News Release

News Release

(8/14/2019, 1600 hrs) On Wednesday, APD received a report from a concerned resident who had received a suspicious voicemail. The caller identified himself as an Alexandria Police Department detective, including using the name of one of our real detectives. The suspect said that the resident needed to call him back and that it was concerning a very urgent matter, before leaving a phone number beginning with a 318-459-xxxx. 459 is a Shreveport prefix.

(August 14, 2019, 1600 hrs) The Alexandria Police Department is supporting the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’ “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. To combat impaired driving in our area, APD, along with the Louisiana State Police and Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting sobriety checkpoints this Friday, August 16, 2019, from approximately 10:00 p.m. to approximately 3:00 a.m., weather and traffic conditions permitting, in Rapides Parish.

Please be on the lookout for Valentina Sullivan. Ms. Sullivan was reported missing on August 7, and has not been seen by her family since July 28. Ms. Sullivan may be around the Willow Glen Road area of Alexandria.

She is approximately 5'7", 180 lbs. It is unknown what clothing she was last wearing. If you have information about Ms. Sullivan or know her whereabouts, please contact the Alexandria Police Department Detective Division at (318) 441-6416, or after hours call Dispatch at (318) 449-5099.

Please be on the lookout for Mecca Wilson. He is 47 years old, approximately 5'9" and 160 lbs. Mr. Wilson was last seen in the area of Wheelock Street in Alexandria. Unknown clothing.

If you have seen Mr. Wilson, or know his whereabouts, please contact the Alexandria Police Department Detective Division at (318) 441-6416, or after hours call Dispatch at (318) 449-5099.

The next Alexandria Police Department Citizen Academy is coming up soon!  The Academy will begin March 7, every Thursday evening from 5-8 pm until April 18.  The Citizen Police Academy meets once a week for 7 weeks at the police academy.

The citizen Police Academy shows citizens how the Alexandria Police Department operates. We hope a better understanding of how your police department works will improve the relationship between citizens and officers.

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