March 7, 2014 10:49 PM
BATON ROUGE - Officers had to smash in the window of a vehicle because a drunk man passed out while behind the wheel, according to an arrest report.
Police say Samuel Shavers was found asleep with his foot on the brake of the vehicle while the car was still... more »
March 7, 2014 2:15 PM
NEW ORLEANS- A New Orleans arrest warrant says detectives learned from witnesses that former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper and an associate acknowledged they had non-consensual sex with two women. The warrant was released by New Orleans police on Thursday in an investigation of Sharper and associate Erik Nunez. The... more »
March 1, 2014 10:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say two people were arrested in relation to a murder that happened on Sharp Rd.
Tramion Catherine, 17, was arrested Friday for first degree murder. Marchristopher Corney, 18, was also arrested Friday for principal to first degree murder.
Police say the two... more »
February 28, 2014 8:43 AM
LOS ANGELES - Former NFL player Darren Sharper is in police custody in Los Angeles for the alleged rapes of two women in New Orleans.
According to ESPN.com Sharper surrendered to police Thursday night.
An arrest warrant was issued for the former New Orleans Saints player and another... more »
February 25, 2014 7:14 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested a 30-year-old Mississippi woman after they discovered a mother had smoked marijuana in the car with her two young children, then left them in the car while she went shopping in Cortana Mall. The Advocate reports Jasmin Washington, of Natchez, Miss., was... more »
February 24, 2014 6:56 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - After 13 years on the run, narrow escapes from the military, law enforcement and rivals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is back in Mexican custody. Now starts what is likely to be a lengthy and complicated legal process to decide which country gets to try him first. In... more »
February 14, 2014 2:26 PM
LIVINGSTON- Deputies plan to release more information about a mysterious arrest of one of their own later Friday.
Leo Barthelemy, Jr.was booked into parish jail but the details surrounding his arrest were withheld. Information is expected to be released in a news release, WBRZ News 2 reporter Ryan Naquin... more »
February 9, 2014 5:00 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tn. - Authorities say Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and defensive lineman Danny O'Brien have been arrested on alcohol-related charges and resisting arrest. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Johnson and 20-year-old O'Brien were taken into custody late Saturday. Johnson, a first-team all-Southeastern Conference selection last season, was charged... more »
February 5, 2014 12:23 PM
ZACHARY - Sheriff's deputies accused a Zachary man of raping a family member Wednesday.
Detectives booked Roman Vandiver, 30, into the parish jail on suspicion of simple forcible rape.
Investigators said the victim went to an emergency room on Jan. 29 and told hospital staff she'd been raped.... 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 17, 2014 8:25 PM
LIVINGSTON- Sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of third offense DWI after a passenger in a car he was driving died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash on December 1st.
Kerry Kendrick, 36, was booked on vehicular homicide, DWI, and reckless operation charges. He posted a... more »
January 16, 2014 7:25 PM
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND- A man was arrested in Baltimore for stealing eight Hermes handbags from a house in Texas that are worth $200,000.
Edward Bryant is held on a fugitive warrant and authorities in Texas made moves to have him extradited.
The purses were stolen last month in University... more »
January 10, 2014 10:16 PM
BATON ROUGE- A door-to-door salesman faces charges after he was warned to stop but did not, according to an arrest report.
Nathaniel Moore is accused of selling magazines and doorsteps without a permit. Investigators said he knocked on doors at night.
Moore said he did not know what... more »
January 10, 2014 11:23 AM
GONZALES - An ongoing investigation into prostitution has led to another arrest by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.
28-year-old Gregory Hardin was booked into Ascension Parish Jail and charged with criminal conspiracy in soliciting prostitutes, committing prostitution with persons under 18, and trafficking of children for sex purposes.
... more »
January 7, 2014 11:59 AM
PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has led to the arrest of four people on drug charges.
Major Kevin Hanna reports the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division followed up on information that Chrystal Carter was selling illegal drugs from her home in Prairieville.
That led... more »
January 2, 2014 7:24 PM
FORT MEYERS, FLORIDA- A man who won a raffle to watch the series finale of the "Breaking Bad" TV show with the cast is accused of imitating the show.
Ryan Lee Carroll is charged with running a drug distribution ring.
Authorities say Carroll sold synthetic marijuana and shipped... more »
January 2, 2014 11:33 AM
WALKER- Walker Police arrested 17-year old Eddie R. Island in connection with the murder of his mother, 34-year old Tamila Wooley.
Wooley was found shot multiple times in the chest in her townhome on Village Road on New Year's Day. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
Investigators... more »
December 31, 2013 2:51 PM
COVINGTON, La. - Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says a lieutenant who arrested two high-school football referees in October has been suspended without pay and demoted to sergeant. Lentz says Stephen Short must also pass an evaluation before he can return to work after the 10-day suspension, and cannot apply... more »
December 18, 2013 9:43 PM
BAKER - A month long police investigation into a shoe shop took drugs off the streets in Baker Wednesday evening.
The Baker Police Department, Criminal Investigations Division and the Special Response Team served a search warrant at Hebrard's Shoe Shine and Repair. Inside authorities said they found Warren "Worm"... more »
December 13, 2013 11:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - A prostitution sting led to the arrest of nine men in Baton Rouge.
The operation was conducted at a local hotel. Police say those under arrest met there with an undercover officer and agreed to pay for sex.
All nine were booked into the East... more »
December 13, 2013 5:56 AM
KENNER - Police in Kenner say a man has been arrested after failing to return most of the $7,000 erroneously deposited into his bank account. Police said 36-year-old William Lopez claimed he thought the money was a "gift from God." Kenner Police Sgt. Brian McGregor says the mix-up occurred Dec.... more »
December 11, 2013 10:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- A woman wanted in connection with a rape case involving a 12-year-old girl has been caught.
Deputies said Jessica Carr was arrested off Plank Road Wednesday.
"She was taken into custody without incident and booked," East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said.... more »
December 9, 2013 10:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - News of an arrest, nearly two decades after a brutal slaying, is bittersweet for family members who were robbed of precious memories.
Monday, Baton Rouge Police arrested James Johnson, 39, for the January 1995 killing of Lester Yarbrough and Patricia Jackson. An infant was also shot... more »
December 4, 2013 11:46 AM
ALEXANDRIA - Yet another person is being charged with stealing fuel from a worksite at England Airpark.
Sheriff deputies in Rapides Parish say 18-year-old Matthew Thomas Curd is the eighth person arrested in the case. Curd turned himself in and was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. The... more »
November 27, 2013 12:11 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested four people and seized thousands of dollars worth of crack cocaine during two early morning raids.
Deputies found 2.5 ounces of crack at Robert Bennett's home, about $5,000 worth of drugs, after they say he flushed the evidence down the toilet. Deputies... more »
November 25, 2013 9:57 PM
PLAQUEMINE- Deputies in Iberville Parish booked a man on rape charges, twenty years after the attack Monday night.
Bernie Metrejean was booked in to jail after he was arrested in St. Martin Parish on drug charges. His DNA matched the rape case.
Investigators believe Metrejean picked up a... more »
November 22, 2013 10:29 PM
BATON ROUGE- Deputies released additional details Friday night about a hotel shootout that ended in a suspect killing himself a day earlier.
Shrapnel that caused superficial injuries to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy and a Louisiana State Trooper came from a ricochet from a shot fired by... more »
November 22, 2013 11:15 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested two men from New Orleans on child pornography charges. The state Attorney General's Office says 37-year-old Brian Keith Stewart faces 15 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, with another count of distributing. He was arrested Thursday. 25-year-old Matthew Totaro was also arrested Thursday in a... more »
November 21, 2013 4:31 PM
WALKER- Less than 24 hours after 22-year old Jessie Gordon shot and killed himself as law enforcement tried to arrest him, his grandmother detailed his troubled past.
"He had just started getting into trouble again," Loraine Murtishaw said.
Murtishaw was horrified to learn her grandson killed himself as... more »
November 21, 2013 4:19 PM
LAFAYETTE- A grand jury here refused to indict a man on criminal trespassing charges after he was arrested for allegedly defacing a monument to the September 11th attacks in the city's downtown area.
Twelve years to the day, as much of the nation were honoring the heroes of that... more »
November 19, 2013 7:36 AM
SANFORD, Fla. - George Zimmerman's arrest following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend is the latest in a series of recent brushes he's had with the law.
The 30-year-old former neighborhood watch volunteer who earlier this year was acquitted of any charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin... more »
November 12, 2013 3:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - A driver stopped for speeding in Baton Rouge, leads to a more serious charge.
State Police stopped 20 year-old Jordan Winding, while he was traveling eastbound on Staring Lane late Monday night.
Winding then fled the scene, then stopped again on GSRI Avenue and took... more »
November 7, 2013 9:24 AM
GONZALES - A former law enforcement officer faces additional charges for alleged inappropriate behavior with a minor.
Authorities took Todd Tripp into custody Thursday morning for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
The arrest is Tripp's latest run-in with the law.
The 24-year-old was fired from his... more »
November 5, 2013 11:01 PM
NATALBANY- A grandmother is promising to take better care of her grandchildren since her son and his girlfriend were arrested when five children were found in a hoarder's paradise.
"I've been doing a lot of crying and a lot of praying," Tammy May told WBRZ News 2 in an... more »
November 5, 2013 11:39 AM
NATALBANY - Sheriff's deputies said an arrest warrant for theft in Tangipahoa Parish led them to five young children living in deplorable conditions.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 27-year-old Yance May in Natalbany Monday night on suspicion of theft and failure to appear.
Sheriff's department spokesperson Dawn... more »
October 31, 2013 7:33 AM
BATON ROUGE - A Southern University custodian has been booked on accusations he stole several laptop computers and projectors from the university. 31-year-old Brandon D. Square faces three counts of burglary and two counts of theft. Southern University Police Chief Ronald Stevens said investigators zeroed in on Square after concluding... more »
October 19, 2013 4:13 PM
HOUMA - Two members of the reality television show "Swamp People" have pleaded not guilty to charges alleging they attacked a man with a beer bottle at a store in August. The Houma Courier reports that Roland "R.J." Molinere Jr. and his son, Roland "Jay Paul" Molinere III pleaded not... more »
October 18, 2013 6:52 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A federal air marshal has been arrested and accused of taking cell phone photographs underneath women's skirts as they boarded a plane at Nashville International Airport. Nashville police say Adam Bartsch was on duty on Southwest Airline Flight 3132 on Thursday when a witness noticed he was... more »
October 16, 2013 8:21 AM
LOS ANGELES - An airport employee has been arrested in connection with dry ice explosions at Los Angeles International Airport. Twenty-eight-year-old Dicarlo Bennett, a Servisair employee, was arrested late Tuesday and booked for investigation of a destructive device near an aircraft. He is being held on $1 million bail. A... more »
October 15, 2013 11:46 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have arrested a second man in connection with a burglary of Acme Refrigeration.
Wayne Watson was arrested in Port Arthur, Texas after BRPD issued a warrant for him last week.
Watson will be extradited to Baton Rouge and booked into East Baton... more »
October 2, 2013 8:58 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Authorities say a man arrested at Jacksonville International Airport told security screeners he had a bomb in his backpack but they only found an electronic scale and batteries.
Zeljko Causevic was booked into jail early Wednesday. He's charged with making a false report about a hoax... more »
October 1, 2013 8:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - Deputies say an employee at the Renaissance hotel in Baton Rouge is accused of stealing more than $34,000 from hotel safe deposits and altering financial records to cover his tracks.
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies issued an arrest warrant for 38-year-old Matthew D. Dziadosz on... more »
September 24, 2013 8:21 AM
ARCADIA - A state trooper stopped a car for a routine traffic violation on Interstate 20 and found more than three pounds of marijuana in the car.
The driver, 24-year-old Jamar Harris, of Cleveland, Miss., gave the trooper consent Monday to search the car and uncovered the drugs and... more »
September 18, 2013 10:51 PM
BATON ROUGE- Homicide investigators cracked numerous cases and released details of arrests Wednesday.
Three people were booked on murder-related charges.
Isaac Carr is charged in the killing of Michael Williams. Williams was shot after an argument on Mohican-Prescott in 2011. Carr's relative, Delaney, was arrested for principal to... more »
September 18, 2013 6:37 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man today they said was responsible for a deadly shooting near a BREC Park earlier this month.
Investigators arrested Mrcarl Coleman, 19, on suspicion of killing Dwayne Foster, 48, in a shooting.
Police said Foster was found lying dead outside a BREC... more »
September 16, 2013 4:20 PM
SORRENTO - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man this weekend after they said he barricaded himself into his home and threatened them.
Deputies arrested Wesley Bowden, 33, of Sorrento after the incident Sunday night on Braud Street.
Chief Tony Bacala said it was initially reported as a... more »
September 13, 2013 12:00 PM
LIVINGSTON - Sheriff's deputies arrested eight people in Livingston Parish this week as part of a drug investigation.
Spokesperson Lori Steele said on Monday deputies arrested Curtis Baxter, 33, of Baton Rouge; Robert Halford, 37, of Denhams Springs; Dedrick Thomas, 32, of Walker; Denise Mann, 42, of Walker; Chad... more »
September 12, 2013 7:22 AM
CLINTON - East Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a 31-year-old man on drug counts after investigating a domestic disturbance.
Detective Don McKey says deputies went to the home of Brandon Cupit Wednesday to answer a complaint that he had allegedly struck his wife during an argument.
McKey says... more »
September 11, 2013 10:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- An accused serial rapist apparently worked at the hotel where he was arrested by U.S. Marshals Tuesday.
Van Dixson is suspected of nine attacks in Texas and has been linked to four through DNA. He was apprehended in Baton Rouge after he took a bus to Louisiana... more »
September 11, 2013 10:33 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies transported a 38-year-old Texas man accused of raping multiple women in the Dallas-area this summer to parish prison Wednesday.
Court officials say bond for Van Draylan Dixson has been set at $5 million.
US Marshals tracked down and arrested Dixson Tuesday at a... more »
September 11, 2013 8:19 AM
INDEPENDENCE - Four Independence High School students have been arrested after a campus-wide search uncovered prescription pills and an unloaded handgun.
Assistant Superintendent Lionel Jackson says a school resource officer suspected students were smoking marijuana on campus early Tuesday.
Officers with the Independence Police Department, the Tangipahoa Parish... more »
September 10, 2013 3:20 PM
BATON ROUGE- The US Marshals nabbed a man here who is suspected of raping four women in Texas.
Van Draylan Dixson, 38, was arrested about 2 p.m. Tuesday at a motel on Florida Boulevard after Marshals learned he was in the area and had arrived on a bus.
... more »
September 9, 2013 8:53 AM
HOUMA - A man who allegedly killed his girlfriend three years ago in Terrebonne Parish turned himself in Sunday.
Deputies say Corey Galmore faces second-degree murder charges in the case.
He is accused in the death of Merell Stewart back in February 2010.
Galmore is being held... more »
September 4, 2013 2:54 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police said they arrested a mother after she put her infant inside an ice chest with a gas can.
The woman's booking photo, commonly referred to as a "mug shot," was released by the jail Wednesday afternoon. Jami Jo Ranson remains in the custody of the East... more »
August 30, 2013 5:50 PM
WALKER - Sheriff's deputies arrested four people in Livingston Parish this week after they said they found meth and materials associated with a meth lab.
A sheriff's department spokesperson said investigators arrested Claud Kimble Jr., 23; Talandis Cotton, 22; Eugene Harrison Jr., 29; and Velise Vallery, 30, at the... more »
August 30, 2013 11:47 AM
MORGAN CITY - A 25-year-old Morgan City man is out on bond after he allegedly tried to pay to play a carnival game with marijuana. KATC TV reported the incident allegedly took place Thursday at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival fairgrounds in Morgan City. Police say Antonio Marcus Campbell approached... more »
August 28, 2013 4:20 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people in East Baton Rouge Parish Tuesday night after they said one of them was injured in a meth fire.
Deputies arrested Amanda Henderson, 26, and Mark Degruiter, 27, after the fire around 10 p.m. at 7940 Jefferson Highway.
Investigators said... more »
August 28, 2013 8:12 AM
BATON ROUGE - A man from Baton Rouge is under arrest, accused of being aggressive behind the wheel.
State Police say 25-year-old Mark D. Rogillio was pulled over by a State Trooper Tuesday evening for driving erratically on Essen Ln. near I-12. While speaking to Rogillio, another driver stopped... more »
August 27, 2013 10:58 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man from the New Orleans area will likely face charges after he crashed into University Lake near the LSU campus Tuesday evening.
Sheriff's deputies from West Baton Rouge said the man crashed during a chase that began at a truck stop casino on the western side... more »
August 26, 2013 7:38 PM
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON- Authorities say they have everyone involved under arrest in the beating death of World War II veteran Delbert Belton last week. A second 16-year-old was taken into custody without incident Monday morning after the first turned himself in. The 88-year-old Belton was beaten last Wednesday and robbed. He... more »
August 26, 2013 11:10 AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A federal and state investigation into dog fighting and gambling has resulted in the arrest of 12 people from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas. U.S. Attorney George Beck said Monday the 12 are charged with conducting an illegal gambling business and multiple dog fighting charges, including promoting... more »
August 26, 2013 8:04 AM
HAMMOND - Hammond police have arrested a man accused of stealing $200,000 worth of property from storage facilities in five parishes, including multiple facilities in Hammond.
Lt. Vincent Giannobile says 39-year-old Sherod Champ of New Orleans was booked by Hammond police with 42 counts of burglary at Hammond-area storage... more »
August 23, 2013 5:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a pizza delivery driver told them he was too busy with his phone to realize he hit someone with his truck last week, and charged him with negligent homicide.
Investigators said Darius Shaw, 18, was making a delivery on Tiger Bend Road Aug.... more »
August 21, 2013 4:15 PM
GONZALES - Police said a man shot after a confrontation with one of their officers this weekend is out of the hospital and on his way to jail.
Sgt. Steven Nethken with Gonzales Police said Daniel West, 33, was being interviewed by their detectives and deputies from the Ascension... more »
August 21, 2013 3:33 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Authorities have arrested a man suspected of calling in more than 40 bomb threats to the New Orleans Police Department this month. A criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court accuses the suspect, Jahvar Hooks, of making threats against schools, hotels, casinos and government buildings during a... more »
August 21, 2013 10:14 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Police say a New Orleans taxi driver was arrested after allegedly using his cellphone to record video underneath a woman's skirt without her permission, then using the footage to try and bribe her. The Times-Picayune reports Hervey Farrell, of Metairie, was arrested Monday and booked on charges... more »
August 20, 2013 10:34 PM
PLAQUEMINE- A juvenile and a teenager were arrested late Tuesday after a girl was shot with a paintball gun at the high school here.
Sheriff's deputies arrested Daryl Tillman, 18, and an unidentified person for firing at the girl while she left an after school event.
The unnamed... more »
August 20, 2013 5:31 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he surrendered to murder charges for a shooting earlier this month on La Annie Drive.
Cpl. Don Coppola said Reginald Pickett Jr., 19, turned himself in to detectives around 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Investigators accused him of... more »
August 20, 2013 3:47 PM
DECATUR, Ga. - A police chief says the suspect in a Georgia elementary school shooting fired from inside the school and officers returned fire. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric L. Alexander said at a news conference that the gunman who had an assault rifle was able to get into Ronald... more »
August 19, 2013 1:10 PM
THIBODAUX - Police arrested a juvenile in Thibodaux after they said he threatened someone with what looked like an assault rifle early Saturday morning.
Police said when they tracked down the juvenile they found out the gun was actually an Airsoft rifle meant to look like an AR-15 which... more »
August 14, 2013 5:14 PM
GONZALES - Deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he tried to kill his pregnant ex-girlfriend in Ascension Parish this morning.
Investigators arrested Cowan Collins, 27, on suspicion of attempted murder, attempted feticide, and illegal use of a weapon in the shooting of Kenyia Houston, 25, of... more »
August 13, 2013 4:22 PM
BREAUX BRIDGE - State troopers arrested one person and seized around $1 million worth of marijuana after a traffic stop on I-10 east of Breaux Bridge this week.
Troopers arrested Pedro Matamoros, 38, of Brownsville, Texas on suspicion of possession with intent to distribute marijuana after the stop early... more »
August 13, 2013 11:49 AM
DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said an undercover operation led to them taking several suspected drug dealers and others off the streets of Donaldsonville.
Chief Tony Bacala said the investigation started July 25, and led to six drug arrests. Investigators said they're also looking for an seventh... more »
August 12, 2013 3:06 PM
NEW ORLEANS - A 21-year-old New Orleans woman is in custody after she allegedly confessed to officers that she stabbed her boyfriend to death inside his home early Monday.
Police booked Lynette Carter on charges of second-degree murder in the death of 45-year-old Gerald Pierre.
Police say they... more »
August 9, 2013 11:43 AM
GONZALES - A Gonzales Police Department officer has been arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Battery.
34-year-old Davin Miller was arrested by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office was called in on the case by the Gonzales Police due to Miller working for the police department.... more »
August 8, 2013 10:41 PM
NEW ROADS - A fired deputy from the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office is also a non-faculty coach for a Catholic school in the area, WBRZ News 2 learned Thursday night.
Joseph Reed Bueche, 51, lost his job with the sheriff's office after he was arrested on two counts... more »
August 8, 2013 10:43 AM
NEW ROADS - A deputy with the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office has been arrested following a drug investigation. Sheriff Bud Torres said 51-year-old Joseph Reed Bueche, of Ventress, was fired Wednesday night following his arrest.
"Police officers are supposed to be held to a higher standard, we're supposed... more »
August 6, 2013 5:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge woman today after investigating multiple injuries to her daughter after she was brought into the hospital.
Investigators accused Tymekia Crawford, 20, of second degree cruelty to a juvenile.
Police said Crawford took her 11-month-old child in to Baton Rouge General... more »
August 6, 2013 11:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies announced a second arrest in connection with a deadly shooting during a drug deal last week.
Deputies arrested Julius Thomas, 23, on suspicion of first degree murder Monday evening. They previously arrested Jarvis Fleming, 21, also on suspicion of first degree murder.
Detectives... more »
August 2, 2013 3:08 PM
PORT ALLEN - Sheriff's deputies in Iberville and West Baton Rouge parishes announced a recent drug bust netted $1.4 million in synthetic marijuana.
Deputies arrested Kalid J. Jaber of Chalmette for speeding around 8:40 p.m. on Aug. 1. Investigators said after they had issues with his story, they checked... more »
August 2, 2013 2:21 PM
BOGALUSA - A Bogalusa man who allegedly caused a disturbance by dancing drunkenly in the street has also gained the distinction of apparently being the first person charged with a violation of the city's "saggy pants" ordinance. Police responded to a complaint call late Sunday.
When they arrived, he... more »
August 2, 2013 11:52 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 19-year-old Baton Rouge man after they said he tried to shoot and kill his pregnant girlfriend this morning.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested Gregory Williams after the shooting around 1:30 a.m. at Kings Court Apartments.
Investigators said Williams shot his girlfriend... more »
August 1, 2013 3:10 PM
WALKER - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Walker Police officer after they said he beat a suspect accused of raping a juvenile, then let the juvenile's family members hit the suspect as well.
Investigators said on July 24 Officer James Dipuma, 32, arrested Raymond Robison, 19, on suspicion of having... more »
August 1, 2013 1:06 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police seized guns, drugs, and cash during a narcotics investigation around Baton Rouge recently.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested four people on July 30: 31-year-old Ricardo Phillips, 29-year-old Randy Phillips, 28-year-old Kenneth Sterling, and 52-year-old Jonathan Shaffer, all of whom were charged with drug possession... more »
August 1, 2013 10:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a man wanted in connection with a deadly deadly shooting Wednesday surrendered to investigators today.
Cpl. Don Coppola said Devante Courtney surrendered to a warrant for murder in the death of Gregory Short.
Investigators said Short was shot in the neck during a... more »