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  • Family: Nick Tullier's wound has 'significantly' reopened

    April 24, 2017 12:15 PM

    HOUSTON – The family of a deputy recovering after being ambushed in July says one of his wounds has "significantly" reopened. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputy Nick Tullier was shot three times, once in the head, abdomen and shoulder, in a police ambush on Airline Highway last year. He... more »
  • Report: car crashes into canal after officer involved shooting in Jefferson Parish

    April 4, 2017 4:08 PM

    TERRYTOWN – Deputies say a car crashed into a ditch after fleeing the scene of an officer involved shooting in Jefferson Parish, local media reports. According to WWLTV, the crash happened on Wright and Cedarwood avenues. JPSO said deputies felt threatened by two men in a Honda Accord parked... more »
  • Armed robber leads authorities on car chase, attacks officer

    April 2, 2017 9:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man for armed robbery after he led authorities on a car chase and attacked an officer Sunday. Deputies arrested 27-year-old Tramaine Wells after he robbed a man of his phone and wallet at gunpoint and led officers on a dangerous chase through Baton... more »
  • Memorial fund established for fallen EBRSO deputy

    March 27, 2017 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A memorial fund has been established in honor of an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy who was fatally shot on Mar. 18. Lt. Shawn Anderson was killed outside of a business on O'Neal Lane while he was investigating a reported rape. A struggle ensued between the... more »
  • Community remembers fallen EBRSO Lt. Shawn Anderson Play Video

    March 23, 2017 8:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The funeral for an East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot over the weekend took place Thursday. Lt. Shawn Anderson, 43, was shot and killed Saturday outside of an O’Neal Lane business near I-12. Anderson was responding to the scene in reference to a... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Livingston deputy ignores three court subpoenas, held in contempt Play Video

    March 22, 2017 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 19th Judicial District Court Judge in Baton Rouge held a Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputy in contempt of court after the deputy missed three court hearings that he received subpoenas for. Deputy Nick Locicero skipped out on a trial and two contempt hearings to determine why he missed... more »
  • Slain EBRSO deputy Sergeant helped many during flood Play Video

    March 21, 2017 7:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A slain East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy touched many lives behind the scenes during the August flood. Sergeant Shawn Anderson helped a local non-profit organization, Line-2-Line. The organization was started by veteran EMS workers, who saw a need for first responders and their families. Anderson... more »
  • Funeral arrangements; processional route set for slain EBRSO deputy

    March 21, 2017 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Funeral arrangements are set for an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy who was killed on Saturday. Sergeant Shawn Anderson was killed outside of an O'Neal Lane hair salon while he was investigating a reported rape. He struggled with another man and was shot. Visitation will... more »
  • BR deputy constables buy man bicycle to get to work

    March 17, 2017 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two Baton Rouge deputy constables gave a man a bicycle who had been walking to and from work. Deputies initially stopped the man after he was issued a warrant last week. The man told deputies that he had the money to pay his outstanding warrant but... more »
  • Jury selected for Marksville deputy charged with 6-year-old's death

    March 16, 2017 7:02 PM

    MARKSVILLE – A jury has been selected for the trial of a Marksville deputy who is charged with murder following the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy. Jury selection began Monday morning for Derrick Stafford's trial in Marksville, where he and another city marshal fired at a car after... more »
  • WATCH: Deputy saves jet skiers seconds before cruise ship hits them

    March 13, 2017 9:21 AM

    PORT CANAVERAL - A Port Canaveral harbor pilot and a sheriff's deputy teamed up to rescue two spring breakers on a jet ski as a Carnival Cruise ship moved toward them. A cruise ship passenger captured the rescue on video as Brevard County Sheriff's Deputy Taner Primmer pulled the women... more »
  • Video shows more progress in Deputy Nick Tullier's recovery

    March 12, 2017 11:20 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - A new video posted Sunday shows more progress in Deputy Nick Tullier's slow recovery. The video, posted by Tullier's girlfriend, shows the deputy lifting himself up with his forearms without any assistance. Deputy Tullier was shot and injured in an ambush in July on... more »
  • NOPD recruit arrested for domestic abuse

    March 5, 2017 8:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The NOPD has placed a recruit under emergency suspension after he was arrested for domestic abuse battery. According to WWLTV , Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested 29-year-old Justin Hammonds in River Ridge Sunday morning. The Sheriff's Office said Hammonds' 28-year-old wife reported her husband was... more »
  • Man accused of kidnapping arrested after Mississippi police chase

    March 5, 2017 3:15 PM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Authorities say a man accused of kidnapping has been arrested after allegedly shooting at a deputy during a high-speed chase in southeast Mississippi. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells local news media that suspect Terrell Lee Johnson was a passenger of an SUV when he shot at... more »
  • Deputy injured in motorcycle crash on Hooper Road

    March 3, 2017 1:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputy on a motorcycle was involved in a crash on Friday afternoon. The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. on Hooper Road at Foster Drive. Authorities say that a car pulled out in front of the deputy's motorcycle. The deputy was... more »
  • Man who tased EBR deputies Wednesday recently avoided arrest in Judge Mike Erwin's courtroom Play Video

    March 1, 2017 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man suspected of armed robbery wrestled a taser from two East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies Wednesday morning, firing it at them. Jeremy Blouin, 21 years-old of Baton Rouge, also allegedly punched the deputies before being shot in the Piccadilly parking lot on Essen Lane. He was... more »
  • Former Ascension deputy arrested for battery

    February 14, 2017 6:55 PM

    ASCENSION – A former Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested for simple battery on Tuesday afternoon. The Gonzales Police Department reported the arrest of 34-year-old James Atkins, II for one count of simple battery. The arrest is a result of an investigation following a report taken by Gonzales... more »
  • Mississippi 'Back the Badge' bill passes House after emotional debate

    February 8, 2017 10:04 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi House has voted to triple the penalties for committing violence against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency responders. The 85-31 vote came Wednesday only after several black representatives talked about how they or their loved ones had been racially profiled or treated harshly by the... more »
  • Georgia deputy inhales liquid nitrogen while rescuing woman

    February 6, 2017 8:14 AM

    AUGUSTA - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy in east Georgia has died after inhaling liquid nitrogen while trying to save a worker at a sperm bank in Augusta. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that 57-year-old Sgt. Greg Meagher died Sunday after inhaling a chemical substance. Augusta... more »
  • Man arrested for going to work drunk, threatening arresting deputy

    January 31, 2017 1:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested for showing up to his workplace drunk and threatening the deputy that arrested him. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 38-year-old Jason Hayes for charges of disturbing the peace and remaining at a place after forbidden. The incident occurred on... more »
  • Sheriff: Suspect shot during undercover drug operation

    January 24, 2017 9:17 PM

    STUART, Fla. - Authorities say a central Florida deputy shot and wounded a man during an undercover narcotics operation. Local media organizations say the shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon in a hotel parking lot off Interstate 95 near Stuart. Martin County Sheriff William Snyder says the shooting appeared to be in... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested for impersonating a police officer Play Video

    January 23, 2017 5:50 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Police have arrested a man for impersonating a law enforcement officer after he pulled over another vehicle Saturday night. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Van Broussard Road in reference to a suspicious person complaint Sunday night. They learned that 28-year-old Christopher Rodriguez of Prairieville was... more »
  • Armed robbery ends in gunfire outside Tracy Avenue home

    January 20, 2017 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was hurt after robbery ended in gunfire on Tracey Avenue Friday night. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Friday night in front of a home on Tracey Avenue. Victims say a dark... more »
  • Deputy suspended over leaked airport shooting video

    January 10, 2017 8:24 PM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Authorities say a deputy assigned to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has been suspended as part of an investigation into leaked surveillance video from last week's fatal shooting. The Broward Sheriff's Office informed Deputy Michael Dingman in a letter Tuesday he was being suspended with pay indefinitely... more »
  • Deputy killed responding to manhunt identified

    January 9, 2017 8:43 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Authorities have identified the Orange County Sheriff's Office deputy who was killed in a motorcycle crash when responding to a massive manhunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police sergeant. The sheriff's office said Monday that he is 35-year-old Deputy First Class Norman... more »
  • Injured Deputy Tullier writes birthday note to mother

    December 29, 2016 2:38 PM

    HOUSTON – Injured East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy Nick Tullier was able to write his mother a handwritten letter for her birthday, according to his dad. “The best birthday present Mary could get,” James Tullier shared on his public Facebook page Wednesday. “This was written today by Nick with... more »
  • Fire destroys Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies' home

    December 28, 2016 10:06 AM

    ARCOLA - A fire burned to the ground the home of two Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies, killing three pets and destroying three vehicles in the process. The New Orleans Advocate reports the fire happened late Monday at Capt. Don Alexander's home on La. 10 east of Arcola. His wife, Jeannie,... more »
  • Deputy dies when personal car goes into San Antonio sinkhole

    December 5, 2016 6:22 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - Officials say an off-duty sheriff's deputy has died and two other people hurt when two vehicles plunged into a water-filled sinkhole in San Antonio, Texas. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Monday identified the victim as 69-year-old Deputy Dora Linda Nishihara, who was a courthouse bailiff. A... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy shot in Metairie, shooter fatally shot by JPSO

    December 3, 2016 1:40 PM

    METAIRIE - A Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputy was shot and wounded Saturday in Metairie, according to WWL-TV . The deputy was reportedly shot in the leg, according to WWL-TV. A JPSO SWAT unit was deployed to search for the shooter, WWL-TV said. JPSO said a K-9 led them... more »
  • Woman wanted after hitting, dragging deputy with car

    November 17, 2016 10:09 AM

    CHALMETTE – St. Bernard Parish deputies are searching for a woman who is wanted for allegedly hitting a deputy with her car and dragging him several feet. WBRZ's sister station, WWL , reports that 40-year-old Antoinette Jacobs of New Orleans is wanted for attempted murder of a sheriff's deputy.... more »
  • EBRSO deputy awarded medal for dispatcher role in ambush Play Video

    November 9, 2016 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A deputy has been awarded a medal for her role as a dispatcher in the July 17 shooting that killed three officers and injured three others. Telecommunicator deputy Sindreka Williams of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was assigned to the radio channel as a dispatcher... more »
  • Louisiana deputy kills man who points gun at him

    November 3, 2016 10:26 AM

    HOUMA - Louisiana authorities say sheriff's deputy killed a man who shot himself in the chest and then pointed a gun at the officer. The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office identified the man as 59-year-old Wilton Henry, of Houma. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said in a news release the deputy responded to... more »
  • Man killed after shooting at Livingston deputy Play Video

    October 12, 2016 10:56 AM

    LIVINGSTON - Police located and shot a man who was wanted by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office for shooting at a deputy during an early morning traffic stop. The sheriff's office was searching for 31-year-old Blaine Justin Beason after a deputy tried to stop him while driving near the... more »
  • East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's deputy involved in vehicle crash

    October 1, 2016 12:20 PM

    EAST FELICIANA PARISH - An East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's deputy was involved in an auto accident Friday night according to the East Feliciana Crime Watch Facebook page . The name of the deputy was not released in the post. The deputy was on duty at the time of the... more »
  • Funeral services set for slain deputy, daughter

    October 1, 2016 11:28 AM

    BRUSLY - Funeral services are scheduled for a West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy and her daughter who were killed following an argument with a neighbor outside their home in Glynn. Visitation for 42-year-old Donna LeBlanc, and 20-year-old Carli LeBlanc, will be from 9 a.m. until services at 2 p.m.... more »
  • WBR Sheriff's Office remembers slain deputy and daughter Play Video

    September 28, 2016 6:29 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was solemn Wednesday, just one day after Corporal Donna LeBlanc and her daughter were shot and killed. "Donna believed in the badge, she wore the badge, she took pride in the badge," Mike Cazes, West Baton Rouge Sheriff, said.... more »
  • Deputy claims self-defense in 6-year-old's fatal shooting

    September 23, 2016 11:20 AM

    MARKSVILLE - A deputy city marshal charged with murder after a police body camera recorded him shooting a 6-year-old boy is asking a Louisiana judge to throw out his indictment, saying he acted in self-defense by opening fire on a car driven by the boy's father. A court filing by... more »
  • Prosecutors: Deputy hurt others before 6-year-old boy's fatal shooting

    September 20, 2016 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - At a trial for one of two deputy city marshals charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy, jurors could hear testimony that the officer used excessive force on people who posed no threat. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office argued in a court... more »
  • Dallas Police officer returns home to Baton Rouge for officers' funerals Play Video

    July 26, 2016 12:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of law enforcement officers from out of town made their way to Baton Rouge over the past week to pay their respects to the three officers killed in an ambush earlier this month. Among that group was Dallas Police Department officer Chris Langlois who has... more »
  • Pedestrian struck by deputy's vehicle in Plaquemine

    July 23, 2016 10:54 PM

    CORRECTION: A previous version of the story said the incident happened near a Burger King in Plaquemine. Stassi corrected the location to Mike's Club Sunday afternoon. PLAQUEMINE – A woman was struck by an Iberville Sheriff’s vehicle and is in stable condition Sunday afternoon, according to Iberville Parish Sheriff’s... more »
  • WATCH: Wounded deputy greeted with hero's welcome home Thursday afternoon Play Video

    July 21, 2016 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Bruce Simmons was released from the hospital Thursday and arrived home to a hero's welcome from neighbors, law enforcement and area firefighters. Simmons survived an ambush on Baton Rouge Police and other sheriff's deputies Sunday. A gunman killed three officers... more »
  • Police: La. sheriff's deputy fatally shoots stabbing suspect

    July 3, 2016 8:04 PM

    NEW IBERIA - State police say a south Louisiana sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who came at him with a knife after a standoff. Master Trooper Brooks David says the shooting occurred about 1:30 a.m. Sunday in New Iberia, which is about 115 miles west of New Orleans.... more »
  • Sheriff's lieutenant accused of soliciting for prostitution

    July 2, 2016 3:07 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - A Rapides Parish sheriff's lieutenant has been fired after he was charged with soliciting for prostitution. Sheriff William Earl Hilton said he fired Stacy Bender on Friday. Bender faces six counts of malfeasance in office, two counts of solicitation for prostitution, inciting prostitution, obstruction of justice and two... more »
  • 2 teens arrested for lying about man in deputy shooting

    June 25, 2016 5:06 PM

    MONROE - Two teenagers have been arrested for lying about the location of a man that investigators say shot two Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office deputies. The sheriff's office Friday arrested two 17-year-olds, Domonique L. Dean and Rodricus T. Shaw, on accessory-after-the-fact charges. Investigators say they called police during a manhunt... more »
  • Sheriff: Texts show suspect in deputy death plotting crimes

    June 24, 2016 6:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana sheriff says cellphone text message evidence shows the suspect in a deputy's shooting death had been plotting other crimes. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand read texts laced with street slang and profanity from the phone of suspect Jerman Neveaux during a Friday news conference. Neveaux... more »
  • Man admits killing deputy to escape death penalty

    June 24, 2016 9:20 AM

    ABBEVILLE - One of two Louisiana men facing the death penalty in the 2014 killing of a sheriff's deputy will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty. Thursday's guilty plea by 22-year-old Quintylan Richard came on the second anniversary of Vermilion Parish Deputy Allen Bares Jr.'s... more »
  • Louisiana sheriff calls deputy's death 'cold-blooded murder'

    June 23, 2016 12:01 PM

    HARVEY - A law enforcement spokesman says the man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy faces four charges including first degree murder. A spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, John Fortunato, said 19-year-old Jerman Neveaux was released from a New Orleans hospital early Thursday morning and taken to jail... more »
  • Jefferson Parish deputy killed identified, suspect in custody

    June 22, 2016 2:25 PM

    HARVEY - Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office confirms an officer shot multiple times Wednesday afternoon in Harvey, La has died. The sheriff's deputy shot to death on a busy suburban New Orleans street has been identified as 51-year-old David F. Michel Jr. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's spokesman Col. John Fortunato said... more »
  • Former deputy accused of sex with 14-year-old bonds out Play Video

    June 20, 2016 10:47 AM

    GONZALES - A former Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputy bonded out Monday after a judge set his bond at $125,000 following his arrest late last week when he was accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl while on the job. Investigators said William Lanoux met the teen on a... more »
  • Sheriff discusses rape allegations against deputy Play Video

    June 14, 2016 7:18 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley commented on the arrest of one of his deputies on malfeasance in office and 1st degree rape charges. According to a press release, the incident happened while he was on the job. William Lanoux, 31, was booked into Ascension Parish jail on... more »
  • Canadian woman attacks deputy at Bayou Country Superfest Play Video

    June 1, 2016 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Sheriff’s Office arrested a Canadian woman Friday after they say she attacked a deputy at Bayou Country SuperFest inside Tiger Stadium. According to arrest documents, event goers complained that 34-year-old Veronique Bourgault from Quebec, Canada, was making inappropriate sexual gestures while sitting on a man’s... more »
  • Victim of Kindletree Drive shooting dies Play Video

    May 18, 2016 9:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was killed after a shooting Wednesday night on Kindletree Drive, off Jefferson Highway. It left the neighbors in the upscale Round Oak subdivision tense. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Jesse Trejos, 20, was pronounced dead at a local hospital... more »
  • Bossier Parish deputy, former Tiger leaves department to join pro baseball team

    April 28, 2016 4:38 PM

    BOSSIER PARISH - The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office bid farewell to a deputy who has signed a contract to become a professional baseball player. Thursday was Randy Ziegler's final day on the job. He's headed to Nebraska to play for the Lincoln Saltdogs, a minor league team of the... more »
  • Deadly fight in jail over a blanket; inmate charged with murder

    February 18, 2016 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight between inmates at the parish jail killed one man. In new information released Thursday morning, deputies said Tyrin Colbert,17, was strangled by Kermitrius Thomas,17, Wednesday evening. Colbert was found unresponsive in his cell during a routine check and was taken to the hospital where... more »
  • More details emerge about officer-involved shooting near Batchelor that left 1 dead Play Video

    February 15, 2016 6:14 PM

    INNIS - Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s deputies are releasing more details about an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead near Batchelor Monday afternoon. The Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office says a deputy pulled 40-year-old Mario Celestino over in connection with an alleged kidnapping at around 4 p.m. After stopping his... more »
  • Iberville Parish deputy arrested, fired after argument with wife turns physical

    January 27, 2016 2:56 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office reports a deputy was arrested last Sunday after a domestic violence incident involving his wife. The sheriff’s office says Deputy John Gaudet was booked on charges of domestic abuse battery on the same day as the fight. According to the Iberville... 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 »
  • Victim identified in deadly Coy Avenue shooting

    January 9, 2016 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a 28-year-old woman was shot and killed Saturday night in the southern portion of East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said Kourtney Thomas died in the shooting, which happened just before 9 p.m. in the 8600 block of Coy Ave. near the intersection of... more »
  • JPSO says deputies shot, injured suspect who hit them with car

    January 5, 2016 1:18 PM

    MARRERO, La. - Authorities said Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a suspect who hit one of the deputies with a stolen vehicle in Marrero. Col. John Fortunato said in a news release that Equan Anderson suffered a gunshot wound to the back and a graze wound to his... more »

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