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  • Man re-arrested after escaping from Southern Campus Police HQ

    June 7, 2016 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is behind bars in East Baton Rouge Parish after he escaped from the Southern University Campus Police Department as officers were booking him. 25-year-old Frederick White was booked on charges of resisting an officer, theft, criminal damage to property and simple escape after he... more »
  • Officers chase down fugitive on Leonidas Drive

    April 21, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE- On Wednesday night, K9 Officers responded to a home in the 12000 block of Leonidas Drive to assist 4th District Officers in arresting a wanted fugitive, according to BRPD. The fugitive officers were looking for was 35-year-old Craig Tate. Tate was a confirmed fugitive who was wanted for... more »
  • Michigan fugitive captured in New Orleans

    December 4, 2015 10:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Federal investigators in New Orleans arrested a fugitive wanted on a kidnapping charge in Michigan. 21-year-old Jacob Chox was arrested outside a Mid-City home on Thursday as part of a multi-state investigation. The arrest was part of an on-going multi-agency investigation including officers in Louisiana, Texas and Michigan.... more »
  • French hunt 2nd fugitive involved in attacks

    November 17, 2015 12:49 PM

    PARIS - French officials say they are seeking a second fugitive directly involved in the Paris attacks. Three officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to provide details about the ongoing investigation, said Tuesday that an analysis of the series of attacks on Nov. 13... more »
  • Fugitive's capture brings closure for victim's family Play Video

    October 2, 2015 7:45 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A shooting victim's family found closure Friday when his fugitive killer was captured in Atlanta. Molly Hardin is the aunt of Cordies Gales, the 31 year old man gunned down by Benjuiel Johnson in 2010. Hardin said she was "so excited" when she heard the news. Johnson... more »
  • Fugitive turned actor arrested

    July 28, 2015 9:07 PM

    TACOMA, WASHINGTON- A real life bank robber who plays a leading role in the movie "Marla Mae" was arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a newspaper story about the film. Jason Strange pleaded guilty to bank robbery in 2006 and got more than nine years in prison... more »
  • Unlicensed bounty hunter awaits sentencing Play Video

    July 22, 2015 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A so-called bounty hunter will have to wait until next month to be sentenced for shooting a woman in 2011 in Baton Rouge. The alleged bounty hunter, 35-year-old Demarcus McKnight, did not have a license and was set to be sentenced Wednesday in court. The judge... more »
  • 4 people shot in 3 Maine communities; gunman sought

    July 17, 2015 12:40 PM

    BENEDICTA, ME - State police say they're searching for a gunman in a stolen logging truck following the shootings of four people in three different communities in northern Maine. Steve McCausland of the Maine Department of Public Safety said Friday that four people were shot overnight in the towns of... more »
  • 40 year fugitive surrenders

    April 22, 2015 7:39 PM

    FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY- A man called the sheriff's office in Franklin County, Kentucky, with a wild tale a deputy had to check out for himself. What he found was a 66-year-old frail man who spent more than 40-years on the run from the law who wanted to give up. ... more »
  • Deep-sea treasure hunter pleads guilty to contempt of court

    April 8, 2015 4:08 PM

    COLUMBUS, OH - A deep-sea treasure hunter who spent years as a fugitive after refusing to testify about gold he discovered in a historic shipwreck has pleaded guilty to contempt of court. Sixty-two-year-old Tommy Thompson pleaded guilty to the criminal contempt charge Wednesday in federal court in Columbus. Thompson went... more »
  • LSP: Alabama fugitive arrested in Denham Springs

    November 12, 2014 6:04 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State police reported the arrest Wednesday of a third suspect wanted on multiple charges after they fled from troopers Tuesday. The third individual, 21-year-old Christopher Barnwell of Elberta, Ala. was spotted by an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy who was on his way to work... more »
  • US Marshals looking for fugitive in home invasion

    June 3, 2014 2:48 PM

    OPELOUSAS - The U.S. Marshal's Office in St. Landry Parish said they are looking for information regarding a 26-year-old woman wanted in connection with a home invasion and attempted murder. Jessica Lynn Rose is wanted on charges of home invasion, attempted first degree murder, armed robbery, false imprisonment, and... 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 »
  • U.S. wants Mexican drug lord extradited Play Video

    February 24, 2014 6:56 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - After 13 years on the run, narrow escapes from the military, law enforcement and rivals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is back in Mexican custody. Now starts what is likely to be a lengthy and complicated legal process to decide which country gets to try him first. In... more »
  • Fugitive tracked down in New Orleans

    August 29, 2013 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A nearly year long fugitive hunt has come to end in New Orleans. 43-year-old Joseph Marrone was arrested Tuesday by agents with the Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension and High Technology Crime Units. Marrone was wanted by several law enforcement agencies. The Mandeville Police Department... more »
  • Man wanted in Lake Charles death added to FBI list

    June 17, 2013 11:55 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - The FBI has added a man wanted for a 2008 rape and murder in Lake Charles to its Ten Most Wanted list. Twenty-five-year-old Jose Manuel Garcia Guevara is accused of breaking into the home of 26-year-old Wanda Barton and her husband on Feb. 19, 2008 and raping... more »
  • BRPD fugitive caught in Iberville Parish

    May 19, 2013 5:07 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - A man who evaded Baton Rouge Police Friday was captured by Iberville Sheriff's deputies Sunday, according to BRPD Cpl. Tommy Stubbs. The pursuit began Friday night when officers tried to stop a car. The driver, Louis Northern, failed to stop and headed west on I-10. ... more »
  • Burglary suspect last seen in Baton Rouge

    April 5, 2013 2:35 PM

    COTTONPORT - Authorities in Avoyelles Parish are on the lookout for a man wanted in a string of burglaries in Cottonport. Police issued an arrest warrant for 20 year-old Devon Demouy. Investigators said he's known to be in Baton Rouge with Lashonda Williams. Their last known address is... more »
  • Fugitive arrested in hit and run accident

    April 1, 2013 2:13 PM

    Walker- A fugitive from Georgia wanted in a hit and run accident in Livingston Parish, is now under arrest. The accident happened Sunday evening at the intersection of Walker South Road and Florida Boulevard. Police say Powell admitted to drinking before the accident, then took off and hid... more »
  • Louisiana fugitive caught in Los Angeles Play Video

    March 26, 2013 1:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State corrections officials said a fugitive from a Louisiana women's prison was caught this week in Los Angeles. Authorities arrested Keana Barnes, 33, after LAPD gave her a ticket for loitering Monday and she gave them a fake name. They said she told them her real... more »
  • La. fugitive added to U. S. Marshals Most Wanted

    March 14, 2013 10:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The U. S. Marshals Service added an escaped murderer who disappeared from a St. Gabriel women's prison to their 15 Most Wanted fugitive list today. Keana Barnes escaped from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women on Jan. 1. Prison officials said they found her jail cell... more »
  • Carjacking victim says fugitive ex-cop was calm

    February 13, 2013 4:58 PM

    BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - Rick Heltebrake says he instantly recognized the man who carjacked his truck as Christopher Dorner and says the man was calm and didn't want to hurt him. Heltebrake says he was on a road near Big Bear Lake yesterday when Dorner emerged from a grove... more »
  • High speed chase nets fugitive from Mississippi, Alabama

    January 11, 2013 1:12 PM

    WALKER - A fugitive from two states is in jail after a high speed chase in Livingston Parish Wednesday. Walker police say it began after a complaint that two men in a blue pickup were trying to buy drugs. Officers tried to stop the truck when it was spotted... more »
  • DOC: Fugitive spotted in New Orleans

    January 10, 2013 4:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - State prison officials said a convicted killer who escaped from a St. Gabriel correctional facility New Year's Day has been spotted in New Orleans. Corrections officials said they learned Keana Barnes, 33, got a ride to downtown New Orleans last week. They said she has also... more »
  • Reward increased in search for fugitive

    January 4, 2013 10:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State prison officials upped the reward today for information leading to the capture of an escaped fugitive they say should be considered armed and dangerous. The state Department of Public Safety and Corrections offered $2,500 in their search for leads to find Keana Barnes, 33, who... more »
  • Escaped prisoner was serving manslaughter sentence

    January 1, 2013 11:45 AM

    ST. GABRIEL - Authorities said the woman who escaped overnight from a state prison in St. Gabriel was serving a 25-year sentence for manslaughter, and offered a reward for information leading to her capture. St. Gabriel Police Chief Kevin Ambeau said 33-year-old Keana Barnes climbed over a fence at... more »

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