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  • Denham Springs man booked with sex crimes

    April 18, 2014 6:26 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The state Attorney General's Office says a 44-year-old Denham Springs man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes against children. State police arrested Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr. at his home Wednesday. In a news release, the attorney general's office say Thibodeaux was booked on counts... more »
  • Dangerous child predator arrested in Denham Springs

    April 17, 2014 2:31 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A Denham Springs man accused of multiple sex crimes against children, is now behind bars. Authorities arrested 44 year-old Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr. at his home in the 9200 block of Greystone Drive. Thibodeaux was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail as a fugitive from the... more »
  • Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

    April 17, 2014 7:01 AM

    CROWLEY - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old Crowley man who is accused of stealing crawfish from traps in an Acadia Parish pond. Sheriff Wayne Melancon said Jason Paul Mire faces up to 10 years in prison at hard labor and a fine up to $3,000. Melancon... more »
  • Man arrested in stabbing of 3-month-old

    April 16, 2014 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on charges of stabbing his 3-month-old child and beating the child's mother. Jason Jarreau is facing battery, domestic abuse, and cruelty to juveniles charges. Investigators say the mother told them that Jarreau struck her while she was holding the... more »
  • Man booked for January killing

    April 15, 2014 11:47 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies transferred a man into their jail Tuesday night and charged him with the murder of a man whose body was found in a sugar cane field earlier this year. Mark Roy, 44, was arrested near Lafayette earlier in the day. He is charged with... more »
  • 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport

    April 14, 2014 7:17 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb. LAPD Sgt. Michael Fox said Smith was booked Sunday afternoon. Airport police Sgt. Karla Ortiz... more »
  • Student in Calcasieu arrested for bringing gun to school

    April 11, 2014 12:11 PM

    SULPHUR - Sheriff deputies in Calcasieu Parish have arrested a middle school student for bringing a gun to school. The 14-year-old was arrested Thursday. Officials at W. W. Lewis Middle School in Sulphur say students told the assistant principal about a student who brought a gun to school... more »
  • Man arrested for attempted murder

    April 4, 2014 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested a man on attempted murder charges, accused of stabbing and beating his wife. Police say Trolando Richardson confronted the victim at her apartment complex, pushed her down the stairs and punched her in the face. The victim told police that... more »
  • Accused steroid-pushing coach bonds out of two jails

    April 3, 2014 9:55 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A coach, accused of pushing steroids on at least one high school athlete, bonded out of two jails by Thursday night. Curtis Tsuruda was arrested Tuesday after parents of a Donaldsonville High School athlete reported their son was given steroids. When he talked with deputies, Tsuruda confessed to... more »
  • Deputies: coach wanted to win, pushed steroid use Play Video

    April 1, 2014 10:33 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Investigators believe a coach's hunger to win drove him to give his high school student athlete steroids. Tuesday, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said what happened at Donaldsonville High is no joke. Aphysical education teacher was arrested for distributing steroids to a student. ... more »
  • Donaldsonville High teacher arrested for steroids Play Video

    April 1, 2014 2:40 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A teacher and coach at Donaldsonville High School has been arrested for giving steroids to a student athlete. Curtis Tsuruda served as a strength and conditioning coach at the school since August of 2013. Detectives say Tsuruda had given the student athlete steroids after he led the... more »
  • Two accused of beating woman

    April 1, 2014 12:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after investigators said they beat up a woman in Ascension Parish. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Ashleigh Parker was fighting and arguing with another woman when she called over her boyfriend, 29-year-old Manly Gilley, and the two beat and kicked... more »
  • Man, 60, arrested 16 times Play Video

    March 31, 2014 11:23 PM

    PONCHATOULA- A 60-year-old man was arrested again by police here, marking more than a dozen times officers have had to deal with him for allegedly committing crimes. Andre Mayo was most recently arrested after he was found breaking into a semi parked at a convenience store on East Pine... more »
  • Man arrested for heroin death

    March 28, 2014 2:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge man has been arrested for the death of another man. Police say on February 27, Marc Roussel injected Guy Koontz with heroin. Kootz was found dead inside his home from a heroin overdose. Roussel was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison,... more »
  • 2 more smoke shop owners arrested in Baton Rouge

    March 25, 2014 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two more smoke shop owners in Baton Rouge are now behind bars. Police have arrested Demond Eames and Bruce Moore, who own the Fun Smoke Shop on Plank Road, as well as the Fun Time Novelties Smoke Shop on Hewwood Avenue. Both men were booked into... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested for molesting children

    March 20, 2014 3:09 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Authorities in Ascension Parish have arrested a man on four counts of molestation of a juvenile. Detectives say 42 year-old John Ramsey, of Prairieville, touched the juveniles inappropriately over the past few months in his home. They say most of the time, it happened during sleepovers he... more »
  • Same trooper arrests driver for 7th offense DWI

    March 18, 2014 10:50 PM

    CLINTON- A 30-year-old man faces his seventh DWI charge after a Louisiana State Police trooper arrested him, again. James Earl Haynes, Jr. was booked Monday night into the East Feliciana Parish Jail. Details of the arrest were released late Tuesday. The trooper who detained him had previously stopped... more »
  • Four arrested after deputies find drugs growing in front yard

    March 18, 2014 10:32 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- A sawed off shot gun, a handgun and a bunch of drugs led to the arrest of four people in Ascension Parish this week. Deputies said there was two pounds of marijuana inside a house on County Drive and four weed plants growing in the front yard, too.... more »
  • Mom arrested after teachers witness beating

    March 14, 2014 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A mother faces charges after school administrators told an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy she beat her child in front of them. Akilah Finley, 32, faces cruelty to a juvenile charges. According to her arrest report, witnesses saw her smash her son's head into a... more »
  • Soldier caught with bag of pot released to military

    March 14, 2014 10:27 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A member of the United States Army was released from the West Baton Rouge Parish Prison to military police Friday. Sgt. Horace Brown , 30, had been in jail since he was arrested for carrying 23 pounds of marijuana in a duffel bag. Authorities said they found... more »
  • Mayoral candidate faces animal cruelty charges Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:52 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Mayoral candidate Larry Bell is out of jail after he was arrested for one count of animal cruelty recently. Four of Larry Bell's horses were taken by West Baton Rouge Animal Control almost two weeks ago. Richard Summers with WBAC says this is an ongoing problem... more »
  • Man arrested for rape in Baton Rouge

    March 14, 2014 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of raping a four year-old girl in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Police say 46 year-old Troy Lee had sex with the victim, while the two were in the bathroom of a home Lee was visiting. Lee was booked into the East... more »
  • Port Allen mayoral candidate arrested

    March 13, 2014 9:57 PM

    PORT ALLEN- One of five people vying to be the city's next mayor was booked into jail on an outstanding warrant. Larry Bell was arrested on a cruelty to animals charge by Port Allen Police. Details about the alleged crime were not released. The mayoral election is set... more »
  • Student talks about incident that got teacher arrested Play Video

    March 13, 2014 8:12 PM

    BAKER - A mom is concerned about where her son will attend school after a teacher was arrested for "yanking" him by his clothes. "I don't even want him to go back to school," said mom Charity Schofield. "I don't want him back there because I feel like what... more »
  • News 2 questions lead to BR firefighter's arrest Play Video

    March 11, 2014 4:19 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The president of the Baton Rouge Firefighters Association was arrested Tuesday when the WBRZ News 2 Investigative Unit discovered he had an active warrant out for his arrest. State Police arrested Shane Jeremy Spillman on March 1 for second offense DWI and improper lane usage. Booking records... more »
  • Man arrested for battery, threat of arson

    March 11, 2014 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been arrested for threatening to burn down his mother's house after a fight with his fiancee. Police say Richard Farris was at his mother's house at 1102 Roundtree in Baton Rouge when he became violent and started breaking things. The fiancee told... more »
  • Investigators: man arrested for writing fraudulent insurance quotes

    February 28, 2014 11:37 PM

    SORRENTO- An insurance quote for the town's police force was fraudulent and the man who wrote it was arrested, according to an arrest warrant obtained by WBRZ News 2 Friday. Henry Beard, Jr. faces acts prohibited charges. Investigators said he kept doing insurance work, illegally, after he lost his... more »
  • Bail bondsman arrested for illegally firing gun

    February 28, 2014 2:51 PM

    PAINCOURTVILLE- A bail bondsman has been arrested in Assumption Parish, after authorities say he illegally fired his weapon. Deputies say Tyrone Williams, owner of Tyrone Bail Bond Service, was running down a fugitive that was wanted in Lafourche Parish for Contempt of Court and Issuing Worthless Checks. They... more »
  • Man arrested for trying to kill girlfriend's unborn child

    February 27, 2014 3:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man after investigators said he tried to kill his girlfriend's unborn child. Deputies accused 18-year-old Darrell Johnson of attempted second degree feticide and domestic abuse battery charges. Investigators said on Feb. 20 Johnson and his girlfriend, who was seven months pregnant,... more »
  • Brothers arrested for synthetic marijuana in Livingston Parish

    February 27, 2014 2:39 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Detectives in Livingston Parish have arrested two men for synthetic marijuana. Gerald Fisher and John Fisher, who are brothers, were arrested after synthetic marijuana and several firearms were found inside their home in the 32000 block of Nikki Drive in Denham Springs. Detectives say one of... more »
  • Man arrested for shooting in French Settlement

    February 27, 2014 2:22 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Authorities have arrested a man accused in a shooting Wednesday night in Livingston Parish. Deputies say Robert Higgens shot another man after the two got into an argument at Higgens' home in the 18000 block of La Trace Road in French Settlement. The victim was taken... more »
  • Mother, sister of accused killer arrested Play Video

    February 24, 2014 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives have arrested two individuals in connection with the shooting death of Patrick Williams in Baton Rouge last week. Colodiuse Bowie and Jameeka Bowie, the mother and sister of the accused shooter Devon Bowie, have both been charged with obstruction of justice. Devon Bowie is accused... more »
  • Deputies concerned about suspect's close proximity to kids

    February 17, 2014 8:25 PM

    KENTWOOD- A former band instructor at Kentwood High School bonded out of jail Monday as deputies said they are looking for evidence of any active molestation Kenneth Dillon may have been involved in. Dillon, 64, was arrested Friday morning on child pornography charges. ActionNews17.com reported Monday, Dillon had... more »
  • Reports: area band instructor arrested for child porn

    February 14, 2014 9:27 PM

    KENTWOOD- The high school band instructor for the town's high school faces child pornography charges. Kenneth Dillon, 64, was arrested by Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's deputies after a search of his house Friday morning. Deputies said they found sexually explicit images of children, including a video where an 8-year-old is... more »
  • Sheriff releases details of deputy's arrest

    February 14, 2014 5:52 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- The Livingston Parish Sheriff's office said it fired and arrested a man who worked as a deputy at the parish jail. Leo Barthelemy, Jr. is charged with malfeasance in office/tampering with evidence and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities after an incident at his house on... more »
  • Mom arrested after child eats crack cocaine crumbs

    February 12, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 33-year-old mother faces charges after she admitted to police her child likely ate crack cocaine from coke crumbs on the floor following her high. Keisha Strudivant was arrested when the child was taken to an area hospital and doctors said the boy showed signs of cocaine... more »
  • Driver of pot RV busted with $500,000 load

    February 7, 2014 10:52 PM

    GROSSE TETE- Sheriff's deputies in Iberville Parish arrested a man driving an RV through the region loaded with marijuana. A spokesperson said the man was from California and carrying 100 pounds of high grade, hydroponic weed. He was pulled over around midnight on I-10 early Friday morning. A... more »
  • Police: woman's home invasion story was a ruse

    February 7, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police said a woman cooked a rouse about a home invasion, sold it to investigators and hoped to getaway with it but failed. After Jackie Bridgers was featured in television reports where she told reporters she, her child, and her roommate where attacked by three guys inside... more »
  • Man arrested for trying to climb White House fence

    February 7, 2014 2:47 PM

    WASHINGTON- Authorities say a man has been arrested trying to climb over a fence at the White House. The Secret Service says the unidentified man was apprehended before he could get over the fence. He had two bags with him and authorities are waiting for the Washington police... more »
  • 7 arrested, weapons and drugs seized in BRAVE raids Play Video

    February 7, 2014 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A number of law enforcement agencies are taking the next step to get rid of group-related violence in East Baton Rouge Parish. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, along with the Baton Rouge Police Department, State Police and the East Baton Rouge District Office executed a number... more »
  • Boyfriend arrested after girlfriend's deadly heroin overdose

    February 3, 2014 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police arrested a 30-year-old man and charged him with murder in connection with his girlfriend's deadly overdose late last year. Brandon Eirick, 30, was arrested Monday on second degree murder charges in the death of Leah Hutchinson, 31. Police said the pair were found in a car,... more »
  • Accused murderer busted a year after killing

    January 31, 2014 11:19 PM

    HAMMOND- An elaborate takedown got an accused murderer locked up after being on the run for over a year Friday. Hammond Police said they received a tip that Terry Landry, 20, was in Metairie. Landry was wanted in connection with the murder of Raphael Garrison at an apartment near... more »
  • Woman arrested numerous times for "huffing"

    January 30, 2014 10:29 PM

    ZACHARY- Police said they have arrested a woman numerous times for huffing a compressed gas substance while operating a vehicle. Angela Gipson, 34, was most recently arrested Thursday afternoon after she ran a red light, according to a police report obtained by WBRZ News 2. The officer wrote... more »
  • BRPD officer arrested for DWI

    January 24, 2014 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An off-duty Baton Rouge Police officer possibly involved an overnight two-vehicle crash, has been arrested for DWI. It happened around 3:40 a.m. on I-12 eastbound near the Sherwood Forest exit. Police say Steven Woodring was headed east in his personal vehicle, when another car lost control... more »
  • Chief arrested on theft, malfeasance charges

    January 23, 2014 3:30 PM

    BRUSLY- The town's police chief surrendered to deputies in West Baton Rouge on charges of theft and malfeasance in office. The arrest stems from an investigation that alleged Chief Jamie Whaley had been using a city credit card to put fuel in his personal vehicle for the past year.... more »
  • 7 arrested for vehicle burglaries in Ascension Parish

    January 22, 2014 2:24 PM

    GONZALES- Authorities in Ascension Parish have arrested seven individuals for a number of vehicle burglaries in thefts. The thefts have happened since November in the Gonzales, Prarieville and St. Amant areas. 18 year-old Keylon Barrow, 17 year-old Christopher Heard, 17 year-old Deontre Joseph and 20 year-old Delynn Ricks,... more »
  • LSP: man driving speeding luxury car causes deadly crash

    January 20, 2014 9:16 PM

    HAMMOND- State Police arrested a man for causing a deadly crash on I-55 near I-12 Monday. Clifford Durio, 31, was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish jail on a list of charges, including negligent homicide, negligent injuring, reckless operation, felon in possession of a firearm, and driving under suspension. ... more »
  • Former NFL star Sharper arrested in Los Angeles

    January 18, 2014 2:38 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Police Department says former NFL star defensive back Darren Sharper has been arrested on suspicion of rape. LAPD says Sharper was arrested and booked Friday and faces a Feb. 14 court appearance. LAPD says it is investigating Sharper in connection with two sexual assaults... more »
  • Attempted murder suspect back in custody after escape

    January 6, 2014 3:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE- An attempted murder suspect who escaped from the Violent Crimes Unit Sunday evening is back in custody this morning. Ryan Boatner, 27, managed to get away from law enforcement officers while he was inside the building Sunday evening. Boatner managed to hide out for nearly four hours... more »
  • 58-year-old busted with drugs, smoking device

    January 3, 2014 4:19 PM

    POLLOCK- A 58-year-old from this central Louisiana town faces drug possession charges after a sheriff's deputy said he found her with marijuana and a smoking device. The Grant Parish deputy stopped Teresa Burnaman after she weaved into his lane on a country highway, KALB TV reported on its website... more »
  • La. police chief arrested on malfeasance charge

    January 3, 2014 2:30 PM

    GOLDONNA- A north Louisiana police chief has been arrested on charges that include malfeasance in office. The Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office says it arrested Goldonna Police Chief Johnny Earl Rowell on Friday as part of an investigation that involves one of the chief's relatives. The sheriff's office didn't identify the... more »
  • Mom, son, daughter arrested for rioting in Baton Rouge

    January 2, 2014 3:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman and her two children, accused of starting a riot in Baton Rouge on New Year's Day, are now behind bars. Police say Kimberly Dean, 40, phoned 22-year-old James Dean and 21-year-old Devin Dean, and asked them to come help her fight because people were jumping... more »
  • Five accused of using counterfeit bills

    January 1, 2014 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Five people from the Houston area have been arrested for trying to pass off counterfeit $100 bills around Baton Rouge. East Baton Rouge Sheriff detectives arrested 22 year-old Victor Henry, 22 year-old Mazarati Esset, 23 year-old Krystal Noriega, 22 year-old Tabatha Jolivet and 22 year-old Kayla... more »
  • Pierre Part man arrested for rape

    December 31, 2013 2:13 PM

    PIERRE PART- A man accused of raping a 9 year-old girl in Assumption Parish, is now behind bars. Detectives say 56 year-old Brent Zeller, of Pierre Part, sexually assaulted the girl while she was visiting his home. She later returned to the home of her grandparents and told them... more »
  • 3 arrested in Ascension Parish meth lab bust

    December 31, 2013 1:49 PM

    GONZALES- Three people are now behind bars, after detectives found a meth lab inside a home in Gonzales. Detectives arrested Scott Roussel, Seth Finley and Kandi Pierre for manufacturing meth at the home in the 14000 block of Mire Road. All three were booked into the Ascension Parish... more »
  • Man arrested for 1,365 counts of child porn

    December 27, 2013 2:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A 47-year-old New Orleans man faces 1,365 felony counts - and a bond of more than $10 million - after being rebooked on suspicion of filming himself molesting at least two girls numerous times. An arrest-warrant portrays Edward Bush, a U.S. Department of Agriculture employee, as a self-styled... more »
  • Warden: guard stuffed bra to smuggle illegal items into prison

    December 24, 2013 4:26 PM

    ANGOLA- A guard at the state penitentiary is on the other side of the cell walls after she was arrested on smuggling charges. Investigators said Tuesday, LeAngela Handy was stuffing her bra with drugs and other illegal items and sneaking them into the prison. "She had her a... more »
  • Eight arrested after restaurant shooting and standoff

    December 23, 2013 11:38 AM

    GONZALES - Eight people have been arrested in Gonzales after a shooting at La Mexicana Restaurant. The incident took place Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. Police officers were flagged down by employees and found three people with gunshot wounds outside the restaurant. Five people were detained immediately... more »
  • Bank robbery suspects arrested

    December 20, 2013 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men wanted for robbing a bank in Baton Rouge, are now behind bars. Police arrested Terrence Holliday and Felix Dupree for robbing the Chase Bank in the 3400 block of Drusilla Lane. Detectives say, on December 14 around 10:30 in the morning, one of the... more »
  • Accused killer's run from the law ends dramatically

    December 19, 2013 6:49 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- A 37-year-old accused killer's run from police ended in a dramatic takedown in Ascension Parish Thursday evening. State Police said Antwine Smith will be booked on a homicide warrant from New Orleans and local charges related to a pursuit on I-10 that eventually moved to county roads before... more »
  • Deputies: 14-year-old sold as sex slave for money, drugs

    December 18, 2013 4:32 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Two women and a man have been arrested and a second man is at large connected to a child prostitution bust in Ascension Parish. Deputies said Wednesday, they arrested Lakeisha Marshall, 33, along with Wendell Walker, 46, and Trenace Tyler, 19 for being involved in selling a 14-year-old... more »
  • Man arrested in car bomb plot at Kansas airport

    December 13, 2013 1:59 PM

    WICHITA, Kan.- Authorities say a Kansas man accused of planning to detonate a car bomb at the Wichita airport has been arrested. 58-year-old Terry Lee Loewen was arrested Friday morning at Mid-Continent regional airport. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said the man planned to drive a car that he believed was... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for drugs

    December 11, 2013 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A search of a Baton Rouge home by detectives has landed one man behind bars for drugs. Detectives arrested 40-year-old Bruce Causey after a long investigation. During a search of Causey's home at 7933 Oak View Drive, they found numerous drugs, including cocaine, marijuana and hydrocodone.... more »
  • Deputies: Suave swindler busted after run from the law

    December 9, 2013 10:56 PM

    COVINGTON- A man wanted for a series of smooth-talking heists in the Baton Rouge area was taken down in St. Tammany Parish Monday. Deputies arrested Shane Richey, 42, of Maurepas, after a pursuit. Before his arrest, Richey was wanted in Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish on various theft... more »
  • City upset peddlers keep knocking

    December 4, 2013 10:38 PM

    ZACHARY- A peddler got caught when they knocked on the door of the police chief in this East Baton Rouge Parish town. The chief said the salesman came calling at 8:30 one evening and is now joining an effort with other townspeople to put a stop to the annoyance.... more »
  • NY pastor charged with sexually abusing children

    November 28, 2013 5:54 AM

    LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) - A 70-year-old church pastor in western New York is charged with sexually abusing at least two children. Investigators say felony sex charges against Roy Harriger Sr. are from alleged incidents between September 2000 and September 2001 when he was pastor of Lyndonville Wesleyan Church in the... more »
  • Casino patrons arrested for battery of guard

    November 21, 2013 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A rowdy group of patrons at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel, accused of beating up a security guard, have been arrested. State Police say on November 5, Louis Joseph Robertson, Jack Simon Robertson and Keith Henderson were asked to leave the casino, when Jack... more »
  • Mom arrested for DWI, was 4.5 times over limit Play Video

    November 20, 2013 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A crash on O'Neal Lane led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge mom who was 4.5 times over the legal blood alcohol limit, according to court records. Sheriff's deputies arrested Cynthia Beuerle for careless operation and DWI just after she'd picked her child up from... more »
  • Man arrested for stealing neighbor's water

    November 20, 2013 3:08 PM

    THIBODAUX- A 28-year-old Thibodaux man has been arrested for stealing his neighbor's utility service. Tyrone Scott Jr. was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft of utility service after a neighbor reported seeing him running his a water hose from outside their home into his home next door. Police had... more »
  • Man arrested for killing black bear

    November 20, 2013 11:31 AM

    VIDALIA - State wildlife officials say a 23-year-old Monterrey man turned himself into the Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office Monday for allegedly killing a Louisiana Black Bear. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents got an arrest warrant for Duell Moreland on Nov. 14 for his alleged role in... more »
  • Scamming suspect arrested in Baton Rouge

    November 15, 2013 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of scamming victims out of thousands of dollars in the Baton Rouge area, is now behind bars. Deputies arrested Dustin Gant on Friday, following a short foot chase. They say Gant, along with Faye Smith, scammed a 58 year-old victim that was recently... more »
  • 2 football players arrested for punching referee

    November 13, 2013 8:57 AM

    FRANKLIN- Two West Mary High School football players were arrested after an investigation into an alleged physical altercation with a referee during a Nov. 1 game. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Traci Landry said the teens, ages 15 and 16, were arrested Friday on warrants for battery of a... more »
  • Report: man accused in theft from American Legion Play Video

    November 11, 2013 10:29 PM

    PONCHATOULA- Police said a man has been stealing from a veterans group for years and was arrested after a lengthy investigation. "Randy" Baldini, 62, is accused of taking $70,000 from the American Legion in the town; siphoning money since 1999 police said. ActionNews17.com reported Baldini was cashing in certificates... more »
  • Transgender pageant circuit entertainer arrested

    November 6, 2013 10:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A transgender pageant entertainer was booked into jail here after turning herself in for negligent injuring connected to an illegal silicon injection job that went awry. Larry Bernard, who know goes by Armani Nicole Davenport, was booked about a week after police asked for help tracking her... more »
  • Student arrested with pellet gun

    November 6, 2013 2:05 PM

    HOUMA - Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old student after they said he brought a pellet gun to Houma Junior High in Terrebonne Parish. Detectives said they found the pellet pistol inside the waistband of the student's pants. He was taken to the Terrebonne Parish Juvenile Justice Center and... more »
  • Man arrested after toddler tests positive for STD

    October 28, 2013 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of sexual battery after they said he transmitted gonorrhea to a 3-year-old girl. Authorities booked Rodney Granger, 20, into the parish prison on Oct. 25 on two counts of felony sexual battery. Investigators said the child was taken to a clinic... more »
  • Broken heart gets guy arrested

    October 25, 2013 10:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 20-year-old faces charges, accused of having an illegal relationship with a teenager. Deputies arrested Austin Russell after he sent 14 handwritten notes and an inappropriate picture of himself to the girl recently. The teen said she told Russell numerous times to stop his advances and he... more »
  • Husband, wife arrested on incest charges

    October 17, 2013 10:31 PM

    ZACHARY- Two people face incest charges after a seven-year-old girl reported being assaulted. Deputies arrested William Hebert and Whittney Hebert, his wife. Investigators said Hebert inappropriately touched a child in the middle of the night, sleeping in their house. His wife is accused of knowing about what... more »
  • Pair accused of luring girl out of town

    October 16, 2013 11:00 PM

    ZACHARY- Two men face charges connected to the disappearance of a girl earlier this week. Police said Jeffrey Brasseaux and Ryeland Papillion lured a 16-year-old girl to them in Lafayette. Her mom found her by tracing her cell phone. Authorities charged the pair with indecent behavior and pornography... more »
  • Houma man arrested for aggravated incest

    October 11, 2013 2:38 PM

    Morgan City- Detectives with the Morgan City Police Department, along with the Houma Police Department have arrested a man for aggravated incest. Detectives say 31 year-old Randy Paul Leblanc, from Houma, had sexual contact with an 8 year-old girl several times while the two were in Morgan City. ... more »
  • Two students arrested after gun found at junior high

    October 9, 2013 11:33 AM

    MANDEVILLE - Two students were arrested after a loaded handgun was found in a boy's restroom at Mandeville Junior High School. The school was placed on lockdown and parents were informed with a "robo call". Police say students alerted school officials about rumors that a student had a... more »
  • 2 ex-deputies arrested for credit card theft

    October 8, 2013 2:07 PM

    KENNER- A second former St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office deputy has surrendered to authorities for using the department's gas card to buy $70.20 worth of gas for his personal vehicle. Kenner police say 33-year-old Kenny Guidry, of LaPlace, was booked with malfeasance, theft and access device fraud. 38-year-old Gregory Cali,... more »
  • Final suspect arrested in gang rape

    September 30, 2013 10:08 PM

    ROSELAND- The final person wanted for a violent attack on a 13-year-old girl in a trailer known as "The Trapper" turned himself in to authorities Monday evening. The police department said Tevin Smith surrendered as officers were planning to go after him. Smith and five others are accused... more »
  • Mayor plans meeting about trailer where gang rape happened

    September 26, 2013 10:32 PM

    ROSELAND- The mayor of this small Tangipahoa Parish community told the town council Thursday, she will meet with the pastor who runs the church that shares property with a trailer known as "The Trapper" that was the scene of a gruesome attack on a 13-year-old girl recently. The teenager... more »

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