February 27, 2014 10:23 AM
BATON ROUGE - A man accused of breaking into a number of homes around Baton Rouge and sexually assaulting women who lived there pleaded not guilty Thursday to the charges against him.
Vorris Mouton, 35, faces a 12-count indictment that accuses him of breaking into several homes and at... more »
February 7, 2014 10:49 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police said a woman cooked a rouse about a home invasion, sold it to investigators and hoped to getaway with it but failed.
After Jackie Bridgers was featured in television reports where she told reporters she, her child, and her roommate where attacked by three guys inside... more »
February 7, 2014 10:41 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Webb Park area of Baton Rouge has had a handful of burglaries in the past week. Neighbors say items have been disappearing from their homes in the morning, after people head to work.
"We know that we're being watched," said Malcolm Young. "That's the thing... more »
February 5, 2014 10:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Three men were arrested in connection with a home invasion Wednesday, one of them allegedly claimed to be a police officer.
Police say Clayton Dugan, Miles Moreno and Joel Scales broke into a house in the 400 block of St. Rose Avenue around 2:30 a.m.
... more »
January 24, 2014 3:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police announced Friday that they've charged a man connected with several recent burglaries around Baton Rouge with another home invasion from December.
Investigators charged Vorris Mouton, 35, of New Iberia with another count of simple burglary in connection with an incident on Dec. 29. Sgt. Mary... more »
January 23, 2014 9:31 AM
BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Distict Attorney Hillar Moore stopped by 2une In Thursday with the latest on the Vorris Mouton case.
A hearing is expected to possibly increase bond for the man accused of two of the recent home invasions in Baton Rouge. His bond is set at... more »
January 22, 2014 11:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - The man accused of attacking women during two home invasions in Baton Rouge had been on supervised release from prison when the crimes occurred, according to the Department of Corrections.
Vorris Mouton, 35, of New Iberia remains in jail on a parole hold after his arrest... more »
January 21, 2014 9:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man police said is responsible for two home invasions, one where a woman was sexually assaulted, has a troubled past.
Police charged Vorris Mouton, 35, of New Iberia with sexual battery and aggravated burglary in connection with a Jan. 17 incident in the Sherwood Forest... more »
January 21, 2014 12:00 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police said DNA helped them connect a suspect to a home invasion and sexual assault reported last week, and that more charges against him could be coming.
Sgt. Mary Ann Godawa said officers charged Vorris Mouton, 35, of New Iberia with sexual battery and aggravated burglary... more »
January 17, 2014 2:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Friday night there was an obvious presence by Baton Rouge Police officers after a fourth home invasion and sexual assault was reported.
The latest attack happened earlier in the day, between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. It was the third incident in the city this week.... more »
January 15, 2014 9:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are still searching for at least one attacker, breaking into homes and assaulting women who are home alone.
Tuesday, police released details on three attacks that have happened since Sunday. But, Wednesday, a neighborhood watchdog warned there may be an additional incident.
A Webb... more »
January 14, 2014 10:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - People are taking extra precautions, especially once the sun sets in one area of town, after police issued a warning about home invasions.
Police are investigating three home invasions and sexual assaults in the Tara, Glen Oaks and Webb Park areas. The incidents have happened since... more »
January 14, 2014 3:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police issued a warning to Baton Rouge residents Tuesday after they announced they were investigating three home invasions and sexual assaults that had happened since Sunday morning.
Sgt. Mary Ann Godawa said in all three cases women were sexually assaulted by someone who broke into their... more »
January 10, 2014 11:14 AM
GEISMAR - Sheriff's deputies arrested two men after they said the pair tried to break into a home in Ascension Parish, then led authorities on a high-speed chase into Baton Rouge.
Allison Hudson with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said authorities accused Thomodrick Johnson, 21, and Alvin Lemon Jr.,... more »
December 2, 2013 4:34 PM
VILLE PLATTE - Police continue to investigate a robbery attempt that left the robber dead. Ville Platte Police Chief Neal Lartigue says Malcolm Wilson entered the front door of a home with a gun about 1 a.m. Sunday, intending to rob the occupants. A man in the house fought Wilson... more »
November 6, 2013 5:32 PM
WALKER - According to the Walker Police Department, officers arrested a man for invading a home after the homeowner and a neighbor pinned him to the ground.
Police said the homeowner began fighting with the suspect, Demarcus Ross, after seeing Ross in his hallway. According to investigators, Ross had... more »
October 25, 2013 5:10 PM
HAMMOND - A suspect in a Roseland armed robbery was arrested yesterday in Hammond after a car chase. A man knocked on the victim's door about 2:30 pm. When the victim opened the door, the man took his wallet at gunpoint and left in a black Cadillac Deville.
About... more »
October 21, 2013 5:54 PM
GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested five people they said broke into a Gonzales home and claimed to be police, then robbed and shot the person living there.
Major Kevin Hanna with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said 26-year-old Kristen Theriot, 52-year-old Bryan Richard, 38-year-old Shalen Theriot, 35-year-old Mickey Comeaux,... more »
May 9, 2013 6:02 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are still looking for three men who forced their way into a home near LSU's campus and robbed a man at gunpoint.
It happened on Tula Street near E. State Street, just a block away from the Northgate of LSU.
"They busted in right here... more »
February 12, 2013 7:53 PM
NATCHITOCHES, La. - Authorities say a 64-year-old Dallas man is accused of staging a home invasion at his parents' Natchitoches home to cover his theft of coins and cash from a safe at the house. Natchitoches Parish sheriff's deputies say Burton Paul Dupuy III was arrested Monday and booked with... more »
January 8, 2013 4:12 PM
BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding the people responsible for a home invasion in Belle Rose earlier this week.
Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said two masked men robbed a 22-year-old Belle Rose resident in his home the night of Jan. 6.
... more »
January 7, 2013 5:22 PM
BATON ROUGE- Paul Morgan, 81, is recovering from head injuries after he was beaten and robbed at his home by an intruder.
The home invasion happened just after midnight on S. Eugene Street near McGrath Street.
Police say a man knocked on Morgan's door and asked to use... more »
December 11, 2012 11:24 AM
NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans police say a 34-year-old man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery attempt Monday night after a family that returned home startled the gunmen. The Times-Picayune reports Cory Bush was standing outside of his house around 9:45 p.m. Monday when he was approached by three... more »
November 26, 2012 2:36 PM
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - Authorities say a Minnesota man admits firing more shots than necessary at two teenagers he said had broken into his home. He's charged with murder in the shooting deaths of the 18-year-old girl and 17-year-old boy, who was the girl's cousin. They were shot on Thanksgiving... more »
August 14, 2012 6:05 PM
ST. AMANT- A woman on Church Point Road is counting her blessings after an intruder held her at gunpoint and made off with cash last Friday night.
The woman, who did not want to be identified, was watching TV with her husband asleep in the next room when she... more »
August 13, 2012 4:57 PM
ST. AMANT - Investigators asked for the public's help finding a man who broke into a St. Amant home and held a resident at gunpoint before stealing money and a car.
Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said it happened around 11 p.m. this past Friday at a home on... more »
July 3, 2012 12:24 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut man on death row for the killings of a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion says he came up with a bizarre plan to end his own life by lying about killing others in a spree of violence. In an interview... more »
July 2, 2012 10:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - Deputies called out K9 units to search the area around a reported home invasion in East Baton Rouge Parish this morning.
Deputies received a call around 6:15 a.m. that someone broke into a home on Jefferson Park Drive. When they arrived, they saw the man accused... more »
March 30, 2012 7:11 AM
GONZALES - An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted five men on three counts each of first-degree murder committed during an alleged plot to steal gold and silver coins and cash that a coin collector kept in a safe at his home. Michael Aikens, Travis Moore, Devon James, Bernard James... more »
March 8, 2012 6:34 PM
GONZALES - Detectives in Ascension Parish are gathering all of the evidence collected in the murders of Irwin and Shirley Marchand and her son Doug Dooley Thursday in preparation to turn the case over to the District Attorney.
District Attorney Ricky Babin said he will have to review all... more »
March 8, 2012 11:02 AM
GONZALES - Even though five people are behind bars in connection with a deadly home invasion last month in Gonzales, Sheriff Jeff Wiley said today more arrests are possible in the case.
Deputies arrested Michael Aikens, Rolondo Stewart, Travis Moore and Bernard James this week in suspicion of first-degree... more »
March 7, 2012 6:55 PM
GONZALES - Confessions, along with what investigators found inside suspects' homes, is why Sheriff Jeff Wiley calls their case strong.
Thirty five-year-old Michael Aikens, 22-year-old Rolondo Stewart, 19-year-old Travis Moore, 25-year-old Bernard James were arrested, charged with 1st degree murder, aggravated burglary and armed robbery. James' cousin, 24-year-old Devon... more »
March 2, 2012 1:11 PM
GONZALES - The third victim in an Ascension Parish home invasion and robbery died today.
Shirley Marchand had been hospitalized since February 18th when someone broke into her home on Babin Road. Her husband Irwin Marchand and son Doug Dooley were murdered.
Investigator said the attackers slit their... more »
February 23, 2012 2:34 PM
GONZALES- An Ascension Parish home security system operator says business spiked when word about a deadly attack spread over the weekend. Irwin Marchand and stepson Doug Dooley were killed over the weekend. Marchand's wife, Shirley, survived. She is still in critical condition under police protection.
Investigators say a safe... more »
February 23, 2012 12:40 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Several alleged members of an upstate New York stolen goods ring that's blamed for the 2010 death of a comic book collector again entered not guilty pleas to federal murder and racketeering charges Tuesday after a grand jury revised its indictment. Neither alleged ring leader Rico Vendetti... more »
February 22, 2012 6:02 PM
GONZALES - A gun shop owner in Ascension Parish says a recent double murder is on the minds of most of his customers.
Irwin Marchand and stepson Doug Dooley were killed inside a home on Babin Road over the weekend. Irwin's wife, Shirley, survived the attack but she remains... more »
February 21, 2012 5:28 PM
GONZALES- Deputies say Louisiana State Police Crime Lab technicians have been working through the Mardi Gras holiday examining evidence from a deadly home invasion.
Irwin Marchand and his stepson Doug Dooley died in the attack. Marchand's wife Shirley is in critical condition. The victims' throats had been slit. A... more »
February 21, 2012 9:56 AM
BATON ROUGE - Investigators are working through Mardi Gras to solve a double murder and robbery out of Ascension Parish.
Forensic specialists at the state crime lab are examining a safe found in Livingston Parish yesterday. It matches the description of one stolen from a home in Gonzales where... more »
February 20, 2012 5:19 PM
GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley confirmed to News 2 that investigators located a safe today that matched the description of one stolen during a deadly home invasion in Ascension Parish this weekend.
Wiley said the safe was found in a "remote area" of Livingston Parish. It was similar to... more »
February 20, 2012 11:21 AM
GONZALES- The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is following multiple leads after a deadly home invasion in Gonzales and are stepping up patrols.
Sheriff Jeffrey F. Wiley said extra and targeted patrols have been initiated and will continue after two people were murdered during a home invasion.
Robert Marchand... more »
February 20, 2012 9:55 AM
GONZALES - Authorities continued their search for the people who killed two and injured a third in Gonzales this weekend, making off with a safe full of valuable coins.
Robert Marchand and his stepson Douglas Dooley were killed in their home Saturday night. Robert's wife, Shirley, was injured and... more »
December 29, 2011 4:44 PM
During the holidays crime tends to increase, especially home invasions. While you may enjoy keeping a beautiful home, you may not realize it can be very attractive to burglars. This week on News 2 at 4pm "How 2" Expert David Stringfellow shows us low cost ways to make it less... more »
November 17, 2011 5:51 PM
PLATTENVILLE- Assumption Parish deputies say there is a connection between two home invasions.
The first one happened around 10:00 pm Wednesday. Madeline Breaux says two men broke into her home and demanded money. They held Breaux and her two children captive most of the night.
When Breaux's boyfriend... more »
September 7, 2011 4:38 PM
BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police identified a victim who died overnight after a violent home invasion in Baton Rouge. The victim is 24-year old Eddie Williams.
It happened last night just before 9pm in the 1900 block of Birch Street. Investigators said a 31-year old woman and her 24-year... more »
June 15, 2011 5:48 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man from Mississippi is behind bars after barging into a home on Claycut Road Sunday afternoon. Police say Jason Morris, asked to use a phone before forcing his way inside the home occupied by two women.
"He arrived in town on a greyhound bus and needed... more »
June 15, 2011 6:40 AM
BATON ROUGE- A Mississippi man has been arrested after forcing his way into a home and shooting at two residents inside.
Police say Jason Morris, 27, forced his way inside a home in the 1500 block of Claycut Road on Sunday after he asked the woman living there to... more »
March 8, 2011 11:35 AM
BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies found a 49-year-old man dead in his home in the 9000 block of Meadow Creek Avenue, near Gardere around 9pm last night.
When deputies went inside, they found the house in disarray and James Porter's body inside. A relative told them he hadn't heard from... more »
January 4, 2011 6:13 PM
BATON ROUGE - After a home invasion of an elderly couple that sent their 42-year-old care-taker to the hospital Monday night, residents of the Alexander Harvey Homes on Hollywood St. are questioning their safety.
Police arrested Bryan Keith Hamilton, 37, 5929 St. Gerard Ave. as he attempted to flee... more »
January 4, 2011 11:27 AM
BATON ROUGE – One suspect was arrested and a robber is still on the loose after a home invasion in a north Baton Rouge gated community last night.
Baton Rouge Police say 37-year-old Bryan Keith Hamilton was arrested by officers who arrived shortly after the incident was reported, and... more »
December 17, 2010 3:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for two men that broke into a home on Melon Court early this morning looking for money, and shot three of the residents.
Investigators said the break-in happened just before 2:00 a.m. The victims told police two men wearing black clothing and masks... more »
December 9, 2010 7:33 PM
PELICAN POINT – Two men have been arrested and two other people are being searched for after authorities said they broke into an Ascension Parish home while someone was house-sitting for its owner. 28-year-old Royce Davis II and 20-year-old Jerome Richardson were arrested on Dec. 8 and accused of aggravated... more »
December 1, 2010 9:29 PM
DONALDSONVILLE- Four people are behind bars, accused of breaking into a home in Ascension Parish.
Deputies say the family was home when six people broke in and forced them to the ground. They demanded their cell phones and money. The home owner arrived and accidentally interrupted the robbery. That's... more »
November 8, 2010 10:06 PM
WALKER - The victim of a home invasion in Walker told News 2 the incident was a nightmare. The victim, known as “Jimmy,” said he was surprised to find out 17-year-old Wade Riddle was allegedly involved because Jimmy said the two have hung out together. According to Jimmy, Riddle has... more »
November 8, 2010 11:11 AM
LIVINGSTON PARISH – Four teens have been arrested after authorities said they broke into a Livingston Parish home and stole several items while holding the owners at gunpoint. 17-year-old Wade Riddle and 18-year-old Cody Boyette were arrested along with two 16-year-old juveniles on Nov. 4 after investigators recovered all the... more »
November 1, 2010 7:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are searching for three armed robbers who stormed into a home wearing "Jason"-style Halloween masks then tied up and beat people inside with guns. It happened in the Magnolia Woods subdivision early Saturday morning.
Matthew McGhee, a homeowner who wasn't home at the... more »
October 27, 2010 5:04 PM
Authorities said six people have been arrested following a home invasion and robbery in Prairieville on Monday. Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrest of the following:
33-year-old David Sanders was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated burglary, armed robbery, attempted first degree murder and second degree battery.... more »
October 12, 2010 5:06 PM
Prosecutors in Baton Rouge said this morning they would seek the death penalty for the man accused of murdering a mother and shooting her daughter six times during a home invasion in Beauregard Town last month. District Attorney Hillar Moore made the announcement during the initial court appearance for 20-year-old... more »
October 8, 2010 11:53 AM
A man in Terrebonne Parish is locked up for home invasion. Deputies say he stormed the home of his ex-girlfriend's "new lover" and held four people at gunpoint. Three children were also home at the time. It happened Wednesday, on the 100 block of Domangue Court, in Chauvin. 20-year old... more »
September 29, 2010 6:21 PM
Dozens of people from Baton Rouge and beyond showed up at St. Luke's Episcopal Church Wednesday to remember a woman who was murdered in her home last week.
42-year-old Alexandra Engler was shot to death execution-style inside her home after a home invasion. Her daughter Ariana was shot six... more »
September 28, 2010 11:18 AM
The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Aramis Jackson, the suspect in the Beauregard Town home invasion/murder from last Friday, at a residence in Violet, Louisiana Tuesday morning.
Baton Rouge Police say they received a tip that Aramis Jackson fled to the New Orleans area where he was located... more »
September 28, 2010 10:23 AM
Baton Rouge Police searched three houses this morning looking for the suspect in the deadly home invasion on Beauregard Street.
Police searched homes looking for 20-year-old Aramis Jackson at 1938 Arizona Street, 1121 Royal Street, and 606 Myrtle Avenue.
Jackson is wanted for the murder of Alexandra Engler... more »
September 24, 2010 10:27 PM
Shock waves from the shooting on Beauregard Street early this morning are still echoing in the surrounding neighborhood.
42-year-old Alexandra Engler and her daughter, 9-year-old Arianna, were found with multiple gunshot wounds in their home around 5:30 a.m. Alexandra died from her injuries, but Arianna survived and is currently... more »
September 24, 2010 6:54 PM
Police are telling the media they don't have much at all to indicate who shot a mother and her 9-year-old daughter this morning at their Baton Rouge home.
42-year-old Alexandra Engler and her daughter Arianna were found with multiple gunshot wounds in their home on Beauregard Street around 5:30... more »
September 24, 2010 12:36 PM
A bank teller was kidnapped early Friday from his home by robbers who strapped a suspected bomb to his chest and used him to steal money from a Bank of America branch near the University of Miami, according to the FBI.
The suspected explosive device was safely removed and... more »
September 24, 2010 10:06 AM
Police are looking for two men seen riding bikes near the site of a deadly home invasion this morning. A 42-year-old woman and her nine-year-old daughter were shot around 5:30 a.m. at 641 Beauregard Street. The mother was found shot to death, while her daughter had suffered multiple gunshot wounds... more »
September 24, 2010 7:42 AM
Baton Rouge police are investigating a home invasion that ended in murder at 641 Beauregard Street. It happened before around 5:45 a.m. Friday morning. According to police, a man broke into the woman's home and shot and killed the woman. The suspect also shot her little girl. EMS confirmed one... more »
August 30, 2010 5:19 PM
A man and woman are dead after a home invasion in Baton Rouge. Investigators said two men robbed them then shot both in the head.
It happened last night at the Copper Ridge Apartments off Lobdell Boulevard. Investigators identified the victims as 37-year-old Nicole Badger and 26-year-old Roderick Guillory.... more »
August 30, 2010 10:49 AM
Police say the second victim in a weekend shooting and home invasion in Baton Rouge has died from their injuries.
Authorities said 26-year-old Roderick Guillory died from his injuries early Monday morning. A second victim, 37-year-old Nicole Badger, was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday night.
BRPD officers... more »
August 30, 2010 5:23 AM
UPDATE: Both victims in this case have died, according to BRPD.
Police are investigating a murder after a woman was killed and a man injured in a home invasion in Baton Rouge. It happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday at an apartment complex at 2080 North Lobdell. Three people... more »
August 4, 2010 6:59 AM
Two men accused of home invasion are also booked with second-degree murder because the home's resident shot and killed their alleged accomplice. Alexandria police tell The Town Talk that 19-year-old Marlon Chaney and 20-year-old Warren O'Connor face the charge because they were attempting armed robbery when 24-year-old Darwin Johnson was... more »