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K-9 OFFICER'S KILLER GETS MAXIMUM SENTENCEJune 12, 2019

Nancy Bergeron
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Vincent D. Roberson, of Monroe, was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years of hard labor plus $5,000 and court costs for killing Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department K-9 officer Sgt. Boco.

About 15 LPSO deputies stood in the back of the...

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THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT A DOGMay 28, 2019

Leader photo by NANCY BERGERON

District attorney’s office gets facility canine
By: Nancy Bergeron

It’s midafternoon on a workday, and the newest member of 3rd Judicial District Attorney John Belton’s staff is napping in a corner.

The new guy is...

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MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DOUBLE MURDERMay 20, 2019

Ruston Daily Leader by Nancy Bergeron

A Choudrant man will spend the rest of his life in prison as a result of pleading guilty to two counts of seconddegree murder.

John Nichols, 74, entered his plea Friday in 3rd Judicial District Court.

Nichols was charged with the...

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BOCO: THE NAME THAT TURNED THE TIDEMay 1, 2019

Submitted by Ruston Leader
Nancy Bergeron

Sometimes closure begins in the jury box.

Consider the case of 59-year-old Vincent D. Roberson. He’s the man now convicted of killing a Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s K-9 officer in August of 2018.

From the start,...

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Lincoln Parish Office

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100 West Texas Ave. 2nd Floor Ruston, LA 71270 Phone: (318) 513-6350 Fax: (318) 251-5103

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