John Williams

November Security Update

Below are the monthly reports filed between the Baton Rouge Police Reporting system and Nextdoor. There is not as much property crime as would be expected this time of the year being that it is the holiday season. Please remember to report all suspicious incidents and crimes. ______________________________________________________________________________ 11/1/18 at 1646 hours Officers responded to

Is Ball Moss a Problem in Your Trees?

Have you ever noticed those little tumbleweed looking balls attached to the branches our local trees.  You might have seen them in our lovely live oaks or sweet olive trees but they seem to be most prevalent in the crepe myrtles. Those little puff balls are known as ball moss. Ball moss or Tillandsia recurvata

October Security Report

Crime still appears to be low in the Garden District following the arrests this summer. There were only a few anonymous suspicious incidents for September and October, but none had any substance to them. However, it is still great that residents are calling in these incidents so at least it puts an Officer visible in

GDCA hosts the 2018 Champagne Stroll

The bottles were popping and champagne fizzing as participants of this year’s Garden District Champagne Stroll sashayed through our unique and beautiful neighborhood Sunday evening, October 28. Sixty-two of our neighbors and friends made their way from house to house in the gorgeous autumn weather to enjoy delectable eats, cold bubbly champagne and great camaraderie

Exercise Your Right to Vote – It’s Important

Autumn has finally made its’ way down to South Louisiana and brought some relief from the relentless summer heat (if only for a minute). It’s a time for football games, the World Series, weekends at the hunting camp, parish fairs, political campaigns and fall elections. This year’s Open Primary/Congressional Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Summer Security Update

The following information is provided by Officer Haley Stafford with the Baton Rouge Police Department. Office Stafford is our Garden District’s Off-Duty Patrol contact. A home on Park Boulevard was burglarized in June. Officer Stafford reached out to the victim and encouraged the person to establish a Nextdoor profile and continued to follow up with

Spring Security Update

At the May 8 GDCA board meeting, Officer Haley Stafford with the Baton Rouge Police Department gave your Board an overview of crime and crime prevention tips for our neighborhood. She reported that the Garden District is a small area of District 2, which has a very large geographical footprint. (District 2 is an area