Keana Barnes, the 33-year-old offender who escaped from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in the early morning hours of January 1, has been apprehended and is in the custody of the Los Angeles Police Department.
A woman’s boyfriend was arrested for injuring her 2-year-old daughter so badly she was in critical condition for nearly a week. Investigators say he eventually confessed to the crime and after he was arrested, the child died.
Detectives arrested a Slidell woman on March 14 for embezzling money from her employer.
Janice Ricks Linam, 72, was employed for the past 28 years as a personal assistant for two sisters who resided on the south shore.