March 14, 2014 8:04 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University police have arrested three students accused in an attempted armed robbery and home invasion on campus in late February. Police booked 18-year-old Jaleel Bridges, of DeQuincy; 20-year-old Rodney Briggs, of Kentwood; and 19-year-old Deylan Jones, of Mesquite, Texas, on counts of attempted armed robbery and... more »
March 3, 2014 12:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after officers said he robbed two people and fled from police with three children in his vehicle.
Officers accused Michael Kirklin, 31, on suspicion of aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, resisting an officer, child desertion, and drug possession.
According to... more »
February 27, 2014 1:18 PM
LAPLACE - The suspected shooter in the robbery and murder at LaPlace feed store surrendered to U. S. Marshals this afternoon.
Charles McQuarter III, 22, faces charges of armed robbery, first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. McQuarter's surrender came about 12 hours after Dracier Dewey, 22, turned... more »
February 27, 2014 6:53 AM
LAPLACE - According to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, one man involved in an armed robbery and murder surrendered Wednesday night, but the accused gunman is still on the run.
22-year-old Dracier Dewey (left) was arrested and charged with armed robbery, principal to first degree murder... more »
February 18, 2014 1:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police filed more robbery charges Tuesday against two of three suspects in the armed robbery of a Baton Rouge pizza place.
Investigators said Demarcus Mathews and Terrance Venson were also involved in other recent business robberies around East Baton Rouge Parish.
Police said Mathews was... more »
February 17, 2014 10:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested three men after they said the trio robbed a pizza place in Baton Rouge Sunday night.
Detectives arrested Jeremy Ford, 23; Terrance Venson, 20; and Demarcus Mathews, 19.
Investigators said the three armed men went into the Papa John's at 257 Lee Drive... more »
February 13, 2014 4:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man who was held up at gunpoint Wednesday in the store he owns didn't think he was going to survive.
"I saw death, yes I did," Munther Hamideh said.
Hamideh owns "The Real Deal" clothing store on Plank Road. He opened the store in... more »
February 13, 2014 9:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a business on Plank Rd. Wednesday night.
Police say the pulled out a handgun as the clerk rang up his merchandise at Real Deal. He demanded money before witnesses saw him drive away in a dark-colored SUV.... more »
February 12, 2014 2:49 PM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help finding an armed robber accused of holding up a Baton Rouge bakery.
Police said the robbery happened around 10:55 a.m. at the Sugar Belle on Plank Road. They said a man armed with a handgun came into the store, demanded... more »
February 6, 2014 11:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect after an incident Wednesday night.
The victim says a man approached him with a handgun and took his wallet and phone. The robbery took place near Aster St. just north of the West Campus Apartments.
The... more »
January 23, 2014 11:48 AM
BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in the crash that killed a man while three armed robbery suspects were fleeing from police.
Baton Rouge Police have charged 17-year-old Melvin Morgan with armed robbery, aggravated flight, hit and run, and manslaughter.
The crash took place Monday night,... more »
January 23, 2014 9:48 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for two men that broke into an apartment complex robbing two men at gun point, and forcing one to jump out a window.
Police caught a third man, Hayward Howard, 27, when they say he was running from the scene. Howard was booked... more »
January 9, 2014 3:29 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released descriptions Thursday of two people they said were involved in an armed robbery at a Baton Rouge store this week.
Cpl. Don Coppola said a man armed with a gun robbed 1st Choice Home Home Furnishings on Airline Highway Wednesday night, while a second... more »
December 10, 2013 5:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the identity of an armed robbery suspect who they said shot at pursuing officers in Baton Rouge recently.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Willie Bernard Vinning, 28, is wanted for attempted first degree murder of a police officer and armed robbery.
McKneely said Vinning,... more »
December 9, 2013 5:44 PM
ETHEL - Sheriff's deputies in East Feliciana Parish arrested two men Monday after an armed robbery and high-speed chase ended in a crash.
Deputies arrested Mark Lee of Zachary and Devin Isadore of Baton Rouge, booking both on two counts of armed robbery. Lee also faced charges of aggravated... more »
December 2, 2013 4:34 PM
VILLE PLATTE - Police continue to investigate a robbery attempt that left the robber dead. Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue says Malcolm Wilson entered the front door of a home with a gun about 1 a.m. Sunday, intending to rob the occupants. A man in the house fought Wilson... more »
October 29, 2013 3:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old accused of robbing a Baton Rouge business at gunpoint is now behind bars.
Police say on Sept. 30, Bianca Shelton walked into High Styles Fashion on Plank Road armed with a handgun and demanded cash.
Investigators said an employee of the business gave... more »
October 25, 2013 5:10 PM
HAMMOND - A suspect in a Roseland armed robbery was arrested yesterday in Hammond after a car chase. A man knocked on the victim's door about 2:30 pm. When the victim opened the door, the man took his wallet at gunpoint and left in a black Cadillac Deville.
About... more »
October 21, 2013 5:54 PM
GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested five people they said broke into a Gonzales home and claimed to be police, then robbed and shot the person living there.
Major Kevin Hanna with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said 26-year-old Kristen Theriot, 52-year-old Bryan Richard, 38-year-old Shalen Theriot, 35-year-old Mickey Comeaux,... more »
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 »
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 »
July 8, 2013 10:17 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police at LSU released pictures of people they want to talk to related to an armed robbery on campus recently.
Police said the victim was robbed near West Campus Apartments on June 29th. Among the items that were stolen, was a credit card.
Investigators said the... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
March 11, 2013 7:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - Officers are looking for a man who robbed a donut shop at gunpoint around 5:30am Monday. Police say the man, wearing a gray hoodie and jeans, walked into Mike's Donut Shop on Jefferson Hwy. with a handgun and demanded money from an employee. He took off on... more »
February 25, 2013 10:14 AM
BATON ROUGE - A 20-year-old faces charges for allegedly beating an elderly man and robbing him at gunpoint.
Court documents say Jamarcus Alexander hit the man in the head with a handgun before stealing $300 from him.
The victim, who is disabled, told police he knew Alexander.
... more »
February 14, 2013 7:19 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man accused of stealing expensive Champagne and thousands of dollars from a gas station has been arrested after authorities say he returned to the store a few hours after the crime. Marvin Davis was booked with armed robbery after police arrested him at around... more »
January 10, 2013 12:42 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after he tried to rob a convenience store with a cattle prod but was thwarted by a clerk with a gun. The Leon County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Lance Tomberlin went into a store just outside Tallahassee on... more »
January 3, 2013 9:47 PM
BATON ROUGE- Deputies are looking for two men who robbed people with a gun at a popular shopping center late Wednesday night.
According to investigators, the pair approached people getting into their vehicles in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart on College Drive. One of the men had a... more »
December 23, 2012 1:35 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating an armed robbery at Hobby Lobby on College Drive last night.
Police say the suspect walked into the business around 8:35 p.m. wearing a red bandana and a black hooded sweatshirt with light blue sleeves.
After taking an undisclosed amount... more »
December 14, 2012 5:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery south of the LSU campus early this morning.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Baton Rouge Police, with the assistance of LSU Police, arrested Jasmine Williams, 24, and Justin Pierson, 24, of Brusly today.
McKneely said the... more »
December 13, 2012 9:36 PM
BATON ROUGE- Two people have been arrested, accused of a string of armed robberies- including one where people were shot.
Khristian George and Diondre Handy, both 19-years-old, were picked-up by Baton Rouge Police. The pair face charges for several robberies in the Tigerland area.
"In most of the... more »
December 12, 2012 11:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two armed men after they said the pair robbed a smoke shop near the LSU campus.
Lt. Don Kelly said officers arrested Darren Douglas Brown, 19, and Christian Rasha Lamotte, 22, after stopping their vehicle and finding evidence from the robbery inside.
Kelly... more »
November 15, 2012 5:45 PM
BATON ROUGE- A pregnant woman who was slammed to the ground and then dragged by her hair during an armed robbery is recovering after police made speedy work to arrest the accused criminal.
Baton Rouge Police arrested Jarvis Jack, 21, during a raid on his home yesterday afternoon and... more »
August 2, 2012 6:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police spent the afternoon searching for two men who broke into a home in the Worthington Estates subdivision.
A woman who lived there said she was taking a nap when someone knocked on the front door, but by the time she got up to check it,... more »
July 31, 2012 4:19 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos and asked the public for help finding an armed robber who used Craigslist to set up his crime.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said it happened on July 13 around 3 p.m. at 10389 Airline Highway. He said the victim contacted someone they thought... more »
June 13, 2012 4:09 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police released more photos of women they want to question in connection with an armed robbery on the university campus.
Capt. Cory Lalonde said the night of May 29, a man with a gun robbed a student near Pleasant Hall on Highland Road. Later, surveillance... more »
June 4, 2012 3:05 PM
A Pearl River man, along with his father and girlfriend, are under arrest after being accused in an Armed Robbery and Carjacking in St. Tammany Parish over the weekend.
Slidell Police say late Friday evening, 17 year-old Jollynne Corter flagged down a car after appearing to be in distress.... more »
March 30, 2012 7:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police issued a warrant Friday for a man they believe inadvertently put his armed robbery accomplice on life support.
Ahmad Beauchamp, 23, of 2950 Linwood Dr. is wanted for second degree murder and attempted armed robbery.
Police say a 30-year-old was sitting in his car's... more »
March 26, 2012 11:17 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested an employee of a fast food restaurant that was robbed Friday afternoon.
Police say Shakeria Clay, 19, left the door of Raising Cane's at Government Street open so two men could rob it.
The two men, one armed with a handgun, entered the... more »
March 24, 2012 10:29 AM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man wanted for a local slaying is in custody in Sacramento, California after a Jan. 14 drug deal-turned-armed robbery that left one of his relatives dead. Baton Rouge police spokesman Cpl. L'Jean McKneely says the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, acting Friday on a tip,... more »
January 9, 2012 5:22 PM
WALKER - An early morning robbery at a motel Monday has Police on the look out for a suspect who witnesses say fled on foot.
Police are looking for a black male with a dark complexion, in his mid to late '20s, approximately 5' 8" weighing about 160 -... more »
January 6, 2012 1:31 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSUPD sent out an emergency text to LSU students around 1:15 a.m. Friday morning to warn them of an armed robbery near the North Gates of LSU.
Police say the robbery took place on the corner of Chimes and Highland Road.
They are looking for... more »
December 23, 2011 5:55 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are searching for two men responsible for an armed robbery that left one man severely injured.
The incident took place Friday just after 2:00 a.m. in the 3000 block of North Acadian Thruway East.
The 20-year-old victim told police the gunmen shot... more »
December 9, 2011 4:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who hit a gas station early Wednesday morning.
Authorities say the suspect walked into a convenience store on Airline Highway with a handgun, took money from the register, then fled.
The suspect is described as a 6'1"... more »
October 6, 2011 8:34 AM
GONZALES - Authorities arrested a second person today in connection with a shooting and robbery at a Gonzales apartment complex.
According to Sgt. Steven Nethken with the Gonzales Police Department, officers arrested Troy Darnell Williams, 37, just before noon today in suspicion of shooting the owner of the Palms... more »
September 27, 2011 2:29 PM
Authorities are looking for a suspect wanted for armed robbery in Baton Rouge.
Detectives say the suspect walked into the Circle K, on 4323 Burbank Avenue on August 29, 2011 around 5?15 a.m. with a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk.
The suspect grabbed an undisclosed... more »
August 11, 2011 5:57 AM
BATON ROUGE- Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Baton Rouge.
Police responded to a call around 11 p.m. in the 100 block of North Boulevard.
When they arrived, a 46-year-old man told them he had been attacked and robbed by three men... more »
July 22, 2011 2:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for an armed man who robbed a Baton Rouge pharmacy early Friday morning.
Sgt. Don Stone with Baton Rouge Police said the man came into the Walgreens at 4747 South Sherwood Forest Blvd. around 4:45 a.m., walked straight to the pharmacy and jumped... more »
July 20, 2011 5:38 PM
BATON ROUGE - A store clerk is being rushed into surgery after he was shot during a robbery this afternoon in Baton Rouge.
Police were called to the Sewell and Son Grocery on Scotland Avenue around 4 p.m. after reports of shots being fired.
Sgt. Don Stone with... more »
June 22, 2011 12:48 PM
A hotel clerk who claimed he was stabbed with a syringe during an armed robbery now says he lied.
Irvin Cheatham, 39, called Baton Rouge police Sunday night saying he was the victim of a robbery while working at the Days Inn on Varsity Street.
He claimed he... more »
June 15, 2011 5:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man is behind bars and another is on the run after an armed robbery and sexual assault at a Tigerland apartment, according to Baton Rouge Police.
Sgt. Don Stone said Joseph Peter Morgan, 25, of Baton Rouge was arrested around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night. He's... more »
June 6, 2011 4:18 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for two armed men who held up a Baton Rouge McDonald's this weekend.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said around 10:30 p.m. on June 4 two men came into the restaurant at 6006 Plank Road and demanded money. They were armed with pistols and wearing... more »
May 26, 2011 5:48 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are still looking for a man who held up two short term loan companies on Greenwell Springs Road near Monterrey.
The first happened this morning around ten. Less than ten minutes later another store about a mile from the first was hit.
... more »
March 31, 2011 7:40 PM
There may be no pardon from Governor Haley Barbour for two sisters released from prison in Mississippi on the condition that one donates a kidney to the other. A pardon request is expected to be filed Friday for Jaime and Gladys Scott. Barbour says "Tell 'em don't save any space... more »
March 22, 2011 2:38 PM
Gonzales- A traffic stop in Ascension Parish results in the arrest of a man wanted for armed robbery.
On Monday evening, Gonzales officers stopped Russell Giangross, from New Iberia, and searched his vehicle, which was identified as the one that had just been used in an armed robbery at... more »
March 21, 2011 3:57 PM
BATON ROUGE-- Sheriff's Deputies are searching for two men they say robbed two other men, then shot and killed one of them.
Ronald Penn, 33, was shot several times after investigators say he and another man returned to a home on Prescott Road around 2 Saturday morning.
Two... more »
March 8, 2011 2:48 PM
Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge police are looking for a suspected armed robber after an incident on Beverly Drive this morning.
Police say around 9 am an elderly wheel-chair bound man heard a knock on his door.
His wife had just left so he thought it was her.
... more »
February 8, 2011 12:54 PM
SEATTLE - Authorities have made an arrest in a weekend convenience store robbery that a Seattle store owner found remarkable for the robber's politeness.
Sgt. John Urquhart, of the King County Sheriff's Office, says officers quickly identified a suspect from tips received after surveillance video of Saturday's robbery "went... more »
January 14, 2011 5:04 PM
BATON ROUGE – Three people have been arrested after authorities said they were caught red-handed robbing a Baton Rouge store last night. One of those suspects is also accused of robberies dating back to October. Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year-old DeQwane King after they... more »
January 12, 2011 2:06 PM
A man accused of Armed Robbery in Livingston Parish is now behind bars.
Deputies say just after 7 Wednesday morning, 21 year-old Avery Rheams walked into the Best Stop # 9 in Maurepas armed with a hand gun.
Deputies found money taken from the store in Rheams' possession,... more »
December 31, 2010 10:12 AM
BATON ROUGE- Detectives are asking the public to help catch a man that held up two people on the side of the road earlier this month in Baton Rouge.
Sgt. Don Kelly said just before midnight on Dec. 11 the man pulled up to two victims walking near the... more »
December 24, 2010 5:59 PM
ROSELAND – Authorities in Tangipahoa Parish have arrested a man after they said he held up the Roseland Post Office this morning. 39-year-old Jaime Guidry was arrested and charged with armed robbery, according to Dawn Panepinto with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. Investigators believe Guidry went to the post office... more »
December 23, 2010 4:04 PM
BATON ROUGE- A teenager from Baton Rouge is behind bars in connection with four armed robberies, including two people who were trying tried to buy and sell items using the website Craigslist.
17-year-old Rayjaun Martin is charged with four counts of armed robbery. Authorities said on four occasions between... more »
December 17, 2010 8:23 AM
COVINGTON - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies say two armed men robbed a Brink's Inc. armored truck of a "significant" amount of money outside a restaurant near Covington. Cpl. Sean Beavers told The Times-Picayune the holdup happened Thursday morning as a Brink's guard prepared to enter the restaurant. He described... more »
November 19, 2010 11:10 AM
BATON ROUGE – A man wanted for armed robbery was arrested after a foot chase and search in downtown Baton Rouge this morning. 27-year-old Anthony Louis was charged with armed robbery, and had outstanding warrants for robbery and theft from district court and Baker Police. Investigators with the East Baton... more »
November 15, 2010 4:27 PM
LIVINGSTON PARISH- A store clerk grabbed a gun from a thief who robbed the store where he worked Sunday. He told News 2, he couldn't imagine someone else getting away with the owner's hard earned money.
The woman managed to get away with $300, but it was all caught... more »
November 12, 2010 8:00 AM
THIBODAUX - A 17-year-old armed robbery suspect is back in class at Thibodaux High School while awaiting trial. Thibodaux High principal Kevin George says some parents are unhappy that a teenager accused of a violent crime involving a firearm is back in school. But, state law requires the school to... more »
November 8, 2010 10:06 PM
WALKER - The victim of a home invasion in Walker told News 2 the incident was a nightmare. The victim, known as “Jimmy,” said he was surprised to find out 17-year-old Wade Riddle was allegedly involved because Jimmy said the two have hung out together. According to Jimmy, Riddle has... more »
November 4, 2010 6:19 PM
INDEPENDENCE - A man was arrested after authorities said he tried to rob a grocery store in Independence then took two people hostage. Authorities said Percy Griffin Jr., Amite, approached a cashier and off-duty employee at the customer service desk and demanded the cashier “put all the money in the... more »
November 4, 2010 5:16 PM
THIBODAUX - One man has been arrested and another remains at large in connection with an armed robbery of a Thibodaux convenience store that occurred last Friday. 20-year-old Timmy Roy Johnson was arrested Wednesday after authorities recognized his car as the one used in the armed robbery. Police stopped the... more »
November 4, 2010 5:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is in serious condition in the hospital after he was shot during an attempted robbery. The shooter is still on the run.
It happened around 7 this morning in the 4700 block of Oaklon Drive. That’s in the Glen Oaks area, near... more »
November 3, 2010 9:58 PM
INDEPENDENCE - A man is in the hospital after authorities said he tried to rob a grocery store in Independence then took two people hostage before the store security guard shot him. Authorities said Percy Griffin Jr., Amite, took a store employee hostage after he went up to the customer... more »