Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 9:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:29:03 GMT
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Monday, May 20 2013 3:33 PM EDT2013-05-20 19:33:45 GMT
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Baton Rouge Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in a fight.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:01 AM EDT2013-05-21 06:01:07 GMT
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A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
GEISMAR, LA (WAFB) -
Authorities are looking for a man after an explosion inside a trailer they believe was caused by him cooking meth Thursday evening.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is trying to find Ryan Espinoza, 31, of Gonzales. They arrested his girlfriend, Christy Cockerham, 35, of Geismar. The explosion happened inside her home.
Deputies said they received a call someone was possibly mixing narcotics inside the manufactured home, but when they responded to investigate the caller told them he had heard a loud explosion and saw a large flame shoot out of a bedroom window. The neighbor added he ran to the home to rescue those inside and saw Espinoza carrying a large black garbage bag out the back of the trailer.
Detectives said they found evidence consistent with the manufacture of methamphetamine and arrested Cockerham after learning she was at the home when it exploded. She was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on charges of creation of a clandestine lab and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond has not been set.
Espinoza is wanted on charges of creation of a clandestine lab, simple arson, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.