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  • Report: Man accused of beating woman, seven-week-old child

    April 20, 2017 3:49 PM

    LAPLACE – Deputies arrested a man after they say he beat a woman and his seven-week-old child, WWL reports . The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 29-year-old Ronald Lathers for attempted first degree murder. According to the sheriff's office, Lathers wanted to take his seven-week-old... more »
  • Police respond to multiple shootings; At least one dead Wednesday Play Video

    April 19, 2017 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities responded to reports of multiple shootings in the Baton Rouge area that left at least one person dead Wednesday. One person was killed in a shooting in the 3200 block of Plank Road around 1:45 p.m. Police identified the victim as a 36-year-old black... more »
  • Ascension grand jury indicts Matthew Morris on 84 counts related to fraud

    April 10, 2017 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a man on 84 counts including contractor fraud after police say he scammed 18 victims after the flood. District Attorney Ricky Babin confirmed contractor Mathew Morris was indicted Monday on 84 separate counts. An arraignment date will be set... more »
  • Ascension grand jury indicts Matthew Morris on 84 counts related to fraud

    April 10, 2017 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a man on 84 counts including contractor fraud after police say he scammed 18 victims after the flood. District Attorney Ricky Babin confirmed contractor Mathew Morris was re-indicted Monday on 84 separate counts. Morris, the owner of Complete... more »
  • EBRSO seeking suspect for obscenity at local library

    April 5, 2017 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect involved in an obscenity case at a local library. According to the sheriff's office, the incident occurred Monday at 12:20 p.m. Details are limited at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call... more »
  • STPSO arrest suspect in Covington stabbing

    March 8, 2017 3:27 PM

    COVINGTON - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force have arrested a man wanted for allegedly stabbing a man following an argument Tuesday. Deputies responded to the stabbing at the victim's home on Narrow Road around 2:30 p.m. During the investigation, witnesses told... more »
  • Deputy Nick Tullier visited by his sons; family gives update on recovery

    March 4, 2017 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputy Nick Tullier's two sons paid him a visit in the hospital Friday night. The family shared an update on the Nick Tullier Strong Facebook page, showing the visit from his sons Trent and Gage. Deputy Tullier was shot and injured in an ambush in July... more »
  • Man arrested for pushing wife, threatening deputies

    February 9, 2017 1:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Tuesday for pushing his wife and threatening arresting deputies. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested Brock Triche on charges of domestic abuse battery, public intimidation and retaliation and resisting an officer. The incident occurred on Feb. 7 around 10:45 p.m.... more »
  • Deputies shot teen who pointed gun at authorities

    January 11, 2017 10:56 AM

    SULPHUR - A Louisiana sheriff says his deputies shot a 19-year-old man who was arguing with his mother and pointing his gun at them. News outlets report that Austin L. Rackley, of Sulphur, was shot in the neck Monday night and later hospitalized in stable condition. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony... more »
  • Coroner identifies 3 dead after shooting, fire

    January 9, 2017 8:57 PM

    MOREHEAD, Ky. - Authorities allege a man killed his mother and his girlfriend, then opened fire on deputies who responded to his rural Kentucky home. The man is then believed to have set his own home on fire before turning his gun on himself. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said... more »
  • Louisiana sheriff sued over deadly shooting during drug raid

    January 2, 2017 10:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal lawsuit claims sheriff's deputies shot and killed a 27-year-old man in his southwest Louisiana home after investigators improperly obtained a warrant to search his residence for drugs. The Dec. 26 lawsuit accuses a Beauregard Parish sheriff's deputy of relying on false and uncorroborated statements from... more »
  • Deputies arrest Donaldsonville man wanted for home invasion, domestic abuse

    December 27, 2016 12:09 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has located a man who was wanted for domestic abuse battery, violation of a protective order and home invasion charges. Deputies were looking for 30-year-old Daniel London of Donaldsonville and sought the public's assistance of his whereabouts. On Monday, deputies responded... more »
  • Thibodaux High student arrested for bringing gun to school

    November 17, 2016 12:01 PM

    THIBODAUX - Lafourche Parish deputies say a 17-year-old student at Thibodaux High School has been arrested for bringing a hand gun to school. Sheriff Craig Webre said in a news release Brennan Garman of Thibodaux was arrested Wednesday. Webre said a school administrator learned a student possibly had a firearm... more »
  • Five arrested for car burglaries near Watson

    October 20, 2016 6:10 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Deputies in Livingston Parish say five people were arrested Wednesday in connection with recent car burglaries. Sheriff Jason Ard reports that a gas generator, car stereo and tools were taken from two vehicles in the Watson area. Ard estimates that the items stolen are worth more than... more »
  • Texas law enforcement helps Livingston parish deputies

    August 25, 2016 6:54 PM

    LIVINGSTON – About 70 of the 300 deputies at the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are displaced due to last week's flood. As they continue to work long hours, their family members in blue from Texas are stepping up to support them. Tammy Bowden's husband is a Sergeant for Livingston... more »
  • Deputies find 89-year-old man missing from Albany area

    August 23, 2016 7:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish deputies found an 89-year-old man that was missing early Tuesday afternoon near Highway 43 in North Albany. Darrel Murphy, who suffers from dementia never returned home from an afternoon walk on Tuesday around 2 p.m., according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. Murphy was last seen... more »
  • 45 deputies sworn in to work in EBR; More Tuesday

    July 18, 2016 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Forty-five sheriff's deputies from area parishes were sworn in to work in East Baton Rouge Monday evening. The deputies will work patrols on the streets, helping to ease the stress the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is feeling. A deputy was shot and killed in... more »
  • 2 deputies shot during officer-involved shooting in Monroe

    June 23, 2016 9:53 AM

    MONROE - A sheriff in northeast Louisiana say two of his deputies are in stable condition after being shot while serving an arrest warrant. Ouachita Parish Sheriff Jay Russell said the deputies when to a home in south Monroe just after 6 a.m. Thursday to serve eight warrants ranging from... more »
  • Two dead after officer-involved shooting in Calcasieu Parish

    April 28, 2016 1:03 PM

    CARLYSS - Two people are dead after an officer-involved shooting in Calcasieu Parish. It happened on Highway 27 when State Police say deputies were responding to a call of a reported burglary. Deputies said they saw subjects walking in a field near the home that was reportedly the target... more »
  • APSO: Elderly man with dementia found

    April 26, 2016 12:48 AM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Elderly man with dementia was found unharmed in Port Gibson, Mississippi according to deputies in Ascension Parish. Elphege Savoy, 84, left his home Monday morning in a silver-colored Chevrolet Silverado with the license plate B426895. Savoy weighs approximately 156 pound and stands 5'4". He has... more »
  • Victim's former co-worker, roommate charged in deadly stabbing

    April 26, 2016 12:15 AM

    ZACHARY - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man and charged him with killing his former co-worker and ex-roommate. David Matthew Lyon, 37, was arrested Monday and charged with 2nd Degree Murder. Deputies used fingerprints found at the crime scene to identify him as the... more »
  • Lafayette deputy strikes, kills pedestrian with vehicle

    April 3, 2016 9:08 PM

    LAFAYETTE - State police are investigating a fatal crash in which a Lafayette Parish sheriff's patrol car hit and killed a man who was standing in a road late at night. Master Trooper Brooks David said Saturday that the crash killed 34-year-old Grant Hamilton of Lafayette. He says Hamilton was... more »
  • Former tough talkin' sheriff sworn in as Lafayette City Marshal

    March 16, 2016 7:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE – The tough talking sheriff captain from St. Landry Parish who resigned from his post in February has a new job. According to a KATC-TV report, former St. Landry Parish Sheriff Captain Clay Higgins was sworn in Wednesday as a reserve deputy for the Lafayette City Marshal’s Office.... more »
  • Deputy fatally shoots man near Lundi Gras parade route in New Orleans

    February 9, 2016 2:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials say deputies fatally shot a man after an altercation and a car chase that ended near Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans. The shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday, eight blocks away the busy Mardi Gras parades. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says the... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Georgia deputies bring drivers to tears with $100 bills, not tickets

    December 19, 2015 7:56 PM

    FORSYTH - Sheriff's deputies in a central Georgia county have been surprising motorists, some of whom expect a ticket. Instead, they've gotten $100 bills. The Telegraph reports that Monroe County Sheriff John Cary Bittick gave officers 54 $100 bills to hand out randomly over three days during the past week.... more »
  • Law enforcement and community wants teen violence to end Play Video

    December 13, 2015 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Community members and law enforcement officials are speaking out against recent violence involving teens in the city. "Look at education, home, neighborhood, parks, recreation, the whole thing of how are our kids being raised and growing up? " said East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore.... more »
  • Deputy on administrative leave following morning shooting Play Video

    September 17, 2015 8:19 AM

    BAKER - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies have release more information following their investigation of a Thursday morning incident where an alleged suicidal woman was held against her will by her boyfriend. Baker Police said they received a 911 call from a woman stating that a woman contacted... more »
  • McKinley student accused of carrying gun in backpack

    August 18, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A McKinley High School junior accused of bringing a gun to school was arrested Tuesday after a gun was found in a backpack. Members of the School Drug Task Force booked Owen Salgado Galo, 17, into the Parish Prison for illegal carrying of a weapon on... more »
  • Man charged for allegedly shooting at St. James deputies

    August 15, 2015 6:02 PM

    CONVENT, La. - A St. James Parish grand jury has indicted a 46-year-old man on an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting at two uniformed deputies in Convent in late May. St. James Parish deputies had responded to a call about a man walking in the road brandishing a firearm... more »
  • Shots fired on West Chalfont Play Video

    August 14, 2015 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A shooting has been reporteed on West Chalfont near Florida Blvd. Shots were fired, but no one has reported any injuries. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating the scene. We will update this story as new information is uncovered. more »
  • Gonzales man and 16-year-old runaway arrested on drug charges

    July 17, 2015 12:07 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish deputies charged a Gonzales man for illegal possession of drugs and stolen firearms Thursday. Deputies received a complaint that Fabian Mills, 40, went to a woman's house and demanded to find her son, who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of heroin and a firearm from Mills.... more »
  • EBRSO using social media to solve crimes Play Video

    June 11, 2015 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The sheriff's office says it's Facebook posts are busting bad guys. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says at least three crimes have been solved in the past week thanks to their online posting. "The tips came in within minutes of us posting it on... more »
  • EBRSO cleaning up apartment complexes Play Video

    June 3, 2015 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Arrests are adding up after deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish raided a handful of apartment complexes. In the past month, deputies made more than 20 arrests during warrant roundups at apartment complexes. Thirteen of those arrests came June 2 at the St. Jean Apartments off... more »
  • Iberville deputies train for 'shoot/don't shoot' situations Play Video

    May 28, 2015 6:41 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office is giving deputies specialized training to give law enforcement an edge in potentially life or death situations. Thursday morning, deputies used simulation tools to place themselves in situations where they were forced to decide whether they should or should not shoot... more »
  • LSP: Deputies shot armed teen during confrontation Play Video

    April 29, 2015 1:15 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - Louisiana State Police said they're investigating an officer-involved shooting in Livingston Parish where a teen was shot multiple times after authorities said he pointed a gun at them. Lt. J. B. Slaton said 19-year-old Matthew Peyronnin is in stable condition at a Baton Rouge hospital. ... more »
  • 3 deputies injured after high-speed chase leads to crash

    April 29, 2015 3:06 AM

    Kenner- Three Louisiana deputies have been injured after a high-speed chase with an attempted murder suspect ended in a crash. The Advocate reports three St. John the Baptist Parish deputies chased suspect Cory Hebert west of New Orleans Tuesday night into Kenner. The chase ended in a crash, injuring the... more »
  • Suspect killed in Jefferson Parish firefight Play Video

    April 6, 2015 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sheriff's investigators said deputies shot and killed a suspect who opened fire on them after leading authorities on a chase through the west bank of Jefferson Parish. According to WWL-TV , JPSO spokesman John Fortunato said deputies shot and killed 25-year-old Desmond Willis of New Orleans... more »
  • Man charged with hate crime, criminal damage to property Play Video

    March 23, 2015 8:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man for criminal damage to property and hate crimes. According to an arrest report, Niles Clay, 52, caused almost $3,000 worth of damage and targeted a couple based on their race. The incident happened Saturday night in Torrey Pines off... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested for drugs worth hundreds

    March 14, 2015 1:02 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A man is arrested for having hundreds of dollars worth of drugs in his home on Thursday. The Ascension sheriff's department arrested 44-year-old, Ernest Batiste, on a search warrant for having marijuana and cocaine packaged and ready for distribution in his home on Railroad Ave. in Donaldsonville.... more »
  • Deputies freezin' for a reason in Gonzales

    February 28, 2015 6:48 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension, Livingston and East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies joined forces to take a dive into some chilly waters Saturday morning at the 7th Annual Polar Plunge. The teams jumped into the freezing waters at Cabela's in Gonzales all to raise money for athletes in the Louisiana Special... more »
  • Deputies bust pair for loot of drugs in bed of truck

    January 31, 2015 12:51 PM

    BERTRANDVILLE -The Assumption Parish sheriff's department arrested two men after the found drugs in the bed of a pickup truck Friday. Deputies arrested 30-year-old Brandon Harris and 26-year-old Wilbert Caldwell for having over six pounds of weed and multiple bags of other drugs including crack cocaine, ecstasy pills and... more »
  • Deputies release video of speeding cars connected to double murder Play Video

    January 26, 2015 10:35 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Deputies believe a home surveillance system captured two cars speeding away from a double-murder scene Monday afternoon. Benny Booker, 29, and Chad Nichols, 37, were found dead on Latino Drive around 3:30. Investigators believe the killers drove away in Booker's white, 2007 Dodge Magnum sedan. Video... more »
  • Deputies play Santa in Livingston Parish Play Video

    December 19, 2014 1:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies in Livingston Parish will be playing Santa this weekend. Hundreds of gifts were delivered to children across the parish as part of Sheriff Jason Ard's Christmas Crusade. Dozens of deputies battled the rain Friday morning to load up their cruisers with toys donated by the... more »
  • BRPD, EBRSO both patrolling mall after annexation Play Video

    December 3, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department will patrol the Mall of Louisiana this holiday season after parts of the mall were annexed into the city limits. Thousands of shoppers go from store to store with bags in hand each day. For the first time, city police and... more »
  • Christmas angels disguised as deputies help kids' wishes come true

    December 2, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Twenty kids got a chance at having a happier holiday season Tuesday morning. Tuesday, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies took the kids shopping during its annual Shop with a Cop event at Target. The children, nominated by school guidance counselors based on need, got $100 to... more »
  • Deputies honored for Hollywood-style river rescue

    October 16, 2014 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Four deputies from three different departments were honored by the East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff Thursday. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy John Buie and Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Sergeant Carl Childers were given the Medal of Valor award. Two deputies from the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Jail worker suspended after illegal bails out of jail

    September 4, 2014 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office suspended a jail worker who erroneously allowed an illegal immigrant to bail out of jail. Friday, East Baton Rouge corrections officers released Bernardo Gomez, 27. But, he was supposed to be held in jail for ICE agents. Gomez,... more »
  • Mistakenly released illegal with lengthy record wanted by deputies Play Video

    September 3, 2014 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies blame a clerical error for the reason an illegal immigrant was allowed to bail out of prison despite being wanted by federal immigration agents. Friday, East Baton Rouge corrections officers released Bernardo Gomez, 27. But, he was supposed to be held in jail for ICE... more »
  • Feds to investigate handcuffed La. man's shooting death

    September 2, 2014 8:04 PM

    NEW IBERIA- A federal investigation will focus on the shooting death of a man who was in the custody of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at the time of his death last spring. Victor White III, 23, died from what has been described as a self-inflicted gun shot wound.... more »
  • Sheriff: Arrest made in Livingston homicide

    August 30, 2014 5:23 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Deputies say they arrested a man they believe killed a woman in Livingston Parish Saturday morning. Officials say Caleb Lejune, 27, killed Joy Messina, 47, at the house they shared on the 28000 block of S. Satsuma Road. He was arrested after deputies stopped him traveling on... more »
  • Sheriff: 7-year-old victim identified in drive-by shooting

    August 17, 2014 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say they are investigating a shooting where a 7-year-old child was killed. Terrez Coleman, 7, died from his injuries at the hopsital. It happened on the 8900 block of Prescott Road near Joor Road just after 11 p.m. Saturday. Officials say the family... more »
  • Highway opens after train, semi collision

    July 14, 2014 2:13 PM

    AMITE - Highway 51 between the parish seat of Tangipahoa and Independence opened late Monday, six hours after it was closed when a train and an 18-wheeler collided at a crossing. The southbound Amtrak train from Chicago smashed in to what appeared to be a dump truck at about 1:30... more »
  • Sheriff: Body of missing St. James girl found Play Video

    July 6, 2014 12:44 PM

    ST. JAMES - St. James deputies say they found the body of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey after six days of searching. Officials say she was found at around 10:20 a.m. in a sugar cane field in the Vacherie area. At a press conference, St. James Sheriff Willy Martin said,... more »
  • Troopers arrest Lafayette Parish deputies

    June 17, 2014 7:41 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Louisiana State Police arrested four former Lafayette Parish deputies Tuesday after investigators said the four admitted to beating up an inmate in his cell. Troopers said two of the deputies at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center beat up a disruptive inmate while two other deputies watched. Investigators... more »
  • Tip leads to murder suspect's arrest, victim identified Play Video

    May 11, 2014 1:58 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Livingston deputies say a citizen's tip led to the arrest of a murder suspect. Jason Holcombe, 24, was arrested at around 9 am Sunday morning. Officials say he shot and killed Joshua Thomason, 29, Saturday. Deputies say the shooting happened on the 9900 block of... more »
  • Deputies investigate report of nursing home rape Play Video

    April 30, 2014 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies charged Daniel Melancon, 54, St. Amant, with raping a woman who suffers from diminished mental capacity. The woman, in her 40's, is a patient at Jefferson Manor Nursing Home on Jefferson Highway. Melancon entered the nursing home by using an employee code on the... more »
  • Accused dog killer arrested

    April 29, 2014 10:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man faces animal cruelty charges related to the death of his roommates' dog last week . The law finally caught up with Shaun Parsons, who has been dodging deputies and the two people he used to live with since the dog was suffocated in an old... more »
  • Deputy involved in crash reportedly heading to shooting

    April 27, 2014 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE -An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy was involved in a car crash this afternoon after he was reportedly on the way to a crime scene. The crash happened near the corner of Bluebonnet and Burbank just before 4pm. At least one person was transported to the... more »
  • Man accused of suffocating dog with Cheetos bag Play Video

    April 23, 2014 9:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are searching for a man accused of suffocating a family dog with a Cheetos bag. Shaun Parsons, 23, of Baton Rouge faces aggravated cruelty to animal charges. Parsons was renting a room with April Sarau and her family on Goodland Dr. near Greenwell Springs Blvd.... more »
  • SWAT used to arrest man accused of two attempted murders

    March 21, 2014 10:53 PM

    JACKSON- A man faces charges following a standoff with authorities that happened after he shot two people, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's office said. Clyde Bennett Mills, 35, of 959 Tom Mills Lane was booked on two counts of attempted second degree murder with no bond Friday. Investigators... more »
  • Sorrento won't have police presence during the day Play Video

    January 7, 2014 7:06 PM

    SORRENTO - The Sorrento City Council struck a deal with the Ascension Parish Sheriff Tuesday night that continues to have deputies patrol the town since the police department can not after losing its insurance coverage. But, the deal only guarantees a deputy in the town from 4:30 p.m. to... more »
  • Deputies investigating death of man and 2-year-old

    January 6, 2014 12:02 PM

    ABITA SPRINGS - Deputies in St. Tammany Parish are investigating the deaths of a 2-year-old girl and an adult man outside of a home near Abita Springs. Sheriff Jack Strain tells the Times Picayune that they believe the man is related to the little girl, and is possibly her... more »
  • Deputies release new details in deadly hotel shootout

    November 22, 2013 10:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies released additional details Friday night about a hotel shootout that ended in a suspect killing himself a day earlier. Shrapnel that caused superficial injuries to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy and a Louisiana State Trooper came from a ricochet from a shot fired by... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Family talks about karma for theft suspect Play Video

    November 15, 2013 9:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The brother of a disabled man who had $50,000 stolen from him is livid with the accused crook. Dustin Gant, 31, is accused of stealing from a 58-year-old man diagnosed with Alzheimer's . "I just wanted to physically hurt the guy," the victim's brother told... more »

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