Bogalusa is a city in Washington parish, Louisiana. As of 2000 census it had a population of 13,365. It is part of the larger New Orleans-Metairie-Bogalusa combined stat area. It was founded by the Goodyears of Buffalo, New York who started the Great southern lumber company in 1906. The sawmill was for many years the largest in the world. Bogalusa is famous for its reforestation program. Today, Bogalusa’s economy goes around the lumber and paper mills and also some agriculture. In 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit this city with winds of about 125 mph downing numerous trees and power lines. The median income for a family was $24,947 about 32.9% of the population live below the poverty level. Drugs are a big problem in Bogalusa. Bogalusa is in need of drug rehabs.
In April of 2012 the Bogalusa Police Department arrested a prominent Bogalusa attorney. There was a complaint by the US Drug Enforcement Agency and the Attorney General’s Office so they acted on it. Chief Joe Culpepper said, “I think they turned him over to us for state charges here because he didn’t meet federal standards for prosecution. The amount of drug involved has to be really high for them to prosecute.” There was no statement as to how much of the drug the attorney had in his possession at the time of his arrest but the statement did say that the attorney did not have a prescription for Oxycontin. Drugs are harmful and into many parts of society. Get help finding Bogalusa drug rehabs. Something can be done about it.
Bogalusa Drug Rehabs
1918 Avenue F, Bogalusa, LA
(985) 735-6252 • aa.org
19411 Helenberg Road #101, Covington, LA
(985) 893-2522 • townsendla.com