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  • 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 »
  • Accused car wash bandit booked in EBR

    December 15, 2015 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies booked a man Tuesday accused of multiple thefts and break-ins at car wash businesses in two parishes. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies said 53-year-old Hubert P. Bourgeois faces charges of armed robbery and burglary in their parish, after he was arrested on similar charges... more »
  • Deputies investigating a string of burglaries in Prairieville

    December 4, 2015 10:18 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a group of burglaries that happened in the same area within two hours Monday. The Sheriff’s Office responded to four burglar alarms between noon and 1:30 pm and found that thieves had kicked in or forced open back doors and stolen electronics and... more »
  • BRPD investigating 25 vehicle break-ins

    November 10, 2015 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said more than two dozen vehicles at an apartment complex were busted into overnight by thieves in Baton Rouge. Officers said the burglary spree happened at the Palisades Apartments, and around 25 vehicles were affected. Investigators said they were called out to look into... more »
  • Deputies arrest man accused of burglarizing multiple carwashes Play Video

    November 9, 2015 12:35 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a man believed be behind the burglary of several area carwashes over the weekend. 53-year-old Hubert Bourgeois was taken into custody Sunday night after deputies responded to reports of burglary at Galvez Carwash in Ascension Parish. Deputies were... more »
  • 6 Denham Springs businesses hit in burglary spree Play Video

    November 3, 2015 5:49 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - After a rash of business burglaries in Denham Springs the past few weeks, police are on the hunt for the thieves responsible. The burglars have broken into at least six businesses in the Antique District using rocks and bricks to break through glass doors and windows. They... more »
  • Suspicious death of dog prompts investigation by Slidell Police

    October 27, 2015 6:32 PM

    SLIDELL - An unusual investigation is underway in St. Tammany Parish after police uncovered a dead dog with a bag over its head inside of a Slidell home Monday night. Slidell Police say they responded to what seemed like a routine residential burglary, but the case took a strange... more »
  • EBRSO looking for man behind pair of apartment burglaries

    October 13, 2015 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking for man who burglarized two units at a Baton Rouge apartment complex on Tiger Bend Road late last month. Police said the pair of burglaries happened at the Banbury Apartments, located at 16161 Tiger Bend Rd., on Sept. 28 at around 12:30 p.m.... more »
  • Homeowner shot at by intruders Play Video

    September 25, 2015 7:36 PM

    ST. HELENA- A rash of burglaries are hitting an area north of Greensburg. On Thursday, one resident was shot at after discovering three intruders in her driveway. The resident did not want to be identified, but said she had her two-year-old son in the backseat of her vehicle when... more »
  • Pharmacy burglaries likely linked

    September 1, 2015 10:44 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies are looking for the person who was able to steal $20,000 from a pharmacy Friday morning. Details of the heist were released Monday evening and investigators are trying to determine if the same person is also responsible for an attempted burglary at another pharmacy in the... more »
  • Baker Police look to identify TV thief

    August 31, 2015 4:49 PM

    BAKER - Police asked for the public's help Monday in identifying a burglary suspect who stole a television from a Baker residence last Friday. Surveillance camera footage from the residence shows the man exit an older model 4-door Honda sedan with a sunroof and kick a door open. According... more »
  • B.R. man with long record of arrests behind bars after shooting

    August 25, 2015 1:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man with an extensive criminal record, including seven simple burglary arrests and drug possession, is behind bars after he shot a relative in the chest during an argument. 39-year-old Clayton Colborn, Jr. was taken into custody on Aug. 2 and booked on charges... more »
  • Two arrested following SWAT situation

    August 19, 2015 9:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were arrested and charged with an assortment of armed robbery and burglary charges following a SWAT situation in Baton Rouge Wednesday afternoon. Kellea Duncan and a man were arrested following a three hour standoff with East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies on Monet Dr., off... more »
  • The real "Hamburglar"

    August 18, 2015 9:12 PM

    CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA- A McDonald's employee recognized a man from surveillance video in a recent break-in and called police when he showed up in the drive-thru. Police dubbed the robber as the "Hamburglar". The burglary happened ten-days ago and the building security system was damaged, but nothing appeared to... 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 »
  • Burglary ring busted in Slidell

    July 30, 2015 2:16 PM

    SLIDELL - Police announced the arrests of two men Thursday who investigators said were involved in a burglary ring which hit as many as 100 check-cashing outlets and other businesses with ATMs in the past year. Slidell Police Chief Randy Smith said the group stole nearly half a million... more »
  • Burglars sought after three churches broken into Play Video

    July 27, 2015 5:07 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Sheriff's deputies said surveillance video gave them a look at two men who broke into a trio of churches and stole electronics and musical instruments this past weekend in West Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said St. Paul's Baptist Church, New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church and Greater... more »
  • 3 charged with gun store heist Play Video

    July 16, 2015 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they have arrested three men believed to be behind the burglary of more than 50 guns from a Baton Rouge firearms retailer. Court records show DNA evidence linked one of the suspects to the crime scenes. When he was questioned, authorities told us they... more »
  • Police investigate two gun store heists 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 »
  • Suspect surrenders in car wash robbery

    July 2, 2015 12:33 PM

    WALKER - Investigators said a man caught on camera destroying cash boxes at a Livingston Parish car wash to get at the coins inside surrendered Thursday. Deputies booked 27-year-old Henry M. Taylor IV of Baton Rouge into the Livingston Parish Jail on charges of simple burglary and five counts... more »
  • Residents concerned over vehicle break-ins Play Video

    June 17, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ten burglaries have been reported to have happened at the Palisades at Jaguar City apartment complex on Scenic Highway, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department. "They knew exactly where the clippers were, and they probably knew the person," said Brenda Shelton, who didn't want to... more »
  • Theft suspect using tiny getaway car busted

    June 10, 2015 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A serial burglary suspect was booked into jail overnight after a pursuit into Livingston Parish, the sheriff's office said. Donald Shirey, Jr., is charged with theft, entering after being forbidden, flight from an officer, damage to property and various drug and traffic offenses after running from... more »
  • EBRSO looking for Shenandoah vehicle burglars Play Video

    May 27, 2015 2:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of three men seen breaking into vehicles recently in the Shenandoah area and asked for the public's help identifying them. Detectives said the three men parked their cars in the 17100 block of Sharpsburg Avenue the morning of May 15 and walked... more »
  • Deputies investigate gift shop burglary

    May 19, 2015 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are looking for a man who burglarized a gift shop late last month. Investigators say the man broke into the Daisy Nail Salon on the night of Apr. 26, entering through the back of the store located in... more »
  • Investigators search for man behind car wash burglaries Play Video

    March 23, 2015 6:45 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A thief, now cashing in quarters in Ascension Parish, could be responsible for similar crimes in East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes, according to investigators. Deputies are looking into surveillance video that captured a suspect breaking into a self-serve car wash in Prairieville on Thursday by using... more »
  • Accused 'peeping tom' arrested during home burglary

    March 2, 2015 11:48 AM

    ZACHARY - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man Saturday after he broke into a home and then attacked deputies while attempting to escape the scene of the crime. Vontrail Walker, 29, of Zachary was charged with simple burglary, damage to property, simple escape and four... more »
  • Vanilla Ice charged with burglary

    February 19, 2015 3:06 AM

    LANTANA, FL - Vanilla Ice has been released from custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home. Police in Lantana say the recording artist and home-improvement-show host had been renovating a home next to the victim's. They said some of the... more »
  • Officer shoots naked suspect after gun struggle

    February 17, 2015 2:05 AM

    SAN DIEGO, CA - A San Diego police officer has shot and wounded a naked burglary suspect. Police Capt. Mike Hastings says the man attacked the officer Monday and they scuffled over the officer's gun before the shooting. Police were called to a home burglary, and the first officer to... more »
  • Baby's ashes stolen in burglary

    February 16, 2015 7:56 PM

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA- A woman is asking for her baby's ashes back after they were taken from a silver keepsake box in a burglary. Alyssa Ruiz says she kept the ashes of her son, Matthew Isaiah Hernandez, in a plastic bag in the silver box but the bag was taken... more »
  • 70-inch TV stolen from houseboat

    February 12, 2015 10:37 AM

    THERIOT - Sheriff's deputies in Terrebonne Parish asked for help solving a break-in on a houseboat in which several items were taken, including a 70-inch television. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said the burglary was reported Wednesday night at 2015 Brady Road near Theriot. Investigators were told someone broke the... more »
  • Investigation underway for shooting involving an off-duty police officer

    January 31, 2015 7:00 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - State police are investigating an incident where a suspect opened fire at an off-duty officer in Assumption parish early Saturday morning. Investigators say the suspect tried to burglarize a home that belonged to a Thibodaux police officer around 3 a.m. Authorities say the officer was at home... more »
  • BRPD foils attempted pharmacy burglary

    January 21, 2015 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man accused of breaking into a pharmacy with the ultimate goal of stealing oxycodone pills on Tuesday. Curran Tyler Johnson, 23, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of attempted simple burglary of a pharmacy after officers apprehended him... more »
  • Neighborhood relying on security cameras to catch thieves Play Video

    January 5, 2015 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A neighborhood is relying on security cameras to help assist police in the search for thieves who got away with their belongings over the weekend. The thieves got away with cash, gift cards and more when they burglarized more than a dozen cars. All of the... more »
  • BRPD: Man stole $25,000 in truck doors, seats

    December 8, 2014 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a surveillance photo of a thief who detectives said made of with some pricey truck parts recently in Baton Rouge. Detectives said the burglary happened at a Peterbilt truck yard located at 13123 S. Choctaw around 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 29. Investigators said... more »
  • BR man accused of 14 business burglaries

    December 3, 2014 4:07 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities said a Baton Rouge man caught in Mississippi is being accused of multiple business burglaries around St. Tammany Parish. Investigators arrested Gary Howes, 54, early Wednesday in Tallulah, Miss. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office 14 stores around Mandeville, Slidell, and unincorporated parts... more »
  • Wreck to cover burglary for guns

    December 2, 2014 7:57 PM

    BURIEN, WASHINGTON- A driver crashed into a sporting goods store and police say he did it on purpose to steal guns and then tried to hide in the ceiling. The accused thief was arrested after a four-hour stand-off with authorities. The vehicle crashed through a metal grate and... more »
  • Deputies look for man behind hunting camp burglary

    December 1, 2014 5:08 PM

    ST. AMANT - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help identifying a man accused of stealing a golf cart from a hunting camp in St. Amant last month. Deputies said the suspect was captured by video surveillance cameras at the camp on Poirrier Road on Thursday,... more »
  • Accused fountain thief busted

    November 25, 2014 11:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies arrested a man they believe is responsible for a series of bizarre thefts that have targeted homes and lawn and garden stores. Christopher Fatheree, 28, was arrested on a list of charges related to burglaries last week. His alleged crime spree has him in jail on... more »
  • Maine teen charged with naked break-ins

    November 17, 2014 12:09 PM

    FALMOUTH, ME - Police say an 18-year-old Maine man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same time his own home was destroyed in a fire. Logan Valle faces charges including burglary, theft and attempted theft. Police allege Valle forced his way into... more »
  • Gonzales PD reports arrest of accused jewelry thief

    October 9, 2014 3:15 PM

    GONZALES - Police said they arrested a man last month accused of kicking in the door of a Gonzales home and making off with jewelry. Gonzales police said they responded to the scene of a burglary early on the morning of Sept. 15 to find that Cody Wayne Bradley... more »
  • APSO seeks burglary suspect based on Facebook tip

    October 1, 2014 2:16 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are on the lookout for a burglary suspect after he was identified through surveillance photos posted on the APSO Facebook page. Detectives said Ryan Barges, 21, is now a suspect in the burglaries of Dutchtown Middle that happened during the late night... more »
  • Two parishes working burglary circuit Play Video

    September 29, 2014 10:13 PM

    BAYWOOD - Deputies will be adding extra patrols to runs along the end of Greenwell Springs Road after a rash of home burglaries. Burglars hit houses along the stretch of highway in both East Feliciana and East Baton Rouge. Homeowners say they happen in the middle of the day.... more »
  • 2 arrests made in Paincourtville gun thefts

    September 29, 2014 3:43 PM

    PAINCOURTVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Assumption Parish reported two arrests Monday in connection with gun thefts from a hardware store in Paincourtville. Warrants were issued for two men accused of stealing guns from Sagona's True Value Hardware store on the 6100 block of LA Hwy 1 on Friday with... more »
  • Man sentenced to 10 years on meth, burglary charges

    August 29, 2014 12:25 PM

    AMITE - A man from Hammond was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison after he pleaded no contest to two counts of simple burglary and one count of production and manufacture of meth on Tuesday. 31-year-old Brandon Burrescia's sentencing comes after he was arrested twice in 2012 for... more »
  • 2 arrested in Hammond apartment burglary

    August 21, 2014 11:25 AM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish said they arrested two men in connection with an apartment burglary in Hammond on Wednesday. Witnesses said three men exited an apartment on Honeysuckle Drive and got into a vehicle as deputies were on their way to the scene. One of... more »
  • Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

    August 20, 2014 9:47 AM

    HARVEY, IL - Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb. Dart says the two adults and two children still being held were freed Wednesday morning without a shot being fired.... more »
  • Two arrested after business burglary

    August 19, 2014 11:12 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Iberia Parish man and a teen after they said the pair broke into a business and stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics as well as an air conditioning unit. Deputies accused Shay Lacour, 19, and a 16-year-old male of simple burglary.... more »
  • Man accused of multiple thefts from vehicles

    August 18, 2014 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man Monday on suspicion of breaking into multiple vehicles around the city and stealing items from them. Investigators charged Craig Tolliver, 42, with 19 counts of simple burglary and two counts of attempted simple burglary. Detectives said Tolliver started burglarizing... more »
  • Man accused of attempted murder after chase

    August 15, 2014 3:53 PM

    ZACHARY - A man wanted in connection with a burglary in Zachary now faces an attempted murder charge after authorities said he tried to run over a police officer during a high speed chase. On Aug. 12, 21-year-old Chavis Duncan of Baker went to visit his probation office at... more »
  • Father describes shooting intruder Play Video

    August 6, 2014 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father in Baton Rouge who police said shot an intruder in his daughter's home said if he found himself in the same situation, he'd do the same thing all over again. "It had to be me or him. So, it had to be him instead... more »
  • Police identify burglary suspect shot overnight

    August 6, 2014 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name and status of a teen who was shot while burglarizing a Baton Rouge home on Wednesday morning. Investigators said 19-year-old Bem Sampson was detained after he was shot in the arm by a 57-year-old victim while he attempted to burglarize a residence... more »
  • Man sentenced in burglary of Hank Aaron's home

    August 4, 2014 9:57 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for helping burglarize baseball legend Hank Aaron's Atlanta home, stealing jewelry the ex-Brave planned to donate to the Hall of Fame and two cars. Fulton County District Attorney's spokeswoman Yvette Jones said in a statement Monday that... more »
  • Fire: Arson fire set to cover up burglary

    August 3, 2014 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Fire Department says criminals set a house on fire after it was burglarized to cover up the evidence. The house is on the 3400 block of Tecumseh Street near I-110 and one block north of Winbourne. Officials say the fire was set... more »

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