Parish by Parish: Wednesday, August 22
POSTED: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 6:04pm
BATON ROUGE (NBC33) — In East Baton Rouge Parish, more school busses are on the roads this evening because of the crash on Interstate 10. The school board says they added 20 busses to the afternoon routes Today. School officials say they also used their phone notification system to let parents know about the possible late arrival of their children. There's no word yet on whether extra busses will be brought in tomorrow morning.
In Livingston Parish, the seventeen year old girl from Denham Springs has been found. Ashley Brown was reported missing on Sunday after her mom said she was supposed to be out walking the dog. Original reports say Ashley was without her cell phone or medication. Tonight we're told she is at home and doing fine.
In Catahoula parish, Police have a suspect in custody in the shooting deaths of three people. Lee John Ponthieux, Jr, 43, was arrested late last night after three people were found shot to death at a home near Larto. Authorities say Ponthieux has an arrest record for disturbances and fights..