West Baton Rouge Parish President Riley “PeeWee” Berthelot spoke to a group of local business leaders Wednesday afternoon during the Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon, addressing the state of WBR Parish.
On Tuesday morning, police arrested the man that allegedly shot a Port Allen juvenile on August 14 at a basketball court on N. 14th St. in Port Allen.
In cooperation with the Port Allen Police Department, the U.S. Marshals arrested Robert Billie, 22, of 3033 Mission Drive in Baton Rouge, at his home between 5-7 a.m. Tuesday, according to Port Allen Chief of Police Esdron Brown.
A mother and son duo were arrested Thursday, August 21, in connection with a drive-by shooting in Port Allen that took place a week earlier.
Terrance Tillman, 17, and his mother Edith Tillman, 43, both of 1210 Avenue D in Port Allen, were arrested and charged with attempted principal to second-degree murder in connection to the 17 shots fired near the N. 14th street basketball courts on August 14, where one juvenile was shot twice.
Mike Guillot, of Port Allen, was one of hundreds, on Friday, that competed in the 25th annual ExxonMobil United Way Jambalaya Cook-off in Baton Rouge.
A community workshop last Thursday at the West Baton Rouge Parish Museum brought about 75 people together to discuss three projects for the implementation of the City of Port Allen’s Smart Growth Master Plan.