APSO Arrest Report for the Week of November 23-December 1

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of November 23-December 1: November 23 arrests: Courtney Bennett, 35, 210  W 5th St, Donaldsonville was arrested pursuant to 2 bench warrants; Maci Clement, 25, 8939 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge was charged w/ Possession of Heroin; Joshua Blanchard, 32, 12424 Hebert Rd, Gonzales was arrested pursuant to a bench […]

ARW Christmas/Installation Luncheon features music and Christmas Cheer

Ascension Republican Women will hold their annual Christmas/Installation Luncheon on Thursday, December 15th at 11:30 at the Clarion Inn on Highway 30 in Gonzales. (Doors open at 11:15; Noon. – Program)  Wanda Aizpurua, President of the Louisiana Federation of Republican Women, is the club’s special guest speaker and will install the ARW 2023 Officers. The […]

Gonzales PD looking for carjacking suspect

The Gonzales Police Department needs your help locating James D. Earl.  Earl is wanted for participating in a carjacking that occurred on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at Bayou Terrace Shopping Center in Gonzales Louisiana. If anyone has information on the location of this suspect please use any of the following to report: Det. Burchell, Gonzales […]

Donaldsonville Stroll on the Square, tree-lighting (December 10)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Come out and celebrate the launch of the Christmas Season at the 2022 Stroll on the Square. Enjoy shopping, food, music, Santa Claus, and the City of Donaldsonville Christmas Tree Lighting. The event will take place on December 10 from 6pm-10pm in Louisiana Square (300 Block of […]

Out of jail since October 26, Prairieville man arrested in Gonzales homicide

Jamal Holloway, a suspect in the shooting death of 17 year old Mekhi Darville, was located and arrested on the morning of Friday, November 25, 2022. Holloway was taken into custody at a residence in the Town of Sorrento. Neighbors witnessed Holloway and two others climbing through a bedroom window, known to be that of a […]

Gonzales Christmas Tree Lighting scheduled along with other events

The City of Gonzales will start the holiday season with its annual Tree Lighting ceremony on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 6 PM in front of City Hall (120 S. Irma Boulevard). Santa and his elves will join the festivities at the Civic Center, with gifts for the little ones. There will be jambalaya and […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of November 16-22

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of November 16-22: November 16 arrests: Erica Mastrangelo, 33, 45214 Teddy Babin Rd, St. Amant was charged w/ (2 counts) Distribution or PWITD Methamphetamine, and Possession of Heroin; Tamia Smith, 24, 3306 Harris Ln, Donaldsonville was charged w/ Domestic Abuse-Aggravated Assault (Child Endangerment); Keniaryn Mitchell, 23, 3306 Harris Ln, […]

The ARC of East Ascension is Toys for Tots drop-off center

The ARC of East Ascension is now a Toys for Tots drop-off center.  Accepting new toys only, visit The ARC’s facility at 1122 S East Ascension Complex Blvd (off of S Purpera) in Gonzales. For more information contact Sharon Morris at (225) 621-2005.  

Donaldsonville’s Christmas Yard Decorating Contest on December 5

On December 5, the City of Donaldsonville is once again hosting it’s annual holiday yard decorating competition. This year, the competition will be slightly different and include the offer 1st place certificate and $100 2nd certificate and $50, and 3rd place certificate and $25 in the following categories, Yard decoration and Yard Inflatables. The deadline […]

Two Geismar men die in Livingston Parish crash

On November 19, 2022, shortly after 12:30 a.m., Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single-vehicle crash on LA 16 at Vincent Road in Livingston Parish. The crash ultimately claimed the lives of 52-year-old Jerome Johnson of Geismar and 27-year-old Dillon Slaughter of Geismar. The initial investigation revealed that Johnson was driving […]