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  • New Orleans police investigate fatal burglary

    March 23, 2015 5:33 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a home owner during a burglary. Officer Hilal Williams said in a news release officers responded to a burglary in progress call Sunday night and found a man dead inside his home. Police have not released the 54-year-old... more »
  • Murder charge removed against burglar's wife

    March 13, 2015 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - District attorneys removed murder charges filed against the wife of a burglar who authorities said was shot and killed during a break-in last week in East Baton Rouge Parish. DA Hillar Moore said second-degree murder charges against Deneatrice Cage-Wheeler were deleted Friday, which allowed her to... more »
  • Questions raised over dead burglar's past Play Video

    March 4, 2015 5:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Questions are being raised over why better tabs weren't kept on a man released from prison on conspiracy to commit murder charges, before he was shot and killed Tuesday morning. Sheriff's deputies said Jermoid Wheeler was shot to death by an East Baton Rouge Parish resident after... more »
  • Police say burglar broke into home and fell asleep

    January 28, 2015 10:35 AM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a man in Slidell after officers said he was found with stolen goods inside someone else's house, asleep on their couch. Police charged 31-year-old Sharrod McCullum with simple burglary and criminal damage to property after his arrest early Wednesday morning. Officers said they were... more »
  • Holidays marred by thefts at two churches

    December 23, 2014 5:29 AM

    FRANKLINTON - Congregations at a pair of Washington Parish churches are fuming after recent burglaries. The first occurred at Holy Family Catholic Church in Franklinton. When people showed up for mass, they realized money for the parish's youth group had been stolen from the church's office. There was similar... more »
  • Police raid home of suspected pharmacy burglar

    October 10, 2014 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Part of Evangeline St. in Baton Rouge was shutdown for two hours Friday while police raided a home. Three men were taken from the home in the 4600 block of Evangline. At least one is a suspect in pharmacy burglaries in several parishes. K-9's were released... more »
  • Suspect wanted for multiple vehicle break-ins Play Video

    August 20, 2014 8:14 PM

    ASCENSION - Police are looking for a male suspect responsible for multiple car break-ins Tuesday. Detectives in Ascension Parish say surveillance cameras show the suspect entering an unlocked car in Quail Creek subdivision in Prairieville. Mike Hebert, who lives in Quail Creek says the suspect opened his truck... more »
  • Sheriff: Would-be burglar found dead in oven vent

    April 19, 2014 5:33 PM

    MARRERO - Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a business owner arrived at work to find the legs of dead man dangling from an oven vent in the building's kitchen. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says the discovery was made Saturday morning by the owner of Greg's Food Mart... more »
  • Brusly burglar caught on camera Play Video

    February 27, 2014 4:38 PM

    BRUSLY - Police in Brusly are on the lookout for a crook who kicked in a door, then went running when the home's alarm went off. It happened in broad daylight in the Brusly Oaks Subdivision in off Louisiana Highway 1. Crime isn't something homeowner Rene Picard worried about... more »
  • Grinch steals presents, puppy

    December 24, 2013 10:44 AM

    TAMPA, Fla.- This "Grinch" was a mean one. Police say burglars broke into a Florida woman's home, stole her two children's gifts from under the tree and snatched the family's puppy. Melody Russell says the thieves broke in while she was at work Monday. She came home to find the... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar burglar

    December 3, 2013 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are trying to identify the burglar of Family Dollar store. Police say the suspect threw a rock through the window of the store on Highland Road around 3:30am on November 29. The suspect was later seen on surveillance video running south... more »
  • EBRSO looking for vehicle burglar

    November 20, 2013 3:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are on the lookout for a man wanted for burglarizing a vehicle in Baton Rouge. It happened at a home in the 11000 block of N. Shoreline Avenue on November 11. Detectives say there were several other vehicle burglaries in the area that evening, as... more »
  • Tussle during home invasion

    November 6, 2013 5:32 PM

    WALKER - According to the Walker Police Department, officers arrested a man for invading a home after the homeowner and a neighbor pinned him to the ground. Police said the homeowner began fighting with the suspect, Demarcus Ross, after seeing Ross in his hallway. According to investigators, Ross had... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Man told accused burglar "not to make it worse" Play Video

    August 5, 2013 10:42 PM

    CENTRAL- People who live off Joor Road credit a neighbor for handling a crime that could have quickly escalated into something more severe. Monday morning, Shane Taylor, 21, is accused of a rash of burglaries. The homeowner of one house he's accused of hitting fought back. "I just... more »
  • EBRSO: Home owner caught car burglar in the act Play Video

    August 5, 2013 4:41 PM

    CENTRAL - Sheriff's deputies said a home owner caught and held a suspected car burglar captive until authorities could arrive. Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said 21-year-old Shane Taylor was arrested and charged with ten counts of simple burglary and felony theft, as... more »
  • Sheriff: Calif. burglar was using sauna

    January 21, 2013 12:41 PM

    SAN ANDREAS, Calif. - Authorities in Northern California say a man arrested in nothing but a trench coat and socks after a break-in told investigators he had been using the homeowner's sauna. Calaveras County sheriff's deputies arrested 49-year-old Robert London this week after they responded to a report of a... more »
  • Slidell PD: Bucket-headed burglar caught

    January 15, 2013 5:00 PM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a man they said robbed the Slidell restaurant he used to work at, and used a bucket as his disguise. Slidell Police arrested Richard Boudreaux, 23, today after they said he confessed to robbing Kenney's Seafood overnight. Police said Boudreaux used a bucket at... more »
  • Police: Call from 'burglar' actually came from dog

    October 5, 2012 12:59 PM

    OREM, Utah - Police in Orem, Utah, say a man who thought he was getting a call from a burglar had actually gotten a call from his dog. Authorities in the community south of Salt Lake City say the man alerted police Wednesday after he received a phone call from... more »
  • BRPD: Escaped burglary suspect re-arrested Play Video

    September 25, 2012 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said a suspected burglar who escaped from police this morning, despite handcuffs and an injured foot, is back in custody. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Tommy Depedro Wilson, 55, escaped from the BRPD Second Precinct on Highland Rd. around 10:30 a.m., and was... more »
  • Deputies: Attempted burglar found asleep on floor

    September 24, 2012 12:40 PM

    HILLSBORO, Ore. - Sheriff's deputies responding to a burglary call say they found a 20-year-old man asleep on the kitchen floor of a home in Oregon. The Washington County sheriff's office says the homeowner discovered the sleeping stranger early Friday. Deputies arrived to find Cristian Villarreal-Castillo, who had in his... more »
  • Would-be burglar gets tangled in window blinds

    July 10, 2012 12:43 PM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Police say a would-be burglar was halted by unlikely obstacles - window blinds. KRQE-TV reports that police found Thomas Molina on Sunday tangled in some window blinds at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque after police received a call about a break-in. Police say the 38-year-old... more »
  • Burglar arrested in shower after champagne, meal

    April 13, 2012 12:45 PM

    JOSHUA TREE, Calif. - Police say a naked burglar has been arrested while taking a shower after he sipped champagne and ate a meal in a Southern California family's home. San Bernardino County sheriff's Sgt. Steve Wilson says 25-year-old Michael Calvert was arrested at gunpoint by deputies while he lathered... more »
  • Violent home invasion leaves neighbors worried Play Video

    April 8, 2012 8:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE-- David Keller and his girlfriend are planning on moving from Arialo Drive off Brightside. The chaotic scene that unfolded Saturday night down the street from them is the final straw, Keller said. Two men broke into a house on Arialo, then got into a scuffle with one... more »
  • Burglar targets Denver-area businesses' toilets

    March 16, 2012 12:53 PM

    GOLDEN, Colo. - Authorities in the Denver area are investigating 18 burglaries where toilets were the target. Law-enforcement officials say the culprit has entered businesses, a restaurant, grocery store, university and hospital to steal copper or brass plumbing and hardware from toilets in the restrooms since Jan. 5. Jefferson County... more »
  • Burglar takes up spoon and fork, resident a stool

    March 6, 2012 10:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say that when a burglar attacked with a spoon and fork, a woman defended herself with a small stool. The man got away on the woman's bicycle, but police say officers in the area arrested 23-year-old Charles Taylor shortly after the woman called. Taylor was... more »
  • Man reports date as burglar when girlfriend shows

    October 27, 2011 11:58 AM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police say a man's girlfriend unexpectedly came home just before another woman was due to visit, so he called police to report his new acquaintance as a burglar. The Gazette reports that 24-year-old Kevin Gaylor was cited with a misdemeanor of false reporting... more »
  • Manhunt for escaped burglar after bank holdup

    October 25, 2011 2:08 PM

    VIDRINE, La. - Louisiana State Trooper Stephen Hammons says at least 40 people are hunting for an escaped burglar in Evangeline Parish, where witnesses identified him as the robber who held up a bank in Vidrine. He says officers from three state police troops and the state police air... more »
  • Brothers accused of using boat to break into homes

    July 29, 2011 10:45 AM

    LIVINGSTON - A pair of brothers are accused of using a boat to burglarize homes in the Springfield area. Terry Pounder, 17, and Eric Brunet, 23, both of Springfield, were arrested Wednesday by LPSO detectives. Detectives say the men used a boat at least twice to break into... more »
  • EBRSO arrests pharmacy burglar

    June 17, 2011 2:31 PM

    A man wanted for burglarizing a pharmacy in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Deputies say Aaron Beyl, of Walker broke into the Rite Aid on Millerville Road and stole thousands of dollars worth of controlled narcotics. Deputies arrested Beyl while he was at his girlfriend's house in... more »
  • Suspected burglar caught napping

    April 28, 2011 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A suspected burglar may be wishing he had stayed in bed. Around 8 am Thursday East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office got a call about a man sleeping at the wheel of a blue Nissan on Peairs Rd. By the time deputies arrived the driver had awoken... more »
  • Cell phone gives away burglar

    April 4, 2011 2:30 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A suspected burglar in Livingston Parish is now behind bars, after investigators say his cell phone gave him away. While responding to a burglar alarm, deputies noticed a large hole in the roof of the Best Stop convenience store on Arnold Road. Deputies say they then... more »
  • Police: Burglar claims he stole items to buy food

    March 31, 2011 4:16 PM

    GONZALES - A 17-year-old arrested for stealing appliances and musical instruments says he did it because he was out of work and couldn't buy food, according to Gonzales Police. Sgt. Steven Nethken with Gonzales PD said Corey Johnsen was arrested and accused of breaking into several vehicles and a... more »
  • Reward offered for thief's identity

    March 21, 2011 1:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are offering a reward for information that leads them to a credit card thief. Major Lawrence McLeary with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said someone broke into a car on Meadow Ridge Way on Mar. 16 and stole the owner's credit card. ... more »
  • EBRSO looking for burglar

    February 1, 2011 1:41 PM

    East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are on the lookout for a man wanted for burglary. According to reports, on January 13, 2011, Deputies responded to a burglary call on Forest Grove in the Central Woods area where two apartments had been burglarized. A neighbor's video surveillance camera captured... more »
  • Burglar killed over the weekend arrested for murder 2 years ago

    January 31, 2011 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- News 2 has learned the man shot and killed after burglarizing a home in Baton Rouge over the weekend was arrested in 2009 for murder. East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore said Keith Brown was never formally charged. Meanwhile, questions are being raised over... more »
  • Feds: Pa. inmate threatened to kill, eat Obama

    December 17, 2010 12:56 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - A career burglar from Pennsylvania is accused of writing a prison letter in which he threatened to kill President Barack Obama and eat his flesh. Secret Service agents say 32-year-old Gregory Dale Brockman also threatened first lady Michelle Obama and former President George W. Bush. Brockman... more »
  • Livingston SO: Two men caught with stolen jewelry, gun

    October 19, 2010 10:37 AM

    Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies said they caught two Walker men with a stolen firearm and several pieces of jewelry thanks to a witness who called in the crime. 20-year-old Michael Yawn, left, and 21-year-old Nicholas Duchamp were arrested in suspicion of aggravated burglary after police stopped their vehicle and... more »
  • Toe Typing Saves the Day

    August 3, 2010 8:23 PM

    A woman tied up by an armed burglar used her toes to type a message to her boyfriend who was able to summon police in Atlanta. The 39-year-old woman told police the intruder had a gun and wore a ski mask. She says he took her around her house and... more »
  • Sleeping Burglar

    June 21, 2010 11:51 AM

    Call it falling asleep on the "job." Livingston Parish deputies got a burglary call, but when they arrived, they found the suspect sleeping in the victim's vehicle. 33-year old James Reynolds, of Ventress, woke up, as he was handcuffed and taken into custody. Deputies say they found evidence... more »
  • Alleged purse snatcher caught after chase in Baton Rouge

    April 22, 2010 2:15 PM

    Authorities in Baton Rouge have arrested a man accused of stealing a number of purses. Police say around 2 a.m., 18 year-old Jarvis Fleming burglarized a business at 1670 N. Acadian West. Six purses in all were stolen. They say Fleming hopped into an SUV and drove off.... more »
  • Burglar sentenced to 24 years

    February 23, 2010 1:53 PM

    32-year-old James Anthony Fontenot confessed to more than 100 burglaries in Evangeline Parish. The District Attorney says Fontenot pleaded guilty to nine burglaries to avoid being charged as a habitual offender, and the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison. Authorities say Fontenot started his burglary... more »
  • BRPD looking for bait car suspect

    January 7, 2010 1:05 PM

    Baton Rouge Police detectives are looking for a suspect that is accused of breaking into a bait car last month. The suspect can be seen in the attached video. BRPD officials said the suspect smashed a window and broke into a car parked in the 2500 block of Osceola... more »
  • Repeat burglar arrested in Livingston Parish

    December 16, 2009 10:09 AM

    A man from Denham Springs was arrested in Watson after investigators say he admitted stealing from a restaurant three times in the last two weeks. Shawn Dame, 43, is charged with burglary and property damage. Detectives say Dame told them he was digging for food in the dumpster outside Down... more »

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