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Chalk one up for the good guys in Louisiana.  A lot of dangerous drugs are off of the market in Shreveport today thanks to the Louisiana State Police, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

Police Break Crystal Meth Manufacturing Ring
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On February 22nd, officials with the Louisiana State Police conducted a routine traffic stop that began when they pulled over 45-year-old Misty Ott.  Ott had reportedly been under investigation by the DEA Task Force focused on getting methamphetamines off of our streets.  That task force is made up of law enforcement officials from the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police, Shreveport Police Department and and the DEA.

Police units responds to the scene of an emergency.

According to the press release from Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, During the search of the vehicle stopped at LA-3132 and Jewella Avenue in Shreveport, police found a whopping 2.2 pounds of meth (1 Kilogram), a meth pipe, a loaded 9mm pistol, and $2,100 in cash.

Arrested woman in handcuffs behind her back

The ArkLaTex Homepage reports that Ott was placed under arrest in the custody of the DEA, and is being charged with:  Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a firearm in the presence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Possession of drug paraphernalia. She is reportedly sitting in the the Caddo Correctional Center on a $100,600 bond.

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Have you ever wondered if you live near any sex offenders? As a parent of 2, it's something I am constantly worried about. Luckily, law enforcement keeps track of those who have been convicted of a sex crime in order to keep us informed. The folks listed below have been convicted of the highest level of sex crimes. Authorities classify these crimes as Tier-3 sex offenses. Each and every one of these offenders live in Shreveport or Bossier City - and as the law demands, their crimes and addresses been made public. You can search the entire database for the state of Louisiana here.

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Hundreds of people go missing every year in Louisiana. While the vast majority of those missing persons cases are solved, some have never come home. That means the friends and family members who miss them are still searching for their lost loved ones, or at least for information on what happened to them. If you've seen any of these people or might have some information that could shed light on why they went missing or what might have happened to them - contact the FACES laboratory at (225) 578-4761.

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