The Addis Town Council passed a law that would penalize citizens for making false claims against the town’s police officers during its monthly Town Council meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Jules George, 47, of New Orleans, was arrested for possession of 2 kg of cocaine on Thursday, Sept. 3, in West Baton Rouge Parish after West Baton Rouge Sheriff deputies pulled him over for a traffic violation.
Anthony Carr, Jr., 26, of Baton Rouge, turned himself into the Port Allen Police on Wednesday, Sept. 2, after allegedly kicking in a door and stealing approximately $1,500 worth of household items at about 10 a.m. on Aug. 31 at a home in Avenue C.
Photo by Quinn Welsch/The West Side Journal
West Side residents received some answers on decreasing congestion in the metropolitan region after the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) held a public hearing
Parish President Riley “Peewee” Berthelot assured an audience of businesspeople that West Baton Rouge is more financially secure than ever during his State of the Parish address at the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at the Addis Community Center.