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  • School board member hit, killed walking on road; Driver arrested

    September 27, 2016 12:09 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A member of the West Feliciana School Board was killed while walking down a highway last week, the sheriff's office reported Tuesday. James White, 59, was hit while walking along Solitude Road near Heir Road shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday. Deputies said the driver of a... more »
  • Prison guard arrested for allegedly bringing in contraband

    September 26, 2016 10:44 PM

    COLUMBIA, Miss. - A guard at the Marion-Walthall Regional Correctional Facility in Columbia has been arrested for allegedly bringing contraband into the prison. Authorities say 22-year-old Cedeterius Jackson was arrested late Thursday on a charge of introduction of an electronic device into a correctional facility. Maj. Zack Guidroz tells WDAM-TV... more »
  • Covington man pleads guilty: 79 counts of child pornography

    September 26, 2016 3:29 PM

    COVINGTON - St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Warren Montgomery says a 33-year-old Covington man has been sentenced to 18 years after pleading guilty to 79 counts of child pornography. He says in a news release that Christopher Cote pleaded guilty Thursday. Montgomery says District Judge Peter Garcia sentenced him to... more »
  • Woman arrested after confessing to starting house fire

    September 26, 2016 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a woman after she confessed to setting a home on fire. On Thursday around 10:30 a.m. a house fire was reported in the 700 block of East Buchanan Street. The fire was processed by investigators and the cause was determined to be arson. According... more »
  • Man arrested Friday in connection with April drive-by shooting

    September 24, 2016 3:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man wanted for attempted first degree murder after a drive-by shooting in April was arrested Friday. According to Baton Rouge Police, 32-year-old Albert youngblood was booked in connection with an April 11 shooting on Enterprise Street as well as other outstanding charges. ... more »
  • Man arrested after leading deputies on chase in Livingston Parish, swims in Amite River

    September 19, 2016 12:44 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Police arrested a man after he led them on a chase throughout Livingston Parish last week. According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Brandon Hoover was wanted for possession of stolen property and was seen by deputies in the southern part of the parish on Sept. 14.... more »
  • 15-year-old suspected burglar freed from chimney of March Street home Play Video

    September 16, 2016 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities responded to a 15-year-old stuck in a chimney who is suspected of burglarizing a home on Friday morning. The home is located in the 1700 block of March Street near June Street off of Dalrymple Drive. The fire department freed the teenager after several firefighters... more »
  • Four arrested on drug and weapon charges after search of Susan Drive home

    September 15, 2016 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Four men were arrested Thursday on multiple drug and weapon charges after police executed a search warrant of a home on Susan Drive. On Thursday at 9 p.m. the BRPD Street Crimes Unit was patrolling the Belaire area when officers noticed a white Mercedes parked across the... more »
  • Port Barre traffic clerk arrested for theft of town's money

    September 13, 2016 8:50 PM

    PORT BARRE - St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Port Barre traffic clerk accused of stealing more than $19,000 from the town. A sheriff's spokesman says an investigation began after the town clerk reportedly suspected employee Nicole R. Duff of theft. One of Duff's duties was to retrieve... more »
  • 73-year-old Slidell man arrested for 500 counts of child pornography

    September 13, 2016 10:43 AM

    SLIDELL – The Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit arrested a 73-year-old Slidell man for 500 counts of possession of child pornography. The investigation began in April as detectives started to gather evidence that 73-year-old Lanier Lively was sharing child pornography files over the internet. On Friday, State Police... more »
  • Woman arrested in boyfriend's fatal shooting

    September 12, 2016 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a Baton Rouge woman who claims she accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend during an argument has been arrested on a negligent homicide charge. Baton Rouge police said in a statement that 25-year-old Larriana Hughes was arrested Sunday after her boyfriend, 27-year-old Christopher Payne, died... more »
  • Man wanted in Pennsylvania slaying arrested in Louisiana

    September 11, 2016 1:33 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Authorities say a man wanted in a drive-by shooting outside a western Pennsylvania bar that killed a man and injured two women last month has been arrested in Louisiana. Allegheny County police said Sunday that 21-year-old Joshua Wardlaw was stopped by police in Louisiana for a traffic violation... more »
  • Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy resigns before turning herself in

    September 10, 2016 2:18 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A former Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested for felony criminal damage to property in connection to a domestic incident that occurred Wednesday night in Lafourche Parish. Quencis Oliver was arrested after she resigned from her position with the sheriff's office Friday afternoon, officials said. At the... more »
  • Man leads police on chase in stolen car

    September 7, 2016 11:01 PM

    KENNER - Police arrested Donald Harris of Baton Rouge Tuesday after he stole a vehicle and led police on a chase. Kenner Police's license plate recognition system received a "stolen hit" on a 2006 Honda Accord that had been reported stolen on Sept. 4. Police spotted the stolen... more »
  • Man arrested at library for soliciting sex to a minor

    August 10, 2016 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library for soliciting sex to a minor that he planned to meet. Henry Breazeale, 58, had been communicating via email with a 15-year-old girl named Britney. Breazeale admitted that he went to the East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Police arrest suspect in a dozen robberies in Baton Rouge area

    August 7, 2016 7:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a string of Circle K robberies. According to Baton Rouge Police, 44-year-old Keith Williams was arrested for multiple robberies and thefts in the Baton Rouge area. Williams recently shaved his head and face to alter... more »
  • Days before first practice, Tech QB arrested

    August 6, 2016 12:35 PM

    RUSTON - Authorities say Louisiana Tech quarterback Ryan Higgins has been arrested on a drunken driving charge. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Office says Higgins, a senior, was arrested early Friday in Ruston about a half-mile from the school's football stadium after a police officer stopped him for speeding. Higgins was... more »
  • 2 Florida players arrested, face charges for shooting BB gun

    July 18, 2016 12:18 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Two Florida freshmen football players face felony charges for firing BB guns into a residential hall on the Gainesville campus. Officials say Tyrie Cleveland and Rick Wells - both 18 - were arrested Sunday. They remained in the Alachua County Jail on Monday morning and face... more »
  • State Senator Troy Brown arrested again on domestic abuse charge

    July 18, 2016 10:37 AM

    GONZALES – State Senator Troy Brown, who was previously arrested in 2015 for domestic abuse, was arrested again early Monday morning on similar charges. According to arrest records, Brown was arrested on Monday around 12 a.m. and charged for domestic abuse battery by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. ... more »
  • Golden State star Draymond Green arrested for assault

    July 11, 2016 1:50 PM

    EAST LANSING, Mich. - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested for an alleged assault over the weekend in East Lansing, Michigan, according to online court records. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the city where Green played for Michigan State from 2008-12. An East Lansing police... more »
  • 2 women arrested for leaving 2-year-old boy in hot car

    July 2, 2016 3:10 PM

    HARAHAN - The mother and aunt of a 2-year-old boy face charges of child desertion after they left the child inside a car and went shopping in a Walmart on a day when the temperature reached 90 degrees. Local media report that Shaun Buchanan, the mother, and Cynthia Simmons, the... more »
  • Mom, boyfriend charged in child's sex abuse case

    July 1, 2016 5:06 PM

    LIVONIA - A couple was booked into jail on child sex charges, the WBRZ Investigative Unit learned Friday. Authorities said a man was raping his live-in girlfriend's daughter. The abuse happened over the course of nine years, police said the victim reported. Authorities remained tight-lipped about the case... more »
  • YouTube star arrested for lying about assault, injuries

    June 29, 2016 10:10 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A YouTube personality who said he was assaulted outside a West Hollywood club has been charged with filing a false police report and faking his injuries. The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department says London-native Calum McSwiggan was seen hitting himself with a jail payphone after his arrest early... more »
  • Police: Georgia man arrested selling fake NBA Finals tickets

    June 14, 2016 5:21 PM

    ATLANTA - Police say a Georgia man fouled out after he sold $2,100 worth of fake tickets to Game 4 of the NBA Finals and was arrested outside Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland police's Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia says Matthew Cubbage of Cobb County sold three tickets to Friday night's Cleveland... more »
  • Two arrested in Round Oak murder; victim gave information before he died

    May 21, 2016 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shocking, new information about the shooting death of a 20-year-old in an upscale area of Baton Rouge came to light Saturday with the arrest of one of two suspects in the case. Taylor Besson, 20, of Thibodeaux, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail... more »
  • PetSmart groomer arrested after dachshund in his care dies

    May 18, 2016 8:56 AM

    SAN MATEO, Calif. - A PetSmart dog groomer will be arraigned next month on a felony animal cruelty charge after police say he likely contributed to the death of a dachshund in his care. Police in San Mateo, California, say 38-year-old Juan Zarate was about three minutes into a grooming... more »
  • Four caught with nearly 200 stolen credit cards

    April 28, 2016 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Almost 200 counterfeit credit cards were recovered after a tip about people using the cards at a sporting goods store recently. Deputies said they arrested four Cuban Nationals for having the cards and using them to buy merchandise and obtain gift cards. The group had purchased... more »
  • BR man arrested for filing false Dept. of Environmental Quality documents

    April 28, 2016 1:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 49-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested Thursday for filing false public documents. Randy Gabriel Dobard was arrested for submitting a false asbestos abatement supervisor training certificate in an attempt to receive his accreditation from the Department of Enviromental Quality. Under department regulations, individuals who work around... more »
  • 2 suspects arrested and 2 victims rescued from human trafficking ring

    April 12, 2016 3:28 PM

    HAMMOND- The Hammond Police Department Street Crimes Unit along with the Department of Homeland Security BEST/HIDTA rescued two females victims and arrested two suspects for human trafficking. The two entities began an investigation of a possible human trafficking organization operating in the Hammond area in late February. Officers identified the... more »
  • First from WBRZ Investigative Unit: Area fire chief arrested on child porn charges Play Video

    March 10, 2016 11:21 AM

    GONZALES- A District Fire Chief in the City of Gonzales is locked up, accused of possessing child porn. According to booking records, 35-year old Kristopher Johnson was charged with possession of child porn and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction. Johnson was booked on 11 counts of pornography involving... more »
  • Suspects in double murder plead not guilty Wednesday Play Video

    February 24, 2016 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The two suspects in the double murder of Denis and Suzanne Duplantier pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday morning. Ernesto Alonso and Frank Garcia appeared before Judge Trudy White for their arraignments. Alonso and Garcia were arrested in Florida after authorities said they killed the... more »
  • Family says teenage girl is brain dead after being shot in the head Thursday Play Video

    February 19, 2016 12:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of the 16-year-old shot Thursday told WBRZ anchor Chris Nakamoto the teenager is brain dead. The family identified the girl as Darneisha Williams, a Broadmoor High School student. "I can't do nothing but pray," relative Dimitrius Calhoun said. Grief counselors were on... more »
  • Former teacher of the year enters no contest plea to student sex charges Play Video

    February 16, 2016 10:45 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - In a solemn manner, former teacher Keavin Keith pleaded no contest to five counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile and 30 counts of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student Tuesday morning. #BREAKING Keith even fathered a child with one of his students.... more »
  • 3 teenagers arrested in murder case

    February 15, 2016 11:10 AM

    HAMMMOND - Sheriff's deputies released limited information about the arrest of three teenagers Monday who are charged with murder. Two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old are charged with the shooting death of Gerrell Lee , Jr., 19. Lee was shot while riding in a car near the intersection of Rufus... more »
  • Denham City councilman arrested on domestic abuse/battery charges

    February 11, 2016 8:21 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A city councilman was booked into jail on domestic abuse/battery charges Thursday. Chris Davis was charged with a misdemeanor. Davis, who is described as a conservative Republican on the city's website , was elected in 2011. He is a corporate environmental health and safety manager,... more »
  • Final suspect in home invasion arrested after fight with cops

    February 5, 2016 12:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested the second and final suspect in a violent home invasion last weekend. Michael Lewis was arrested after a fight with Special Response Team Officers who tracked him down at his apartment in Tigerland. Lewis was booked into jail with black eyes and bruises... more »
  • Mary Landrieu's son arrested on child cruelty charges

    February 2, 2016 11:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Frank "Connor" Snellings, the son of former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, has been arrested on child cruelty charges. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says Frank "Connor" Snelling's two-year-old son was taken to the hospital with bruises on his back and face. The child's mother... more »
  • Teen minister facing additional abuse charges

    January 26, 2016 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police filed more abuse charges against an 18-year-old who claimed to be a church pastor. Tuesday, authorities said Kentrell Jackson was facing two additional charges of indecent behavior and a new charge of sexual battery. Baton Rouge Police said two more victims came forward after learning... more »
  • Church official tries to distance congregation from sex crimes investigation

    January 26, 2016 3:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials are trying to distance their church from a sex abuse investigation. A teenager who identified himself as a minister at Jesus Name Apostolic Temple was arrested Monday on indecent behavior with a juvenile charges. Kentrell Jackson, 18, remained in jail as of this writing. He... more »
  • Casino boss arrested on theft charges

    January 15, 2016 9:50 PM

    SHREVEPORT - The arrest of a key manager at a state casino is the first of its kind, State Police said late Friday. Frank Leeper, 45, was booked into jail on felony theft charges. When he was arrested, he was the director of slots at Sam's Town Hotel and... more »
  • Mother arrested after child is found with brain injury, human bite marks

    January 14, 2016 10:19 PM

    ZACHARY - A mother was booked into jail Thursday, accused of abusing her two-year-old child. Deputies wrote in arrest documents, emergency care workers reported a possible case of abuse after seeing the child of Doneisha Renee Carter before Christmas. Carter complained her son would not eat, was irritable, vomiting,... more »
  • Family arrested by sheriff's deputies after reporting home invasion

    January 14, 2016 9:14 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A family was booked into jail Wednesday after reporting they were victims of a home invasion because deputies found trace amounts of marijuana in their home. Clay and Dana Cowart, both 45, and their daughter, Tayler, 18, were charged with various drug offenses after Dana Cowart called... more »
  • Louisiana sheriff's deputy killed, former inmate arrested

    January 14, 2016 2:53 PM

    HOMER, La. - Authorities have arrested a former inmate in the death of a sheriff's deputy whose body was found earlier this week in a shallow grave near her north Louisiana home. Louisiana State Police Trooper Matt Harris says 35-year-old Jermaine Johnson was booked with second-degree murder on Tuesday. Bond... more »
  • LSU professor charged with theft, forgery and malfeasance

    January 8, 2016 10:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU professor is being held in the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail on a $98,000 bond. Todd Shupe was booked Friday on 98 charges related to fraud and theft. When arrested, Shupe was a member of the faculty at the LSU Ag Center. According... more »
  • Nicholls State police dispatcher charged with disturbing the peace

    January 8, 2016 1:18 PM

    THIBODAUX - A Nicholls State University Police dispatcher faces a disturbing the peace charge after the staff at a Thibodaux apartment complex reported he yelled and cursed at them and that they were afraid of him. The Courier reports the Sheriff's Office responded Dec. 11 to Bayou Reserve Apartments... more »
  • Donaldsonville woman arrested for cheating Medicaid program

    December 10, 2015 12:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Attorney General’s Office says a Donaldsonville woman has been arrested for Medicaid fraud after she illegally billed the State Medicaid Program for health care services that were never performed. 52-year-old Sandra Fisher was charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud after she was accused of... more »
  • Husband charged in wife's murder

    December 5, 2015 12:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies booked a man into jail late Friday night hours after his wife died from a gun shot wound to the head. Louisa Garcia, 27, died at a hospital. Deputies responded to reports of her being shot around 11 a.m. Friday in the 8300 block... more »
  • Murder suspect arrested after he drove victim's truck to meeting with authorities

    December 3, 2015 7:17 PM

    GREENSBURG - A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of another man who had recently been arrested on sex charges. St. Helena Sheriff's deputies arrested Gene Allen Rawls (pictured above) Thursday. Investigators said Rawls showed up at a meeting with investigators in the dead victim's stolen... more »
  • Thanksgiving Day murder suspect arrested

    December 2, 2015 10:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A man wanted for a Thanksgiving Day murder is in custody after being arrested on the other side of the river, authorities released late Wednesday. Jerome Gray was arrested in the Sherwood area of Baton Rouge and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail. Eventually, he'll... more »
  • Arrested officers target of lawsuit for previous altercation

    November 7, 2015 1:06 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An Ascension Parish man filed a lawsuit against two officers who now face murder charges more than a year before they were arrested. Norris Greenhouse and Derrick Stafford were charged with murder and attempted murder Friday in connection to a shooting where a six-year-old boy died. The... more »
  • Police officers arrested for shooting, killing 6-year-old Play Video

    November 6, 2015 10:26 PM

    MARKSVILLE – Two of four city marshals involved in a deadly shooting where a six-year-old died were booked into jail Friday night. Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse were charged with murder and attempted murder for the shooting death of Jeremy Mardis and the shooting and injury of his father,... more »
  • Father arrested after child is taken to hospital

    October 22, 2015 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they have arrested a 5-week-old girl's father on child cruelty charges. Charles Robinson is in custody after the child showed up at a Baton Rouge hospital with severe burns. Cpl. Don Coppola said the 5-week-old girl arrived at the hospital with burns on... more »
  • Baton Rouge Police officer arrested, accused of battery by strangulation

    October 21, 2015 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an officer was booked into jail Wednesday on charges of domestic abuse by strangulation. The officer was identified as Melvin Cosey, 33. A spokesperson said in a news release, Cosey had two separate altercations with his wife at their home on October 15th and... more »
  • Kentucky woman arrested after boyfriend found in freezer

    October 4, 2015 2:39 PM

    SOMERSET, Ky. - A Kentucky woman is under arrest after her boyfriend's body was discovered in a freezer inside the couple's living room. A missing persons report was filed for 68-year-old Gary Ray Jenks last Tuesday. Fifty-one-year-old Teresa Owens was arrested the following day after deputies searched the couple's home.... more »
  • Priest accused of pointing musket at 8-year-old

    October 3, 2015 4:48 PM

    LITTLE FERRY, N.J. - Prosecutors say a priest accused of pointing a functioning musket at a young boy in a New Jersey church is free after posting $15,000 cash bail. Authorities say the incident may have been spurred by a football rivalry. The Rev. Kevin Carter is charged with child... more »
  • Man arrested after standoff with police and his kids

    October 2, 2015 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight between a man and his girlfriend ended with his arrest Friday, police said. Baton Rouge Police were called to an apartment complex on Lake Calais Court after a woman said her boyfriend retreated inside their apartment after a fight and locked himself inside with... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Attorney arrested after courtroom outburst Play Video

    September 30, 2015 11:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An attorney found himself in a jail cell with defendants after mouthing off to a judge in a courtroom Tuesday. But, Jeffry Sanford said he was only standing up for justice. He said he used a few choice words in his frustrated explanation to a judge... more »
  • Case workers say they tried to get greedy mother on her feet Play Video

    September 29, 2015 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Child advocates said they tried everything they could to help a struggling mother before she was arrested recently but the woman was too greedy to care. Leticia Brothers, 27, was booked into jail for abuse, cruelty to juveniles, criminal neglect and encouraging neglect or delinquency in... more »
  • Sex offender arrested for third time

    September 25, 2015 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities booked a man into jail for the third time this week on allegations of committing a sex crime against a child. Marcus Dunn, 29, was charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile and attempted sexual battery. Detectives said Dunn was at an apartment complex on... more »
  • Village of Port Vincent clerk arrested for felony theft, malfeasance

    September 24, 2015 7:21 PM

    PORT VINCENT - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish say a Denham Springs woman turned herself in after she was accused of stealing more than $16,000 in cash from the Village of Port Vincent. 29-year-old Brandi Deaton was employed as the assistant clerk for the Village of Port Vincent from... more »
  • Officer that tackled former tennis star should be fired, says Blake

    September 12, 2015 1:57 PM

    NEW YORK - The former tennis star who was tackled during a mistaken arrest by a New York City police officer says the officer involved should lose his job. James Blake told The Associated Press on Saturday that Officer James Frascatore's history of excessive-force complaints means he shouldn't "ever have... more »
  • New information released in jug-tossing incidents

    August 31, 2015 9:46 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Bond was set at $105,000 for three teenagers accused of throwing water jugs at vehicles in Ascension Parish. Investigators released new information about the cases Monday, adding there were reports of vandalism as early as Aug. 17. Deputies said on that date a driver reported their vehicle... more »
  • Deputies announce arrest in weekend murder

    August 25, 2015 9:21 PM

    GREENSBURG - Sheriff's deputies announced the arrest of a man connected to a murder Sunday. Tuesday night, the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office said it arrested Ryan O'Neal Bradford in the death of Corey Muse. Bradford is charged with first-degree murder. Deputies said the arrest happened without incident but... more »
  • Fugitive sex offender arrested in Shreveport

    August 20, 2015 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Attorney General “Buddy” Caldwell’s office announced Thursday that a fugitive with a history of evading sex offender registration in Texas and Louisiana was captured in Shreveport. Agents with the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit captured Kentrell Debose, 27, Tuesday in Shreveport. Caldwell’s office said Debose... more »
  • McKinley student accused of carrying gun in backpack

    August 18, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A McKinley High School junior accused of bringing a gun to school was arrested Tuesday after a gun was found in a backpack. Members of the School Drug Task Force booked Owen Salgado Galo, 17, into the Parish Prison for illegal carrying of a weapon on... more »
  • Man arrested, punched for trying to take officer's Taser

    August 6, 2015 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man was booked for resisting arrest after police said he tried to grab an officer's Taser during a struggle Wednesday night. Baton Rouge Police said officers were sent to Jackson Avenue over a fight between 48-year-old Lonald Ray Blakes and his wife. The... more »
  • Woman booked in road rage incident

    August 4, 2015 11:30 PM

    WALKER - Police said a woman was arrested last week, accused of pulling a gun in a road rage incident. Details of the arrest were released Tuesday. Rachel Ferguson, 35, was booked into jail on July 31st. She bonded out the same day, officers said. Ferguson was charged... more »
  • Deputies: couple got high at jail

    July 30, 2015 11:41 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Two people seemed to have surrendered to authorities on drug charges since they're accused of getting high at the jail. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said Candy Latiolais and Michael Duncan were arrested when deputies found Latiolais, who was visiting the jail, injecting narcotics into her arm... more »
  • Apartment managers accused of stealing rent money

    July 30, 2015 11:40 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies arrested a couple, accused of stealing rent money from the apartment complex they managed. Monica Berzas, 43, and her husband Michael, 44, face felony theft charges. Investigators said the pair collected rent from renters, wrote fake receipts and pocketed the money. Deputies believe the pair took... more »
  • Fugitive turned actor arrested

    July 28, 2015 9:07 PM

    TACOMA, WASHINGTON- A real life bank robber who plays a leading role in the movie "Marla Mae" was arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a newspaper story about the film. Jason Strange pleaded guilty to bank robbery in 2006 and got more than nine years in prison... more »
  • Local rapper "Spitta" arrested for drug possession again

    July 24, 2015 2:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested local rapper Jason "Spitta" Taylor again on drug charges Thursday night. 31-year-old Taylor is mostly known in the area for his anti-BRAVE song, which openly expresses his dislike for Baton Rouge law enforcement and narcotics agents. Police say they received an anonymous tip... more »
  • Man jailed for having gun at Louisiana military recruiting office

    July 22, 2015 3:07 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Police in Shreveport arrested a man for bringing an unloaded handgun to a military recruiting station. David S. Quinn was booked Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of carrying a concealed weapon. His arrest comes days after a man in Chattanooga shot at two military facilities, including a... more »
  • Animal control worker accused of using machete on dog Play Video

    July 15, 2015 4:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - An animal control worker was fired then arrested after he admitted to using a machete on a dog, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. Kevin Myrick had only worked for Iberville Animal Control for less than a year. Investigators said he was called out to a... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested in home invasion, shooting

    July 10, 2015 1:12 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville man Friday wanted in connection to a home invasion earlier this week. According to APSO, 22-year-old Morris Miles was arrested Friday after deputies received a tip that Miles was at a residence in Donaldsonville shortly before 11 a.m. Miles was... more »
  • Cop arrested for 'sloppy' work as NOPD investigates officer's murder

    July 6, 2015 11:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison said he was angered by one of their own officer's "sloppy" police work when searching a suspect who investigators said later shot and killed a fellow officer. Police charged NOPD Officer Wardell Johnson with obstruction of justice, malfeasance in office and theft.... more »
  • Displaced families speak out after apartment blaze Play Video

    June 11, 2015 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Families are left picking up the burned pieces of what used to be their homes. Four families are displaced after flames took over their apartment complex on Sherwood Meadows Drive, Wednesday evening. "The apartment's on fire, the apartment's on fire." Kevin Dukes told News Two... more »
  • Former LSU, Southern FB player convicted in murder-for-hire

    June 4, 2015 10:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says former LSU and Southern University football player Nemessis Bates has been convicted of hiring hit men to kill a friend who had stolen from him. Polite says federal jurors convicted the 36-year-old Kenner man Thursday of soliciting a crime of violence, use... more »
  • LSU's Jevonte Domond arrested, indefinitely suspended

    May 26, 2015 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jevonte Domond, an offensive tackle for the LSU Tigers, is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison without a bond following a Memorial Day arrest for felony domestic abuse battery. Domond, who saw little playing time last season, was arrested after his fiancé told detectives he... more »

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