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  • Police: Utah man arrested after video of violent cat beating

    April 20, 2015 5:30 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah man has been arrested after authorities say a hidden video camera in the home where he was staying captured him violently beating a cat. Authorities say 19-year-old Jordan Lindquist of Saratoga Springs was taken into custody Friday on a felony animal cruelty charge. Police... more »
  • Deputies in Assumption arrest accused four wheeler thief

    April 20, 2015 2:34 PM

    PAINCOURTVILLE - Sheriff Mike Waguespack of the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested a man accused of stealing a four wheeler early last Monday morning. A homeowner in Paincourtville reported waking up around 3 a.m. on Apr. 13 to the sound of someone trying to start his ATV... more »
  • Man charged in fight over whether Jordan or LeBron is better

    April 20, 2015 10:08 AM

    STATE COLLEGE, PA - Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a Pennsylvania man's arrest on aggravated assault and other charges. The Centre Daily Times reports that 22-year-old Daniel Mondelice was first arrested early Saturday after fighting with another... more »
  • 6 people arrested in 2 states in terrorist probe

    April 20, 2015 3:51 AM

    ST. PAUL, MN - Federal authorities say six people have been arrested in Minnesota and California in connection with a terrorism investigation. A spokesman for the Minnesota U.S. Attorney's Office says the arrests were made Sunday in Minneapolis and San Diego but there is no threat to public safety. Spokesman... more »
  • Man arrested for beating up mother and daughter

    April 18, 2015 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man after a woman claims he broke into her home and brutally beat up her and her daughter Friday afternoon. Deputies arrested Charles Videau, 39, from Sunshine La, after the victim told officers she came home and noticed someone made forced entry into... more »
  • Target practice by three individuals causes school lockdowns

    April 18, 2015 12:31 PM

    DEQUINCY, La. - Target practice by two juveniles and an adult behind a DeQuincy apartment building led to lockdowns at two nearby schools. Police Chief Mike Suchanek says police heard gunshots about 11:20 a.m. Friday. He says the officers arrested two people who had been shooting a 9mm handgun, and... more »
  • St. Mary Parish deputies arrest man who escaped into bayou

    April 17, 2015 5:15 PM

    BAYOU BOEUF - A wanted man who managed to elude deputies in St. Mary Parish by jumping into Bayou Boeuf and swimming away was taken into custody Friday. Detectives say they found James Guerin hiding out in a storage building on Sixth Street in Morgan City. He was wanted... more »
  • Cross-dressing suspect arrested for serial shoplifting

    April 17, 2015 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man this week after investigators said they caught him dressed as a woman in a Walmart vest trying to take items out of the store in Baton Rouge. Deputies said they also believe 34-year-old Charlie Franklin pulled the same thing at an... more »
  • Police: Man claiming to be Thor assaults tree, officer while high on new designer drug

    April 16, 2015 11:58 AM

    MELBOURNE, FL - A Florida man believed to be high on flakka, a new drug that is an even more powerful formulation of bath salts, attacked a police officer after being hit with a stun gun twice. WKMG in Orlando reports Kenneth Crowder, 41, was arrested last Friday on... more »
  • Registered sex offender accused of indecent behavior with pair of girls

    April 15, 2015 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a registered sex offender from Denham Springs based on accusations that he engaged in indecent behavior with two girls, aged 8 and 9. 63-year-old Darryl Grimmer was working as a plumber at the victims' home and went to repair a toilet on Mar. 18.... more »
  • Convicted thief charged with cashing out again

    April 15, 2015 10:51 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a Thibodaux man after they said he was caught faking refunds at his job in order to steal money. Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii said his officers charged Dre Robertson, 21, with felony theft on Monday. Silverii said investigators were told Robertson had been... more »
  • Former tool CEO Knight surrenders on racketeering charge

    April 14, 2015 4:01 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The former CEO of Knight Oil Tools, Mark Knight, surrendered to a racketeering warrant in Lafayette Tuesday. According to KATC.com , Knight and his attorneys went to the jail so he could turn himself in. He was given a $100,000 bond. Knight is accused of being... more »
  • Man accused of uploading child porn to social media

    April 13, 2015 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities charged a West Monroe man with distributing child porn after an investigation by multiple state and federal authorities. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said 28-year-old Jamison Harvey was charged Monday with eight counts of distributing and one count of possessing child pornography. The AG's... more »
  • Man surrenders to charges in deadly I-10 crash

    April 13, 2015 11:50 AM

    GONZALES - A St. Amant man accused of killing a 66-year-old man during a crash on I-10 in February turned himself into authorities last Thursday. John D. Sanchez, 27, was arrested and charged with negligent homicide for his involvement in the Feb. 22 crash that led to the death... more »
  • Infant rescued from malnourishment

    April 10, 2015 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two parents are in jail for allegedly neglecting there three month old son to the point of starvation. Robert Scott, 28, and Sausha Clay, 22, have both been charged with cruelty to a juvenile. The infant was taken to Our Lady of the Lake weighing only... more »
  • Three arrested including juvenile in drive-by shooting Play Video

    April 9, 2015 11:03 AM

    HOLDEN - Deputies said three people are under arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting at a Holden home which injured someone inside, and said one of the shooters was a juvenile. According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office 18-year-old Breanna Hendry, 17-year-old Christian Taylor and an unnamed juvenile... more »
  • Man arrested in suspicious death investigation

    April 8, 2015 6:27 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Authorities said a Livingston Parish man was arrested Wednesday night in a suspicious death investigation. Livingston Police and the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Joseph A. Wilson was arrested for obstruction in connection with the death of 55-year-old Stacey Smith. Investigators said Smith was found dead... more »
  • Spring Break Busted: LSU students accused of hauling alcohol to Gulf Shores

    April 7, 2015 11:56 AM

    GULF SHORES, AL - Sheriff's deputies in Mobile County interrupted someone's Spring Break plans after investigators said they busted four LSU students under the age of 21 with more than a hundred cases of beer and liquor. Lori Myles with the Mobile County Sheriff's Office said the four teens... more »
  • Woman accused of leaving toddlers alone in feces-strewn house

    April 6, 2015 3:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 24-year-old Baton Rouge woman is accused of leaving her three small children at home alone in squalid living conditions. After receiving an anonymous tip, police said they found the children - ages 1, 3 and 5 - alone at an apartment Saturday. Police says the apartment... more »
  • Woman passed out in car arrested; 3 children in back seat

    April 6, 2015 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a woman Sunday after officers found her passed out in the driver seat of her vehicle with three children in the backseat. Antoinette Corner, 44, was booked on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, three counts of DWI with a child... more »
  • Man accused of rape at LSU dorm

    April 2, 2015 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Lafayette man after they said he forced himself on an LSU student in her dorm this past weeked. Investigators charged 19-year-old Victor Daniel Silva with forcible rape for the March 28 incident. LSU Police said the victim told them she saw Silva... more »
  • Durst lawyers: FBI illegally searched New Orleans hotel room

    April 1, 2015 4:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Attorneys for millionaire Robert Durst, who faces a California murder charge, say Durst's arrest in New Orleans on weapons charges was invalid, in part because the FBI conducted an unlawful search of his hotel room. Durst was arrested last month at the J.W. Marriott hotel in New... more »
  • Two accused of child trafficking at illegal club

    April 1, 2015 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baton Rouge man of trafficking children Wednesday after police raided what they said was an illegal club with minors dancing for money. Officers charged 39-year-old Trudell Richardson with trafficking children for sexual purposes and indecent behavior with a juvenile. Police said they... more »
  • Arrest made after delivery driver shooting

    April 1, 2015 9:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police have arrested a man in the fatal shooting of Domino's pizza delivery driver. In a news release, police say 24-year-old Michael Portis was arrested Wednesday and faces a charge of first-degree murder. Police did not release any information about what led to the arrest of... more »
  • Two arrested, one sought in Gonzales shooting

    March 31, 2015 5:36 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects and are searching for one other in connection with a shooting overnight in an Ascension Parish subdivision. Deputies accused 20-year-old Emery Young Jr. of Gonzales with eight counts of attempted first-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. Deputies said 18-year-old Deangelo... more »
  • Man accused of cruelty in child burning

    March 31, 2015 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge Parish man after they said he burned a child in his care, then didn't take them to the hospital because he had warrants for his arrest. Deputies accused 34-year-old Alexis Allen Powell of cruelty to juveniles and a seat... more »
  • Deputies find shake-and-bake meth lab

    March 27, 2015 2:42 PM

    BAYOU L'OURSE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Morgan City man this week after they said they found a hidden meth lab in a bucket at the man's Assumption Parish home. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said narcotics agents charged 49-year-old William Fontenot with creating a clandestine lab and possessing crystal meth,... more »
  • Former deputy arrested again on child porn charges

    March 27, 2015 11:14 AM

    ST. AMANT - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a former sheriff's deputy accused of using social media to attempt to have sex with a 13-year-old boy and possession of child pornography. Deputies arrested 26-year-old Todd Tripp of St. Amant Thursday and booked him into the parish... more »
  • Two arrested for family shooting

    March 24, 2015 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities made two arrests in Lafayette and East Baton Rouge Parish recently in connection with the shooting of a teen and her stepfather earlier this month in Baton Rouge. Police accused Quintin Thomas of shooting and killing 18-year-old Idalis Smith and injuring her 34-year-old stepfather. They... more »
  • TV host won't testify in Durst's hearing, magistrate says

    March 23, 2015 6:01 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A magistrate has ruled that prosecutor-turned-TV-host Jeanine Pirro will not testify in millionaire Robert Durst's hearing involving weapons charges. The 71-year-old Durst is in court Monday for a bond hearing. He's accused of killing a female friend in California 15 years ago and is being held in... more »
  • Japanese arrest man tied to ambassador threat

    March 19, 2015 7:45 PM

    TOKYO- Authorities in Japan say they arrested a man for making a bomb threat against the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and suspect he's the same person who threatened U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy. Police say the man was arrested on the island of Okinawa and he also threatened to bomb... more »
  • 7 arrested, 1 at large in drug bust

    March 19, 2015 5:31 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested seven people and said one is still at large as part of a drug investigation in Ascension Parish which narcotics said involved an unusual type of narcotics. Deputies said the arrests were made after an investigation earlier this week which also turned up drugs,... more »
  • Police: Woman stole hundreds on company card

    March 16, 2015 8:10 AM

    GONZALES - An employee at Approved Cash Advance was arrested after police say she stole hundreds of dollars using her company credit card. According to investigators, Bilan Brooks, 31, charged $800.00 to her company car. When she found out police had been contacted, detectives say she attempted to report... more »
  • Suspect charged in relation to Ferguson officer shooting

    March 15, 2015 3:39 PM

    CLAYTON, Mo. - A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting of two police officers who were keeping watch over a demonstration outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department last week. Authorities arrested 20-year-old Jeffrey Williams and charged him with two counts of first-degree assault, a... more »
  • Robert Durst, subject of HBO series, arrested in New Orleans

    March 15, 2015 10:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Robert Durst, a wealthy real estate heir and subject of a six-part HBO documentary on unsolved crimes was arrested on Saturday in New Orleans on a murder warrant. The FBI says Durst was wanted in Los Angeles in 2000 involving the murder of a close friend,... more »
  • EBRSO: Attacker bit in the crotch by victim

    March 13, 2015 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's detectives said a hospital worker who was sexually assaulted by a patient in East Baton Rouge Parish fought off her attacker by biting him hard enough in the privates it left teeth impressions. Detectives arrested Kendrick Carter of Zachary Thursday on forcible rape charges. ... more »
  • 5 arrested in Slidell counterfeit money scheme

    March 12, 2015 11:27 AM

    SLIDELL - Five people were arrested by Slidell Police following an investigation of a complex counterfeit money scheme that conned several New Orleans area businesses out of thousands of dollars. The investigation began in October of 2014 under Slidell Police Detective Luke Irwin. Over the course of the next... more »
  • 9 arrested in La. as part of nationwide ICE sweep

    March 10, 2015 11:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Immigration authorities said agents recently arrested nine people in Louisiana who were suspected of being in the U. S. illegally as part of a nationwide immigration sweep. Homeland Security said the operation, called "Cross Check," targeted convicted criminals who were illegally in the country during the... more »
  • Renewed calls for database after man's 4th DWI arrest Play Video

    March 9, 2015 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There are renewed calls for a statewide DWI database after a man was picked up for his fourth DWI arrest in about eight years. According to arrest records, 28-year-old Jacob Walker hit a car near I-12 and O'Neal Lane over the weekend but kept going before... more »
  • St. Martin Parish school board employee arrested

    March 6, 2015 4:40 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - A 27-year-old St. Martin Parish School Board employee is accused of molesting a juvenile. The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office tells KATC-TV that Kaylyn Huval, of Breaux Bridge, was arrested Friday for molestation of a juvenile after an investigation began when her employer contacted authorities about a... more »
  • Mississippi man charged in Exxon plant incident Play Video

    March 6, 2015 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police released the name of a man who witnesses said fired a gun wildly from his car before charging into an Exxon plant in the north of part of East Baton Rouge Parish Friday. Trooper Jared Sandifer said 28-year-old Telvin Henyard of Woodville, Miss.... more »
  • Man accused of church stabbing, carjacking

    March 4, 2015 3:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with a stabbing and attempted carjacking earlier this week in Plaquemine. Investigators accused 53-year-old Donald S. Phillips Jr. of carjacking, aggravated kidnapping and attempted second degree murder. Plaquemine Police said early Monday morning Phillips approached a woman in the... more »
  • Sheriff backs deputy in teen's Mardi Gras beating, arrest

    March 4, 2015 2:48 PM

    HARVEY - A New Orleans area sheriff is standing by a deputy accused of using excessive force by a teenager arrested after a Feb. 13 Mardi Gras parade. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand spoke at a Wednesday news conference about the arrest of 17-year-old Brady Becker. A widely seen cellphone... more »
  • Therapist accused of touching 11-year-old bonds out of jail

    March 3, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives arrested an East Baton Rouge therapist after one of his juvenile patients said the man fondled him during a session. Deputies booked William Abraham, 60, of Baton Rouge into the EBR Parish Prison Monday on a charge of child molestation. The sheriff's office said... more »
  • Teen, homeowner arrested after Walker home invasion Play Video

    March 2, 2015 2:02 PM

    WALKER - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish said they arrested two men and recovered stolen property during the investigation of a home invasion that happened at a home on Walker South Road Sunday. Benjamin Jarreau, 17, of Gonzales is charged with illegal use of a weapon, illegal possession of... more »
  • Police: Shoplifter threw daughter like 'a toy doll'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a man suspected of stealing items from a beauty shop in Slidell threw down his daughter when he was confronted by police over the weekend. Slidell Police said 24-year-old Lamar Causey of Baton Rouge threw his daughter "as if she was a toy doll" and... more »
  • Accused 'peeping tom' arrested during home burglary

    March 2, 2015 11:48 AM

    ZACHARY - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man Saturday after he broke into a home and then attacked deputies while attempting to escape the scene of the crime. Vontrail Walker, 29, of Zachary was charged with simple burglary, damage to property, simple escape and four... more »
  • Oyster and drugs violations land two men in jail

    February 28, 2015 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Chalmette men have been arrested for alleged oyster harvesting and drug violations in St. Bernard Parish. Louisiana wildlife and fisheries agents arrested 33-year-old Oliver Rudesill Jr. and 23-year-old Tracy Gallardo Jr. for several oyster, boating safety and drug violations after a boating safety inspection earlier this... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested on aggravated rape charges

    February 27, 2015 4:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a man accused of engaging in inappropriate sexual acts with a juvenile on Wednesday. Deputies received information stating that a 13-year-old girl was possibly being raped by Benjamin Tonguis, 37, over an undisclosed period of time. When Tonguis... more »
  • Investigation leads to recovery of meth, stolen gun

    February 27, 2015 4:04 PM

    ALBANY - The Narcotics and Uniform Patrol Divisions of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office conducted a drug investigation that led to a pair of arrests in Albany on Tuesday. Joseph "John" Wascom, 36, and Roy Hart, 32, were booked into Livingston Parish Detention Center on drug and firearm charges... more »
  • 13-year-old arrested in series of rapes in Uptown NOLA

    February 27, 2015 3:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested a 13-year-old boy accused of raping three of his siblings over a period of two years. New Orleans Police reported the incident involved victims that included girls aged 13 and 11 along with a 7-year-old boy. The crimes occurred in an Uptown home,... more »
  • Couple charged with defrauding Medicaid

    February 27, 2015 3:33 AM

    BAKER - The state attorney general says a Baker couple has been arrested on charges of allegedly conspiring to defraud the state's Medicaid program of more than $400,000. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says 41-year-old Shonda Augustus was arrested Feb. 4 and her husband, 36-year-old Melvin Williams, was arrested Tuesday.... more »
  • Another tax preparer arrested for tax fraud

    February 27, 2015 3:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Harvey woman is accused of falsifying information on her own tax return and those of clients of her tax preparation business. State revenue officials, in a news release Thursday, said Lisa Adams allegedly submitted state tax returns for Omega Tax Services clients containing false business losses.... more »
  • Couple accused of pouring beer down 1-year-old boy's throat

    February 26, 2015 12:02 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a couple is behind bars after they were accused of holding down a 1-year-old boy and pouring beer down his throat on multiple occasions. 24-year-old Brett Flower and 23-year-old Krysten Verdin of Slidell were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on cruelty to juvenile... more »
  • New Orleans police sergeant suspended following arrest

    February 25, 2015 10:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a veteran officer has been placed on emergency suspension after he was arrested on charges of filing or maintaining false public records and theft of goods over $1,500. In news release, police say Tuesday's arrested of Sgt. Ashish Shah came after an investigation... more »
  • State Dept. official charged with soliciting minor

    February 25, 2015 1:49 AM

    FAIRFAX, VA - A U.S. State Department official has been jailed on charges of soliciting a minor. Fairfax County, Virginia, Police Department spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell says 44-year-old Daniel Rosen was arrested at his home in Washington, D.C., about noon Tuesday and was in custody at the D.C. jail Tuesday night.... more »
  • Man arrested involved in Gonzales fatal crash

    February 22, 2015 11:44 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man involved in a fatal crash that killed a man on the interstate early Sunday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. on I-10 West of the Hwy 30 exit in Gonzales. Gonzales police arrested 27-year-old John Sanchez after being involved in a crash... more »
  • Deputies charge man with having drugs around kid

    February 20, 2015 11:34 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man after investigators said they found drugs in his home around his 12-year-old daughter, and a package full of marijuana which had recently been delivered to his house. Deputies arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Munnerlyn on Wednesday after they said he admitted he... more »
  • Kentucky town has had enough of the 'Frozen' weather

    February 19, 2015 1:40 PM

    HARLAN, Ky. - The cold might not bother Disney's Queen Elsa, but it's wreaking enough havoc in Kentucky that a police department announced a joke warrant for the popular "Frozen" character's arrest. Police in the small, rural town of Harlan posted a Facebook message Wednesday about Elsa. They wrote: "Suspect... more »
  • Man accused of selling pot, bootleg DVDs arrested

    February 19, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police who were investigating an armed robbery arrested a man accused of trying to sell marijuana and bootleg movies on Wednesday. Michael Lewis, 31, was taken into custody by officers at a location in the 9000 block of Airline Hwy. Police said they searched Lewis and... more »
  • Dozens arrested in WBR drug roundup Play Video

    February 19, 2015 11:54 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities accused a former school worker of selling prescription narcotics Thursday and arrested her as part of a drug warrant roundup. Deputies accused Keashu King-Wright of selling drugs such as oxycodone, diazepam, morphine, xanax, and valium among others. A sheriff's office spokesperson said King-Wright used... more »
  • Ex-deputy arrested for cattle theft

    February 19, 2015 3:13 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A former Caddo Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly stealing three cows and selling them for nearly $3,000. 54-year-old Marilyn Roberson was arrested Wednesday for felony theft following an investigation by the sheriff's office and Louisiana Livestock Brand Commission. The sheriff's office, in a news release... more »
  • Vanilla Ice charged with burglary

    February 19, 2015 3:06 AM

    LANTANA, FL - Vanilla Ice has been released from custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home. Police in Lantana say the recording artist and home-improvement-show host had been renovating a home next to the victim's. They said some of the... more »
  • BR attorney accused of stealing from elderly

    February 13, 2015 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office accused a Baton Rouge attorney Friday of stealing several items from an elderly client of his. Members of the U. S. Marshals Task Force arrested 63-year-old Stanley "Stephen" Spring at his law firm Friday. Deputies said an investigation into... more »
  • LSUPD: UREC, sorority bandit arrested

    February 10, 2015 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested a man Monday in connection to a series of thefts on the university campus. LSU PD said 25-year-old Timothy Cole stole several credit cards and electronics from the campus recreation center and the Delta Gamma Sorority house in January. Police said surveillance... more »
  • Teens arrested after fight at Tara High

    February 10, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged two teens with felonies after investigators said the pair jumped a 15-year-old boy at Tara High School this week. Deputies arrested 18-year-old Johnny Moore and 17-year-old Darius Watts after the fight Monday. Investigators said on Monday a deputy working extra duty for... more »
  • Selfie leads to teen murder arrest

    February 8, 2015 2:19 PM

    GREENSBURG - Authorities say a western Pennsylvania teenager charged in the shooting death of another teen took a selfie with the body and sent it to a friend on social media. The 16-year-old boy is charged with homicide and a firearms count in the death of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan.... more »
  • Police, U. S. Marshals arrest murder suspect

    February 6, 2015 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police and members of a U. S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing someone during an argument in a Baton Rouge grocery store parking lot. Police accused 18-year-old Sidney Ellois of second-degree murder, being a principal to attempted murder, contributing... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for child pornography

    February 6, 2015 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Special Victims Unit along with other agencies arrested a Baton Rouge man Thursday after they discovered he was in possession of child pornography in Ascension Parish. Investigators arrested 24-year-old Phillip Rome and booked him into the Ascension... more »
  • Suspects arrested in shooting of Irish police officer

    February 3, 2015 4:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities have arrested a suspect and his brother in the shooting of an Irish police officer. The New Orleans Police Department says 40-year-old Melvin Galle Jr. and his brother, Keith, were arrested Tuesday afternoon in the Jan. 27 shooting of 30-year-old Brian Hanrahan. Both men face charges... more »
  • Seat belt violation leads to mobile meth lab bust

    February 2, 2015 2:35 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested three people and shut down what turned out to be a mobile meth cooking operation after they pulled over a vehicle for a seat belt violation on Friday. Detectives said they stopped a vehicle shortly after it pulled out... more »
  • 'Operation Wild Wild East' in New Orleans: 111 drug arrests

    January 30, 2015 11:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Law enforcement officials in New Orleans are calling it "Operation Wild Wild East." A joint federal, state and local police operation that targeted violent drug offenders in eastern New Orleans has resulted in 111 arrests. Officials also said the operation resulted in the seizure of numerous... more »
  • Demerit badge? Troop leader accused of stealing from scouts

    January 29, 2015 11:14 AM

    OAKS, Pa. - According to authorities, this scoutmaster might deserve a demerit badge. Police say a Pennsylvania troop leader stole more than $10,000 from her Cub Scout pack and Girl Scout troop. Heather Belford was arrested Wednesday on charges including theft and receiving stolen property. She is free on $5,000... more »
  • Man accused of molesting 11-year-old girl

    January 28, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baton Rouge man this week of molesting an 11-year-old in his care while the girl's mother wasn't home. Police arrested 35-year-old Edward Humphrey Jr. Tuesday on charges of molestation of a juvenile and sexual battery. Investigators said the 11-year-old victim told them... more »
  • Residents praise sheriff's office alert system Play Video

    January 27, 2015 5:34 PM

    GONZALES - Residents in Ascension Parish praised their sheriff's office's actions after a man wanted in Georgia broke loose from a deputy trying to arrest him last night. Deputies re-arrested the man, Ricardo Rodriguez, Tuesday afternoon. He's wanted for sex crimes out of Georgia. The sheriff's office said Rodriguez... more »
  • Arrest made in connection with Alaska Street shooting

    January 27, 2015 1:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting on Alaska Street last month. Tyronn Collins, 21, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a warrant issued by BRPD investigators on Tuesday. According to law... more »
  • New Orleans man sentenced to 30 years for carjacking

    January 26, 2015 5:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man with "REDRUM" - murder spelled backward - tattooed across his forehead has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for carjacking a 68-year-old woman in a Metairie parking lot 15 months ago and being a habitual offender. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Daryle Guillot... more »

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