Alexanria man arrested on burglary, contempt of court charges

By Everything Cenla staff

Cagron Clovis, 30, 1818 Bush Ave., Alexandria, was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with a burglary that occurred at 50 Prospect St., Alexandria, according to the Alexandria Police.

Clovis was booked into the Rapides Parish Jail on charges of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling and two contempt of court warrants.

According to the police report, the following allegedly occurred:

At about 6:03 a.m., officers responded to a call about a burglary in progress at 50 Prospect St. When officers arrived, they reported seeing a man later identified as Clovis walking near Levin and Bertie streets. Officers stopped Clovis to talk to him and he agreed to go back to the Prospect Street address. When they arrived at the home, Clovis allegedly said, “I was just here trying to get inside and get a drink of water. It’s my cousin’s house.”

The complainant told police that while she was in the kitchen preparing something to eat; she heard a knock at the front door. When she asked who was at the door, there was no answer. She then heard someone kicking or banging against the back door trying to get the door open. She also said that after the suspect couldn’t get in the back door, he began walking around the home. After further investigation, the homeowner told police Clovis was not her cousin as he had stated.

Mother, daughter accused of stabbing mother’s boyfriend

By Everything Cenla staff

A mother and her daughter were arrested Saturday and are accused of stabbing the mother’s boyfriend after she saw him with other women, according to the Alexandria Police.

Alice Davis, 49, 120 Sunset, and her daughter Carnquitta Davis, 21, 3103 Monroe St., were arrested shortly after midnight Sunday, Aug. 29.  Davis’ boyfriend accuses the women of jumping and stabbing him after an argument about the boyfriend being with other women.

The boyfriend accuses Alice Davis of leaving their home irate and returning with her daughter.  They allegedly used a knife to stab him in the left arm and right side.

The victim was treated at Rapides Regional Medical Center. The women were booked into the Rapides Parish Jail each on a charge of aggravated battery.

Two arrested in connection with armed robbery in Alexandria

A 19-year-old homeless woman and two juveniles were arrested Saturday in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Holly Street, according to Alexandria Police.

Raunquiesta Archer, 19, and a 15-year-old juvenile, were arrested. According to the police report, the following allegedly occurred:

Police arrived at 1500 Holly Street to talk to the victim, who reported two men who were riding in a burgundy Dodge pickup truck, robbed him at gun point and took $800 in cash from him.

Officers located the truck in the 2800 block of Houston Street. Archer, who was the driver, was arrested. She told police she had been driving to take the juveniles to Holly Street, where she claimed the juveniles bought some “bad” crack cocaine from the victim the prior week.

The juveniles allegedly ordered about a quarter once of crack cocaine and had plans to rob him of the drug.

Archer told police she dropped the juveniles off on Houston Street after the robbery and they allegedly hid the drugs in the back seat of her truck.

With permission to search the vehicle, officers allegedly found 2.2 grams of crack cocaine. Also, one of the juveniles was located in the 2800 block of Harris Street. Officers were unable to locate the second juvenile.

Boyce man arrested on warrant for burglary charges

Robert L. Maraio

Robert L. Maraio, 47, of 84 Vanassellberg Road, Boyce, was arrested Friday, July 18, on charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, harassing telephone language and two counts of flight from an officer, according to the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The charges stem from a July 12 call to the sheriff’s office accusing Maraio of entering a Vanasselberg Road home without the owner’s permission and threatening the homeowner.

After a search for Maraio, the sheriff’s detectives issued a warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and booked into the Rapides Parish Jail and is being held on a $101,500 bond.

Two Rapides men accused of burglarizing church, stealing cookies and soda

Anthony Barron
John Lasyone

By Everything Cenla staff

Two Rapides Parish men were arrested Wednesday, June 15, for allegedly burglarizing Paradise Baptist Church in Tioga on June 7, according to Rapides Parish Sheriff Charles Wagner.

Anthony Barron, 17, 155 Lena Dr., Pollock, and John Lasyone, 18, 92 Robert Goleman Rd., Elmer, were each charged with simple burglary of a religions building.

Investigators suspect the men went into the church on the night of June 7 and stole some packages of cookies and some cans of soda. They are accused of entering the church by removing the plywood covering from a broken window.

 Both men had been previously arrested for trespassing at another location. Investigators are not looking for anyone else relating to the crime.

Two Pineville men, one Tioga man arrested on burglary charges

Craig A. Ramos

Jeremy R. Scarborough

Richard L. Billingsly

By Everything Cenla

Two Pineville men and one Tioga man were arrested in connection with a residential burglary that occurred June 10 on Rigolette Road in Tioga, according to Sheriff Charles F. Wagner Jr.

Craig Allen Ramos, 17, 108 Pleasant Dr.; Jeremy Ryan Scarborough, 18, 210 Armstrong St., both of Pineville; and Richard Lance Billingsley, 4403 Northup Dr., Tioga, were each charged with aggravated burglary and conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary. They were each released from the Rapides Parish Jail on a $20.000 bond.

On June 10, the homeowner reported someone had force their way into the residence and allegedly stole various items, including two handguns. After an investigation, deputies, with help from Alexandria and Pineville police, recovered most of the stolen items and one of the handguns. A Llama model 1911 .45 Caliber pistol remains missing.

Anyone with information about the burglary or the missing pistol should call Crime Stoppers at 318) 443-7867 or RPSO Tioga detectives at (318) 641-6000.

Alexandria man accused in Charles Park apartment shooting

Jeffrey Allen Williams, 33, of 2216 Hill St., Alexandria, is in the Rapides Parish Jail on charges of attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery in connection with a shooting that occurred Wednesday in Charles Park, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

Williams is accused of shooting Zachary Ackel, 18, of Alexandria, in front of an apartment complex in the 4400 block of Charleston Circle shortly before 2 p.m.

On Wednesday, the complainant told police she was sitting on her pack porch when she heard two shots fired in the area. She also said she saw a man – who police later identified as Williams – running toward the swimming pool behind the apartment.

Ackel, who was at the apartment complex, told police he had been robbed and shot twice. He was taken to Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, treated and released.