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  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • WANTED: Authorities searching for accused burglar/sex offender check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 11, 2012 7:44 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH- Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies are searching for a wanted fugitive they believe is responsible for breaking into a house in St. Amant. Shane Medine took off after the robbery and hasn't been seen since. Guns and jewelry were stolen. Deputies said nearly $30,000 worth of items was... more »
  • Fugitive wanted in Ascension Parish

    November 8, 2012 2:34 PM

    Gonzales- Police in Gonzales are asking for your help in finding Damon Williams. Williams is wanted for principal to attempted second degree murder and discharge of a weapon within the city limits. This stems from an investgation into a shooting on Halloween night in the parking lot of Mike's... more »
  • La. fugitive who can't swim caught in W.V. river

    March 30, 2012 2:24 PM

    PHILIPPI, W.Va.- U.S. marshals say they caught a fugitive from Louisiana after he jumped into the Tygart River, then realized he couldn't swim. 31-year-old Larry Murry of Labadieville, La., was wanted on a charge of aggravated incest. A deputy marshal was closing in on him near Philippi on Thursday afternoon... more »
  • Fugitive Calls Cops when he Runs out of Gas

    February 14, 2012 7:52 PM

    A man who violated parole on murder escape charges called the wrong people for roadside assistance when he ran out of gas in rural Wyoming. Richard Vincent of Oregon was wanted in Georgia. He called the Uinta County Sheriff's Office for help and it sent Wyoming State Troopers to help... more »
  • Unregistered sex offender sentenced to 21 months in prison

    February 3, 2012 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The United States Department of Justice sent a strong message to unregistered sex offenders Friday by sentencing a convicted child pornographer who didn't register to 21 months in prison. Noel Carlson, 38, of Mesa, Arizona will be supervised for five years after release . In... more »
  • Update: Coleman in custody

    January 30, 2012 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- U.S. Marshal Kevin Harrison says Michael Dewayne Coleman has been caught. Coleman was the subject of a manhunt in the Sharon Hills area after a team attempted to serve a warrant last Thursday, and he fled into some woods near the subdivision. Coleman was wanted by... more »
  • Fugitive's body found in bayou check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 7, 2011 4:14 PM

    GROSSE TETE- The body of a man who ran from Iberville Parish Deputies after an interstate traffic stop was found by searchers in a bayou early Wednesday morning. Deputies said he ran after the car he was riding in was pulled over for a traffic violation. Investigators found counterfeit... more »
  • Former Baton Rouge man in federal custody

    December 6, 2011 3:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who faked his own death 16 years ago is now in federal custody. Milton Windsor Harris, 67, appeared Friday before a U.S. Magistrate in Baton Rouge. U.S. Attorney Don Cazayoux Jr. says Harris was apprehended in Northern Ireland earlier this year. Harris... more »
  • Troopers arrest fugitive from Florida

    September 17, 2011 1:01 PM

    HAMMOND, La.- A traffic stop on Interstate 12 has resulted in the arrest of a fugitive from Florida. Louisiana State Police say 33-year-old James Watkins, of Brooksville, Fla., was stopped about 4:30 p.m. Friday near the Tangipahoa-Livingston parish line after troopers received an alert to be on the lookout... more »
  • Ascension Parish fugitive sought

    August 4, 2011 2:47 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish authorities are searching for a dangerous fugitive in connection with two shootings that occurred in the City of Donaldsonville. Deputies are looking for Larry Earl Miles, 22, of 924 Elizabeth Street in Donaldsonville. The shootings occurred the night of July 3rd in the... more »
  • Dixon inmate caught after twilight search

    July 20, 2011 5:11 PM

    JACKSON- After twelve hours on the run, chase teams nabbed Jeremiah Benoit just miles away from Dixon Correctional Institute. The Department of Corrections thinks Benoit escaped from the prison through a fence with razor wire, while working kitchen detail. "It was a double fenced and they did have... more »
  • Accused fugitive arrested in Fluker

    May 27, 2011 8:59 AM

    HAMMOND- A seemingly minor traffic violation lead Tangipahoa Parish Deputies to an accused fugitive this morning in Fluker. TPSD deputies were patrolling the Fluker area Friday morning area when they spotted a vehicle make a traffic violation. When they pulled over the driver, Dwight Alex Oden, 25, of Fluker,... more »
  • Fugitive convicted of sexual assault arrested in Port Allen

    March 29, 2011 5:17 PM

    PORT ALLEN - A random call about trash dumping helped end a fugitive's flight from the law, according to authorities in Port Allen. Jody Ray Dutton, 50, was arrested by Port Allen Police, who later learned Dutton is wanted for parole violations and failing to register as a sex... more »
  • Fugitive arrested in Port Allen

    March 29, 2011 11:45 AM

    PORT ALLEN - A random call about trash dumping helped end a fugitive's flight from the law, according to authorities in Port Allen. Jody Ray Dutton, 50, was arrested by Port Allen Police, who later learned Dutton is wanted for parole violations and failing to register as a sex... more »
  • Baker Police search for fugitive

    March 5, 2011 12:01 PM

    BAKER, La.- Detectives with the Baker Police Department are searching for a fugitive wanted for burglary. Investigators believe 20-year-old Jordon Javon Ivery is on the run from the law. If you have information on the whereabouts of Ivery contact Baker Police at 225-775-6000. more »
  • Man wanted in suspicion of La. rape arrested in Fla.

    December 14, 2010 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man wanted in suspicion of raping a 17-year-old girl in Tangipahoa Parish has been caught in Florida, according to the Louisiana Attorney General’s office. 31-year-old Rusty Willie of Tickfaw was arrested after investigators said he fled Tangipahoa Parish when he learned about the rape warrants. At... more »
  • EBRSO picks up man in connection with TX shooting

    October 12, 2010 10:17 PM

    A man wanted in Texas in connection with a shooting there last night was arrested tonight around 8:30. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office picked up 52-year-old Michael Lee Hail at his house in Baton Rouge. Authorities said Hail turned himself in. Hail will be booked into the parish... more »
  • Fugitive arrested on parole violation

    September 9, 2010 2:08 PM

    A fugitive wanted for violating his parole has been arrested in Baton Rouge. Investigators with the Louisiana Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit (FAU) arrested Zebbie Berthelot Wednesday September 8. Berthelot was convicted in 1995 of manslaughter as a result of his involvement with the 1992 murder of LSU... more »
  • Polanski free, Swiss reject U.S. extradition request

    July 12, 2010 1:25 PM

    Although Swiss authorities say he's a free man -- and that he can leave the home where he's been under house arrest since December -- Roman Polanski remains a fugitive in the United States. The Swiss decided today not to honor an extradition request from the U.S., where Polanski... more »
  • UPDATE: Fugitive Turns Himself In

    July 12, 2010 11:23 AM

    La. State Police tells News-2, that Kendell Nickelson was found in Texas. He turned himself in to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office around 7:30 this morning. Nickelson will be extradited to Arkansas, to face charges. --------------------------------- Original Story: Police are searching for a fugitive. Louisiana... more »
  • Police search for fugitive

    July 9, 2010 10:09 PM

    Police are searching for a fugitive. Louisiana State Police said 26-year-old Kendell Nickelson is wanted in connection with a carjacking, aggravated robbery and homicide that occurred July 1st in Crossett, AR. He was last seen in Luling driving a black 2001 Chevy Silverado truck. Police said he could also be... more »
  • Fugitive from Miss. arrested in Ascension Parish

    June 16, 2010 10:02 AM

    A man wanted for murder in Mississippi was arrested in Ascension Parish Monday night after deputies received a tip that he was staying with a relative on Stewart Rd. Deputies say Marshall Ray Burgin, 25, shot and killed someone at a nightclub on April 20. Burgin is in the... more »
  • Mich. fugitive found in Pa. bar in hospital gown

    March 22, 2010 9:11 AM

    Police in Pittsburgh arrested a Michigan fugitive after he walked out of a Pittsburgh hospital and into a bar wearing only his hospital gown and with an intravenous needle still his arm. Elbert Lewis Thompson II was taken into custody a short time later. Police say Thompson had been detained... more »

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