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  • 3 killed in shooting after fugitive confronted at Texas car dealership Play Video

    May 31, 2017 4:29 PM

    DALLAS - A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas car dealership that left three men dead involved two investigators who had confronted a fugitive wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges. Stew Peters, a bail investigator with the private Minnesota-based company U.S. Fugitive Recovery and Extradition, said Wednesday... more »
  • Woman arrested for pawning stolen property

    February 22, 2017 6:08 PM

    SLIDELL- A Mississippi woman was arrested for possession of and attempting to pawn stolen property Tuesday. According to Waveland Police, they were investigating 52-year-old Kelly Wojdacz in relation to property that was reported stolen. During the investigation, police contacted Deep South Gold, a local pawn shop, to inquire about... more »
  • Fugitive charged for attempted carjacking on Government Street

    December 14, 2016 5:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A fugitive wanted by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office for attempted robbery has been arrested for attempted carjacking on Government Street. Deondrick Bowser, 26, was arrested on charges of attempted carjacking and resisting an officer. A fugitive warrant was issued previously by EBRSO for Bowen... more »
  • 3 Baton Rouge residents jailed for helping fugitive

    December 12, 2016 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Three Baton Rouge residents who allegedly helped a fugitive avoid police have been arrested. Baton Rouge police say 80-year-old Emma Davis Ellison, 53-year-old Helen Andrea Spencer and 63-year-old John H. Burris allowed 32-year-old Joshua Spencer to use their phones to look for other places to stay and... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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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