John Williams

April 2019 Security Update

4/1/19 at 2158 hours, Officers responded to a disturbance at 2164 Tulip Street. The resident advised a female on scene was causing a disturbance. The resident agreed the female could stay if she would calm down. The female agreed and no further disturbances were reported. 4/13/19 at 1335 hours, Officers responded to a loud music

Business Spotlight: Pink Elephant Antiques

Lisa Pellissier is owner and operator of The Pink Elephant Antiques.  Her business is located at 2648 Government Street, Baton Rouge, and consists of three historic buildings built in the 1930-1950s.  The wonderfully colorful building complex is very welcoming and just invites you inside to dawdle and shop the many vendor stalls. Lisa is a

Business Spotlight: Sweet Fern Landscapes

Sweet Fern Landscapes, is a landscaping business owned and operated by Garden District resident Jess Cole. Jess started her business in 2015, and most of her clients are in the Garden District/Mid City area.  Jess describes herself as an organic/sustainable gardener and and loves the area as she feels her neighbors are like-minded and are

March 2019 Security Update

3/4/19 at 0011 hours, Officers responded to Camellia Ave. relative to an individual at this address stating they were feeling suicidal. The individual was transported to the hospital for a psychological evaluation. 3/10/19 at 1237 hours, Officers responded to a suspicious incident at Park Bl. The complainant requested Officers clear their abandoned residence because they

Neighborhood Yard Sale brings spring cleaning forward

What treasures were you searching for – books for the home library, that vintage t-shirt, kitchenware, perhaps a pink Christmas tree or an adorable elephant liquor decanter?  Whatever it was, you may have found it at the Garden District Civic Association’s spring garage sale. Shoppers were out early on March 23, a glorious spring morning

GDCA hosts Annual Meeting at the Guru

The Garden District Civic Association (GDCA) held the annual member’s meeting Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Over forty members of the association were in attendance. We want to thank Sidney Coffee, owner and operator of The Guru, for graciously hosting our meeting. The venue was very comfortable, and Sidney was most accommodating for the meeting. President

February 2019 Security Update

2/1/19 at 2145 hours a resident at Camellia Ave reported the theft of a firearm. The resident advised they have a caretaker that allows her boyfriend to come over while she is on shift. The caretaker’s boyfriend has caused problems at the home recently, and as of today, the firearm is missing. It is unknown

January 2019 Security Update

1/5/19 at 1653 hours a resident at Oleander Street reported a residential burglary had occurred. The home is under construction, and a neighbor witnessed the burglary at approximately 1500 hours. The neighbor advised they noticed one of the suspects appeared to be a male that had previously done construction work on the home. The neighbor