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  • More victims, more charges pending for contracting company Play Video

    April 28, 2017 6:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Another contractor with ties to TWG Contractors has a warrant out for their arrest. Dean Stiller, who is listed as an officer of the company is facing a residential contractor fraud charge. The warrant filed in East Baton Rouge Parish, says Stiller intentionally failed to possess... more »
  • IPSO: Man arrested with $100,000 worth of marijuana in pickup truck

    April 18, 2017 6:24 PM

    IBERIA PARISH - Deputies recovered what they believe to be $100,000 worth of marijuana during a traffic stop on US 90 Monday. According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, agents conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck traveling on Highway 90 in relation to a moving violation. During... more »
  • Ascension grand jury indicts Matthew Morris on 84 counts related to fraud

    April 10, 2017 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a man on 84 counts including contractor fraud after police say he scammed 18 victims after the flood. District Attorney Ricky Babin confirmed contractor Mathew Morris was indicted Monday on 84 separate counts. An arraignment date will be set... more »
  • Ascension grand jury indicts Matthew Morris on 84 counts related to fraud

    April 10, 2017 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a man on 84 counts including contractor fraud after police say he scammed 18 victims after the flood. District Attorney Ricky Babin confirmed contractor Mathew Morris was re-indicted Monday on 84 separate counts. Morris, the owner of Complete... more »
  • Two arrested for pretending to be police to rob home

    April 7, 2017 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say two men robbed a home, forcing their way in by pretending to be police officers. Louisiana State Police officers arrested 32-year-old Chad Phillips and 21-year-old Davante Brooks. According to officers, the pair went to a home and knocked on the door, showing a... more »
  • Passenger ejected, driver injured in Denham Springs crash

    April 7, 2017 8:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - One person was ejected from a vehicle after a crash in Denham Springs. A spokesperson for the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says the vehicle was traveling westbound on Lockhart Road near Magnolia Blvd. Officials say the vehicle veered right for unknown reasons and drove into... more »
  • NASCAR ends deal with racetrack after owner's arrest

    April 7, 2017 1:01 PM

    WATERFORD - NASCAR has severed ties with a Connecticut racetrack after its owner was charged with patronizing a prostitution ring that police say exploited young men with mental health issues by delivering them to wealthy clients for sex. NASCAR announced Thursday that it would no longer sanction the Whelen All-American... more »
  • LPSO looking for wanted contractor accused of fraud

    April 6, 2017 12:01 AM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a contractor accused of fraud. LPSO officials say Michael Simmers of Prairieville is wanted on a charge of residential contractor fraud. Simmers is the owner of TWG Contractors. In March, Simmers was charged with one count... more »
  • Massage therapists arrested for giving 'erotic' massages

    April 3, 2017 4:28 PM

    COVINGTON - Two massage therapists have been arrested after authorities discovered they were giving "erotic" massages to some of their customers. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, 51-year-old Cuiling Wang and 47-year-old Xiaohong Miao were arrested after the sheriff's office received several complaints concerning illegal activities at... more »
  • 3 arrested in connection with overpass collapse

    March 31, 2017 9:01 PM

    ATLANTA - Officials say three people have been arrested in connection with a massive fire under Interstate 85 in Atlanta that caused a portion of the bridge to collapse. Deputy Insurance Commissioner Jay Florence confirms the suspects were arrested Friday. He identified them as Basil Eleby, Sophia Bruner and Barry... more »
  • Man accused of not completing construction work on home

    March 28, 2017 1:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a man has been arrested for not completing construction work on a home that he was paid more than $1,000 to do. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 48-year-old Andrew Darian on charges on home improvement fraud, felony theft and misapplication of payment. ... more »
  • Police: teen arrested for November murder on Nebraska Street Play Video

    March 28, 2017 11:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a teen accused of being connected to a supposed plot to kill police this past summer has now been arrested in a November killing on Nebraska Street. Trashone Coats, 17, was arrested Tuesday on a second-degree murder charge in the death of 18-year-old Keondrae... more »
  • Police: One hospitalized after being shot by pellet gun in Baker

    March 26, 2017 2:50 PM

    BAKER - Police say one person was hospitalized after being shot by a pellet gun on Shilo Street. The incident occured around 1:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Shilo Street. According to Baker Police Chief Carl Dunn , one victim was taken to the hospital with a... more »
  • Arson to blame for Spanish Town Road fire Play Video

    March 23, 2017 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRFD officials say arson is to blame for a fire at a vacant home on Spanish Town Road. Crews responded to the fire in the 1800 block of Spanish Town Road near North 18th Street around 8:00 p.m. Firefighters say they arrived on scene to... more »
  • BRPD investigating fatal shooting on Tuscarora Street

    March 18, 2017 11:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred near Tuscarora Street Saturday evening. The shooting claimed the life of 20-year-old Darrious West. BRPD officials said West was found behind a house in the 4000 block of Tuscarora St. around 9:18 p.m. ... more »
  • Teen arrested for arson on Victoria Drive

    March 18, 2017 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a teenager Friday in connection to an arson on Victoria Drive. The arson occurred Mar. 11, in lot 107 of Victoria Drive. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, a witness identified the 15-year-old suspect in a line-up and he was taken into... more »
  • Chaffetz: Intruder was able to rattle White House door handle

    March 17, 2017 9:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Oversight Committee says an intruder on the White House grounds was able to "look through" a White House window and "rattle the door handle" before being apprehended last week. Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz tells CNN he was told by the Homeland Security Secretary... more »
  • LSU students question safety following abduction Play Video

    March 16, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One day after LSU issued an alert that a student had been abducted, few additional details have been released, and some students find that concerning. LSU sent the initial alert to students just before midnight Wednesday. It said LSUPD was investigating a reported abduction by an armed... more »
  • Man sentenced for posting online threat against Obama

    March 16, 2017 9:57 PM

    BOSTON - A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to time served after pleading guilty to posting on an FBI website that he planned to kill the president of the United States. The U.S. Attorney's office says Andrew O'Keefe, of Mansfield, will be under supervised release for five years after being... more »
  • Man arrested for disturbing the peace while at apartment complex, resisting arrest

    March 13, 2017 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man for disturbing the peace and resisting arrest while at an apartment complex. Deputies arrested 31-year-old Michael Richards for disturbing the peace by intoxication, resisting an officer, battery of a police officer and simple criminal damage to property.... more »
  • Sharper's lawyers: Plea terms not adequately explained

    March 10, 2017 8:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Lawyers for disgraced former NFL star and admitted rapist Darren Sharper argue in an appeal that a judge did not adequately explain the consequences of a plea agreement resulting in his 18-year federal prison sentence. Their arguments were filed Friday at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Former prosecutor faces arrest for violent tirade against estranged wife Play Video

    March 10, 2017 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A warrant was filed for the arrest of a former prosecutor in the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office. According to records obtained by the WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit, David Deblieux is accused of going off on a tirade that left his wife and her... more »
  • BRPD: second suspect in 2014 murder case turns himself in Play Video

    March 8, 2017 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a second arrest has been made in a 2014 murder in Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Police say the second suspect, Devante Treymayne Courtney, was arrested on Thursday after turning himself in. Courtney was wanted for second degree murder. Leslie Ferguson, 24, was previously... more »
  • Texas police officials reassigned amid leaked video, records

    March 5, 2017 12:41 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas - Two police commanders in Texas have been temporarily replaced as investigators determine who leaked police video and other material in the controversial arrest of a black woman and her daughters by a white Fort Worth police officer. KXAS-TV in Dallas reports an assistant chief and deputy... more »
  • Crews extinguish blaze at flood-damaged home

    March 2, 2017 8:57 PM

    CENTRAL - Firefighters put out a blaze at a house on Greenwell Springs Road that was under construction following the August flood. Central Fire Department officials say they responded to the blaze in the 14100 block of Greenwell Springs Road shortly after 7:30 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they... more »
  • Suspect identified in theft of $4,700 worth of headphones from Walmart

    March 2, 2017 6:03 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant for the arrest of a man who is wanted for stealing more than $4,000 worth of headphones from Walmart. Deputies believe that 36-year-old Terrence Hamilton is responsible for stealing $4,700 worth of Beats headphones from... more »
  • 22 additional charges filed against Endymion crash suspect

    February 28, 2017 2:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - 22 additional charges have been filed against the suspect in the Endymion parade crash that hospitalized 21 people Saturday night. According to a report from WWLTV, 25-year-old Neilson Rizzuto is facing 12 new counts of vehicular negligent injury and 10 counts of first-degree vehicular negligent injuring.... more »
  • Accused fraud contractor arrested by Walker Police Department

    February 23, 2017 9:47 PM

    WALKER - The contractor accused of fraud in Ascension, Livingston, and East Baton Rouge Parishes has been charged again by the Walker Police Department. Walker Police obtained a warrant for Matthew Morris' arrest on charges of residential contractor fraud, contractor misapplication of insurance payments, insurance fraud, and extortion. ... more »
  • Teen shot in hand in Plaquemine

    February 22, 2017 11:02 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A teenager has been shot in the hand and wrist in Plaquemine, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi confirms a teenage victim was shot in the hand and wrist on James Street Wednesday evening before 10 p.m. IPSO is now... more »
  • Teen in custody related to Ascension cyberbullying investigation

    February 22, 2017 5:46 PM

    GEISMAR - A teenager was taken into custody at Dutchtown High School Wednesday related to a cyberbullying investigation. The sheriff's office handled the arrest, but could not provide the teenager's name due to their age. However, WBRZ has learned the teenager is a 16-year-old student at Dutchtown High. The... more »
  • Man booked on multiple charges after alleged struggle with Sheriff's deputy

    February 19, 2017 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 30-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly became combatant during a traffic stop Saturday. According to arrest records, on Feb. 18, Sheriff's deputies were initially called in reference to a hit and run. The victim reported damage to a... more »
  • BRPD responding to shooting on Evangeline Street

    February 16, 2017 11:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD is responding to a shooting on Evangeline Street. According to BRPD officials, it happened after 10:30 p.m. on Evangeline Street near Plank Road. According to sources on scene, a female victim was shot while inside a car after an altercation. Sources on scene... more »
  • 2 people shot in car on Finch Street

    February 16, 2017 11:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people are being taken to the hospital after a shooting on Finch Street in North Baton Rouge. According to a BRPD spokesperson, the shooting happened around 9 p.m. in the 2500 block of Finch Street. Officers say a male and a female victim suffered... more »
  • Huge Baton Rouge drug bust uncovers narcotics, gun, cash

    February 16, 2017 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has arrested two men after they uncovered large amounts of illegal substances, including drugs and a gun, from two separate apartments. According to deputies, 35-year-old Damar Xavier Coleman and 23-year-old Jules Morris were arrested Friday. Deputies say the two... more »
  • Ex-NFL receiver Meachem released from jail

    February 16, 2017 8:06 PM

    GRETNA - Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem has been released from jail after paying $100,000 in child support and alimony to his ex-wife. The payment represents just a quarter of the nearly $400,000 Meachem owed when he was ordered jailed by state District Judge Adrian Adams on... more »
  • Man hit on head with hammer, sent to hospital

    February 10, 2017 8:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is going to the hospital after a woman attacked him with a hammer Friday evening, according to BRPD. According to BRPD officials, a female is in custody after she struck a male with a blunt object. Sources on scene say a woman hurled... more »
  • Prosecutors drop charges for 3 arrested on Inauguration Day

    February 8, 2017 6:07 PM

    WASHINGTON - Prosecutors have dropped felony rioting charges against three more people who were arrested after protesters broke windows and torched a limousine in Washington on Inauguration Day. That brings the total number of dropped cases to twelve. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia made the announcement... more »
  • Man arrested after traffic stop leads to discovery of 150 ecstasy tablets

    February 8, 2017 5:43 PM

    ST. TAMMANY - A man was arrested after deputies discovered 150 ecstasy tablets in his vehicle during a traffic stop. A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Deputy pulled over 21-year-old Dominic Walker of Houston on Jan. 31 after the deputy noticed his vehicle swerving on the shoulder of I-12. The... more »
  • Man accused of filming inside bathroom at LSU track meet

    February 4, 2017 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man for allegedly taking unwanted photos and videos of people in a men's restroom Friday. An athlete informed a security officer Friday afternoon that a man wearing all black clothes was taking the unwanted photos in a men's restroom during an LSU Track... more »
  • Firefighters respond to trash fire near L'Auberge Casino Play Video

    February 3, 2017 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters responded to a fire on River Road right outside of Baton Rouge city limits. The fire occurred at a recycling center on the 12000 block of River Road, close to the L'Auberge Hotel & Casino. Here's another shot of the fire on River... more »
  • Woman arrested after killing pet, posting video on social media

    January 30, 2017 10:33 AM

    MONTEGUT - Police arrested a Bourg woman Thursday after she killed a pet rabbit and posted a video to social media in December. A Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office deputy responded to the 100 block of La. Highway 55 after the video was shared several times. The owner of the... more »
  • Jury clears cops in 2014 park attack

    January 28, 2017 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A jury cleared three former Baton Rouge Police officers who were on trial for abuse of power. The trial related to the 2014 accusations by a woman who said an officer forced her to perform oral sex on him while two other officers acted as "look... more »
  • Three arrested for child exploitation in Baton Rouge

    January 27, 2017 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced the arrest of three men on nearly 50 charges of child exploitation Friday. Harold White, 31, of Metairie, Andrew Wiltcher, 25, of Oak Grove, and Justin Davis, 27, of Laplace, face multiple charges involving the exploitation of juveniles. According... more »
  • Unhinged man escapes ambulance, causes disturbance at school Wednesday Play Video

    January 25, 2017 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police and paramedics had to deal with a patient that caused a disturbance near a school and then escaped from an ambulance Wednesday evening. A state trooper at St. Thomas More Catholic School was on the scene by coincidence at a time when some parents were picking... more »
  • Armed robbery ends in gunfire outside Tracy Avenue home

    January 20, 2017 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say one person was hurt after robbery ended in gunfire on Tracey Avenue Friday night. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Friday night in front of a home on Tracey Avenue. Victims say a dark... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for possession of child pornography

    January 20, 2017 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after finding child pornography in his Baton Rouge home Friday. State Police searched the home of 32-year-old Timothy Carriere after an investigation led them to believe that he was in possession of child pornography. Carriere willingly agreed to let police search his... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: A week after being shot, victim talks about mid-city shooting Play Video

    January 19, 2017 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family involved in a Mid City parking lot shooting is speaking to just one station, detailing the horrifying moments they were shot at leaving Doe's Eat Place restaurant. The bullet struck Jacob Price just one quarter of an inch from his heart, missing his lungs, lodging... more »
  • Houma man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

    January 18, 2017 5:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Houma man pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment for possession of images and videos depicting the sexual exploitation of children under the age of 12. According to U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite, 31-year-old Michael Chauvin was arrested on Aug. 7, 2015 after police seized several... more »
  • Man breaks into ex's home, gets into fist fight

    January 18, 2017 4:51 PM

    PIERRE PART - Police arrested a man Monday for breaking into his estranged domestic partner's home and getting into a fist fight on Jan. 10. Assumption Parish Police say 45-year-old Randy Hebert sent threatening text messages to the victim before driving to her Lee Drive home. Hebert then forcibly... more »
  • Drug dealer resists arrest, tells passenger to destroy evidence

    January 18, 2017 1:43 PM

    HAMMOND - Two men were arrested during a traffic stop after Deputies say they found a bag of illegal drugs in their car. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, a deputy stopped Michael Nelson Jr., 28, of Tickfaw, at the intersection of Wardline Road and Crapanzano Road Saturday... more »
  • Mother intervenes after man attempts to sexually assault 13-year-old girl

    January 18, 2017 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police booked a man Wednesday for attempting to sexually assault a teenaged girl in September. According to police, Derrick Anthony, 18, forcefully pushed down a 13-year-old girl behind a residence on Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive in the early morning of Sept. 28, 2016. Anthony then attempted... more »
  • Police seeking suspects who beat victims with baseball bat

    January 17, 2017 2:59 PM

    CHAUVIN - Terrebonne Parish Police are searching for suspects wanted for beating two victims with a baseball bat in November. David Chauvin, 28, and Tracey Henry, 42, of Houma are wanted for false imprisonment and obstruction of justice. TPSO deputies responded to a disturbance at 101 Prosperity St.... more »
  • Three arrested after dropping crack pipes in front of police

    January 17, 2017 10:51 AM

    CHARENTON - Three have been arrested for possession of crack cocaine as well as various other charges. Ulysses Lumpkin Jr., 51, Tyrusha R. Charles, 35, and Carol Bowie, 54, were arrested Friday when police found the three sitting in two vehicles on Martin Luther King Road. According to... more »
  • FBI arrests widow of Orlando shooter

    January 16, 2017 1:02 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. - A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter. The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco area and is due in court Tuesday in California. She's facing charges in Florida... more »
  • Sen. Troy Brown addresses recent domestic dispute

    January 13, 2017 3:36 PM

    GONZALEZ - State Sen. Troy Brown released a statement Friday addressing his recent domestic dispute misdemeanor. Brown was arrested after deputies were dispatched to his Geismar residence after receiving reports from his wife that he became irate and bit her on the arm, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • STPSO detectives stop burglary spree

    January 12, 2017 5:26 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's detectives arrested a man responsible for a string of burglaries that have plagued the Slidell area since late November. Steven Barrios, 27, is accused of burglarizing over 20 storage units and three businesses on Highway 190E. Barrios stole over $25,000 worth of property... more »
  • Violent Baton Rouge drug dealer sentenced to 21 years in prison

    January 12, 2017 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grand jury sentenced a violent drug dealer to 21 years in prison Wednesday for a litany of crimes. Myron Hart, 39, of Baker Louisiana, was faced with significant drug trafficking, racketeering, firearm, and conspiracy charges. This includes allegations of a murder plot, threats to... more »
  • Sheriff offers reward for Geismar shooting suspect's arrest

    January 11, 2017 5:03 PM

    GEISMAR - Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley announced Wednesday a $2,500 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the individual responsible for a shooting in Geismar. Javante Hayes is wanted for the attempted second-degree murder of Kermit Jackson Monday. Jackson is still listed in critical condition.... more »
  • EBRSO searching for suspect in attempted second degree murder

    January 11, 2017 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect wanted for attempted second degree murder. An arrest warrant was drafted for Irvon McKay, 24, Monday. McKay is also facing charges of illegal use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted... more »
  • Arrest made in Orlando police shooting

    January 11, 2017 1:17 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a man they say helped a fugitive now sought in two murders, including the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer. Zarghee Mayan faces a charge of accessory after the fact for allegedly helping 41-year-old Markeith Lloyd, his former co-worker... more »
  • Arrest made in deadly December shooting on Denham Street

    January 11, 2017 1:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An arrest has been made in connection to a shooting on Denham Street that occurred on Dec. 23 . The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 22-year-old Miquel Henderson in connection to the shooting death of Kendrick Bell. Bell, 28, was found shot multiple times around 10... more »
  • High school student arrested for bringing taser to school

    January 11, 2017 10:33 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A 16-year-old student at Assumption High School was arrested this morning for bringing a taser to school Wednesday morning. A school resource officer received information that a female student was in possession of a taser and tracked her down. The deputy seized the taser and took the... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Chief defends officer who placed female student in headlock Play Video

    January 10, 2017 6:38 PM

    BAKER- Police Chief Carl Dunn is defending one of his officer's actions tonight, after surveillance video from Baker High School captured the officer placing a female student in a headlock before taking her down to the ground. The incident occurred just days before Christmas. The video obtained by the WBRZ... more »
  • Man in country illegally arrested for child exploitation

    January 10, 2017 3:19 PM

    LAFAYETTE – An illegal immigrant has been arrested for internet crimes against children, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office reported. Gustavo Ramos Castro was arrested on one count of indecent behavior with juveniles and one count of computer-aided solicitation of a minor. Castro had been living in Lafayette while... more »
  • Man faces child porn charges involving children in eight different states

    January 10, 2017 3:16 PM

    MAYS LANDING, NJ - A New Jersey man has been indicted on child porn charges involving children spanning eight different states. Prosecutors say Sherman Miller, 49, faces 12 counts of child pornography. The charges include causing a child to engage in child pornography, possessing or viewing child pornography and... more »
  • Third suspect wanted for 2014 double murder arrested

    January 7, 2017 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man wanted for a 2014 double murder on Gardere Lane has been arrested. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 21-year-old Plug Lanaute for two counts of first degree murder and armed robbery. Two other suspects, Charles Lanaute and Darrius Miller were arrested in... more »
  • New Year's Day chase leads Walker Police to drug arrest

    January 5, 2017 8:28 PM

    WALKER - Walker Police have arrested a man on multiple charges after a traffic stop turned into a chase. Officers say 32-year-old Joshua Harbin of Independence was driving a green Dodge pickup when they attempted to pull him over for failing to use a turn signal turning onto Brian... more »
  • Mom arrested for disciplining kids officially cleared of charges Play Video

    January 5, 2017 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Schaquana Spears, a mom who stole the hearts of the community and nation, is thanking those who stood behind her after she was arrested for disciplining her kids last year . She is officially clear of any cruelty charges she received following the incident in June of 2016.... more »
  • Felon with active burglary warrant arrested

    December 29, 2016 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A convicted felon with an active arrest warrant for burglary and an extensive criminal background was arrested Wednesday. The Baton Rouge Police charged 33-year-old Dwayne Cossett with illegal carry of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm and resisting an... more »
  • Man arrested following fatal shooting on Education Street

    December 28, 2016 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An arrest has been made in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred on Education Street on Dec. 23 . BRPD arrested 33-year-old Johnny Matthews on charges of second degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police... more »

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