BATON ROUGE - Phillip Syas, chaplain of the Baton Rouge City Constable's office, recently visited Newtown, Conn. to lend a helping hand and offer the word of God to those suffering with loss.
Syas told News 2 today his trip changed him forever.
"It was so overwhelming, it... more »
BATON ROUGE - The chaplain for the Baton Rouge City Constable's Office traveled to Newtown, Conn. after the Sandy Hook shootings to lend support in the wake of the tragedy.
Deputy Phillip Syas attended a candlelight vigil for the 26 victims, visited with the Newtown Police Department and spoke... more »
BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement officials in Baton Rouge announced the city's jail would re-open again next week, and city police would start arresting people with outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
Starting June 18, city constables and sheriff's deputies will operate the jail 24-7 to clear oustanding warrants in the city-parish.... more »
BATON ROUGE - After the two week trial period of opening the city jail in downtown Baton Rouge, city leaders are optimistic the jail could generate enough revenue to be operated 24 hours a day.
Constable Reginald Brown met with Mayor Pro Tem Mike Walker to outline his budget... more »
BATON ROUGE- A misdemeanor warrant roundup is underway in Baton Rouge, where the City Constable is trying to whittle away at a stack of more than 100,000 misdemeanor warrants.
Space has been cleared at the city jail to provide room for offenders until their warrants are cleared.
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BATON ROUGE- Be forewarned, starting next weekend, if you're caught with an outstanding warrant in Baton Rouge, you go to jail until you see a judge, pay-off your fines and your bond.
Constable Maj. Reggie Brown says the community has considered the crimes minor and ignorable for far too... more »
Law enforcement hit the streets of Baton Rouge for a warrant round-up. Officers mixed in community tonight, policing through the Mid-City area. They say they don't want to be known just for hand-cuffs and patrol cars. Instead, they want residents to feel comfortable reaching out for help.
The BRPD... more »