Bogalusa Woman Arrested for Assault and Robbery of 96-Year-Old Veteran

Published 10:45 am Monday, November 6, 2023

BOGALUSA, La. – In a shocking incident, a local woman was taken into custody on Friday after allegedly attacking and robbing a 96-year-old veteran.

Caroline Jefferson, a resident of Bogalusa, reportedly unlawfully entered the residence of the elderly victim and is accused of using mace to incapacitate the veteran, leaving him defenseless so she could steal his wallet.

Jefferson removed approximately $500 in cash before discarding the victim’s wallet along the side of the road.┬áThe Bogalusa Police Department promptly initiated an extensive search for Caroline Jefferson, which led to warrants for her arrest. Jefferson was arrested on Nov. 3.

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Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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