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  • Officers chase down fugitive on Leonidas Drive

    April 21, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE- On Wednesday night, K9 Officers responded to a home in the 12000 block of Leonidas Drive to assist 4th District Officers in arresting a wanted fugitive, according to BRPD. The fugitive officers were looking for was 35-year-old Craig Tate. Tate was a confirmed fugitive who was wanted for... more »
  • Texas police say stolen steaks lead to high-speed chase

    April 21, 2016 11:36 AM

    LONGVIEW, Texas - Police say a man stole steaks from an East Texas Wal-Mart then tossed some of the meat from his vehicle as authorities pursued him in a high-speed chase. Police say the pursuit began around 11 a.m. Wednesday after the suspect fled the store in Longview, in Gregg... more »
  • Man leads deputies on 32-mile high-speed chase through BR

    April 11, 2016 12:37 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - Deputies say one man is in custody after he lead officers on a high speed chase for 32 miles on I-10 through Baton Rouge Sunday night. According to the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, the chase ended in Denham Springs and Raymond Williams is in custody. An Iberville Parish... more »
  • Possible double-homicide suspect arrested after high-speed chase

    February 27, 2016 9:25 PM

    St. FRANCISVILLE – Authorities confirmed that multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in a high speed chase Saturday night that ended in a crash near the Mississippi state line. St. Francisville Police Chief Scott Ford told WBRZ News 2 that Louisiana State Police arrested a man named Derrick Siner... more »
  • Fleeing driver escapes after overnight police chase

    February 3, 2016 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A driver managed to run and hide from State Police after a pursuit over the Mississippi River Wednesday night. The unidentified driver got away after abandoning the vehicle on Airline Highway near Plank Road. State Police said Thursday, the driver was not apprehended. The pursuit... more »
  • Chase in Scotlandville ends in crash, manhunt

    January 28, 2016 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pursuit that ended in a car crashing into a fire hydrant in Scotlandville prompted deputies to search for a second possible suspect Thursday afternoon. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, one person is in custody after a vehicle hit a fire hydrant at Douglas... more »
  • Police chase leads to arrest of serial burglary suspects Play Video

    January 28, 2016 12:32 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police said a pursuit in Denham Springs ended with the arrest of two men who investigators believe burglarized homes in several parishes around the Capital Area. 22-year-old Patrick Booker and 25-year-old Charlie Matthews, both of Baton Rouge, were booked on charges of burglary of an inhabited... more »
  • Suspect in BR bank robbery arrested after failed casino robbery attempt

    January 21, 2016 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man wanted in connected with a robbery of the Chase Bank on Government Street earlier this month. According to Louisiana State Police, 51-year-old Gregory Chisolm, of New Orleans, was arrested Sunday after he tried to rob a casino in Lake Charles. ... more »
  • BRPD identifies suspect in Government Street bank robbery

    January 14, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of the Chase bank on Government Street in Baton Rouge earlier this week. 51-year-old Gregory Chisolm, of New Orleans, is now wanted for the Jan. 12 armed robbery. Baton Rouge Police detectives said Chisolm... more »
  • Car flips on I-10 exit during sheriff's chase

    January 1, 2016 4:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a stolen vehicle flipped during a pursuit which ended on the College Drive exit of I-10 in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday. EBRSO spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said the people in the vehicle were suspected of stealing from the Walmart on Burbank, and... more »
  • Driver arrested after stolen car chase along I-12

    December 24, 2015 12:45 PM

    HOLDEN - Louisiana State Police said authorities found and arrested the man accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen vehicle along I-12 West Thursday. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies booked 17-year-old Myron Pots into the parish jail. Troopers said they spotted a car Thursday morning which... more »
  • Suspect arrested after bizarre chase that involved police car fire Play Video

    October 19, 2015 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police and firefighters had to deal with a bizarre crime spree Monday that included a police cruiser being burned and ended with a man in custody. An officer was involved in the pursuit of a suspect when, after exiting the cruiser to chase the individual, the... more »
  • Two Baton Rouge women wanted for bank fraud

    July 28, 2015 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are looking for two women accused of bank fraud and theft. Police say Jontell Poole and Geneal Shavers went to the Pelican State Credit Union in June and deposited three checks worth about $1,350. According to police the checks were written from Poole's... more »
  • Man uses scooter in police chase

    July 18, 2015 4:18 PM

    CARSON CITY, Nev. - A suspected drug dealer tried to evade authorities in Nevada while riding a scooter. Joseph Scurti is facing charges including suspicion of a parole and probation warrant and probation violation. Obstruction charges are pending. The slow-speed pursuit began Friday when Carson City deputies tried to pull... more »
  • Man shoved from SUV leads to Airline Hwy high-speed chase

    June 17, 2015 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police responding to a reports of a man pushed out of an SUV ended up in a high-speed chase on Airline Highway late Tuesday night. Ver Crawford, 29, was arrested and booked on charged of aggravated flight from an officer, second degree aggravated battery and battery... more »
  • Police: Don't chase bears while drunk and wielding a hatchet

    May 12, 2015 12:14 PM

    NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Police in Massachusetts have some sage advice: Don't go chasing after bears while drunk and armed with nothing more than a dull hatchet. North Adams police said on their Facebook page that someone did just that on Monday. "Chasing bears through the woods drunk with a... more »
  • Man dies in crash while fleeing deputies

    March 17, 2015 10:32 AM

    LABADIEVILLE - State police say a 21-year-old Napoleonville man lost control of his vehicle during a high-speed chase with sheriff's deputies, crashed and later died at a hospital. Trooper Evan Harrell says Assumption Parish sheriff's deputies had tried to pull over Darrell Thomas shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday for speeding... more »
  • Man dies after fleeing from cops, crashing into house Play Video

    February 10, 2015 10:23 PM

    HILLSDALE- Along a rural stretch of highway in St. Helena Parish, authorities stumbled upon a deadly wreck that was the aftermath of a police chase Tuesday. A man who had managed to flee officers eventually crashed into a house, knocking it off its foundation. The driver was dead inside... more »
  • Multi-parish, 115 mph chase ends in Baton Rouge

    January 19, 2015 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police arrested a Baton Rouge man at the end of a high-speed chase Monday which hit 115 miles per hour in places and started in St. Tammany Parish. Investigators arrested 33-year-old Lee Anthony Jackson on aggravated flight, burglary, and armed robbery charges after the chase... more »
  • Suspected Texas gang member arrested after La. police chase

    January 8, 2015 10:25 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A man and woman from Texas face charges after a morning police chase that, when it ended, turned up $940 in counterfeit $20 bills inside the pair's Mercedes. State Police said troopers initially tried to pull the vehicle over on I-10 east near Highway 415. The... more »
  • LSP: Alabama fugitive arrested in Denham Springs

    November 12, 2014 6:04 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State police reported the arrest Wednesday of a third suspect wanted on multiple charges after they fled from troopers Tuesday. The third individual, 21-year-old Christopher Barnwell of Elberta, Ala. was spotted by an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy who was on his way to work... more »
  • JPMorgan says data breach affected 76M households

    October 2, 2014 4:34 PM

    NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase & Co. says that a data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. The New York-based bank says there is no evidence that the account information for the affected customers, such as account numbers, passwords or Social Security numbers, was stolen. The... 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 »
  • Bank robbery, gunbattle leaves 3 dead Play Video

    July 17, 2014 2:24 AM

    STOCKTON, CA - Police in Central California say a second suspect has died after a bank robbery and gunbattle that led to the death of a hostage. Stockton police say that in all, three people are dead in Wednesday's violence, which included a high-speed chase that left cars and houses... more »
  • Two Fla. men arrested after high-speed chase Play Video

    July 2, 2014 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police identified two men arrested after a high-speed chase Wednesday morning as a pair of Floridians, one of whom was wanted for cocaine charges in that state. Authorities arrested Alexander Madison, 24, and Alvin Carter, 25, of Pensacola after the chase which started in West... more »
  • Steven Myers held for extradition in Lafayette

    June 24, 2014 4:20 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Florida man arrested last week in Lafayette for stabbing himself and a missing teen is being held for extradition to Hillsborough County in Florida. Steven Myers made an appearance in court in Lafayette on Tuesday, and now faces attempted first-degree murder and aggravated criminal damage to... more »
  • Teen 'serious but stable' after high-speed chase Play Video

    June 19, 2014 3:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A dramatic high-speed chase late Wednesday started near Baton Rouge and ended nearly 40 miles later with the arrest of a registered sex offender travelling with a 16-year-old girl who is now hospitalized for stab wounds, according to authorities. Witnesses reported seeing Steven Myers, 41, and Ashley... more »
  • Man arrested after car chase

    April 7, 2014 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man trying to escape a traffic stop crashed into two cars and was arrested on a number of charges including battery on a police officer. Deputies say Carl McFadden was driving with a broken taillight Sunday afternoon. When a patrol unit tried to stop him,... more »
  • Shootout, chase ends in St. Helena Parish

    December 26, 2013 6:51 PM

    GREENSBURG -The St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was arrested for shooting at two officers and stealing a patrol car. Deputies say it happened hours after 27-year-old Dennis Morgan allegedly kidnapped a McComb woman in a late-night home invasion. He's accused of shooting at lawmen, carjacking... more »
  • Accused killer's run from the law ends dramatically

    December 19, 2013 6:49 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- A 37-year-old accused killer's run from police ended in a dramatic takedown in Ascension Parish Thursday evening. State Police said Antwine Smith will be booked on a homicide warrant from New Orleans and local charges related to a pursuit on I-10 that eventually moved to county roads before... more »
  • Family questions police chase Play Video

    October 18, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday afternoon, the Baton Rouge Police Department, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police were giving chase after they say a man violated a traffic law. EBRSO says their Special Community Anti Crime Team in conjunction with BRAVE observed a maroon vehicle driving... more »
  • Deputies release chase suspect's name, charges Play Video

    October 17, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies say Eric Jones, 25, didn't stop when they tried to pull him over Thursday for running a stop light, starting a chase that lasted nearly an hour. Jones took deputies on various speeds; from as slow as ten to twenty up to 80 mph on... more »
  • Man in custody after lengthy chase Play Video

    October 17, 2013 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in a chase on and off of I-110 in Baton Rouge Thursday evening. It ended at Adams and Pocahontas with the suspect being surrounded and taken into custody. The suspect has been using surface streets and the interstate to... more »
  • Two Angola cellmates captured after escaping

    September 22, 2013 4:23 PM

    ANGOLA - Two Angola cellmates have been captured after attempting a daring plan to escape from jail. While in the prison yard this morning, the two inmates broke through the bottom of one gate and climbed over another before taking off into a wooded area. The Angola Chase... more »
  • Waltrip sponsors reviewing partnerships

    September 11, 2013 9:59 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two of Michael Waltrip Racing's sponsors are reviewing their relationships with the race team following the organization's attempt to manipulate the finish at Richmond. NAPA Auto Parts posted on its Facebook page Wednesday it is disappointed a partner would make "such a significant error in judgment."... more »
  • Chase ends when car plunges into University Lake

    August 27, 2013 10:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man from the New Orleans area will likely face charges after he crashed into University Lake near the LSU campus Tuesday evening. Sheriff's deputies from West Baton Rouge said the man crashed during a chase that began at a truck stop casino on the western side... more »
  • Exclusive: Pizza driver robbed at gunpoint tells story Play Video

    August 19, 2013 6:21 PM

    GONZALES - Tonight, the pizza delivery driver police said was robbed in Gonzales shared with News 2 what happened before officers shot the suspect. "It was kind of surreal," said Louis Wright, who was robbed at gunpoint Sunday night. "I thought someone was playing a joke on me, basically... more »
  • Authorities arrest man after chase, crash

    August 16, 2013 4:21 PM

    JARREAU - Authorities arrested a man after they said he intentionally rammed a Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office cruiser with a stolen car. State Police arrested Travis J. Jarreau, 28, after the wreck Thursday night at 9:45 p.m. They said in addition to driving a stolen vehicle, Jarreau was... more »
  • Police searching marsh near Twin Spans after chase

    July 10, 2013 5:29 PM

    SLIDELL - Police searched marshland near the Twin Spans this afternoon after a shoplifting reported in Slidell turned into a high-speed chase in a stolen car on I-10. Police said it started when they were called to a shoplifting at a cell phone store in Slidell. They said when... more »
  • Police chase vehicle after pregnant woman attacked

    July 1, 2013 11:56 AM

    THIBODAUX - Thibodaux Police arrested of four females and one male after a fight led to a Police vehicle pursuit. Police say two of the women, Natasha Anderson and Laquita Duncan, attacked a pregnant woman. When police arrived, a Pontiac Grand AM fled the scene leading to the... more »
  • Multiple authorities searching field for driver involved in chase

    May 17, 2013 11:42 PM

    ERWINVILLE- Authorities from multiple agencies are assisting in the search for a person who took Baton Rouge Police on a chase down I-10 late Friday night. The pursuit began when officers tried to stop a car. The driver failed to stop, and headed west on the interstate. Eventually,... more »
  • Schools locked down during suspect search

    February 18, 2013 10:17 AM

    SPRINGFIELD - Deputies in Livingston Parish locked down schools in Springfield this morning after a robbery suspect was seen near the school grounds. Superintendent John Watson said Springfield's elementary, middle and high schools were all put on "partial lockdown" because of the search this morning. The partial lockdown limits... more »

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