55°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Crime

Today

Despite brazen attempt to evade arrest, man wanted for rape is apprehended

Despite brazen attempt to evade arrest, man wanted for rape is apprehended

Posted 10:04 AM 1/23/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police say they've caught up with a man who was wanted for third-degree rape and burglary. 

According to an official report, the rape and burglary occurred on Dec. 21, 2019 around 2 a.m. when 36-year-old Gregory Warren Johnson broke into his ex-girlfriend's home via a (More)

1/21/2020

Suspected dealer gets into fight, accidentally leads deputies to drugs & stolen gun

Suspected dealer gets into fight, accidentally leads deputies to drugs & stolen gun

Posted 9:05 AM 1/22/2020 by WBRZ Staff

DONALDSONVILLE - A Gonzales man was arrested after he got into a fight and caused a commotion that led deputies right to his alleged drug stash.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a report on St. Vincent Street in Donaldsonville for a physical altercation (More)

1/20/2020

Deputies arrest 14-year-old student over threats aimed at Lee High

Deputies arrest 14-year-old student over threats aimed at Lee High

Posted 2:22 PM 1/22/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Local law enforcement officials says threatening comments made online by a student over the weekend has the landed the teen in handcuffs.

A voice message recorded by Lee High Principal Rob Howle and sent out to parents Monday afternoon said the school staff was aware of (More)

1/21/2020

WANTED: Agents looking for group using counterfeit money throughout Baton Rouge

WANTED: Agents looking for group using counterfeit money throughout Baton Rouge

Posted 12:32 PM 1/21/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has teamed up with the Baton Rouge Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service to identify and apprehend eight suspects accused of attempting to make purchases with counterfeit money in Baton Rouge stores. 

Now, these agencies are (More)

1/19/2020

Man arrested after 33 dogs found in horrid living conditions, 1 dead

Man arrested after 33 dogs found in horrid living conditions, 1 dead

Posted 5:00 PM 1/20/2020 by WBRZ Staff

ASCENSION PARISH- Deputies arrested a man for dog cruelty after dozens of pups were found in foul living conditions. 

Ascension Parish Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a home on Martin Road Sunday to assist the animal shelter. When they arrived, they discovered that 33 dogs were (More)

1/17/2020

Two more correctional guards plead guilty in case of St. Bernard Parish Prison inmate's death

Two more correctional guards plead guilty in case of St. Bernard Parish Prison inmate's death

Posted 8:51 AM 1/17/2020 by WBRZ Staff

WASHINGTON – Earlier this month, WBRZ reported that one of the four guards accused of playing a role in the death of a chronically ill inmate in St. Bernard (More)

1/16/2020

Coroner, police chief at odds over whether man discovered bound was murdered

Posted 6:01 AM 1/17/2020 by Chris Nakamoto

ADDIS- Investigators in West Baton Rouge Parish are investigating what the coroner's office has called a homicide involving a man with Parkinson's disease who was found suffocated inside his house on LA 1 Monday. The body was discovered in a house across the street from the Addis (More)

1/21/2020

Two arrested after armed robbery at Denham Springs store

Posted 4:06 PM 1/21/2020 by WBRZ Staff

DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies arrested a man accused of firing a handgun inside a business after the cashier refused to give up the store's cash.

The robbery happened around 10 p.m. Dec. 12 at a convenience store on Springfield Road. 

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says the (More)

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days