Six arrested by SPD for alleged solicitation

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) –Shreveport Police arrest six people for allegedly participating in door to door solicitations.

The alleged solicitors were arrested Tuesday afternoon after police say they received numerous complaints from residents in the 200 block of Hanging Moss Trail in the Ellerbe Estates subdivision and in the 10000 block of Keysburg Court in Norris Ferry Landing.

According to police, witnesses told them that the solicitors were telling homeowners that they were selling magazine subscriptions to receive points to help get them into college.

When police confronted the suspects, they learned that they did not have any permits conduct business, which resulted in their arrest.

The following six people now face a charge of solicitation without a permit:

20-year old Eric Baughn of Lancaster, Texas

34-year-old Kenneth Paige of Memphis, Tennessee

20-year-old Carlton Lemond of Collierville, Tennessee

38-year-old Shalanda Cole of Lake Charles, Louisiana

26-year-old Tiffany Douglass of Collierville, Tennessee

35-year-old Alphonse Boure of St. Louis, Missouri.

Shreveport Police want to remind citizens that in the event of a non-emergency there is a number you can call besides 911, its (318) 673-BLUE.

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