistreated in a Marksville area home led to the arrest of a relative on a charge of cruelty to a person with infirmities, the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Offic
Jesse Ducote, 22, of Bunkie was sentenced today to five years for the negligent homicide of a friend in November 2017.
The investigation into a roadside shooting between Bunkie and Cheneyville is still ongoing and more arrests are possible, Bunkie Police Chief Scott Ferguson said.
Marcellus Prier, 22, of Marksville was arrested Tuesday (Nov. 27) by Broussard P.D. officers in a chase-and-arrest incident that briefly required schools in Broussard to be placed on lockdown.
An Alexandria man who allegedly escaped from a Bunkie psychiatric facility and stole an employee’s vehicle Thursday morning was arrested a short time later on the LaSAS campus.