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  • Gunman who killed deputy was hiding a gun

    March 29, 2017 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The man who shot and killed an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy this month was hiding a weapon on himself, and it was a struggle over that weapon that led to the deputy's murder. The information was released as part of the initial complaint investigated... more »
  • Rolling roadblocks across BR as deputy's body is transported to funeral home Play Video

    March 20, 2017 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Rolling roadblocks occurred through a large swath of the city Monday as the body of fallen sheriff's Sgt. Shawn Anderson was moved to the funeral home handling his memorial services. The deputy was transported to Greenoaks Funeral Home. The processional started from Hooper Road and turned... more »
  • Thieves hit Central neighborhood; Guns stolen from vehicles

    November 8, 2016 11:38 AM

    CENTRAL - Guns were among the items stolen in a rash of car burglaries in the Jackson Place neighborhood in the last week. The sheriff's office said it is looking for two men who deputies believe are responsible. The men were seen on security video burglarizing a vehicle on... more »
  • Employee fired after inmates escape Play Video

    October 14, 2016 6:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At least one person working for a private work release management company was fired over the escape of two offenders Thursday. Specifics about the employee's firing were not release, but company officials told WBRZ Friday - the day after the escape - issues with how the... more »
  • Injured deputy's tattoo of cross maintains shape after surgery

    September 27, 2016 3:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Injured sheriff's deputy Bruce Simmons is recovering from another surgery related to being shot during the deadly officer ambush earlier this summer. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office shared news about his recovery in a Facebook post Tuesday. Staples and sutures were removed from Simmons'... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Tullier family on deputy's condition, loss of home during flood Play Video

    August 26, 2016 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As his neighbors toss flood debris and heirlooms to the curb, the soaked belonging of James Tullier's family remain locked in the first floor of his two story home in Livingston Parish. Before the flood, Tullier and his wife were rarely home since their lives were... more »
  • 'That's our Nick': Injured deputy's father tells chilling tale of son's service

    August 3, 2016 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - People across the world are likely getting goose bumps while reading the latest Facebook post from the message of injured East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy Nick Tullier. Tullier is on life support in the hospital after being shot three times in a deadly ambush on... more »
  • Funeral arrangements for fallen sheriff's deputy announced

    July 20, 2016 9:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Funeral arrangements have been announced for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputy who was killed during Sunday's ambush shooting on Airline Highway. 45-year-old Deputy Brad Garafola was shot outside of the B-Quik convenience store as he was working extra duty after his shift on Sunday.... more »
  • Officials announce fund for murdered officers

    July 19, 2016 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An official donation account has been set up for murdered officers, the Baton Rouge Police Department announced Tuesday. Baton Rouge Union of Police, Magnolia State Peace Officers Association along with the Fraternal Order of Police organized accounts at all area Capital One Bank locations. Donations can... more »
  • Two arrested after officer involved shooting at Baton Rouge club Play Video

    March 26, 2016 8:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say two men have been arrested in connection with an officer involved shooting at a Baton Rouge club Saturday morning. According to the Louisiana State Police, 23-year-old Raheem Taylor and 33-year-old Donald Jones were transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Correctional Center and booked.... more »
  • EBRSO: Teen arrested for assaulting teachers at school

    March 24, 2016 9:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 17-year-old Antonio Scott for assaulting his teachers while at school. An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s officer was working extra duty at Glen Oaks High School on Wednesday afternoon when the officer was contacted by a school administrator about... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman arrested after overdose in front of daughter in Walgreens

    March 23, 2016 9:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a 35-year-old woman for cruelty to her daughter after overdosing in a Walgreens bathroom. According to police, the incident occurred on Tuesday around 6:30 p.m. at the Walgreens on Plank Road. Police say that Shannon Dupre was passed out in... more »
  • EBRSO: Zachary man arrested for rape of EBR woman in February

    March 14, 2016 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 35-year-old Samuel Williams, Jr., of Zachary, for the rape of an East Baton Rouge woman that occurred in February. On Sunday, Feb. 21st, Lane Memorial Hospital contacted the sheriff’s office to report that a woman had been raped earlier... more »
  • Deputy's vacation gets attention of ethics commission

    February 1, 2016 7:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office employee faces ethics fines and charges after an investigation by the state ethics commission. The watchdog body said Mike Crawford accepted gifts from a vendor while working as a purchaser for the sheriff's office in 2013. Crawford identifies himself... more »
  • Law enforcement beefs up security for Black Friday Play Video

    November 25, 2015 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local law enforcement agencies in Baton Rouge have plans to triple the amount of patrols you normally see at area malls for Black Friday. It's one of the busiest shopping days of the year, and they're taking no chances. Baton Rouge Police say it's all an... more »
  • Electronic ticket writers streamlining process for law enforcement Play Video

    June 17, 2015 6:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A handful of electronic ticket writers in use by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are being credited for streamlining the ticket process and reducing human errors. Recently, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office received 10 through a grant. They cost about $2,500 each,... more »
  • 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 »

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