APSO Arrest Report for the Week of May 30-June 6

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of May 30-June 6: May 30 arrests: Brian O’Connor, 49, 426 Cedarwood Dr, Mandeville was arrested pursuant to a bench warrant; Shane Grigsby, 45, 8103 Fitzgerald, Denham Springs was charged w/ Distribution or PWITD Methamphetamine, Illegal Carrying of Weapons, Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Possession of Schedule I-CDS, […]

Sheriff Bobby Webre signs agreement to bring narcotics K-9 unit back to Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre recently signed an agreement with US K9 Unlimited to restore the use of K-9 units in Ascension Parish, beginning as soon as January 2020.  APSO operated a K9 unit until 1996 US K9 Unlimited offers police dog handler programs for law enforcement in the proper handling and maintenance of working […]

Ms. Full-Figured USA Pageant set for June 22

  June 22 is the date, Ms. Full-Figured USA’s Louisiana Pageant is scheduled at Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel $ Casino.  Doors open at 5:00 pm with the show starting an hour later.

Prairieville man agrees to maximum sentence for Burglary, co-defendant brother absconds

On May 28, 2019, Preston Sharp of 38174 Smith Rd. Prairieville, LA., age 23, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Sharp was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Phil Maples, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert. This guilty plea was the result of […]

BR man pleads to Vehicular Homicide in death of 2-year old; Sentencing deferred

On May 28, 2019, John Henderson of 2638 Vanderbuilt Dr. Baton Rouge, LA., age 28, pled guilty as charged to Vehicular Homicide. Henderson was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Phil Maples, and presiding over this matter was the Honorable Judge Thomas Kliebert. This guilty plea follows a 2018 fatal crash which claimed the life of […]

Gonzales PD arrests suspect in Attempted Murder

The City of Gonzales Police Department has arrested 25 year-old Christopher Holland. Holland was wanted on one count of attempted second degree murder, and one count of felon in possession of a firearm. On May 28, 2019, Holland was taken into custody at a residence in Baton Rouge by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation’s Fugitive […]

2019 Dancing for a Cause announces Star Dancers

Dancing for a Cause 2019 dancers:

Matassa’s “official” Reasons for Veto of Fill Ordinance

Dear Chairwoman Casso and Ascension Parish Council Members: I am hereby informing you of my decision to veto the amendments to The Unified Land Development Code, Appendix V-Drainage ordinance by you on May 16, 2019.  I have made this decision after considerable analysis and discussion with staff and consultants concerning the implementation and impacts of […]

Special Meeting of Planning Commission to receive CPEX Master Plan (5/29)

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION May 29, 2019 – 6:00 PM Gonzales Courthouse AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call of Members 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. Introduction of Staff 5. Public Hearing to Approve or Deny the Ascension Parish Master Land Use Plan a. Introductory Remarks – Reading of Resolution (Commission Chairman) […]

APSO arrests two on drug related charges

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, on Sunday, May 26, deputies arrested 36-year-old Brandon Neal… and 44-year-old Chandler Rodenkirch… for possession with a legend drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, and monetary instrument abuse. Deputies received several anonymous tips relating to drug activity coming from a residence on Sycamore Ave. in Prairieville. As an investigation began, deputies […]