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  • Days before child found in trash can, mom pardoned in another child's death Play Video

    August 31, 2017 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A mother facing charges for birthing her baby in an area Walmart then leaving the newborn in a trash can was granted a pardon for an arrest related to the death of another child days earlier, the WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered. WBRZ learned Kyandrea Thomas was... more »
  • Search warrant startles suspect, fires at SWAT

    June 30, 2017 8:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriffs were executing a no knock search warrant on a home when the suspect started shooting at them. According to police documents, EBRSO SWAT members were looking for Roderick Harris. After entering the house, shots were fired at the members from another room.... more »
  • Convenience store employee brutally beaten, mugged on his way to work Play Video

    June 13, 2017 9:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A long-time convenience store employee was mugged and badly beaten while biking to work from his Garden District home this month. The victim, Bruce Scott, works at the B-Quik on Perkins Road, and after more than 15 years of employment there, he’s become more than just... more »
  • Man accused of stabbing family at Baker birthday party

    May 15, 2017 8:00 AM

    BAKER – Police say a Baton Rouge man faces attempted murder charges after stabbing family members at a birthday party this weekend. Henry Ray Thomas was charged with two counts each of attempted second-degree murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was booked into the East Baton... more »
  • Group accused of attacking woman with gun, knife and bat

    April 14, 2017 11:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Two women were arrested after police say they attacked two people outside an apartment complex last month. According to arrest documents, the crime happened around 12:46 a.m. on March 25 outside an apartment complex on Denham Street. A victim told police that Ebony Shearill tried... more »
  • Man arrested for attempted murder following threat, fist fight with victim

    April 9, 2017 1:46 PM

    ZACHARY - A 22-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly threatened to kill a woman Friday afternoon. According to the Zachary Police Department, Jaylon O'Conner of Ethel came to the victim's residence, located in the 4600 block of Little Farms Drive, to give her a ride to work. ... more »
  • Man accused of stealing tires, running over homeowner

    March 29, 2017 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man faces attempted murder charges after police say he ran over a man after stealing tires from a vehicle on Greenwell Springs Road. Troy Bledsoe Staton, 53, was charged with attempted second degree murder, criminal trespass and theft Wednesday. He was booked into the East... more »
  • One arrested; others wanted for shooting near Bishop Woods Road

    March 22, 2017 12:00 PM

    ASCENSION – One man was arrested and several others are wanted after a shooting near Bishop Woods Road on Tuesday. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of Josh Brown Road and Bishop Woods Road in reference to shots fired. Deputies discovered a blue vehicle in the... more »
  • Grandmother beaten with hammer

    March 16, 2017 12:28 PM

    HAMMOND – Hammond Police say one man was arrested after he hit his mother with a hammer earlier this week. The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Merry Avenue. Officers spoke to the victim’s grandson who said his grandmother was struck by a... more »
  • Police: man shot at victims over money owed for car repairs

    February 4, 2017 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man faces attempted murder charges after he reportedly shot at someone over money owed for a car repair. The incident happened on around 2 a.m. on Dec. 2, 2016. According to arrest records, Baton Rouge Police officers responded to Kleinpeter Road in reference... more »
  • Mother accused of leaving newborn baby in Walmart trash booked for attempted second degree murder Play Video

    December 27, 2016 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother who has been arrested for leaving her newborn baby in the trash at a Walmart bathroom in New Roads has been transferred to the Pointe Coupee Parish jail and booked on attempted second degree murder. The mother, 34-year-old Kyandrea Thomas, was arrested on Friday... more »
  • Man arrested for attempted murder following road rage shooting

    December 20, 2016 10:58 AM

    WALKER – A man was arrested following a shooting that stemmed from a road rage incident in Walker. Walker Police Department arrested 31-year-old Bradley Deville on charges of attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of a firearm, use of a firearm in a school zone, unlawful discharge of a firearm,... more »
  • Man faces attempted murder after Wednesday shooting

    December 18, 2016 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a man faces attempted murder charges after a shooting in Baton Rouge Wednesday. According to arrest records, a victim told 31-year-old Tedrick Chambers to leave his home Wednesday. Chambers then puleld out a revolver and shot at the victim three times before fleeing the... more »
  • Man faces attempted murder charges after failed home invasion

    December 4, 2016 9:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge man faces attempted murder charges after they say he tried to break into a home and shot a man Saturday night. The shooting happened around 6 p.m. Saturday at an apartment complex on Cezanne Drive. According to Baton Rouge Police,... more »
  • 19-year-old arrested for attempted murder after stabbing victim during argument

    December 3, 2016 1:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested after stabbing a victim during an argument, police said. According to The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, on Dec. 2 around 8:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a residence on Kendalwood Road in regard to a stabbing. ... more »
  • Zachary man arrested for attempted murder after shooting victim during armed robbery

    November 27, 2016 2:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Zachary man was arrested after robbing a victim at gunpoint and shooting him once, according to police. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said on Nov. 26, just before 7 a.m., authorities were called to Southpark Dr. to investigate a shooting that had occurred.... more »
  • Man arrested Friday in connection with April drive-by shooting

    September 24, 2016 3:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man wanted for attempted first degree murder after a drive-by shooting in April was arrested Friday. According to Baton Rouge Police, 32-year-old Albert youngblood was booked in connection with an April 11 shooting on Enterprise Street as well as other outstanding charges. ... more »
  • Man charged with attempted murder of BRPD officer

    July 31, 2016 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man was charged with attempted murder of a police officer after police say he pointed a gun at officers while trying to flee a crime scene. The incident happened on the 10000 block of Avenue L Street around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say... more »
  • Man accused of opening fire on home with people inside

    June 24, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a man on attempted murder charges after he was accused of shooting at a home while people were inside. On June 23 around 3:48 p.m. BRPD responded to the 1400 block of Convention Street in reference to a shots fired call.... more »
  • Woman accused of attempted second-degree murder, home invasion

    April 24, 2016 8:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police arrested a woman after they say she entered a victim's home and attacked someone with a box cutter. According to court documents, Baton Rouge Police officers were dispatched to a home on Duke Street in refrence to a stabbing around 2:34 p.m. Sunday. At the... more »
  • Man arrested for home invasion, second suspect still at large

    April 15, 2016 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police arrested a 29-year-old man believed to be responsible for a home invasion, attempted murder and attempted rape. A female victim was leaving her apartment on Monday, Apr. 4 in the 300 block of Apartment Court at around 7:10 a.m. when the man, Kentrell Washington,... more »
  • Woman arrested for attempted murder of boyfriend of nine years

    April 14, 2016 9:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested 36-year-old Tonyetta Loveless for attempted murder of her boyfriend of nine years. On Sunday around 10:50 a.m., EBRSO Patrol Deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 4100 block of Libuse Drive. Deputies arrived to find the home was not locked... more »
  • Baton Rouge man charged as accessory to attempted murder

    April 9, 2016 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge man was arrested Friday for accessory to attempted first degree murder. According to Baton Rouge Police, 24-year-old Joseph Bentley Christy and his brother Larry Christy were looking to fight another person in the early hours of April 6. Two victims told... more »
  • EBRSO: Victim defends himself against murder attempt with shovel, suspect arrested

    March 16, 2016 10:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested 30-year-old Juan Vasquez for attempted murder of a man in the 3700 block of Victoria Drive. According to the EBR sheriff’s office, the incident occurred on Tuesday, Mar. 8, at around 3 p.m. when officers responded to three men fighting outside... more »
  • TPSO: Houma man arrested for stabbing ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend

    March 15, 2016 12:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 34-year-old Ivan Moreno for attempted murder of his ex girlfriend and her boyfriend. According to Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred on Saturday morning, Mar 12, at around 4 a.m. when Parish deputies responded to a home in the 200 block... more »
  • Baker man charged with attempted murder after Saturday shooting

    February 21, 2016 5:38 PM

    BAKER – Police say a man was charged with two counts of attempted murder Sunday morning after they say he opened fire on another vehicle in Baker Saturday. Police say the shooting happened at the intersection of Plaza Drive and Jefferson Street late Saturday night. The two victims... more »
  • Baldwin man arrested on 18 counts of attempted murder

    February 18, 2016 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 50-year-old Baldwin man has been arrested for multiple counts of attempted murder of a police officer and aggravated criminal damage to property. Wednesday's arrest was the result of a Louisiana State Police investigation into the shooting that happened last December in Baldwin. State police... more »
  • Woman claims self-defense in face of attempted murder charge

    January 28, 2016 2:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a woman on attempted murder charges after she was accused of stabbing a man during an argument. 49-year-old Betty Canada was booked on an attempted second degree murder charge after she was taken into custody Wednesday. Investigators say Canada was... more »
  • Two-year-old boy in critical condition, mother charged with attempted murder

    October 27, 2015 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman in Baton Rouge is facing attempted murder charges accused of trying to kill her two-year-old son. The child was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He has neurological impairment and many broken bones. Samantha Snell, 29, of 8562 Rush Avenue is charged with Attempted... more »
  • Zachary man accused of attempted murders in W. Feliciana

    August 6, 2015 4:46 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in West Feliciana Parish announced the arrest Thursday of a Zachary man for a shooting this past weekend. Deputies accused 22-year-old Lionel Haile of four counts of attempted second degree murder for the shooting on August 2. The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Police make arrest in attempted murder case

    July 8, 2015 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said the suspect in a shooting earlier this week surrendered Wednesday to detectives in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. said 27-year-old Travis Thomas surrendered to charges of second-degree attempted murder, illegal use of a weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm.... more »
  • Man in serious condition after Livingston shooting

    June 11, 2015 9:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A man is in serious condition after a shooting in Denham Springs late Thursday afternoon. The victim was shot in his upper torso and is being treated at a local hospital. The victim still has not been identified. Deputies arrested Thomas Logan, 31530 Violet Circle,... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to fatal shooting at construction company Play Video

    May 15, 2015 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Slaughter man who went on a shooting rampage at Grady Crawford Construction Co. in 2009, several months after the Baton Rouge firm fired him, has pleaded guilty to killing two workers and wounding a third. Richard Matthews' guilty pleas came three months after state District Judge... more »
  • Police: Woman attacks two people with car and tire iron

    May 9, 2015 7:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman is accused of attempted second degree murder and aggravated battery after two people claim she attacked them during a fight Friday. Police arrested Earnesha Wolfe, 23, after two people claim she tried to run them over with her car several times. According to a... more »
  • Man charged with Blvd De Province shooting

    April 10, 2015 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they've arrested a suspect in a shooting near a BREC Park this week. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said investigators charged 20-year-old Qwenton Bureau with negligent injuring and illegal use of a weapon in the April 8 shooting. Police said they found the 21-year-old victim... 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 »
  • One arrest after group attack with bricks, bats

    December 17, 2014 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged one person with attempted murder this week after investigators said a group of women with baseball bats and bricks attacked someone in their car, then fired several shots into the vehicle. Baton Rouge Police charged Alonzonesha Garner Tuesday with attempted second-degree murder and illegal... more »
  • BRPD: Man commits suicide after shooting girlfriend in leg

    November 7, 2014 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is underway in Baton Rouge following a domestic shooting early Friday morning. It happened just after 4:00 a.m. in the 4800 block of Doral Dr. According to police, LaMarcus Ray, 35, shot his girlfriend in the leg during an argument before shooting himself in... more »
  • Sheriff: attempted murder after victim pays for sex

    October 12, 2014 1:34 PM

    ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies say a Central man, William Bottoms, 25, was arrested after he held a man at gunpoint and tried to rob him. Officials say Bottoms went to the victim's car and told him to give up his cash. When the victim said all... more »
  • Man accused of attempted murder in Sept. shooting

    October 7, 2014 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man faces a range of charges including attempted second degree murder after he was arrested by EBR deputies Tuesday. Dajuan Hills, 21, was booked on charges of attempted second degree murder, possession of Schedule II drugs, criminal damage to property, illegal use of a weapon,... more »
  • State details events leading up to 5-year-old's murder Play Video

    August 22, 2014 9:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The state released details of its preliminary investigation in the death of a five-year-old who was allegedly killed by his father earlier in the week. WBRZ's Investigative Unit obtained the information late Friday. State case workers said Jay'V'une Bergin was passed from family member to family... more »
  • Grandmother's tirade after 5-year-old is nearly beaten to death Play Video

    August 19, 2014 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An emotional grandmother believes her grandson's father bullied his way into having his son live with him, a move that now has the five-year-old on the edge of death at a hospital. Jayvian Isaiah Bergin was nearly beaten to death and rescued from his father's care Tuesday.... more »
  • Child's father arrested, accused of beating son Play Video

    August 19, 2014 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he beat his 5-year-old boy so badly the child was put in the hospital in critical condition. Baton Rouge Police accused Vernell Day, 36, of attempted first-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm... more »
  • BRPD: Man tried to run detectives down

    August 5, 2014 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he tried to run several officers over during an attempted traffic stop Monday night. Investigators charged Damiene Lewis, 36, with the attempted murder of a police officer, drug possession, aggravated flight, and careless operation of a vehicle.... more »
  • Police: Man arrested for rape, kidnapping and multiple robberies Play Video

    July 27, 2014 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested a teen accused of going on a crime spree that involved three robberies, two women kidnapped and raped, two vehicles stolen, and one man shot early Sunday morning. Officials say Andre Young, 19, and some other people robbed a woman on McClelland... more »
  • Roommate dispute leads to kitchen knife stabbing

    July 24, 2014 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man faces an attempted second degree murder charge after he stabbed one of his roommates with a kitchen knife during an argument, according to BRPD. Police said they arrested 51-year-old Todd Banks after they received reports that Banks stabbed a 53-year-old man who lived in... more »
  • Suspect faces 20 charges in Mother's Day shooting

    May 16, 2013 9:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Jail records show that the suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that wounded 19 people faces 20 charges of attempted second-degree murder. Nineteen-year-old Akein Scott was arrested Wednesday night in the Little Woods section of New Orleans. He was already facing a gun and drug possession charge... more »

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