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  • Man accused of murder after giving victims synthetic marijuana

    May 2, 2016 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - EBR Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a man and booked him on a murder charge after he was accused of giving synthetic marijuana to two victims who overdosed. 20-year-old OJ Bonds was booked into the parish prison on charges of second-degree murder and possession with intent... more »
  • Man accused of pointing gun at another driver, fleeing accident

    April 29, 2016 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man Thursday after they say he caused an accident on Joor Road, pointed a firearm at the other driver and then fled the scene. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies charged 59-year-old Michael Mannino with aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless operation,... more »
  • BRPD: Man accused of burning toddler in custody

    April 29, 2016 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of severely burning a toddler last week. According to BRPD, 22-year-old Jamal Ackerson was taken into custody Thursday evening by 1st District officers and booked into the EBR Parish Prison on a count of second-degree cruelty to juveniles.... more »
  • Sex offender accused of trying to buy child for sex

    April 29, 2016 11:26 AM

    HOUMA - State Police detectives say they arrested a man who is registered as a sex offender in Michigan after he was accused of trying to locate and purchase a child for sexual purposes. 30-year-old Wade Perkins, of Grand Isle, was booked on a charge of attempt and conspiracy... more »
  • Vermillion Parish junior high teacher accused of rape

    April 28, 2016 12:56 PM

    ABBEVILLE - A teacher in Vermillion Parish is behind bars after he was accused of rape. James Harber is listed as a 7th grade teacher at J.H. Williams Middle School according to the school’s website. He was booked by Abbeville Police on two counts of second-degree rape and one... more »
  • Fundraiser for top Arizona Republicans accused of running meth lab

    April 27, 2016 11:22 AM

    PHOENIX - An Arizona woman who worked for top Republicans in the state and is now a political fundraiser is facing several felony drug charges after sheriff’s office deputies raider the home she lives in with her boyfriend and two children. A sheriff’s spokesman says 35-year-old Emily Pitha was... more »
  • Crawfish stolen from Houma business, 2 arrested

    April 26, 2016 9:12 AM

    HOUMA - Houma police say two men are accused of stealing several sacks of crawfish worth about $250 from a gas station. The Courier reports 45-year-old Richard Buck and 34-year-old Joshua Robichaux face a charge of unauthorized entry of a business. Police Chief Dana Coleman says the stolen crawfish were... more »
  • Victim's former co-worker, roommate charged in deadly stabbing

    April 26, 2016 12:15 AM

    ZACHARY - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man and charged him with killing his former co-worker and ex-roommate. David Matthew Lyon, 37, was arrested Monday and charged with 2nd Degree Murder. Deputies used fingerprints found at the crime scene to identify him as the... more »
  • 2 women behind bars in Ashley Madison revenge plot

    April 22, 2016 11:02 AM

    LOWELL, Mich. - After a Michigan woman was shocked to find three men showing up to her home looking for sex, two women are facing felonies. 46-year-old Teresa Allen and 51-year-old Gwen Eddy are accused of setting up a fake page on the website Ashley Madison. The website is... more »
  • Livingston Parish employee still employed despite DWI arrest in parish vehicle Play Video

    April 21, 2016 6:56 PM

    LIVINGSTON- A Livingston Parish employee remains on leave tonight, following a crash that left a parish vehicle severely damaged. State Police said Shevis Ball was drunk at the time of the crash. Ball blew a .168 after investigators administered a Breathalyzer. "He was officially off the clock when this... more »
  • Canadian border agents arrest man posing as teen to play high school hoops

    April 21, 2016 4:55 PM

    WINDSOR, Ontario - Officials at the Canadian border have taken an African man, believed to be 30 years old, after he spent the last six months posing as a teenager while attending a Catholic high school so he could play basketball. Jonathon Nicola, who was allowed in the country... more »
  • Second Elayn Hunt cadet arrested for smuggling drugs to inmates Play Video

    April 21, 2016 10:44 AM

    ST. GABRIEL - A second cadet at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle drugs into the jail, according to St. Gabriel Police. The cadet, 26-year-old Tierra Lewis, was booked on charges of introduction of contraband into a correctional facility and malfeasance in office after... more »
  • Man arrested after using 911 to report police search

    April 20, 2016 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a man was arrested after he called 911 to report police were searching his residence. Police say 22-year-old Demetrius Smith was booked on charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm with Controlled Dangerous... more »
  • Deputies make 5th arrest in 2015 Donaldsonville double murder

    April 19, 2016 12:23 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish announced the arrest of a fifth person in connection with a 2015 double murder in Donaldsonville. APSO says the arrest of Demond Foley came through a joint effort with the New Orleans Police Department and the U.S. Marshals late Friday evening at... more »
  • Thibodaux Police seize over $10k in drugs after two arrests

    April 19, 2016 11:15 AM

    THIBODAUX- Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced two arrests that led to police seizing a gun and $10,000 in drugs. Police arrested 20-year-old Alex Smith and 20-year-old Ariyaun DeJean for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, illegal carrying of weapon in the presence of CDS, possession of hydrocodone and... more »
  • Attempted murder charges in April 8 N. Ardenwood shooting

    April 18, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting that happened at a North Ardenwood apartment complex earlier this month. According to BRPD, 20-year-old Jaquan Johnson was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, illegal use of... more »
  • Woman accused of ramming another woman's car while 1-year-old in vehicle

    April 15, 2016 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman Thursday after she was accused of repeatedly ramming her car into another woman’s vehicle before beating her up. Baton Rouge Police booked 22-year-old Tykeisha Seals on charges of second-degree aggravated battery, simple battery, resisting an officer, disturbing the peace and cruelty to... more »
  • Police: Man left child inside car to enter casino

    April 11, 2016 3:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A 27-year-old man has been accused of leaving a 4-year-old child alone in a vehicle in the parking lot for 30 minutes while he went inside Baton Rouge's Hollywood Casino. According to a Baton Rouge Police report, security footage shows Quavis D. Grant walking the casino floor while... more »
  • Pointe Coupee man charged with his wife's murder

    April 7, 2016 11:06 PM

    PALMETTO - A Pointe Coupee man is charged tonight with his wife's murder. Kimberley Clark was found shot in a canal in Palmetto last month. Her husband, Sam Clark was arrested a week later. KATC reports Sam Clark was arrested last year in Livonia, on domestic abuse charges. He was... more »
  • Police: Woman attempted to stab boyfriend during altercation

    March 29, 2016 12:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say an investigation is underway after a woman attempted to stab her boyfriend Monday night in Baton Rouge. The incident happened at an apartment complex on West Chimes Street. According to police, she swung a knife at her boyfriend during at altercation. The victim only suffered... more »
  • Man says he was arrested for not returning VHS rental

    March 24, 2016 4:56 PM

    CONCORD, N.C. - A North Carolina man says he was arrested for failing to return a VHS tape that he rented in 2002. James Meyers says he was driving his daughter to school Tuesday when a police officer pulled him over for a defective tail light. He says the officer... more »
  • Arrest made in Evangeline Street murder

    March 23, 2016 8:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have arrested the suspect in the murder of a man on Evangeline St. earlier this month. Michael Demond Davis, 32, turned himself in to police Wednesday. He's charged with 1st degree murder in the shooting death of Tyrone Dyer, 34, in the 3800... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested after being identified by his mom

    March 21, 2016 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man arrested for an armed robbery at a Circle K in Baton Rouge earlier this month was busted after being identified by his own mother. Tevin Gunter, 24, is charged with armed robbery. Investigators released surveillance video from the incident at a Circle K... more »
  • Police: Man arrested after parking truck in middle of I-12

    March 16, 2016 12:49 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A trucker was arrested after police say he parked his truck in the middle of I-12 East near a construction zone in Livingston Tuesday night. Louisiana State Troopers and the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the call. A News 2 crew was on scene when the... more »
  • EBRSO arrest McKinley student for possesion of drugs

    March 11, 2016 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a McKinley High School student, 17-year-old Marquese Beamon, for possession with intent to distribute narcotic drugs, manufacture/distribution of manufactured drugs, and violation of uniform controlled substances in a drug-free zone. Beamon was in the school’s counselor’s office when the... more »
  • APSO: Tip from public and DNA evidence leads to Gonzales burglary arrest

    March 8, 2016 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tip received from the public and DNA results assembled by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab helped detectives make an arrest in connection with a burglary in Gonzales that happened last fall. 23-year-old David Holcombe Jr. was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on charges... more »
  • Father accused of forcing toddler to kneel on Lego blocks until knees bled

    March 7, 2016 4:56 PM

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn - A 23-year-old father from Brooklyn is accused of torturing his three-year-old son by burning and whipping him before forcing him to kneel on Lego blocks. WPIX-TV reported the toddler’s grandmother called to report the child abuse at the family’s home over the weekend. Police said... more »
  • Man accused of exposing himself to kids after offering them candy, R-rated movie

    March 7, 2016 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Baton Rouge man after he was accused of luring a group of kids into his house with the promise of candy and an R-rated film before exposing himself to them. 49-year-old Herman Lewis was booked on charges of indecent behavior... more »
  • Former Ascension deputy accused of pulling gun in daiquiri store fight

    March 7, 2016 2:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies in Ascension Parish say they arrested a man accused of brandishing a pistol during a fight at a daiquiri shop on Highway 73 late last month. 37-year-old Mike Renaud, of Geismar, was arrested Friday and booked on charges of possession of a firearm on premises of... more »
  • BR detox center employee accused of raping patient

    March 7, 2016 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of an Independence man who was accused of raping a female patient at the detox center by which he was employed. 25-year-old Julius Williams was booked into the parish prison on one count of second degree rape. Police said they responded... more »
  • Fired LSU worker arrested for theft of laptops

    March 3, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former LSU employee who was fired last year after he worked from home without permission for at least six months was arrested after he was accused of refusing to return university property after his termination. 38-year-old Srinivas Thouta, of Irving, Texas, was booked on charges... more »
  • EBRSO: Man robbed at gunpoint after he accepted offered ride home

    March 3, 2016 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in EBR Parish say they arrested a woman after a victim came forward to say she was part of a group that robbed him at gunpoint when they offered him a ride home from the convenience store. 24-year-old Kecia Farley was booked on a... more »
  • 3 accused of setting car on fire to collect insurance check

    March 2, 2016 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is accused of setting his SUV on fire in East Feliciana to collect an insurance check, and deputies think two of his friends helped him. Jason Williams' car was found torched in Ethel on Feb. 4th. A day later, Williams contacted the... more »
  • Two men arrested after shooting at each other during argument

    March 1, 2016 10:24 PM

    HAMMOND - Two men were arrested after exchanging gunfire during an argument Monday afternoon in Hammond. This story was first reported by our news partner Action News 17 . Officers with the Hammond Police Department were nearby and heard the shots. They responded to the scene in Hayden... more »
  • US attorney: Performer Big Freedia charged with theft

    March 1, 2016 7:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. attorney's office in New Orleans says the entertainer who goes by the name Big Freedia has been charged with theft of government funds. A bill of information filed Tuesday says the entertainer, whose real name is Freddie Ross Jr., illegally took money from the... more »
  • Woman pulled over for 4th offense DWI with unrestrained child in car

    March 1, 2016 6:59 PM

    ST. AMANT - A 32-year-old woman from St. Amant was arrested for her fourth DWI after she was reportedly pulled over with a BAC more than four times the legal limit with her unrestrained infant child in the vehicle Monday night, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deputies... more »
  • Father arrested after admitting shaking, dropping infant son

    March 1, 2016 4:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The son of a New Orleans attorney faces a second-degree murder charge after police said he admitted shaking, dropping and deserting his 2-month-old son who was found dead over the weekend. 20-year-old Justice Willard Brown faces charges in the death of his son, Justice Willard Brown... more »
  • Man attempts to bribe deputy during Wal-Mart shoplifting arrest

    February 26, 2016 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Sicily Island man after he tried to bribe an officer to get out of being arrested for shoplifting Friday morning. 21-year-old D’vonte Leonard was booked on charges of theft of goods, resisting an officer and public bribery following the incident... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman stole $10,500 from man after offering him sex for cash

    February 26, 2016 2:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a woman accused of stealing more than $10,000 from a man after she offered to have sex with him in exchange for money. 22-year-old Brittany Scott was booked on charges of criminal conspiracy and felony theft after deputies arrested her Friday.... more »
  • DEA task force member arrested by state police in drug probe

    February 26, 2016 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police have arrested a second investigator assigned to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force. Maj. Doug Cain, a State Police spokesman, says 49-year-old Karl Newman, a longtime deputy with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, was booked Thursday on counts of conspiracy to distribute... more »
  • Baker man accused of cutting fuel line, threatening to burn down victim's house

    February 26, 2016 12:05 PM

    BAKER - Police say they arrested a man after he was accused of cutting the fuel line on the victim’s vehicle and threatening to kill the victim’s family. 22-year-old Antonio Profit was booked on charges of stalking, communicating false information of planned arson, criminal damage to property, simple burglary,... more »
  • Watson appliance repairman arrested for ripping off 85-year-old victim

    February 25, 2016 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a Watson appliance repairman after an 85-year-old victim contacted them to say the man had ripped him off. 37-year-old Evan Stribling was booked into the parish prison on charges of felony theft, theft of assets from aged/disabled person and misapplication of contractor... more »
  • Naked woman trashes clothing store, jumps on car Play Video

    February 25, 2016 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A naked woman was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon after she trashed a clothing store and jumped up and down on a parked vehicle while shouting obscenities at passers-by. 52-year-old Elizabeth Ferger was booked on charges of criminal damage to property, obscenity, disturbing the peace... more »
  • Man arrested for causing December train crash in Gonzales

    February 24, 2016 12:17 PM

    GONZALES - Police say they arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of causing a train collision in Gonzales back in December. 39-year-old Harry White was booked on charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless operation after he was arrested on Monday. According to Gonzales PD, White was traveling... more »
  • Councilman says domestic abuse arrest was 'misunderstanding' Play Video

    February 23, 2016 12:08 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Monday night, a city councilman in Denham Springs returned to his seat for the first time since he was arrested on Domestic Abuse Battery charges. He spoke to News 2's cameras for the first time. "This whole thing has been a misunderstanding," Chris Davis claims. "You know,... more »
  • Woman accused of threatening students on SUBR campus with handgun

    February 22, 2016 1:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University Campus Police reported the arrest of a woman accused of brandishing a pistol while threatening two students at the North Baton Rouge university last Thursday. 20-year-old Brittany Henry was booked on charges of carrying a firearm on school campus, aggravated assault and obstruction/interference with... more »
  • EBRSO: Man beat 12-year-old daughter as punishment for online video

    February 19, 2016 2:06 PM

    BAKER - Deputies in Baker say they arrested a man accused of hitting his daughter in the face as punishment for a sexual video of her that surfaced online. 38-year-old Frankie Jordan was booked on charges of domestic abuse battery and cruelty to juveniles after he was arrested Wednesday.... more »
  • New Orleans woman arrested at Belle casino for blackjack cheating

    February 19, 2016 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police arrested a New Orleans woman at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino after surveillance footage revealed she was illegally placing bets at the blackjack table. 44-year-old Rose Powell was booked on one count of cheating and swindling following her arrest Thursday. While reviewing... more »
  • Arrest made in North 31st Street shooting

    February 17, 2016 8:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have made an arrest in a murder that occurred a week ago in the 800 block of North 31st Street. Marcus Miller, 21, is charged with 1st Degree Murder. According to the arrest report, Miller shot and killed Corey Boyd Tuesday, February 9th around 11... more »
  • Repeat felony drug offenders arrested at end of high-speed chase

    February 17, 2016 2:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a pair of repeat felony drug offenders at the end of a high-speed chase through residential Baton Rouge neighborhoods Tuesday afternoon. 23-year-old Deaundre Williams was booked into the parish prison on charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute... more »
  • Drunk driver contacts police to report she crashed into parked patrol car

    February 16, 2016 2:50 PM

    THIBODAUX - Thibodaux Police reported an intoxicated woman contacted law enforcement herself to report she had crashed into a parked Thibodaux Police Department patrol car early Sunday morning. 30-year-old Monet Muilenburg, of Thibodaux, was booked into the Lafourche Detention Center on a charge of second offense DWI after her... more »
  • BRPD: Man attempting suicide by cop wielded pellet gun

    February 15, 2016 3:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they arrested a man accused of assaulting BRPD officers with what police described as a “black assault weapon” Monday morning. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that a uniformed officer, driving a marked police car, saw a vehicle driving recklessly in the 4200 block... more »
  • La. foster care caseworker facing charges; says she had to get things done 'no matter what'

    February 15, 2016 1:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A state foster care caseworker alludes to being told to lie about visiting children in the state's care to meet outrageous goals set by the Department of Children and Family Services. In an arrest warrant, Kimberly Lee said she created false reports about home visits to... more »
  • While 'affluenza' teen went free, similar case led to prison

    February 15, 2016 11:46 AM

    HUNTSVILLE - One 16-year-old drove drunk, ran a red light and crashed into a pregnant woman's car, killing her and her unborn child. Another drunken teenager rammed a pickup truck into a crowd of people assisting a stranded driver, killing four. Jaime Arellano went to prison. Ethan Couch went free.... more »
  • Denham Springs councilman's arrest talk of town Play Video

    February 12, 2016 5:25 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The domestic abuse battery arrest of Denham Springs Councilman Chris Davis has people talking around town. Denham Springs Police arrested Davis Thursday for an incident that happened in January at a home on Oakwood Drive. The councilman now faces a misdemeanor count of first-offense domestic abuse... more »
  • Dice game argument ends in shooting of 18-year-old in Hammond

    February 12, 2016 2:28 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff’s deputies in Tangipahoa Parish say they arrested a man wanted in connection with shooting that happened in the early morning hours of Mardi Gras day after an argument broke out during a dice game in Hammond. 18-year-old Jervarion Smith, of Hammond, was charged with aggravated second... more »
  • LSU fixes holes in bathroom stalls after Walker city prosecutor arrested for soliciting sex

    February 10, 2016 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU maintenance workers have repaired a pair of holes in the restroom stall walls of Tureaud Hall on the Baton Rouge campus following an incident last week in which a City of Walker prosecutor was arrested for reportedly soliciting sex through one of the holes. LSU... more »
  • International flight grounded after shirtless man tries to urinate on fellow passenger

    February 10, 2016 5:31 PM

    LYON, France - A “massive brawl” was sparked on an Air Mediterranee flight Monday afternoon when a shirtless man attempted to urinate on a fellow passenger. Authorities reported FlightML2673 was bound for Paris from the Algerian capital of Algiers when flight attendants were forced to take the man to... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of child pornography possession

    February 9, 2016 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a Baton Rouge man after a juvenile victim contacted officers and was able to show photographic evidence of child pornography on the suspect’s cell phone. 52-year-old Joseph Davis was booked on charges of video voyeurism and possession of pornography involving juveniles.... more »
  • Fla. man arrested for tossing alligator thru Wendy's drive-thru window

    February 9, 2016 11:33 AM

    LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. - While alligators are pretty common sight throughout the Sportsman’s Paradise and the Sunshine State alike, the last place you’d expect to to encounter a flying version of the reptile is when you're waiting to collect your four-piece order of spicy chicken nuggets and medium-sized Frostie. A... more »
  • Man charged with disturbing the peace after Robin Street fight

    February 8, 2016 12:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man at a Baton Rouge residence Sunday evening after he interfered with officers attempting to break up a fight. 28-year-old Ronald Douglas was booked on charges of disturbing the peace and interfering with an officer following the incident in the 1700 block of... more »
  • Former officer arrested after charging $1,450 to BRPD-issued gas card

    February 5, 2016 5:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities say they’ve arrested a former Baton Rouge Police Department employee after he used his department-issued fuel credit card to run up more than $1,450 in charges after he resigned from his position in the department. 31-year-old Christopher Guerra, of Denham Springs, was booked on multiple... more »
  • Man suspected of DWI arrested for vehicular homicide after passenger dies in wreck

    February 5, 2016 12:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say they arrested a man on a vehicular homicide charge after the passenger of a vehicle he was driving while under the influence crashed into a guardrail in East Baton Rouge Parish. 33-year-old Sean Hopkins was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish... more »
  • Assumption deputies stumble upon meth lab at scene of shooting

    February 4, 2016 5:41 PM

    BAYOU L’OURSE - The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office discovered and dismantled a meth lab in Bayou L’Ourse after deputies responded to a domestic disturbance where a man was shot in the face. 31-year-old Frances Boudreaux, of Morgan City, was booked on a charge of aggravated second degree battery. 35-year-old... more »
  • Man accused of beating, imprisoning woman for more than 20 hours

    February 4, 2016 11:53 AM

    THIBODAUX - A man was booked on several counts including domestic abuse charges and false imprisonment after deputies found he held a woman captive against her will and beat her during a period of 20 hours. 49-year-old Jamie Scarbrough was charged with felony domestic abuse battery, false imprisonment and... more »
  • 'Moonshiners' star convicted of possessing illegal firearm

    February 2, 2016 12:10 PM

    CHATHAM, Va. - A Virginia man known for his role on the television show "Moonshiners" has been convicted of possessing an illegal firearm. The Danville Register & Bee reports that 39-year-old Steven Ray Tickle of Blairs was found guilty Thursday in Pittsylvania County Circuit Court of possession or use... more »
  • Woman claims self-defense in face of attempted murder charge

    January 28, 2016 2:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a woman on attempted murder charges after she was accused of stabbing a man during an argument. 49-year-old Betty Canada was booked on an attempted second degree murder charge after she was taken into custody Wednesday. Investigators say Canada was... more »
  • Police chase leads to arrest of serial burglary suspects Play Video

    January 28, 2016 12:32 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police said a pursuit in Denham Springs ended with the arrest of two men who investigators believe burglarized homes in several parishes around the Capital Area. 22-year-old Patrick Booker and 25-year-old Charlie Matthews, both of Baton Rouge, were booked on charges of burglary of an inhabited... more »
  • Iberville Parish deputy arrested, fired after argument with wife turns physical

    January 27, 2016 2:56 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office reports a deputy was arrested last Sunday after a domestic violence incident involving his wife. The sheriff’s office says Deputy John Gaudet was booked on charges of domestic abuse battery on the same day as the fight. According to the Iberville... more »
  • Livingston Parish corporal arrested after inmate files excessive force complaint

    January 27, 2016 2:25 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested and terminated after video surfaced of the deputy smashing an inmate’s head into a concrete wall while she was on guard duty at the Livingston Parish Detention Center. LPSO Sheriff Jason Ard confirmed that 35-year-old Corporal Karleen Leglue... more »
  • Man arrested, accused of cursing at store workers

    January 26, 2016 1:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who investigators said was yelling and cursing at workers at a Baton Rouge Walmart. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office charged 30-year-old Kenneth Bradley with disturbing the peace and entering after being forbidden after his arrest Monday. Deputies said they... more »
  • Orleans government official wants to rework marijuana laws

    January 25, 2016 10:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - City councilwoman Susan Guidry will try to change how police deal with marijuana possession cases, WWL TV reported Monday. Guidry will ask police be able to issue court summons for subsequent offenses instead of just first-offense. Currently, a summons can be issued for first-time possession offenses.... more »
  • Man booked on attempted murder charge in December metal pipe attack

    January 25, 2016 1:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of hitting his mother’s boyfriend over the head with a metal pipe several times back in December. 26-year-old Freddie Robinson was booked Monday on an attempted second degree murder charge in connection with the Dec. 3 incident. Police said they... more »
  • Police say $38,000 of marijuana found in drug den raid

    January 25, 2016 10:26 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police said they found tens of thousands of dollars worth of marijuana and arrested one person in a drug raid Friday morning in Denham Springs. Narcotics agents charged Darrel Donahue with drug possession with the intent to distribute, drug and firearm possession, being a felon in... more »
  • EBRSO: Man arrested after shooting dog for not behaving during bath

    January 22, 2016 5:57 PM

    ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of shooting his dog multiple times when the animal wouldn’t cooperate during a bath. 51-year-old Brian K. Blair, of Zachary, was booked on charges of cruelty to animals and illegal use of a weapon following the incident.... more »
  • Man in nursing home arrested in 1984 killing, sexual assault

    January 22, 2016 4:53 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- Authorities in Jefferson Parish say a man who was in a nursing home has been arrested in connection with the killing and sexual assault of a 73-year-old woman three decades ago. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 60-year-old Donnie London was charged Wednesday with... more »
  • State Police seize 'molly', 'syrup' during I-10 traffic stop

    January 20, 2016 3:52 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH - An early morning traffic stop along I-10 East in West Baton Rouge Parish allowed Louisiana State Police to snag a street drug lagniappe Wednesday. State Police said troopers pulled over a Chrysler 300 at around 2 a.m. for a traffic violation that was not... more »
  • Man accused of rape after night of binge drinking

    January 17, 2016 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a 20-year-old Baton Rouge man in connection with a rape from this past September which investigators said happened during a night of heavy underage drinking. Deputies said Devin Kleinpeter raped an 18-year-old woman after both of them had been drinking heavily at a... more »
  • BRPD arrests man accused of McKinley High vehicle break-ins

    January 16, 2016 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man in connection with several vehicle break-ins happened Friday night outside of basketball game held at McKinley High School. 17-year-old Keondrae Ricks was booked on charges of vehicle burglary and contributing to delinquency of a juvenile following his arrest on Saturday. A... more »
  • Fort Polk soldier accused of road rage shooting in DeRidder

    January 16, 2016 12:41 PM

    DERIDDER - Police say a Fort Polk soldier shot another person in what they're describing as a road rage incident. Chris Rudy, Deridder's deputy police chief, tells the Beauregard Daily News that Shawn Zawistowski followed a vehicle that cut across the street in front of him into a parking... more »
  • Employee's boyfriend jailed for stealing bank deposit

    January 16, 2016 11:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT - The boyfriend of a former Pizza Hut employee has been arrested for stealing a deposit bag full of cash. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says James Winn of Shreveport was arrested after an investigation determined he stole a bag containing $2,344 from the business. Authorities say Winn was... more »
  • Accused Donaldsonville drug dealer busted after 2 month investigation

    January 15, 2016 4:13 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies say a two-month long investigation culminated in the arrest of a Donaldsonville man on Thursday for selling drugs out of his residence. 38-year-old James Miles was taken into custody and charged with possession with intent to distribute a Schedule I CDS, possession with... more »
  • Sheriff on attack victims' arrest: 'the average individual can connect the dots'

    January 15, 2016 3:51 PM

    GONZALES - The sheriff of Ascension Parish responded Friday to concerns crime victims were arrested on drug charges after reporting a home invasion earlier this week. Clay and Dana Cowart, both 45, and their daughter, Tayler, 18, were charged with various drug offenses after Dana Cowart called for help,... more »
  • Destrehan High School teacher accused of having sex with student

    January 15, 2016 12:19 PM

    ST. CHARLES PARISH - A Destrehan High School teacher is facing multiple charges after she was accused of having sex with a student, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office. 26-year-old Kimberly Naquin, a Destrehan High geography teacher, was booked on charges of carnal knowledge of a juvenile,... more »
  • Man accused of robbing yogurt store

    January 13, 2016 4:32 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police arrested a Denham Springs man this week in connection with the robbery of a frozen yogurt shop in the city. Police said 31-year-old Andrew Mayeux faces robbery charges in Denham Springs and possibly other charges from the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. Menchie's in Denham... more »

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