Updated: 6:27 AM 12/3/2014BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge Police officer resigned from the department this week amid an internal investigation that began two weeks ago. Sources tell the WBRZ Investigative Unit the Baton Rouge Police officer, Alec Pirie, was facing discipline over an incident involving his police unit. The unit was found... (More)
Updated: 5:10 AM 11/19/2014DENHAM SPRINGS - A report fom an internal investigation shows a cop caught sleeping on the job had three illegal steroids in his system, including one steroid meant for animal use only. Denham Springs Police Sergeant Russell Munsell resigned amid an investigation into his suspected drug abuse. Chief Scott... (More)
Updated: 6:48 PM 11/18/2014NEW ROADS - New Roads Mayor Robert Myer ended his silence Tuesday about purchases he made on the city's credit card. Myer admitted some purchases were for personal use, but claimed the city was reimbursed for every last penny. The mayor showed the Investigative Unit personal checks Tuesday which... (More)
Updated: 5:07 AM 11/18/2014DENHAM SPRINGS - A sergeant has resigned after the News 2 Investigative Unit uncovered reports he was high on illegal prescription drugs while on the job. Sergeant Russell Munsell is no longer with the Denham Springs Police Department, according to Chief Scott Jones. The Denham Springs Civil Service... (More)
Updated: 5:06 PM 11/17/2014
Mystery still surrounds the murder in a local small town years ago. Three seemingly innocent people were brutally murdered, and family members are wondering why: "It's just mind boggling that the police haven't been able to solve a murder".
WBRZ's Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto searches for the truth. Thursday on WBRZ News 2 at Ten.
Updated: 5:23 AM 11/14/2014DENHAM SPRINGS - Thursday, the civil service commission met again to continue its discussion about the Denham Springs Police Department and heard from a lieutenant who said a toxicology report revealed one of his fellow officers was on prescription and illegal drugs while on duty. Lt. Shannon Womack told... (More)
Updated: 5:57 AM 11/13/2014BATON ROUGE - Mounting allegations against the police department has some urging the city to create a review board to watch over officers. "I think it's time we start holding officers accountable," an area college professor, Paul Guidry, said. He and Metro Council members C. Denise Marcelle and... (More)
Updated: 5:08 AM 11/11/2014BATON ROUGE- Law experts are questioning a search warrant police obtained following a citizen's complaint to the mayor about an officer's post on Facebook. The man, who spoke on condition of anonymity over his uneasiness toward the police department, said he emailed a picture he saw on Facebook showing... (More)
Updated: 5:06 AM 11/11/2014DENHAM SPRINGS - Monday, the civil service commission continued its investigation into the city's police department and heard from a detective on the force who said a fellow officer fell asleep at his desk while on drugs a year ago and reported the incident to superiors. "One day (Sgt.... (More)
Updated: 6:44 PM 11/10/2014LABADIEVILLE - Less than a week after a WBRZ Investigative Unit broke a story about a fetus being held in a freezer for the past six years, it was removed late this evening and shipped to a funeral home. It happened after Judge Guy Holdridge signed a court order... (More)
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