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  • 15-year-old girl rescued during human trafficking bust

    June 22, 2016 2:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three people were arrested and a 15-year-old girl was rescued when East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies busted a human trafficking operation. On June 21 detectives located the girl during the course of an undercover operation with a woman, identified as 22-year-old Jennifer Anselmo, and a man,... more »
  • Mom thought she was doing the right thing when she whipped kids who broke into home Play Video

    June 21, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge mother who was arrested by East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies after she admitted to whipping her sons as punishment for breaking into a house has bonded out of jail. She told our cameras she thought she was doing the right thing by disciplining... more »
  • Deputies: Man used phone in cast to record up women's skirts at Target

    June 15, 2016 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies say they arrested a man at the Target on Siegen Lane after he was accused of hiding a cellphone in his leg cast to record upskirt video of women in the store. 31-year-old Brian Burliegh, of Wilson, was booked into the parish prison on... more »
  • Man arrested after four malnourished pit bulls found in yard

    June 10, 2016 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a man after they received numerous complaints reporting that he was keeping malnourished dogs in his backyard. 28-year-old Justin Wimms was booked into the parish prison on one count of simple cruelty to animals. Deputies said the... more »
  • Fired BRPD officer arrested for using badge to access courthouse

    June 9, 2016 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a man after he attempted to fraudulently use a Baton Rouge Police Department badge to gain access to the 19th Judicial Courthouse downtown. 33-year-old Melvin Cosey, of Hammond, was booked by BRPD on a charge of fraudulent portrayal of a police officer... more »
  • Michigan man accused of stealing and using BR woman's debit card info

    June 9, 2016 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish say they arrested a Michigan man after he allegedly used a local woman’s debit card information to make an unauthorized purchase. 20-year-old Keith Black, of Detroit, was booked on charges of access device fraud, theft and forgery. Deputies... more »
  • Alleged rape victim kicked attacker in face to escape

    June 8, 2016 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office say a man was booked on a rape charge after the victim kicked him in the face and made her escape last month. 34-year-old Samuel Barrera Jr. was booked on one count of third degree rape after he... more »
  • Man wanted for impersonating owner of company to get re-hired

    June 2, 2016 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Metairie man is wanted by sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish after he was accused of impersonating a business owner via email to gain re-employment. 31-year-old Thomas Alston McKowen is wanted for online impersonation. Reports indicate McKowen previously worked for a Baton Rouge-based... more »
  • Man accused of punching woman holding baby at meat market

    June 2, 2016 11:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man after he was accused of pushing a woman holding his infant child into a door frame repeatedly. 29-year-old Carl Robertson was booked at the EBRSO Gardere Substation on charges of second offense domestic abuse battery and... more »
  • Canadian woman attacks deputy at Bayou Country Superfest Play Video

    June 1, 2016 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Sheriff’s Office arrested a Canadian woman Friday after they say she attacked a deputy at Bayou Country SuperFest inside Tiger Stadium. According to arrest documents, event goers complained that 34-year-old Veronique Bourgault from Quebec, Canada, was making inappropriate sexual gestures while sitting on a man’s... more »
  • Man accused of raping 8-year-old girl

    June 1, 2016 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrest of a man accused of raping an 8-year-old girl numerous times in recent months. 29-year-old Anthony Tipton was arrested Tuesday and booked on charges of first degree aggravated rape. Detectives said the victim told them during a forensic interview on... more »
  • Man crashes car during attempted kidnapping of wife-to-be

    May 26, 2016 10:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a man early Thursday morning after he crashed his car while trying to kidnap his fiancée during a domestic dispute. 22-year-old Michael Chatman was booked on charges of domestic abuse, kidnapping, assault, reckless operation of a vehicle, possession of Xanax, prisoner... more »
  • EBRSO: Deputy fired over Battle of the Bands pepper spray use

    May 20, 2016 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Sheriff’s Office says a prison employee was fired Friday as a result of an investigation into the misuse of pepper spray. EBRSO reports the employee was accused of misusing the FREEZE+P handheld chemical agent while working a private extra-duty detail assignment at the... more »
  • Registered sex offender caught using social media

    May 20, 2016 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say a man was taken into custody after he was accused of using social media despite his registered sex offender status. 33-year-old Daniel Allen Smith, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of unlawful use of social media and knowingly providing false information to... more »
  • Greenwell Springs 18-year-old arrested for home invasion

    May 16, 2016 5:29 PM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested an 18-year-old who was allegedly part of a group that showed up at a woman’s house, threatening to burn it down and kill her son because he owed them money. Chance Boring, of Greenwell Springs, was booked on charges of home... more »
  • Man arrested for child cruelty after burning girl's feet in bath

    May 16, 2016 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a man accused of child cruelty after he reportedly burned a 16-month-old girl’s feet in a hot bath. 30-year-old Joey Anderson was booked into the EBR Parish Prison after his arrest Sunday on charges of second degree cruelty to juveniles along with a traffic... more »
  • Two parents arrested after child accused of hitting principal

    May 3, 2016 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested two parents for causing a disturbance at their children’s school after their child reportedly struck the assistant principal. Deputies say the incident occurred on Monday at Glen Oaks High School when a deputy was contacted by the assistant principal, stating... more »
  • EBRSO K-9 Division wins big at Canine Trials

    May 2, 2016 4:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division attended the United States Canine Association (USPCA) Region 10 field trails hosted by BRPD/EBRSO and placed for multiple awards. The trials were for patrol canines and narcotics detection canine teams. Captain James Broussard’s K-9 “INDO” won first place in the... more »
  • Man accused of murder after giving victims synthetic marijuana

    May 2, 2016 2:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - EBR Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a man and booked him on a murder charge after he was accused of giving synthetic marijuana to two victims who overdosed. 20-year-old OJ Bonds was booked into the parish prison on charges of second-degree murder and possession with intent... more »
  • EBRSO: Tree cuts through home after Sunday storms

    May 2, 2016 11:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies reported a tree fell on a house in the 8000 block of Greenwell Springs after Sunday’s bout of stormy weather. DEMCO and firefighters were also on the scene. Deputies said the tree fell following the heavy rain, damaging two vehicles... more »
  • Deputies looking for man who robbed Burbank CVS

    May 1, 2016 9:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a CVS on Burbank Drive Sunday night. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the store around 6:30 p.m., pulled out a knife and demanded money from a clerk. Deputies say... more »
  • Deputies investigate possible murder in Zachary

    April 25, 2016 11:09 AM

    ZACHARY - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge say they’re currently investigating a possible murder that took place over the weekend. EBRSO detectives say they responded to the scene in the 19600 block of Deer Creek around 8:45 p.m. Sunday night to perform a welfare check. The body... more »
  • EBRSO investigating shooting at Briar Hollow

    April 25, 2016 8:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are investigating an early morning shooting at the Briar Hollow townhomes off of Siegen Lane. BREAKING: EBRSO responding to a shooting at Briar Hollow town homes off of Siegen. Details coming on @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/G7FdHqLQ4u — MichaelVinsanau WBRZ (@MVinsanau) April 25,... more »
  • Deputies searching for man who robbed Metro PCS at gunpoint

    April 23, 2016 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a Metro PCS on Coursey Blvd at gunpoint Saturday. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the business with a silver pistol concealed in his pocket. He then brandished the weapon... more »
  • Man wanted for stealing money bag from College Drive Walmart

    April 21, 2016 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a suspect that stole a money bag from Walmart on College Drive. The incident occurred on Apr. 18 when a customer service manager was collecting money from the self-checkout registers and mistakenly left a money bag at the register. The... more »
  • Second man arrested after Monday night Hanks Drive shooting

    April 19, 2016 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A second man was arrested after a Monday night shooting on Hanks Drive. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office initially arrested 23-year-old Jeron Durroh for attempted second-degree murder after a Monday night shooting on Hanks Drive and have now arrested 30-year-old Brock Williams in connection with the... more »
  • One injured in shooting on South Harrells Ferry Road

    April 17, 2016 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – EMS confirmed one person was injured in a shooting at St. Jean Apartments on South Herrells Ferry Road. The shooting happened around 3 p.m. Sunday. Deputies are currently at the scene investigating. First responders say the injuries are not life-threatening. A WBRZ News 2 crew... more »
  • EBRSO to host Evening of Remembrance

    April 14, 2016 8:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux III is hosting the annual Evening of Remembrance Thursday night. The event is dedicated to remembering victims of homicide. Family and friends will honor their loved ones. One of the guest speakers is Barbara Mills, the mother of Brittney... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman who left child alone at Walmart identified

    April 8, 2016 3:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies have a woman in custody after a child was found walking alone in Cortana Mall Walmart Friday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the child appears to be about three-years-old. He is wearing black sweatpants, a white t-shirt, and red and white... more »
  • Woman arrested for terrorizing inside of Popeyes

    April 1, 2016 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested 21-year-old Tyieesha Franklin for terrorizing a manager and patrons inside of a Popeyes Thursday afternoon. EBRSO officers responded to a call Thursday afternoon to a Popeyes in the 14000 block of Wax Road where Franklin threatened management. The manager asked a... more »
  • Woman arrested for leaving child in hot car while in Walmart

    March 30, 2016 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested 33-year-old Tarsha Wright for leaving her child in a hot car for over 30 minutes. The incident occurred at the Walmart in the 9300 block of Cortana Place around 5 p.m. when witnesses saw Wright exit her car and walk... more »
  • EBRSO: Man arrested for hitting child with a chair

    March 10, 2016 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man for beating wife and throwing a chair at his child. The incident occurred on Thursday at around 8:00 a.m. on Sullivan Road when 26-year-old Mark Caruso arrived home from work and “irate,” according to the arrest report. According... more »
  • Man accused of exposing himself to kids after offering them candy, R-rated movie

    March 7, 2016 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Baton Rouge man after he was accused of luring a group of kids into his house with the promise of candy and an R-rated film before exposing himself to them. 49-year-old Herman Lewis was booked on charges of indecent behavior... more »
  • EBRSO: Man robbed at gunpoint after he accepted offered ride home

    March 3, 2016 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in EBR Parish say they arrested a woman after a victim came forward to say she was part of a group that robbed him at gunpoint when they offered him a ride home from the convenience store. 24-year-old Kecia Farley was booked on a... more »
  • Suspect wanted in connection with Greenwell Street shooting

    March 1, 2016 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives with the EBR Sheriff’s Office are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting incident that happened on Greenwell Street late last month. The suspect is described as about 6’5” or taller with mohawk style hair. He is driving an late model vehicle... more »
  • Deputies investigating afternoon shooting on Hanks Drive

    February 29, 2016 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are currently investigating a shooting in north Baton Rouge Monday afternoon. Sources told WBRZ News 2's Brett Buffington that one man was found shot in the head at 7300 Hanks Drive. Deputies have Victoria Dr closed near Hank Dr for shooting investigation. Source... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of raping teen

    February 29, 2016 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man was arrested Sunday after they say he raped a 17-year-old in January. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies were called on Jan. 14 in reference to a possible rape. The victim said she met 24-year-old Tiris Cage via cell phone a... more »
  • Man charged with sexual battery after fight with girlfriend

    February 29, 2016 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man was arrested Sunday after they say he was involved in a physical fight with his girlfriend Saturday. Around 2 a.m. Sunday, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputies talked to a victim who said she was involved in a fight with... more »
  • Deputies investigating deadly shooting on Prescott Rd.

    February 27, 2016 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE -Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge Saturday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Dalina Stamsberry was killed after a shooting occurred on Prescott Road around 11:20 a.m. EBRSO said the investigation is still ongoing. This is a developing... more »
  • Man attempts to bribe deputy during Wal-Mart shoplifting arrest

    February 26, 2016 3:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Sicily Island man after he tried to bribe an officer to get out of being arrested for shoplifting Friday morning. 21-year-old D’vonte Leonard was booked on charges of theft of goods, resisting an officer and public bribery following the incident... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman stole $10,500 from man after offering him sex for cash

    February 26, 2016 2:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a woman accused of stealing more than $10,000 from a man after she offered to have sex with him in exchange for money. 22-year-old Brittany Scott was booked on charges of criminal conspiracy and felony theft after deputies arrested her Friday.... more »
  • Naked woman trashes clothing store, jumps on car Play Video

    February 25, 2016 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A naked woman was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon after she trashed a clothing store and jumped up and down on a parked vehicle while shouting obscenities at passers-by. 52-year-old Elizabeth Ferger was booked on charges of criminal damage to property, obscenity, disturbing the peace... more »
  • EBRSO: Man beat 12-year-old daughter as punishment for online video

    February 19, 2016 2:06 PM

    BAKER - Deputies in Baker say they arrested a man accused of hitting his daughter in the face as punishment for a sexual video of her that surfaced online. 38-year-old Frankie Jordan was booked on charges of domestic abuse battery and cruelty to juveniles after he was arrested Wednesday.... more »
  • Man accused of sexual battery of juvenile for 'sexual energy'

    February 19, 2016 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say a Baton Rouge man was arrested last week after they say he inappropriately touched a juvenile because he needed “sexual energy.” According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened on Feb. 8. Deputies say 52-year-old Michael Curry picked up a juvenile... more »
  • Father arrested in missing child search had recently spent time in a mental health facility Play Video

    February 19, 2016 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The suspect in a missing child case overnight had just been released from a mental health facility and was wanted for a threatening tirade at a fast food restaurant hours before the child went missing, arrest documents obtained by WBRZ indicate. Donoven Bessie, 23, was arrested... more »
  • Deadly fight in jail over a blanket; inmate charged with murder

    February 18, 2016 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A fight between inmates at the parish jail killed one man. In new information released Thursday morning, deputies said Tyrin Colbert,17, was strangled by Kermitrius Thomas,17, Wednesday evening. Colbert was found unresponsive in his cell during a routine check and was taken to the hospital where... more »
  • EBRSO: Crash reveals school bus driver didn't have valid license Play Video

    February 17, 2016 12:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish school bus driver has been fired after rear-ending a parked car Monday afternoon. She was issued two tickets by EBRSO deputies. One suggests she shouldn't have been driving at all. The accident happened Monday around 4 p.m. on North Flannery, near Delores,... more »
  • Woman looking for more Valentine's affection booked for domestic abuse

    February 15, 2016 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a woman Sunday morning after she was accused of hitting her boyfriend in the head with a mug because she wanted him to “show her more affection on Valentine’s Day.” 24-year-old Allison Lopez was booked on charges of aggravated battery and domestic abuse battery... more »
  • 3 family members arrested after pulling guns during fight at BREC park

    February 11, 2016 2:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three family members are behind bars on attempted murder and other charges Thursday after a fight with their daughter and her boyfriend at a BREC park ended in shots being fired. The victim’s parents, 48-year-old Thaddeus Vallery Sr. and 43-year-old Tiffany Vallery, and her brother, 20-year-old... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of child pornography possession

    February 9, 2016 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a Baton Rouge man after a juvenile victim contacted officers and was able to show photographic evidence of child pornography on the suspect’s cell phone. 52-year-old Joseph Davis was booked on charges of video voyeurism and possession of pornography involving juveniles.... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman charged with terrorizing

    February 7, 2016 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge woman was charged with felony terrorizing after they say she harassed another woman, causing her to want to move and fear for her safety. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, on Jan. 26, deputies were dispatched to an apartment on... more »
  • Man accused of telling officer 'I'll blow your police car up.'

    January 31, 2016 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man was arrested Sunday morning after they say he approached an off-duty Central Police officer and threatened to blow up his patrol car. East Baton Rouge Sherriff’s deputies say they were called around 2 a.m. Sunday after a Central Police officer... more »
  • Man arrested, accused of cursing at store workers

    January 26, 2016 1:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who investigators said was yelling and cursing at workers at a Baton Rouge Walmart. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office charged 30-year-old Kenneth Bradley with disturbing the peace and entering after being forbidden after his arrest Monday. Deputies said they... more »
  • EBRSO: Man arrested after shooting dog for not behaving during bath

    January 22, 2016 5:57 PM

    ZACHARY - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of shooting his dog multiple times when the animal wouldn’t cooperate during a bath. 51-year-old Brian K. Blair, of Zachary, was booked on charges of cruelty to animals and illegal use of a weapon following the incident.... more »
  • Missing Central teen found in good health Play Video

    January 16, 2016 11:48 AM

    CENTRAL - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish say a missing 13-year-old boy from Central was found in good health at a friend's house just after noon on Saturday morning EBRSO reported that Ethan Cockerham was last seen on Friday at 3:25 p.m. at his home in the... more »
  • EBRSO look for man who used stolen identity to take out $40k loan

    January 13, 2016 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in EBR Parish are on the lookout for a man accused of using a stolen identity to obtain bank loans for $40,000 from the IberiaBank on Highland Road last summer. Detectives say the man used a stolen identity from an out-of-state person to obtain... more »
  • Smoothie shop owner accused of dealing cocaine

    January 13, 2016 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies said a smoothie shop owner has been charged with dealing cocaine and marijuana out of his store in East Baton Rouge Parish. Sheriff's deputies accused Tommy Le of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana on Jan. 12. Detectives said they arrested Le... more »
  • Pride man arrested after pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run

    January 11, 2016 4:57 PM

    PRIDE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man accused of severely injuring a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash on George Oneal Road Saturday. 25-year-old Michael Threeton was booked into the EBR Parish Prison on a charge of hit-and-run following his arrest on Sunday. Deputies said... more »
  • Suspect named in Coy Avenue murder

    January 10, 2016 9:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies released the name of the man wanted for murder and attempted murder after a shooting on Coy Avenue overnight in East Baton Rouge Parish. Investigators said 38-year-old Leethel White was wanted for killing 28-year-old Kourtney Thomas and shooting another woman Saturday night. Sheriff's deputies... more »
  • Deputies searching for man who robbed Jefferson Hwy. gas station

    January 8, 2016 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are seeking the public’s help to find a man who robbed a Cracker Barrel on Jefferson Highway early Thursday morning. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the Cracker Barrel at 15421 Jefferson Highway around 2 a.m. Thursday brandishing a pistol... more »
  • EBRSO: Man stole more than $20,000 in contractor fraud case

    January 8, 2016 2:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a man for contractor fraud after he was accused of stealing more than $20,000 from a Baton Rouge couple. 53-year-old Edmund Leblanc was booked into the parish prison on charges of forgery, theft and injuring public records following his... more »
  • 2 wanted after using counterfeit cash at N. Mall Drive Walmart

    January 7, 2016 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are on the lookout for a pair of men seen using counterfeit cash at the North Mall Drive Walmart last month. Reports indicate the two men used $1,100 in counterfeit currency to buy two laptop computers from the retailer... more »
  • Brothers' fight leads to contractor's arrest

    January 5, 2016 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies said a fight between two brothers helped them find and arrest a Baton Rouge contractor wanted for stealing money from a client more than year ago. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said 52-year-old Craig Brown was hired to repair a roof in May 2014... more »
  • EBRSO: woman fled from deputies after stealing from Walmart

    January 2, 2016 6:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Investigators say a woman stole items from a Baton Rouge Walmart and led deputies in a short pursuit ending in a crash Friday. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office charged 29-year-old Laceria Poche with resisting an officer, illegal possession of stolen goods and theft of goods... more »
  • EBRSO deputies on scene of shooting in Zachary

    December 30, 2015 4:43 PM

    ZACHARY - Two people were arrested in Zachary after a man died from a gunshot wound to the chest. Derrick Wayne Coates Jr., 20, of Zachary was shot in the chest, and later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries, according to the East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Gonzales woman arrested after accidentally firing gun into neighboring apartment

    December 28, 2015 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a Gonzales woman Sunday night after she accidentally fired a gun into an adjacent apartment. A couple living at an apartment complex in the 11900 block of Nicholson Drive in Baton Rouge contacted EBRSO deputies Sunday after they said they were... more »
  • Man accused of trapping ex-girlfriend in car, raping her at gunpoint

    December 23, 2015 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man after he was accused of trapping his ex-girlfriend in his car, driving her to a secluded place and raping her at gunpoint. 19-year-old Kenneth Johnson was booked on charges of aggravated rape, false imprisonment, offender armed with... more »
  • Spontaneous confession reported in 2011 bank robbery Play Video

    December 21, 2015 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man spontaneously contacted authorities and admitted to them he robbed an East Baton Rouge Parish bank in 2011. Deputies arrested 26-year-old John Mendoza on Friday. They said Mendoza told them details only the person who robbed the bank would know. The... more »
  • Deputies accuse man of second attack against prostitute

    December 17, 2015 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies accused an East Baton Rouge Parish man this week of attacking at prostitute, arresting him about an hour after he bonded out of prison on similar charges. Sheriff's deputies booked 22-year-old Willie Hill on charges of armed robbery and second degree aggravated battery Wednesday. He... more »
  • Accused car wash bandit booked in EBR

    December 15, 2015 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies booked a man Tuesday accused of multiple thefts and break-ins at car wash businesses in two parishes. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies said 53-year-old Hubert P. Bourgeois faces charges of armed robbery and burglary in their parish, after he was arrested on similar charges... more »
  • EBRSO: Man arrested for possession of child pornography

    December 14, 2015 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities charged a man with possession of child pornography after they said they found child porn during a search of his home. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies arrested 55-year-old Jonathan Novo after authorities said they tracked his IP address to files containing child pornography. Investigators say that... more »

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