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  • Arrest made in 2013 club shootings

    April 17, 2014 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced an arrest today in connection with a June 2013 shooting at a Baton Rouge club that killed one woman and injured three other people. Baton Rouge Police arrested Donnaryo Lathers, 20, on suspicion of first-degree murder, three counts of attempted first-degree murder, and illegal... more »
  • EBRSO: Victim recorded man raping her

    April 14, 2014 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man after they said he raped a woman, and the victim recorded the incident on her cell phone. Deputies accused Joshua Paul Thompson, 31, of rape and false imprisonment Sunday. Investigators said Thompson threatened the victim with death... more »
  • SWAT responds to kidnapped school bus driver Play Video

    April 14, 2014 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he kidnapped a school bus driver at gunpoint, then barricaded himself inside his home. Police accused Jock Jones, 37, of aggravated kidnapping, carjacking and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Cpl. Don Coppola with... more »
  • Driver arrested in deadly Florida day care crash Play Video

    April 11, 2014 6:47 AM

    WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - A manhunt across Florida has ended with the surrender of an SUV driver wanted in a fatal crash at a day care that killed a 4-year-old whose mother pleaded for him to turn himself in. Twenty-eight-year-old Robert Alex Corchado was charged Thursday with leaving the... more »
  • Arrest report: WBR deputy involved with informants, stole and used drugs

    April 9, 2014 8:03 PM

    PORT ALLEN- Arrest records suggest a former, high-ranking West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy, who was arrested three days ago, was involved romantically with two paid informants and gave one of them items from the evidence locker. Mervin Jerome Fontenot faces possession with intent to distribute drugs and malfeasance... more »
  • WBRSO major's arrest could impact cases

    April 9, 2014 5:44 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A legal expert believes the arrest of a high-ranking West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Major could have a far-reaching impact on open and closed cases in West Baton Rouge Parish. Mervin Jerome Fontenot was arrested Monday for possession with intent to distribute drugs and malfeasance in... more »
  • UConn partying links twin national title victories Play Video

    April 9, 2014 6:52 AM

    STORRS, CT - Partying on the UConn campus started Monday and regained momentum Tuesday following a second national championship title in less than 24 hours. The women's basketball team beat Notre Dame 79-58 in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, capturing a record ninth national title. The victory came a day after... more »
  • Man accused of rape, battery

    April 4, 2014 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge arrested a man on charges of rape and battery. Police say Terry Selvage chased the victim into the bathroom when she tried to get away from him, and then Selvage kicked her into the bathtub where he began to beat her. ... more »
  • BRPD: Tip led to bank robbery arrest

    April 4, 2014 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a tip received late Thursday night led them to a man suspected of robbing a Baton Rouge bank that same day. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said investigators arrested Luther Smith, 56, on suspicion of armed robbery. McKneely said the tip helped officers identify Smith... more »
  • BRPD: U. S. Attorney stops burglary

    April 2, 2014 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police say U.S. Attorney J. Walter Green helped foil the burglary of his aunt's home on Lakeshore Drive. Detectives arrested Sidney Parker on charges of attempted burglary and simple battery. Police say Green observed Parker attempting the burglarize the home while out walking... more »
  • Arrest made in hair salon burglary

    March 31, 2014 11:37 AM

    ST. AMANT - An arrest has been made in the burglary of a hair salon in St. Amant. Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 50 year old Todd Borskey for the March 21 burglary of Cutting Up Hair Salon. Major Kevin Hanna with the APSO says... more »
  • One arrested in Glen Oaks shooting

    March 28, 2014 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man investigators said was involved in a deadly shooting in the Glen Oaks area of East Baton Rouge Thursday night. Deputies accused Cedric Glasper, 24, of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder. Detectives said Glasper got into a... more »
  • Agency calls WTC parachute jump a 'selfish act' Play Video

    March 25, 2014 7:00 AM

    NEW YORK - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has condemned the parachute jump off 1 World Trade Center last fall by four skydiving enthusiasts as a "lawless and selfish act that clearly endangered the public." The agency said in a statement released early Tuesday that one... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Arrested officer still enforcing laws Play Video

    March 24, 2014 3:41 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Tonight, there are serious questions about why Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley is enforcing laws in another municipality. Whaley was arrested on charges of felony theft and malfeasance in January, after confessing to an FBI agent that he fraudulently used the town's credit card to gas up his... more »
  • Captured inmate still in hospital with dog bites

    March 17, 2014 3:16 PM

    HAMMOND - The inmate recaptured after an escape and massive manhunt last week is still in the hospital due to bites from the K9s who found him, according to authorities. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards told WWL-TV that Christopher Ricker, 35, will face additional charges for his escape. ... more »
  • Deputies: Woman burglarized grandparents

    March 17, 2014 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 21-year-old woman accused of burglarizing her grandparents' house in December of more than $10,000 worth of valuables, with help from several friends. Deputies booked 21-year-old Jenna Turner, of Greenwell Springs, over the weekend on counts of aggravated burglary,... more »
  • Southern police arrest three in dorm invasion, attempted armed robbery

    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 »
  • BRPD: Drunk man passed out behind the wheel

    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 »
  • Arrest warrant details rape claim against Sharper

    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 »
  • Police: Arrest in murder case

    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 »
  • Former Saints player surrenders to police

    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 Sharper surrendered to police Thursday night. An arrest warrant was issued for the former New Orleans Saints player and another... more »
  • Police: Children in car while mom smokes pot

    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 »
  • U.S. wants Mexican drug lord extradited Play Video

    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 »
  • Sheriff could discuss details of deputy's arrest Friday evening

    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 »
  • 2 UT players arrested on alcohol-related charges

    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 »
  • Man arrested on rape charge

    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 »
  • Arrest made in armed robbery fatal crash

    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 »
  • Man arrested for 3rd offense DWI in deadly crash

    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 »
  • High-end purse burglary

    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 »
  • Peddler warned, then arrested

    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 »
  • Prostitution investigation leads to another arrest

    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 »
  • Four arrested in Ascension drug bust

    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 »
  • Life imitates TV

    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 »
  • Walker woman's son arrested, accused of killing her Play Video

    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 »
  • Covington cop who arrested football refs demoted

    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 »
  • Police find drugs, arrest one at Baker business Play Video

    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 »
  • Nine arrested in prostitution sting

    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 »
  • Man arrested after "gift from God"

    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 »
  • Woman arrested in connection with 12-year-old's rape

    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 »
  • Victim's daughter: I'd ask accused killer, "why?" Play Video

    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 »
  • Eighth person arrested in fuel theft

    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 »
  • Raid nets crack, several arrests Play Video

    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 »
  • Deputies: 20-year-old rape case solved, arrest made

    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 »
  • Deputies release new details in deadly hotel shootout

    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 »
  • Two men arrested on child porn charges

    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 »
  • Suspect's grandmother details his troubled past Play Video

    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 »
  • No indictment for radical political display

    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 »
  • Judge to decide if Zimmerman is released on bail

    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 »
  • Speeding violation leads to underage DWI arrest

    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 »
  • Former deputy re-arrested for having sex with minor

    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 »
  • EXCLUSIVE: mom hopes tough love will turn hoarder son around Play Video

    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 »
  • Children found in "deplorable" conditions

    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 »
  • Southern custodian accused of theft

    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 »
  • Reality show cast members arrested

    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 »
  • Air marshal accused of taking photos under skirts

    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 »
  • Arrest in LA airport ice explosions

    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 »
  • Second arrest made in AC burglary

    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 »
  • Authorities: Man at Fla. airport said he had bomb

    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 »
  • Hotel employee accused of pocketing deposits

    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 »
  • Traffic stop leads to discovery of marijuana

    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 »
  • Police stay busy, book three for murder in one night

    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 »
  • Suspect arrested in deadly shooting near park

    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 »
  • Deputies use gas, arrest armed suspect

    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 »
  • Eight arrested in drug investigation

    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 »
  • Deputies find meth labs under flowerpot

    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 »
  • Accused rapist did odd jobs around hotel where he was caught

    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 »
  • Bond set for Dallas rape suspect booked in BR

    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 »
  • 4 Independence High students arrested

    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 »
  • Serial rape suspect from Texas arrested in BR

    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 »
  • Victim's boyfriend arrested for 2010 murder

    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 »
  • Jail releases mug shot of mom accused of leaving child with gas can

    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 »
  • Meth lab warrants turn up out-of-state meth find

    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 »
  • Man accused of trying to pay for carnival game with pot

    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 »
  • EBRSO: Two booked after meth lab fire

    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 »
  • Arrest made in road rage incident

    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 »
  • Chase ends when car plunges into University Lake

    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 »
  • Another teen arrested in beating of veteran

    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 »
  • Feds announce dog fighting charges in 4 states

    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 »
  • Man accused of 5-parish burglary spree

    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 »
  • Pizza delivery driver charged in deadly hit and run

    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 »

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