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  • LaSalle man accused of timber thefts arrested in Alaska

    May 26, 2015 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana officials say a LaSalle Parish man accused of timber thefts worth more than $100,000 was arrested in Alaska where they say he was planning to flee to Canada. On Tuesday the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said James Marcus Ainsworth, 39, of LaSalle Parish, was... more »
  • Escaped inmate breaks ankle, gets recaptured

    May 22, 2015 1:40 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities said two inmates from the Ascension Parish Jail briefly escaped Thursday after they jumped a prison fence, injuring one prisoner's leg in the process. Deputies said the jail received an anonymous tip from a resident driving by the Donaldsonville jail who noticed what appeared to be... more »
  • EBR officials crack down on truancy

    May 18, 2015 7:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Family and Youth Service Center held mandatory meetings on Monday after 121 parents and guardians were arrested last week for not properly keeping their kids in school this year. Last week, a truancy round-up was conducted in East Baton Rouge Parish with the help of... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for eighth DUI

    May 18, 2015 8:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A man in Baton Rouge was arrested for his eighth DWI. Police say Alex Septh backed into a person on Kaufman Street in Baton Rouge. When police stopped him they found that he was intoxicated. They also say Septh had an open bottle of gin and marijuana... more »
  • $390,000 worth of cocaine seized in I-12 traffic stop

    May 15, 2015 2:02 PM

    HAMMOND - Louisiana State Police said a traffic stop on I-12 in Tangipahoa Parish Friday morning led to a pair of arrests and the seizure of more than $390,000 worth of cocaine. According to LSP, a trooper pulled over a Chevrolet Sonic on I-12 east of I-55 shortly after... more »
  • Man arrested near White House over drone

    May 14, 2015 3:05 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal law enforcement official says a man has been arrested after trying to launch a drone outside the White House fence. The official said it was unclear if the person intended to fly the aircraft at the executive mansion or whether he was trying to take aerial... more »
  • One suspected counterfeiter arrested

    May 13, 2015 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they arrested a man suspected of using counterfeit money in East Baton Rouge Parish recently. Detectives said Tyrone Clark, 20, was arrested Wednesday in Jefferson Davis Parish as a fugitive from East Baton Rouge. Clark is one of two men who deputies... more »
  • One arrested, one at large after pawn shop shooting

    May 12, 2015 1:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced an arrest Tuesday after a pawn shop worker was shot following a theft at the Baton Rouge business this week, and officers said a second person is still on the run. Cpl. Don Coppola said 17-year-old Christopher Stovall turned himself in and was charged... more »
  • Woman arrested in boyfriend's stabbing death

    May 11, 2015 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge woman has been arrested after deputies say she stabbed her boyfriend to death. Lisa Stewart was booked into Parish Prison with second-degree murder. The crime happened around 2 a.m. Monday in the 16000 block of S. Harrell's Ferry Road. Deputies responded to... more »
  • UPDATE: 4 arrested in shooting deaths of two police officers

    May 10, 2015 7:49 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A spokesman with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is confirming that a fourth person has been arrested this afternoon on charges related to the shooting of two Hattiesburg police officers. Warren Strain says 28-year old Cornelius Clark of Hattiesburg has been charged with obstruction of justice. But... more »
  • Couple arrested in dollar store shooting

    May 9, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a couple involved in a shooting outside a dollar store last month. Baton Rouge Police arrested 22-year-old Junise Griffin and 21-year-old Oliver Robinson after they got in an argument with two of the victims inside a Dollar General store on the 5400 block of... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of selling knock-off apparel

    May 8, 2015 8:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- State investigators have arrested a 40-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of selling knock-off apparel. The state Attorney General's Office said in a news release the handbags, watches, sunglasses and other items sold by Cheikh Tidiane Kane weren't nearly as valuable as he claimed. Investigators say they seized from... more »
  • Police ID suspects in child's disappearance; one has prior charges Play Video

    May 6, 2015 8:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the names of two people charged with kidnapping a murdered woman's child. Late Wednesday, police identified the suspects as Curtis King, 24, and Daaria Thomas, 22, of Baton Rouge. In addition to the aggravated kidnapping charges, the pair also face possession with intent to... more »
  • 2 men arrested for accepting package with marijuana

    May 6, 2015 10:29 AM

    ABITA SPRINGS- Two men have been accused of accepting a FedEx package stuffed with 60 pounds of marijuana in Abita Springs and taking it to Covington. State police said in a news release U.S. Customs and Border protection agents detected the package passing through FedEx's Memphis hub on April 25.... more »
  • Details released concerning dead baby found in trash compactor

    May 5, 2015 11:05 AM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a 22-year-old woman who now faces a second-degree murder charge after being accused of giving birth to her daughter at her home, then discarding the baby inside of a trash compactor. Slidell Police responded to the Canterbury House Apartments in Slidell Monday morning after a... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after storming into sleeping couple's home

    May 3, 2015 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is accused of the robbery and rape of a couple while they were sleeping in their home early Friday morning. Baton Rouge Police arrested 23-year-old Willie McCormick after he and two other suspects allegedly broke down the bedroom door and attacked the couple. ... more »
  • Man faces attempted murder charge in teen's stabbing

    May 1, 2015 5:51 PM

    HOLDEN - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish said they arrested a man accused of using a screwdriver to stab a 17-year-old in the face multiple times at a home in Holden earlier this month. 25-year-old Lawrence "Larry" Bottoms was arrested as a fugitive from Livingston Parish at his residence... more »
  • Man arrested for domestic violence after giving false statement

    May 1, 2015 1:02 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man accused of beating his wife after the couple turned up at Gonzales emergency room claiming they had been jumped by several men just after midnight Wednesday. 29-year-old Gregory Alix Jr. and his wife arrived at St. Elizabeth Hospital just after 12:30 a.m. with... more »
  • Suspect arrested in 'best-dressed bandit' robberies

    April 30, 2015 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a tip led them to arrest a Baton Rouge man suspected of being a well-dressed bandit who robbed local gas stations and kidnapped a woman. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested 53-year-old Michael West Thursday on suspicion of armed robbery at his home on... more »
  • Teen accused of cutting ankle monitor arrested after manhunt

    April 30, 2015 4:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A teenager accused of cutting off his ankle monitor who has been on the run for more than 24 hours was arrested in eastern New Orleans. Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reports the 16-year-old was found and arrested Wednesday afternoon. New Orleans police and the parish sheriff's office had been searching... more »
  • Sex offender arrested for failing to register

    April 29, 2015 11:58 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said a sex offender is back in custody after skipping out on his registration requirements again. Sheriff Jeff Wiley said deputies caught up with Wade Pardue, 36, Monday afternoon on Smith Road north of Prairieville. Investigators said they spotted Pardue outside a... more »
  • Small town chief must resign after plea deal over DWI scheme check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 28, 2015 3:22 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - The town will lose its police chief under a plea deal the now former officer reached with prosecutors in a criminal case over a DWI where the records were cooked. In July 2012, Chief James Jones (pictured right) and Mayor Charles Martin (pictured left) were indicted for... more »
  • Fire union president accused of violating probation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 23, 2015 6:21 PM

    GONZALES- Shane Spillman, the President of the Baton Rouge Fire Union, appeared in a Gonzales courtroom Thursday after his probation officer filed paperwork to have his probation revoked. Spillman was arrested for a second offense DWI last year. When he was picked up, the Investigative Unit discovered he had... more »
  • Two arrested and one at large in funny money case

    April 23, 2015 4:30 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people and said a third is wanted for using counterfeit money around Ascension Parish. Deputies charged 27-year-old Randal Bridges and 25-year-old William Bridges of St. Amant with theft and monetary abuse. Investigators said they're still looking for a third person, 24-year-old Kristen Dufrene... more »
  • Child predator back in custody

    April 22, 2015 12:02 PM

    CLINTON - Authorities said a convicted child predator who skipped out on his sentencing hearing last week has been taken back into custody in East Feliciana Parish. Sheriff's deputies said 35-year-old Prentiss Corey Chavers was arrested Wednesday morning and is being booked into the parish jail this afternoon. ... more »
  • Standoff at Ferguson home ends peacefully, man in custody

    April 21, 2015 2:58 PM

    FERGUSON, MO - A standoff involving Ferguson law enforcement officers and a man believed to have shot his brother in the head ended peacefully after hours of negotiations. Ferguson police spokesman Jeff Small says the suspect was taken into custody around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. The incident began nearly four hours... more »
  • Teacher accused of sex with student posts bond Play Video

    April 21, 2015 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former Christian Life Academy teacher accused of having sex with one of her students posted a $25,000 bond and was released from jail Wednesday. Sheriff's deputies arrested 27-year-old Amber Anderson Tuesday on charges of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Detectives said the student's... more »
  • Cops: Driver cruised for miles with man on hood after fight

    April 21, 2015 10:53 AM

    PITTSBURGH - State police say a Pittsburgh man drove for several miles through seven communities with another man clinging to the hood of his vehicle after an argument. The driver, 46-year-old Dwayne Harvard, is charged with aggravated assault and other crimes after the Sunday night incident. He tells local TV... more »
  • Woman accused of pouring bleach on 2 girls

    April 21, 2015 3:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 55-year-old woman is accused of pouring bleach onto two teenagers, and her 27-year-old son is accused of throwing one to the ground, breaking her arm. Officer Frank Robertson says Deanna Rudison was booked Monday with aggravated battery against the 18- and 15-year-old... more »
  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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