76°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As battery

Tagged News

  • 14-year-old girl raped twice in one night at UK railway station

    July 29, 2017 3:22 PM

    LONDON - Police made two arrests Saturday after a teenage girl was allegedly raped twice in the same night by two different men. According to police the girl was walking with a friend into the city's Witton train station Tuesday evening when a man approached her, led to her... more »
  • Police: Slidell woman fought off 'deranged' man with club

    July 27, 2017 8:19 PM

    SLIDELL - Louisiana police say a woman clubbed a man into submission when he left a chase after someone else and attacked her. Slidell Police Detective Daniel Seuzeneau said in an email Thursday that the woman says she keeps the club for protection. He said in a news release that... more »
  • Man arrested for sexual battery following incident at LSU dorm

    March 2, 2017 1:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested for sexual battery after an incident in a dorm room on LSU's campus. The LSU Police Department arrested 27-year-old Jonathan Lenahan for charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment. The incident occurred on Nov. 1 when LSUPD responded to a... more »
  • Elayn Hunt Correctional cadet booked with battery after punching inmate

    February 20, 2017 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An Elayn Hunt Correctional Center cadet has been booked on a battery charge after punching an inmate while on duty. St. Gabriel Police detectives booked 23-year-old Eric Lands with simple battery. After learning of the incident, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections notified... more »
  • Sen. Troy Brown announces resignation Play Video

    February 16, 2017 4:06 PM

    CLICK HERE TO WATCH Brown's announcement UPDATE: Senator Troy Brown announced his resignation as Senator of District 2 on Thursday afternoon, just one day after a Senate select committee discussed his expulsion. Brown's resignation and expulsion followed his arrests for domestic abuse charges. "Unfortunately, recent events have caused me... more »
  • Former Ascension deputy arrested for battery

    February 14, 2017 6:55 PM

    ASCENSION – A former Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested for simple battery on Tuesday afternoon. The Gonzales Police Department reported the arrest of 34-year-old James Atkins, II for one count of simple battery. The arrest is a result of an investigation following a report taken by Gonzales... more »
  • Man hit on head with hammer, sent to hospital

    February 10, 2017 8:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is going to the hospital after a woman attacked him with a hammer Friday evening, according to BRPD. According to BRPD officials, a female is in custody after she struck a male with a blunt object. Sources on scene say a woman hurled... more »
  • Man accused of attacking stranger at gas station

    January 29, 2017 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a drunk Baton Rouge man was arrested after attacking a stranger at a Florida Blvd. gas station Saturday. Police say 19-year-old Nathanael McCorvey was charged with simple battery, disturbing the peace (public intoxication) and resisting arrest. According to arrest records, the incident happened... more »
  • Two arrested after card game turns violent

    January 29, 2017 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say two people were arrested after a card game turned violent at a Baton Rouge home Saturday. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said Katrina Butler was charged with simple battery and aggravated battery. Charles Butler was also charged with simple battery and aggravated assault.... more »
  • Sen. Troy Brown addresses recent domestic dispute

    January 13, 2017 3:36 PM

    GONZALEZ - State Sen. Troy Brown released a statement Friday addressing his recent domestic dispute misdemeanor. Brown was arrested after deputies were dispatched to his Geismar residence after receiving reports from his wife that he became irate and bit her on the arm, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Donaldsonville man wanted for punching woman arrested in Texas

    December 28, 2016 12:28 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE – Deputies in Ascension Parish say a Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of a Donaldsonville man wanted for punching a woman in the face. According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, 29-year-old Markquincy Chatman was arrested Thursday in Garland, Texas. Investigators say Chatman punched a woman... more »
  • Uber driver arrested for sexual battery of passenger

    December 21, 2016 11:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE – An Uber driver has been accused of sexual battery after police say he inappropriately touched a female passenger. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office charged 30-year-old Desmond Amabo on two counts of sexual battery. The incident occurred on Sept. 18 when an 18-year-old requested an... more »
  • Man wanted for strangulation charges in Livingston Parish

    December 14, 2016 3:22 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Deputies in Livingston Parish say a man wanted for strangulation and battery charges has been taken into custody Wednesday afternoon. According to Sheriff Jason Ard, 36-year-old Eric Paul McNiel was wanted for aggravated battery, second-degree battery and two counts of domestic abuse battery by strangulation. Ard... more »
  • Police: Drunk Alabama teen punched man, damaged pickup

    December 11, 2016 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say an Alabama teen faces battery charges after he drunkenly broke into another person’s truck then punched someone Sunday morning. According to arrest documents, the incident happened around 2:14 a.m. on East Boyd Drive. 19-year-old Ross Pollet, of Spanish Fort Alabama, was charged with second-degree... more »
  • Drunk LSU fan charged with attacking emergency room workers

    October 16, 2016 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A drunk LSU fan was arrested after deputies say he attacked three emergency room employees at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Saturday night. According to arrest records, 20-year-old Michael Curry was arrested at 7 p.m. Saturday, just 30 minutes after kickoff for LSU vs Southern... more »
  • Senator Troy Brown pleads no contest to battery charge of 'side friend'

    September 14, 2016 1:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -- Louisiana state Sen. Troy Brown pleaded no contest to simple battery Wednesday morning for punching a woman in the face last November who New Orleans Police called his 'side friend'. Brown was arrested at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown New Orleans after the 2015 Bayou... more »
  • Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after reports of battery fires; company offering exchange program

    September 2, 2016 12:25 PM

    Samsung is suspending the sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after reports of the gadget's battery catching fire or exploding while charging. The South Korean electronics company released the Note 7 two weeks ago in the U.S. and South Korea. According to the company there have been 35... more »
  • Man arrested after beating his brother for gas money

    July 26, 2016 1:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a man after he beat his bedridden brother for gas money. BRPD responded to the 3700 block of Eaton Street in reference to an assault on Monday around 2:45 p.m. The victim told police that he got into an argument... more »
  • Radio host, former LSU basketball player accused of pushing wife into dresser

    July 23, 2016 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a sports radio host and former LSU basketball player pushed his wife into a dresser Saturday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, 59-year-old Jordy Hultberg was charged with domestic abuse battery and simple battery Saturday morning. Arrest documents report that... more »
  • Police use Taser to subdue man after threatening officers

    June 23, 2016 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police used a Taser to subdue a man that allegedly told officers he would have them fired because he knew the District Attorney during an early Wednesday morning arrest. 26-year-old Adam Simoneaux was booked on charges of simple battery, criminal damage to public property, intimidation and... more »
  • Man accused of punching woman holding baby at meat market

    June 2, 2016 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man after he was accused of pushing a woman holding his infant child into a door frame repeatedly. 29-year-old Carl Robertson was booked at the EBRSO Gardere Substation on charges of second offense domestic abuse battery and... more »
  • Man wanted after fight that left victim with fractures in his face

    June 1, 2016 12:14 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish deputies arrested one man and are looking for a second following a fight that left one man with broken bones in his face. Deputies released a photo of Oliver Solomon, 20, Tuesday evening. He's wanted for 2nd degree battery and disturbing the peace. A... more »
  • Denham Springs Police officer accused of abusing ex-wife

    May 11, 2016 4:19 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Detectives in Livingston Parish say a Denham Springs Police officer was arrested Tuesday after a domestic battery incident involving his former wife. According to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard, deputies arrested 30-year-old Landon Blake Groger for one count of misdemeanor domestic abuse battery. Ard said the... more »
  • Man accused of kidnapping woman from casino, raping and robbing her

    May 10, 2016 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they’ve arrested a man accused of robbing, kidnapping and raping a woman after he picked her up at an area casino while she was intoxicated. 42-year-old John Mack, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of simple robbery, second degree kidnapping, simple battery, unauthorized... more »
  • Sen. Troy Brown pleads not guilty to simple battery charge

    April 8, 2016 1:35 PM

    NEW ORLEANS ( WWLTV ) - State Sen. Troy Brown will stand trial on May 13 in a simple battery case at Orleans Parish Criminal Court after entering a not-guilty plea Friday. Brown, D-Napoleonville, is accused of punching in the face a woman police have dubbed his “side friend.”... more »
  • Comedian Katt Williams arrested on battery charge in Georgia

    February 29, 2016 4:36 PM

    GAINESVILLE - Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on a battery charge in Georgia after a store employee told police that Williams punched him during an argument. Gainesville police Sgt. Kevin Holbrook says officers responded to an assault call at a pool supply store around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Holbrook says... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for beating, threatening wife considered armed and dangerous

    February 19, 2016 12:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking for a suspect accused of attacking his estranged wife, threatening her life and damaging her vehicle in a Baton Rouge parking lot. 32-year-old John Hicks is wanted by Baton Rouge Police on active warrants for domestic abuse battery with child endangerment, violation of... more »
  • Judge convicts former state fire inspector on battery count

    February 19, 2016 11:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - An Orleans Parish judge has found a former state Fire Marshal's Office captain guilty of second-degree battery for pistol-whipping a Jackson Square artist last summer outside a French Quarter bar. 50-year-old Richard Abbott, who spent a dozen years with the Fire Marshal's Office, faces up to five... more »
  • Man accused of beating girlfriend, resisting deputies

    January 24, 2016 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man tackled and began beating his girlfriend outside his home on Florida Blvd. Saturday afternoon. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance at 5:12 p.m. Saturday afternoon. According to EBRSO, a woman told investigators that she... more »
  • Man wanted by Gonzales PD in connection with October attack

    January 21, 2016 11:33 AM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public’s assistance Thursday morning in locating a man accused of an attack at a Gonzales convenient store last fall. Gonzales Police say 23-year-old David Foreman is wanted for second degree battery, stemming from the incident that happened on Oct. 28. Law enforcement said... more »
  • Police officer accused of beating, kidnapping wife

    January 6, 2016 11:26 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Plaquemine Police officer Tuesday on charges he attacked and kidnapped his estranged wife. Deputies accused 28-year-old Justin Bush of aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and malfeasance in office. Sheriff Brett Stassi said they were notified Tuesday that Bush's wife called Plaquemine... more »
  • Man accused of beating woman with tire rim

    January 4, 2016 2:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a Baton Rouge man with aggravated battery after officers said he hit a woman in the face with a tire rim over the weekend. Officers arrested 36-year-old Sherman Lee Bessie Monday morning, and said he also had an outstanding warrant for attempted murder in... more »
  • Woman accused of threatening officer during drug arrest

    December 31, 2015 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police charged a Baton Rouge woman with battery and intimidating a police officer after her arrest on drug charges Wednesday. Baton Rouge Police said 34-year-old Monica Hatch hit an officer and said she would have his job and badge after she was arrested for marijuana possession.... more »
  • Man accused of trapping ex-girlfriend in car, raping her at gunpoint

    December 23, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man after he was accused of trapping his ex-girlfriend in his car, driving her to a secluded place and raping her at gunpoint. 19-year-old Kenneth Johnson was booked on charges of aggravated rape, false imprisonment, offender armed with... more »
  • Deputies accuse man of second attack against prostitute

    December 17, 2015 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies accused an East Baton Rouge Parish man this week of attacking at prostitute, arresting him about an hour after he bonded out of prison on similar charges. Sheriff's deputies booked 22-year-old Willie Hill on charges of armed robbery and second degree aggravated battery Wednesday. He... more »
  • APSO searching for Baker woman for kidnapping, battery

    December 13, 2015 3:26 PM

    BAKER – Deputies are looking for a Baker woman who investigators said hit an employee multiple times with a handgun and left in a ditch Saturday. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office said 36-year-old Tondalynn Abraham is wanted for aggravated battery and aggravated kidnapping. Investigators said Abraham was traveling... more »
  • Southern U. student accused of threatening teachers, officers

    November 30, 2015 3:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University Campus Police arrested a student after authorities said he refused to leave the classroom where he was caught attempting to cheat on an exam. Malik Collins, 19, was booked on charges of battery on a police officer (two counts), resisting arrest, threatening a public... more »
  • Student accused of hitting teacher, deputy over sunflower seeds

    October 15, 2015 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A sheriff's deputy arrested a 17-year-old student in East Baton Rouge Parish Wednesday after the deputy said the girl scratched her teacher, stole the teacher's phone and hit the deputy during a confrontation. The sheriff's office charged Tytiana Jones with battery of a school teacher and... more »
  • Fiance says she's not afraid of LSU's Domond after choking arrest

    May 27, 2015 1:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge gave LSU football player Jevonte Domond a $3,000 bond and a stern warning after his court appearance Wednesday on charges he choked his fiance. The Tigers indefinitely suspended Domond, a 22-year-old offensive tackle, after his arrest on Memorial Day for felony domestic abuse battery.... more »
  • Man arrested for domestic violence after giving false statement

    May 1, 2015 1:02 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a man accused of beating his wife after the couple turned up at Gonzales emergency room claiming they had been jumped by several men just after midnight Wednesday. 29-year-old Gregory Alix Jr. and his wife arrived at St. Elizabeth Hospital just after 12:30 a.m. with... more »
  • Man arrested for beating up mother and daughter

    April 18, 2015 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man after a woman claims he broke into her home and brutally beat up her and her daughter Friday afternoon. Deputies arrested Charles Videau, 39, from Sunshine La, after the victim told officers she came home and noticed someone made forced entry into... more »
  • LSU defensive back Jalen Mills goes on trial next week

    April 3, 2015 2:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Court documents say the prosecution plans to use screenshots of text messages and photos of the victim in the trial against LSU defensive back Jalen Mills. Mills' trial for simple battery is set to begin Wednesday in Baton Rouge. State Judge Richard Moore will preside over the... 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 »
  • Man accused of breaking woman's nose with headbutt

    February 12, 2015 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he headbutted a pregnant woman in front of her two young children, breaking her nose. Police accused 25-year-old Sam Mitchell of domestic abuse, battery and child endangerment for the Feb. 10 incident. Investigators said Mitchell and... more »
  • Woman accused of beating dialysis patient

    February 11, 2015 12:44 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Police in West Baton Rouge Parish asked for the public's help finding a woman who investigators said beat an elderly dialysis patient recently. Port Allen Police said they have an arrest warrant for 47-year-old Alenthea Moore on suspicion of second degree battery. Investigators said last... more »
  • Teens arrested after fight at Tara High

    February 10, 2015 12:41 PM

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

    December 10, 2014 3:54 PM

    DARROW - Two students are behind bars Wednesday evening after they were arrested based on accusations that they each attacked a teacher within hours of each other earlier today at the Ascension Parish Alternative School. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said the first of the separate incidents occurred when... more »
  • Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

    October 28, 2014 5:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans masseur is accused of sexual battery on a woman during a session at the Ritz-Carlton spa, where massages cost $145 to $275. Thirty-year-old Charles J. Russo's bond was set Monday at $75,000. He remains in the Orleans Parish jail. It was not clear whether... more »
  • Mills pleads not guilty to battery charge

    October 14, 2014 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Suspended LSU football player Jalen Mills pleaded not guilty during formal arraignment today on battery charges from an incident this summer. Mills was not at court, and his attorney entered the plea on his behalf. Mills faces simple battery charges after witnesses said he punched... more »
  • Police: Battery at LSU union a hoax

    September 6, 2014 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police say a girl lied about a battery on campus some time before kickoff of the LSU game. Capt. Cory Lalonde, LSU police, tells News 2 that the girl accused the man of bumping into her and then grabbing her arm. She later said she... more »
  • Environmentalists: Be sure plant site is clean

    August 11, 2013 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Environmental activists are asking the state to ensure that hazardous wastes left after the closure of a battery recycling plant don't cause any harm. The Exide Technologies Baton Rouge Recycling Center is preparing to shut down. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network has asked the state Department of... more »
  • People, D.A. react to Chief's statement on beating

    May 17, 2013 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Reaction is mixed after the city's top cop released a statement concerning the attack on a family in the northern part of town. Police Chief Carl Dabadie said there were serious errors in judgment after a husband, wife, and their daughter were beaten at a gas station... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days