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  • EBR Constable recalls Katrina in effort to help to tornado victims Play Video

    December 28, 2015 10:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A truckload of relief is heading to storm ravaged areas of North Mississippi. The East Baton Rouge Constable's Office collected clothes, toys, and personal items to deliver to Ashland, Mississippi. The small town near the Tennessee boarder was devastated by a tornado two days before Christmas. Ashland... more »
  • Holiday Helpers spread Christmas cheer Play Video

    December 22, 2015 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Constable's Office helped spread some Christmas cheer by dropping off gifts to two families on one street who have 16 kids between them. Santa rolled up in his sleigh Tuesday night, dropping off bicycles and toys for the children, who weren't expecting gifts. "They... more »
  • East Baton Rouge Parish sets Dec. 5 amnesty day

    November 10, 2015 4:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Anyone with outstanding misdemeanor warrants and traffic tickets in East Baton Rouge Parish can settle their affairs with the courts during an amnesty day scheduled Saturday, Dec. 5. Judges and law enforcement will gather at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus Young Avenue. District... more »
  • Constable using license plate reader to track warrants Play Video

    October 14, 2015 12:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The constable is using a license plate reader to track down people who have outstanding warrants. The equipment is installed on a Baton Rouge Constable cruiser and takes pictures of license plates as vehicles drive by. The scanner runs the plates and can alert the officer... more »
  • Baton Rouge courts have thousands of no-shows Play Video

    September 30, 2015 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands of people are not showing up in Baton Rouge City Court to face the music. There are 106,000 outstanding misdemeanor warrants with a potential $4 million in unpaid fees according to the City Court Clerk's office. City Constable Reginald Brown said he requested over $500,000 in... more »
  • Public safety concerns after Lafayette shooting Play Video

    July 27, 2015 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge are beefing up security in the wake of the tragedy in Lafayette. Officials are encouraging the public to let this tragedy open their eyes to possible dangers around them. Two people were killed and nine others were injured when a gunman... more »
  • La. constables and marshals get life-saving training Play Video

    April 9, 2014 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Constables and marshals from across the country are in Baton Rouge for training to find out what new crime trends are being seen across the country, so authorities will know how to react when they come up on a new situation. Both the National Constables and Marshals... more »
  • 99 arrests made in truancy roundup Play Video

    December 12, 2013 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - 99 people have been arrested in a truancy roundup in Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Police Department, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and Constable's Office conducted the two-day roundup. Law enforcement agencies received 148 cases for follow-up from the Family Youth Service Center.... more »
  • One arrest, 20+ warrants cleared

    October 10, 2013 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Constables in Baton Rouge arrested a man on Thursday for dozens of outstanding charges and warrants. Constable Reginald Brown said Troy Harris, who had 22 criminal and traffic warrants for 47 total charges, didn't have the largest list of outstanding warrants they've ever seen, but he... more »
  • Constable's "top dog" headed to national competition Play Video

    September 20, 2013 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A deputy constable in Baton Rouge and his K9 are headed to the U. S. Police Canine Association Competition next month. John Lawton says it took complete dedication to get him and his partner, Ricardo, to this point. "Ricardo stays with me constantly. He goes... more »
  • Constable cleared in Southern student takedown Play Video

    August 23, 2013 7:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators today cleared a Baton Rouge city constable of any wrongdoing after an altercation with a student at Southern University which was caught on tape. City Constable Reggie Brown said investigators felt Deputy Constable Anthony Collins didn't use excessive force when dealing with the student, Taikian... more »
  • Report details fight between constable, student

    August 22, 2013 3:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A city constable encountered a student registering at Southern University several times before they got into an altercation which was caught on tape, according to an arrest report. The video showed the constable physically "body-slamming" the student, according to witnesses, and was viewed thousands of times... more »
  • Constable: Disciplinary action possible after video Play Video

    August 20, 2013 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Constable Reginald Brown said disciplinary action could be possible for a deputy constable seen in a video taking a Southern University student to the ground Friday. The video News 2 obtained has been viewed thousands of times on WBRZ.com, and is sparking outrage among the people... more »
  • Constable accused of body-slamming Southern student Play Video

    August 19, 2013 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some students at Southern University are upset after seeing a man "body-slammed" by a deputy constable Friday night in the school's gym. Amateur video sent in to News 2 shows what took place that night. Witnesses said a Southern student was standing in line for financial... more »
  • Constable offers words of healing in Newtown Play Video

    January 3, 2013 6:28 PM

    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 »
  • BR constable shares condolences with Newtown

    January 3, 2013 1:07 PM

    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 »

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