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  • Rash of Blind River camp burglaries investigated, one arrested Play Video

    June 1, 2018 6:39 PM

    MAUREPAS – A dart board and its darts, propane tanks and even weapons are among the items camp owners along the Blind River near Lake Maurepas have had stolen from their oases in the bayou over the last few months. Frustrated camp dwellers spoke with WBRZ after another incident... more »
  • Landlord abandoned by tenant, burglarized

    April 27, 2018 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A landlord says her tenant decided to stop paying bills and abandoned the property late last year. Then, this week someone broke in and took everything. "They took everything, they took everything they wanted," said Linda Grace. The story has changed slightly since 2 On... more »
  • Burglaries and violent crimes likely connected in Baton Rouge

    April 25, 2018 12:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Data specific to the Capital Region does not exist, but East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore believes guns used in many of the area's violent crimes are often stolen from law-abiding citizens. "We haven't tracked it specifically in Baton Rouge, but nationwide data shows they do... more »
  • Housekeeper finds masked group inside upscale Baton Rouge home Tuesday morning Play Video

    December 19, 2017 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police spent Tuesday morning searching for three people seen inside a Hundred Oaks home wearing masks. Authorities said a housekeeper arrived at the home in the 2900 block of Reymond Drive Tuesday to find the group inside. One of the three appeared to be armed, police... more »
  • Gas station employee attacked during early morning robbery

    December 18, 2017 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A gas station employee was taken to the hospital after being attacked during an early-morning robbery Monday. Authorities told WBRZ, the attacker was able to get away with money from the register. Police are expected to release more information – and possibly images of the suspect... more »
  • Man arrested Saturday in domestic-related homicide, later linked to string of burglaries

    December 2, 2017 10:33 PM

    MANDEVILLE- A man arrested Saturday has been accused of a domestic-related homicide. Authorities say he's also responsible for four business burglaries that occurred early Saturday morning. 39-year-old George Dargis of Mandeville was booked with second-degree murder and simple burglary, officials say. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Police searching for suspect who burglarized local business

    November 29, 2017 10:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives from the Baton Rouge Police Department are searching for an individual they say burglarized a local business. The incident took place Oct. 15 at Tillage Construction located at 2635 Choctaw Drive around 5:30 p.m. Investigators believe the suspect forced his way into the business and... more »
  • WATCH: Burglar attempting to crawl through window in bathrobe gets himself stuck Play Video

    November 27, 2017 9:28 PM

    NEW YORK- Police are asking for help identifying a burglary suspect who was caught on camera attempting to crawl through a kitchen window in a bathrobe. The Town of Ramapo Police Department in Suffern, New York posted the footage to their Facebook page Monday. The video shows the... more »
  • 'Butt naked bandit' caught Play Video

    October 13, 2017 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- You can file this one under the world's dumbest criminal. This week, investigators say Shane Fleming broke into a home that was under construction and took a camera that was inside the house. The camera had cellular capabilities and led detectives right to him. That camera was placed... more »
  • Pointe Coupee authorities looking for church, school burglary suspects Play Video

    September 2, 2017 7:12 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - The Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office is looking for those responsible for a series of burglaries over the past few weeks. Lieutenant Craig Dabadie says multiple churches and one school have been hit by the thieves. Items such as televisions and other electronics were taken from... more »
  • Arrest made in Assumption burglary case

    August 16, 2017 11:30 AM

    BAYOU L’OURSE – An arrest has been made in the case of a burglary that took place at in May. Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reported the arrest of Ryan Vaughn, 33, in connection with a residential burglary on May 19 in Bayou L’Ourse. On the day of... more »
  • WANTED: Thieves steal equipment from flood-damaged home in Livingston Parish

    August 8, 2017 10:09 PM

    HOLDEN - Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are seeking two suspects who were captured on surveillance video as they stole property from a flood-damaged home. Deputies were called to the home off of Highway 441 in Holden on August 3. The sheriff's office says two thieves stole... more »
  • Captial Heights residents want heavier police presence Play Video

    August 3, 2017 11:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a string of robberies in the Capital Heights area, residents say they want more nighttime patrols. At a meeting on Thursday, those concerned looked for a solution. It was during that meeting that residents discovered why less officers are on patrol in the Mid-City neighborhood.... more »
  • Gangbanger connected to murder, numerous vehicles burglaries Play Video

    July 28, 2017 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE – In a sweeping takedown of a burglary circuit, sheriff's deputies also arrested another person tied to the murder of an innocent bystander known in the community as a gospel singer. Andre Wright, 25, was killed at the beginning of July when he tried to stop a... more »
  • APSO: Man wanted for theft, burglary charges

    July 25, 2017 11:46 AM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for burglary and theft charges. The man deputies are searching for is 47-year-old Roderick Thomas, who is wanted for two counts of simple burglary, theft and two counts of simple criminal damage to property.... more »
  • Surveillance video captures car theft at Millerville Road gas station Play Video

    July 25, 2017 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking two suspects who drove off in a stolen vehicle early Monday morning. According to the sheriff's office, the two suspects stole the vehicle from the Circle K in the 2000 block of Millerville Road around 4 a.m. Monday.... more »
  • Police searching for suspect in Thursday armed robbery

    July 21, 2017 9:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officers are looking for a suspect in a home invasion on North Donmoor Avenue Thursday. According to an arrest record filed by the Baton Rouge Police Department, Shykeem Tyshawn McNeal is wanted on charges of aggravated battery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and... more »
  • Three juveniles arrested for vehicle burglaries in Baton Rouge

    June 30, 2017 8:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three juveniles have been arrested in connection to a series of burglaries in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to shreiff's deputies. EBRSO officials say the three juveniles were booked for their part in a series of car burglaries in the Jefferson and Tiger Bend areas, stealing numerous... more »
  • WATCH: Suspect wearing vibrant colors wanted for pharmacy heist Play Video

    June 19, 2017 11:28 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Authorities have identified a vibrantly-clad burglar who deputies said smashed his way into an Ascension Parish pharmacy early Sunday. Detectives are looking for Aaron Beyl, 36, for the smash and grab heist at Galvez Pharmacy. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office released video it said was of Beyl... more »
  • APSO: Two sought for vehicle burglary in Prairieville neighborhood Play Video

    June 15, 2017 4:52 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two men who burglarized a vehicle in May in a Prairieville neighborhood. The burglary occurred on May 9 on Yorktown Avenue. Video surveillance showed two men pulling on car door handles in the... more »
  • WANTED: Burglary circuit making its way across Hwy. 22 Play Video

    June 12, 2017 12:37 PM

    PONCHATOULA – Sheriff's deputies here are investigating a rash of at least 55 burglaries along a wide stretch of Highway 22. Burglars have hit areas on either side of I-55 since last week. Monday, sheriff's deputies released surveillance video they hope will help find the suspects. On the... more »
  • Series of vehicle burglaries has Central neighborhood on alert Play Video

    June 4, 2017 11:14 PM

    CENTRAL - Police in Central are investigating a string of car break-ins, all happening in one neighborhood. Residents of the Morgan Springs subdivision have never seen problems like this. Now, they're on high alert, doing what they can to stop the thieves in their tracks. “I came outside... more »
  • Teen accused of setting fire to items in Central High concession stand Play Video

    May 23, 2017 8:16 AM

    CENTRAL - Deputies say a teen faces a slew of charges after he allegedly broke into the Central High School baseball concession stand and set fire to some items last month. Cole Allen, 18, was charged with burglary, simple arson, simple criminal damage to property, four counts of simple... more »
  • Police: Southdowns burglary suspect charged in Webb Park break-ins

    May 16, 2017 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man booked into jail after a citizen’s arrest in the Southdowns area earlier this week will face additional burglary charges Tuesday, police say. David Laramie was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on criminal trespass charges after two men pursued him after they... more »
  • Burglaries increase near Webb Park Play Video

    May 9, 2017 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A small neighborhood just off College Drive has seen a recent rash of burglaries according to residents. Jim Gillen rents a house near Webb Park where someone ripped apart a window and made off with a small fortune last week. "They stole two Rolex watches, a... more »
  • Speakers stolen from Tiger Band Hall observational tower

    May 1, 2017 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police are investigating after speakers were reportedly stolen from the Tiger Band Hall on Aster Street. According to the LSU crime log, speakers were taken from outside the band’s observation tower. Additional details about the burglary are limited at this time. The Tiger Band... more »
  • LSU Police investigating burglary at Tiger Stadium

    April 14, 2017 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are investigating reports of a burglary inside LSU's Tiger Stadium early Friday morning. University officials say received reports of people inside the stadium sometime around midnight. LSU's Division of Strategic Communications has not released any other details about the crime. It is unclear whether anything... more »
  • Unmarked BRPD vehicle burglarized overnight

    April 13, 2017 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities say an unmarked police vehicle was burglarized overnight in Baton Rouge. According to Baton Rouge Police, the crime happened in the 3300 block of Joanne Drive. Police say no weapons were stolen and only miscellaneous items were taken. The officer was off-duty at the... more »
  • Two arrested for pretending to be police to rob home

    April 7, 2017 10:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say two men robbed a home, forcing their way in by pretending to be police officers. Louisiana State Police officers arrested 32-year-old Chad Phillips and 21-year-old Davante Brooks. According to officers, the pair went to a home and knocked on the door, showing a... more »
  • Championship rings recovered after burglary arrest

    April 6, 2017 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies have made an arrest in an investigation into multiple residential burglaries across Baton Rouge earlier this year. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the crimes happened between January and April 2017 in the Jefferson Highway, Bluebonnet Blvd, and Perkins Rd area . During... more »
  • Man arrested for drugs, burglary and resisting arrest in Ascension

    March 27, 2017 12:35 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Police say a man faces drug and burglary charges after he was seen roaming around abandoned homes in Prairieville last week. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to Barbara Road on Mar. 24 in reference to a suspicious man roaming around abandoned homes. At the scene, deputies... more »
  • Deputies investigating Loranger dollar store burglary

    March 3, 2017 3:12 PM

    LORANGER – Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are seeking the public’s help in a Loranger burglary investigation. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, the Dollar General store in Loranger was broken in to on Feb. 6 around 4 a.m. Edwards said two black men parked their vehicle in the front parking... more »
  • Deputies looking for Tangipahoa burglary suspect

    March 3, 2017 3:05 PM

    AMITE – Deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are seeking the public’s help to find a wanted burglary suspect. According to Sheriff Daniel Edwards, Terrence Toney failed to show up for a court date scheduled for Dec. 8 2016. Toney was facing one count of simple burglary and is now wanted... more »
  • Man wanted for vehicle burglary on Lanier Drive Play Video

    February 27, 2017 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are searching for a man who broke into a vehicle at a home in the 5800 block of Lanier Drive. The incident occurred on Feb. 24 when responding deputies found forced entry into the vehicle with its contents scattered about inside.... more »
  • EBRSO searching for man who broke into flood damaged Baker home

    February 22, 2017 8:16 AM

    BAKER – Detectives are searching for the man they say is responsible for burglarizing a flood damaged home in Baker Tuesday. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office shared photos of the suspect on their Facebook page Tuesday. According to EBRSO, a black man wearing a hooded jacket and sweatpants... more »
  • Idaho police: Joey the indoor pet squirrel stops burglary

    February 16, 2017 2:35 PM

    MERIDIAN - Police in southwest Idaho say an indoor pet, a squirrel named Joey, has thwarted a burglary attempt. The Meridian Police Department says a juvenile entered a home last week and told police after later being arrested that a squirrel attacked him when he tried to break into a... more »
  • Police: Ankle monitor helps tie suspect to house burglary

    February 6, 2017 8:29 PM

    SLIDELL - Louisiana police say a bail bond company's ankle monitor helped make a burglary case against a New Orleans man. Police in Slidell say the GPS device showed that 56-year-old John Davis spent 16 minutes in and around a house where jewelry, electronics and firearms had been stolen. A... more »
  • Juvenile, man arrested in Assumption firearm burglary

    January 25, 2017 4:43 PM

    PIERRE PART - Assumption Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested two people, including a juvenile, in connection to a Belle River burglary. Deputies say Allen Landry and a juvenile were booked in connection to the residential burglary. They are actively searching for a third suspect, 20-year-old Kelton Smith of Morgan... more »
  • Third break-in reported at Tiger Stadium in past three weeks

    January 23, 2017 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A third burglary at Tiger Stadium has occurred in the past three weeks, according to the LSU Police crime log. The most recent incident occurred on Sunday between noon and 2:30 p.m. Sunday's reported burglary is the third this month, following a burglary on Jan.... more »
  • Man accused of breaking into shed, pawning stolen items

    January 18, 2017 4:42 PM

    LABADIEVILLE – Deputies in Assumption Parish say a Labadieville man is accused of breaking into a relative's shed then later trying to pawn the stolen belongings. Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon said 54-year-old Lenny Richard was charged with simple burglary. Falcon said deputies responded to a complaint on... more »
  • Denham Springs police searching for vehicle, suspects connected to burglary and theft

    January 16, 2017 1:30 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs Police Department is requesting the public's help in identifying a vehicle and its occupants believed to be connected to a burglary and theft. The vehicle, a dark-colored late model Cadillac Escalade EXT, was occupied by two unknown black men. According to police, the... more »
  • Felon with active burglary warrant arrested

    December 29, 2016 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A convicted felon with an active arrest warrant for burglary and an extensive criminal background was arrested Wednesday. The Baton Rouge Police charged 33-year-old Dwayne Cossett with illegal carry of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm and resisting an... more »
  • Deputies looking for Central car burglars

    December 27, 2016 1:51 PM

    CENTRAL - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies need help identifying a pair of car burglars caught on camera breaking into two vehicles. Early Thursday around 3:00 a.m., surveillance video captured the two outside of a home on Shoe Creek Drive breaking into a 2015 Ford F150 and a... more »
  • Two men wanted for vehicle burglary, posed as Walmart employees

    November 14, 2016 6:02 PM

    HAMMOND – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two men accused of a vehicle burglary after attempting to pose as Walmart employees in separate incidents. The burglary took place on Oct. 28 at a home on Nicole Drive in Hammond. Around 12:30 a.m.,... more »
  • Fourth suspect arrested in Ascension Parish burglary spree

    October 24, 2016 6:28 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested an 18-year-old wanted in connection to three previous burglary arrests. Last week, 31-year-old Eric Troquille, his brother 18-year-old Devin Troquille and 20-year-old Joshua Livingston were arrested in connection to 31 burglaries in Ascension Parish. Deputies said Austin Gilbert is also involved... more »
  • Three in jail following Ascension Parish crime spree Play Video

    October 20, 2016 12:00 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The last suspect wanted in connection with a rash of burglaries in Ascension Parish was arrested, the sheriff's office told WBRZ Thursday. Three suspects now face charges related to various mischievous crimes that have been more annoying than heinous. Most recently, deputies scoured the Dutchtown area near... more »
  • APSO still searching for 'armed and dangerous' burglary suspect, brother arrested

    October 18, 2016 3:35 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for multiple burglaries in the area. The suspect has been identified as Eric Troquille. Deputies began searching for Troquille near the Dutchtown Lane and Highway 74 area Tuesday afternoon where he and another suspect, 18-year-old Devin Troquille,... more »
  • Ex-boyfriend charged with first degree rape, aggravated burglary

    October 8, 2016 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested on first degree rape and aggravated burglary counts after he forced his way into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and sexually assaulted her. Officials reported on Aug. 4, around 8 a.m., the victim was at her apartment on Monet Drive with a male friend... more »
  • Dog trained in sign language missing after break-in

    September 1, 2016 11:16 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police say a service dog trained to respond to sign language is missing after a house burglary Monday, and investigators are looking for the dog and for clues. The Times reports that the Rottweiler named Major has been missing since sometime between 7 a.m. Sunday and 1... more »
  • EBRSO: man broke into girlfriend's home, attacked her over phone

    August 26, 2016 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man was charged with burglary and assault charges after they say he broke into his girlfriend’s home and assaulted her. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived at the scene and discovered a female victim multiple injuries. Deputies... more »
  • Suspects wanted for burglary of mobile phone store on North Street

    August 1, 2016 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify two men who are responsible for the burglary of mobile phone store on North Street. The burglary occurred at the Easy Link Wireless store on July 26 around 4 a.m. in the 3000 block of North Street. The... more »
  • Man charged with attempted murder of BRPD officer

    July 31, 2016 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man was charged with attempted murder of a police officer after police say he pointed a gun at officers while trying to flee a crime scene. The incident happened on the 10000 block of Avenue L Street around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say... more »
  • Accused home invader faces kidnapping, robbery charges

    July 28, 2016 2:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man after he was accused of invading a woman’s home and zip tying her to a chair before robbing her. 19-year-old Bryant Edwards was booked on charges of simple robbery, simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling and aggravated kidnapping after... more »
  • Revolver, knives stolen during burglary of Livingston furniture store

    June 30, 2016 10:41 AM

    LIVINGSTON - Detectives are investigating a burglary that happened at a Livingston furniture store last weekend. Officers suspect the burglary happened sometime between 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday at the V. Watts Furniture Store located in the 13000 block of Florida Boulevard. An unknown subject (or... more »
  • LSU student gets his stolen instruments back Play Video

    June 4, 2016 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Four stolen musical instruments are back in the hands of their owner tonight, thanks to Baton Rouge Police detectives. Last month, we told you the story of an LSU student musician who had multiple musical instruments stolen. Friday, he got them back. Police found Thomas... more »
  • Manhunt underway in Livingston after possible burglary

    May 25, 2016 3:15 PM

    ALBANY - Witnesses told WBRZ reporter Brett Buffington, neighbors tired of burglars preying on their community took the law into their own hands around 1 p.m. Wednesday. As a group of guys were attempting to break into a trailer in a neighborhood at the corner of Strawberry Lane and... more »
  • Police catch man stealing from cars at auto shop

    May 9, 2016 5:25 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Police arrested a man after they say they caught him burglarizing vehicles at a car shop in Ponchatoula. A passerby called police after they saw the man burglarizing the cars, our news partner Action News 17 reports . When officers arrived, they found Bradley Sharp, 22, still... more »
  • Additional reward for Tickfaw Guns burglary and theft info.

    April 19, 2016 11:39 AM

    TICKFAW - A federal agency has announced a $5,000 reward for information about a burglary and theft of a gun store in Tickfaw. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) New Orleans Division and the National Sports Shooting Foundation (NSSF) is offering the reward for information leading to... more »
  • Police searching for car burglary suspect

    April 13, 2016 1:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man who they say is responsible for stealing from a vehicle on Tremont Drive in March. According to Baton Rouge Police, the vehicle burglary happened on the 2300 block of Tremont Drive on March 28 around 1 p.m. Police say... more »
  • 2 suspects wanted for pharmacy burglary in Ascension

    April 12, 2016 10:34 AM

    ASCENSION- The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on two suspects responsible for the burglary of Ralph’s Pharmacy on Highway 44 and Germany Road in Gonzales early Monday morning. The incident occurred around 4 a.m. when the suspects forced entry into the pharmacy and stole a number of prescription... more »
  • Naked Break-in: Bare burglar sneaks into home to do laundry

    April 9, 2016 3:28 PM

    WOODSTOCK, Ga. - Authorities say a naked man was arrested after breaking into a north Georgia home through a pet door. Cherokee County Deputy Joshua Watkins tells local news media that 28-year-old Jarred Lemming on Wednesday entered the home nude to shower, wash his laundry and to use the owner's... more »
  • Rescuer talks about finding burglary victim beaten, bound Wednesday Play Video

    April 6, 2016 7:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mike Womack heard screams for help Wednesday and stumbled into a busy crime scene. "He was calling for 911, (for) someone to help him, call 911 or something," Womack told WBRZ reporter Natalia Verdina about how he found the victim of a home burglary who was... more »
  • Accused burglar arrested following manhunt in Jones Creek area

    April 4, 2016 12:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An unusual number of law enforcement took to the streets Monday morning in the Jones Creek area, looking for a suspect that was running through backyards of homes. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office had deputies stationed at entrances and streets of Woodlawn Estates. Deputies... more »
  • Home burglary reports spike in Southdowns neighborhood Play Video

    March 30, 2016 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Residents in Southdowns off Perkins Road says their part of town is usually quiet, but there's been a spike in home burglaries since the end of last year. Some of the crimes have similarities. Amy Fine was at work when someone broke into her home in... more »
  • Mom arrested after stealing safe while child was missing

    March 18, 2016 3:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police arrested a 33-year-old woman after they say she stole a safe from her father, and deserted her 3-year-old son. Police say the the incident occurred on Thursday around 10:30 p.m. when Lauren Futrell unlawfully entered her father’s home located in the 5800 block of... more »
  • APSO: Tip from public and DNA evidence leads to Gonzales burglary arrest

    March 8, 2016 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tip received from the public and DNA results assembled by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab helped detectives make an arrest in connection with a burglary in Gonzales that happened last fall. 23-year-old David Holcombe Jr. was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on charges... more »
  • BRPD investigating West Johnson Street burglary

    February 15, 2016 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking to identify a suspect wanted in connection with a burglary that happened at a house in the 600 block of West Johnson Street late last month. Baton Rouge Police say the suspect forced his way into the residence on Jan. 27 and obtained... more »
  • St. Helena high school sees second break-in over weekend

    February 8, 2016 2:33 PM

    GREENSBURG - Police are investigating a break-in that happened over the weekend at St. Helena College and Career Academy. It's the second time the new school has been broken into in just two months. Investigators say minor damage to the school’s office doors and door frames in the front... more »
  • Burglary victim recovering after broken jaw Play Video

    February 5, 2016 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The 18-year-old victim of a home invasion is recovering after having jaw surgery Thursday. Renee Ahmed was beaten so badly, she had to have the surgery and cannot talk. She will now drink juice from a syringe and tube for the next six weeks. Renee uses a... more »
  • Suspect wanted in Prairieville pharmacy burglary

    January 20, 2016 10:58 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public’s help Wednesday morning in identifying a man behind the burglary of a Highway 42 pharmacy in Prairieville. Investigators said the Galvez Pharmacy was broken into on Saturday, Jan. 16, and a male suspect stole an undisclosed amount of... more »
  • Two face charges after rural Livingston Parish crime spree

    January 19, 2016 4:43 PM

    ALBANY – Two men were booked into jail Tuesday night after a manhunt, police chase and car crash earlier in the day. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Demarco Carter and Quenton Livers burglarized a home on Jacob Street. A witness described the pair and their vehicle to a... more »
  • 2 Baton Rouge men indicted on federal firearms charges

    January 15, 2016 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal prosecutors say two men arrested last summer in the theft of dozens of guns from two Baton Rouge gun stores and the attempted burglary of a third store now face federal firearms charges. U.S. Attorney Walt Green said in a new release Thursday 20-year-old Charles... more »
  • Deputies: 50 self-storage units burglarized in Pointe Coupee Parish

    January 6, 2016 5:50 PM

    LAKELAND - Sheriff’s deputies in Pointe Coupee Parish asked for the public’s help Wednesday evening in gathering information about suspects after they learned 50 self-storage units at the same facility were recently burglarized. Detectives said they responded to Eagle Rental Storage on Hwy 1, located about two miles north... more »
  • EBRSO: woman fled from deputies after stealing from Walmart

    January 2, 2016 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Investigators say a woman stole items from a Baton Rouge Walmart and led deputies in a short pursuit ending in a crash Friday. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office charged 29-year-old Laceria Poche with resisting an officer, illegal possession of stolen goods and theft of goods... more »
  • Police in California say naked burglar took purse

    December 26, 2015 6:12 PM

    AUBURN - Police in California are trying to determine why a man was naked in frigid temperatures when he entered a home and stole a purse. Auburn police say the homeowner's boyfriend then chased 28-year-old Adam Pettibone on Friday night before Pettibone got into an SUV and drove off. Sgt.... more »

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