51°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As arrest

Tagged News

  • 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 »
  • 15-year-old accused of Plaquemine High School bomb threats arrested

    January 13, 2016 4:18 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Sheriff’s deputies in Iberville Parish say a 15-year-old student was arrested in connection with a bomb threat made earlier in the day at Plaquemine High School. Investigators said they were able to connect the individual to a similar threat received by 911 on Dec. 14, stating that... more »
  • Shreveport bookkeeper arrested, accused of stealing

    January 13, 2016 3:45 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport bookkeeper has been arrested for stealing nearly $168,000 from her long-time employer. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, in a news release Wednesday, said 48-year-old Susan Kennedy Summers was booked Tuesday into the Caddo Correctional Center for felony theft. It was unknown if she's represented by... more »
  • Smoothie shop owner accused of dealing cocaine

    January 13, 2016 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies said a smoothie shop owner has been charged with dealing cocaine and marijuana out of his store in East Baton Rouge Parish. Sheriff's deputies accused Tommy Le of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana on Jan. 12. Detectives said they arrested Le... more »
  • Police: Man who sent selfie to replace mugshot is arrested

    January 13, 2016 2:18 PM

    LIMA, Ohio - A man Ohio police say sent them a selfie because he didn't like the mugshot they were using has been arrested in Florida. Lima, Ohio, police say Donald "Chip" Pugh was arrested Tuesday in Century, Florida, and is being held on another warrant out of Georgia. Police... more »
  • BRPD say drug dealer arrested, heroin and $20K cash seized

    January 13, 2016 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baton Rouge man of dealing heroin after they said the man was caught with narcotics and more than $20,000 in cash late Tuesday night. Baton Rouge Police said narcotics detectives arrested 37-year-old Donald Roberson and charged with possessing drugs with the intent to... more »
  • Suspended doctor accused of continuing prescriptions

    January 12, 2016 1:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police and federal drug authorities arrested a Baton Rouge doctor on charges he continued to prescribe drugs to people after he was suspended from dispensing narcotics. Baton Rouge Police said Dr. Randy Lamartiniere, 57, was arrested by members of the Tactical Diversion Squad - Group 29,... more »
  • Man accused of selling synthetic THC for vaping Play Video

    January 12, 2016 11:24 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police arrested a Denham Springs gas station owner after narcotics detectives said they seized hundreds of bottles of vaporizer liquid which had synthetic THC in it which were being sold at the station. Police charged Essam Farhat on Dec. 7 with one count of distributing drugs,... more »
  • Police: Woman bites off part of a Wal-Mart worker's finger

    January 11, 2016 6:33 PM

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Police in South Carolina have arrested a woman they say bit off part of a Wal-Mart worker's finger during an altercation. Local media outlets cited a police report as stating security officials at a Myrtle Beach Wal-Mart tried to stop a woman Sunday who they... more »
  • Judge reduces bond for mother of 'affluenza' teen

    January 11, 2016 5:04 PM

    FORT WORTH - A judge has sharply reduced the bond of the mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense after killing four people in a drunken wreck. Tonya Couch's new bond was set Monday at $75,000, down from $1 million. Tonya Couch was brought back to Texas... more »
  • Pride man arrested after pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run

    January 11, 2016 4:57 PM

    PRIDE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of severely injuring a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash on George Oneal Road Saturday. 25-year-old Michael Threeton was booked into the EBR Parish Prison on a charge of hit-and-run following his arrest on Sunday. Deputies said... more »
  • Baldwin town employee accused of stealing more than $60,000

    January 11, 2016 2:16 PM

    BALDWIN - Sheriff’s deputies in St. Mary Parish say they arrested an employee of the Town of Baldwin after she was accused of stealing more than $60,000 and creating false public records in an attempt to cover her tracks. 40-year-old Natashia Lancelin was booked into the parish jail after... more »
  • Newspaper photos appear to show Penn monitored

    January 11, 2016 10:33 AM

    MEXICO CITY - Actor Sean Penn says he worried that officials were monitoring his trip to interview fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. He was right; he just didn't know how closely. The Mexican newspaper El Universal has published 10 photographs that appear to show Penn and actress Kate... more »
  • Extradition to U. S. underway for El Chapo

    January 10, 2016 10:58 PM

    MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities have notified recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman that he is wanted in US, beginning proceedings to extradite him to face charges in America. Guzman was arrested early Friday after a shootout in his home state of Culiacan that killed five and injured... more »
  • Man who allegedly went to DC to kidnap Obamas' dog arrested

    January 8, 2016 6:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - Officials in Washington say they've arrested a North Dakota man who allegedly traveled to the nation's capital to kidnap a dog belonging to President Barack Obama. D.C. Superior Court documents say Secret Service agents interviewed Scott D. Stockert of Dickinson, North Dakota, at a Washington hotel after... more »
  • EBRSO: Man stole more than $20,000 in contractor fraud case

    January 8, 2016 2:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a man for contractor fraud after he was accused of stealing more than $20,000 from a Baton Rouge couple. 53-year-old Edmund Leblanc was booked into the parish prison on charges of forgery, theft and injuring public records following his... more »
  • Oregon robbery suspect resembles Discovery Channel star

    January 7, 2016 6:16 PM

    MEDFORD, Ore. - This is a dirty job one Discovery Channel star wouldn't do. Fans of the TV show "Dirty Jobs" noticed that photos of an Oregon bank robbery suspect resembled host Mike Rowe. The attention prompted a bemused Rowe to mention that he was in Kansas at the... more »
  • St. Amant man arrested on indecent behavior with 15-year-old

    January 7, 2016 4:36 PM

    ST. AMANT - Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies say a St. Amant man was arrested after detectives learned he had made inappropriate sexual advances toward a 15-year-old girl. 38-year-old Troy Johnson was arrested Wednesday afternoon and booked on one count of indecent behavior with a juvenile. Deputies say the... more »
  • Exxon employee accused of forging time sheets

    January 7, 2016 1:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives say they arrested an Exxon employee after he was accused of forging payroll time sheets, claiming more than $1,500 he didn’t earn over the course of several pay periods. 38-year-old Jesse Starks was booked on charges of public payroll fraud, forgery and felony theft following... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Tigerland bar stabbing

    January 7, 2016 1:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Members of a U. S. Marshals Task Force arrested the man Thursday suspected of stabbing an LSU Tigers football player during a Tigerland bar fight. Police said 20-year-old Jamal Joseph Vaughn of Gonzales faces aggravated second-degree battery charges for the Jan. 5 stabbing at Reggie's bar. ... more »
  • BRPD arrests man on third degree rape, sexual battery charges

    January 7, 2016 12:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of raping a 14-year-old girl on multiple occasions last year. Authorities booked 31-year-old Karshawn Brooks, of Baton Rouge, on charges of third degree rape and sexual battery. Police said the victim told investigators at the Children’s Advocacy Center on Dec. 11... more »
  • Authorities: Girl zip-tied in playhouse, couple charged

    January 6, 2016 6:12 PM

    SARASOTA, Fla. - A Florida radiologist and his wife are facing child abuse charges after authorities say they routinely tied up a 12-year-old girl who lived at their home and confined her to a playhouse. Local media outlets report 51-year-old Eugenio Erquiaga and 53-year-old Victoria Erquiaga turned themselves in... more »
  • Police: Pa. dad kept 11 kids in filthy home full of feces, meat

    January 6, 2016 12:06 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A father accused of keeping 11 children in a filthy home full of trash, feces and raw meat has been arrested in Pennsylvania. Tyree Fluellen, of Steelton, was charged Tuesday with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children. Child welfare workers found maggots overflowing... more »
  • Brothers' fight leads to contractor's arrest

    January 5, 2016 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies said a fight between two brothers helped them find and arrest a Baton Rouge contractor wanted for stealing money from a client more than year ago. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said 52-year-old Craig Brown was hired to repair a roof in May 2014... more »
  • Man accused of beating woman with tire rim

    January 4, 2016 2:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a Baton Rouge man with aggravated battery after officers said he hit a woman in the face with a tire rim over the weekend. Officers arrested 36-year-old Sherman Lee Bessie Monday morning, and said he also had an outstanding warrant for attempted murder in... more »
  • 3 people, drunk driver injured in Airline Hwy DWI crash

    January 1, 2016 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man for second offense DWI after he crashed into a car stopped at a red light causing a wreck that involved multiple vehicles. 57-year-old Monday Ezebunwo was booked on charges of second offense DWI, failure to maintain control, drivers license... more »
  • A look at the 'affluenza' teen case

    January 1, 2016 1:21 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas - A teen fugitive who's known for using an "affluenza" defense in a trial for a deadly drunken-driving wreck is being detained in a Mexico City immigration facility while his mother is jailed in Los Angeles after being deported from Mexico. Here's a look at what has... more »
  • Mother arrested after 1-year-old son tests positive for speed at BR hospital

    December 31, 2015 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they arrested a Baton Rouge woman Wednesday after she brought her 1-year-old to an area hospital where the child tested positive for amphetamine. 33-year-old Lakisha Ross was taken into police custody and booked into EBR Parish Prison on a charge of cruelty to juveniles.... more »
  • Shooting investigation leads to drug bust in Zachary

    December 31, 2015 12:02 PM

    ZACHARY - Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on drug charges after they searched his residence in connection with the investigation of a fatal shooting in Zachary Wednesday. 21-year-old Reggie Jackson was booked into the parish prison on charges of distributing and manufacture of marijuana and crack cocaine. Deputies... more »
  • Man accused of trying to burn down apartment complex arrested on arson charges

    December 31, 2015 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they arrested a man on arson charges after he was accused of setting fire to a bed in an apartment complex in Baton Rouge. 24-year-old Jeremy M. Scott was booked on one count of aggravated arson Tuesday following the incident at the apartments located... more »
  • Girlfriend of Fairchild St. shooting victim booked on murder charges

    December 31, 2015 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The girlfriend of a man who died during a shooting on Fairchild Street Wednesday afternoon was arrested and will now face murder charges. 23-year-old Jalisa Wilson was taken into custody late Wednesday evening and charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 23-year-old... more »
  • Small town shaken up after police officer's arrest Play Video

    December 30, 2015 5:48 PM

    INDEPENDENCE - A police officer's arrest in Tangipahoa Parish sent waves through the small town of Independence. Laquinton Banks, 25, faces theft, malfeasance and hate crime charges after his arrest Monday. Investigators say he stole $1,600 from non-English speaking Hispanic motorists during traffic stops. "I was stunned. I was really... more »
  • Bill Cosby freed on bail in sex assault case

    December 30, 2015 3:37 PM

    ELKINS PARK, Pa. - Bill Cosby has been released on $1 million bail on a sex assault charge in Pennsylvania. Cosby was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Elkins Park on the charge, which was filed over a 2004 encounter in his home outside Philadelphia. Police say he was fingerprinted... more »
  • Audit: 2 OMV employees allegedly stole $200K over 3 years

    December 29, 2015 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A legislative audit finds two employees at the state's Office of Motor Vehicles allegedly stole more than $200,000 over three years in customer payments before being arrested and fired. Heather Prather and Angelle Temple were both arrested earlier this year on counts of felony theft, injuring public... more »
  • Florida woman arrested for eating, drinking wine in Walmart store

    December 28, 2015 7:25 PM

    LECANTO, Fla. - Sheriff’s deputies in Florida arrested a woman at a Walmart on Tuesday after she was accused of eating sushi, the better part of a rotisserie chicken and chicken rolls while drinking wine and driving a motorized shopping cart around the store. The Citrus Country Sheriff’s Office... more »
  • Gonzales woman arrested after accidentally firing gun into neighboring apartment

    December 28, 2015 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Gonzales woman Sunday night after she accidentally fired a gun into an adjacent apartment. A couple living at an apartment complex in the 11900 block of Nicholson Drive in Baton Rouge contacted EBRSO deputies Sunday after they said they were... more »
  • 2 charged after report of baby tossed in river proves false

    December 25, 2015 5:52 PM

    HAVERHILL, Mass. - A mother and daughter have been charged with making up a story about seeing a man throwing a baby into a river on Christmas Eve, touching off a massive search. Forty-two-year-old Holly Fowler and 23-year-old Kristine Fowler live near the Merrimac River in Haverhill, about 35 miles... more »
  • Suspected shooter in parking lot murder still at large

    December 24, 2015 6:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified the man suspected of killing another man in a parking lot earlier this week as Glenn Spears of Baton Rouge. Spears was wanted as of Christmas evening. He will be charged with first degree murder, armed robbery and illegal use of weapon once he's... more »
  • Man accused of raping 9-year-old arrested

    December 23, 2015 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of raping a 9-year-old girl Tuesday morning. 36-year-old Francisco “Pancho” Martinez was booked into the parish prison on one count of first degree rape after his arrest. Detectives spoke with the victim who told them that... more »
  • Deputies arrest man believed to be behind Albany dollar store robbery

    December 23, 2015 2:42 PM

    ALBANY - Sheriff’s deputies in Livingston Parish say they’ve arrested a man accused of robbing a dollar store in Albany on Monday night. 23-year-old Anthony Jackson, an Albany resident, was arrested Tuesday at a North Café Lane Road residence and booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center on three... more »
  • Man accused of trapping ex-girlfriend in car, raping her at gunpoint

    December 23, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man after he was accused of trapping his ex-girlfriend in his car, driving her to a secluded place and raping her at gunpoint. 19-year-old Kenneth Johnson was booked on charges of aggravated rape, false imprisonment, offender armed with... more »
  • Former LSU student arrested for 3rd time on child porn charge

    December 22, 2015 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old Baton Rouge man has been arrested for a third time since September on counts of child pornography and indecent behavior with juveniles. Andrew Easterly was arrested Monday on three counts of pornography involving juveniles and two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. It... more »
  • Man jailed after student threatened over "Star Wars" spoiler

    December 22, 2015 1:02 PM

    HELENA, Mont. - An 18-year-old Helena man is charged with threatening to shoot a boy for sharing information about a subplot of the new "Star Wars" movie during an online conversation. Arthur Charles Roy was charged with felony assault with a weapon Monday during an appearance in Lewis and... more »
  • Animal control seizes dogs from filthy house

    December 18, 2015 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Animal control officials took three dogs out of a home which police investigated this week on a child cruelty complaint. Baton Rouge Police charged 36-year-old Kimberly Hall and 36-year-old Robert Martin with cruelty to juveniles Wednesday. Investigators said they received a complaint about the condition... more »
  • Buyer of guns in attack faces terror charges

    December 17, 2015 5:27 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A man who bought the assault rifles used by his friend in the San Bernardino massacre has been charged with terrorism-related counts. Federal prosecutors say Enrique Marquez was charged Thursday with conspiring with Syed Rizwan Farook to commit terrorism in 2011 and 2012. Marquez also was charged... more »
  • Deputies accuse man of second attack against prostitute

    December 17, 2015 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies accused an East Baton Rouge Parish man this week of attacking at prostitute, arresting him about an hour after he bonded out of prison on similar charges. Sheriff's deputies booked 22-year-old Willie Hill on charges of armed robbery and second degree aggravated battery Wednesday. He... more »
  • Police arrest man accused of placing camera to spy on men's urinal

    December 16, 2015 4:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police announced the arrest of a man accused of placing a camera to spy on the men’s urinal of a Baton Rouge office building. 52-year-old Stephen McCants was arrested Wednesday and charged with video voyeurism after detectives received a tip from the public. Investigators released an... more »
  • Mexican national arrested at Alvin Dark apartment for possession of child pornography

    December 16, 2015 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An undercover operation by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney General’s Office led to the arrest of a Mexican national accused of possessing child pornography Wednesday. 62-year-old Samuel Sanchez was booked on one count of possession of pornography involving juveniles. Investigators searched... more »
  • Ponchatoula man accused of sending 2,400 files of child porn to undercover agent

    December 15, 2015 4:44 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrest of a man accused of distributing 2,400 images of child pornography to a Plaquemines Parish undercover detective. Stephen James Chupko, 30, was arrested Tuesday morning at his Ponchatoula home by members of the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC)... more »
  • Arrest made in N. 17th Street shooting

    December 14, 2015 8:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man in connection with a shooting that left a 14-year-old dead and injured another 20-year-old man. 20-year-old Carson Thomas was taken into custody Monday night and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of first degree murder, attempted first degree murder... more »
  • Fast food employee accused of spitting on BRPD Lieutenant's burger

    December 14, 2015 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested an employee of a Sherwood Forest Blvd fast food restaurant after he was accused of spitting in a Baton Rouge Police Department Lieutenant’s food. 21-year-old Elijah Johnson was booked on charges of mingling harmful substances and resisting an officer Sunday. The incident happened... more »
  • Police say Ark. State suspect initially wanted to kill people

    December 11, 2015 5:52 PM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Police in Arkansas have released an audio tape in which a man tells an emergency dispatcher that he is on the Arkansas State University campus with gasoline, propane and a shotgun with only one shell. Jonesboro police say Brad Bartelt drove his truck onto a campus... more »
  • Three accused of stealing dirt bikes at gunpoint

    December 11, 2015 1:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused three teens of stealing dirt bikes at gunpoint from people riding them at a BREC park this past summer. Baton Rouge Police arrested Kendale Cryer and Decory Andrews this week on charges stemming from the June 11 theft. Police previously arrested Timotheus Bowie on... more »
  • Teen arrested, more suspects sought after deadly shooting

    December 10, 2015 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a 16-year-old has been arrested and more arrests are coming in a deadly shooting overnight in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies charged the juvenile with being principal to first-degree murder and armed robbery in the death of Osval Andrades, 22. The shooting... more »
  • Man accused of cooking meth at Baker hotel with 5-year-old in room

    December 10, 2015 11:43 AM

    BAKER - Police arrested a man after they received a tip informing them that a man was preparing and selling crystal meth out of a Baker hotel room with a 5-year-old child present. 33-year-old Issac Delarosario was booked on charges of creation/operation of a clandestine methamphetamine lab Tuesday. ... more »
  • Baker man accused of molesting 11-year-old girl

    December 9, 2015 11:40 AM

    BAKER - Police say they’ve arrested a Baker man accused of molesting his live-in girlfriend’s 11-year-old daughter last month. 46-year-old Kerry Elliot was booked on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile, sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile in connection with the Nov. 15 incident. Detectives said... more »
  • Authorities make 8 arrests in prescription drug fraud case

    December 9, 2015 10:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Officials arrested eight people, including seven Baton Rouge residents, accused of using fake prescriptions to obtain a total of $45,000 worth of pain medication. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said in a news release the suspects are accused of buying and possessing narcotics using prescriptions made to... more »
  • Suspect arrested in murder of man and woman in Clinton Play Video

    December 7, 2015 4:42 PM

    CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies in East Feliciana Parish say they've arrested a man in connection with the apparent murder of a Clinton couple. Eric Sanders, 31, was taken into custody as a suspect Monday afternoon. He was booked on two counts of first degree murder. Deputies believe Sanders is behind... more »
  • Lafayette sheriff's deputy arrested, placed on leave

    December 7, 2015 4:05 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested for an alleged home invasion and placed on administrative leave without pay. Capt. John Babin, in a news release, says 28-year-old Deputy Johnathon Lavoi was arrested Dec. 5 and booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. KLFY-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1TwtzTO )... more »
  • Slaughter man accused of cyberstalking arrested

    December 7, 2015 3:13 PM

    SLAUGHTER - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Slaughter man after he sent “nonstop texts” to a woman, threatening her and her family with bodily harm. Robert Dove, 40, was booked on one count of cyberstalking following his arrest Sunday. Law enforcement said the victim contacted... more »
  • Man booked on rape charges after teen breaks three year silence

    December 3, 2015 6:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is behind bars for rape charges after his 13-year-old victim broke several years of silence to come forward and tell authorities about the crimes the man had allegedly committed. 28-year-old Jermaine Winchester was booked into the parish prison on charges of aggravated rape and... more »
  • Long night of drinking ends in arrest for man after breaks into apartment

    December 3, 2015 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after he was accused of breaking into a N. Ardenwood Drive apartment unit after a long night of drinking. 30-year-old Joseph Carroll was booked on charges of unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling and criminal damage to property following the incident in... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days