Five arrested for illegal door-to-door magazine sales

Five arrested for illegal door-to-door magazine sales

POSTED: Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 10:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:41pm

Earlier today Baton Rouge Police Officers arrested 5 individuals selling magazines door-to-door without the proper license.

Around 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, Uniform Patrol Officers responded to the 1900 block of Oleander to investigate multiple complaints of 3 to 5 groups of individuals knocking on doors and looking in windows with the intent to sell magazines. While searching the area officers located a group of individuals in a white van attempting to sell magazines.

The individuals did not possess the proper license to be a rolling vendor in Baton Rouge so the investigating officers placed the individuals under arrest.

Officers arrested and booked the following individuals in EBRSO Parish Prison for operating as a “Rolling Vendor” without a License.

  • D Larry Wright, 29, of Darlington, SC
  • Ralphael Cooper, 22, of Richmond, VA
  • Sheena Jackson, 23, of Richmond, VA
  • William Rudolph, 21, of Atlantic City, NJ
  • Shawn McCrae, 23, of Fayetteville, NC


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