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  • APSO: Burglar shot after breaking into unmarked police car

    April 3, 2016 12:09 PM

    ASCENSION - The Ascension Sheriff's Office said an off-duty Louisiana State Police detective shot a burglar after being alerted that the man was breaking into his police unit Saturday night. According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, the off-duty detective was awakened and alerted by a neighbor that his unmarked police... more »
  • Partially clothed burglar

    October 6, 2015 8:46 PM

    WENTZVILLE, MISSOURI- A burglar decided to take a snooze and took some of his clothes off after breaking into a house where the homeowners were still there. He just went to another bedroom to sleep. He was found asleep and when police came he was charged with burglary and... more »
  • Court: No evidence heart attack caused by burglar

    July 2, 2015 4:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled there's no evidence to support prosecutors' arguments that an 86-year-old Lafayette woman's heart attack was caused when she found a man in her home. The Supreme Court upheld this week a lower court's decision to overturn the conviction of Willie James... more »
  • Ascension authorities looking for burglars

    June 25, 2015 9:09 AM

    ASCENSION- The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for people responsible for a string of car burglaries across the parish. The crew of bandits have broken into 48 cars since the beginning of June. The sheriff's office says most of the cars were left unlocked. Anyone with information... more »
  • Burglars raid salon, steal $30K worth of human hair

    May 19, 2015 4:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Burglars in eastern New Orleans skipped the cash register and made straight for the product in a beauty store caper that netted them $30,000 worth of human hair. Police said thieves knocked out the cinder block wall backing Beauty and Booku sometime between when the business was locked... more »
  • New Orleans to crack down on false burglar alarms

    May 14, 2015 5:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans' police chief and other city officials have announced plans for a crackdown on a problem that wastes police manpower: false burglar alarms. Burglary-in-progress phone calls from residents - or alarms triggered by residents - will continue to get emergency responses. So will alarms in which alarm... more »
  • Sheriff: Video, trail of food led to candy and hot dog burglar

    April 10, 2015 11:51 AM

    PAINCOURTVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Paincourtville man in connection with a business burglary where deputies said all that was stolen were candy and hot dogs. Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputies accused 38-year-old Kentrell McNeil of simple burglary and possession of stolen things earlier this week. Deputies said on... more »
  • 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 »

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