News Release

News Release

Drug Take Back Day - October 27

October 27, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Bring your unused or expired prescriptions to APD to dispose of them.

10 am - 2 pm
Alexandria Public Safety Complex
1000 Bolton Avenue

Male Found in River Identified

(Update 10/18 @ 9:45 am):
The male who was found in the Red River on Sunday has been identified as Johnny Daniel, 56, of Pineville. As yet, there have been no outward signs of foul play, but we will continue the investigation into the events leading to his death.

The identity of the woman whose body was found on Tuesday remains officially unconfirmed.

(Initial Release 10/14 @ 2:39 pm):
APD is currently investigating a report of a possible attempted suicide of a woman in the Red River. Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Alexandria Fire Department and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are assisting. The search has been extensive and involved all available resources, including sonar, search and rescue dogs, etc.

During the search, approximately a mile down river, near Willow Glen Road, and inside the city limits, the body of a male subject was found. He appears to be an elderly, white male. As yet, there are no indications that his body is related to the initial report.

More details will follow as these investigations continue.