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Mom doesn’t want daughter to go to jail, offers to take rap, police says

Pamela Marsland, 44, 704 Slocum Drive, was arrested on an arrest warrant Monday afternoon after an investigation of a burglary, a police report with the Alexandria Police Department said.

Officers allegedly found a utility meter in a residence at 150 Sunset Drive. Officers called the utility department which reported that the meter belonged to the residence but had been reported stolen earlier that morning.

Marsland was arrested on a warrant from the Alexandria City Court. During booking at the Rapides Parish Jail, when advised that she would not be charged with possession of stolen property for the meter, the mother allegedly said she would “take the charge” before she let her daughter take the charge for the meter.

Police told Marsland to urge her daughter to talk with the detectives about the stolen meter, the report said.

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Alexandria woman allegedly stabs cousin’s boyfriend

Resheda O’Conner, 22, of 400 Douglas St., was arrested about 3 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in connection with a stabbing that occurred  at 722 Willow Glen Road Apt F.

According to the Alexandria Police Department, the police report indicates the following:

While in route to a disturbing the peace call at 722 Willow Glen Road Apt. F, the police dispatcher told the responding officer that someone had been stabbed. Upon arrival at the scene, a woman said she and her boyfriend, Willie Stewart, 25, of 5518 Jeff Davis St., had been arguing earlier in the day. He later came back to her apartment and forced the front screen door open, pushed her around and cursed her.

While the woman was talking to the police, she was standing next to Stewart, who was on lying on his back on the ground and saying he had been stabbed.

The woman said she finally got  Stewart outside because her cousin, Resheda, and her two children were spending the night. The woman said once they were in the parking lot, Stewart pushed her to the ground. The woman also said once they were in the parking lot, Stewart pushed her to the ground and threw her  against a vehicle.

 When asked who stabbed him, Stewart said he didn’t know because there were several people around trying to break them up.

Another officer called dispatch and asked who called concerning the stabbing. The dispatcher said the call came from the same apartment, but “Resheda O’Conner said she stabbed Willie.”

According to the police report, O’Conner said, “I stabbed Willie because he threw my cousin against a car and on the ground, but I didn’t mean to.”

Stewart was taken to Huey P. Long Medical Center for treatment of the stab under his left arm. Stewart was charged with simple criminal damage to property less than $500, disturbing the peace by fighting and simple battery.

Crimes worth noting, Sunday, Dec. 2 and Monday, Dec. 3

The Alexandria Police Department responded to the following calls Sunday, Dec. 2:

  • Burglary, 47 Eastwood
  • Theft of a vehicle, 29 Kent
  • Unauthorized use of a vehicle, Cenla Taxi, 2715 Mason
  • Commercial burglary of a storage building, 4320 MacArthur Drive
  • Burglary, 1935 Orchard. An air compressor, video and shoes were taken.
  • Vehicle theft of a 1996 Ford Taurus, 4200 MacArthur
  • Vehicle theft of a 1993 Plymouth Colt, 742 MacArthur
  • Simple robbery of $900, 707 Main St.
  • Burglary, 2524 Detroit
  • Aggravated battery, 2639 Overton
  • Burglary, 5221 Lacassine. A computer, games and camera were taken.
  • Burglary, 1229 Magnolia. A DVD was taken.
  • Burglary, 152 Sunset. Games were taken.

Officers responded to Cabrini School, 2215 E. Texas Ave., due to a commercial burglary. No other details were provided.

Crimes worth noting, Saturday, Dec. 1 in Alexandria LA

The Alexandria Police Department responded to the following on Saturday, Dec. 1:

  • Commercial burglary, Red River Dance, 2700 Lee St.
  • Vehicle burglary of tools, Cenla Beverage, 2211 E. Texas Ave.
  • Burglary, 418 Greenfield, computer and television.
  • Unauthorized entry, 5325 Lacassine
  • Vehicle burglary, 1400 King Arthur
  • Theft of a fan, 518 Park Place
  • Commercial burglary, Johnny Carino’s, 3205 MacArthur
  • Aggravated battery, 4003 Hudson
  • Criminal damage of a vehicle, 3437 Masonic
  • Aggravated battery, 408 Chester

Lover’s quarrel ends in stabbing

About 3:52 Sunday, Dec. 2, officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 2600 block of Overton Street.

When officers arrived Calvin Wallace, who was clutching his chest, walked out to the police car parked by the curb. When asked what was wrong, Wallace allegedly told officers he needed to get to the hospital because he had been stabbed. Officers reported seeing a “large amount of blood” running down the victim’s pants. The reporting officer, according to police report, said he inspected the wound “which appeared to be a deep stab wound to the front torso just under the rib cage and above the abdomen.

The officer began applying pressure to the wound while another officer called for assistance.

According to the police report, several people were walking in the yard and on the porch. When the officer asked what had occurred, Wallace responded, “she stabbed me.” When asked who stabbed him, Wallace allegedly pointed to his wife and said, “she did.” When asked, Edna Wallace allegedly admitted she had stabbed her husband.

The police report said the a serrated steak knife with a wooden handle had been placed in the driver’s side door pocket of a 1999 Chevy van parked in the yard. The knife had blood along its blade.

Edna Wallace was arrested on charges of aggravated battery.

Paint balls fired on Hudson Road, no arrests

Police officers responded to a call in reference to shots being fired in the 4000 block of HudsonRoad about 10:27 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

Police reports show a Hudson Road resident said he and a group of friends were outside of his house when a dark colored SUV drove up to the house. He said he begin to “hear muffled popping sounds.”

Thinking they were being shot at, the man said everyone began to duck and he felt “something hit him in the right leg,” according to the police report. The officer said he saw a yellow wet spot on the man’s pants.

The resident, according to the police report, pointed out where one of the vehicles in front of his house had two spots of yellow paint balls from a piant ball gun. Several blue fragmented latex balls were also found.

Ringing phone leads to cut in top of head

A Chester Street man accuses his girlfriend of cutting him in the top of the head after they got into an argument because his phone was ringing, according to the police department.

The man said his girlfriend woke him up by beating him in the head. He claims they got into an argument and she picked up a knife. The man said he tried to take the knife from her as she was allegedly swinging the knife and cut him in the top of his head. He refused medical attention.

The girlfriend left the home but later returned. She allegedly told police she had argued with her boyfriend, who she claims began punching her in the face. She said she armed herself with the knife to defend herself.

No arrests were made.