A 10-year veteran of the Point Coupee Sheriff's Office is facing charges of malfeasance in office following a drug investigation. WAFB's Kiran Chawla will have a live report tonight on 9News at 5.
Later on 9News at 6: EBR Coroner William "Beau" Clark says heroin deaths are on the rise. There have been seven heroin-related deaths so far this year, compared with five in all of 2012. WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have more tonight on 9News at 6.
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