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  • APSO: 5 arrested in car burglary spree

    July 25, 2014 4:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation by detectives into nearly 30 reports of theft from unlocked vehicle in Ascension Parish earlier in July has led to the arrest of five parish residents on numerous burglary charges. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said they received a large number of complaints of items... more »
  • Detectives arrest accused Western store burglar

    July 24, 2014 10:29 AM

    AMITE - Detectives from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said they arrested a 23-year-old woman for the July 21 burglary of a Western store in Amite. 23-year-old Latricia Rowland of Greensburg was booked into the parish jail on one count of simple burglary, according to a TPSO spokesperson. ... more »
  • 36 cars broken into, 1 stolen in Denham Springs

    July 23, 2014 11:04 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries and the theft of an SUV that happened in the early morning hours of Monday in two Denham Springs subdivisions. All of the cars were left unlocked and parked at homes in the Forest Ridge and... more »
  • 2 arrested in Darrow home burglary

    June 13, 2014 2:43 PM

    DARROW- Two men accused of burglarizing a home in Ascension Parish, are now behind bars. Deputies say 18 year-old Brannon Ellis and 19 year-old Steven Joseph were arrested for burglarizing homes in the Ascension Trace Subdivision in Darrow. A number of stolen items were recovered, including rifles. ... more »
  • BRPD asks for help identifying burglar

    May 22, 2014 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos Thursday of a man who they said broke into a Baton Rouge home earlier this month and burglarized it. Police said the man broke into a home in the 300 block of Mills Ave. on May 10. Detectives said the man got... more »
  • Gonzales home invader arrested on burglary charges

    May 22, 2014 2:33 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office deputies said they arrested a man in the process of burglarizing a residence on Tuesday. Law enforcement said they caught Damon Delmore, 36, of Gonzales in the process of invading several homes in Bayou Grand South Subdivision and arrested him after a chase... more »
  • Cops investigating Church's Chicken burglary

    May 7, 2014 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man went through the ceiling of a Baton Rouge fast food restaurant to steal a gun inside. Police said surveillance cameras got a look at the man who broke into Church's Chicken on Government Street early on April 8. Investigators said the... more »
  • Police looking for BBQ bandit

    May 1, 2014 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are attempting to identify a man accused of burglarizing a Florida Blvd. BBQ restaurant on April 18. Police said the thief entered through a fence on the backside of the business and stole meats valued at several hundred dollars from the restaurant smoker. Anyone with any... more »
  • Police warn about predators targeting vehicles

    April 30, 2014 10:43 PM

    WALKER- Police are warning people about leaving their vehicle doors unlocked or not hiding valuables when they leave vehicles in parking lots, especially at night. "We have had several vehicle burglaries during the last couple of weeks, mainly late at night and in commercial parking lots in the Walker... more »
  • 8-week-old and other kids found living in a meth lab Play Video

    April 24, 2014 1:37 PM

    HAMMOND - Three children are in state custody after sheriff's deputies said they were discovered in a methamphetamine lab in Hammond Tuesday. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said it was investigating a burglary on Wardline Road when detectives smelled the drug lab. Deputies said they got permission to search... more »
  • EBRSO arrests three members of "Felony Lane Gang"

    April 7, 2014 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three members of the national "Felony Lane Gang" were arrested by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office says the three were in the parish for the purpose of burglarizing vehicles and stealing identities. John Wright, Curtis Standley, and Tony Lester are charged with... more »
  • BRPD: U. S. Attorney stops burglary

    April 2, 2014 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police say U.S. Attorney J. Walter Green helped foil the burglary of his aunt's home on Lakeshore Drive. Detectives arrested Sidney Parker on charges of attempted burglary and simple battery. Police say Green observed Parker attempting the burglarize the home while out walking... more »
  • Arrest made in hair salon burglary

    March 31, 2014 11:37 AM

    ST. AMANT - An arrest has been made in the burglary of a hair salon in St. Amant. Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 50 year old Todd Borskey for the March 21 burglary of Cutting Up Hair Salon. Major Kevin Hanna with the APSO says... more »
  • Two arrested in stabbing and kidnapping

    March 20, 2014 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people have been arrested in the stabbing and kidnapping of a woman. Police say Christopher Boudreaux broke into the house of his ex-wife, stabbed her and took her away. The victim told police that Boudreaux then forced her into the car of his girlfriend,... more »
  • Deputies: Woman burglarized grandparents

    March 17, 2014 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 21-year-old woman accused of burglarizing her grandparents' house in December of more than $10,000 worth of valuables, with help from several friends. Deputies booked 21-year-old Jenna Turner, of Greenwell Springs, over the weekend on counts of aggravated burglary,... 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 »
  • Stolen championship rings recovered

    February 18, 2014 10:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said all 21 LSU championship rings taken during a burglary at the home of legendary LSU baseball coach Skip Bertman have been recovered. Baton Rouge Police arrested three people in connection with the crime. Moises Marquez, 18, and two 16-year-old juveniles face charges of simple... more »
  • Burglar strikes while man is in the shower Play Video

    February 7, 2014 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Webb Park area of Baton Rouge has had a handful of burglaries in the past week. Neighbors say items have been disappearing from their homes in the morning, after people head to work. "We know that we're being watched," said Malcolm Young. "That's the thing... more »
  • Home burglarized, intentionally set on fire Play Video

    February 6, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators say a house was intentionally set on fire to cover up a crime scene. The house in the 5100 block of Sycamore Street is a total loss. The fire was contained to the bedroom, but the rest of the home received smoke and heat... more »
  • EBRSO looking for restaurant burglary suspect

    January 22, 2014 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are searching for a man wanted for breaking into the KFC restaurant on Bluebonnet. Detectives say on January 10 just before 2 a.m., the man threw a large brick through the front glass door, walked in, and tried to... more »
  • High-end purse burglary

    January 16, 2014 7:25 PM

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND- A man was arrested in Baltimore for stealing eight Hermes handbags from a house in Texas that are worth $200,000. Edward Bryant is held on a fugitive warrant and authorities in Texas made moves to have him extradited. The purses were stolen last month in University... more »
  • People on alert since home invader is on the loose

    January 14, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People are taking extra precautions, especially once the sun sets in one area of town, after police issued a warning about home invasions. Police are investigating three home invasions and sexual assaults in the Tara, Glen Oaks and Webb Park areas. The incidents have happened since... more »
  • Man accused in string of business burglaries

    January 10, 2014 12:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man suspected in a string of business burglaries in South Baton Rouge is now in custody. Baton Rouge Police say Dexter Carroll, 25, was caught Jan. 4 after a short foot chase. He's accused of burglarizing McAlister's Deli on Perkins Road, Rigsby's... more »
  • Surveillance camera gets good shot of burglar Play Video

    November 18, 2013 9:02 PM

    CENTRAL - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for at least one suspect seen burglarizing a number of cars in Comite Hills. At least 15 vehicles were hit in the Central neighborhood early Sunday morning. Victims say their cars were unlocked and the suspects were able to steal... 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 »
  • Pharmacy burglarized again

    November 5, 2013 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are investigating another pharmacy burglar here. The N & T Pharmacy on Marque Ann Drive was hit for the second time in two months. Investigators believe the same person is likely responsible since both times since the burglar tried to get inside by busting holes... more »
  • Brusly Police searching for burglar Play Video

    October 15, 2013 5:48 PM

    BRUSLY- Police are looking for a thief after 11 unlocked cars were burglarized in the Brusly Oaks subdivision Sunday night. The thief ransacked the unlocked vehicles, stealing prescription pills, electronics and at least one gun. "Opened up my passenger door, which was unlocked, and just so happened, my... more »
  • Second arrest made in AC burglary

    October 15, 2013 11:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have arrested a second man in connection with a burglary of Acme Refrigeration. Wayne Watson was arrested in Port Arthur, Texas after BRPD issued a warrant for him last week. Watson will be extradited to Baton Rouge and booked into East Baton... more »
  • Suspects found passed out, high on fake pot Play Video

    October 7, 2013 9:29 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - With the help of a stolen device, deputies located two burglary suspects in a matter of hours. "This particular case was easily put together," Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said. Monday morning, deputies responded to a burglary at the Shintech facility on River Road. Thieves... more »
  • Prison for man for burglary try at Kid Rock home

    September 25, 2013 2:39 PM

    PONTIAC, Mich.- A man accused of trying to break into musician Kid Rock's suburban Detroit home has been sentenced to at least 46 months in prison. Brian Keith's sentence Wednesday was enhanced because of his previous criminal record. He recently pleaded no contest to attempted home invasion, malicious destruction of... more »
  • Thieves target high school in Tangipahoa Parish

    September 6, 2013 9:52 AM

    PONCHATOULA - Students and faculty returned to a Tangipahoa Parish high school Friday to find their building burglarized. School janitors notified deputies of the incident this morning at Ponchatoula High. The suspects reportedly broke through several doors and windows to enter the building. Detectives are still processing... more »
  • People on alert as crime increases Play Video

    August 29, 2013 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say there was a spike in residential and vehicular burglaries for the month of July in Southdowns and this week, a mugging at the LSU lakes. Neighbors, runners and bikers say they're taking more precautions before they step foot outside. "Lately, it's been a... more »
  • Burglar leaves behind cash in car wash caper Play Video

    August 26, 2013 6:07 PM

    CENTRAL - For one burglar in Central, crime really didn't pay. The Geaux Clean Car Wash on Wax Road was robbed early Sunday by a burglar who caused thousands of dollars in damage, but got absolutely nothing according to a manager. "He's really an idiot, man," said Geaux... more »
  • Police looking for Auto Zone burglar

    August 20, 2013 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a security photo of a man they said broke into a Baton Rouge auto parts store and stole several items. Cpl. Don Coppola said it happened around 2 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Auto Zone on Florida Boulevard. He said the burglar busted out... more »
  • Prosthetic arm stolen in home burglary

    August 16, 2013 11:54 AM

    BROUSSARD - Authorities say a prosthetic arm was stolen during a home burglary in Broussard. Lafayette Parish deputies tell The Advertiser someone entered the home between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Monday. The victim told deputies that a black bag containing her husband's prosthetic arm and his pain medication... more »
  • Stolen safe recovered after church heist

    July 24, 2013 8:05 PM

    ROBERT- Sheriff's deputies have recovered a stolen safe related to a burglary at a church in this small Tangipahoa Parish community. Deputies have apparently found the mangled box, according to . The church's pastor said the vault is destroyed. A picture he released to the site shows it... more »
  • Thieves test faith when they steal safe from area church

    July 22, 2013 11:29 PM

    ROBERT- Thousands of dollars in donations were stolen from a church Monday morning. The thieves hit Crossgate Church and took the entire safe, which weighs close to 100 pounds Louis Husser, the pastor, said. "They knew exactly where it was," he said. Inside the safe was money... more »
  • Cecil Collins released from jail

    July 12, 2013 11:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU and pro football player Cecil Collins left jail Friday afternoon after posting bail. He was being held on a $25,000 bond in connection with a 15-year-old burglary. Thursday, a judge granted the leave rather than keeping him in jail on a probation violation. Collins... more »
  • 2 men booked with 67 burglary counts

    July 12, 2013 9:46 AM

    AMITE - Deputies say two Tangipahoa Parish men were arrested on 67 counts each of burglary and four counts of possession of stolen firearms following a string of thefts at the Robert Mini Storage Lot. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Dawn Panepinto says more than 60 units at the storage facility were... more »
  • Judge grants bond for Cecil Collins in probation case Play Video

    July 11, 2013 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge chose to grant a $25,000 bond for former LSU and pro football player Cecil Collins today in connection with a 15-year-old burglary, rather than sending him back to jail for a probation violation. Collins was out on probation for the 1998 crime when he... more »
  • Four arrested in connection with church burglary

    June 10, 2013 2:52 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested four men they said stole a safe from the the Walker Baptist Church last month. Walker Police arrested Matthew LeRoy, 19, Justin Kent Slinker, 18, Christopher Allen Parker, 19, all of Walker on June 6. They also arrested Tarence Fisher, 20, of Walker on June... more »
  • APSO: Witnesses trapped teen breaking into cars

    May 29, 2013 4:23 PM

    GONZALES - Gonzales residents surrounded and trapped a 16-year-old boy after they said he tried to break into several cars in the area, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's office. Deputies recieved a call Monday night after Gonzales residents saw a man trying to burglarize a number of vehicles... more »
  • Sheriff's deputies looking for vehicle burglar

    May 29, 2013 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released a picture of a man seen breaking into a vehicle in East Baton Rouge Parish earlier this month. Investigators said the vehicle was parked at the Lowe's at 10303 S. Mall Drive on May 21 when its owner came out and saw someone... more »
  • Thieves steal safe from church Play Video

    May 24, 2013 6:14 PM

    WALKER- Police are looking for leads after a church was burglarized and a 300-pound safe stolen overnight. Police were called when workers at Walker Baptist Church on Florida Boulevard noticed the crime when they got to work earlier in the day. "It appears that the offenders entered the... more »
  • Thieves hit church, steal 300lb. safe and cash

    May 23, 2013 7:22 PM

    WALKER- Police are looking for leads after a church was burglarized and a 300 lb. safe was stolen overnight. "It appears that the offenders entered the Church building through an unsecured window," said Walker Police Capt. John Sharp, who sent a news release about the crime to media Thursday... more »
  • TPSO: Two arrested after burglary

    April 30, 2013 12:53 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies arrested two people after a burglary in Tangipahoa Parish Monday. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said deputies arrested Nicole Pierce, 35, and Dewayne White, 48, of Hammond in connection with the thefts. Edwards said a deputy was called out to a home on Highway 190 West... more »
  • Man arrested, accused of camp burglaries

    April 29, 2013 11:38 AM

    HOUMA - Detectives in Terrebonne Parish arrested a man in connection with thefts from a pair of camps along Highway 56 in Chauvin. Deputies accused Jimmy John Scott, 27, of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, and said he had outstanding arrest warrants for contempt of court. The... more »
  • U.S. Marshals join hunt for Lafayette fugitive

    April 5, 2013 12:57 PM

    LAFAYETTE - U.S. Marshals are joining the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office in the hunt for a man who walked away from his vehicular homicide trial last week. Wade Lohse, 43, is charged with vehicular homicide, felon in possession of a firearm and burglary. His trial was underway March... more »
  • Burglary suspect sought in Gonzales

    March 18, 2013 1:15 PM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales released the name of a man wanted for stealing from vehicles parked a city store. Sgt. Steven Nethken said officers had a warrant for Sammy Saed Salman, 22, on suspicion of theft, simple burglary of vehicles, and possession of stolen things. Nethken said... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at sheriff's deputy

    February 7, 2013 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish man is in jail, accused of trying to kill an East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy. Stephen Gordon, 23, was reported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office last night when he was seen on Chippendale Drive, off of Tiger Bend Road, holding... more »
  • Sheriff's deputies nab burglars Play Video

    February 1, 2013 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's detectives arrested three people in separate burglary cases around the parish. Detectives arrested Antoine Johnson, 46, Derrick Bailey, 33, and Clifton Smith, 28, charging each with burglary. Investigators say Johnson burglarized Grady Crawford Construction stealing tools, Smith broke into cars, and Bailey was caught in... 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 »
  • Man booked for raping elderly woman

    January 8, 2013 9:58 AM

    MARRERO - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say an 83-year-old woman was raped in her Marrero home after she interrupted a burglary. Deputies arrested a suspect, 51-year-old Kenneth Adams, and booked him with aggravated rape, aggravated burglary, simple robbery, resisting an officer, battery on a police officer, possession of drug... more »
  • Livingston Parish Sheriff's car burglarized

    January 4, 2013 1:15 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A burglar broke into a Livingston Parish Sheriff's car, stealing weapons and other items. The sheriff's office says it happened in the early hours of January 2, 2013. Investigators say detectives are still conducting an inventory of the stolen items. Anyone with information on this... more »
  • Pa. pastor's niece, boyfriend jailed in burglary

    January 2, 2013 12:48 PM

    PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh-area pastor's niece and her boyfriend have been jailed on charges they burglarized the clergyman's home while he conducted a Christmas Eve service. Ross Township police charged 28-year-old Jessica Hirth and her boyfriend, 26-year-old Jeremiah Kelly, both of the township, with burglary, receiving stolen property and criminal... more »
  • Ascension Parish burglary suspect surrenders

    January 2, 2013 10:44 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A Prairieville man sought in connection with the theft of $30,000 in jewelry and guns from an Ascension Parish home has been arrested and returned to the parish from Georgia. According to the sheriff's office, 32-year-old Shane Medine surrendered to authorities in Gwinnett County, Ga., and arrived at... more »
  • Convictions upheld in restaurant owner's death

    December 31, 2012 8:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A state appeals court has upheld a man's convictions for his role in a burglary that led to the beating death of the owner of popular New Orleans restaurant. Thursday's ruling by a panel from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeal affirms Bryant Boudoin's convictions on... more »
  • Albany man booked in burglaries

    December 20, 2012 10:04 AM

    ALBANY- Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard says an Albany man pulled over on a traffic stop was arrested on eight counts of burglary. Officers arrested Ian Martin last week after finding suspicious objects in his vehicle. Among the objects, says Ard, was one believed taken in a burglary just... more »
  • Teen, mother and sister arrested for thefts

    December 6, 2012 3:53 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested a mother and her two teenage children in connection with a series of burglaries which happened recently around Baker, then said they had to re-arrest one of the kids after they posted threatening messages on the internet. Police Chief Mike Knaps said on Monday detectives... more »
  • Police: Pa. dad left daughter, 1, to go rob homes

    October 12, 2012 1:00 PM

    BROOKHAVEN, Pa. - Police say a man left his 1-year-old daughter home alone while he tried to break into neighbors' houses in a Philadelphia suburb. Authorities say it happened Wednesday morning in Brookhaven. They say 20-year-old Arthur Langley was arrested after a resident called 911 to report a suspicious person.... more »
  • APSO: Arrests made in burglary case

    October 5, 2012 4:34 PM

    ASSUMPTION - Assumption Parish Sheriff's Detectives arrested two people accused of breaking into a residence in Pierre Part. Detectives say Jarvis Alleman, 17, and Trevis Ray, 17, broke into a house in the Landry Subdivision on Sept. 29 and took "a game console, some collectible gold coins and several... more »
  • EBRSO searching for Target burglars

    October 5, 2012 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for two black males in connection with a burglary at the Target on Millerville Road the morning of September 24. The suspects, who appeared to be familiar with the store, entered the store at 1:24 a.m. after throwing a... more »
  • Deputies capture teen burglars in Livingston Parish Play Video

    October 2, 2012 3:24 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Three teenagers are in custody following a series of burglaries in the Denham Springs area overnight. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says it received several reports about the suspects entering people's homes between midnight and 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The suspects fled the scene after deputies... 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 »
  • Teen accused in stabbing death of girlfriend's dad

    August 16, 2012 12:37 PM

    LAS VEGAS - A 19-year-old accused of stabbing his girlfriend's father to death in a Las Vegas home claims the girl asked him several times to kill her dad because he was abusive. Jose Martinez is charged with murder, conspiracy and burglary in the death of 45-year-old Jaime Meza Guzman,... more »
  • LSPO Burglary Division recovers stolen property from 3 states

    August 13, 2012 3:10 PM

    Denham Springs- Three people accused of stealing numerous items in three states, are now behind bars in Livingston Parish. Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Burglary Division were led to 23140 Highway 16 in Denham Springs, where they recovered the items, including tires, rims, tools, farm equipment and a... more »
  • BRPD seeks burglary suspects

    August 2, 2012 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD is seeking two suspects involved in an armed burglary that occurred around 11 a.m. on Worthington Lake Ave. BRPD Cpl. L'Jean McNeely said two black males attempted to break into a home while the homeowner was still there. The unidentified homeowner then locked herself in... more »
  • Deputies search for burglary suspect

    August 1, 2012 6:01 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - Sheriff Mike Waguespack released the name of an Ascension Parish man suspected of burglary and fleeing from authorities when they came to arrest him. The sheriff said Emanuel Britton, 33, of Labadieville was wanted for aggravated burglary and resisting arrest for an incident early this morning. ... more »
  • Police: Pa. man stole kitchen utensils, small dog

    August 1, 2012 12:27 PM

    CORAOPOLIS, Pa. - A Pittsburgh man allegedly broke into a woman's apartment while drunk and stole a potato peeler, a kitchen knife and a small dog. Online court records don't list an attorney for 24-year-old Garrett Stauber, who was arrested shortly after the burglary was reported about 3 a.m. in... more »
  • EBRPSO: Home surveillance snags shot of thief

    July 23, 2012 1:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies are looking for the person responsible for a string of vehicle burglaries in the Greenwell Springs Road area. Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said a home surveillance camera got a good look at the suspected thief in action. He's carrying... more »
  • Accused killer jailed after breaking bond Play Video

    July 20, 2012 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of killing Josh Weathersby, 19, in Baker last summer, is back in jail after break his bond agreement. Derrick Lucas was arrested for burglary on Tuesday and shortly after a judge decided he should stay in jail until his murder trial. Lucas had another run-in... 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 »
  • Juvenile arrested for car burglary in Assumption Parish

    July 18, 2012 3:18 PM

    Belle Rose-A 13 year-old juvenile accused of burglarizing a car in Assumption Parish, has been arrested. Detectives say the teen stole two pistols and other items from a car in Belle Rose. He was booked into the St. James Youth Detention Center on one count of simple burglary.... more »
  • APSO connects teens to school burglaries

    July 11, 2012 5:47 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies arrested three teens today in connection with vandalism and thefts from Ascension Parish schools over the last couple of weeks. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said deputies responded to a burglar alarm at Dutchtown High School around 3:15 a.m. and saw the teens on the campus.... more »
  • Police: Potato chip trail led to Pa. suspect

    July 6, 2012 12:21 PM

    WASHINGTON, Pa. - Police say they followed a trail of potato chips to catch a southwestern Pennsylvania burglary suspect. Washington police say 21-year-old Benjamin Sickles was arrested early Thursday after he allegedly broke into a Subway restaurant and stole several bags of snacks. Investigators say Sickles broke a glass door... more »
  • Two arrested for stealing copper from FEMA trailers

    June 11, 2012 11:50 AM

    HOLDEN - Livingston Parish Deputies arrested two men last week for stealing power cords from FEMA trailers near Holden to get the copper inside. Deputies arrested Colt Anthony Pittman, 27, of Springfield and James A. Hood, 23, of Holden on burglary and theft charges. Investigators said the men... more »
  • California man reunited with iguana after burglary

    June 1, 2012 10:49 AM

    BELLFLOWER, Calif. - They didn't have to call Ace Ventura, or any other pet detective. A group of Los Angeles County deputies solved a case of lizard larceny on their own. The Sheriff's Department said in a statement Thursday night that deputies have reunited a man and his iguana, whose... more »
  • Homework leads to burglary arrest

    May 14, 2012 7:20 PM

    Police in Utah say they got their man for a home burglary because the 18-year-old left his homework at the scene of the crime. They tracked a USB drive found at the house to Dallas Naljahih and say it contained his homework and was in a backpack abandoned in the... more »
  • Burglars busted by "armed" granny

    May 1, 2012 4:42 PM

    MARION - An elderly Ohio woman says a hidden medical alert device saved her from a violent home break-in. Police say two teens broke into 93-year-old Ruby Snyder's Marion home early this morning. They reportedly tied her up and threatened to kill her. Snyder had a medical... more »

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