October 17, 2014 11:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - Narcotics agents say a traffic stop of a passenger bus headed east on I-12 led to the arrest of a Texas man and the seizure of a large amount of methamphetamine disguised as decorative candles early Thursday morning.
Officers with the Baton Rouge Police Highway Interdiction... more »
October 16, 2014 9:47 PM
BATON ROUGE- Three people were arrested Thursday on obstruction of justice charges related to a murder investigation.
Police said they arrested Natasha Tate, 40, Donte Tate, 20, and Danny Allen, 26. The group is accused of contacting a witness and making verbal threats then stalking her house.
The... more »
October 16, 2014 3:51 PM
DUSON - Sheriff's deputies in Acadia Parish arrested a high school teacher accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with three 16-year-old students.
34-year-old Tracy Marie Barras, a math teacher at Crowley High School, was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon at her home without incident, according to deputies.
The investigation... more »
October 16, 2014 12:09 PM
LAFAYETTE - Police said an 18-year-old anti-hero on a half-shell used "turtle power" and a makeshift weapon to rob an Acadiana convenience store.
KATC-TV in Lafayette reports the incident happened around 6 a.m. on Thursday morning at a convenience store located on East University Avenue.
Police said Detron... more »
October 15, 2014 4:14 PM
IRVING, TX - Dallas running back Joseph Randle won't be suspended after his arrest on a shoplifting charge. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday the Randle would be fined "significantly" but would play Sunday against the New York Giants. Randle was charged with a Class B misdemeanor of theft between... more »
October 9, 2014 4:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police announced ten arrests and several drug and gun seizures Thursday as the result of several recent BRAVE unit patrols through Baton Rouge.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with BRPD said the arrests included some from proactive patrols around the Southern University homecoming game. McKneely said BRAVE officers... more »
October 9, 2014 3:15 PM
GONZALES - Police said they arrested a man last month accused of kicking in the door of a Gonzales home and making off with jewelry.
Gonzales police said they responded to the scene of a burglary early on the morning of Sept. 15 to find that Cody Wayne Bradley... more »
October 9, 2014 12:25 PM
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Police say a Mississippi college student has been arrested after bungled prank led to the deaths of two Chilean flamingos at the Hattiesburg Zoo. Hattiesburg police spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler says 19-year-old Devin Nottis of Pascagoula is charged with grand larceny. The University of Southern Mississippi student... more »
October 8, 2014 10:56 AM
SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police have arrested 2 women and a man after an undercover operation targeting human trafficking. Police say the arrested were made at a motel in west Shreveport on Tuesday. Cpl. Marcus Hines says 27-year-old Allen Nash, of Dallas, and 19-year-old Rodisha Johnson, of New Orleans, were booked... more »
October 8, 2014 10:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a second man in connection with a September shooting over a cell phone that left one man dead.
Jordan Harris, 17, was booked on charges of first degree murder and armed robbery shortly after 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning, according to detectives.
Investigators... more »
October 7, 2014 4:48 PM
SLIDELL - A man wanted for robbing the same gas station twice in three days was arrested following a vehicle pursuit on Monday evening, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said the pair of armed robberies happened on Thursday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 5 at... more »
October 7, 2014 12:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man faces a range of charges including attempted second degree murder after he was arrested by EBR deputies Tuesday.
Dajuan Hills, 21, was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, possession of Schedule II drugs, criminal damage to property, illegal use of a weapon,... more »
October 7, 2014 10:56 AM
PONCHATOULA - Sheriff's deputies announced the arrest Tuesday of a man accused of sexually battering someone in Tangipahoa Parish this weekend.
Deputies arrested Brandon Scott Hudson, 31, Monday after getting a tip he was hiding out at a home in Ponchatoula.
Investigators said Hudson was wanted by Hammond... more »
October 2, 2014 1:58 AM
GRAPEVINE, TX - Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said Wednesday night that the alleged incident took place early the... more »
October 1, 2014 1:45 PM
WALKER - Police arrested a couple on drug and child cruelty charges after investigators said the pair was found passed out in their truck at a traffic signal with their 2-year-old boy in the back seat.
Walker police said they got a call Monday afternoon from a motorist who... more »
September 30, 2014 11:46 AM
BALTIMORE - Olympic champion Michael Phelps is apologizing for his latest brush with the law, saying he is "deeply sorry to everyone I have let down" with an arrest early Tuesday on a DUI charge. Police charged the 18-time gold medalist after officers said he was speeding and failed field... more »
September 30, 2014 8:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a suspected gunman is behind bars after he allegedly bit an officer who responded to a report of a shooting on Monday night.
The shooting happened just before midnight in the 3100 block of Dalton Street. Police said they arrived on the scene to... more »
September 29, 2014 3:43 PM
PAINCOURTVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Assumption Parish reported two arrests Monday in connection with gun thefts from a hardware store in Paincourtville.
Warrants were issued for two men accused of stealing guns from Sagona's True Value Hardware store on the 6100 block of LA Hwy 1 on Friday with... more »
September 29, 2014 12:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man faces attempted second degree murder charges after he used a "dragon knife" to stab his ex-girlfriend's father twice during a Saturday night dispute in Baton Rouge, according to police.
Baton Rouge police said they arrested Jeremy Blouin, 18, after they responded to a reported... more »
September 24, 2014 12:45 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a hit-and-run wreck and an observant witness helped them catch up with a suspected bank robber who fled from East Baton Rouge to South Carolina.
Deputies said Michael Rossi, 24, was arrested Wednesday morning in South Carolina on a warrant for armed robbery.... more »
September 23, 2014 1:54 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A former Army soldier who allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion was arrested two months earlier in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map with a circle drawn around the White House. It was one of... more »
September 19, 2014 9:49 AM
GONZALES - An Ascension Parish man was arrested after Sheriff's deputies found nearly 100 marijuana plants growing at his home.
According to APSO, they were tipped off to the plants by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. When they arrived at Ronald Fuselier, Jr.'s home, they could smell a... more »
September 19, 2014 6:47 AM
WASHINGTON - A 27 year-old Washington area woman has been booked with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after her parents were shot. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells The Advertiser Jamie Kristen Fontenot's 59-year-old father and 58-year-old mother were taken to a nearby hospital following Wednesday night's shooting.... more »
September 18, 2014 3:26 PM
DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said an investigation into reports of forged prescriptions at a Dutchtown pharmacy lead to the arrest of two women on Wednesday.
APSO Narcotics Detectives began to look into the incident when a pharmacy employee said there was a woman at the store... more »
September 17, 2014 10:29 AM
GONZALES - A pharmacy tech has been arrested after investigators found she had taken thousands of hydrocodone and alprazolam pills.
35-year-old Shantrell Landry worked at the CVS Pharmacy in Gonzales where the pills went missing.
Hydrocodone is one of the most prescribed pain killers in the country, while... more »
September 16, 2014 12:30 PM
GONZALES - Narcotics agents with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Juvenile Division said they arrested four people while searching a Gonzales home rumored to be used for dealing drugs and underage sex.
Agents said two of the people arrested lived at the home, and two more arrived at... more »
September 14, 2014 3:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say one of their own was shot early Sunday morning and a suspect has been arrested.
News 2's sister station reports the officer is Jonathan Smith, 44. He was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.
Police say Smith was... more »
September 10, 2014 12:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - Alcohol and Tobacco Control agents arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of selling illegal alcohol online without a state or local permit on Wednesday.
ATC agents arrested 28-year-old Jeffrey Daniels at his home Wednesday and booked him into parish prison on charges of selling alcohol without... more »
September 10, 2014 12:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of engaging in inappropriate behavior with a 15-year-old girl investigators said he picked up at a bar and brought back to his apartment in July.
Bolton Alford, 21, was arrested Tuesday and faces charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and... more »
September 10, 2014 11:34 AM
VIDALIA - Police have arrested a Concordia Parish correctional officer after prison officials learned the officer allegedly smuggled marijuana to give to an inmate. The Natchez Democrat reports 24-year-old Alfred James Chest, of Ferriday, was arrested Monday and charged with possession of drugs, introduction of contraband into a penal institute... more »
September 9, 2014 3:53 PM
SLIDELL - Police said a threat made through social media that targeted Salmen High School in Slidell was a prank and that a full-scale investigation is underway.
According to Slidell Police, students were not in danger at any time after the threats were made.
"I can assure you... more »
September 9, 2014 10:10 AM
VIVIAN - Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting involving two brothers. Sheriff Steve Prator says deputies and Vivian police responded to a call at the Monterey Hills Apartments around noon Monday. Officers found 28-year-old LaMichael Watson suffering from a wound to the abdomen. Det. Andy Scoggins said Watson... more »
September 5, 2014 11:28 AM
BATON ROUGE - A woman faces animal cruelty charges after authorities discovered she left two small puppies in a small storage room for a week.
Baton Rouge Constables responded to an apartment to serve an eviction, and found the two pups in an unventilated storage room. The puppies had... more »
September 4, 2014 5:12 PM
ST. AMANT - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish arrested two people on Wednesday accused of operating a meth lab inside the same St. Amant home where they were raising their two-year-old child.
Heath Trabeaux, 42, and Molly Pinson, 26, were booked into the parish jail and will face charges... more »
September 4, 2014 5:44 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they've arrested three people in connection with a hit-and-run accident in which a stolen ATV hit and killed a 37-year-old woman. Police say 29-year-old Darrin Smith was booked Wednesday with manslaughter in the July 27 death of Daphne Cola. They say 25-year-old Sadie... more »
September 3, 2014 10:41 AM
CHICOPEE, MA - A Massachusetts state trooper noticed something a little odd about the license plate she spotted on a car on Interstate 391 in Chicopee. Upon closer inspection, there was a lot odd about it. The "license plate" on the car pulled over at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday was... more »
September 2, 2014 4:51 PM
LIVINGSTON - A couple arrested by police in June for leaving their 6-month-old daughter locked in a parked car at a Walker department store pleaded guilty to the child cruelty and drug charges against them on Tuesday.
Billy Arthur Henry Jr., 35, was sentenced to four years at hard... more »
September 1, 2014 5:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - A mother facing felony charges for her alleged attack on an elementary school bus driver was arrested over the weekend, according to Baton Rouge police.
The incident occurred on Aug. 22 when Jasmine Cleveland, 22, boarded the bus on Osceola Street, cursed the driver out and... more »
September 1, 2014 2:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Denham Springs woman accused of using her bookkeeping business to steal over $500,000 from one of her clients was arrested in New Orleans on Friday.
Jefferson Parish police say the owner of Accurate Business Services LLC, 40-year-old Kristin Koenig, wrote checks to herself rather than... more »
August 31, 2014 10:56 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the officer Monday who shot a suspected drunk driver after he resisted arrest early Sunday morning.
BRPD identified the officer as Matthew Jackson, a five year veteran of the Baton Rouge force. Jackson has been placed on paid administrative leave as... more »
August 30, 2014 5:23 PM
LIVINGSTON - Deputies say they arrested a man they believe killed a woman in Livingston Parish Saturday morning.
Officials say Caleb Lejune, 27, killed Joy Messina, 47, at the house they shared on the 28000 block of S. Satsuma Road. He was arrested after deputies stopped him traveling on... more »
August 29, 2014 3:55 PM
BAKER - Police said they arrested a man on other charges after he shot and killed a teen in self-defense Thursday night.
Officers responded to Heath Drive around 10 p.m. where they found 19-year-old Laquincia Wilkerson on the ground. Police confirmed that she had been shot and killed.
... more »
August 28, 2014 2:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man accused of driving over twice the posted speed limit in East Baton Rouge Parish, is now behind bars.
State police arrested 20 year-old Dmonte Stockton, of Baton Rouge, for driving 129 mph in a posted 55 mph zone on Nicholson Drive.
Stockton was booked... more »
August 27, 2014 5:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children Police said 34-year-old Michael Finnie was arrested Wednesday in Chalmette on two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted... more »
August 27, 2014 12:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is locked up after threatening to go on a shooting spree near the Baton Rouge Community College campus Wednesday morning.
Baton Rouge Police say 27-year-old Damien McCray of Baton Rouge said he was going to shoot 70 people while he was just... more »
August 26, 2014 10:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - Rachel Hayden, the wife of "Sons of Guns" reality show star William Hayden, said her husband is innocent of child sex charges that were filed against him Tuesday.
"I would have known," she said about the situation. Rachel Hayden believes she is close enough with the... more »
August 26, 2014 3:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies re-arrested "Sons of Guns" reality show star William Hayden Tuesday for new child sex charges.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office issued a new arrest warrant Tuesday for Hayden on aggravated rape charges. U. S. Marshals arrested Hayden in Livingston Parish, and he was... more »
August 25, 2014 4:08 PM
SLIDELL - A man who claimed he needed money to pay his probation fees robbed a woman at gunpoint early Monday morning, according to Slidell Police.
Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at around 9:30 a.m. at Forestwood Apartments, a few blocks from the Slidell Police... more »
August 22, 2014 4:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge said they arrested a cable contract worker on Friday who is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old while on the job in June.
Christopher Hilton, 37 of Kentwood was booked into the parish jail on a carnal knowledge of... more »
August 21, 2014 3:02 PM
HAMMOND - An investigation led by Louisiana Attorney General "Buddy" Caldwell's Cyber Crime Unit led to the Wednesday arrest of a Hammond man accused of 16 counts of child pornography.
19-year-old Brandon Brown was booked into Tangipahoa Parish Jail on 15 counts of possession of and one count of... more »
August 21, 2014 11:25 AM
HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish said they arrested two men in connection with an apartment burglary in Hammond on Wednesday.
Witnesses said three men exited an apartment on Honeysuckle Drive and got into a vehicle as deputies were on their way to the scene.
One of... more »
August 20, 2014 3:50 PM
ST. MARTINVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Texas man after investigators said he was spotted naked and wandering around the Butte La Rose Welcome Center Wednesday.
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies charged Parker Madison, 23, of Plano, Texas with two counts of obscenity.
Deputies said someone from the... more »
August 19, 2014 11:12 AM
NEW IBERIA - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Iberia Parish man and a teen after they said the pair broke into a business and stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics as well as an air conditioning unit.
Deputies accused Shay Lacour, 19, and a 16-year-old male of simple burglary.... more »
August 18, 2014 10:18 AM
METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a mother and father passed out on heroin with their two young sons in the car. Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the sheriff's office, says 41-year-old Michael Pierce and 34-year-old Melanie Pierce, of Denham Springs, were found Sunday in their car in... more »
August 15, 2014 3:53 PM
ZACHARY - A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Zachary now faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said he tried to run over a police officer during a high speed chase.
On Aug. 12, 21-year-old Chavis Duncan of Baker went to visit his probation office at... more »
August 14, 2014 10:39 AM
ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in West Feliciana Parish said they arrested an Angola maintenance worker on charges of malfeasance in office late Wednesday afternoon after he was accused of inappropriate behavior with an inmate.
Deputies said they arrested 64-year-old Danny Daniel of St. Francisville shortly after 4 p.m.... more »
August 14, 2014 8:12 AM
VIDALIA - Police say two West Monroe residents face charges after leaving an infant unsupervised on the hood of their car at the Vidalia Riverfront while they fished in the Mississippi River. Police Chief Arthur Lewis says an officer noticed 32-year-old Marcella Cooper picking up the 2-week-old infant from a... more »
August 12, 2014 7:58 PM
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA- A 41-year-old mom is under arrest for helping her teen son set himself on fire as part of a dare on YouTube known as the "fire challenge."
It's where people pour flammable liquids on their bodies and set themselves on fire, hoping to extinguish the flames... more »
August 11, 2014 1:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - Relatives of Baton Rouge gun dealer and reality TV star William Hayden tell News 2 accusations he molested a child are lies made up to take advantage of his high-profile status.
Hayden's daughter Stephanie, who appears with her father on the Discovery show "Sons of Guns,"... more »
August 11, 2014 12:50 PM
HAMMOND - Louisiana State Police said they made multiple arrests and seized about 300 pounds of marijuana after an I-12 traffic stop on Sunday morning.
The bust took place shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday when troopers stopped a vehicle on I-12 near I-55. Investigators said the driver, 26-year-old Carlos... more »
August 11, 2014 12:05 PM
PONCHATOULA - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish said they arrested an accused crack cocaine dealer while patrolling in a high crime area of Ponchatoula last Thursday.
Deputies said they were making their rounds near N. First Street on Aug. 7 when they saw a parked vehicle speed off as... more »
August 8, 2014 1:24 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they arrested a man accused of his fourth DWI Wednesday night after he informed deputies that he was "too drunk" to pass sobriety tests.
Andrew Ellisor, 23, of Central was arrested around 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 6 after a member of the Delta... more »
August 6, 2014 5:58 PM
BAKER- A councilman here has a warrant out for his arrest, accused of stealing a pastry from a meat market and then threatening a store worker who confronted him about the alleged theft.
The warrant for John Givens was issued Wednesday, a day after police were called to Ragusa's... more »
August 6, 2014 3:39 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name and status of a teen who was shot while burglarizing a Baton Rouge home on Wednesday morning.
Investigators said 19-year-old Bem Sampson was detained after he was shot in the arm by a 57-year-old victim while he attempted to burglarize a residence... more »
August 6, 2014 2:52 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a convicted felon on drug charges in Donaldsonville Tuesday night.
Detectives arrested Gregory Sharat, 33, after they searched his home on W. Hwy 18 and located pills, marijuana and a large quantity of cocaine. Detectives said they also seized... more »
August 6, 2014 11:01 AM
BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a 55-year-old man after investigators said he tried to lure two juveniles into his home, and chased them when they refused.
Deputies charged William Johnson, 55, of Baton Rouge with indecent behavior with juveniles after the incident at S. Maribel Court Tuesday.
The... more »
August 1, 2014 2:08 PM
BATON ROUGE - Narcotics agents arrested the owner of a Harding Blvd. tattoo parlor and seized an array of street narcotics during a raid of the man's business last night.
Agents searched the property owned by Rodney Johnson, 37, on the evening of July 31 after undercover detectives were... more »