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  • Wyandotte Street shooting victim dies

    August 28, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The parish coroner said a man shot on Wyandotte Street in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday has died. Coroner Beau Clark confirmed the victim's name as Michael Howard. Police said he was shot in the 3800 block of Wyandotte near North 38th Street around 1 p.m.... more »
  • Man wanted by BRPD for throwing brick through ex's window

    August 27, 2015 4:53 PM

    B ATON ROUGE - Police are looking to arrest a man accused of throwing a brick through the window of his ex-girlfriend's residence and threatening her via text messages. BRPD issued an arrest warrant for 35-year-old Corey Patterson after he violated a protection order while smashing the victim's window... more »
  • Man wanted for assaulting ex-girlfriend 3 times this month

    August 26, 2015 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man wanted for assaulting his ex-girlfriend after he forced his way into her apartment Tuesday night. Investigators say 27-year-old Dryan Dupree is wanted on charges of home invasion, aggravated second degree battery and aggravated criminal damage to property after the incident... more »
  • BRPD adopts new design scheme for patrol cars

    August 26, 2015 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Criminals and scofflaws have a new design to look out for on the streets of the Capital City as the Baton Rouge Police Department unveiled new vehicle graphics for their patrols cars Wednesday morning. Police say the new graphic could appear on the streets of Baton... more »
  • Counterfeit credit card suspect arrested at B.R. hotel

    August 26, 2015 12:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives say a California man, suspected in counterfeit credit card activity, was arrested earlier in August after he used a stolen credit card to pay for a hotel room in Baton Rouge. 40-year-old Avriste West, of Oakland, California, was taken into custody on Aug. 9 and... more »
  • Restaurant worker talks about being held up check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2015 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Baton Rouge Subway early Friday morning. Detectives said an armed man walked into the Subway at 127 State Street around 7:30 a.m. and demanded money. After grabbing the cash police said the man also stole an employee's vehicle,... more »
  • Hammond man exposes genitals in sporting goods store, battles police

    August 21, 2015 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they arrested a Hammond man at a Baton Rouge sporting goods store after he was accused of shoplifting and responded by pulling out his genitals, threatening employees and fighting an officer. 22-year-old Will Williams, Jr. was taken into police custody Wednesday at around 7... more »
  • BRPD arrests man accused of using metal pipe in armed robbery

    August 14, 2015 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives have arrested a man accused of arming himself with a metal pipe and attempting to rob a Florida Blvd dollar store. 44-year-old Malcolm Moore, of Baton Rouge, was booked into the parish prison on charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery a week ago. ... more »
  • North BR residents welcome police body cameras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 13, 2015 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police officers in North Baton Rouge could be wearing body cameras as early as October in a pilot program to test out the technology. The program would outfit officers in the Baton Rouge Police Department's First District that covers North Baton Rouge. Metro Council members set up... more »
  • BRPD looks to ID Airline Hwy burglary suspect

    August 12, 2015 11:17 AM

    B ATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking to identifying a man believed to be behind the burglary of a home in the 8900 block of Airline Hwy late last month. Baton Rouge Police say the suspect kicked in the door to the residence at around 11:15 a.m. on July... more »
  • Traffic stop laws check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 11, 2015 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Traffic stop laws are different in every state, so it's important to be familiar with what you can and cannot do. Law enforcement officials' first rule of advice: don't turn the roadside into a courtroom. If a driver gets pulled over in Louisiana the officer is... more »
  • BRPD looking for man behind dollar store armed robbery

    August 4, 2015 4:50 PM

    B ATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking for a man who used a metal pipe to rob a Baton Rouge dollar store last Friday. According to Baton Rouge Police, the robbery took place at the Family Dollar in the 12000 block of Florida Blvd on July 31 at about... more »
  • Family members speak out after triple shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 3, 2015 7:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of men killed in a shooting this past weekend in Baton Rouge said they're struggling to recover from their losses. Monique Knighten said "hurt" is the only word that comes to her mind right now. She lost her brother-in-law, 23-year-old Antoine Harris, a man... more »
  • Three shot outside Baton Rouge club check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 26, 2015 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said three people were shot when someone opened fire outside a Baton Rouge club overnight. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said just before 2 a.m. police were called to Club Bella Noche on Plank Road after they were told someone had started shooting. When they arrived... 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 »
  • To shoot or not to shoot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 9, 2015 11:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some ministers got a first hand-experience of what it's like to be a police officer Thursday. The group of clergy have been meeting with city police for seminars and participating in scenarios, learning what it means to make split-second decisions in real-life situations. "I think... more »
  • Police find 47-pound teen after arresting mother for drugs check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 8, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A police officer discovered a nightmare situation in Baton Rouge Wednesday when he said he found a 15-year-old child severely malnourished and covered in cockroaches after arresting the boy's mother for cocaine possession. According to arrest records Baton Rouge Police charged 49-year-old Rose Holland with crack... more »
  • Police investigate two gun store heists check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 6, 2015 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thieves have successfully burglarized two gun stores in the last month, making off with an undisclosed number of firearms. Most recently, Meaux's Guns on Mammoth Avenue was hit overnight. Police said the crooks swiped multiple guns. The store location was formerly Red Jacket Firearms. Police did... more »
  • BRPD motorcycle officer hit by big rig

    July 6, 2015 12:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said a motorcycle officer with Baton Rouge Police was involved in a wreck Monday morning which closed Florida Boulevard for a time. The wreck happened around 11 a.m. at Florida and Airline Highway. BRPD said an 18-wheeler changed lanes and didn't see the officer. ... more »
  • Scotlandville man found dead in driveway

    June 27, 2015 3:16 PM

    The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the murder of a Scotlandville man. Tyrone Clay was found in his driveway around 6:30 am Saturday, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information relative to this shooting is... more »
  • More drug tests needed in deadly stun gun case check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 22, 2015 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office said more time and more tests will be needed to confirm exactly how a Zachary man died after Baton Rouge Police used a stun gun to subdue him this weekend. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner said 32-year-old Kevin Bajoie's preliminary cause of... more »
  • Victim of basketball brawl shooting identified

    June 12, 2015 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man who was shot and killed Thursday night at a gym after an argument erupted during a basketball game and shots were fired. BRPD say 21-year-old Justin Guillory died at the scene of the shooting that happened at around 8:05 p.m. at the... more »
  • BRPD K9 Unit awarded USPCA Award

    June 4, 2015 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One of Baton Rouge Police Department's K9 units recieved special recognition Wednesday. Cpl. Luke Cowart and his dog Rukus were presented the USPCA National Detector Case of the Year Award in recognition of his efforts finding drugs during a stop last October. Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Man charged with stealing BRPD unit

    May 29, 2015 1:31 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he overpowered a BRPD officer and stole his unit, then fled into West Baton Rouge Parish before he was stopped. "It just goes to show how dangerous our job is," said BRPD spokesman Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. "You... more »
  • Teen girl charged with accidental shooting

    May 27, 2015 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a teen girl Wednesday in an accidental shooting which injured another teen overnight in Baton Rouge. Detectives arrested 17-year-old Mekiyah Davis Monday night on charges of negligent injury and obstruction of justice. Police said Davis was playing with a handgun when she fired... more »
  • BRPD investigating shooting at apartment complex

    May 18, 2015 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Baton Rouge Monday night. It happened at an apartment complex near the intersection of Longridge Avenue and S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. BRPD Cpl. L'Jean McKneely says the victim only suffered a graze wound. No arrests have been made,... more »
  • Vehicle sought in deadly hit-and-run

    May 18, 2015 2:01 PM

    WALKER - Police identified a woman hit by two vehicles and killed while trying to cross Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge this weekend, and said they're searching for one of the vehicles which fled the scene. Baton Rouge Police said 39-year-old Jannie Doiga died at the scene of the... more »
  • Man accused of trying to run over motorcycle cop

    May 14, 2015 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baker man of trying to murder police officer by running over his motorcycle during a chase this week in Baton Rouge. BRPD charged 23-year-old Tyrie Burton with the attempted murder of a police officer and drug possession after he was caught Wednesday afternoon.... more »
  • Pawn shop employee shot during theft

    May 11, 2015 4:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a pawn shop worker was shot in the leg during a theft in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon. Investigators said two people went into City Pawn No. 2 on Airline Highway to look at some items just before 2 p.m., but instead grabbed the items... more »
  • BRPD to meet with La'el Collins after draft

    April 30, 2015 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police investigating a murder in Baton Rouge said they've agreed to meet with LSU football standout La'el Collins after the NFL Draft to interview him about the victim, who police said he used to have a relationship with. Cpl. Don Coppola with BRPD said they're not... more »
  • 'Best dressed bandit' strikes again in Baton Rouge

    April 29, 2015 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking to identify a man believed to be behind a pair of armed convenience store robberies in the past two days. His latest strike happened early this morning when a man entered the Cracker Barrel at 4245 Nicholson Drive with a handgun and demanded... more »
  • Detectives seek 1 in Highland Rd. convenience store stick-up

    April 21, 2015 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery of a Highland Road gas station that happened Monday night. Baton Rouge Police say the suspect entered the convenience store, located in the 4000 block of Highland Road, around 8:30 p.m. and approached the front counter with merchandise posing as... 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 »
  • Police investigating pair of shootings on Blvd De Province

    April 9, 2015 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a pair of Wednesday night shootings on the same street, one of which sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head. Officers said they arrived on the scene in the 1900 block of Blvd De Province around 10... more »
  • Man and woman sought in Cortana Mall eyeglasses theft

    April 8, 2015 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the theft of several pairs of eyeglasses and sunglasses from an optical store in Cortana Mall that happened late last January. According to investigators, a man and woman walked into the LensCrafters, located at 8945 Cortana Place, on Jan. 31 and loaded up... more »
  • BRPD: Man sought in stolen credit cards case

    April 8, 2015 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help identifying a man who officers said used stolen credit cards at several businesses around Baton Rouge. Police said the cards were stolen from a vehicle on March 16 in the 1500 block of Duchess Drive. Anyone with information about... more »
  • Police: Person seen cleaning up evidence after North St. killing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 6, 2015 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance video Monday which they said showed someone possibly cleaning up evidence after a deadly shooting two weeks ago outside a Baton Rouge auto parts store. Cpl. Don Coppola said Baton Rouge Police are trying to identify the person seen in the video looking... more »
  • Woman passed out in car arrested; 3 children in back seat

    April 6, 2015 1:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a woman Sunday after officers found her passed out in the driver seat of her vehicle with three children in the backseat. Antoinette Corner, 44, was booked on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, three counts of DWI with a child... more »
  • Motorcycle officer hit, taken to hospital in Friday night crash

    March 27, 2015 8:42 PM

    BAKER - A Baton Rouge Police Department motorcycle officer was injured and taken to a hospital after a car crash on Highway 19 Friday evening. Baker Police said the city police officer was driving on the highway when another motorist pulled out from a side street and the two... more »
  • New information in deadly Quida Mae shooting

    March 22, 2015 8:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police believe a deadly shooting overnight Sunday may have been a retalitory act. Cpl. Don Coppola said 31-year-old Yovanni Anibal Ramos-Salazar is wanted in connection with 28-year-old Joel Guevara's death. Police said they found Guevara dead outside his residence at 5852 Quida Mae around 8... more »
  • 18-year-old found shot in BR home check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 20, 2015 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A murderer in Baton Rouge is on the loose after a family was found shot in broad daylight. Police said 18-year-old Idalis Smith was found dead inside her home on North 30th Street around 1 p.m. Cpl. L'Jean McKneelyMcKneely said her stepfather was also suffering from... more »
  • Police seek to ID cigarette robbers

    March 20, 2015 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos Friday of three men who detectives said stole cash and thousands of dollars worth of cigarettes from a Baton Rouge gas station. Police said it happened at the Circle K at 5313 Nicholson Drive early in the morning of March 17. Officers... more »
  • BRPD recruiting new officers this weekend

    March 20, 2015 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department is opening its doors for a look inside what it takes to be a police officer. Officers will be available at an open house Saturday to answer questions and provide information about different jobs inside the department. It will also give... more »
  • Personal tragedy encourages BRPD officer to teach self-defense classes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 19, 2015 7:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD Officer Rendy Richard also teaches Equalizer classes. For her, it's personal. Richard had a cousin that was murdered. It was an experience that she said influenced her to teach the class. She hopes that by teaching women to protect themselves, she may be able to... more »
  • Mom talks about daughter's decision to fight attacker check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 9, 2015 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're investigating a home invasion where a teen girl was assaulted in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon. A BRPD spokesperson said a 13-year-old girl was home alone on North Foster Drive when a man broke into the house and attacked her. The mother of... more »
  • Mississippi man charged in Exxon plant incident check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 6, 2015 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police released the name of a man who witnesses said fired a gun wildly from his car before charging into an Exxon plant in the north of part of East Baton Rouge Parish Friday. Trooper Jared Sandifer said 28-year-old Telvin Henyard of Woodville, Miss.... more »
  • Councilwoman: We need more crime cameras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 4, 2015 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At least one EBR Metro Council member says it is time for more cameras in the city-parish after an increase in crime this month. Councilwoman Tara Wicker says high violence, drug dealing and prostitution in some areas in the city give plenty of reason for more... more »
  • Officers involved in shooting identified

    March 4, 2015 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities released the names of five Baton Rouge Police officers who are on paid leave after shooting two suspects Monday night. A police spokesperson said all five officers are assigned to the Uniform Patrol Bureau and were involved in the March 2 shooting in the 3500... more »
  • Another deadly shooting under investigation

    March 4, 2015 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement responded to Baton Rouge's seventh shooting since the start of the month Wednesday morning. Investigators said a 46-year-old man was found dead from a gunshot wound in the 12300 block of Lorna Avenue around 6:50 a.m. Police said the motive for the shooting... more »
  • Neighbors: Drive-by shooting left toddler covered in blood check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 3, 2015 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a toddler covered in blood and police with their hands tied. A two-year-old boy was raced to the emergency room last night, injured by shards of glass from a car window that was shot out. ... more »
  • Suspect booked in overnight BRPD shootout check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2015 4:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a man with attempted murder Friday in connection with a shootout with officers in Baton Rouge overnight. BRPD spokesperson L'Jean McKneely said 24-year-old Torrance Smart was shot in the encounter. Police arrested Smart after his release from the hospital. Officers said they stopped... more »
  • BRPD investigating officers on Mardi Gras float

    February 23, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police Chief Carl Dabadie said several of his officers are under investigation after they appeared while off-duty on a Spanish Town Mardi Gras float which lampooned a sex crimes victim. The float had pictures of former reality TV star Will Hayden and his daughter Stephanie Ford,... more »
  • Police investigating wallet stolen from hospital

    February 18, 2015 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos Wednesday of a woman who made purchases with several credit cards stolen from a Baton Rouge hospital this month. Investigators asked for help identifying the woman, who spent more than $1,170 on the cards throughout the Baton Rouge area. Police said the... more »
  • Human remains found by levee near LSU

    February 14, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they found what appears to be human remains near LSU's campus. According to Cpl. Don Coppola with Baton Rouge Police, the remains were located near River Rd. and Skip Bertman Dr. closer to the levee. Police are still investigating the scene. For further... more »
  • Growing efforts to fight growing crime in Downtown B.R. check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2015 8:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - New development has downtown Baton Rouge growing like never before. Now you can expect the police presence there to do the same. The BRAVE Initiative is now in action there, and a new police precinct is coming soon. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Delivery driver talks about seeing man under train check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 30, 2015 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man who was likely drunk fell asleep on train tracks near Tigerland and was hit by a train Friday morning. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said the 20-year-old man was hit around 2:15 a.m. He suffered serious foot injuries as a result. ... more »
  • Man accused of molesting 11-year-old girl

    January 28, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a Baton Rouge man this week of molesting an 11-year-old in his care while the girl's mother wasn't home. Police arrested 35-year-old Edward Humphrey Jr. Tuesday on charges of molestation of a juvenile and sexual battery. Investigators said the 11-year-old victim told them... more »
  • Civil suit filed against former BRPD officers

    January 27, 2015 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An attorney filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against three former Baton Rouge Police officers accused of sexually abusing a woman while on duty. Emerson Jackson, Travis Wheeler, and Isaac Bolden were named in the suit. They were indicted by a grand jury in November on charges... more »
  • Synthetic marijuana suspected as factor in deadly wreck check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 23, 2015 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said synthetic marijuana may have been a factor in a deadly wreck earlier this month in Baton Rouge. Police said Ryan Earhart, 22, of Lake Charles died Thursday from injuries sustained in the Jan. 10 crash on North Boulevard. Investigators said he was traveling... more »
  • Police: 2 men killed each other in shootout check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 18, 2015 6:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say the two men found dead Sunday morning killed each other. Police believe Jamiya Owen, 38, and Jeff Baker, 34, shot and killed each other in a shootout. Witnesses say Owen and Baker knew each other and recently had a disagreement. The... more »
  • BRPD investigating 3rd and 4th shooting deaths of the weekend

    January 18, 2015 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting where two men were killed. Officials say they found two bodies at a house on Alliquippa Street near Winbourne Avenue just before 5:30 Sunday morning. Detectives say they found one man in the yard and the other inside... more »
  • City-parish employees could be fined for traffic accidents check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2015 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- City-parish employees in Baton Rouge could face fines for driving recklessly and causing preventable accidents with city-parish owned vehicles. The Office of Risk Management will propose new policies Wednesday to the Metropolitan Council to stop what some call an unacceptable level of traffic-violations. "What we want... more »
  • Officers enter pleas to abuse of office charges check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 12, 2015 11:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Three former BRPD officers pleaded not guilty to abuse of office charges Monday morning. Baton Rouge Police officer Issac Bolden, 40, is accused of forcing a woman to perform oral sex on him in a BREC park while two other BRPD officers, Travis Wheeler and Emerson... more »
  • Victim identified in overnight shooting

    January 11, 2015 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police identified the man who was shot and killed early Sunday morning. Officials say Calvin Smith, 19, was lying in the parking lot of Carlins Food Mart on Plank Road near Brady street at about 1:15 a.m. He was taken to the hospital where... more »
  • Child dies after being hit by car

    January 9, 2015 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 14-year-old boy hit by a car while walking to a school bus stop in Baton Rouge Wednesday has died. Investigators said Daytron Edwards was hit while walking on Evangeline Street near North Foster. Police said it appears the car suffered a mechanical problem,... more »
  • Police searching for armed robbery suspects

    January 3, 2015 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station. The robbery happened December 30th before 1 a.m. at the Circle K on Brightside Drive near Alvin Dark Avenue. Officials say the suspects pointed a handgun at the clerk and ran... more »

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