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  • Brazen intruders hit jewelry store in the middle of the day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 14, 2015 3:35 PM

    GONZALES - Police are looking for a team of four suspects who made off with diamonds and cash after a Tuesday morning jewelry store heist in Gonzales. According to investigators, four individuals entered the business in the 1000 block of N. Airline Hwy at around 10:50 a.m. and used... more »
  • Police investigate two gun store heists check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 6, 2015 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thieves have successfully burglarized two gun stores in the last month, making off with an undisclosed number of firearms. Most recently, Meaux's Guns on Mammoth Avenue was hit overnight. Police said the crooks swiped multiple guns. The store location was formerly Red Jacket Firearms. Police did... more »
  • Police search for trio involved in credit card heist

    December 16, 2014 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for help to trackdown three suspects they claim made unauthorized transactions using a stolen credit card. The incident happened on Black Friday. According to BRPD, the trio entered Poise'n Ivy Woman's Boutique in the 7200 block of Highland. Investigators say the two women... more »
  • $5k stolen from daycare was an inside job

    November 12, 2013 11:25 PM

    CENTRAL- Deputies arrested two people for a heist at a daycare where the tuition drop box was stolen. Investigators said $5000 was inside and was taken. They called it an inside job since someone working for Lil Wildcats Daycare on Joor Road helped. Michael Carter and Michael Bigham... more »
  • Convicted bank robber accused in third heist

    September 25, 2013 2:00 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A repeat bank robber was indicted Wednesday for a third heist. Scott Coats, 44, is accused of hitting the First NBC Bank on August 16th. Prosecutors say he was able to swindle $1500 during the robbery. Coats was out of prison for less than a year... more »
  • 8 men wanted in Brussels diamond heist

    February 19, 2013 7:20 AM

    BRUSSELS - Police are looking for eight men who drove onto the tarmac of Brussels international airport and robbed millions of dollars worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane. Officials say the armed and masked men crashed through the security perimeter fence around the airport with two... more »
  • Multi-million gold heist from Curacao boat

    November 30, 2012 12:17 PM

    WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Police on the southern Caribbean island of Curacao say thieves boarded a boat and stole about 70 gold bars worth an estimated $11.5 million. Curacao police spokesman Reggie Huggins says the band of thieves assaulted the captain in the early-morning heist. The captain and several others on... more »
  • Guns pulled on bank tellers at grocery store

    November 2, 2012 9:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men walked into the Chase Bank inside the Albertson's grocery store on Bluebonnet armed with guns and demanded money Friday evening. Security video shows the men pulling out guns as shoppers and customers watch with shocked faces. They "approached the teller, armed with guns and... more »
  • Suspect's handgun fell apart during armed robbery

    October 15, 2012 9:57 PM

    BAKER- A 19-year-old faces charges, accused of an armed robbery where a pair of fast food employees were targeted. According to police, Chavis Duncan followed the workers on Seville Street and blocked them with his vehicle where he robbed them. Investigators said he took several hundred dollars. In... more »
  • Jewelry Heist Suspect Arrested

    September 9, 2009 2:49 PM

    The accused ringleader in a multi-state burglary case involving several JC Penney stores was arrested in Texas. Deputies say Hector Castillo admitted breaking into stores in Covington and Lafayette, as well as stores in Texas and Indiana. They tracked him down in Pasadena, Texas. Several people broke into... more »

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