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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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APSO ARREST ST. AMANT MAN ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES

On Tuesday, January 14, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Detectives arrested 33-year-old Christopher Washburn after a month-long investigation on two counts distribution of Heroin, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of synthetic cannabinoids, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Detectives executed a search warrant on Washburn’s residence on John Bateman Road...

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APSO ARREST ST. AMANT MAN FOR VERBAL THREAT TO SCHOOL

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a verbal threat to school employees of G.W. Carver Primary School late yesterday evening, January 21. Throughout the investigation 26-year-old Brandon Henry was identified as the suspect who made the verbal threat. Out of abundance of caution, we increased our presence...

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APSO ARREST DONALDSONVILLE MAN ON SECOND-DEGREE MURDER CHARGE

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Houmas Street in Donaldsonville on Tuesday, January 14, shortly after 10 p.m. in reference to a stabbing. According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, deputies located the victim, later identified as 51-year-old David Ealem, lying on the ground unresponsive. Ealem was transported...

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SHOOTING-DVILLE 1/1/20

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $2,500 for the information that leads to the arrest and indictment of person(s) responsible for this shooting. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1300 block of St. Patrick Street in Donaldsonville on Wednesday, Jan. 1....

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