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Woman accuses brother of breaking into house, stealing guns

About 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, the Alexandria Police Department received a call in reference to a burglary on Bayou Rapides Road. 

The complainant reported that she returned home from getting something to eat to find that the front door of her house had been kicked in, according to the report. 

The complainant said the suspect went straight to her bedroom closet and took loaded pistols. The woman told officers her brother may have taken the weapons because he knew where they were located in the apartment and that she had seen him standing at the intersection of Coliseum Boulevard and Heyman Lane. 

The woman said her brother was a crack addict, according to the report.


Overton Street man upset with woman, allegedly breaks windows in her home

Larry Minor, 39, 2618 Overton St., was arrested Sunday morning in connection with an aggravated burglary. 

According to the Alexandria Police Department’s report:

The complainant reported that Minor allegedly tried to break into her residence before leaving in a blue Dodge pickup truck heading towards the Overton Street area. Officers put out an “be on the lookout” alert for the pickup truck. At the house, officers found that the complainant’s front door had footprints where Minor had allegedly kicked it. There was a pogo stick hanging out of a shattered window, the report said. 

At the back of the residence a back bedroom officers discovered that the window was burst out and a piece of varnished wood was on the ground. 

Meanwhile, a patrol officer saw and detained Minor at 2618 Overton St. The officer allegedly found a yellow and black starter jacket in the front seat of the truck. A .30 Carbine rifle with a loaded magazine in it was found under the jacket, according to the report. 

Minor allegedly told officers he went to the woman’s residence and found her in the bed with another man. He said he then went to his vehicle, got the rifle, went to the back of the house and burst the window. Minor said when he could not get back in the house, he threw a pogo stick through the front window then left the area. He was booked into the Rapides Parish Jail.

Brewzer’s Bar fight leads to arrest Wednesday, Dec. 5

David Aycock, 40, of Prairieville, was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and possession of marijuana Wednesday night, Dec. 5 in connection with a fight at Brewzer’s Bar, 1919 N. MacArthur Drive.

When officers arrived at the bar about 10:36 p.m., a man told officers that Aycock  and Eddie Jeter, 37, Deville, had been causing problems in the bar and fighting with other customers, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

According to the police report, Aycock and Jeter “disengaged” from the fight and ran to a nearby pickup truck. Aycock was the driver and Jeter was the passenger. Aycock allegedly yelled out of the truck’s window, “Watch this,” and backed out of his parking space while accelerating quickly towards several people that he had allegedly been fighting with inside the bar.

One man, who was standing in the parking lot, told officers he was not able to move quickly enough and the truck’s front bumper and driver’s side mirror hit him. Police said the truck did not stop and left headed north on MacArthur Drive. Acadian Ambulance arrived to treat the victim.

Meanwhile, the Louisiana State Police had pulled over the truck at North Bolton Avenue and Enterprise Road. The passengers appeared to be the same men from the bar. Troopers allegedly found a small, clear plastic bag of suspected marijuana belonging to Aycock.

When questioned about the incident at the bar, the men allegedly told officers they were involved in a fight at the bar. Aycock said of the truck incident, “I was trying to get the hell out of there and if I hit someone that got in the way, I did not mean to.”

Aycock was also arrested on a warrant, while Jeter was arrested on a charge of disturbing the peace.

Ball woman arrested at Wal-Mart on shoplifting charges

Jo Ann Lake, 46, 121 Shanghai St., was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 4 about 9 p.m. for allegedly stealing items from Wal-Mart, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

An employee with Loss Prevention told police he allegedly saw Lake taking items off of the shelves and placing them in bags.

She allegedly paid for some items but left without paying for the rest. The employee stopped Lake after she left the building. She allegedly had items valued at $851.30 in her shopping cart. The items included household goods and toys.

She was booked into the Rapides Parish Jail on charges of shoplifting, over $500. The report said Lakes kept asking to pay for the items instead of being arrested. She also asked if the officer would call Police Chief Darren Coutee “so he could help her.”

Carjacking reported in Alexandria near Wal-Mart

According to police reports, the Alexandria Police Department logged the following report Tuesday afternoon:

About 2:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to Huey P. Long Medical Center in reference to a battery. When officers arrived they were directed to a woman who said she was carjacked and beat up in an “unknown location in Alexandria near the Super Wal-Mart.” The woman said a man grabbed her out of her vehicle while she was at a red light near Wal-Mart.

The woman said the man allegedly hit her in the face with something, but she couldn’t remember much more about the incident.

The woman said the vehicle, a gold Toyota Tundra, belonged to her boyfriend.

The treating physician told police that an “unknown lady” brought the victim to the hospital but the lady didn’t provide any helpful information. The doctor also said the lady claimed she had found the victim and brought her to the hospital.

When asked again what happened, the victim told police she “suffers from depression and is on a lot of medication so her memory is not that good.”

According to the report, the victim said she needed a ride back to Gardner and asked officers to call her family to come get her.

About 5 p.m., the police department received a call from a man who said he was the victim’s boyfriend. He also said that his girlfriend was the last person to have his vehicle.

Crimes worth noting, Wednesday, Dec. 5

The Alexandria Police Department responded to the following calls, Wednesday, Dec. 5:

  • Vehicle burglary, Willow Glen Road, a purse was taken.
  • Criminal damage of a vehicle, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2050 N. Mall Drive
  • Commercial burglary, 3717 Third St.
  • Burlgarly, 3631 Green Meadow
  • Unauthorized entry, 321 University
  • Burglary, 1920 Roanoke, a computer and jewelry were taken
  • Shoplifting, Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2050 N. Mall Drive.

Domino’s Pizza deliverywoman robbed on Hynson Street

A pizza deliverywoman reported she went to the 2400 block of Hynson Street about 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, to make a delivery when two suspects approached her. One of the two suspects in “the white jacket” allegedly grabbed the pizza and the pizza bag, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

Both suspects fled the area. The address where the woman was called to deliver the pizza was vacant, the report said.