BATON ROUGE - A judge sentenced two people Tuesday who admitted to their parts in a conspiracy to steal and sell cocaine taken as evidence and stored in the East Baton Rouge Parish courthouse.
Judge Jules Edwards sentenced Terrance Ramirez and Colt Bell for their guilty pleas to charges... more »
BATON ROUGE - Three people accused of stealing items from the 19th Judicial Clerk of Court's Office will appear before a judge Thursday for arraignment.
One of the defendants, William Colvin, is the son of State District Judge Kay Bates.
He's accused, along with his girlfriend Debra Bell,... more »
BATON ROUGE- A man accused of stealing drugs and other items from the evidence locker at the 19th Judicial Clerk of Court's Office said he made around $200,000 of the loot. He is believed to have stashed the money in numerous bank accounts, which were frozen the WBRZ News 2... more »
BATON ROUGE - A grand jury handed up indictments for six people, including a judge's son, in connection with a scheme which led to the theft of cocaine and weapons from the evidence locker at the 19th Judicial District Courthouse last year.
The indictment includes charges of malfeasance in... more »
BATON ROUGE- Security changes have been made to the evidence room of the 19th Judicial District Courthouse, after 48 pounds of cocaine went missing.
Two courthouse employees, William Colvin and Debra Bell, were arrested. Investigators said they stole the cocaine and distributed it on the streets of Baton Rouge,... more »