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  • In wake of triple murder, everyone talks about the future Play Video

    April 8, 2014 10:33 PM

    BAKER - Hazel Mitchell, President of the Baker Civic Club, says since three kids were murdered and a fourth was hospitalized after an incident at her club, the venue is hurting. "Not financially, our hearts are broken, because of what happened in our city, in our facility that we... more »
  • Police: Teacher arrested after "yanking" student

    March 13, 2014 4:51 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested a Baker Middle School teacher after a parent complained the teacher "yanked" her son by his shirt Thursday. Chief Mike Knaps said officers charged Deborah Anderson, 47, with simple battery. Knaps said officers were called to the school around 10:30 a.m. They said the... more »
  • Police: Shooting in Baker leaves one dead

    January 19, 2014 9:23 PM

    BAKER - A deadly shooting Sunday night in Baker leave police searching for answers. Baker police say an 18-year-old male was shot and killed at Daniels Drive off Groom Road. According to authorities, he was shot in the upper torso three times. Officials say they don't have... more »
  • Police find drugs, arrest one at Baker business Play Video

    December 18, 2013 9:43 PM

    BAKER - A month long police investigation into a shoe shop took drugs off the streets in Baker Wednesday evening. The Baker Police Department, Criminal Investigations Division and the Special Response Team served a search warrant at Hebrard's Shoe Shine and Repair. Inside authorities said they found Warren "Worm"... more »
  • Police: Man stranded parents in their home

    November 25, 2013 4:34 PM

    BAKER - Parents of a Baker resident found themselves stranded in their own house because of their son Saturday morning, according to authorities. Baker Police arrested Douglas F. Herrin II Sunday morning after they said he took the family's pickup without permission, removed the battery from his mother's car,... more »
  • Police investigating murder in Baker

    September 26, 2013 1:29 PM

    BAKER - Police identified the man they said was shot and killed in a Baker neighborhood this morning. Chief Mike Knaps said Garland Ruffin, 33, was shot and killed on Shilo Avenue in the Heritage Court Area. Knaps said police received a 911 report about a shooting in... more »
  • Sketch released after attempted abduction Play Video

    September 3, 2013 5:37 PM

    BAKER - Parents are on high alert in Baker after a man tried to abduct a 15-year-old girl as she was walking home from the library. Police said the teen was ambushed and the man tried throwing her in the vehicle but she broke free and took off. This... more »
  • Baker PD looking for man who tried to snatch teen Play Video

    September 2, 2013 11:11 PM

    BAKER- Police here have asked surrounding police agencies to assist in the search for a potential attempted abduction suspect. Police Chief Mike Knaps said his department received word that a 15-year-old girl was almost snatched walking home from the library Monday afternoon. "She thought it was open, and... more »
  • No, you did not win $1 million

    August 19, 2013 10:35 PM

    BAKER- Police issued a warning Monday night about a scam involving Publishers Clearing House. Authorities said people are being told they won $1 million, but had to wire money first. A few people complied and were scammed. People who get similar calls are being asked to report them... more »
  • Man arrested after toddler found with AK-47, drugs

    August 8, 2013 1:51 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested an East Baton Rouge man after they said they found a stash of drugs and guns in the same room as his 10-month-old daughter. Baker Police Chief Mike Knapps said officers arrested Brenton Johnson Jr., 22, after a joint narcotics investigation with the East Baton... more »
  • APSO: Former Voodoo player caught with marijuana

    April 25, 2013 2:52 PM

    GONZALES - Authorities arrested a former arena league football player on suspicion of drug and weapons charges after they said he was caught with marijuana in Ascension Parish. Around 3:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Sheriffs narcotics detectives, DEA agents and Baton Rouge City narcotics detectives arrested Brian Coulter, 27, in the... more »
  • Task force: Drug "big timer" busted, 100 lbs. of pot taken Play Video

    April 11, 2013 4:16 PM

    BAKER - Police said they broke the back of a large drug operation Thursday. Three people were arrested and about 100 pounds of marijuana was seized along with other drugs and guns. Chief Mike Knaps said narcotics officers arrested Lawrence LeBlanc, Stefanie Davis, and Elzy Hollis on several... more »
  • Baker man arrested after drive by shooting

    April 9, 2013 12:20 PM

    BAKER - Baker Police arrested Chavis Demond Duncan Jr. in connection with a shooting which happened Friday night. Chief Mike Knaps said Duncan was involved in a drive-by shooting at 630 Myrtle Street. He said Duncan shot at the driver of a nearby SUV who was dating his ex-girlfriend.... more »
  • Former Baker DARE officer arrested Play Video

    January 31, 2013 5:46 PM

    BAKER- A former Baker Police Department DARE officer has been arrested as part of Louisiana State Police investigation, accused of taking money from students. Baker Police Chief Mike Knaps says Jason Doyle resigned last summer because of department policy issues. Knaps says when a new officer took over the... more »
  • Accused murderer arrested for burglary while on bond Play Video

    July 19, 2012 6:11 PM

    BAKER- Police arrested Derrick Lucas, 18, Tuesday afternoon for burglary, while he was wearing a court-ordered GPS monitoring device. Lucas was charged with murdering Josh Weathersby in August of last year, but court records show he was released on a combination surety and property bond in November. Court... more »
  • Baker "ankle-monitor" arrest raises questions

    July 19, 2012 10:56 AM

    BAKER - A burglary arrest is raising questions, after Baker Police said one of the suspects is also accused in a murder and was wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet at the time of his arrest. Baker Police arrested Derrick Lucas in connection with a burglary on Balm Street in... more »
  • Murder suspect arrested with two others for burglary

    July 18, 2012 6:46 PM

    BAKER - Police said one person arrested in connection with a recent home burglary in Baker was a murder suspect out of jail on bond, wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet. Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said Derrick Lucas, who was accused of a 2011 murder in Baker, was... more »
  • Baker PD: Shooting suspect lay in wait for targets

    May 31, 2012 12:43 PM

    BAKER - Police released a photo today of a teen they said lay in wait for a group of juveniles in Baker, then shot at them earlier this week. Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said they are looking for Greg Anthony Morris Jr., 18, of Baton Rouge in... more »
  • Baker Police identify shooting victim found this morning

    July 28, 2011 3:39 PM

    BAKER - Authorities have identified the man found shot to death in Baker early this morning. Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said the man is Abelardo Pampo, 43, of Baton Rouge. Pampo was found shot to death near the Baker Civic Center on North Magnolia around 4:45... more »
  • One person arrested after flare gun shooting

    July 21, 2011 2:00 PM

    BAKER - Authorities have arrested one person so far after a woman was shot in the leg with a flare gun during an attempted robbery in Baker. Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said this morning a woman was walking on a pathway between the Wendy's and Walmart when... more »
  • Two arrested in Baker shooting investigation

    June 29, 2011 11:39 AM

    BAKER - Police arrested two men in connection with a shooting in Baker yesterday. Chief Mike Knaps said one of the men confessed to firing several shots yesterday at a crowd of people on Greenwood Drive. He said a victim identified one of the suspects as John Mitchell,... more »
  • Baker PD arrest man in suspicion of raping child

    May 11, 2011 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baker Police arrested a Baton Rouge man today after they said he raped a small child. Baker Police said Israel Derron Kenneth Turner, 23, was arrested without incident at his home in Baton Rouge and accused of aggravated rape. Police said the victim's mother made... more »
  • Baker Police search for fugitive

    March 5, 2011 12:01 PM

    BAKER, La.- Detectives with the Baker Police Department are searching for a fugitive wanted for burglary. Investigators believe 20-year-old Jordon Javon Ivery is on the run from the law. If you have information on the whereabouts of Ivery contact Baker Police at 225-775-6000. more »
  • Victim arrested in suspicion of robbing accused shooter

    November 17, 2010 5:20 PM

    BAKER - The victim in the only recorded shootings in Baker this year was released from the hospital today, and then taken to jail. Baker Police arrested Edward Payton in suspicion of an armed robbery on Oct. 12, and said today that the victim is also the man believed... more »
  • Suspect arrested in Baker shooting

    October 29, 2010 4:57 AM

    BAKER, LA - Baker police arrested a man in connection with a drive-by shooting on Van Buren Street. Investigators say Edward Payton was shot in the hand during drive-by shooting because of an ongoing feud. Chadwick Howard was arrested Thursday night and is charged with one count of Attempted First... more »
  • Baker Police looking for robbery suspect

    June 7, 2010 6:24 PM

    Baker Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that happened last Friday on Groom Road. 20-year-old Joshua Collins is accused of robbing a man at gunpoint at a Circle K around 11:30 p.m. The victim told police he was in his vehicle when Collins approached him. Collins... more »
  • Five teens arrested for hates crime in Baker

    January 14, 2010 6:32 AM

    Baker police have arrested five teenagers accused of physically attacking and verbally abusing two women and three young children of Hispanic descent at a playground near the Baker Municipal Building. Lt. James Broussard said Broderick Ford and Trenisha Franklin, both 17, were booked late Tuesday night on felony second-degree battery... more »
  • Seven arrested in prostitution sting

    October 26, 2009 1:59 PM

    Seven people are behind bars after a prostitution sting in Baker. The Baker and Zachary Police Departments worked together with the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office to arrest five men and two women at the Executive Inn at 430 Main Street. Doyle Trauth, Glenn Martinez, Ronald Rorie, Byron... more »
  • Baker Police investigate threatening letter

    October 22, 2009 5:34 PM

    Baker police are now involved with another investigation at Baker Middle School, thanks to a story brought to light by News 2. A teacher at Baker Middle School claims she received a threatening letter from a student. She reported the incident to the superintendent, who said the school system... more »

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