Gas prices dropping slightly: Louisiana, LA, September 18- Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.39/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,436 gas outlets in Louisiana. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.60/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas prices in Louisiana during the past week, prices yesterday were 42.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 24.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 27.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 40.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on September 18 in Louisiana have ranged widely over the last five years: $1.96/g in 2016, $2.00/g in 2015, $3.12/g in 2014, $3.30/g in 2013 and $3.67/g in 2012.

NPSO’s Arrest report for Monday September 11 to Wednesday September 13, 2017. Arrested were: 

  1. Kenneth L Jordan – 29 (WM) – 583 Sandy Point Rd., Campti, La  71411 – Domestic Abuse Battery
  2. Ladarius Casson – 19 (BM) – 1815 South Dr. #1340, Natchitoches, La  - Flight from an Officer, Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles, No License & Illuminating Devices Required
  3. Caleb A Griffin – 23 (WM) – 520 Mosley Dr., Winnfield, La  71483 – Contempt/FTA
  4. Darold Brown – 42 (BM) – 1312 Thomas St., Natchitoches, La  - Contempt
  5. Leandrew D Evans – 28 (BM) – 409 MLK Dr. #B, Natchitoches, La  - Simple Burglary
  6. Donald R Berry – 59 (WM) – 183 Odell Berry Rd., Robeline, La   71469 – Simple Battery, Ill. Poss. of Stolen Things & Aggravated Assault
  7. Alex J Willis – 31 (BM) – 815 July St., Natchitoches, La  - Simple Burglary
  8. Roger L Wright – 22 (WM) – 140 Bob Frazier Rd., Bentley, La  71407 – DWI, Driving Left of Center & Driving Under Suspension
  9. Christopher M Jackson – 18 (BM) – 171 Miller Dr., Natchitoches, La  - Contempt
  10. Jeremy D Armstrong – 33 (BM) – 1118 North Fifth St., Natchitoches, La  - Poss. Sch. I, Poss. Sch. II & Probation/Parole Violations