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  • 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 »
  • Police: Man "armed" with potato in robbery attempt

    April 22, 2014 2:45 PM

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business. The man entered a convenience store Monday with a potato and shouted: "Give me the money." A police report says the store manager chased him off... more »
  • Navy wins Armed Forces Bowl 24-6 over MTSU

    December 30, 2013 2:19 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas- Keenan Reynolds ran for two more touchdowns and Navy won for only the second time its last seven bowl games, beating Middle Tennessee State 24-6 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Monday. Reynolds had a 3-yard score to cap the opening drive for Navy (9-4), and added... more »
  • Robbery suspect shot by police expected to survive Play Video

    August 19, 2013 12:24 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators said an armed robbery suspect shot in a confrontation with Gonzales Police is in critical but stable condition, and expected to survive. Sgt. Steven Nethken said Daniel West, 33, was shot through the neck Sunday night by Sgt. Gary Ferrari, an 11-year veteran of the force,... more »
  • Police searching for armed daiquiri shop robber

    August 15, 2013 2:47 PM

    GONZALES - Police said they're looking for an armed man who robbed a daiquiri shop in Gonzales this week. Investigators said it happened around 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at New Orleans Daiquiri on Airline Highway and Church Point Road. Police said an armed man wearing a hooded sweater and... more »
  • Police kill armed 14-year-old boy on NYC street

    August 4, 2013 12:11 PM

    NEW YORK - Police say an officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a New York City street after he refused to drop his gun and pointed it at them. Shaaliver Douse died of a single gunshot to his jaw after the confrontation early Sunday in the Melrose section... more »
  • Ark. AG: Schools can't arm teachers, staff

    August 1, 2013 3:54 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' attorney general says school districts can't use a state law to employ teachers and staff as licensed, armed security guards on campus. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Thursday said in an opinion issued by his office that the Arkansas board of Private Investigators and Private... more »
  • Masked man sought in armed robbery near LSU

    July 18, 2013 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help finding an armed man who they said attacked someone near the campus this week and stole their cell phone. Capt. Cory Lalonde said it happened Wednesday morning on Highland near Nicholson Extension. They said the victim was walking along... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar robber

    July 17, 2013 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual seen on surveillance cameras robbing a Family Dollar Store. The store at 6832 Florida Blvd was robbed on July 13 around 6:50pm. Police say the suspect walked into the store, demanded money from the employee while... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested

    July 16, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a pair of armed robberies in Baton Rouge. Police say Edwin Harvey walked into Mom's Seafood on July 7 and Quality Deli on July 9 with a handgun and demanded money. Both businesses are located on North... more »
  • BRPD: Robber chased off by store clerk Play Video

    June 5, 2013 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos today of a man they said robbed or tried to rob three convenience stores overnight in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly said the man had a gun when he robbed three stores around Alvin Dark, Highland Road and Nicholson Avenue, but a clerk... more »
  • Couple sought after armed robbery at LSU

    May 21, 2013 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police released surveillance photos today of a couple sought in connection with an armed robbery at the LSU campus. Investigators said the couple were using a card reported stolen in an armed robbery on April 27. Police said three juveniles were arrested in connection with... more »
  • Three sought in two separate armed robberies

    May 9, 2013 3:49 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help solving a pair of armed robberies in Ascension Parish this week. Spokesperson Allison Hudson with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the robberies happened Wednesday on S. Sammy Avenue, one in the morning and the other that night. Hudson... more »
  • Man accused of armed robbery in Donaldsonville

    May 7, 2013 2:22 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities in Ascension Parish arrested a Donaldsonville man on suspicion of armed robbery. Deputies said 18-year-old Casey Harris robbed a man of $15 at gunpoint on Monday. When deputies arrived Harris took off on foot, but was later caught. Deputies said they also found on Harris... more »
  • LSU Police arrest three teens after armed robbery

    April 29, 2013 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested three juveniles after an armed robbery this weekend. Sgt. Kevin Scott said police arrested two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old after they found them with the stolen property shortly after the crime was reported Saturday night. Scott said LSU Police responded to Dalrymple... more »
  • Baker police arrest suspect in Popeye's robbery

    April 3, 2013 11:41 AM

    BAKER - Police arrested 19-year-old Laurance Kevin Scott Wilson in connection with an armed robbery of a Popeye's Fried Chicken restaurant in Baker. The robbery took place on March 9 at the Popeye's located at 1940 Main Street. Police say two black men entered the restaurant and took... more »
  • Teachers' group blasts recommendation for armed staff

    April 2, 2013 1:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - The American Federation of Teachers is denouncing a suggestion that schools train selected staff to carry weapons, and that each school should have at least one armed security officer. The head of the teachers' group calls the idea a "cruel hoax" that won't protect children and schools.... more »
  • Priest attacked in attempted armed robbery

    March 18, 2013 12:35 PM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish authorities say two men who tried to rob a Metairie church hit a priest with a crowbar when he couldn't open up a safe. Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, tells The Times-Picayune the unidentified priest suffered minor injuries Sunday night and... more »
  • Pair sought in 2010 West Baton Rouge murder

    March 15, 2013 4:54 PM

    ADDIS - Sheriff's investigators released photos today of two men sought in connection with a 2010 murder in West Baton Rouge Parish. Col. Richie Johnson with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said they're looking for Karl Howard and Corey Knox, and the pair should be considered armed and... more »
  • Deputies: woman said she had weapon in hold-up

    March 11, 2013 11:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies investigated an attempted armed robbery Monday evening. A spokesperson said a woman told people inside the Cold Stone Creamery at Towne Center she was armed. Investigators said the woman had her face covered and was caught behind the store. The crime is still under... more »
  • 2 armed men carjack Sewerage & Water Board truck

    January 3, 2013 3:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are looking for two men who carjacked a Sewerage and Water Board truck. Police say the men demanded the keys at gunpoint about noon Thursday from three sewerage board employees who were working in the back of the truck. Nobody was hurt. The truck... more »

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