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  • Therapist accused of touching 11-year-old bonds out of jail

    March 3, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives arrested an East Baton Rouge therapist after one of his juvenile patients said the man fondled him during a session. Deputies booked William Abraham, 60, of Baton Rouge into the EBR Parish Prison Monday on a charge of child molestation. The sheriff's office said... more »
  • Teen, homeowner arrested after Walker home invasion Play Video

    March 2, 2015 2:02 PM

    WALKER - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish said they arrested two men and recovered stolen property during the investigation of a home invasion that happened at a home on Walker South Road Sunday. Benjamin Jarreau, 17, of Gonzales is charged with illegal use of a weapon, illegal possession of... more »
  • Police: Shoplifter threw daughter like 'a toy doll'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a man suspected of stealing items from a beauty shop in Slidell threw down his daughter when he was confronted by police over the weekend. Slidell Police said 24-year-old Lamar Causey of Baton Rouge threw his daughter "as if she was a toy doll" and... more »
  • Accused 'peeping tom' arrested during home burglary

    March 2, 2015 11:48 AM

    ZACHARY - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man Saturday after he broke into a home and then attacked deputies while attempting to escape the scene of the crime. Vontrail Walker, 29, of Zachary was charged with simple burglary, damage to property, simple escape and four... more »
  • Oyster and drugs violations land two men in jail

    February 28, 2015 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Chalmette men have been arrested for alleged oyster harvesting and drug violations in St. Bernard Parish. Louisiana wildlife and fisheries agents arrested 33-year-old Oliver Rudesill Jr. and 23-year-old Tracy Gallardo Jr. for several oyster, boating safety and drug violations after a boating safety inspection earlier this... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested on aggravated rape charges

    February 27, 2015 4:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a man accused of engaging in inappropriate sexual acts with a juvenile on Wednesday. Deputies received information stating that a 13-year-old girl was possibly being raped by Benjamin Tonguis, 37, over an undisclosed period of time. When Tonguis... more »
  • Investigation leads to recovery of meth, stolen gun

    February 27, 2015 4:04 PM

    ALBANY - The Narcotics and Uniform Patrol Divisions of the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office conducted a drug investigation that led to a pair of arrests in Albany on Tuesday. Joseph "John" Wascom, 36, and Roy Hart, 32, were booked into Livingston Parish Detention Center on drug and firearm charges... more »
  • 13-year-old arrested in series of rapes in Uptown NOLA

    February 27, 2015 3:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested a 13-year-old boy accused of raping three of his siblings over a period of two years. New Orleans Police reported the incident involved victims that included girls aged 13 and 11 along with a 7-year-old boy. The crimes occurred in an Uptown home,... more »
  • Couple charged with defrauding Medicaid

    February 27, 2015 3:33 AM

    BAKER - The state attorney general says a Baker couple has been arrested on charges of allegedly conspiring to defraud the state's Medicaid program of more than $400,000. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says 41-year-old Shonda Augustus was arrested Feb. 4 and her husband, 36-year-old Melvin Williams, was arrested Tuesday.... more »
  • Another tax preparer arrested for tax fraud

    February 27, 2015 3:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Harvey woman is accused of falsifying information on her own tax return and those of clients of her tax preparation business. State revenue officials, in a news release Thursday, said Lisa Adams allegedly submitted state tax returns for Omega Tax Services clients containing false business losses.... more »
  • Couple accused of pouring beer down 1-year-old boy's throat

    February 26, 2015 12:02 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a couple is behind bars after they were accused of holding down a 1-year-old boy and pouring beer down his throat on multiple occasions. 24-year-old Brett Flower and 23-year-old Krysten Verdin of Slidell were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on cruelty to juvenile... more »
  • New Orleans police sergeant suspended following arrest

    February 25, 2015 10:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a veteran officer has been placed on emergency suspension after he was arrested on charges of filing or maintaining false public records and theft of goods over $1,500. In news release, police say Tuesday's arrested of Sgt. Ashish Shah came after an investigation... more »
  • State Dept. official charged with soliciting minor

    February 25, 2015 1:49 AM

    FAIRFAX, VA - A U.S. State Department official has been jailed on charges of soliciting a minor. Fairfax County, Virginia, Police Department spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell says 44-year-old Daniel Rosen was arrested at his home in Washington, D.C., about noon Tuesday and was in custody at the D.C. jail Tuesday night.... more »
  • Man arrested involved in Gonzales fatal crash

    February 22, 2015 11:44 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man involved in a fatal crash that killed a man on the interstate early Sunday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. on I-10 West of the Hwy 30 exit in Gonzales. Gonzales police arrested 27-year-old John Sanchez after being involved in a crash... more »
  • Deputies charge man with having drugs around kid

    February 20, 2015 11:34 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man after investigators said they found drugs in his home around his 12-year-old daughter, and a package full of marijuana which had recently been delivered to his house. Deputies arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Munnerlyn on Wednesday after they said he admitted he... more »
  • Kentucky town has had enough of the 'Frozen' weather

    February 19, 2015 1:40 PM

    HARLAN, Ky. - The cold might not bother Disney's Queen Elsa, but it's wreaking enough havoc in Kentucky that a police department announced a joke warrant for the popular "Frozen" character's arrest. Police in the small, rural town of Harlan posted a Facebook message Wednesday about Elsa. They wrote: "Suspect... more »
  • Man accused of selling pot, bootleg DVDs arrested

    February 19, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police who were investigating an armed robbery arrested a man accused of trying to sell marijuana and bootleg movies on Wednesday. Michael Lewis, 31, was taken into custody by officers at a location in the 9000 block of Airline Hwy. Police said they searched Lewis and... more »
  • Dozens arrested in WBR drug roundup Play Video

    February 19, 2015 11:54 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Authorities accused a former school worker of selling prescription narcotics Thursday and arrested her as part of a drug warrant roundup. Deputies accused Keashu King-Wright of selling drugs such as oxycodone, diazepam, morphine, xanax, and valium among others. A sheriff's office spokesperson said King-Wright used... more »
  • Ex-deputy arrested for cattle theft

    February 19, 2015 3:13 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A former Caddo Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly stealing three cows and selling them for nearly $3,000. 54-year-old Marilyn Roberson was arrested Wednesday for felony theft following an investigation by the sheriff's office and Louisiana Livestock Brand Commission. The sheriff's office, in a news release... more »
  • Vanilla Ice charged with burglary

    February 19, 2015 3:06 AM

    LANTANA, FL - Vanilla Ice has been released from custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home. Police in Lantana say the recording artist and home-improvement-show host had been renovating a home next to the victim's. They said some of the... more »
  • BR attorney accused of stealing from elderly

    February 13, 2015 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office accused a Baton Rouge attorney Friday of stealing several items from an elderly client of his. Members of the U. S. Marshals Task Force arrested 63-year-old Stanley "Stephen" Spring at his law firm Friday. Deputies said an investigation into... more »
  • LSUPD: UREC, sorority bandit arrested

    February 10, 2015 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested a man Monday in connection to a series of thefts on the university campus. LSU PD said 25-year-old Timothy Cole stole several credit cards and electronics from the campus recreation center and the Delta Gamma Sorority house in January. Police said surveillance... more »
  • Teens arrested after fight at Tara High

    February 10, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged two teens with felonies after investigators said the pair jumped a 15-year-old boy at Tara High School this week. Deputies arrested 18-year-old Johnny Moore and 17-year-old Darius Watts after the fight Monday. Investigators said on Monday a deputy working extra duty for... more »
  • Selfie leads to teen murder arrest

    February 8, 2015 2:19 PM

    GREENSBURG - Authorities say a western Pennsylvania teenager charged in the shooting death of another teen took a selfie with the body and sent it to a friend on social media. The 16-year-old boy is charged with homicide and a firearms count in the death of 16-year-old Ryan Mangan.... more »
  • Police, U. S. Marshals arrest murder suspect

    February 6, 2015 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police and members of a U. S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing someone during an argument in a Baton Rouge grocery store parking lot. Police accused 18-year-old Sidney Ellois of second-degree murder, being a principal to attempted murder, contributing... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for child pornography

    February 6, 2015 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Special Victims Unit along with other agencies arrested a Baton Rouge man Thursday after they discovered he was in possession of child pornography in Ascension Parish. Investigators arrested 24-year-old Phillip Rome and booked him into the Ascension... more »
  • Suspects arrested in shooting of Irish police officer

    February 3, 2015 4:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities have arrested a suspect and his brother in the shooting of an Irish police officer. The New Orleans Police Department says 40-year-old Melvin Galle Jr. and his brother, Keith, were arrested Tuesday afternoon in the Jan. 27 shooting of 30-year-old Brian Hanrahan. Both men face charges... more »
  • Seat belt violation leads to mobile meth lab bust

    February 2, 2015 2:35 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested three people and shut down what turned out to be a mobile meth cooking operation after they pulled over a vehicle for a seat belt violation on Friday. Detectives said they stopped a vehicle shortly after it pulled out... more »
  • 'Operation Wild Wild East' in New Orleans: 111 drug arrests

    January 30, 2015 11:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Law enforcement officials in New Orleans are calling it "Operation Wild Wild East." A joint federal, state and local police operation that targeted violent drug offenders in eastern New Orleans has resulted in 111 arrests. Officials also said the operation resulted in the seizure of numerous... more »
  • Demerit badge? Troop leader accused of stealing from scouts

    January 29, 2015 11:14 AM

    OAKS, Pa. - According to authorities, this scoutmaster might deserve a demerit badge. Police say a Pennsylvania troop leader stole more than $10,000 from her Cub Scout pack and Girl Scout troop. Heather Belford was arrested Wednesday on charges including theft and receiving stolen property. She is free on $5,000... more »
  • Man accused of molesting 11-year-old girl

    January 28, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baton Rouge man this week of molesting an 11-year-old in his care while the girl's mother wasn't home. Police arrested 35-year-old Edward Humphrey Jr. Tuesday on charges of molestation of a juvenile and sexual battery. Investigators said the 11-year-old victim told them... more »
  • Residents praise sheriff's office alert system Play Video

    January 27, 2015 5:34 PM

    GONZALES - Residents in Ascension Parish praised their sheriff's office's actions after a man wanted in Georgia broke loose from a deputy trying to arrest him last night. Deputies re-arrested the man, Ricardo Rodriguez, Tuesday afternoon. He's wanted for sex crimes out of Georgia. The sheriff's office said Rodriguez... more »
  • Arrest made in connection with Alaska Street shooting

    January 27, 2015 1:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting on Alaska Street last month. Tyronn Collins, 21, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force on a warrant issued by BRPD investigators on Tuesday. According to law... more »
  • New Orleans man sentenced to 30 years for carjacking

    January 26, 2015 5:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man with "REDRUM" - murder spelled backward - tattooed across his forehead has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for carjacking a 68-year-old woman in a Metairie parking lot 15 months ago and being a habitual offender. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Daryle Guillot... more »
  • Las Vegas-area arrest in 1988 NW Louisiana homicide

    January 26, 2015 12:52 PM

    BENTON - Sheriff Steve Prator says a 62-year-old man is being held in Nevada, awaiting extradition hearings in the 1988 murder of Claudell Staten in northwest Louisiana's Caddo Parish. He says Henry Robinson was arrested last week in the Las Vegas area. Prator says U.S. marshals took Robinson into custody... more »
  • Fugitive task force catches murder suspect

    January 26, 2015 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A fugitive task force arrested an East Baton Rouge man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting last month in the city-parish. U. S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force members located 22-year-old Aljerard Warner at a home on East Black Oak Drive Monday morning in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Man accused of child porn in undercover operation

    January 23, 2015 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement accused a 54-year-old Kaplan man of distributing child porn over the internet Friday. Investigators arrested Gary Creed after an undercover operation where authorities said he was caught sharing videos and images of child porn. The investigation involved the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit,... more »
  • Port Allen couple arrested on child abuse charges

    January 23, 2015 3:04 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A mother and her boyfriend are behind bars Friday after their arrest yesterday in Port Allen based on accusations that they beat their 6-year-old boy on six different occasions. The child's mother, 29-year-old Nina Harper, and her live-in boyfriend, 28-year-old Matthew Barrow, were taken into custody... more »
  • St. Thomas More teacher accused of sex with student

    January 22, 2015 6:00 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A St. Thomas More High School teacher has been arrested, accused of having sex with a student. The Advertiser reports 27-year-old Joshua Krieg, of Lafayette, was booked Wednesday for carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Bond was set at $40,000. It was unknown if he has an attorney. Lafayette... more »
  • BRPD foils attempted pharmacy burglary

    January 21, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of breaking into a pharmacy with the ultimate goal of stealing oxycodone pills on Tuesday. Curran Tyler Johnson, 23, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of attempted simple burglary of a pharmacy after officers apprehended him... more »
  • Analyst Greg Anthony suspended after solicitation charge

    January 17, 2015 11:13 AM

    WASHINGTON - Greg Anthony has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest on solicitation charges. A spokeswoman says "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season." District of Columbia police say the CBS basketball analyst and former NBA player has been arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute.... more »
  • Woman accused in prison tax fraud scheme

    January 16, 2015 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities filed charges against a New Orleans woman who's accused of filing false state tax returns for a number of people, including some prison inmates. Investigators charged Thelma Jean Lee with multiple felonies for filing 38 faked tax returns and getting thousands of dollars in refunds... more »
  • 15 arrested in Belgium terror sweep

    January 16, 2015 4:50 AM

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - Belgian authorities say more than a dozen people have been detained in Belgium and two arrested in France in an anti-terror sweep following a firefight in which two suspected terrorists were killed. Eric Van der Sypt, a Belgian federal magistrate, said Friday that a dozen searches had... more »
  • Woman accused of cyberstalking, defaming judge

    January 15, 2015 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a woman accused of defaming and cybserstalking a judge who was presiding over a child custody custody case in which she was involved. Investigators said they were contacted by an EBR Family Court Judge on Jan. 8 who... more »
  • Man accused of being driver in Walnut St. shooting

    January 15, 2015 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of being the getaway driver in Baton Rouge's first murder of the year. Police arrested 20-year-old Brandon Coleman Tuesday on charges of being an accessory to first-degree murder. Detectives said witnesses saw Coleman driving the shooter away from the scene in the... more »
  • Gonzales Police bust man accused of vehicle burglaries

    January 14, 2015 12:50 PM

    GONZALES - Police reported on Wednesday the arrest of a man wanted in connection with several recent vehicle burglaries in Ascension Parish after an officer on routine patrol spotted the suspect in a Gonzales hotel parking lot. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, Paul Anthony Grego Jr. was... more »
  • Selfie leads to arrest in stolen money clip case Play Video

    January 13, 2015 4:28 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives said a "selfie" posted on the internet helped them identify and arrest a man suspected of stealing a money clip in Ascension Parish. Gonzales Police charged 29-year-old Rashad Bridges of Darrow with felony theft this week. Police said Bridges stole the clip on Dec. 2... more »
  • Man accused of trying to set mistress on fire

    January 12, 2015 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a 79-year-old man Saturday accused of attempting to set his mistress on fire after she told his wife about their lengthy affair. According to the arrest report, Carlos Garrido told detectives that he poured a flammable liquid on the woman before he... more »
  • Arrest in Assumption Parish homicide case

    January 10, 2015 5:59 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - Assumption parish deputies say they found bags of evidence when they arrested a man for murder Saturday. The SWAT team and detectives arrested Anthony Ayrow, 30, at his home in Napoleonville for shooting and killing Gordon Jones Sr., 63. Jones was found at his house in Labadieville... more »
  • Attorney confident mother won't see trial in son's death Play Video

    January 7, 2015 5:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Brittni Clark, the mother accused of negligent homicide in her son's drowning death, bonded out of jail late Tuesday evening on a $10,000 bond. Her attorney is upset she spent time in jail, accused of neglecting her child the day he fell into an abandoned sewer hole... more »
  • Abbeville High teacher accused of sex with student

    January 7, 2015 4:03 PM

    KAPLAN - An Abbeville High School teacher has been arrested after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The Advertiser reports Nicholas Willis has been charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams says Willis is in in the Kaplan City Jail on a $200,000... more »
  • Arrest made in 2010 double murder

    January 6, 2015 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they arrested a man in connection with murdering two people back in October 2010. Officials say Ahmad Murphy, 29, was arrested Tuesday night for the killings of Alton Spears, 31, and Johnny Kelley, 56. The murders happened behind a group home... more »
  • Man found passed out in drive-thru charged with 4th DWI

    January 6, 2015 12:04 PM

    CUT OFF - A man was charged Sunday with a fourth-offense DWI after deputies in Lafourche Parish found him sleeping behind the wheel of his pickup truck in the drive-thru lane of a fast food restaurant in Cut Off. According to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, 50-year-old Trent Callais... more »
  • Saints sack leader Galette arrested in domestic disturbance

    January 5, 2015 11:13 AM

    KENNER - New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette has been arrested in a domestic violence case in which a woman says her face was scratched and her ear bloodied after an earring was ripped off. Police say Galette is being booked on misdemeanor simple battery stemming from the disturbance at... more »
  • Man accused of seventh DWI

    December 30, 2014 4:36 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Louisiana State Police troopers charged a Denham Springs man with seventh offense DWI after a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. Troopers and Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies said they stopped 46-year-old Efremzimbalist Randle around 2 a.m. after getting a report he was driving erratically on I-10 West. ... more »
  • Attempted murder suspects arrested

    December 28, 2014 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested two men for their suspected involvement in a shooting in Baton Rouge. It happened on Washington Avenue not far from Memorial Stadium. Gregory Gustave, 19, and Joshua Harris, 19, were arrested after robbing two men at gun point and shooting one of... more »
  • More charges filed against Jena man for timber theft

    December 24, 2014 3:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State agriculture officials say two more felony timber theft charges have been filed against a Jena man. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry says 39-year-old James Ainsworth was arrested last Friday for theft of just over $14,600. The new charges make a total of eight theft... more »
  • Man accused of raising pit bulls for dogfighting

    December 23, 2014 12:29 PM

    BAKER - Police accused a Baker man this week of raising more than a dozen pit bulls at his home for dogfighting purposes. Baker PD charged 49-year-old Eugene Grayer with possession of dogs for fighting and being a felon in possession of a firearm after a search of his... more »
  • Police arrest man accused of 2 armed robbery attempts

    December 22, 2014 4:50 PM

    WALKER - Police said they arrested a man accused of at least two armed robbery attempts of fast food restaurant drive-thrus in Walker and Denham Springs earlier this month. Joshua Brooks, 24, was arrested on Dec. 8 following an investigation by Walker Police following an attempted armed robbery of... more »
  • Deputies: Woman, 72, slapped over Facebook snub

    December 19, 2014 6:54 AM

    SEMINOLE, FL - A 27-year-old woman is accused of slapping a 72-year-old woman who denied her friend request on Facebook. Rachel Anne Hayes became angry on Wednesday when the woman said the Facebook name she uses is inappropriate. Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say the woman told Hayes she would accept... more »
  • Warrants issued in Saints ticket scheme

    December 18, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An arrest warrant has been issued for a 28-year-old accused of acting as a ticket broker and selling Saints football tickets but never providing the tickets. Matthew Alexander Dunn faces felony theft and issuing worthless checks charges, according to documents obtained by WBRZ News 2. The warrants... more »
  • Two accused cow thieves behind bars

    December 18, 2014 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men accused of stealing three cows are behind bars following an investigation by the Louisiana Livestock Brand Commission determined they tried to sell the cows at a livestock auction in Kinder, Louisiana. Allen Tyler Meylian, 20, of Kinder and Jacob Chance Constance, 23, of Lake... more »
  • Police: drug trafficking operation busted in college neighborhood Play Video

    December 18, 2014 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A house in a quiet neighborhood of mostly college students was a cover for a drug trafficking operation, police said in court documents relating to the arrest of Sittipong Jitarun, 31. Jitarun was arrested Thursday at his house in Nicholson Lakes after a search turned up... more »
  • Salvation Army bell ringer arrested in Mississippi

    December 17, 2014 12:20 PM

    GULFPORT, MS - Gulfport police say a Salvation Army bell ringer who reported a man ran off with her kettle of cash just as she was finishing her shift has been arrested for lying about the incident. Police Chief Leonard Papania says in a news release that 23-year-old Michelle Shantel... more »
  • Port Allen man accused of soliciting murder

    December 16, 2014 11:16 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Louisiana State Police Detectives along with several other law enforcement agencies said they arrested a Port Allen man on Tuesday morning accused of asking a man to kill two people for him in Pointe Coupee Parish. The arrest of 37-year-old Tommy Joe Gioele came after a... more »
  • Accused drunk driver crashes into house, knocks off foundation

    December 15, 2014 12:28 PM

    PIERRE PART- A Hammond man was arrested and charged with a 3rd offense DWI Friday night after his vehicle ran off the road, crashing into a house with such force that the building was knocked off of its foundation. According to Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputies, Joseph Marcus Dabadie, 23,... more »
  • Wanted man arrested for sex charges

    December 15, 2014 10:48 AM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish said they arrested a man wanted for indecent behavior with juveniles along with other violent charges after a traffic stop in Hammond last Saturday. Tyrone Kenneth Reine, 47, of Hammond was identified and taken into custody by deputies after he was pulled... more »
  • Gonzales man arrested on 31 counts of child porn

    December 15, 2014 10:35 AM

    GONZALES - A joint law enforcement operation led to the arrest of a Gonzales man on 31 counts of possessing child porn, according to the Office of Attorney General "Buddy" Caldwell. 55-year-old Everett Carter was taken into custody without incident last Thursday and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail... more »
  • LP residents busted in Gonzales Walmart theft

    December 15, 2014 8:55 AM

    GONZALES - Police arrested two people they say shoplifted from the Gonzales Walmart late last month. Sarah Bourgeois, 27, turned herself in after investigators released security footage of the duo walking into the store. She is a resident of Livingston. Police were able to track down 27-year-old Michael Hankins... more »
  • Mother and daughter arrested for meth possession

    December 10, 2014 4:32 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A mother and daughter were arrested on drug charges including possession of crystal meth after patrolling deputies pulled them over for only having one working headlight on Tuesday night. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said detectives were conducting the traffic stop when... more »
  • 2 students accused of attacking teachers arrested

    December 10, 2014 3:54 PM

    DARROW - Two students are behind bars Wednesday evening after they were arrested based on accusations that they each attacked a teacher within hours of each other earlier today at the Ascension Parish Alternative School. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said the first of the separate incidents occurred when... more »
  • 3 arrested in Prairieville pot bust

    December 4, 2014 12:13 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Narcotics detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office made a total of three arrests and recovered a supply of marijuana after an extended investigation of Prairieville residence on Tuesday. Detectives were able to obtain search warrants from a judge that granted investigators permission to search a home... more »
  • BR man accused of 14 business burglaries

    December 3, 2014 4:07 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities said a Baton Rouge man caught in Mississippi is being accused of multiple business burglaries around St. Tammany Parish. Investigators arrested Gary Howes, 54, early Wednesday in Tallulah, Miss. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office 14 stores around Mandeville, Slidell, and unincorporated parts... more »
  • Police: Man used McChicken sandwich as weapon

    December 3, 2014 12:23 PM

    DES MOINES, IA - An Iowa man was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly used a McDonald's McChicken sandwich as a weapon against his pregnant wife, according to law enforcement. Police said Marivin Tramaine Hill II, 21, told them that he threw the poultry-based sandwich at his wife "because he... more »
  • Casino worker accused of taking photos in restroom

    December 2, 2014 5:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An employee of Harrah's New Orleans is accused of taking a cellphone picture of a patron's private parts inside the men's restroom at the casino. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that 35-year-old Jeremiah Johnson, of Harvey, was booked with video voyeurism. It carries a penalty of one to five... more »
  • Couple in custody over teen weighing 40 pounds

    December 2, 2014 4:22 PM

    ANDERSON, IN - Police have taken into custody the wife of a man who was arrested after his mentally disabled 15-year-old granddaughter was taken to an Indianapolis hospital weighing less than 40 pounds. Anderson police Detective Joel Sandefur says the girl is in critical, life-threatening condition. Authorities jailed the 58-year-old... more »
  • Man accused in 2008 cold case of strangled woman

    December 2, 2014 2:56 PM

    NEW IBERIA - The Iberia Parish sheriff says a 60-year-old man arrested in Missouri is the suspect in a 2008 murder of a 61-year-old woman strangled in her New Iberia home. A first-degree murder warrant has been issued for Keith Leleux in connection with the death of Judy Landry, found... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Husband talks about protecting wife from kidnapper Play Video

    December 1, 2014 10:16 AM

    GONZALES - A woman was rescued by her husband and other family members after a man tried to kidnap her from her driveway, deputies in Ascension Parish said. The incident, where the suspect was pistol-whipped by the men who knew the victim, happened Sunday. The department released the information... more »
  • 16 arrested as demonstrations return to Ferguson

    November 29, 2014 10:26 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Authorities say a sixteenth person was arrested during an overnight protest near the Ferguson police station. St. Louis County Police spokesman Shawn McGuire says only one of those arrested is from the St. Louis area and that eight are from New York City. McGuire says 15 people... more »

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