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APSO arrest Gonzales man after shots fired in Sorrento

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, deputies responded to the intersection of Railroad Street and Braud Road in Sorrento in reference to a shooting on Tuesday, March 3 shortly before 4 p.m. Upon deputies arrival it was learned that a male subject, later identified as 29-year-old Rodney Butler, fired a gun...

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APSO searching for missing Gonzales man

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 35-year-old Christopher Bolona, who was last seen on January 25. Family members reported Bolona missing on February 17 after several failed returned phone calls and text messages. He is approximately 5 feet, ten inches and weighs approximately 140 pounds with brown...

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UPDATE: Hit and run victim identified

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office began investigating a hit and run that occurred shortly before midnight Friday night in Donaldsonville. The victim, identified as 51-year-old Norsha Junior of Donaldsonville, succumbed to her injuries at a nearby hospital. As the investigation continued, deputies were able to identify the subject and vehicle that hit the...

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UPDATE: Party Bus accident

Update: 21-year-old Austin Jenkins has passed away due to injuries from the party bus accident that occurred early Saturday morning. The brother, 19-year-old, Denver Jenkins, is still listed in critical condition. According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, “preliminary investigation indicates there is no sign of foul play and appears to be...

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APSO INMATE LIKELY DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES; AUTOPSY PENDING

35-year-old Keith Alsay was found unresponsive in his cell at the Ascension Parish Jail on Tuesday, January 21 shortly before 2 a.m. According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, deputies performed routine checks and found Alsay unresponsive. CPR was immediately performed until paramedics arrived on scene where they were unable to resuscitate...

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