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  • TPSO: One arrested, two wanted for attempted murder after robbery, shooting during drug deal

    June 26, 2017 1:19 PM

    TICKFAW – One man was arrested and two others are wanted for allegedly robbing and shooting a man after a drug deal in Tickfaw. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies received a report of someone shot on June 17 at a home on Durbin Road Extension.... more »
  • House party turns into murder scene in Ascension Parish overnight

    June 24, 2017 9:44 AM

    GONZALES – A man was shot and killed at a large house party in Ascension Parish overnight when groups of people from out of town showed up and two started fighting. Joshua Harris, 19, of Thibodaux, was arrested for the shooting death of Jerrod Brown, 25, also of Thibodaux.... more »
  • Bizarre break leads to arrest in double murder case

    June 23, 2017 7:21 PM

    BAKER – Two people were charged Friday related to a double-murder earlier this month. William Bottoms, Jr., was charged with murder. Megan Marie Gaylord was charged with accessory after the fact. Baker Police originally arrested someone else, but those charges were dropped. The charges are for the... more »
  • Area man in jail on $70 million bond for locally-made child porn

    June 23, 2017 4:23 PM

    HAMMOND – A Hammond man is currently being held on a bond that is more than $70 million for allegedly filming inappropriate videos of children and uploading them to the internet. Louisiana State Police arrested 23-year-old Nicholas Paul Duvic on 300 counts of possession of child pornography,... more »
  • Man arrested for allegedly forcing 5-year-old to perform sexual act

    June 23, 2017 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 23-year-old man was arrested after allegedly forcing a 5-year-old to perform a sexual act while she was staying with him for a weekend. Demarcus Moore was arrested for one charge of molestation of a juvenile. According to the East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Sex offender arrested after failing to register in Ascension Parish

    June 20, 2017 4:00 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a man after he failed to register as a sex offender following another arrest. According to the sheriff's office, 36-year-old Sydney Fairchild is classified as a Tier I sex offender. He failed to complete his registration after he was... more »
  • Fiery tirade over husband's texting gets wife arrested

    June 19, 2017 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A scorned lover was booked into jail, accused of a violent tirade aimed at her husband who was texting another woman. Jaquoia Smith, 34, was arrested on domestic abuse and arson charges after an altercation in the Tigerland apartment she shared with her husband. Authorities said... more »
  • Report: Rapper Juvenile in jail over $150,000 child support debt

    June 17, 2017 5:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans-born rapper Juvenile is in jail after a judge found that he owes $150,000 in child support payments. According to a report from WWL, the 42-year-old rapper, whose real name is Terius Gray, was booked into the Orleans Justice Center early Saturday morning. Records... more »
  • Suspect known as 'Jelly Roll' rolled by police after chase Friday

    June 16, 2017 5:22 PM

    GONZALES – A teenage suspect tied to a crime spree in Ascension Parish couldn't get out of a sticky situation and got himself busted Friday. “Jelly Roll” Thompson, whose real name is Devontia, was arrested after a brief chase. “Jelly Roll” tried to hide in some woods on W... more »
  • Sting operation busts 51 for child sex charges across La.

    June 16, 2017 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Fifty-one people were rounded up on child exploitation charges. The arrests were part of a sting operation code named “Operation Broken Heart” and involved numerous police departments, sheriff’s offices, and state and federal agencies. “My office is committed to doing all we can... more »
  • Area woman arrested in revenge porn plot

    June 16, 2017 1:19 PM

    BAKER – A fight between two women over the same man ended with one of the women in jail, accused of posting a pornographic video of the other on the internet. Sherica Clark, 39, is charged with video voyeurism. Investigators said Clark and the unidentified woman fought, and... more »
  • Man arrested after standoff with police on Madison Avenue

    June 15, 2017 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after a standoff with police on Madison Avenue on Wednesday afternoon . The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 31-year-old Willie Vinning for charges of felon in possession of a firearm, illegal use of a weapon, possession of a firearm with... more »
  • Guard, visitor arrested for having drugs at Angola

    June 13, 2017 10:30 AM

    ANGOLA – A guard and a visitor at the notorious state pen are facing charges for, on separate occasions, trying to smuggle drugs into the prison. Details of the arrests were released Tuesday. State prison officials said the smuggling operations were busted within 24 hours – the most recent... more »
  • Angry mom accused of knife attack

    June 12, 2017 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 48-year-old woman accused of attacking her daughter's roommates with a knife was arrested after police found her pinned to the floor by one of the victims, according to arrest records. The roommates told sheriff's deputies that Roma Zerangue came to their apartment at 11580 Perkins... more »
  • Man booked for trespassing in church, other charges

    June 10, 2017 10:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a homeless man accused of trespassing at a church Friday. Details of the arrest were revealed in booking information overnight Saturday. Police said Donald Gamble was trespassing and had been inside Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church on Government Street near where it... more »
  • Payroll fraud suspect involved in police chase Friday

    June 10, 2017 9:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An employee of a design business located on LSU's South Campus near Gardere cashed stolen payroll checks from the business totaling $15,000 and tried to flee from police when they attempted to arrest him Friday. Vincent George, 31, was booked into jail in Baton Rouge on... more »
  • IPSO: Three more arrested for murder of man's cousin in Plaquemine

    June 9, 2017 4:23 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office arrested three more people for their involvement in the fatal shooting of a man on Jones Lane on Sunday. Destiny Daley, 18, was arrested for accessory after the fact, Markies Williams, 26, and Mario Stafford, 30, were arrested for obstruction of justice... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested for deadly shooting on Rosenwald Road

    June 8, 2017 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – One person has been arrested for the shooting death of a man on Rosenwald Road. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 18-year-old Deon Winsey for the second degree murder of 27-year-old Quenton Gilmore. Winsey was also charged with illegal use of a weapon. Gilmore was... more »
  • Facebook video of gator, frog hunt gets 3 arrested

    June 8, 2017 11:36 AM

    JENNINGS - A Facebook video got three men arrested on charges that they illegally killed two alligators and some frogs, Louisiana authorities say. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says Rhett Guidry, 24, Dodie Bouley, 19, and Kyle Thibodaux, 23, all of Jennings, were cited with taking alligators out... more »
  • Murder suspect's mom, girlfriend booked for lying to authorities

    June 7, 2017 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two people have been arrested for lying to authorities about what they knew about a suspect connected to a murder investigation. Tranisha Hopes and Natasha Tate face obstruction of justice charges related to the search for Donte Tate. Donte Tate is one of three people authorities... more »
  • Baton Rouge contractor arrested, reportedly committed fraud against flood victim

    June 6, 2017 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge contractor was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly failed to make repairs on a flood victim's home. According to arrest records, Joseph Armant, 35, owner of RJ Custom Home & Interior, Inc., was arrested after a complaint was filed on April 19 by the... more »
  • Arrest made in Ireland connected to UK attacker

    June 6, 2017 8:15 PM

    LONDON - Irish police say they have arrested a man in connection with the London Bridge attack. Ireland's police force, Garda Siochana, said a man in his 30s was arrested Tuesday in Wexford county, south of Dublin, under the Theft and Fraud Offences Act. He is being questioned about documentation... more »
  • Contractor faces fraud charges in three parishes Play Video

    June 6, 2017 5:32 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH- A subcontractor from the New Orleans area who is unlicensed, according to arrest documents obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit, is accused of taking flood victims and contractors for a ride in three parishes. Chris Barron faces charges in Livingston, Ascension and East Baton Rouge parishes. Currently, he's... more »
  • 2 men charged with trafficking cocaine on commercial flight

    June 5, 2017 10:15 PM

    BOSTON - Two men have been charged with trafficking nearly 15 pounds of cocaine into Boston on a commercial airline. The U.S. Attorney's office says Juan Luis Perez Garcia, of the Bronx, New York, and Juan Artiles Taveras, of Lakewood, New Jersey, were arrested Friday in Attleboro and charged with... more »
  • Britain frees 12 detained after London attack

    June 5, 2017 9:12 PM

    LONDON - British police say all 12 people who were arrested in the early hours after the weekend London Bridge attack have been released without charge. All were detained Sunday in the Barking district of east London. Police say the area was home to the two attackers who have been... more »
  • Man accused of several burglaries, thefts in Livingston Parish

    June 5, 2017 6:13 PM

    LIVINGSTON – A man was arrested after the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office linked him to several crimes in the area. The sheriff's office arrested 25-year-old Seth Vallet after deputies linked him to four shed burglaries, 11 vehicle burglaries, two vehicle thefts and one theft. On May 30, members of... more »
  • Man arrested after leaving shirt, items at scene of armed robbery

    June 5, 2017 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after police linked him to the scene of an armed robbery on Poinsettia Drive. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 32-year-old Kelvin Martin for one charge of armed robbery. The sheriff's office responded to the 7400 block of Poinsettia Drive and were... more »
  • Man arrested after chase with police while 7-year-old in car

    June 5, 2017 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after police say he was involved in a car chase while a seven-year-old was in his vehicle. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 28-year-old Ahmad Beauchamp on charges of aggravated flight from an officer, cruelty to juveniles, failure to restrain a child,... more »
  • Mississippi man sets fire to his own home to make girlfriend leave

    June 3, 2017 1:39 PM

    COLUMBUS, Miss. - A Mississippi man has been arrested for allegedly setting fire to his own mobile home, apparently to make his girlfriend leave. The Commercial Dispatch reports that Aaron Augustinowicz, a 62-year-old Caledonia man, was arrested and charged with arson after a May 27 fire. Lowndes County court documents... more »
  • Man facing contractor fraud charges in Ascension, Livingston arrested again

    June 1, 2017 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man, who already faces a slew of contractor fraud charges in Livingston and Ascension Parishes , is now facing more charges in East Baton Rouge Parish. Police arrested 46-year-old Michael Simmers on charges of residential contractor fraud after receiving a complaint on March 8. The... more »
  • Man accused of not completing repairs for 75-year-old after paid $20,000

    June 1, 2017 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested after police say he failed to complete repair work on a 75-year-old woman's home following the August flood. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 51-year-old Donald Tolliver on charges of home improvement fraud and theft of assets of an aged/disabled person.... more »
  • Investigation leads to arrest of St. Francisville man in possession of child pornography

    May 30, 2017 4:32 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE – An investigation led to the arrest of a man who authorities say had several photos and videos of child pornography. According to the Louisiana Attorney General's Office, Reese Kemp was arrested for 53 counts of sexual abuse images and/or videos of children. Kemp's arrest followed a... more »
  • Thibodaux woman arrested after attack with hacksaw blade

    May 30, 2017 1:33 PM

    THIBODAUX – A woman was arrested after officers say she attacked her ex-girlfriend with a hacksaw blade. The Thibodaux Police Department arrested 23-year-old Lechelsea Jenkins on charges of home invasion, aggravated battery with a dangerous weapon, aggravated assault, domestic abuse battery and two counts of simple criminal damage to... more »
  • Police: Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

    May 29, 2017 12:12 PM

    JUPITER - Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says on its website that Woods was booked into a county jail around 7 a.m. on Monday. Jail records show Woods had been arrested by police in... more »
  • Man, 44, arrested in Manchester bombing inquiry

    May 26, 2017 4:33 PM

    MANCHESTER, England - British police say a 44-year-old man has been arrested in Manchester in connection with the suicide bombing at an arena in the city that killed 22 people. Greater Manchester Police said the man was detained Friday night in Rusholme, an inner city area of Manchester, "on suspicion... more »
  • Police arrest man after drugs, malnourished dogs found

    May 26, 2017 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after officers found several drugs and five malnourished dogs at his home. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 42-year-old Rodrigus Holmes on charges of possession with intent to distribute schedule I drugs, possession of schedule II drugs, possession with intent to distribute... more »
  • Tennessee man gets $14M bond after daring judge to raise his bond

    May 20, 2017 3:27 PM

    CHEATHAM COUNTY, Tenn. - A judge reportedly gave a Tennessee man a $14 million bond after he continuously tried the judge's patience. According to a report from WHAS , 33-year-old Charles Nichols was standing before Judge Phillip Maxie on Thursday for sex-related charges involving a minor. Sources say... more »
  • Father, son arrested after accidental shooting of 7-year-old boy in classroom

    May 18, 2017 4:29 PM

    MOSS BLUFF – A father and son have been arrested after the accidental shooting of a 7-year-old boy while inside a Calcasieu Parish classroom on Monday . According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, the initial investigation revealed a first grader brought a loaded gun to school in his... more »
  • Once ordered by judge to write lines for stealing, man busted again Play Video

    May 15, 2017 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man who was once sentenced to punish work for stealing from an area shopping center was booked into jail again after a citizen's arrest in the Southdowns area. David Laramie was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on criminal trespass charges after two... more »
  • NOPD: Man arrested after holding ex-girlfriend at gunpoint for 15 hours

    May 10, 2017 3:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Police Department arrested a man who allegedly held his ex-girlfriend and her son at gunpoint for 15 hours. Officers arrested Drapper Goff on charges including two counts of second degree kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, one count of armed... more »
  • Police now say 9 killed in Phoenix serial shootings case

    May 8, 2017 9:25 PM

    PHOENIX - Police have identified new victims in a series of Phoenix shootings that resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old man. Authorities on Monday said Aaron Saucedo faces homicide charges in connection with a case police have said was the work of a serial killer. Police previously said at... more »
  • Contractor admits spending elderly customer's money, arrested

    May 6, 2017 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Mississippi contractor was arrested after he admitted spending over $2,000 an elderly person gave him to complete repairs. According to arrest records, on April 20, a deputy with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was informed of the case. The victim, who is over... more »
  • Report: LSU students some of the most arrested on the beach this spring break

    May 6, 2017 12:14 PM

    DESTIN – Students from the two largest colleges in Louisiana were the most to get arrested along the popular stretch of beach in Florida during spring break. Thirty-four of the 508 arrests in Okaloosa County, Florida, were LSU students. Twenty-three were from UL Lafayette. Twenty-three of those arrested were... more »
  • Men accused of bribing missing teen for sex

    May 5, 2017 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two men were arrested after police say they bought a missing 16-year-old girl food and a hotel room in exchange for sex. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 38-year-old Darrel Lewis and 28-year-old Randon Norwood for a felony count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile. An officer... more »
  • TPSO: 33 guns seized in Ponchatoula burglary investigation

    May 5, 2017 1:33 PM

    PONCHATOULA – A couple was arrested after Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's deputies say they seized 33 guns that are believed to be stolen. The Street Crimes and Narcotics Unit of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Leonard Cheek and Janice Cheek. Detectives received a tip that Leonard Cheek had... more »
  • Man in deputies' slaying arrested for parole violations

    May 2, 2017 10:39 PM

    BASTROP - A Louisiana man with ties to the "sovereign citizen" movement, a radical anti-government group, and who was on parole in connection with the 2012 ambush slaying of two St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputies, has been jailed in Morehouse Parish for parole violations. The Bastrop Daily Enterprise... more »
  • Man arrested after escaping police custody in Independence

    April 27, 2017 12:44 PM

    INDEPENDENCE – A man who escaped police custody in Independence on Wednesday has been captured and arrested. On Wednesday around 10:30 a.m., officers of the Independence Police Department were attempting to arrest 36-year-old Deangelo Robbins on a warrant from Texas for aggravated sexual assault of a child. Robbins... more »
  • Police: Mandeville officer fired amid accusations of theft

    April 26, 2017 1:13 PM

    MANDEVILLE - A Mandeville police officer has lost his termination appeal after he was accused of stealing batteries from a Home Depot. News outlets report the Mandeville Municipal Police Employee' Civil Service Board upheld Johnny Sanders' termination on Monday. Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker said in a news release that... more »
  • British police arrest suspect in nightclub acid attack

    April 23, 2017 11:51 AM

    LONDON - British police say they have arrested the boyfriend of a reality TV performer sought in connection to an acid attack at an east London nightclub. Police said Sunday that Arthur Collins had been arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of attempted murder. Police had earlier named him as... more »
  • Teacher faces federal charge in Tennessee student case

    April 20, 2017 1:45 PM

    NASHVILLE - An acting U.S. attorney in Tennessee says the teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has been charged with taking a minor across state lines to have sex. Acting U.S. Attorney Jack Smith announced the charge for Tad Cummins at a news conference on Thursday, just... more »
  • Man arrested for beating 8-month-old son with belt

    April 19, 2017 5:38 PM

    LOUISIANA - A man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly struck his 8-month-old son with a belt. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 28-year-old Darius Hasbert was arrested after his live-in girlfriend found several bruises on their 8-month-old son. After the child's mother came home from... more »
  • Former school employee arrested in non-school rape of 10-year-old

    April 19, 2017 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 21-year-old woman who had worked for several months as a teacher's assistant at an area private school, was charged Tuesday with two 2015 rapes of a ten-year-old boy. Harlie Vanosdell was booked into jail overnight on two counts of first-degree rape. According to social... more »
  • Man accused of breaking into woman's home, attacking her

    April 19, 2017 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a man after they say he broke into a woman's home and attacked her. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 23-year-old Billy Williams for charges of home invasion, second degree battery and domestic abuse battery. According to arrest documents, Williams entered the woman's... more »
  • Contractors facing fraud charges, still working Play Video

    April 18, 2017 6:46 PM

    GONZALES - Some Louisiana contractors are still open even after employees or company owners have been arrested for fraud. Their customers don't think that's right. Mark and Deb Landry say they're angry because the company they've filed charges against is still up and running. "TWG is still running... more »
  • Police: Pharmacy employee in Thibodaux arrested for stealing medicine

    April 17, 2017 5:53 PM

    THIBODAUX – A woman was arrested after police say she stole medicine from the pharmacy she was an employee of in Thibodaux. The Thibodaux Police Department arrested 20-year-old Cammie Michelle Seago for theft of goods and distribution of oxycodone. On Thursday, April 13 around 12:30 p.m. Seago used... more »
  • Bacon bust: 4 charged with illegally selling wild hogs

    April 11, 2017 9:04 PM

    TYLERTOWN, Miss. - Ever heard of a hog-dog rodeo? The attraction, and hog hunting, are popular activities in Mississippi and Louisiana - and apparently lucrative ones as well. Maj. Lane Ball is an official with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. He says department officers caught four people... more »
  • Man arrested for attempted murder following threat, fist fight with victim

    April 9, 2017 1:46 PM

    ZACHARY - A 22-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill a woman Friday afternoon. According to the Zachary Police Department, Jaylon O'Conner of Ethel came to the victim's residence, located in the 4600 block of Little Farms Drive, to give her a ride to work. ... more »
  • Second man arrested for November murder on Nebraska Street

    April 8, 2017 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A second person was arrested for a shooting on Nebraska Street that killed a teenager in November. 27-year-old Monte Carey was arrested for second-degree murder after he and another man allegedly planned to kill an 18-year-old. According to arrest records, officers found 18-year-old Keondrae Ricks... more »
  • Four arrested, drugs seized following Livingston investigation

    April 7, 2017 5:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Several drugs were seized and four individuals were arrested following a month-long investigation into two apartments in Denham Springs. According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies executed search warrants on two apartments located in the 2000 block of Kelli Drive after an investigation into the sale... more »
  • Man with sword arrested after bizarre altercations at LSU Thursday

    April 6, 2017 7:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police arrested a 31-year-old carrying a sword after bizarre altercations were reported on campus Thursday. Ronald Chenevert, Jr., was booked into jail after being questioned by university police. A campus spokesperson said Chenevert was booked with terrorizing, criminal trespass and illegal carrying of a weapon.... more »
  • AG: Man arrested for stealing more than $400,000 from teacher's retirement system

    April 6, 2017 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested after the Attorney General's office says that he took more than $400,000 from the Louisiana Teacher's Retirement System over a span of several years. Lester Joseph II, 42, was arrested on 201 counts of felony theft and two counts of identity... more »
  • Southern University employee arrested for misusing state gas card

    April 4, 2017 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Southern University employee was arrested after police say he misused a state gas card. Deputies arrested 47-year-old Eric Breaud after it was discovered he used his state gas card to purchase fuel for his personal vehicle. According to the arrest report, Breaud checked out a... more »
  • Eight arrested for burglaries, drugs in Tangipahoa Parish

    April 4, 2017 4:12 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Eight people have been arrested in an investigation into multiple home burglaries in Tangipahoa Parish last week. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, the suspects were arrested after three burglaries were reported on Beach Road on Mar. 27. Deputies say several firearms were reported stolen. ... more »
  • Immigration agents round up 153 in South Texas

    April 3, 2017 10:12 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - Federal immigration agents say they have arrested 153 immigrants in South Texas with criminal records or who were living in the country illegally. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday the arrests were part of a 12-day enforcement operation which ended last month. Most of the arrests... more »
  • Baton Rouge chiropractor convicted of tax fraud

    April 3, 2017 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A chiropractor is facing a potential prison sentence after pleading guilty to tax fraud. US Attorney Corey Amundson announced Monday that 61-year-old Steven Angle pled guilty to three counts of fliling false tax returns and one count of endeavoring to interfere with the due administration of... more »
  • Police: man arrested for not completing repair work, not having contractor's license

    March 31, 2017 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested after police say he did not complete work on a home that he was paid more than $1,000 to do and does not have a contractor's license. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 48-year-old Tyrone Fultz for charges of residential... more »
  • LSU PD: three arrested for breaking into Tiger Stadium overnight

    March 31, 2017 2:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police say that three individuals have been arrested for breaking into Tiger Stadium on Friday around 1 a.m. Officers arrested 21-year-old Cade Broussard, 20-year-old Seth Broussard and 22-year-old Frederick Herrera. According to police, the individuals entered through a boarded up window and were attempting to... more »
  • Three arrested after drug bust at Zachary home

    March 30, 2017 4:29 PM

    ZACHARY – The Zachary Police Department arrested three individuals on several drug charges after conducting a month-long investigation. According to the police department, information was received after a traffic stop and a search warrant was obtained for a home located in the 8000 block of Lower Zachary Road. ... more »
  • Man sentenced to life in prison for Denham Springs murder

    March 29, 2017 5:49 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after he was charged with a 2016 murder. According to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux, 25-year-old Brian Allen was charged with killing 24-year-old Derick Stewart in a shooting off of Pete's Highway south of Hwy. 190... more »
  • Mother of suspected Miss. kidnapper arrested

    March 27, 2017 9:42 PM

    BRANDON, Miss. - The mother of a suspected kidnapper has been arrested after police said she aided his crimes. WLBT-TV reports Phyllis Boyd was arrested Monday, hours after police arrested her son, 31-year-old Derrick Antoine Boyd. A U.S. Marshal broke his leg while chasing Derrick Boyd Monday morning as Boyd... more »
  • Man arrested after argument led to stabbing in Geismar

    March 27, 2017 2:34 PM

    ASCENSION – A man has been arrested after police say that an argument led to a stabbing in Geismar on Sunday night. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 29-year-old Robert Gonzales on charges of attempted second degree murder and aggravated assault. According to the sheriff's office, deputies received... more »
  • Man who bound dog's muzzle with tape sentenced to 5 years

    March 25, 2017 6:15 PM

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - A South Carolina man who wrapped electrical tape around a dog's muzzle to stop her from barking has been sentenced to five years in prison. Media outlets report William Dodson's sentence Friday represented the state's maximum for animal cruelty. However, it will run simultaneously with a 15-year... more »
  • Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

    March 25, 2017 3:38 PM

    WINCHESTER, Va. - Police in Virginia have arrested a man who was dressed as comic book villain the Joker and reportedly carrying a sword. Winchester Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Hall said in a news release that the department got several 911 calls Friday afternoon reporting a man made up as... more »
  • Pointe Coupee captain arrested on payroll fraud charges

    March 23, 2017 1:36 PM

    POINTE COUPEE – Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office Captain Adrian Slaughter was arrested on Thursday on payroll fraud and malfeasance in office charges. Attorney General Jeff Landry's office executed the arrest this morning. Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto broke the story last month. That's when the Investigative Unit reported... more »
  • Man accused of attacking neighbor who refused to smoke with him

    March 21, 2017 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies arrested a man after they say he attacked his neighbor for not smoking a cigarette with him. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Ryan Stockstill, 26, was charged with simple battery and home invasion. On Mar. 19 around 9 p.m., deputies responded... more »

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