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  • Fugitive from Ascension Parish captured in Baton Rouge

    March 27, 2014 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man hospitalized in Baton Rouge and wanted by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office tried to escape early this morning, according to authorities. The Ascension Parish Office contacted East Baton Rouge Parish deputies for assistance when Kenneth Wagner, 24, was about to be released from Our... more »
  • EBRSO IDs child molestation suspect

    December 12, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl. Donald Russell, 34, is wanted for two counts of felony molestation of a juvenile. Investigators say the victim is someone Russell knew. He's accused of molesting the... more »
  • Deputy warned after Slaughter exits courthouse through side door Play Video

    June 12, 2013 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Embattled Southern University System President received special access to leave the East Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse today after his hearing in Judge Tim Kelly's courtroom. An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy was warned not to let Ralph Slaughter out of that door ever again. ... more »
  • 100 'shake-and-bake' style meth bottles found in apartment

    March 18, 2013 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge Parish man this afternoon after they said he was found with 100 used meth labs in his apartment. Detectives arrested Christopher Helmke, 32, in suspicion of narcotics possession and creating a clandestine lab. Casey Rayborn Hicks with the East... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at sheriff's deputy

    February 7, 2013 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish man is in jail, accused of trying to kill an East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy. Stephen Gordon, 23, was reported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office last night when he was seen on Chippendale Drive, off of Tiger Bend Road, holding... more »
  • Metro Council to study law enforcement merger Play Video

    January 23, 2013 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Metro Council members were assigned to a committee that will review a police/sheriff merger. The group's members include: one East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy, a Baton Rouge Police officer and council members Joel Boe', Tara Wicker and John Delgado. "This committee will get together and... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman sought after using counterfeit cash

    December 19, 2012 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office released photos of a woman they said used counterfeit cash, and asked for the public's help identifying her. Deputies said the woman in the photo used counterfeit $50 bills to buy gift cards at the Rite Aid on Siegen Lane,... more »
  • EBRPSO: Home surveillance snags shot of thief

    July 23, 2012 1:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies are looking for the person responsible for a string of vehicle burglaries in the Greenwell Springs Road area. Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said a home surveillance camera got a good look at the suspected thief in action. He's carrying... more »
  • U.S. Marshals involved in shooting near Zachary

    April 30, 2012 12:34 PM

    ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting involving U.S. Marshals. Col. Lawrence McLeary with EBRSO said Marshals were serving a bench warrant at 12580 Milldale Road in Zachary after someone missed a federal court hearing this morning. Shots were fired as marshals tried... more »
  • Gun found, student arrested at Glasgow Middle School

    February 27, 2012 1:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 15-year-old student is in custody Monday after being caught with a loaded gun at Glasgow Middle School in Baton Rouge. Investigators say another student tipped off school officials. The teen was caught with a pistol in his pocket, loaded with one bullet. The... more »
  • New Pride-Cheneyville EBRSO substation opens Play Video

    December 14, 2011 5:37 PM

    CHENEYVILLE- There are new neighbors in the Pride-Cheneyville area, and people living there are thrilled to see them. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office officially opened a new substation today on the grounds of the old Northeast High School. The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board donated the... more »
  • Baton Rouge teen arrested for bringing ammo to school

    September 29, 2011 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Broadmoor High School student was arrested this morning after being caught with ammunition at school, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. According to Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, a teacher found the ammo in the 16-year-old 11th grader's bag and alerted authorities. ... more »
  • EBRSO Deputies meet the community

    June 29, 2011 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies hit the streets to get a jump on crime in the Mayfair area. Deputies say getting to know communities is a tried and true method for getting the jump on crime. And the folks in Mayfair hope it brings results. EBRSO Captain Rodney... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman arrested for attacking teacher

    May 12, 2011 12:57 PM

    The mother of an elementary school student ended up in jail, accused of attacking her son's teacher. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested Demetrius Bowman Wednesday. Investigators say she went to La Belle Aire Elementary school Friday, grabbed the teacher by the hair and pulled her to... more »
  • 10-year-old caught with gun says it was for protection

    April 15, 2011 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 10-year-old boy is in juvenile detention after sheriff's deputies say he was caught with a gun on a school bus. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's office says other students saw the gun and reported it to authorities at the bus transfer point on North... more »
  • Homeless man arrested for car burglary

    March 17, 2011 12:45 PM

    Baton Rouge - A homeless teenager is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after admitting to a string a car burglaries near Central. James Roberts, 19, confessed to seven burglaries on Frenchtown Road. Deputies say he admitted to breaking into a vehicle every other night between February... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for stealing from bait car

    March 14, 2011 1:15 PM

    A Baton Rouge man was arrested Sunday accused of stealing from a Sheriff's Office bait car. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were alerted to the break-in just after 11 o'clock Sunday morning. Eric Chatman, 32, is accused of taking a laptop, GPS device,... more »
  • "Rabbit" arrested on cocaine charges

    February 18, 2011 12:47 PM

    A Baker man is in jail, accused of dealing cocaine. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies say they had been watching Joe "Rabbit" Coats, Jr. for a while. A search of his house on Baker Blvd. turned up 4.5 ounces of cocaine and a .40 caliber pistol. ... more »
  • Inmate escapes while on work release assignment

    February 17, 2011 1:14 PM

    UPDATE: 3:45 p.m. - The suspect was recently arrested by U. S. Marshals at a home in Baton Rouge. PORT ALLEN - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped while on a work release detail. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says Ernest Southerland, 33, walked... more »
  • Victims identified in BR double murder

    February 8, 2011 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person is in custody after two people were found dead in Baton Rouge Monday. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies identified the victims as 28 year old Jarret Stanley, and 26 year old Latonya Wright. The two were found in the trunk of a... more »
  • Man who used stolen credit card in custody

    August 10, 2010 4:04 PM

    Update : The man who used a stolen credit card to buy two televisions is in custody. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said the man used the card to buy a television at the Wal Mart at Cortana then bought another at the Baker Wal Mart on... more »
  • EBRSO looking for man using stolen credit card

    August 10, 2010 1:00 PM

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who used a stolen credit card to buy two televisions. The suspect was caught on store surveillance cameras. Investigators say he used the card to buy a television at the Wal Mart at Cortana then bought another... more »
  • Arrest made in Mariner St. murder, searching for another

    July 30, 2010 1:33 PM

    One person is in jail and deputies are looking for another in connection with a murder in South Baton Rouge Thursday. U.S. Marshals arrested 20 year old Jordan Daigree. He's charged with principal to second degree murder. The East Baton Parish Sheriff's Office is still looking for... more »
  • EBRP Sheriff's Office names suspect in murder

    July 13, 2010 1:14 PM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Detectives are looking for 20-year-old Travis Griffin. Griffin is accused of shooting 30-year-old Devone Johnson, Sr. of New Orleans. Deputies says Griffin and Johnson got into a fight the night of July 9th. Johnson fled in a vehicle, but Griffin reportedly followed. ... more »
  • Shooting at apartment complex sparks anger

    July 1, 2010 4:31 PM

    An overnight shooting at the Castlebrook Apartments in Baton Rouge has neighbors questioning their safety and whether changes need to be made. The complex is located one block away from Sherwood Forest and Coursey Boulevard, an area neighbors consider safe. "I fear for my life," said a man... more »
  • Deputies make heroin arrest in Baton Rouge

    July 1, 2010 12:48 PM

    A Baton Rouge man is in jail, accused of selling heroin. 32 year old Oliver Hunter was arrested after undercover buy at 624 S. 14th Street earlier this week. According to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office press release, Hunter tried to get away when deputies moved... more »
  • Burned body found in St. Gabriel

    June 9, 2010 10:32 PM

    A discovery along the Mississippi River in St. Gabriel may solve a missing persons case in Baton Rouge. A badly burned body was found in a field on Highway 141. Because the body was disfigured and so badly burned, police say dental records will be needed for identification. An unsuspecting... more »
  • Deputies looking for woman seen cashing stolen check

    May 27, 2010 1:05 PM

    Livingston and East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for a woman seen cashing a stolen check. Investigators say the complainant dropped the check off at the Livingston Parish Post Office. Deputies say the woman in the surveillance photo cashed the check at a store in Central.... more »
  • Drugs found in truck after high-speed chase

    May 22, 2010 12:44 PM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after a car chase from East Baton Rouge Parish to Livingston Parish. A Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop suspect Royal Rhodus, of Walker, for playing loud music in his vehicle. Rhodus sped away from the officer, and then threw... more »
  • EBRP Sheriff's Office looking for bank robber

    May 21, 2010 12:53 PM

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for the man who robbed a bank on Perkins Road Thursday. Deputies say the man, pictured in the orange shirt, robbed the First Bank and Trust at 12871 Perkins Road. He was seen driving a dark tan Dodge pickup,... more »
  • Central burglaries

    May 17, 2010 4:49 PM

    Burglars are forcing Central residents to be on high alert. Tonight, homeowners in one subdivision plan to fight back. They're meeting with City and Parish leaders beginning at 7 p.m. at Palomino Park. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office handles the majority of crime calls in the city of... more »
  • Man wanted for attempted murder surrenders

    April 20, 2010 12:56 PM

    A man accused of shooting someone during a gun fight last week surrendered to deputies. Investigators with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office say 36-year-old Brian Leonard Alexcee shot at least one person during the fight on Albany Street on April 13. Two people were taken to the... more »
  • Cell phone use blocked by little black box

    April 19, 2010 5:00 PM

    A little black box can disable your cell phone while your vehicle is in motion. Baton Rouge company obdEdge is behind new technology called 'cell control'. It plugs into your steering column and uses your vehicle's computer to operate. Through a web-based program, you determine what's allowed and what's... more »
  • Man accused of shooting roommate arrested

    April 14, 2010 12:52 PM

    A man accused of shooting his roommate after an argument is in jail. 21 year old Edward Charles Brooks was taken into custody at a hotel in Hammond Tuesday night. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies were called to a house on Denova St. Sunday morning. A... more »
  • Glen Oaks student arrested for bringing gun to school

    March 18, 2010 11:35 AM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a student for bringing an unloaded gun to Glen Oaks High School Thursday. Officials said another student told a teacher that a 16-year-old eighth grader had a .22 caliber revolver in his book bag. Administrators contacted the Sheriff's Office and deputies found... more »
  • Raid nabs alledged drug dealer

    March 4, 2010 10:08 PM

    Deputies in full gear poured down Westhaven Drive in Baton Rouge during a mid-day raid. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's SCAT and SWAT deputies showed up to arrest Marverick Rester for drug possession. Deputies threw a "flash bang" diversion threw the window to disorient Rester, and that's all it took.... more »
  • Major crimes increased in 2009

    March 4, 2010 5:48 PM

    The number of major crimes reported by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office in 2009 increased by 2.12 percent when compared to 2008, the Sheriff's Office announced Thursday. There were 188 more incidents involving major crime, according to the figures submitted to the FBI Uniform Reporting program. ... more »
  • Deputies looking for three robbers

    December 21, 2009 9:49 PM

    Deputies are looking for a trio of armed robbers in Baton Rouge who hit a check cashing store. Investigators say the three robbed the Check Into Cash store of about $3,000 on Coursey Boulevard. As the man pictured here asked questions, deputies day his partner slipped around the... more »
  • Former inmate accused of altering jail issued check

    December 11, 2009 2:57 PM

    A Baton Rouge man is accused of altering a check he was issued when he was released from jail. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for 29 year old James Davis Johnson. He's accused of altering a check he received from the Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office.... more »
  • Deputies looking for cigarette and liquor thieves

    December 4, 2009 10:14 AM

    East Baton Rouge Parish deputies are looking for two males that robbed the Circle K at 13796 Perkins Road on November 15, 2009. According to deputies, two men approached the clerk of the store while he was outside on break. The first male told the clerk to get inside... more »
  • Christmas Crusade for Children program

    November 24, 2009 9:42 AM

    The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office and Baton Rouge City Constable’s Office will be taking applications starting Monday, November 30th through Friday, December 4th for the annual Christmas Crusade for Children program. The program is a way for local agencies to donate and deliver holiday gifts to children in need.... more »
  • Incident at trailer park in Baton Rouge under investigation

    November 19, 2009 4:53 AM

    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are trying to piece together what happened at a trailer park overnight located at 5700 Kleinpeter Road. Details of exactly what happened are unknown at this point. It is also unknown if there are any injuries or arrests. We'll have more on this developing... more »
  • EBRSO looking for man, woman using stolen credit card

    October 26, 2009 6:55 PM

    The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are looking for a man and woman accused of using a stolen credit card at the Wal-Mart on O'Neal Lane. A man reported to the EBRSO Financial Crime Division that his credit card was stolen on September 21 while he was in Ascension... more »
  • Suspects wanted in beer theft

    September 28, 2009 3:34 PM

    Deputies are looking for two men, accused of stealing ten cases of beer from a Baton Rouge gas station. Detectives say the two men entered the Circle K in the 4400 block of Floynell earlier this month, stole the beer, and took off in stolen tan Crown Victoria. ... more »
  • Central burglary suspects identities released

    September 14, 2009 10:19 AM

    The identities of four men are accused of burglarizing at least two home in Central Friday have been released. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies booked Teddy Robertson, 19, Landry Washington, 20, Michael Jackson, 17, and Andres Remo, 24, and charged them each with two counts of Simple Burglary of an... more »

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