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Wednesday Sep 23 | via KHGI
A Texas man has pleaded no contest in an assault that left a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student critically injured. The Lincoln Journal Star reports 22-year-old Stelson Curry of Cedar Hill pleaded no contest to first-degree assault. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via KLKN
A Texas man has pleaded no contest in an assault that left a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student critically injured. 22-year-old Stelson Curry of Cedar Hill pleaded no contest to first-degree assault. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via KTEN-TV Denison
An Ardmore man who created bogus social media accounts and claimed to be kidnapped to news stations throughout Louisiana, all in an effort to gain the attention of his ex-wife has been arrested in connection with the aggravated arson, attempted murder and attempted bombing of a Natchitoches residence, according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. The investigation began approximately three weeks ago, when the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, and the FBI began receiving calls from several television news stations including KTEN reporting they were receiving messages about a man identified as Robert Groomer being kidnapped and held hostage. Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
Police say 17-year-old DeMarcus Pye was found lying in a ditch in the 1000 block of Lake St. Authorities said he had been shot twice. During their investigation, detectives said they were able to determine that a 14-year-old was responsible for the shooting. Comment?
Sep 8, 2015 | via KNOE-TV Monroe
During the evening hours of Monday, September 7, 2015, the Natchitoches Police Department received a call of shooting which had occurred on Lake St. Officers discovered a black male wearing a white shirt and blue jeans lying in the ditch in front of 1030 Lake St. The victim, seventeen year old, Demarcus Pye of 318 Powell St. apparently had been shot twice, was later pronounced deceased by the Natchitoches Parish Corners Office. As a result of the shooting the Criminal Investigations Division of the Natchitoches Police Department was contacted and began an investigation. Comment?
Sep 4, 2015 | via Cybercast News Service
An Oklahoma man is accused of creating bogus social media accounts and claiming he'd been kidnapped to try to get his ex-wife's attention, and later bombing her house in Louisiana. A Natchitoches Parish judge has set bond at $1 million for 42-year-old Robert Groomer, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, who was booked last month on two counts of attempted homicide and one each of aggravated arson, making or possessing a bomb, and violating a protective order. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via KNOE-TV Monroe
A joint investigation by the Natchitoches Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, and US Marshal's Fugitive Apprehension Team has led to the capture of Natchitoches Parish Detention Center Escapee Davantay Metoyer. Metoyer had been on the run since his escape from the Natchitoches Detention Center on Saturday afternoon August 8th, at approximately 1:08pm. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via KOLD-TV Tucson
NATCHITOCHES PARISH, LA - An Oklahoma man faces several charges in connection with the attempted bombing of a Natchitoches residence occupied by his ex-wife and another unnamed individual, according to the Natchitoches sheriff's office. Robert Aaron Groomer, 42, of the 400 block Stolfa Street in Ardmore, also reportedly created bogus social media accounts and claimed to TV news stations throughout Louisiana that he had been kidnapped, all in an effort to gain his ex-wife's attention, Natchitoches Sheriff Victor Jones Jr. said in a news release Tuesday. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
An Oklahoma man is accused of creating bogus social media accounts and claiming he'd been kidnapped to try to get his ex-wife's attention, and later bombing her house in Louisiana. Bond is $1 million for 42-year-old Robert Groomer of Ardmore, who's being held in Natchitoches Parish. Comment?
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