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  • Napoleonville woman pleads guilty to lying to federal agent

    May 28, 2016 4:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors say a Napoleonville woman has pleaded guilty in connection with a claim filed following Hurricane Gustav. U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite, in a news release Friday, said 33-year-old Cherkissa Jackson entered the plea to an indictment charging her with one count of false statements. Court... more »
  • Suspect arrested in shooting death of East Feliciana School Board member Play Video

    May 27, 2016 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A suspect was arrested last night in connection with the shooting that left an East Feliciana Parish school board member dead in his car on Wenonah Street . Police announced Friday the arrest of 19-year-old Jacquez Tremaine Griffin. Police reported that he was booked Thursday night for... 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 »
  • Former property manager accused of charging $2K to company credit card

    May 25, 2016 2:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a woman accused of running up thousands of dollars on a credit card that belonged to her former employer. 31-year-old Danielle Matherne, of Walker, was booked on charges of theft and unauthorized use of an access card after she was taken into BRPD... more »
  • Hell hath no fury: Ex-lover repeatedly rams home of child's father

    May 24, 2016 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman is in police custody after she allegedly stole an SUV to go on a crash-filled rampage with terrorizing the father of her child as the ultimate goal. 25-year-old Rachel Myles was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, aggravated criminal damage to property,... more »
  • 1 arrested in illegal marijuana grow operation in Verdunville

    May 24, 2016 10:35 AM

    VERDUNVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in St. Mary Parish say they arrested a man and disassembled an illegal marijuana grow operation over the weekend. 64-year-old Charles Adams, Jr., of Verdunville, was arrested Sunday night and booked on charges of cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession... 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 »
  • Houma man booked on murder charge in 2015 overdose death

    May 23, 2016 11:30 AM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish sheriff’s deputies say they’ve arrested a Houma man accused of second degree murder charges in connection with a 2015 drug overdose investigation. 18-year-old Charles L. Hammonds was arrested on a search warrant Friday evening and booked into the Terrebonne Parish Jail. The victim, Christy... more »
  • Attempted heroin hand-off in court nets arrest

    May 23, 2016 9:59 AM

    OSYKA, Miss. - A woman who allegedly tried to pass off a bag of heroin to a Pike County jail inmate inside a courtroom finds herself in jail. The Enterprise-Journal reports 28-year-old Carrie McClendon, of McComb, was arrested in Osyka Municipal Court Thursday and charged with possession of a... more »
  • Muggings at apartment complex near Southern leads to arrest, breaks in cases

    May 21, 2016 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police arrested a man they said is responsible for a series of violent robberies. Ofari Berry was booked into jail Saturday on seven charges ranging from theft and armed robbery to resisting arrest. Berry was apprehended after an armed robbery and attempted armed robbery... more »
  • Woman accused of smoking pot in BREC park near school

    May 20, 2016 10:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a woman accused of smoking marijuana in a BREC park in close proximity to a Baton Rouge school. Kiawanna Moore was booked on charges of possession of marijuana, obstruction of justice, resisting an officer and possession of a CDS in a... more »
  • Registered sex offender caught using social media

    May 20, 2016 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say a man was taken into custody after he was accused of using social media despite his registered sex offender status. 33-year-old Daniel Allen Smith, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of unlawful use of social media and knowingly providing false information to... more »
  • Man accused of West Chimes St. sexual assault arrested

    May 19, 2016 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a West Chimes Street apartment near LSU at the end of March. 18-year-old Matthew Adams, of Lafitte, was booked on one count of sexual battery after the victim was able to identify... more »
  • 19-year-old accused of raping 1st grader

    May 18, 2016 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of raping a 1st grader. 19-year-old Andres Pascual, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of first degree rape and sexual battery after he was arrested Wednesday. The 6-year-old victim told police that he was watching TV... more »
  • Woman accused of fraudulently claiming $16,000 in SNAP benefits

    May 18, 2016 2:25 PM

    AMITE - The Department of Children and Family Services says a woman was arrested after she was accused of claiming more than $16,000 in food stamp benefits to which she was not entitled. 39-year-old Conchita White, of Roseland, was booked on one count of felony theft by fraud before... more »
  • Woman who threatened to burn home down with people inside arrested

    May 17, 2016 10:26 AM

    LABADIEVILLE - A woman was arrested after Assumption Parish deputies say she told them she planned to burn a house down with everyone inside. Deputies say they made contact with Ann Thibodaux at her home in Labadieville after her mom and sister reported she was making harassing phone calls.... more »
  • Abuse suvivor shares story amid Cadillac Street shooting Play Video

    May 16, 2016 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say that no arrest has been made in a shooting where a woman shot and killed her boyfriend on Cadillac Street on Saturday. Detectives say there were signs of physical abuse on the 24-year-old victim, but it's still under investigation if it was self-defense. 35-year-old... more »
  • Greenwell Springs 18-year-old arrested for home invasion

    May 16, 2016 5:29 PM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested an 18-year-old who was allegedly part of a group that showed up at a woman’s house, threatening to burn it down and kill her son because he owed them money. Chance Boring, of Greenwell Springs, was booked on charges of home... more »
  • 'Possible' white supremacist arrested in New Jersey with gun cache

    May 16, 2016 2:10 PM

    TRENTON, NJ - Police in New Jersey arrested a suspected white supremacist who was wearing combat gear and toting numerous firearms on Sunday afternoon. 42-year-old Bruce Post was taken to police headquarters and charged with first degree unlawful possession of weapons along with other weapons-related charges. Charges are still... more »
  • Former VA nurse arrested for falsifying records in patient death

    May 16, 2016 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Veterans Affairs nurse was arrested on a felony warrant after she was accused of falsifying records following a patient death at a veterans home in Reserve. 58-year-old Cheryl Poirrier, of LaPlace, is charged with four counts of filing false public records and one count of... more »
  • Man arrested for child cruelty after burning girl's feet in bath

    May 16, 2016 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man accused of child cruelty after he reportedly burned a 16-month-old girl’s feet in a hot bath. 30-year-old Joey Anderson was booked into the EBR Parish Prison after his arrest Sunday on charges of second degree cruelty to juveniles along with a traffic... more »
  • Bayou Blue woman wanted on animal cruelty, other charges

    May 13, 2016 11:08 AM

    THIBODAUX - A Bayou Blue woman is on the run after deputies say they found dozens of small dogs on her property that were not being properly cared for. The Courier reports Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says in a statement that 58-year-old Rhonda Hall is wanted on 14 counts... more »
  • Man charged in five murders in Baton Rouge area

    May 12, 2016 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested a suspect believed to be tied to multiple murders in the Baton Rouge area. According to BRPD, 25-year-old Jeremy Montrell Robertson has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of felon... more »
  • Defense doesn't want pictures of gruesome murder scene shown in court

    May 12, 2016 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An attorney for a man accused of killing a sex offender who abused his girlfriend submitted motions to prevent photos of the murder scene from being shown at the trial and asking the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office to recuse itself from proceedings.... more »
  • Houma man arrested after shooting neighbor's pit bull

    May 11, 2016 2:40 PM

    HOUMA - Police in Houma say a man faces animal cruelty charges after he reportedly killed his neighbor’s pit bull in an act of revenge after the canine bit his son. 60-year-old Karl Kohman, of Houma, is now accused of shooting the 2-year-old dog with a .22 caliber handgun... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Employee admits to stealing from two public agencies Play Video

    May 10, 2016 5:46 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A former parish employee who had to pay nearly $20,000 of restitution to West Baton Rouge Parish for stealing money is in hot water again. Araviance Anderson is an employee for the Department of Health and Hospitals now and investigators said she admitted to fraudulently collecting more... more »
  • Man accused of kidnapping woman from casino, raping and robbing her

    May 10, 2016 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they’ve arrested a man accused of robbing, kidnapping and raping a woman after he picked her up at an area casino while she was intoxicated. 42-year-old John Mack, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of simple robbery, second degree kidnapping, simple battery, unauthorized... more »
  • Police catch man stealing from cars at auto shop

    May 9, 2016 5:25 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Police arrested a man after they say they caught him burglarizing vehicles at a car shop in Ponchatoula. A passerby called police after they saw the man burglarizing the cars, our news partner Action News 17 reports . When officers arrived, they found Bradley Sharp, 22, still... more »
  • Domestic dispute involving tattoo gun and movie night leads to arrest

    May 9, 2016 4:46 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police say they arrested a man on multiple charges after officers were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance involving family movie night and a tattoo gun. 30-year-old James Haydel, of Raceland, was booked on charges of domestic abuse battery with child endangerment, second-degree sexual battery... more »
  • Suspect wanted in New Iberia murder turns himself in

    May 9, 2016 2:50 PM

    NEW IBERIA - Detectives have reported that a man wanted in connection with a New Iberia murder over the weekend turned himself in to authorities Monday. The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for the arrest of 23-year-old Alex Arceneaux Jr. following the incident that happened just after... more »
  • Texas man sentenced for taking girl to La for prostitution

    May 8, 2016 11:01 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Prosecutors say a 27-year-old Texas man faces nearly 15 years in prison for bringing a 14-year-old Dallas girl to northwest Louisiana for prostitution. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says federal District Judge Elizabeth Foote sentenced Larry Bluitt of Dallas last week to 14 years and 10 months in prison.... more »
  • FBI arrests man on child porn charges

    May 5, 2016 10:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The FBI in New Orleans arrested a Harvey man Thursday and charged him with 19 counts of child porn possession. Dylan Sarkozy, 20, was taken into custody by the Violent Crimes Against Children/Human Trafficking Task Force (VHAC/HT TF) following what's described as a "lengthy" investigation. ... more »
  • BRPD makes arrest in 2015 double murder Play Video

    May 4, 2016 8:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man Wednesday night and charged him in the deaths of two men in Baton Rouge in October 2015. Clyde Eugene Bell, 25, is charged with 2 counts of murder. BRPD says evidence analyzed at the State Crime Lab confirmed he killed Johnson Armstrong... more »
  • Police: Stop calling drug dealer's phone so we can search it

    May 4, 2016 4:22 PM

    ALLIANCE, OH - Police in Ohio say their search of a suspected drug dealer’s phone was repeatedly interrupted as they couldn’t get prospective drug purchasers to stop calling the device. WCMH-TV reports Alliance Police arrested Steve Notman Tuesday night after they said he was captured on video selling methamphetamine.... more »
  • Deputies say drunk man stole school bus

    May 4, 2016 2:41 PM

    CHACKBAY - A man from Thibodaux was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing a school bus and driving it while intoxicated. Jordan Molaison, 21, is charged with theft of a motor vehicle, simple criminal damage to property and 2nd offense DWI. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says a... more »
  • Woman arrested after threatening to blow up school

    May 4, 2016 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say a disruptive parent was arrested Tuesday afternoon after she was accused of cursing out a middle school principal and threatening to blow up the school. 32-year-old Jamie Bell was booked on charges of assaulting a school teacher, terrorizing, unlawful disruption of operation of... more »
  • Cross-bearing 'Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespass

    May 3, 2016 9:24 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge. Philly Jesus' real name is Michael Grant. He dresses like Jesus, carries a large cross, preaches on sidewalks and poses for photos. He... more »
  • Man accused of murder after giving victims synthetic marijuana

    May 2, 2016 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - EBR Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a man and booked him on a murder charge after he was accused of giving synthetic marijuana to two victims who overdosed. 20-year-old OJ Bonds was booked into the parish prison on charges of second-degree murder and possession with intent... more »
  • Man accused of pointing gun at another driver, fleeing accident

    April 29, 2016 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man Thursday after they say he caused an accident on Joor Road, pointed a firearm at the other driver and then fled the scene. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies charged 59-year-old Michael Mannino with aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless operation,... more »
  • BRPD: Man accused of burning toddler in custody

    April 29, 2016 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of severely burning a toddler last week. According to BRPD, 22-year-old Jamal Ackerson was taken into custody Thursday evening by 1st District officers and booked into the EBR Parish Prison on a count of second-degree cruelty to juveniles.... more »
  • Sex offender accused of trying to buy child for sex

    April 29, 2016 11:26 AM

    HOUMA - State Police detectives say they arrested a man who is registered as a sex offender in Michigan after he was accused of trying to locate and purchase a child for sexual purposes. 30-year-old Wade Perkins, of Grand Isle, was booked on a charge of attempt and conspiracy... more »
  • Vermillion Parish junior high teacher accused of rape

    April 28, 2016 12:56 PM

    ABBEVILLE - A teacher in Vermillion Parish is behind bars after he was accused of rape. James Harber is listed as a 7th grade teacher at J.H. Williams Middle School according to the school’s website. He was booked by Abbeville Police on two counts of second-degree rape and one... more »
  • Fundraiser for top Arizona Republicans accused of running meth lab

    April 27, 2016 11:22 AM

    PHOENIX - An Arizona woman who worked for top Republicans in the state and is now a political fundraiser is facing several felony drug charges after sheriff’s office deputies raider the home she lives in with her boyfriend and two children. A sheriff’s spokesman says 35-year-old Emily Pitha was... more »
  • Crawfish stolen from Houma business, 2 arrested

    April 26, 2016 9:12 AM

    HOUMA - Houma police say two men are accused of stealing several sacks of crawfish worth about $250 from a gas station. The Courier reports 45-year-old Richard Buck and 34-year-old Joshua Robichaux face a charge of unauthorized entry of a business. Police Chief Dana Coleman says the stolen crawfish were... more »
  • Victim's former co-worker, roommate charged in deadly stabbing

    April 26, 2016 12:15 AM

    ZACHARY - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man and charged him with killing his former co-worker and ex-roommate. David Matthew Lyon, 37, was arrested Monday and charged with 2nd Degree Murder. Deputies used fingerprints found at the crime scene to identify him as the... more »
  • 2 women behind bars in Ashley Madison revenge plot

    April 22, 2016 11:02 AM

    LOWELL, Mich. - After a Michigan woman was shocked to find three men showing up to her home looking for sex, two women are facing felonies. 46-year-old Teresa Allen and 51-year-old Gwen Eddy are accused of setting up a fake page on the website Ashley Madison. The website is... more »
  • Livingston Parish employee still employed despite DWI arrest in parish vehicle Play Video

    April 21, 2016 6:56 PM

    LIVINGSTON- A Livingston Parish employee remains on leave tonight, following a crash that left a parish vehicle severely damaged. State Police said Shevis Ball was drunk at the time of the crash. Ball blew a .168 after investigators administered a Breathalyzer. "He was officially off the clock when this... more »
  • Canadian border agents arrest man posing as teen to play high school hoops

    April 21, 2016 4:55 PM

    WINDSOR, Ontario - Officials at the Canadian border have taken an African man, believed to be 30 years old, after he spent the last six months posing as a teenager while attending a Catholic high school so he could play basketball. Jonathon Nicola, who was allowed in the country... more »
  • Second Elayn Hunt cadet arrested for smuggling drugs to inmates Play Video

    April 21, 2016 10:44 AM

    ST. GABRIEL - A second cadet at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle drugs into the jail, according to St. Gabriel Police. The cadet, 26-year-old Tierra Lewis, was booked on charges of introduction of contraband into a correctional facility and malfeasance in office after... more »
  • Man arrested after using 911 to report police search

    April 20, 2016 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a man was arrested after he called 911 to report police were searching his residence. Police say 22-year-old Demetrius Smith was booked on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm with Controlled Dangerous... more »
  • Deputies make 5th arrest in 2015 Donaldsonville double murder

    April 19, 2016 12:23 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish announced the arrest of a fifth person in connection with a 2015 double murder in Donaldsonville. APSO says the arrest of Demond Foley came through a joint effort with the New Orleans Police Department and the U.S. Marshals late Friday evening at... more »
  • Thibodaux Police seize over $10k in drugs after two arrests

    April 19, 2016 11:15 AM

    THIBODAUX- Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced two arrests that led to police seizing a gun and $10,000 in drugs. Police arrested 20-year-old Alex Smith and 20-year-old Ariyaun DeJean for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal carrying of weapon in the presence of CDS, possession of hydrocodone and... more »
  • Attempted murder charges in April 8 N. Ardenwood shooting

    April 18, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting that happened at a North Ardenwood apartment complex earlier this month. According to BRPD, 20-year-old Jaquan Johnson was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, illegal use of... more »
  • Woman accused of ramming another woman's car while 1-year-old in vehicle

    April 15, 2016 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman Thursday after she was accused of repeatedly ramming her car into another woman’s vehicle before beating her up. Baton Rouge Police booked 22-year-old Tykeisha Seals on charges of second-degree aggravated battery, simple battery, resisting an officer, disturbing the peace and cruelty to... more »
  • Police: Man left child inside car to enter casino

    April 11, 2016 3:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A 27-year-old man has been accused of leaving a 4-year-old child alone in a vehicle in the parking lot for 30 minutes while he went inside Baton Rouge's Hollywood Casino. According to a Baton Rouge Police report, security footage shows Quavis D. Grant walking the casino floor while... more »
  • Pointe Coupee man charged with his wife's murder

    April 7, 2016 11:06 PM

    PALMETTO - A Pointe Coupee man is charged tonight with his wife's murder. Kimberley Clark was found shot in a canal in Palmetto last month. Her husband, Sam Clark was arrested a week later. KATC reports Sam Clark was arrested last year in Livonia, on domestic abuse charges. He was... more »
  • Police: Woman attempted to stab boyfriend during altercation

    March 29, 2016 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say an investigation is underway after a woman attempted to stab her boyfriend Monday night in Baton Rouge. The incident happened at an apartment complex on West Chimes Street. According to police, she swung a knife at her boyfriend during at altercation. The victim only suffered... more »
  • Man says he was arrested for not returning VHS rental

    March 24, 2016 4:56 PM

    CONCORD, N.C. - A North Carolina man says he was arrested for failing to return a VHS tape that he rented in 2002. James Meyers says he was driving his daughter to school Tuesday when a police officer pulled him over for a defective tail light. He says the officer... more »
  • Arrest made in Evangeline Street murder

    March 23, 2016 8:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have arrested the suspect in the murder of a man on Evangeline St. earlier this month. Michael Demond Davis, 32, turned himself in to police Wednesday. He's charged with 1st degree murder in the shooting death of Tyrone Dyer, 34, in the 3800... 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 »
  • Police: Man arrested after parking truck in middle of I-12

    March 16, 2016 12:49 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A trucker was arrested after police say he parked his truck in the middle of I-12 East near a construction zone in Livingston Tuesday night. Louisiana State Troopers and the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the call. A News 2 crew was on scene when the... more »
  • EBRSO arrest McKinley student for possesion of drugs

    March 11, 2016 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a McKinley High School student, 17-year-old Marquese Beamon, for possession with intent to distribute narcotic drugs, manufacture/distribution of manufactured drugs, and violation of uniform controlled substances in a drug-free zone. Beamon was in the school’s counselor’s office when the... more »
  • APSO: Tip from public and DNA evidence leads to Gonzales burglary arrest

    March 8, 2016 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tip received from the public and DNA results assembled by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab helped detectives make an arrest in connection with a burglary in Gonzales that happened last fall. 23-year-old David Holcombe Jr. was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on charges... more »
  • Father accused of forcing toddler to kneel on Lego blocks until knees bled

    March 7, 2016 4:56 PM

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - A 23-year-old father from Brooklyn is accused of torturing his three-year-old son by burning and whipping him before forcing him to kneel on Lego blocks. WPIX-TV reported the toddler’s grandmother called to report the child abuse at the family’s home over the weekend. Police said... more »
  • Man accused of exposing himself to kids after offering them candy, R-rated movie

    March 7, 2016 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Baton Rouge man after he was accused of luring a group of kids into his house with the promise of candy and an R-rated film before exposing himself to them. 49-year-old Herman Lewis was booked on charges of indecent behavior... more »
  • Former Ascension deputy accused of pulling gun in daiquiri store fight

    March 7, 2016 2:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies in Ascension Parish say they arrested a man accused of brandishing a pistol during a fight at a daiquiri shop on Highway 73 late last month. 37-year-old Mike Renaud, of Geismar, was arrested Friday and booked on charges of possession of a firearm on premises of... more »
  • BR detox center employee accused of raping patient

    March 7, 2016 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of an Independence man who was accused of raping a female patient at the detox center by which he was employed. 25-year-old Julius Williams was booked into the parish prison on one count of second degree rape. Police said they responded... more »
  • Fired LSU worker arrested for theft of laptops

    March 3, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former LSU employee who was fired last year after he worked from home without permission for at least six months was arrested after he was accused of refusing to return university property after his termination. 38-year-old Srinivas Thouta, of Irving, Texas, was booked on charges... 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 »
  • 3 accused of setting car on fire to collect insurance check

    March 2, 2016 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is accused of setting his SUV on fire in East Feliciana to collect an insurance check, and deputies think two of his friends helped him. Jason Williams' car was found torched in Ethel on Feb. 4th. A day later, Williams contacted the... more »
  • Two men arrested after shooting at each other during argument

    March 1, 2016 10:24 PM

    HAMMOND - Two men were arrested after exchanging gunfire during an argument Monday afternoon in Hammond. This story was first reported by our news partner Action News 17 . Officers with the Hammond Police Department were nearby and heard the shots. They responded to the scene in Hayden... more »
  • US attorney: Performer Big Freedia charged with theft

    March 1, 2016 7:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. attorney's office in New Orleans says the entertainer who goes by the name Big Freedia has been charged with theft of government funds. A bill of information filed Tuesday says the entertainer, whose real name is Freddie Ross Jr., illegally took money from the... more »
  • Woman pulled over for 4th offense DWI with unrestrained child in car

    March 1, 2016 6:59 PM

    ST. AMANT - A 32-year-old woman from St. Amant was arrested for her fourth DWI after she was reportedly pulled over with a BAC more than four times the legal limit with her unrestrained infant child in the vehicle Monday night, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deputies... more »
  • Father arrested after admitting shaking, dropping infant son

    March 1, 2016 4:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The son of a New Orleans attorney faces a second-degree murder charge after police said he admitted shaking, dropping and deserting his 2-month-old son who was found dead over the weekend. 20-year-old Justice Willard Brown faces charges in the death of his son, Justice Willard Brown... more »
  • Man attempts to bribe deputy during Wal-Mart shoplifting arrest

    February 26, 2016 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Sicily Island man after he tried to bribe an officer to get out of being arrested for shoplifting Friday morning. 21-year-old D’vonte Leonard was booked on charges of theft of goods, resisting an officer and public bribery following the incident... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman stole $10,500 from man after offering him sex for cash

    February 26, 2016 2:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a woman accused of stealing more than $10,000 from a man after she offered to have sex with him in exchange for money. 22-year-old Brittany Scott was booked on charges of criminal conspiracy and felony theft after deputies arrested her Friday.... more »
  • DEA task force member arrested by state police in drug probe

    February 26, 2016 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police have arrested a second investigator assigned to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force. Maj. Doug Cain, a State Police spokesman, says 49-year-old Karl Newman, a longtime deputy with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, was booked Thursday on counts of conspiracy to distribute... more »
  • Baker man accused of cutting fuel line, threatening to burn down victim's house

    February 26, 2016 12:05 PM

    BAKER - Police say they arrested a man after he was accused of cutting the fuel line on the victim’s vehicle and threatening to kill the victim’s family. 22-year-old Antonio Profit was booked on charges of stalking, communicating false information of planned arson, criminal damage to property, simple burglary,... more »
  • Watson appliance repairman arrested for ripping off 85-year-old victim

    February 25, 2016 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a Watson appliance repairman after an 85-year-old victim contacted them to say the man had ripped him off. 37-year-old Evan Stribling was booked into the parish prison on charges of felony theft, theft of assets from aged/disabled person and misapplication of contractor... more »

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