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  • Feds announce bust of violent drug ring in BR, Ascension

    July 2, 2015 2:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal authorities unsealed an indictment Thursday against 39 people who investigators claim were part of a "violent" drug trafficking network which used a daycare to store and distribute cocaine in the Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish areas. The indictments, part of " Operation Third World ,"... more »
  • Motorcycle driver killed in wreck

    July 1, 2015 7:32 PM

    WATSON - State Police said a motorcycle driver was hit and killed in Livingston Parish Wednesday afternoon. Troopers said Charles Sons Jr. ,68, was riding in Watson on Highway 16 through an intersection. Lisa Meek, 46, failed to yield and turned onto Cane Market Road and into the motorcycle's... more »
  • Two arrested in EBR drug trafficking bust

    July 1, 2015 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people and seized drugs, guns and cash Tuesday as part of an investigation into drug trafficking in East Baton Rouge. Deputies charged Dedrick Brown and Louise Vincent with possessing narcotics with the intent to distribute them. EBRSO narcotics agents said they... more »
  • Investigation leads to arrest of 6 in Oakdale arsons

    July 1, 2015 9:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A monthlong investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office into a string of fires in Oakdale has resulted in the arrest of six people, including three Allen Parish volunteer firefighters. Authorities said Tuesday that 21-year-old Johnny West, of Oakdale, was often the first to respond to a fire... more »
  • Mother charged after toddler tests positive for cocaine

    June 30, 2015 5:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge mother after they said doctors found high levels of cocaine in her 3-year-old child this week. Police charged 25-year-old Megan Gaylord with cruelty to a juvenile on Monday after her child was taken to a hospital by the Department of Children... more »
  • Scotlandville man's death could be drug related

    June 29, 2015 7:51 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - Neighbors said a shooting that left a man dead in his driveway could have been drug related. Neighbors said they heard two people arguing outside of his home before hearing shots fired. Police said early Saturday morning a witness found Clay's body lying in his driveway and... more »
  • Cell phone records used to tie kidnapping suspect to woman's murder

    June 29, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police used cell phone records to connect the dots and develop a murder suspect in a recent high-profile murder case, arrest documents obtained by WBRZ News 2 late Monday night show. Hours earlier, Baton Rouge Police confirmed they had added a murder charge to charges Curtis... more »
  • Police: Baton Rouge man arrested, cut woman and dog

    June 29, 2015 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge man has been arrested after authorities say he choked a woman and cut another woman and a dog with a knife. Police say 28-year-old Roosevelt Bell was arrested Saturday. Police responded to a home where authorities say Bell had choked a woman and cut another... more »
  • BR firefighter accused of child rape in Tennessee

    June 25, 2015 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities announced the arrest of a Baton Rouge firefighter Thursday for charges he raped a child in Tennessee. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said members of the Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested Roman Bates, 56, Tuesday in New Orleans. He's a captain with the Baton Rouge Fire Department,... more »
  • Victim's daughter testifies about racially motivated attack

    June 24, 2015 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The daughter of a man who was brutally beaten on Mother's Day two years ago, testified in court today telling jurors about what she saw the night her father was attacked. David Ray received severe injuries including a broken nose, eye socket and more following the attack.... more »
  • Victim tells jury about violent attack 'in the wrong neighborhood' Play Video

    June 23, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The star witness in an attack two years ago at a gas station near the Governor's Mansion told jurors about the frightening moments before he was knocked unconscious. David Ray said he was in line at a gas station when Donald Dickerson walked in. He claims... more »
  • 'Star Wars' actor's flight from S. Carolina cops hit 120 mph

    June 23, 2015 2:03 PM

    WALTERBORO, SC - A former child actor who starred in one of the "Star Wars" movie prequels was in an all-out flight from South Carolina law officers that hit speeds of about 120 miles an hour, according to details of Jake Broadbent's arrest released Tuesday. Broadbent performed under the name... more »
  • More drug tests needed in deadly stun gun case Play Video

    June 22, 2015 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office said more time and more tests will be needed to confirm exactly how a Zachary man died after Baton Rouge Police used a stun gun to subdue him this weekend. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner said 32-year-old Kevin Bajoie's preliminary cause of... more »
  • NOPD arrests man accused of killing officer

    June 21, 2015 12:32 PM

    New Orleans Police Department announced that they have found the man that allegedly killed Officer Daryle Holloway. The statement came from the NOPD Facebook page, and came just 24 hours after Holloway was murdered. Travis Boys, 33, was arrested near the intersection of Reynes and St. Claude. more »
  • Tickfaw woman arrested on intent to distribute marijuana

    June 19, 2015 6:21 PM

    TICKFAW - Deputies in Livingston Parish arrested a woman after seizing 25 grams of marijuana and nearly $9,000 in cash from her Tickfaw residence Thursday. Agents with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office executed a narcotics-related search warrant Thursday at the residence of Brittany S. Skinner. Agents found 25 grams... more »
  • Man accused of raping, holding prostitute against will

    June 19, 2015 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Greenwell Springs man accused of kidnapping a prostitute from an Airline Highway business, raping her and then using a handgun to hold her against her will was arrested Thursday night. Deputies took 53-year-old Jimmy See into custody at around 4:50 p.m. and booked him on... more »
  • Gas station squabble ends in Norco man's arrest

    June 18, 2015 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Norco man was arrested at a College Dr. gas station after he asked to use the phone and violently disagreed when the attending employee told him his time was up. Justin Joseph Stament, 27, was arrested just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday and booked on... more »
  • Man accused of intentionally spreading HIV/AIDS virus

    June 17, 2015 1:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of knowingly infecting another person with the HIV/AIDS virus. Law enforcement said they were contacted by a 23-year-old male victim in April who said he had been intentionally infected with the sexually transmitted virus by 23-year-old Christopher Ridgley. The victim... more »
  • Alleged stalker says 'he will always be there'

    June 17, 2015 12:46 PM

    BAKER - A man accused of stalking a woman using phone calls, various social media websites and handwritten notes turned himself into Baker Police on Sunday. 28-year-old David Johnson was arrested and booked on charges of stalking and improper telephone communication after his female victim contacted Baker PD to... more »
  • Downsville man sentenced to over 28 years for child porn

    June 15, 2015 6:24 PM

    MONROE - Federal prosecutors say a man from Downsville in north Louisiana has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison for producing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced on Monday that Michael S. Golden, 53, was sentenced to 342 months in prison by U.S. District Judge... more »
  • Arrest made in 2014 hit and run death of LSU student

    June 15, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Marshals and Georgia sheriff's deputies arrested a Vacherie man in connection to a fatal hit and run that left an LSU student dead last June. Janneh Trench, 36, arrested in Clayton, Georgia in connection of the death of LSU student Eric Fabre, 20, on June... more »
  • Woman lying in middle of road with beer arrested in Monroe

    June 12, 2015 12:48 PM

    MONROE - A woman who authorities say was laying in the middle of the street with a beer can laying next to her was arrested Thursday. According to a report by TheNewsStar , Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Evelyn Spence, 71, of West Monroe for lying in the middle... more »
  • Arrest made in deadly Summer Drive shooting

    June 12, 2015 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's office deputies have made an arrest in connection with an early Thursday afternoon shooting on Summer Drive that left one man dead. Reginald Scott, 36, is charged with second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon. D'Andre T. Smith, 35, was dead at the... more »
  • Officials explain how kids can face lengthy arrest records Play Video

    June 11, 2015 7:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Getting a handle on kids that break the law can be a challenge for law enforcement, especially for kids that continue to get into trouble. However, if they've been arrested more than 50 times like sheriff's deputies said Marcus Ester was, it can be even more... more »
  • 9 arrested in cockfighting bust in Abbeville

    June 11, 2015 10:04 AM

    ABBEVILLE- Police have arrested nine Abbeville residents for cockfighting in the back yard of an Abbeville home. Authorities received a tip in May that gambling on cockfighting may have been going on in a yard with a tall, wooden fence. Police say a juvenile also was allegedly selling alcoholic beverages... more »
  • Livingston man accused of sex with teen in town park

    June 10, 2015 2:35 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Police arrested a 28-year-old man Tuesday accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl twice in public locations. Investigators say they received a complaint from a resident that Jason Lee Kelly was seen entering a women's restroom in the park across the street from the Livingston Police... more »
  • Worker accused in daycare death bonds out of jail

    June 9, 2015 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of two women accused in the death of a toddler at an unlicensed daycare bonded out of jail Tuesday afternoon. Jail records showed 26-year-old April Wright received a $50,000 bond for the charge of negligent homicide. She and the owner of the unlicensed daycare, 47-year-old... more »
  • Young children taken to hospital for using Mojo Play Video

    June 4, 2015 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said a group of kids between the ages of 7 and 12 were taken to the hospital recently after it is believed they used synhtetic marijuana. Police say the parents of three children face charges for improper supervision of a minor after one of the... more »
  • Police say infant found dead in storage unit after 14 years

    June 4, 2015 2:54 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police arrested a Lafayette woman on murder charges after investigators said an infant's body was found in a storage unit this week, 14 years after the child died. According to KATC-TV , Lafayette Police charged 57-year-old Rebecca Landry with second-degree murder Thursday after the gruesome discovery was... more »
  • Police: Teenage sex trafficking victim saved, 1 arrested

    June 3, 2015 7:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- In a multi-agency human trafficking investigation in metro New Orleans, a 17-year-old victim has been rescued and a man police believe was her pimp has been arrested. State police say in a news release that 26-year-old James Muse of New Orleans was arrested Saturday without incident. The human... more »
  • Underwear arrest

    June 2, 2015 8:58 PM

    HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK- Wearing red underwear got a burglar busted after he stole some blue Air Jordan sneakers and electronics from an apartment. He stopped in the backyard to try on the hot shoes and that's when a neighbor snapped a picture of him wearing red boxers visible above... more »
  • Man accused of beating child after fight with child's mother

    June 1, 2015 9:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge man has been arrested after a 4-year-old girl was beaten in January during an argument between two adults. The Advocate reports 28-year-old Carl Anthony Robertson was arrested Sunday. A court document says Robertson is accused of causing bruising and swelling to the inner thigh of... more »
  • Arrest made in Slidell puppy-snatching

    May 28, 2015 2:50 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said Thursday they'd arrested a woman wanted for snatching a poodle puppy which was for sale at a Slidell feed store this week. Officers charged Stephanie Orso, 29, with theft after her arrest Wednesday evening and said they found the puppy unharmed at her home. ... more »
  • Fiance says she's not afraid of LSU's Domond after choking arrest

    May 27, 2015 1:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge gave LSU football player Jevonte Domond a $3,000 bond and a stern warning after his court appearance Wednesday on charges he choked his fiance. The Tigers indefinitely suspended Domond, a 22-year-old offensive tackle, after his arrest on Memorial Day for felony domestic abuse battery.... more »
  • 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 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 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 »

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