Business & Economy,
Crime & Safety,
May 4th, 2012
By Tom Gogola, The Lens staff writer |
It was the eve of National Lemonade Day in the state of Louisiana – and the day that the notorious Orleans Parish Prison House of Detention was emptied of its last prisoners.
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman invited reporters to the corner of Perdido and South Dupre streets Friday morning to enjoy the gratis beverage his staff had made for the occasion, quipping that he was “trying to make lemons into lemonade” at the jail and prison system under his control.
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