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July 2014 Archives

Data for sex offenses in Louisiana: What's the truth?

Sex offenses are serious crimes that can leave those accused with a ruined reputation. There are several statistics that show the number of sex crimes is dropping in Louisiana, despite the number of people charged with sex crimes every day. According to the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault, in 2009, forcible rapes were estimated at 30.3 per 100,000 inhabitants, so it's not as common as some would have you think.

Louisiana man indicted for murder of fiancee's daughter

Baton Rouge defendants charged with serious crimes are under the microscope at all times. An arrest, media coverage, police interviews, formal charges, court appearances and incarceration are bewildering, stressful experiences. Criminal words and actions can be used to his or her legal advantage or disadvantage.

Conviction in fatal Louisiana drunk driving accident

A man who was involved in a deadly crash in which at least one vehicle burst into flames was convicted of vehicular homicide in July of 2014. The accident happened out on the I-10 interstate, between Baton Rouge and Prairieville, in Louisiana. The man was facing five counts – one for each person who died in the accident – and he was convicted on all of those counts. It only took the jury around 90 minutes to come up with their verdict.

Trial begins for Louisiana man charged with 2 counts of murder

The trial of a Louisiana man, who has been accused of murder, began on a recent Tuesday. The man is suspected of killing two individuals over a disagreement about money and drugs. According to authorities, he is the second man accused of murdering two victims who were discovered dead in the trunk of an abandoned automobile a little over three years ago.

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