February 25, 2015 11:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man accused of arming himself with a screwdriver and robbing a gas station on Tuesday night.
54-year-old Andrew Gayden Darce was identified through a tip and was taken into custody at his residence on E. Holly Drive... more »
February 13, 2015 9:31 PM
GONZALES - Deputies say two thieves tricked a man into thinking he had something wrong with his car, then robbed him at gunpoint Friday morning.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested one man in connection with the crime and a second remained on the loose Friday night.... more »
February 10, 2015 8:08 AM
BATON ROUGE - New development has downtown Baton Rouge growing like never before. Now you can expect the police presence there to do the same. The BRAVE Initiative is now in action there, and a new police precinct is coming soon.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the... more »
January 30, 2015 6:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - LSU Police reported an armed robbery outside a dorm on the north side of the campus Friday evening.
An emergency alert texted to students and faculty said it happened outside Kibry Smith Hall, in the parking lot.
The alert said the robber was wearing a... more »
January 12, 2015 12:08 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish said two arrests have been made in connection with the armed robbery of a pharmacy in Watson after detectives received a tip that led them to the suspects.
32-year-old Preston Davis was arrested by Walker Police after a traffic stop on... more »
January 3, 2015 12:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station.
The robbery happened December 30th before 1 a.m. at the Circle K on Brightside Drive near Alvin Dark Avenue.
Officials say the suspects pointed a handgun at the clerk and ran... more »
December 18, 2014 10:05 AM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Brightside Drive convenience store early Monday morning.
Police said a man entered the Circle K located at 1910 Brightside at around 12:55 a.m., pulled a handgun on an employee behind the counter and demanded money from... more »
December 1, 2014 10:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Constitution Avenue hotel on Sunday night in Baton Rouge.
Witnesses told investigators that a man entered the front doors of the business at around 8:30 p.m. and placed a bank bag on the front counter. He... more »
October 31, 2014 3:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two men in connection with a shooting in Baton Rouge earlier this week that left a teen dead in the street.
Baton Rouge Police said Jarvis Dawson, 20, and Larry Scott Jr., 18, both of Rosedale, were charged with second-degree murder and armed robbery... more »
October 16, 2014 12:09 PM
LAFAYETTE - Police said an 18-year-old anti-hero on a half-shell used "turtle power" and a makeshift weapon to rob an Acadiana convenience store.
KATC-TV in Lafayette reports the incident happened around 6 a.m. on Thursday morning at a convenience store located on East University Avenue.
Police said Detron... more »
October 15, 2014 3:39 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Investigators asked for the public's help in identifying a masked man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Denham Springs gas station on Tuesday night.
Police said the robbery happened at the Chevron station located at 100 Rushing Road West at around 10:30 p.m.... more »
October 7, 2014 4:48 PM
SLIDELL - A man wanted for robbing the same gas station twice in three days was arrested following a vehicle pursuit on Monday evening, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said the pair of armed robberies happened on Thursday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 5 at... more »
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 »
September 9, 2014 11:00 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos Tuesday of an armed woman who detectives said tried to rob someone using an ATM in Baton Rouge recently.
Investigators said the attempted robbery happened at the Chase Bank on W. State Street around 7:55 p.m. on Aug. 18. The victim told... more »
August 25, 2014 4:08 PM
SLIDELL - A man who claimed he needed money to pay his probation fees robbed a woman at gunpoint early Monday morning, according to Slidell Police.
Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at around 9:30 a.m. at Forestwood Apartments, a few blocks from the Slidell Police... more »
August 5, 2014 3:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released security camera images from a gas station that was robbed early Sunday morning and said the robber is still at large.
The armed robbery took place at a gas station on the corner of Highland Road and Lee Drive at 2:15 a.m. on Aug.... more »
August 3, 2014 11:17 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a gas station was robbed at 2:15 a.m. Sunday and they are still tracking down the robber.
The gas station is on the corner of Highland Road and Lee Drive.
Officials say the robber was armed with a handgun and got... more »
July 28, 2014 4:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for two men who pulled out a gun and robbed Super Stop convenient store off of Foster Drive Monday morning.
Police said one man held employees at gunpoint and demanded money, while the other stole items from the store.
Investigators say the... more »
July 24, 2014 3:16 PM
ZACHARY - Two Zachary men accused of robbing a truck stop in West Feliciana Parish at gunpoint early Monday morning were arrested and are still being held on additional charges, according to deputies.
Deputies said warrants were issued for Joshua Wells, 21, and Reginald Jackson, also 21, for the... more »
July 18, 2014 8:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man who pulled out a gun and robbed a Subway restaurant off of Airline Highway Friday afternoon.
Police said the suspect held employees at gunpoint and demanded money a few hours after the lunch rush.
Investigators said after taking money,... more »
July 2, 2014 11:31 AM
ABBEVILLE - State police say two Abbeville men accused of killing Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Deputy Allen Bares Jr. last week will face additional charges of armed robbery and obstruction of justice. Twenty-year-old Quintylan Richard and 19-year-old Baylan Taylor were already facing charges of first-degree murder, unauthorized use of a moveable... more »
June 23, 2014 1:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery of a Government St. dollar store that happened Sunday night.
Witnesses said a man entered the Dollar General Store at 5652 Government St. shortly before 9 p.m. with a handgun drawn, and demanded the money from the register.
The... more »
June 19, 2014 4:36 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies are investigating an armed robbery of an East Baton Rouge Parish payday loan business that happened on Tuesday.
An employee told investigators a man entered EZ Payday Loans at 10446 Airline Hwy shortly before noon on June 17 and posed as a customer before... more »
June 4, 2014 11:59 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said they are investigating an armed robbery at a Baton Rouge McDonald's early Wednesday morning.
Investigators said two men entered the business at 720 Government St. shortly after midnight and pointed a gun at the employees behind the counter. They took money from the business... more »
June 3, 2014 11:09 PM
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Linebacker Darian Claiborne and defensive lineman Isaiah Golden have been dismissed from the Texas A&M football team. The dismissal comes after both players were arrested on drug charges in the last few months. Coach Kevin Sumlin says: "These two individuals have failed to meet the... more »
May 29, 2014 10:30 AM
AMITE - Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are looking for information regarding an armed robbery that happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Authorities said a homeowner was leaving her residence on Puleston Rd. in Amite when she was approached by two masked men who began to beat on the driver's... more »
May 22, 2014 8:56 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are on the hunt for a man who stole an undisclosed amount of cash from a convenience store during a rush hour armed robbery.
The "male subject entered through the front door and approached the cashier at the front counter, raised his shirt and showed the... more »
May 19, 2014 2:59 PM
AMITE - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said they are looking for information regarding three or four suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred last week.
TPSO reports that the robbery happened at around 1:00 a.m. on May 13 at a residence located on Hwy 51.... more »
May 8, 2014 8:51 PM
WALKER - Police in Walker are searching for two people caught on a surveillance camera sticking up a fast food restaurant.
According to detectives, two men with bandanas over their faces robbed the Jack In The Box on Walker South Road with at least one semi-automatic pistol.
Investigators... more »
April 23, 2014 12:50 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help identifying two armed robbers who held up a fast food place in Baton Rouge overnight.
Cpl. Don Coppola said the men came into the Chicken Shack at 413 N. Acadian Thruway through an employee entrance just before 11 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
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 »