Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 Diesel to get donation of body armor
Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 Diesel will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Diesel’s vest is sponsored by Joyce Emge of Selbyville, Delaware and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Born to Love- Trained to Serve- Loyal Always”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,200 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars.
The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.
The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.
It has come to our attention, that three young males from the Grant area had left their home and gone to school. Upon checking on the attendance for each class it was discovered that three students had not showed up for class. The School staff checking with the guardian of the children, discovered that the boys had left for school, but had not reported to class. These students were last seen near the gym at Fairview School. All efforts to locate these students are in process. We are asking if you may have seen theses young boys or have any information on their whereabouts, to please call the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-639-4353.
Chad Parker, Jr.
The Missing Juveniles have been located less than a mile from the school. They are safe and unharmed and will be returned to the custody of their guardian. Thank You for your assistance. BE SAFE and GOD Bless.
Tomorrow is the mid-term elections, in light of this, The Allen Parish Sheriff's Administration Offices will be closed. Please be mindful of this when you are calling to inquire about administrative functions. Please remember to Vote and Thank You for your understanding in this matter.
In the case of COREY LAPOINT being at large. The subject has been apprehended by and remanded to the custody of the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office. Thank You for your assistance in this matter.
This evening in the Green Oak and Sherman Houston Area, a traffic stop was effected by a unit and a subject by the name of COREY LAPOINT fled on foot. Please be cautious and please stay in your homes, lock your doors, as we attempt to locate this subject. If you hear or see anything, Please call 911 or the Sheriffs Office and report it.
COREY LAPOINT remains a fugitive after fleeing from a vehicle during a traffic stop last night. He is wanted in Jeff Davis Parish for Accessory After The Fact. If you see Lapoint or have information about his whereabouts, Please contact the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office immediately.
HWY 1153 @ Milepost #3 near Indian Landing is now open, DOTD has completed the repairs.
HWY 1153 (NORTH BLACKTOP) @ Milepost #3, near Indian Landing, will be closed at 9 am Monday October 1, 2018 until Friday October 5, 2018 at 5 pm. This is necessary for Drainage culvert repairs on that roadway being made by LA DOTD. Please use caution and make arrangements to travel in a different route if necessary.
On July 19, 2018, Narcotics Agents with the Allen Parish Sheriff's Department arrested Thomas Longino on 91 counts of distribution of Hydrocodone, 3 counts distribution of Alprazolam and 11 counts of distribution of narcotics in the presents of a minor child. These charges resulted from an on-going investigation from a search of Longino's home and shop March 29, 2018.
During the initial March investigation, Agents found a large sum of cash as well as a quantity of Hydrocodone, Alprazolam, Oxycodone, Suboxone, drug paraphernalia Longino was originally arrested and booked in the Allen Parish Jail on 6 counts of distribution of Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Suboxone and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. Agents discovered that Longino had an active video surveillance system, which was also seized as evidence in this case at the time.
Agents obtained and executed a separate search warrant for the video equipment allowing officers to examine the recordings. Officers identified more than 98 hand to hand transactions between Longino and 60 subjects who entered the shop and or/ home between March 21, 2018 and March 29, 2018 with the last two subjects leaving just prior to officers executing the search warrant on march 29, 2018. Officers identified and interviewed 53 of the 60 subjects seen on the video engaging in transactions with Longino.
This investigation alone resulted in 221 felony drug charges and 53 felony warrants to including distribution, illegally purchasing and possessing Hydrocodone, a Scheduled II controlled substance and Alprazolam, a Scheduled IV controlled substance.
Thomas Longino, 60 of Oakdale is charged with 91 counts of distribution of Hydrocodone, 3 counts distribution of Alprazolam and 11 counts of distribution of narcotics in the presence of a minor child.
Also arrested on July 19, 2018 and Co- defendants in this case;
Paul D. Abrusley, 31 of Oakdale- 1 count possession of Hydrocodone.
Mark J. Moward, 47 of Oakdale - 2 counts possession of Hydrocodone.
Charles W. White, 43 of Oakdale- 2 counts possession of Hydrocodone.
Robert Yeagley 58, Of Oberlin LA. - 1 count possession of Hydrocodone.
Numerous arrests to follow
Danny P. Cannon, 29 of Oakdale charged with; 13 counts of possession of Hydrocodone and 10 counts of possession of narcotics in the presents of a minor child.
Paul D. Abrusley
Mark J. Mowad
Charles W. White
Robert Yeagley, Jr.
Danny P. Cannon
A word from the Sheriff on the progress of the Active Shooter Preparedness Program.
Anyone wanting to organize a class can call Pam Pender at the Allen Parish Sheriff's Office
Phone #: 337-639-3083
A little information to let you know, what is occurring within the parish. Even though we did not receive the amounts of rain that was predicted for our area, we are still going to fall victim to the after effects. Yes, FLOODING is starting to occur around our parish. We have verified as a previous post has stated, that we do have sand and sandbags available at the various police jury barns. So please make preparations to get any of these supplies, if you need to do so.
The river levels are as follows:
Calcasieu @ Oakdale- Current stage is at 6.5 feet, but the level will rise to 17 feet by midnight on April 02, which will cause flooding in the area.
Calcasieu @ Oberlin- Current stage is at 11.4 feet, but the level will rise to 20.04 feet by 6 pm on April 03, which will cause flooding in the area.
Calcasieu @ Kinder- Current stage is at 16.89 feet, but the level will rise to 22 feet by midnight on April 01, which will cause moderate flooding in the area.
Please make any preparations for this coming event if it effects you or a loved one. Please Be Careful, and GOD Bless!!!