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  • Father calls for police after son admits to armed robbery

    January 26, 2018 7:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A father tipped off police after his son admitted to committing a robbery. Abdullah Elayan, 26, was arrested and charged with the armed robbery of the Beta Wireless Cellular Marketplace on Muriel Avenue. The victim told authorities two unknown men entered the business shortly before... more »
  • Two arrested for armed robbery in motel parking lot

    January 25, 2018 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Two people have been booked on multiple charges after a man was robbed and beaten in a motel parking lot. On Jan. 19, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Motel 6 on Regier Road when they saw a vehicle flee the... more »
  • Man sneaks into local restaurant, robs employees & customers at gunpoint Play Video

    January 18, 2018 10:56 AM

    GONZALES- Police have released photographs of the man who held up a restaurant Tuesday evening. The man got into Albasha Greek and Lebanese Restaurant on Hwy. 30 through an unlocked back door, police said. Authorities say the man robbed the business and the patrons at gunpoint. Police say... more »
  • Second robbery in two days reported at LSU Play Video

    January 11, 2018 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE- For the second time in two days, another armed robbery has been reported on LSU's campus. Students got an emergency text this morning at 2:05 a.m. The armed robbery was reported at Blake Hall. The text advised students to stay away from the area. Authorities say... more »
  • LSU police release photos of masked suspects in Wednesday armed robbery Play Video

    January 10, 2018 6:58 AM

    UPDATE: Police have released photos of three suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred near an LSU dormitory Wednesday morning. Anyone with information that may lead to the identity of the subjects is encouraged to call LSU Police immediately at 225-578-3231, or you may... more »
  • Suspect arrested in string of overnight gas station armed robberies Play Video

    December 13, 2017 12:20 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – Multiple sheriff's departments are searching for suspects in a string of armed robberies overnight. UPDATE: Brandon Washington, an out-of-towner, is facing one count of armed robbery in Iberville related to a string of armed robberies last week; Agencies from St. John and Ascension are expected to arrest... more »
  • Slidell Police searching for armed robbery suspect Play Video

    August 22, 2017 4:00 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities in Slidell are looking to identify the man who robbed a cash checking business Tuesday morning.  According to the Slidell Police Department, the armed robbery took place at an Advance America around 10:30 a.m.  Witnesses say the man entered the building, pulled out a fire arm... more »
  • Robbery suspect threatened to shoot cashier in overnight hold up

    June 19, 2017 12:00 PM

    AMITE – Sheriff's deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a truck stop along the St. Helena-Tangipahoa parish line Monday morning. A person in a black Dodge Ram walked into the Tall Timber Truck stop on La. 16 and threatened the employee with a gun. Deputies said the person... 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 »
  • Casino employee held at knifepoint in robbery

    May 11, 2017 3:26 PM

    DUSON – Police in Duscon are asking for the public’s help to identify two people who robbed a casino at gunpoint last weekend. According to the Duscon Police department, an unidentified black male and black female robbed “a local business” around 3:30 p.m. Saturday May 6. KATC reports that... more »
  • Police: Two arrested for armed robbery at Baker gas station

    April 24, 2017 9:44 AM

    BAKER – Police say two men were arrested after robbing two customers at a Baker gas station over the weekend. Brandon Dunbar and Andrew Washington were both charged with felony counts of armed robbery Sunday. They were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. According to the... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery, simple burglary

    April 12, 2017 9:09 AM

    GONZALES – Police in Gonzales are looking for a man wanted for armed robbery robbery and simple burglary. Police say Devontia Thompson, AKA “Jelly Roll” is believed to be in the Baton Rouge or Ascension Parish areas. He is wanted for two separate incidents in the Gonzales area. ... more »
  • Deputies searching for suspect in early morning Circle K robbery

    April 5, 2017 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for the man who robbed a Circle K on Siegen Lane early Wednesday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sherriff’s Office, the crime happened in the 6600 block of Siegen Lane around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators say a clerk went outside... 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 »
  • Police looking for suspect in gas station robbery spree

    March 14, 2017 7:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Detectives are trying to identify the man accused of robbing several Circle K stores across Baton Rouge earlier this week. According to Baton Rouge Police, the first robbery happened around 11:30 p.m. Sunday at 3373 Florida Blvd. location. The second crime happened at 2959 College Drive... 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 »
  • Baton Rouge woman accused of robbing man during drug sale

    February 24, 2017 9:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a Baton Rouge woman faces armed robbery charges after they say she robbed a man during a drug deal in October. On Oct. 8, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's investigators report that a man said he was robbed at gunpoint at a home on Mariner... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Five Mid-City businesses robbed, gun pointed at owner's head Play Video

    December 29, 2016 12:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A store owner in a flourishing part of town said she's lucky to be alive after facing off with an armed robber. Maria Saia peeled out of her parking lot at Anthony's Italian Deli Friday night as a gunman gave chase. "It's very scary, that we're even... more »
  • Two wanted for truck stop casino robbery in St. Helena Parish

    December 23, 2016 2:53 PM

    AMITE CITY – Deputies in St. Helena Parish say two men are wanted for robbing a casino at gunpoint Thursday night. The incident happened around 8:18 p.m. at Tall Timbers Truck Stop on Highway 16 near Amite City. Investigators say two armed suspects entered the casino fully masked and... more »
  • BRPD: suspects claim to be police in armed robbery

    December 21, 2016 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say they are investigating an armed robbery that happened on Burbank Drive sometime before Tuesday morning. Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Sgt. Don Coppola said that officers responded to an armed robbery call 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at 5959 Burbank Drive. However, investigators say the crime was... 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 »
  • Business' employees come face to face with robber's gun Monday morning

    November 28, 2016 3:21 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police are trying to find the person who stuck a gun in the face of employees at a business on South Range Monday morning. Security video clearly shows the scary moment at least one worker was face to face with the gun. The Denham Springs Police... 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 »
  • Third suspect arrested in murder at event rental hall

    October 31, 2016 5:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The third suspect in a murder at the Renaissance Center earlier this month was arrested after being identified by other suspects. Alvin Donahue, 19, was booked into jail on murder charges. Investigators said Donahue was the one that fired the shots, killing Youlanda Hunter. Already, Marquise... more »
  • Two men wanted for Brightside Drive Circle K armed robbery

    October 28, 2016 4:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two men are on the run after robbing a Circle K on Brightside Drive early Friday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, the two men entered the store wearing bandanna masks and brandishing a handgun. The men grabbed money from the register and fled on foot.... more »
  • Teen robbed at gunpoint at Cottages Apartment complex

    October 21, 2016 3:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 17-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint Friday morning after meeting a man and taking him back to her apartment near LSU, police said. According to Baton Rouge Police, the crime happened around midnight Friday morning at the Cottages apartment complex on Ben Hur Road. ... more »
  • Man on the run after robbing Gonzales auto parts store

    October 14, 2016 12:03 PM

    GONZALES – Deputies in Ascension Parish are searching for a Baton Rouge man who robbed an Advance Auto Parts store in Gonzales Thursday. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the robbery happened at the Advanced Auto Parts on Highway 44 just before 9 p.m. Chief Deputy Bobby... 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 »
  • 5 arrested after Essen Lane convenience store holdup

    August 31, 2016 2:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Five suspects believed to be behind a pair of armed robberies were arrested during a traffic stop on Tuesday. 18-year-old Terry Joseph, 21-year-old Alvin Rogers, 18-year-old Kailia Scott, 19-year-old Signy Ragas and 25-year-old Roidaniell Williams were all booked on armed robbery charges. Deputies said two... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery of Dollar General on S. Harrell's Ferry Road

    August 10, 2016 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for the armed robbery of the Dollar General in the 16000 block of S. Harrell's Ferry Road. Around 9:40 p.m. a man entered the store with a silver and black pistol. The manager was... more »
  • Detective reveals new details of deadly Raising Cane's robbery

    August 9, 2016 10:19 AM

    GRETNA - A Kenner Police detective unleashed new and graphic details about the events of the morning when Raising Cane’s store manager Taylor Friloux was stabbed to death at a Monday preliminary hearing in a Gretna courtroom. WWL-TV reported that Detective Brad Ricke described how surveillance cameras captured one... more »
  • BPRD looks to ID suspect in Tuesday morning armed robbery

    August 2, 2016 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking to identify a man behind the armed robbery of a Government Street convenience store that happened in the early morning hours of Tuesday. Police said a male suspect entered the business, located in the 5300 block of Government Street, at around 2:45 a.m.... more »
  • 2 suspects wanted in armed robbery of Circle K

    August 1, 2016 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives say they've identified one of two suspects believed to be behind the Sunday morning armed robbery of a Highland Road convenience store. Baton Rouge Police said the crime happened at the Circle K in the 5300 block of Highland Road at its intersection with Lee... more »
  • Typo leads to suspect's release In Lafourche Parish

    July 20, 2016 9:27 AM

    THIBODAUX - Authorities say a typographical error caused the release of an armed robbery suspect on a lower bond. The Daily Comet reports Lafourche sheriff's deputies took 24-year-old Brent LeBouef (luh-BUF'), of Houma, back into custody Monday. LeBouef was set for trial this week in state District Judge Christopher Boudreaux's... more »
  • Police locate girl, 13, sought in Raising Cane's armed robbery, murder

    July 5, 2016 5:13 PM

    KENNER - A female passenger who was wanted in connection with a deadly armed robbery at a Raising Cane's on Williams Boulevard has been located. Friday, a 13-year-old girl, accompanied by her parents, turned herself in to police. The girl said she was the female passenger inside the suspect... more »
  • Fourth suspect arrested in murder of Raising Cane's shift manager

    July 1, 2016 10:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Raising Cane’s shift manager during an armed robbery, WWL reports. Kenner Police identified Ariana Yanni Runner, 22, of Reserve as the fourth suspect. Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser said the third... more »
  • Raising Cane's manager stabbed to death - what we know

    June 30, 2016 10:03 AM

    KENNER - Police in Kenner say they’ve arrested a second suspect and have a third possible suspect in for questioning in the stabbing death of a Raising Cane’s shift manager early Wednesday morning. The stabbing happened at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when a former employee of the restaurant reportedly stabbed... more »
  • Tulane: Med student shot, wounded in Haiti armed robbery

    June 26, 2016 3:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tulane University says one of its medical students is recovering after being shot and wounded during an armed robbery in Haiti. Marc Kahn from the university's medical school said in a statement Friday that the student was shot in the hand and chest in Port au Prince... 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 leads police on high-speed chase

    June 13, 2016 11:57 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police said a man was arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened earlier this year after he led officers on a high-speed chase through Terrebonne Parish. 49-year-old Cristopher Smith was booked on charges of armed robbery, aggravated flight from an officer, possession of alcoholic beverages... more »
  • Accused armed robber snagged after victim finds him on Facebook Play Video

    May 26, 2016 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of armed robbery after he told the victim his full name and was subsequently identified via his Facebook profile. 28-year-old Robert Connor, of Denham Springs, was booked on an armed robbery charge after he was taken into BRPD custody. The... more »
  • BRPD searching for suspect in Highland gas station armed robbery

    May 25, 2016 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify a man accused of robbing a gas station on Highland Road. The incident happened at the Chevron Station in the 2900 block of Highland Road Tuesday night around 10: 15 p.m. According to BRPD, the suspect walked into the store... more »
  • Final suspect arrested in Port Allen home invasion

    May 23, 2016 3:51 PM

    PORT ALLEN - The final suspect wanted in connection with a Port Allen home invasion that happened last Wednesday has been arrested, according to authorities. Sheriff’s deputies in West Baton Rouge Parish say 17-year-old Darius Bell was arrested early Monday afternoon before he was booked on a felony charge... more »
  • 2 men robbed at gunpoint over 35 cents

    May 4, 2016 2:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating an armed robbery of two men where the bandit walked away with 35 cents. The robbery happened early Wednesday morning in the city's Carrollton area. Police said in a news release a 33-year-old man and a 29-year-old man were robbed... more »
  • Police searching for suspects in armed robbery on Jennifer Jean Dr. Play Video

    April 26, 2016 10:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An armed robbery occurred Tuesday morning in a Tiger Land neighborhood where two suspects got away with a yellow Suzuki dirt bike. The incident took place in the 700 block of Jennifer Jean Drive around 6 a.m. where shots were fired, but no one was injured, according to... more »
  • Deputies searching for man who robbed Metro PCS at gunpoint

    April 23, 2016 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a Metro PCS on Coursey Blvd at gunpoint Saturday. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the business with a silver pistol concealed in his pocket. He then brandished the weapon... more »
  • Zachary High student arrested for armed robbery on campus

    April 15, 2016 12:46 PM

    ZACHARY - The Zachary Police Department arrested an 18-year-old for the armed robbery of a Zachary High School student Thursday. The police received a call from Zachary High School that a student was robbed at gunpoint around 2:45 p.m. Thursday. The student did not know the suspect’s name, but said... more »
  • IPSO: Man arrested for Burger King armed robbery

    March 22, 2016 2:13 PM

    IBERVILLE - Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 25-year-old Corey Williams responsible for the armed robbery of a Burger King on Monday night. According to the sheriff’s office, an employee of the Burger King called 911 on Monday around 2:30 a.m. to report the robbery as it was in progress. Deputies... more »
  • BRPD: Police seeking suspect for armed robbery of Circle K on Florida Blvd.

    March 17, 2016 5:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify and locate a suspect believed to be responsible for an armed robbery that occurred at the Circle K located at 12567 Florida Blvd. The incident occurred on Saturday, Mar. 12 around 10 p.m. when the suspect entered the business... more »
  • BRPD: Searching for Sallys Beauty Supply armed robbery suspect

    March 15, 2016 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a suspect responsible for robbery at Sally’s Beauty Supply in the 6200 block of Plank Road. According to police, the incident occurred early Tuesday morning at around 8:45 a.m. when the suspect entered the business demanding money. The suspect... more »
  • EBRSO: Man robbed at gunpoint after he accepted offered ride home

    March 3, 2016 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in EBR Parish say they arrested a woman after a victim came forward to say she was part of a group that robbed him at gunpoint when they offered him a ride home from the convenience store. 24-year-old Kecia Farley was booked on a... more »
  • Police: Boston robbery suspects were all wearing GPS devices

    February 12, 2016 11:59 AM

    BOSTON - It didn't take Boston police long to track down three suspects in an armed convenience store robbery. Authorities say the men were all wearing court-ordered GPS devices for unrelated cases, which placed them inside the Dorchester store and allowed investigators to track them to an apartment a block... more »
  • Pair wanted in Terrebonne Parish armed robbery

    February 5, 2016 11:42 AM

    SCHRIEVER - Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for a pair of suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Schriever that happened on Monday night. 34-year-old Sara Longnecker and 30-year-old Jordy Smith, both of Thibodaux, are wanted for armed robbery with a firearm. Deputies said... more »
  • 3 arrested in connection with Assumption Parish armed robbery

    February 4, 2016 12:57 PM

    BAYOU L’OURSE - Sheriff’s deputies in Assumption Parish say they arrested two men and a woman during a traffic stop after they were able to be connected to an armed robbery that place in Bayou L’Ourse on Tuesday. Deputies said they responded to an armed robbery call at around... more »
  • 1 injured by gunfire during N. Ardenwood Street armed robbery

    January 1, 2016 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was shot at the scene of an armed robbery at a North Ardenwood Drive apartment complex Friday morning. EMS confirmed that one victim was taken from the scene with a gunshot wound to the forearm to an area hospital after they were found near... more »
  • Two WBRSO deputies suspended after work release investigation Play Video

    December 22, 2015 12:10 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Two West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies were suspended without pay Tuesday after an internal investigation showed they did not follow protocol when three work release inmates escaped recently. The names of the deputies were not released. One deputy was suspended for one day, the other... more »
  • Acadia Parish man charged for armed robbery with crowbar

    December 20, 2015 3:53 PM

    NEW IBERIA – Deputies have charged an Acadia Parish man for stealing a cash register from a business in New Iberia Sunday morning. Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal said 45-year-old George Tyler Morgan was charged with one count of robbery. Sunday morning deputies responded to an armed robbery... more »

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