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  • Zachary homicide victim was strangled, stabbed Play Video

    July 4, 2015 11:45 PM

    ZACHARY - Results of an autopsy on a man killed in Zachary over the weekend indicate that he was strangled and stabbed to death. Officials say the body was found at around 7pm on the 3000 block of South Vernon Road. Robert Noce, 48, of 3021 South Vernon... more »
  • Deputies say deadly shooting was justified check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 29, 2015 12:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a man shot and killed someone who was trying to rob him at gunpoint early Monday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said they were called to the 13900 block of Azalea Park Avenue around 1:30 a.m. for reports of a shooting.... more »
  • 3 suspects wanted in Nicholson Drive Jeep theft

    June 25, 2015 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are looking for three suspects believed to be behind a series of car break-ins and a vehicle burglary in neighborhoods in the Nicholson Drive and Bluebonnet Blvd area last week. Deputies say a white 2014 Jeep Wrangler was stolen... more »
  • EBRSO investigating possible rape, abduction in Zachary Play Video

    June 18, 2015 7:37 PM

    ZACHARY - A woman who said she was abducted and raped is recovering in a hospital in Zachary on Thursday. Residents on Brian-Chad Avenue in Zachary said they saw a woman walking in a daze, looking for help. Michelle Stanfill was standing outside of her house Thursday morning when... 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 »
  • Deputies identify victim in Summer Drive Shooting

    June 11, 2015 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies have identified the victim in the Summer Drive shooting as 35-year-old D'Andre T. Smith. The shooting happened just after noon. Deputies are still investigating the scene for clues Deputies said Smith was shot and killed in the 5300 block of Summer Drive Thursday.... more »
  • Detectives investigate multiple cloned credit card crimes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 8, 2015 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives said Monday they're investigating a rash of incidents where cloned credit cards were used to make illegal purchases in Baton Rouge. The first happened May 13 at the Toys-R-Us on Mall Drive around 5:55 p.m. Deputies said a man used a cloned company credit card... more »
  • EBRSO seeking 2 men behind hotel armed robbery

    June 8, 2015 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives in East Baton Rouge Parish are looking for two men wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Reiger Road hotel room last Tuesday morning. According to witnesses, two men armed with pistols knocked on the door of a hotel room where two women... more »
  • Authorities warn of new phone scam

    June 8, 2015 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities warned of a new phone scam in East Baton Rouge parish Monday. A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said they've received numerous reports of a telephone scam in which residents receive a phone call from an individual claiming to be an EBRSO... more »
  • EBRSO cleaning up apartment complexes check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Trees, power lines taken out by lightning

    May 29, 2015 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies reported a fast-moving shower which hit East Baton Rouge Parish Friday afternoon took out a pair of trees in apparent lightning strikes. EBRSO said the trees in the 6700 block of Vineyard and the 5800 block of Satinwood were damaged, splitting limbs and spreading... more »
  • Just in time for bed, evacuation lifted after gas line rupture Play Video

    May 28, 2015 5:50 PM

    ZACHARY - Families in a quiet neighborhood just outside the city were able to return home just in time for bed Thursday night. They were forced to evacuate hours earlier after a gas line ruptured. The line broke and forced people in the High Plains Crossing subdivision off... more »
  • Detectives seek couple using cloned credit card

    May 27, 2015 2:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are on the lookout for a couple captured on security camera using a cloned credit card to make purchases at several Capital Area businesses. Reports indicate the couple used a "cloned" credit card, which is obtained by copying stolen credit card information to bogus cards,... more »
  • EBRSO looking for Shenandoah vehicle burglars check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 27, 2015 2:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of three men seen breaking into vehicles recently in the Shenandoah area and asked for the public's help identifying them. Detectives said the three men parked their cars in the 17100 block of Sharpsburg Avenue the morning of May 15 and walked... more »
  • Armed man robs department store

    May 21, 2015 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos Thursday of a man who they said robbed the Siegen Lane Target overnight. Detectives said a worker was collecting money from the registers around 10:45 p.m. when the man approached her, lifted his shirt and showed her a gun. EBRSO said... more »
  • Deputies say man ditched car with AK-47, weed inside

    May 20, 2015 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said officers and K-9s tracked down a man who fled after a traffic stop in East Baton Rouge, leaving behind an AK-47 and drugs in his vehicle. EBRSO said deputies arrested 26-year-old Markus Morris after the chase around noon in Old South Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Purse thief sought by EBRSO

    May 11, 2015 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released a photo of a man sought by authorities for stealing a purse from a vehicle at an East Baton Rouge Parish store. Deputies said it happened on April 17 around 10:30 p.m. at the Family Dollar at 9999 Burbank Drive. The victim said... more »
  • Man sought after using 'cloned' credit card

    April 22, 2015 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a man who detectives said recently racked up several hundred dollars on a cloned credit card. Deputies said the man used the cloned card, which is a fake credit card with someone's stolen information loaded on it, at... more »
  • Deputies say vehicle possibly connected to woman's disappearance Play Video

    April 20, 2015 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's investigators released a photo Monday of a vehicle they believe might be connected to the disappearance of an East Baton Rouge woman whose luxury car was found abandoned and burned to a crisp. Deputies said the SUV in the picture was spotted near Tahereh Ghassemi's... more »
  • Missing woman's vehicle found burned

    April 14, 2015 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a missing woman's vehicle was found burned to a crisp in East Baton Rouge Parish this weekend. EBRSO detectives said 54-year-old Tahereh Ghassemi, who is from the Middle East, has been missing since 8 p.m. Saturday, April 11, when she was last heard... more »
  • Federal indictment details historic EBR drug seizure

    April 14, 2015 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - U. S. Attorneys unsealed a federal indictment Tuesday which listed nine arrests and an historic drug seizure for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, all part of an operation to take down what federal agents said was a drug trafficking networking in Louisiana and California. U.... more »
  • Former EBRSO prison employee arrested for solicitation

    March 2, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former employee of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was arrested for solicitation of prostitution Monday, according to the Sheriff's office. Jordan Zachary, 20, was employed by the EBRSO as a security worker at the parish prison for about seven months. Reports indicate Zachary... more »
  • Arrested man threatens deputies, Obama, government

    February 4, 2015 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested and East Baton Rouge man Tuesday night after investigators said he directed a stream of obscene, threatening language at law enforcement which included threats of physical violence, bombings and arson. Niles Clay, 52, was arrested and charged with improper telephone communication, communicating false... more »
  • EBRSO deputies investigate cell phone store break-in

    January 22, 2015 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are looking for three suspects who attempted to burglarize a local cell phone store Sunday morning. Surveillance cameras show two of the suspects using crowbars to pry open the front door of the store, which is located in the... more »
  • Suspect identified in EBR bank robbery

    January 15, 2015 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies named a suspect Thursday in this week's bank robbery in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said a tip identified the robber as 46-year-old William Mathis. Investigators said Mathis is originally from Albany, La., but believed to currently be in Florida. Investigators said Mathis... more »
  • Man arrested with 35 pounds of marijuana

    January 6, 2015 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man after they said he was caught with 35 pounds of marijuana at his home. Deputies charged Joshua B. Scott, 28, with drug possession and possession with intent to distribute. Members of the sheriff's office Narcotics Division found... more »
  • EBRSO: Man killed in overnight shooting

    December 5, 2014 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said one person died as a result of their injuries from a shooting overnight in East Baton Rouge Parish. Detectives said it happened just after 11 p.m. in the 1600 block of George O'Neal Road. The sheriff's office said the victim, who was... more »
  • BRPD, EBRSO both patrolling mall after annexation check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Body found near EBR library

    November 19, 2014 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The sheriff's office responded to reports of a body found outside a Baton Rouge library Wednesday morning. An EBRSO spokesperson said the body was found in a stretch of woods near the library at 9200 Bluebonnet. Deputies did not release any information identifying the person,... more »
  • Sheriff: Suspect named in Saturday murder

    November 16, 2014 7:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge deputies say they know who the gunman is in Saturday's murder. Deputies say Marcus Dominique, 22, shot and killed Eric Kinchen, 32, at around 10 a.m. near the corner of Port Drive and GSRI avenue. Kinchen died at the hospital from his injuries.... more »
  • EBR Christmas Crusade applications being taken

    November 14, 2014 11:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies will start taking applications next week for their annual Christmas Crusade. The program was started in 1988 to help make sure thousands of children in need each year get toys and other gifts for the holidays. Parents... more »
  • Deputies re-capture escaped trustee

    October 29, 2014 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they re-captured a trustee who escaped from a job site in Mid City Baton Rouge Wednesday morning. It happened in the area of 2200 America Street, according to EBRSO. Deputies said the trustee, Kelvin Stampley, was in jail for a handful of midemeanors,... more »
  • EBRSO K-9 Team wins national championship

    October 29, 2014 11:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office announced on Wednesday that the EBRSO K-9 Team took championship honors at the 2014 United States Police Canine Association National Trial. Captain James Broussard and Lt. Steven Whitstine along with K-9 units Indo and Tigo attended 2014 USPCA trials held... more »
  • EBRSO: Man shot in head over cell phone

    October 6, 2014 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives arrested an East Baton Rouge man Monday after they said he shot someone in the head after taking his cell phone. Deputies accused James Mills, 18, of first degree murder and armed robbery after the shooting in the 8000 block of Bayou Fountain Avenue Sunday... more »
  • Man accused in EBR gun battle

    September 15, 2014 3:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man who investigators said was involved in a gunfight in the northeast part of the parish. Deputies charged Justin Stoute, 19, with attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon after his arrest Monday. Investigators said Stoute admitted... more »
  • 3 arrested in Livingston car break ins, SUV theft

    August 7, 2014 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Three people accused of stealing an SUV and breaking into more than 30 cars in two Denham Springs subdivisions last month were arrested after a joint investigation by sheriff's deputies in Livingston and East Baton Rouge Parishes. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office was contacted on July... more »
  • Bond more than doubled for Tinder rape suspect

    July 29, 2014 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Bond was increased Tuesday for a man accused of raping a woman he met on a smartphone dating app, jail records show. Jacob Witz is charged with forcible rape and now has a $75,000 bond. After his arrest Saturday, it was set at $35,000. Deputies arrested... more »
  • Sheriff's office plans school supply giveaway

    July 29, 2014 4:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies announced plans Tuesday for their upcoming Scotlandville School Supply Giveaway. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said their annual school supply event will be Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Glen Oaks High School. A department spokesperson said school... more »
  • Man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder

    July 28, 2014 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man accused of raping a woman he met through a social dating app. Deputies charged Jacob Witz, 22, with forcible rape after his arrest Saturday. Investigators said the victim contacted them and told them she met Witz using... more »
  • Search warrant issued in bank robbery case

    July 21, 2014 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies are still investigating the robbery of a bank on O'Neal recently . There is a search warrant related to the case involving a woman named Terri Larrieu. Larrieu's DNA was found on the note used in the heist, court documents revealed Monday. The bank robbery... more »
  • EBRSO: Wigged man tried to rob pharmacy

    July 10, 2014 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they've looking for a man in a red wig who tried to rob a pharmacy in East Baton Rouge Thursday morning. Witnesses told deputies that the wig-wearing man went into the CVS on George O'Neil Road around 9 a.m. and gave a note... more »
  • Search for bank robber continues in Baton Rouge

    July 7, 2014 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a bank on O'Neal Lane was robbed around noon Monday in East Baton Rouge Parish. A sheriff's department spokesperson said a man went into the Chase Bank on O'Neal and passed the teller a note, which demanded money and claimed he had a... more »
  • Gardere Initiative meets to discuss crime, blight check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 26, 2014 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A panel of city leaders listened and engaged with an audience of concerned residents about crime and other problems in south Baton Rouge. Their main concern is crime in the Gardere Area off Burbank Drive. The town hall meeting was about the Gardere Initiative, a group... more »
  • Deputies seize 240 pounds of synthetic marijuana in pair of raids check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 13, 2014 5:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office seized more than 240 lbs. of synthetic marijuana and arrested four people following a pair of raids. The largest was at the Lotus shop on O'Neal Lane. Deputies found more than 200 lbs. of the synthetic pot at that location... more »
  • EBRSO ID pedestrian hit, killed on Hoo Shoo Too

    June 12, 2014 7:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified a pedestrian who was killed early Thursday morning. Deputies said 36-year-old Anthony Ray Robinson was found dead in a ditch on Hoo Shoo Too Rd. at 2:30 a.m. after a woman who may have hit him with her... more »
  • Shooting shuts down Baton Rouge intersection

    June 11, 2014 4:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has blocked off the 9400 block of Greenwell Springs Rd. near Monterrey Dr. following a shooting. The Coroner's Office is on scene. The victim was found inside a vehicle. Authorities have not released the victim's name. We'll have more... more »
  • EBRSO looking for scammer

    June 10, 2014 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are looking for a woman wanted for scamming a Walmart cashier into loading money on debit cards. It happened on May 8 at the Walmart on N. Mall Drive. Detectives say the suspect told the cashier was a... more »
  • EBRSO searching for escaped trustee

    May 19, 2014 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said an East Baton Rouge Parish trustee walked away from their job Monday afternoon. Deputies said Joseph Pomares, 42, was last seen around 1 p.m. at the Central Substation. He's 5'9" and weighs around 130 pounds. Records showed Pomares was arrested April 5... more »
  • EBRSO looking for vehicle in possible road rage

    May 9, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a shooting. The shooting happened in the 18000 block of Magnolia Bridge Road on April 24. Detectives say the suspect became angry when the car in front of him... more »
  • Police looking for woman using counterfeit money

    May 6, 2014 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman trying to make purchases at the Target on Siegen Lane using counterfeit money, is on the loose. Detectives say the woman gave the cashier eleven 20 dollar bills, which were found to be counterfeit. The suspect then left the store, leaving all the fake... more »
  • EBRSO looking for Winn Dixie purse thief

    May 6, 2014 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are looking for a woman seen stealing a purse from a shopper at the Winn Dixie on Joor Road. Detectives say the victim was shopping, when the woman took the purse out of the shopping cart and ran... more »
  • Deputies seek leads in Walmart purse theft

    May 6, 2014 2:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man seen stealing a woman's purse from the Walmart on Coursey Boulevard in Baton Rouge, is on the loose. Detectives say the suspect stood near the victim in the deli area, then reached into the victim's shopping cart and grabbed her purse. They say the... more »
  • 24-year-old facing charges after Tigerland shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 2, 2014 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies shot a man in the head when gunfire was exchanged between him and authorities in Tigerland Friday afternoon the sheriff's office said. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux told WBRZ News 2, Lionel Gilmore, 24, was arrested on three counts of attempted murder on a deputy as well as... more »
  • Detectives: Two arrested with bags of cocaine

    April 24, 2014 6:25 PM

    BAKER - Authorities arrested two people after narcotics agents said they found bags of cocaine, an assault rifle, and cash at an East Baton Rouge home Thursday. Investigators arrested Jonathan Lewis, 31, and Latarsha Lewis, 30, on drug and weapons charges. Jonathan Lewis was also charged with four counts... more »
  • One arrested in Glen Oaks shooting

    March 28, 2014 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man investigators said was involved in a deadly shooting in the Glen Oaks area of East Baton Rouge Thursday night. Deputies accused Cedric Glasper, 24, of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder. Detectives said Glasper got into a... more »
  • Man accused of covering up lover's murder

    March 26, 2014 8:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested in the shooting death of his girlfriend after he claimed she shot herself. Deputies say Jason Bringier, 32, initially told them Lucinda White, 30, shot herself in the head on Monday at a residence on Toulon Drive. He told deputies that... more »
  • Woman accused of trying to bribe deputy

    March 20, 2014 3:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge woman Thursday after they said she tried to bribe an officer during a traffic stop. Deputies accused Malaina Saulny of bribery, speeding, theft, driving with a suspended license, not having registration or insurance, and driving with an altered motor vehicle... more »
  • Man caught on camera robbing bait car

    March 5, 2014 12:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives said an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office bait car caught pictures of a man who broke into it last month. Sheriff's deputies said the man stole a purse and several electronics from the car, which had been set up at 5252 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard... more »
  • Two sought in rash of vehicle burglaries check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 5, 2014 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives released pictures Wednesday of two women investigators are seeking in connection with a string of recent vehicle break-ins in East Baton Rouge Parish. Sheriff's deputies said the women tried to cash a stolen check made out for $1,800 on Feb. 18 at a bank on... more »
  • EBRSO: Woman sought after using stolen card

    March 5, 2014 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a woman seen using a stolen bank card on Jan. 1. Detectives said card was reported stolen from a Baton Rouge restaurant, and was used to make several purchases at other businesses in the city. Deputies then... more »
  • EBRSO: Driver did donuts before crashing into ditch

    February 18, 2014 9:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man was driving drunk when he crashed into a ditch after he did donuts in the fire department's front yard. The wreck happened on LA 426 west of LA 3245. The fire department was already on scene when police arrived, and said that... more »
  • EBRSO looking for restaurant burglary suspect

    January 22, 2014 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are searching for a man wanted for breaking into the KFC restaurant on Bluebonnet. Detectives say on January 10 just before 2 a.m., the man threw a large brick through the front glass door, walked in, and tried to... more »
  • Three sought for stealing computers

    January 21, 2014 3:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives released surveillance photos of three women they said stole computers from an East Baton Rouge Parish store on New Year's Eve. Sheriff's deputies said the women took five laptops from the Siegen Lane Walmart around 6:15 p.m. on Dec. 31. Deputies said one was... more »
  • EBRSO looking for credit card thieves

    January 15, 2014 2:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are looking for a man and woman wanted for using a stolen credit card. Detectives say, on January 9, the card was taken from a car in the 16000 block of Gingerwood Avenue. That's in the Five Oaks... more »
  • Two arrested in deadly shooting investigation

    December 12, 2013 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men from Prarieville, wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Baton Rouge, have been arrested. The shooting, that left one man dead and another injured, happened Wednesday morning around 5 a.m. at 9143 Pecan Drive. Detectives found 22 year-old Jared Vincent dead inside his... more »
  • One dead, one injured in EBR shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 11, 2013 7:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said they're continuing to investigate a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in East Baton Rouge Parish. A department spokesperson said one person died and another person was injured in the shooting, which happened around 5 a.m. at 9143 Ridge Pecan Drive. ... more »

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