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Updated May 29, 2015 at 6:40 PM

Allen Campbell was named the new Chief of Police at a special meeting of the Mayor and Board of Alderman on Tuesday. Wednesday, Campbell and Mayor Arthur E. Jones spoke with the Enterprise about the decision and the vision for the Bastrop Police Department going forward from a year of discussion centered around officer shortages, the need for increased compensation as a recruitment tool and the retirement of Chief Downey Black at the end of 2014.

Posted May 26, 2015 at 8:15 PM

On Tuesday, a special meeting of the City of Bastrop Mayor and the Board of Alderpersons was held for the purpose of naming a new Chief of Police for Bastrop.

Posted May 22, 2015 at 6:00 PM

A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agent was shot Thursday night while on patrol near the Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area in Ouachita Parish.

Posted May 21, 2015 at 2:15 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Office of Motor Vehicles locations around Louisiana were unable to process transactions Thursday because of a fire at the state police data center.

Updated May 22, 2015 at 5:25 PM

On Friday evening, the Children's Ministry building at Cherry Ridge Baptist Church caught fire after being struck by lightning during late afternoon storms. According to Bastrop Fire Department Chief Eric Montgomery, the call was...

Updated May 18, 2015 at 4:47 PM

Christopher Colvin was recently hired as a full-time police officer for the Sterlington Police Department.

Posted May 15, 2015 at 10:00 PM

According to Bastrop Fire Department Chief Eric Montgomery, a fire occurred on Friday evening at Cherry Ridge Baptist Church on Cherry Ridge Road in Bastrop. Only one of the activity buildings - the Children's Ministry Building - appears...

Posted May 13, 2015 at 6:15 PM

On Friday, Bastrop City Court spearheaded a warrant round-up in an effort to collect on failure to appear and failure to pay fine warrants for those who have missed a court date.

Posted May 13, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Saturday saw several officers and multiple shifts at the Bastrop Police Department working a case involving a car theft and a burglary in the morning hours. By the end of the day, multiple arrests were made in the case, and, as of press...

Posted May 5, 2015 at 11:15 AM

Cooperation between the Bastrop Police Department and the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office saw an armed robbery suspect arrested on charges on Friday — the same day the incident occurred — according to Interim Chief Bubba...

Posted Apr 30, 2015 at 4:30 PM

This week in Crime Stoppers news the Bastrop Police Department is seeking information related to a burglary that occurred at Simmons' Sporting Goods at 918 North Washington Street.

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