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  • Police arrest alleged carjacking suspect after high-speed chase in Los Angeles

    July 19, 2017 6:02 PM

    LOS ANGELES – Police in Los Angeles arrested a man, who is an alleged armed carjacking suspect, after engaging in a high-speed car chase on Wednesday. According to ABC 7, an ABC affiliate in Los Angeles, the car police were in pursuit of reached speeds of more than... more »
  • 1 armed robber killed in shootout at Johannesburg airport

    July 1, 2017 11:16 AM

    JOHANNESBURG - Authorities at Johannesburg's main international airport say an armed robber has been killed in a shootout and another has been arrested after they held up security guards in the cargo area. The management of O.R. Tambo International Airport says the shootout with police and security guards... more »
  • Suspect flees in stolen vehicle after stabbing at Dollar Tree

    June 21, 2017 7:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a reported stabbing that occurred at a Dollar Tree store Wednesday. Police arrived on the scene after receiving reports of an armed robbery at the Dollar Tree in the 7100 block of Florida Boulevard late Wednesday afternoon. During the... 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 »
  • EBRSO: Man threatens woman with knife in Target parking lot

    May 6, 2017 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say a man wearing a bandana and brandishing a knife threatened a woman in a Target parking lot Friday afternoon. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, a woman was at the Target on Siegen Lane when a man wearing a bandana pulled out... more »
  • Thief caught on camera after break-in at gated community Play Video

    April 23, 2017 11:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Homeowners in Baton Rouge caught video of a bold thief casing their residence with security cameras in plain sight. Angela Allen's home security camera caught the suspect in the act. "We got all our high definition camera and we assumed that we would be safe,"... more »
  • Bad-luck suspect arrested after failed robbery and car wreck

    March 20, 2017 5:49 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Police and witnesses say just about everything went wrong for a woman when she tried to rob a bar. Barbara Boyd, manager at Linda's Lounge in Lake Charles, says the woman came in early Saturday, carrying what appeared to be a rifle and demanded money. When the... more »
  • 20-year-old arrested for armed robbery at Baton Rouge bowling alley

    March 4, 2017 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested after he allegedly stole another man's vehicle at gunpoint at a bowling alley Thursday evening. The incident occurred at a bowling alley parking lot located at 9829 Airline Hwy. near Old Hammond Hwy. According to arrest records, on March 2 around... more »
  • Armed robber gives up, pays for item instead

    February 27, 2017 2:13 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man after he attempted to rob a store Sunday morning. According to the Sheriff's office, 35-year-old Homer John of Breaux Bridge attempted to rob a store on Henderson Highway with a firearm around 8 a.m. When the clerk... more »
  • EBRSO investigating armed robbery at Coursey Blvd. gas station

    February 8, 2017 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a Coursey Blvd. gas station. An EBRSO spokesperson says a Shell gas station in the 11000 block of Coursey Blvd. near Sherwood Forest Boulevard was robbed just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Two black... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery of Cash Cow on Coursey Boulevard

    February 6, 2017 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a man who robbed the Cash Cow business in the 14000 block of Coursey Boulevard. The incident occurred on Feb. 4 around 2:30 p.m. According to the sheriff's office, the man entered the business, asked about cash... more »
  • Man arrested for robbing Verizon store twice, stole $44,000 worth of phones

    January 24, 2017 6:01 PM

    ASCENSION – Ascension Parish detectives arrested a man who robbed a Verizon Wireless store in Prairieville twice last year. Deputies arrested 39-year-old Howard Julian III for two counts of armed robbery and two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The store was robbed on... more »
  • Man and store clerk arrested for staging armed robbery of Circle K

    January 20, 2017 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man and store clerk have been arrested for staging an armed robbery of the Circle K on Perkins Road. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 22-year-old Jordan Jenkins for armed robbery. On Jan. 16, deputies responded to the Circle K in the 18000... more »
  • North Texas police officer killed, suspect later found dead

    January 17, 2017 10:19 PM

    LITTLE ELM, Texas - A police detective has died after being shot while answering a report of an armed man outside a house in a suburban Dallas neighborhood. Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison says Detective Jerry Walker died Tuesday night at a Denton hospital hours after the shooting. Fire... more »
  • Police release scary images of hotel holdup; victims tied up, robbed

    January 10, 2017 1:30 PM

    HAMMOND - Two victims were robbed at gunpoint and left tied up in their hotel room at the La Quinta Inn & Suites at 42126 Veterans Avenue Monday morning. Three suspects entered the room and held the victims at gunpoint before binding their wrists with zipties and covering their... more »
  • 74-year-old Texas grandmother thwarts off armed intruder

    January 4, 2017 3:46 PM

    BOWIE COUNTY – A 74-year-old Texas grandmother thwarted off an armed intruder in her home on Sunday night. A man wearing a mask and gloves broke into 74-year-old Rebbie Roberson's home in Bowie County, Texas, CNN reported . "When I started to get up, he was in here... more »
  • One suspect in convenience store robbery turns himself in

    January 2, 2017 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of the suspects in a Monday robbery has turned himself in, according to police. Police arrested Carlos Mejia in connect to a robbery at the Tortilleria Concenience Store at 13869 Florida Blvd. The armed robbery occurred around 7:30 p.m. Monday evening. According to BRPD,... more »
  • Sheriff's office: Man fatally shot after lunging at deputies

    December 31, 2016 2:10 PM

    LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. - Authorities say a sheriff's deputy fatally shot a South Florida man who was armed with a knife. In a statement, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Teri Barbera said deputies were called to the Loxahatchee home early Saturday about a man threatening family members with a knife.... more »
  • Brew-Bacher's employee arrested for planning robbery

    December 30, 2016 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department has made a second arrest following an attempted armed robbery on Tuesday at Brew-Bacher's restaurant. Police charged 21-year-old Camron Long, an employee of the restaurant, for attempted armed robbery after admitting to planning out the crime. Police previously arrested 22-year-old... more »
  • Convicted felon wanted for armed robbery in Donaldsonville arrested

    December 30, 2016 11:32 AM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a convicted felon wanted for an armed robbery of a convenient store on Highway 1 South. Deputies arrested 26-year-old Terrance Richard for armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, two counts of possession of a... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery at Exxon on Highland Road

    November 30, 2016 2:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are looking for a man who is accused of robbing the Exxon Station in the 8000 block of Highland Road. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday when the man walked into the store while armed with a gun and demanded... more »
  • Zachary man arrested for attempted murder after shooting victim during armed robbery

    November 27, 2016 2:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Zachary man was arrested after robbing a victim at gunpoint and shooting him once, according to police. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said on Nov. 26, just before 7 a.m., authorities were called to Southpark Dr. to investigate a shooting that had occurred.... more »
  • APSO still searching for 'armed and dangerous' burglary suspect, brother arrested

    October 18, 2016 3:35 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for multiple burglaries in the area. The suspect has been identified as Eric Troquille. Deputies began searching for Troquille near the Dutchtown Lane and Highway 74 area Tuesday afternoon where he and another suspect, 18-year-old Devin Troquille,... more »
  • String of armed robberies, burglaries in Tigerland area over the weekend Play Video

    October 3, 2016 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A string of crimes committed in the Tigerland area over the weekend have police investigating to determine if the cases are connected. The list of crimes, including two armed robberies, left one LSU student with seven stitches after being robbed at gun point. That student, Hunter... more »
  • Armed man tries to steal Pineville ambulance

    June 29, 2016 2:28 PM

    PINEVILLE - Police say a man armed with a gun tried to steal an ambulance in Pineville Wednesday morning. According to Pineville Police, 43-year-old Christopher Farque tried to steal a vehicle that had pulled over on US 167 due to a flat tire around 5 a.m. Wednesday. The victims... more »
  • Man arrested for armed robbery is habitual offender

    June 20, 2016 9:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Investigative Unit has learned a man arrested Monday for an armed robbery that occurred in May should have been in prison. Police arrested Roland King, Jr. and charged him in the armed robbery of the Chevron Station on Highland Road in Old South Baton Rouge... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested after being identified by his mom

    March 21, 2016 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man arrested for an armed robbery at a Circle K in Baton Rouge earlier this month was busted after being identified by his own mother. Tevin Gunter, 24, is charged with armed robbery. Investigators released surveillance video from the incident at a Circle K... more »
  • California inmates escape, likely armed

    January 24, 2016 1:14 PM

    ORANGE COUNTY, Ca. - Officials say the three inmates who escaped from a Southern California maximum-security jail should be considered armed and dangerous. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said at a Sunday news conference that members of the public should not approach the men if they are spotted. Local and... more »
  • Armed group calls meeting to talk with Oregon community

    January 12, 2016 4:15 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The armed activists occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon plan to hold a community meeting this week to explain themselves and inform residents when they'll leave. The Oregonian reports that a leader of the anti-government group told reporters on Tuesday that the meeting will be... more »
  • Three accused of stealing dirt bikes at gunpoint

    December 11, 2015 1:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused three teens of stealing dirt bikes at gunpoint from people riding them at a BREC park this past summer. Baton Rouge Police arrested Kendale Cryer and Decory Andrews this week on charges stemming from the June 11 theft. Police previously arrested Timotheus Bowie on... more »
  • 'Armed, dangerous' suspects named in pizza robbery

    October 15, 2015 2:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the names of two people wanted in connection with the armed robbery and shooting of a pizza delivery driver recently in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said 17-year-old Charlie Ivery and 17-year-old Kendell Allen are wanted for attempted first degree murder and armed robbery.... more »
  • Man accused of raping woman at gunpoint Play Video

    October 6, 2015 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a registered sex offender of raping a woman at gunpoint recently in Baton Rouge. Officers charged 23-year-old Lilforest King with aggravated rape, armed robbery, kidnapping and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Investigators said on Sept. 29 King went up to... more »
  • 13-year-old arrested for armed robbery

    August 23, 2015 7:53 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 13-year-old was arrested four minutes after allegedly grabbing cash from a man's hand and pointing a realistic BB pistol at him. A news release says the 53-year-old victim told investigators a boy on a bicycle snatched $30 about 11:20 a.m. Sunday in eastern New... more »
  • Restaurant worker talks about being held up Play Video

    August 21, 2015 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Baton Rouge Subway early Friday morning. Detectives said an armed man walked into the Subway at 127 State Street around 7:30 a.m. and demanded money. After grabbing the cash police said the man also stole an employee's vehicle,... more »
  • Two arrested following SWAT situation

    August 19, 2015 9:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were arrested and charged with an assortment of armed robbery and burglary charges following a SWAT situation in Baton Rouge Wednesday afternoon. Kellea Duncan and a man were arrested following a three hour standoff with East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies on Monet Dr., off... more »
  • Two arrested, three wanted in jewelry store heist

    August 12, 2015 2:01 PM

    GONZALES – Police arrested two men and said three other suspects are at large Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of a Gonzales jewelry store last month. Louisiana State Police arrested one suspect, 21-year-old Jacquendes Octave of Harvey, early Wednesday morning. Authorities in Georgia also arrested Casey Johnson,... more »
  • Veteran guarding military recruiting center in Baton Rouge Play Video

    July 22, 2015 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A disabled veteran is voluntarily standing guard at a U.S. Navy Recruiting Station. Steven Castellano says he's been standing, armed outside the recruiting center on Siegen Lane since Tuesday because of what happened in Chattanooga, Tennessee, last week . A military recruiting center was shot up... more »
  • Video: store owner tied up, robbed at gunpoint Play Video

    September 16, 2014 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A convenience store owner says he was frightened for his life after a man threatened to shoot him, tied him up and took off with several thousand dollars. Around 7:45 p.m. Monday, video surveillance shows a man walking into the Country Corner store on Perkins Road in... more »
  • Deputies: Man armed and dangerous on the run in Livingston Parish

    May 10, 2014 8:57 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Deputies say a man is on the loose in Livingston Parish and is considered armed and dangerous. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies are searching in the Dunn, Lockhart and Linder Road areas of Denham Springs for, suspected shooter, Jason Wesley Holcombe. Holcombe is a white male, approximately 24-years-old,... more »

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