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  • Arrested officers target of lawsuit for previous altercation

    November 7, 2015 1:06 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An Ascension Parish man filed a lawsuit against two officers who now face murder charges more than a year before they were arrested. Norris Greenhouse and Derrick Stafford were charged with murder and attempted murder Friday in connection to a shooting where a six-year-old boy died. The... more »
  • Police officers arrested for shooting, killing 6-year-old check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 6, 2015 10:26 PM

    MARKSVILLE – Two of four city marshals involved in a deadly shooting where a six-year-old died were booked into jail Friday night. Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse were charged with murder and attempted murder for the shooting death of Jeremy Mardis and the shooting and injury of his father,... more »
  • Father arrested after child is taken to hospital

    October 22, 2015 4:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they have arrested a 5-week-old girl's father on child cruelty charges. Charles Robinson is in custody after the child showed up at a Baton Rouge hospital with severe burns. Cpl. Don Coppola said the 5-week-old girl arrived at the hospital with burns on... more »
  • Baton Rouge Police officer arrested, accused of battery by strangulation

    October 21, 2015 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an officer was booked into jail Wednesday on charges of domestic abuse by strangulation. The officer was identified as Melvin Cosey, 33. A spokesperson said in a news release, Cosey had two separate altercations with his wife at their home on October 15th and... more »
  • Kentucky woman arrested after boyfriend found in freezer

    October 4, 2015 2:39 PM

    SOMERSET, Ky. - A Kentucky woman is under arrest after her boyfriend's body was discovered in a freezer inside the couple's living room. A missing persons report was filed for 68-year-old Gary Ray Jenks last Tuesday. Fifty-one-year-old Teresa Owens was arrested the following day after deputies searched the couple's home.... more »
  • Priest accused of pointing musket at 8-year-old

    October 3, 2015 4:48 PM

    LITTLE FERRY, N.J. - Prosecutors say a priest accused of pointing a functioning musket at a young boy in a New Jersey church is free after posting $15,000 cash bail. Authorities say the incident may have been spurred by a football rivalry. The Rev. Kevin Carter is charged with child... more »
  • Man arrested after standoff with police and his kids

    October 2, 2015 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight between a man and his girlfriend ended with his arrest Friday, police said. Baton Rouge Police were called to an apartment complex on Lake Calais Court after a woman said her boyfriend retreated inside their apartment after a fight and locked himself inside with... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Attorney arrested after courtroom outburst check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 30, 2015 11:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An attorney found himself in a jail cell with defendants after mouthing off to a judge in a courtroom Tuesday. But, Jeffry Sanford said he was only standing up for justice. He said he used a few choice words in his frustrated explanation to a judge... more »
  • Case workers say they tried to get greedy mother on her feet check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 29, 2015 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Child advocates said they tried everything they could to help a struggling mother before she was arrested recently but the woman was too greedy to care. Leticia Brothers, 27, was booked into jail for abuse, cruelty to juveniles, criminal neglect and encouraging neglect or delinquency in... more »
  • Sex offender arrested for third time

    September 25, 2015 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities booked a man into jail for the third time this week on allegations of committing a sex crime against a child. Marcus Dunn, 29, was charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile and attempted sexual battery. Detectives said Dunn was at an apartment complex on... more »
  • Village of Port Vincent clerk arrested for felony theft, malfeasance

    September 24, 2015 7:21 PM

    PORT VINCENT - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish say a Denham Springs woman turned herself in after she was accused of stealing more than $16,000 in cash from the Village of Port Vincent. 29-year-old Brandi Deaton was employed as the assistant clerk for the Village of Port Vincent from... more »
  • Officer that tackled former tennis star should be fired, says Blake

    September 12, 2015 1:57 PM

    NEW YORK - The former tennis star who was tackled during a mistaken arrest by a New York City police officer says the officer involved should lose his job. James Blake told The Associated Press on Saturday that Officer James Frascatore's history of excessive-force complaints means he shouldn't "ever have... more »
  • New information released in jug-tossing incidents

    August 31, 2015 9:46 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Bond was set at $105,000 for three teenagers accused of throwing water jugs at vehicles in Ascension Parish. Investigators released new information about the cases Monday, adding there were reports of vandalism as early as Aug. 17. Deputies said on that date a driver reported their vehicle... more »
  • Deputies announce arrest in weekend murder

    August 25, 2015 9:21 PM

    GREENSBURG - Sheriff's deputies announced the arrest of a man connected to a murder Sunday. Tuesday night, the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office said it arrested Ryan O'Neal Bradford in the death of Corey Muse. Bradford is charged with first-degree murder. Deputies said the arrest happened without incident but... more »
  • Fugitive sex offender arrested in Shreveport

    August 20, 2015 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Attorney General “Buddy” Caldwell’s office announced Thursday that a fugitive with a history of evading sex offender registration in Texas and Louisiana was captured in Shreveport. Agents with the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit captured Kentrell Debose, 27, Tuesday in Shreveport. Caldwell’s office said Debose... more »
  • McKinley student accused of carrying gun in backpack

    August 18, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A McKinley High School junior accused of bringing a gun to school was arrested Tuesday after a gun was found in a backpack. Members of the School Drug Task Force booked Owen Salgado Galo, 17, into the Parish Prison for illegal carrying of a weapon on... more »
  • Man arrested, punched for trying to take officer's Taser

    August 6, 2015 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man was booked for resisting arrest after police said he tried to grab an officer's Taser during a struggle Wednesday night. Baton Rouge Police said officers were sent to Jackson Avenue over a fight between 48-year-old Lonald Ray Blakes and his wife. The... more »
  • Woman booked in road rage incident

    August 4, 2015 11:30 PM

    WALKER - Police said a woman was arrested last week, accused of pulling a gun in a road rage incident. Details of the arrest were released Tuesday. Rachel Ferguson, 35, was booked into jail on July 31st. She bonded out the same day, officers said. Ferguson was charged... more »
  • Deputies: couple got high at jail

    July 30, 2015 11:41 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Two people seemed to have surrendered to authorities on drug charges since they're accused of getting high at the jail. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said Candy Latiolais and Michael Duncan were arrested when deputies found Latiolais, who was visiting the jail, injecting narcotics into her arm... more »
  • Apartment managers accused of stealing rent money

    July 30, 2015 11:40 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Deputies arrested a couple, accused of stealing rent money from the apartment complex they managed. Monica Berzas, 43, and her husband Michael, 44, face felony theft charges. Investigators said the pair collected rent from renters, wrote fake receipts and pocketed the money. Deputies believe the pair took... more »
  • Fugitive turned actor arrested

    July 28, 2015 9:07 PM

    TACOMA, WASHINGTON- A real life bank robber who plays a leading role in the movie "Marla Mae" was arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a newspaper story about the film. Jason Strange pleaded guilty to bank robbery in 2006 and got more than nine years in prison... more »
  • Local rapper "Spitta" arrested for drug possession again

    July 24, 2015 2:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested local rapper Jason "Spitta" Taylor again on drug charges Thursday night. 31-year-old Taylor is mostly known in the area for his anti-BRAVE song, which openly expresses his dislike for Baton Rouge law enforcement and narcotics agents. Police say they received an anonymous tip... more »
  • Man jailed for having gun at Louisiana military recruiting office

    July 22, 2015 3:07 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Police in Shreveport arrested a man for bringing an unloaded handgun to a military recruiting station. David S. Quinn was booked Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of carrying a concealed weapon. His arrest comes days after a man in Chattanooga shot at two military facilities, including a... more »
  • Animal control worker accused of using machete on dog check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 15, 2015 4:46 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - An animal control worker was fired then arrested after he admitted to using a machete on a dog, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office. Kevin Myrick had only worked for Iberville Animal Control for less than a year. Investigators said he was called out to a... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested in home invasion, shooting

    July 10, 2015 1:12 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville man Friday wanted in connection to a home invasion earlier this week. According to APSO, 22-year-old Morris Miles was arrested Friday after deputies received a tip that Miles was at a residence in Donaldsonville shortly before 11 a.m. Miles was... more »
  • Cop arrested for 'sloppy' work as NOPD investigates officer's murder

    July 6, 2015 11:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison said he was angered by one of their own officer's "sloppy" police work when searching a suspect who investigators said later shot and killed a fellow officer. Police charged NOPD Officer Wardell Johnson with obstruction of justice, malfeasance in office and theft.... more »
  • Displaced families speak out after apartment blaze check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 11, 2015 6:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Families are left picking up the burned pieces of what used to be their homes. Four families are displaced after flames took over their apartment complex on Sherwood Meadows Drive, Wednesday evening. "The apartment's on fire, the apartment's on fire." Kevin Dukes told News Two... more »
  • Former LSU, Southern FB player convicted in murder-for-hire

    June 4, 2015 10:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says former LSU and Southern University football player Nemessis Bates has been convicted of hiring hit men to kill a friend who had stolen from him. Polite says federal jurors convicted the 36-year-old Kenner man Thursday of soliciting a crime of violence, use... more »
  • LSU's Jevonte Domond arrested, indefinitely suspended

    May 26, 2015 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jevonte Domond, an offensive tackle for the LSU Tigers, is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison without a bond following a Memorial Day arrest for felony domestic abuse battery. Domond, who saw little playing time last season, was arrested after his fiancé told detectives he... more »
  • Houma man arrested for murder

    May 16, 2015 3:14 PM

    COCODRIE- A man is charged with second degree murder after detectives discovered a body in Terrebonne Parish. Deputies arrested Simon Quinn, 46, of Houma after detectives found Robbie Coulon, 46, dead in Cocodrie Thursday evening. Witnesses told investigators Quinn would frequently visit Coulon and had an argument with... more »
  • Shooting leads to man's rape arrest

    May 14, 2015 12:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man wanted on rape charges here was tracked down in Alexandria when police arrested him there on attempted murder charges. Kenneth Johnson is accused of holding his ex-girlfriend against her will, beating and raping her. In Baton Rouge, he faces rape, battery and false imprisonment... more »
  • Police: student sold classmate drugs to assist with suicide

    May 8, 2015 11:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a teen boy after a classmate told a nurse at Belaire High School, she tried to commit suicide with drugs she bought from him in the cafeteria Friday. The girl, who was not identified in a police report obtained by WBRZ News 2, sought... more »
  • Red light camera rampage gets man arrested check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2015 11:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the driver of a truck, accused of going on a red light camera rampage. Nelson Nixon is charged with damage to property relating to two incidents at the end of 2013. Investigators said Nelson drove his truck into two camera poles after he received... more »
  • Baltimore Police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots

    May 4, 2015 3:57 PM

    BALTIMORE- Baltimore police say they have arrested a man on a handgun charge near the scene of recent rioting over the death of a man fatally injured in officers' custody. Police tweeted Monday that reports that the man was shot were not accurate. Live television coverage and photos tweeted from... more »
  • Loose moose stabbed to death

    April 29, 2015 8:46 PM

    ANCHORAGE, ALASKA- Moose are a common sight in Anchorage but not three men jumping on one and using a large knife to stab it to death. Thet rio are now charged with animal cruelty, wanton waste of big game and tampering with evidence. A bike rider called police saying... more »
  • Police: WNBA's Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

    April 23, 2015 12:26 PM

    GOODYEAR, AZ - Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson have been arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests Wednesday... more »
  • Former employee's arrest, superintendent's retirement prompt shake-up check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 31, 2015 6:34 PM

    BAKER - Almost simultaneously, the superintendent of the school system here announced his retirement as a former employee turned himself in to authorities on additional charges related to his alleged misuse of a school system credit card. Now, Emmitt Whitfield faces charges connected to the theft of about $2,100... more »
  • Vigilante justice murder suspect arrested

    March 26, 2015 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A vigilante justice murder suspect surrendered to authorities Thursday. Baton Rouge Police said Yovanni Anibal Romos-Salazar was booked into jail on second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon charges. He is accused of killing Joel Guevara Sunday night on Quida Mae. The Investigative Unit... more »
  • Lawyers: Millionaire Robert Durst illegally arrested

    March 20, 2015 2:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Lawyers for Robert Durst say the millionaire was illegally arrested on charges that he murdered a woman in California, as well as drug and weapons charges filed in New Orleans. In papers filed Friday at the State Criminal District Court in New Orleans, William Gibbens and Dick DeGuerin... more »
  • Department store employee arrested after altercation with shopper

    March 17, 2015 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A department store employee was arrested and charged with obscenity after an altercation at the Dillard's in the Cortana Mall recently. According to arrest documents, a woman told authorities Brian Green, 26, exposed himself to her after following her around the store making unwanted advances. The... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested for theft

    March 16, 2015 2:23 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- A man wanted for theft in Ascension Parish, has turned himself into authorities. Melvin Cox Jr. was arrested after detectives found several 3-wheelers and a 4-wheeler, that were reported stolen, behind Cox's home in Prairieville. Cox is being charged with three counts of theft and three counts... more »
  • New Roads man arrested for rape

    March 10, 2015 2:43 PM

    NEW ROADS- A New Roads man has been accused of having sex with an underage girl. Authorities said 19-year-old Trevis Hutchinson drove to the 12-year-old victim's house and had sex with her in his car. That's when they say a witness drove up, sent the girl inside the house,... more »
  • Man wanted for kidnapping, battery arrested in Baton Rouge

    March 9, 2015 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A traffic stop in Baton Rouge has landed one man behind bars. Police stopped Gilbert Lathan on Sunday, when they saw Lathan toss a small bag of drugs under his car. Lathan, who already had a warrant out for his arrest on a number of charges... more »
  • Love triangle ends in drive-by shooting, arrest

    March 6, 2015 10:26 PM

    ZACHARY - A woman was grazed by a bullet that pierced the wall of her apartment after a man opened fire in the parking lot this week. Details of the incident were revealed Friday. Tavares Smith, 20, was booked into jail in connection with the shooting. Smith faces four... more »
  • Former EBRSO prison employee arrested for solicitation

    March 2, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former employee of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was arrested for solicitation of prostitution Monday, according to the Sheriff's office. Jordan Zachary, 20, was employed by the EBRSO as a security worker at the parish prison for about seven months. Reports indicate Zachary... more »
  • Student talks about coming to the rescue after bully attacks bus driver check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2015 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 14-year-old does not believe he is a hero, even though he was honored like one after stopping a school bus when the bus driver was knocked unconscious by an unruly student. Tayveon Slaughter saw what happened, watched the kid jump off the bus and then... more »
  • "Toe" Nash arrested on a list of charges

    February 27, 2015 8:41 PM

    ST. AMANT - Deputies arrested Gregory "Toe" Nash, 32, for failure to register as a sex offender Friday. Nash had been wanted on the charges since February 15th when the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said Nash no longer lived at the residence he listed on his paperwork and they... more »
  • BRPD: Teen arrested for knocking out bus driver

    February 27, 2015 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 15-year-old student accused of punching a school bus driver multiple times in the head while she was driving the bus to school Thursday afternoon. Investigators said the incident happened at around 3 p.m. as the 26-year-old woman drove the bus in the 5100... more »
  • Teacher accused in student sex case bonds out of jail

    February 25, 2015 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish School System band instructor bailed out of jail a month after he was booked on forcible rape and prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student charges. Robert M. Lewis, 30, was fired the day after he was arrested. Lewis... more »
  • 3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying drone in Paris

    February 25, 2015 12:41 PM

    PARIS - The Paris prosecutors' office says three Al-Jazeera journalists have been arrested for illegally flying a drone. It said the three foreign nationals aged 70, 54 and 36 were taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after police spotted the drone flying in the Bois de Boulogne woods in western Paris.... more »
  • Man arrested for robbing gas station with screwdriver

    February 25, 2015 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man accused of arming himself with a screwdriver and robbing a gas station on Tuesday night. 54-year-old Andrew Gayden Darce was identified through a tip and was taken into custody at his residence on E. Holly Drive... more »
  • Husband accused of lying in wait to kill wife

    February 24, 2015 11:02 PM

    BAKER - Deputies arrested a man, accused of lying in wait in an attempt to kill his wife. Details of the incident, which happened Monday, were revealed through arrest records obtained by WBRZ News 2. Sidney Kirk Pecora, 12000 block of Centerra Court, faces a list of charges including... more »
  • SU students arrested for trespassing

    February 23, 2015 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than a dozen Southern University students were arrested for trespassing by Baton Rouge City Police Monday morning. Police were called to the DeVille Apartments at 1325 North St. at 2 a.m. Multiple units responded and among them were police K-9. When police arrived, several people... more »
  • Some charges dropped against Livingston contractor

    February 19, 2015 11:23 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Some charges against contractor Corey Delahoussaye were dropped Thursday. Delahoussaye is accused of over-billing Livingston Parish for work related to Hurricane Gustav clean up. Twenty-two of the 81 counts against him were dropped by the district attorney in the area. The dropped charges are related to... more »
  • Police: boyfriend arrested in Atlanta after La. parking lot stabbing

    February 18, 2015 11:56 PM

    HAMMOND - A stabbing at a gas station turned into a multi-state investigation where the suspect was arrested in Atlanta. Police said a woman was stabbed in the parking lot of the Shell Travel Center on Highway 190 Monday evening. Details of the incident were released Wednesday, with word... more »
  • Police say dad had his 2-year-old help him steal from store

    February 17, 2015 10:19 PM

    GONZALES - A father is accused of having his daughter help him steal items from the city's Walmart. Police said they arrested Jonathan Brock Ledford, 27, after investigating a shoplifting complaint. Officers said Ledford hid about $58 worth of merchandise on himself and his 2-year-old daughter. Police reported... more »
  • Former krewe king arrested a second time

    February 12, 2015 10:44 AM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies say the former Mardi Gras krewe king arrested Monday for allegedly violating a sex offender law has been arrested a second time for using a social networking business site. The Courier reports deputies found 34-year-old Glynn Matherne had a LinkedIn profile that included his... more »
  • Driver accused of smashing into bus has $19,000 bond

    February 4, 2015 10:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The man accused of driving under the influence and slamming into a bus loaded with children remained in the Livingston Parish Jail overnight Wednesday on a $19,208 bond. Brandon Vince faces twenty charges following the wreck on Tuesday. He was booked after being released from the hospital.... more »
  • Man booked into jail after violent tirade

    February 2, 2015 10:31 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A man was booked into jail Monday after a violent tirade where a deputy was injured. Chad Butler, 36, was booked on a list of charges including battery, resisting an officer with force, criminal damage to property, and reckless operation. Deputies said a woman reported Butler earlier... more »
  • "Toe" Nash wanted for not registering as sex offender

    February 2, 2015 10:11 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Deputies are looking for Gregory "Toe" Nash, 32, for failure to register as a sex offender. Deputies said Nash registered in November but when they did a compliance check at the address he listed, Nash was gone. Someone at the address on Robinson Lane told deputies Nash... more »
  • Deputy who foiled kidnapping: 'We just do what we are supposed to do' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 29, 2015 10:26 PM

    GREENSBURG - In an exclusive interview with WBRZ News 2 Thursday, a deputy recounted the moments of last weekend when he foiled a kidnapping involving a mother and her two-year-old child. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies released details of the incident, which began in Watson and wound through Tangipahoa and... more »
  • Man booked in abduction of mother, 2-year-old

    January 29, 2015 3:24 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Deputies arrested a man, accused of kidnapping a woman and her 2 year-old, then leading deputies on a high speed chase Saturday. Details of the arrest were released Thursday. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies reported that the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office said Charles Smith abducted the... more »
  • Deputy arrested after violent tirade

    January 27, 2015 9:46 PM

    PIERRE PART - An Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested and fired from his job Tuesday after an altercation he had with his wife and a fellow officer. The sheriff's office said Gary Ellis, Jr, 30, was booked on charges after he come home from a day of drinking,... more »
  • EBR School worker accused of stealing electronics Play Video

    January 26, 2015 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former EBR School employee was arrested accused of stealing nearly $9,500 worth of iPads, projectors and other electronics from Northdale Superintendent's Academy. The theft was discovered as the EBR School System conducted a routine inventory of items. The principal at the school contacted authorities once... more »
  • School fires teacher in student sex case check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 22, 2015 10:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - School administrators fired a Scotlandville band instructor Friday who's accused of having sex with one of his students. Deputies charged Robert M. Lewis, 30, with forcible rape and prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student Thursday night. Lewis has been on paid leave since... more »
  • Pair arrested with dead cows in trunk

    January 21, 2015 10:58 PM

    GROSSE TETE - A man and woman were arrested, accused of shooting calves in a field then stealing the dead animals. Deputies posted the booking photos of the two individuals and a graphic picture of the evidence. Investigators said after shooting the cows with a compound bow, they loaded... more »
  • Police: Man who pointed gun at officers arrested

    January 20, 2015 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Agents with the Special Response Team, a tactical unit of the city's police force, arrested a man wanted for initiating an officer-involved shooting this weekend. Miketrez Jones, 22, was apprehended Tuesday. Police said he pointed a gun at an officer who was chasing him after fleeing... more »
  • Suspect in bank robbery arrested

    January 16, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies caught up with a suspected bank robber in Tangipahoa Parish overnight who's accused of holding up an East Baton Rouge Parish bank earlier this week. Deputies arrested 46-year-old William Mathis in Hammond Thursday night with the help of Livingston and Tangipahoa Parish deputies. He's... more »
  • Man arrested for 4 business burglaries in Ascension, EBR

    January 14, 2015 2:17 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A man accused of a series of smash-and-grab burglaries in Ascension Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish is now behind bars. Deputies say Eric Glascock, of Prairieville, burglarized three different businesses in Gator Plaza on Highway 431 on Saturday. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported... more »
  • Artist jailed on $1,000,000 bond following murder

    December 26, 2014 9:02 PM

    ALEXANDRIA- An artist is being held on a $1,000,000 bond in Rapides Parish after a holiday murder. Authorities arrested Tony Forrest, 64. He is charged with second degree murder in the death of his son-in-law, Tommy Thompson, 45. Detectives said Forrest and Thompson had an argument earlier this... more »
  • Man booked for chaotic Christmas Eve disturbance

    December 25, 2014 11:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man spent the Christmas holiday in jail after he allegedly tried to run over police officers after being found sleeping in a car with a marijuana cigarette in his mouth. According to arrest documents, Leandrew Thomas, 30, was uncooperative throughout this interaction with officers on Wyandotte... more »
  • Woman charged with stabbing husband in chest

    December 22, 2014 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman has been arrested after deputies say she stabbed her husband in the chest with a knife. It happened Sunday night in the 7000 block of Villere Dr. After Stephanie Hayes Robertson, 39, was arrested, she told officers an argument with her... more »
  • 19-year-old faces charges after standoff

    December 18, 2014 8:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Police said they've arrested a 19-year-old after a two-hour standoff Thursday evening. Jamel Grant, of Baton Rouge, was arrested for the incident at the corner of Foster and Martin Luther King. Police said Grant's cousin was arguing with kids in the street when he came out of... more »
  • Deputy arrested for assisting with Black Friday theft

    December 12, 2014 11:03 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A then-deputy working a detail at the Walmart here faces charges, accused of conspiring with a woman to steal two televisions on Black Friday. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested Ken Garner. He was described in a news release as a "former deputy." Garner had... more »
  • Third suspect arrested in front door murder

    December 9, 2014 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies arrested a third person related to a shooting last week . Tuesday, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office announced it arrested Trevon Sandolph. Sandolph is charged with murder and illegal use of a weapon in the death of Ivan Molina. Byron Maxson and Troy... more »
  • Sheriff: 2 men charged with murder

    December 6, 2014 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies say two men are in custody after a man was killed Thursday night. Byron Maxson, 26, was arrested Friday evening. Troy Carter Jr., 26, was captured Saturday morning and is being treated for a gunshot wound at a hospital in Hammond.... more »
  • Flashy theft suspect busted

    December 5, 2014 9:40 PM

    GONZALES- Sheriff's deputies identified and reported the arrest of a man from Texas for a bizarre theft at a golf course recently. Richard Meissner, 69, was arrested by U.S. Marshals after being tracked down in Houston. Meissner was wanted in Ascension Parish for theft charges. Authorities said Meissner... more »
  • Natchitoches teacher arrested for sending student nude photos

    November 20, 2014 2:13 PM

    NATCHITOCHES- A Natchitoches Central High School teacher is free on $2,000 bond following her arrest for sending nude photos to a 17-year-old student. Police arrested 27-year-old Nickol Smith after the city's High Tech Crime Unit found the pictures in the cell phones for her and the boy. Police say... more »
  • Simultaneous raids target synthetic pot in EBR check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 18, 2014 9:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A cooperative effort among authorities in East Baton Rouge Parish netted nearly a dozen arrests, a large amount of synthetic drugs, prescriptions and marijuana along with cash. The Baton Rouge Police Department, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Louisiana State Police, DEA, Baker Police Department and Delta Drug... more »
  • 2 men arrested in Baton Rouge double murder case

    November 5, 2014 2:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men accused in a double murder in Baton Rouge back in May are now behind bars while a third is still on the run, according to detectives. Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested 18-year-old Charles Lanaute and 21-year-old Darrius Miller Wednesday afternoon for... more »
  • Mother arrested after naked child found in street

    November 3, 2014 2:31 PM

    GRETNA- A Gretna mother is free on bond following her arrest on child desertion charges after police say her autistic son was found wandering naked in the street and eating grass. Jovan Mosley was arrested Saturday after Gretna Police said her 7-year-old autistic son was found three blocks from their... more »

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