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  • Man wanted for robbing convenience store

    August 28, 2014 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are investigating the robbery of a convenience store in Baton Rouge. They say on August 26 around 8 p.m., the suspect walked into the Hop-In Chevron Service Station at 2915 Highland Road, grabbed money from the cash register and fled on foot. He was last... more »
  • One arrested in machete attack

    August 27, 2014 3:23 PM

    HOUMA - Police arrested a man after they said he used a machete to attack another man Tuesday, partially severing one of the victim's fingers. Investigators say Dionisio Ramos, 44, allegedly lashed out with a machete when the victim visited the home of Ramos's ex-girlfriend in Terrebonne Parish. ... more »
  • In wake of boss's arrest, "Sons of Guns" canceled

    August 27, 2014 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The popular TV show "Sons of Guns" has effectively been canceled in the wake of the gun boss that was the star of the program being arrested twice on child sex charges. "Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against Will Hayden, we have decided... more »
  • Woman accused of burning child in bath

    August 22, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman after they said she badly scalded a child in her care. Investigators charges Ebony Allen, 28, with cruelty to juveniles after her arrest Thursday. Police said Allen was caring for the child and called 911 to report they'd been burned or... more »
  • Man accused of multiple car break-ins

    August 19, 2014 4:44 PM

    ASCENSION - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he broke into numerous cars in the Geismar area this past July. Deputies accused Tyree Davison,18, of breaking into multiple unlocked cars in two subdivisions and stealing personal items from them. He also faces charges connected to multiple... more »
  • Ascension Parish man arrested for boating hit and run

    August 15, 2014 2:11 PM

    ST. AMANT- A man from Ascension Parish, accused in a boating hit and run in Livingston Parish last month, is now behind bars. This morning, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested Thomas Amorello. Agents say Amorello, of St. Amant, was driving his ski boat on the Amite... more »
  • Police: Woman used dead sister's ID at hospital

    August 13, 2014 4:14 PM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a Slidell woman after they said she used her dead sister's identity to get free medical attention. Detectives said Diondre Jones, 26, checked into Slidell Memorial Hospital under the name of her late sister, Delores Jones. Police said she also gave hospital staff her deceased... more »
  • Accused pastry bandit a no show at council meeting

    August 12, 2014 10:23 PM

    BAKER - Council member John Givens was absent from Tuesday's city council meeting where residents were hoping to share their frustration over his recent arrest with him. Givens faces charges in a bizarre argument at a store , where he is accused of eating a pastry and not paying... more »
  • Man arrested for drugs in Ascension Parish

    August 8, 2014 2:17 PM

    PRARIEVILLE- Detectives in Ascension Parish have arrested a Baton Rouge man for drug possession. Detectives saw a drug deal taking place in a parking lot of a business in Prarieville on Thursday night. They then followed the vehicle down Highway 621, before stopping it. Irwin Mitchell was arrested... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for child porn

    August 2, 2014 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Justice says a Baton Rouge man was arrested on more than 100 counts of watching child pornography. Officials say during their investigation of Lucas Marsh, 33, they were able to download three pictures and videos of prepubescent girls being raped by older... more »
  • Teen accused in rape, robbery and shooting Play Video

    July 28, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims from a Sunday morning of terror in Baton Rouge are recalling what happened to them when they came face to face with Andre Young. Young is accused of raping, robbing and shooting people in Baton Rouge over a four hour window Sunday morning. It... more »
  • School vice principal arrested, accused of sexting student

    July 22, 2014 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A vice principal was placed on paid suspension after being booked into jail on charges of computer aided solicitation of a minor Tuesday. Edwin Chastang, one of the top educators at Southeast Middle School, admitted to police that he exchanged nude photographs with a 15-year-old student. The... more »
  • Trio arrested for sex sale

    July 11, 2014 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Three women face prostitution charges after police say they tried to make a deal with an undercover officer at a luxury hotel. According to arrest records, the group were working out of a hotel on Corporate and using the often sexually filled listing website backpage.com to advertise... more »
  • NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody Play Video

    July 8, 2014 6:03 AM

    NEW YORK CITY - New York City police have found the mother suspected of abandoning a baby at a Manhattan subway station. Police say the 20-year-old woman is being questioned. She was found around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday near 72nd Street and Broadway. No charges were immediately filed. The investigation is... more »
  • Search for missing 12-year-old continues after arrest

    July 2, 2014 8:44 PM

    ST. JAMES- The search for a missing 12-year-old continues in St. James Parish after deputies arrested a man in connection with her disappearance. John D. Celestine, 42, was booked into the parish jail on felony obstruction of justice and reports of missing children; false reports or communications. Deputies said... more »
  • Naughty nanny behind bars

    June 26, 2014 8:10 AM

    LONG ISLAND, NY - A New York nanny was arrested after investigators say she left the toddler she was watching in the car while she went in a store to commit a crime. Witnesses called police after they saw Christine Nunes lock the girl she cares for in a... more »
  • More arrests in prostitution sting

    June 21, 2014 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- More arrests were made in connection with an undercover sting targeting prostitutes. Gabrielle Bell, 26, was arrested after deputies said she took money and planned to have sex with an undercover agent at an area hotel. According to arrest documents, the detective told Bell he would give... more »
  • 18 arrested in prostitution sting Play Video

    June 20, 2014 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Explicit ads for escorts on Backpage.com led authorities to make 18 arrests recently in Baton Rouge. The FBI and other agencies carried out a sting operation at area hotels and homes. Those busted were charged with prostitution, soliciting and promoting prostitution. Authorities caught more than... more »
  • Troopers arrest Lafayette Parish deputies

    June 17, 2014 7:41 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana State Police arrested four former Lafayette Parish deputies Tuesday after investigators said the four admitted to beating up an inmate in his cell. Troopers said two of the deputies at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center beat up a disruptive inmate while two other deputies watched. Investigators... more »
  • State Police: driver speeding before deadly Basin Bridge crash

    June 16, 2014 11:04 PM

    WHISKEY BAY- Investigators said Monday, the driver blamed in a deadly crash where her vehicle toppled over the I-10 Basin Bridge and into the swamp below, was speeding. State Police believe Lois Rudd, 24, was driving too fast when she flipped her SUV and it rolled over the guard... more »
  • WATCH: man, woman rescued after car crashes into bayou Play Video

    June 16, 2014 9:19 PM

    GONZALES- The driver of an SUV was likely impaired when he drove into New River Monday evening, police told WBRZ News 2. The unidentified man and a female passenger had to be rescued by eyewitnesses. In video, captured by someone who saw the incident, a man is seen on... more »
  • 2 arrested in Darrow home burglary

    June 13, 2014 2:43 PM

    DARROW- Two men accused of burglarizing a home in Ascension Parish, are now behind bars. Deputies say 18 year-old Brannon Ellis and 19 year-old Steven Joseph were arrested for burglarizing homes in the Ascension Trace Subdivision in Darrow. A number of stolen items were recovered, including rifles. ... more »
  • Deputies seize 240 pounds of synthetic marijuana in pair of raids Play Video

    June 13, 2014 5:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office seized more than 240 lbs. of synthetic marijuana and arrested four people following a pair of raids. The largest was at the Lotus shop on O'Neal Lane. Deputies found more than 200 lbs. of the synthetic pot at that location... more »
  • Two raids, four arrests in synthetic drug seizures

    June 12, 2014 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies raided two businesses, found synthetic drugs and cash and arrested four people in separate incidents the department said Thursday night. About 218 pounds of synthetic marijuana was found at The Lotus Shop on O'Neal Lane. The owner, Tim Nguyen, also allowed deputies to search his... more »
  • 63-year-old indicted for brother's death

    June 12, 2014 9:59 PM

    AMITE- A 63-year-old woman was indicted for murder by a grand jury in Tangipahoa Parish. Hill was arrested in March for the death of her brother after a bizarre standoff where she called 911 on police officers who were trying to arrest her. The ordeal started when Hill's son... more »
  • 2 arrested for murder in Donaldsonville

    June 11, 2014 2:46 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested two men in connection with the murder of Quincy Nicholas in Donaldsonville. Nicholas was found shot to death in front of his home in December of last year. Sylvester Leblanc, 20, and Barry Diggs, 57, were both charged... more »
  • Man admits to having bad luck, losing store's money at casino

    June 6, 2014 11:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police arrested a man who, they say, admitted to trying to use his gas station's cash as seed money at an area casino. Branchard McClendon told investigators, he was transporting cash from the convenience store he managed to the bank for the nightly deposit but a friend... more »
  • Woman rescued from "severe and disturbing" case of human trafficking

    June 5, 2014 9:12 PM

    AJAX, La.- Details were released Thursday afternoon of what law enforcement agents in central Louisiana called the most severe and disturbing case of human trafficking ever investigated in the region. Three people face charges after an unidentified woman was found attached to a logging chain and a bucket. The... more »
  • Former police lieutenant accused of double dipping

    May 30, 2014 6:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge police lieutenant who retired a few days ago has been arrested and accused of clocking in with the department at the same time he was working off-duty security assignments. 52-year-old Dewayne E. Lee Sr. was booked Thursday on counts of public payroll fraud and... more »
  • Siblings caught on camera stealing from elderly woman Play Video

    May 14, 2014 9:38 AM

    TULSA, OK - A pair of siblings are locked-up in Oklahoma after they were busted on camera trying to steal from en elderly woman. The 82-year-old was approached by Sandra Keel in a grocery store. She says Keel told her that they went to church together and preceeded to... more »
  • Maringouin man arrested for drugs

    May 2, 2014 2:28 PM

    MARINGOUIN- Authorities in Iberville Parish have arrested a man for drugs, after finding over 2 ounces of crack cocaine in Todd Smith's home in Maringouin. The drugs, along with $30,000, a BMW 745i and a Dodge Charger were seized from Smith's home. Smith was arrested for drug possession,... more »
  • Substitute teacher arrested, charged with having sex with student

    May 1, 2014 3:47 AM

    BENTON, La. - The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a substitute teacher accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old student at Parkway High School in Haughton. The sheriff's office says 29-year-old Chelsea A. Alexander, was booked Monday with prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and student. If convicted... more »
  • Five arrested in "purple drank" investigation

    April 25, 2014 11:37 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Five current and former nurses at a Plaquemine health clinic have been arrested, accused of selling fake prescription for drugs used to make "purple drank." "Purple drank" is a slang term for a drug mixture using prescription strength cough syrup. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stasi says... more »
  • Two Eunice police officers arrested

    April 22, 2014 11:48 AM

    EUNICE - Two Eunice police officers were arrested on charges of malfeasance in office, accused of intentionally not responding to a fellow officer in need of assistance. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz says Eunice Police Chief Ronald Dies requested an investigation of officers Jade Weaver and Tayla Fruge... more »
  • Local woman killed in suspected teenage drunk driving crash

    April 21, 2014 10:36 PM

    PINEVILLE- An 18-year-old from Livingston Parish faces charges after a crash in Central Louisiana, State Police said Monday. Trinity J. Sullivan, of Holden, is charged with vehicular homicide and reckless operation. Investigators said they also believe the teenager was impaired when the crash happened just before 3:30 p.m. in... more »
  • Denham Springs man booked with sex crimes

    April 18, 2014 6:26 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children. State police arrested Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr. at his home Wednesday. In a news release, the attorney general's office say Thibodeaux was booked on counts... more »
  • Dangerous child predator arrested in Denham Springs

    April 17, 2014 2:31 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A Denham Springs man accused of multiple sex crimes against children, is now behind bars. Authorities arrested 44 year-old Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr. at his home in the 9200 block of Greystone Drive. Thibodeaux was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail as a fugitive from the... more »
  • Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

    April 17, 2014 7:01 AM

    CROWLEY - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old Crowley man who is accused of stealing crawfish from traps in an Acadia Parish pond. Sheriff Wayne Melancon said Jason Paul Mire faces up to 10 years in prison at hard labor and a fine up to $3,000. Melancon... more »
  • Man arrested in stabbing of 3-month-old

    April 16, 2014 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on charges of stabbing his 3-month-old child and beating the child's mother. Jason Jarreau is facing battery, domestic abuse, and cruelty to juveniles charges. Investigators say the mother told them that Jarreau struck her while she was holding the... more »
  • Man booked for January killing

    April 15, 2014 11:47 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies transferred a man into their jail Tuesday night and charged him with the murder of a man whose body was found in a sugar cane field earlier this year. Mark Roy, 44, was arrested near Lafayette earlier in the day. He is charged with... more »
  • 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport

    April 14, 2014 7:17 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb. LAPD Sgt. Michael Fox said Smith was booked Sunday afternoon. Airport police Sgt. Karla Ortiz... more »
  • Student in Calcasieu arrested for bringing gun to school

    April 11, 2014 12:11 PM

    SULPHUR - Sheriff deputies in Calcasieu Parish have arrested a middle school student for bringing a gun to school. The 14-year-old was arrested Thursday. Officials at W. W. Lewis Middle School in Sulphur say students told the assistant principal about a student who brought a gun to school... more »
  • Man arrested for attempted murder

    April 4, 2014 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested a man on attempted murder charges, accused of stabbing and beating his wife. Police say Trolando Richardson confronted the victim at her apartment complex, pushed her down the stairs and punched her in the face. The victim told police that... more »
  • Accused steroid-pushing coach bonds out of two jails

    April 3, 2014 9:55 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A coach, accused of pushing steroids on at least one high school athlete, bonded out of two jails by Thursday night. Curtis Tsuruda was arrested Tuesday after parents of a Donaldsonville High School athlete reported their son was given steroids. When he talked with deputies, Tsuruda confessed to... more »
  • Deputies: coach wanted to win, pushed steroid use Play Video

    April 1, 2014 10:33 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Investigators believe a coach's hunger to win drove him to give his high school student athlete steroids. Tuesday, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said what happened at Donaldsonville High is no joke. Aphysical education teacher was arrested for distributing steroids to a student. ... more »
  • Donaldsonville High teacher arrested for steroids Play Video

    April 1, 2014 2:40 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A teacher and coach at Donaldsonville High School has been arrested for giving steroids to a student athlete. Curtis Tsuruda served as a strength and conditioning coach at the school since August of 2013. Detectives say Tsuruda had given the student athlete steroids after he led the... more »
  • Two accused of beating woman

    April 1, 2014 12:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after investigators said they beat up a woman in Ascension Parish. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Ashleigh Parker was fighting and arguing with another woman when she called over her boyfriend, 29-year-old Manly Gilley, and the two beat and kicked... more »
  • Man, 60, arrested 16 times Play Video

    March 31, 2014 11:23 PM

    PONCHATOULA- A 60-year-old man was arrested again by police here, marking more than a dozen times officers have had to deal with him for allegedly committing crimes. Andre Mayo was most recently arrested after he was found breaking into a semi parked at a convenience store on East Pine... more »
  • Man arrested for heroin death

    March 28, 2014 2:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge man has been arrested for the death of another man. Police say on February 27, Marc Roussel injected Guy Koontz with heroin. Kootz was found dead inside his home from a heroin overdose. Roussel was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison,... more »
  • 2 more smoke shop owners arrested in Baton Rouge

    March 25, 2014 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two more smoke shop owners in Baton Rouge are now behind bars. Police have arrested Demond Eames and Bruce Moore, who own the Fun Smoke Shop on Plank Road, as well as the Fun Time Novelties Smoke Shop on Hewwood Avenue. Both men were booked into... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested for molesting children

    March 20, 2014 3:09 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Authorities in Ascension Parish have arrested a man on four counts of molestation of a juvenile. Detectives say 42 year-old John Ramsey, of Prairieville, touched the juveniles inappropriately over the past few months in his home. They say most of the time, it happened during sleepovers he... more »
  • Same trooper arrests driver for 7th offense DWI

    March 18, 2014 10:50 PM

    CLINTON- A 30-year-old man faces his seventh DWI charge after a Louisiana State Police trooper arrested him, again. James Earl Haynes, Jr. was booked Monday night into the East Feliciana Parish Jail. Details of the arrest were released late Tuesday. The trooper who detained him had previously stopped... more »
  • Four arrested after deputies find drugs growing in front yard

    March 18, 2014 10:32 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- A sawed off shot gun, a handgun and a bunch of drugs led to the arrest of four people in Ascension Parish this week. Deputies said there was two pounds of marijuana inside a house on County Drive and four weed plants growing in the front yard, too.... more »
  • Mom arrested after teachers witness beating

    March 14, 2014 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A mother faces charges after school administrators told an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy she beat her child in front of them. Akilah Finley, 32, faces cruelty to a juvenile charges. According to her arrest report, witnesses saw her smash her son's head into a... more »
  • Soldier caught with bag of pot released to military

    March 14, 2014 10:27 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A member of the United States Army was released from the West Baton Rouge Parish Prison to military police Friday. Sgt. Horace Brown , 30, had been in jail since he was arrested for carrying 23 pounds of marijuana in a duffel bag. Authorities said they found... more »
  • Mayoral candidate faces animal cruelty charges Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:52 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Mayoral candidate Larry Bell is out of jail after he was arrested for one count of animal cruelty recently. Four of Larry Bell's horses were taken by West Baton Rouge Animal Control almost two weeks ago. Richard Summers with WBAC says this is an ongoing problem... more »
  • Man arrested for rape in Baton Rouge

    March 14, 2014 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of raping a four year-old girl in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Police say 46 year-old Troy Lee had sex with the victim, while the two were in the bathroom of a home Lee was visiting. Lee was booked into the East... more »
  • Port Allen mayoral candidate arrested

    March 13, 2014 9:57 PM

    PORT ALLEN- One of five people vying to be the city's next mayor was booked into jail on an outstanding warrant. Larry Bell was arrested on a cruelty to animals charge by Port Allen Police. Details about the alleged crime were not released. The mayoral election is set... more »
  • Student talks about incident that got teacher arrested Play Video

    March 13, 2014 8:12 PM

    BAKER - A mom is concerned about where her son will attend school after a teacher was arrested for "yanking" him by his clothes. "I don't even want him to go back to school," said mom Charity Schofield. "I don't want him back there because I feel like what... more »
  • News 2 questions lead to BR firefighter's arrest Play Video

    March 11, 2014 4:19 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The president of the Baton Rouge Firefighters Association was arrested Tuesday when the WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit discovered he had an active warrant out for his arrest. State Police arrested Shane Jeremy Spillman on March 1 for second offense DWI and improper lane usage. Booking records... more »
  • Man arrested for battery, threat of arson

    March 11, 2014 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been arrested for threatening to burn down his mother's house after a fight with his fiancee. Police say Richard Farris was at his mother's house at 1102 Roundtree in Baton Rouge when he became violent and started breaking things. The fiancee told... more »
  • Investigators: man arrested for writing fraudulent insurance quotes

    February 28, 2014 11:37 PM

    SORRENTO- An insurance quote for the town's police force was fraudulent and the man who wrote it was arrested, according to an arrest warrant obtained by WBRZ News 2 Friday. Henry Beard, Jr. faces acts prohibited charges. Investigators said he kept doing insurance work, illegally, after he lost his... more »
  • Bail bondsman arrested for illegally firing gun

    February 28, 2014 2:51 PM

    PAINCOURTVILLE- A bail bondsman has been arrested in Assumption Parish, after authorities say he illegally fired his weapon. Deputies say Tyrone Williams, owner of Tyrone Bail Bond Service, was running down a fugitive that was wanted in Lafourche Parish for Contempt of Court and Issuing Worthless Checks. They... more »
  • Man arrested for trying to kill girlfriend's unborn child

    February 27, 2014 3:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man after investigators said he tried to kill his girlfriend's unborn child. Deputies accused 18-year-old Darrell Johnson of attempted second degree feticide and domestic abuse battery charges. Investigators said on Feb. 20 Johnson and his girlfriend, who was seven months pregnant,... more »
  • Brothers arrested for synthetic marijuana in Livingston Parish

    February 27, 2014 2:39 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Detectives in Livingston Parish have arrested two men for synthetic marijuana. Gerald Fisher and John Fisher, who are brothers, were arrested after synthetic marijuana and several firearms were found inside their home in the 32000 block of Nikki Drive in Denham Springs. Detectives say one of... more »
  • Man arrested for shooting in French Settlement

    February 27, 2014 2:22 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Authorities have arrested a man accused in a shooting Wednesday night in Livingston Parish. Deputies say Robert Higgens shot another man after the two got into an argument at Higgens' home in the 18000 block of La Trace Road in French Settlement. The victim was taken... more »
  • Mother, sister of accused killer arrested Play Video

    February 24, 2014 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives have arrested two individuals in connection with the shooting death of Patrick Williams in Baton Rouge last week. Colodiuse Bowie and Jameeka Bowie, the mother and sister of the accused shooter Devon Bowie, have both been charged with obstruction of justice. Devon Bowie is accused... more »
  • Deputies concerned about suspect's close proximity to kids

    February 17, 2014 8:25 PM

    KENTWOOD- A former band instructor at Kentwood High School bonded out of jail Monday as deputies said they are looking for evidence of any active molestation Kenneth Dillon may have been involved in. Dillon, 64, was arrested Friday morning on child pornography charges. ActionNews17.com reported Monday, Dillon had... more »
  • Reports: area band instructor arrested for child porn

    February 14, 2014 9:27 PM

    KENTWOOD- The high school band instructor for the town's high school faces child pornography charges. Kenneth Dillon, 64, was arrested by Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's deputies after a search of his house Friday morning. Deputies said they found sexually explicit images of children, including a video where an 8-year-old is... more »
  • Sheriff releases details of deputy's arrest

    February 14, 2014 5:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- The Livingston Parish Sheriff's office said it fired and arrested a man who worked as a deputy at the parish jail. Leo Barthelemy, Jr. is charged with malfeasance in office/tampering with evidence and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities after an incident at his house on... more »
  • Mom arrested after child eats crack cocaine crumbs

    February 12, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 33-year-old mother faces charges after she admitted to police her child likely ate crack cocaine from coke crumbs on the floor following her high. Keisha Strudivant was arrested when the child was taken to an area hospital and doctors said the boy showed signs of cocaine... more »
  • Driver of pot RV busted with $500,000 load

    February 7, 2014 10:52 PM

    GROSSE TETE- Sheriff's deputies in Iberville Parish arrested a man driving an RV through the region loaded with marijuana. A spokesperson said the man was from California and carrying 100 pounds of high grade, hydroponic weed. He was pulled over around midnight on I-10 early Friday morning. A... more »
  • Police: woman's home invasion story was a ruse

    February 7, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police said a woman cooked a rouse about a home invasion, sold it to investigators and hoped to getaway with it but failed. After Jackie Bridgers was featured in television reports where she told reporters she, her child, and her roommate where attacked by three guys inside... more »
  • Man arrested for trying to climb White House fence

    February 7, 2014 2:47 PM

    WASHINGTON- Authorities say a man has been arrested trying to climb over a fence at the White House. The Secret Service says the unidentified man was apprehended before he could get over the fence. He had two bags with him and authorities are waiting for the Washington police... more »
  • 7 arrested, weapons and drugs seized in BRAVE raids Play Video

    February 7, 2014 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A number of law enforcement agencies are taking the next step to get rid of group-related violence in East Baton Rouge Parish. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, along with the Baton Rouge Police Department, State Police and the East Baton Rouge District Office executed a number... more »
  • Boyfriend arrested after girlfriend's deadly heroin overdose

    February 3, 2014 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police arrested a 30-year-old man and charged him with murder in connection with his girlfriend's deadly overdose late last year. Brandon Eirick, 30, was arrested Monday on second degree murder charges in the death of Leah Hutchinson, 31. Police said the pair were found in a car,... more »
  • Accused murderer busted a year after killing

    January 31, 2014 11:19 PM

    HAMMOND- An elaborate takedown got an accused murderer locked up after being on the run for over a year Friday. Hammond Police said they received a tip that Terry Landry, 20, was in Metairie. Landry was wanted in connection with the murder of Raphael Garrison at an apartment near... more »
  • Woman arrested numerous times for "huffing"

    January 30, 2014 10:29 PM

    ZACHARY- Police said they have arrested a woman numerous times for huffing a compressed gas substance while operating a vehicle. Angela Gipson, 34, was most recently arrested Thursday afternoon after she ran a red light, according to a police report obtained by WBRZ News 2. The officer wrote... more »
  • BRPD officer arrested for DWI

    January 24, 2014 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An off-duty Baton Rouge Police officer possibly involved an overnight two-vehicle crash, has been arrested for DWI. It happened around 3:40 a.m. on I-12 eastbound near the Sherwood Forest exit. Police say Steven Woodring was headed east in his personal vehicle, when another car lost control... more »
  • Chief arrested on theft, malfeasance charges

    January 23, 2014 3:30 PM

    BRUSLY- The town's police chief surrendered to deputies in West Baton Rouge on charges of theft and malfeasance in office. The arrest stems from an investigation that alleged Chief Jamie Whaley had been using a city credit card to put fuel in his personal vehicle for the past year.... more »

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