DeRidder Crime

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  • Arrest made in shooting death of Beauregard dispatcher

    Sep 6, 2018 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles 

    Marquita Wright, 24, a dispatcher for the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office, was shot to death on Aug. 27, on the front porch of her home as she returned from work. DeRidder Police Chief John Gott and Beauregard Parish Sheriff Ricky Moses announced Thursday afternoon that a former boyfriend of Wright's, Phil Oliver, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in her death.

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  • Indiana man turns himself in after school lockdowns ...

    Aug 27, 2018 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles 

    Maden reportedly came to DeRidder a few weeks ago and police say he was escaping a robbery charge in Indiana. "They kept getting in each other's face, my son turned his back to turn his step-sister, Briana Shell, the boy's girlfriend, to get their stuff to get out, by that time, the boy sucker-punched my son," Linda Ohsner-Yancey, the victim's mother, said.

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