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  • Man killed during home invasion had lengthy criminal history Play Video

    December 5, 2014 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - According to 19th Judicial Court records, the man who was shot and killed during a home invasion Friday had numerous run-ins with the law and had been charged with breaking into homes before. A homeowner on Woodhaven St. in the Broadmoore area of Baton Rouge shot... more »
  • BRPD releases identity of slain home invader Play Video

    December 5, 2014 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man who was shot multiple times and died from his injuries after he tried to break into a Baton Rouge home on Friday morning. 36-year-old James Boyette was shot and killed around noon while attempting to burglarize a home in the 900 block... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Husband talks about protecting wife from kidnapper Play Video

    December 1, 2014 10:16 AM

    GONZALES - A woman was rescued by her husband and other family members after a man tried to kidnap her from her driveway, deputies in Ascension Parish said. The incident, where the suspect was pistol-whipped by the men who knew the victim, happened Sunday. The department released the information... more »
  • Man accused of attempted rape, home invasion

    November 17, 2014 3:18 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Assumption Parish said they arrested a man on Sunday accused of attempted rape after he gave a woman a ride home from a local watering hole, locked her in her own home and began to disrobe in her living room. The victim told detectives... more »
  • 2015 trial window set in Beauregard Town killing

    August 29, 2014 12:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man accused of killing a Baton Rouge woman and attempting to kill her daughter four years ago may go to trial next summer. Aramis Jackson, of Baton Rouge, is charged with first degree murder for killing 42-year old Alexandra Engler and shooting at her daughter... more »
  • Unusual home invasion

    July 28, 2014 7:52 PM

    ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO- Police got an unusual call for help during a home invasion and they rushed to the scene. They found the intruder before it could slither away. A woman called 911 to report a snake invasion. They believe it got into her home by way of an... more »
  • Third suspect wanted in New Iberia home invasion

    June 20, 2014 11:36 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Sheriff's deputies issued a warrant for the arrest of a third person wanted in connection with a break-in that happened on June 13 in New Iberia on Friday. Deputies said 25-year-old Ameze Jack was among three people, one of whom had a rifle, who broke into... more »
  • Home invasion victim shoots suspect

    June 16, 2014 6:07 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies say the victim of a home invasion gained control of an intruder's rifle and shot him. Lt. Richard Fleming says deputies were called late Friday night to a New Iberia home. Deputies learned that three men entered the home, where three adults and... more »
  • New information: Sheriff says father, son stabbed numerous times Play Video

    June 2, 2014 11:25 PM

    BAYOU L'OURSE - A man and his son, killed last week, were stabbed more than a dozen times, possibly by swords or knives that one of the victims collected, the Assumption Parish sheriff released Monday. Mark Massoletti, 52, and Michael Massoletti, 23, were attacked inside their home by a... more »
  • Officer attacked by dog during domestic dispute

    June 2, 2014 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an officer was attacked by a dog after he arrested a man for home invasion Sunday. Officers said 27-year-old Justin Williams came to a residence at 5127 Washington Ave. to visit his children, but was told he could not visit them. Police said... more »
  • Sheriff: Marine, son killed in home invasion Play Video

    May 26, 2014 10:24 AM

    BAYOU L'OURSE - Investigators are looking for answers as to why a war veteran and his son were murdered inside their Assumption Parish home, before the killer took his own life. The man who killed the two victim's before taking his own life was a neighbor who lived across... more »
  • 22-year sentence for man with drug heist plan

    May 1, 2014 12:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. District Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced Chris Williams, 28, to 22 years of prison for his role in a planned home invasion aimed at stealing 26 pounds of cocaine. The U.S. Attorneys Office said the violent felon planned on "killing anyone that stood in the... more »
  • Accused serial home invader enters plea

    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 »
  • Police: woman's home invasion story was a ruse

    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 »
  • Burglar strikes while man is in the shower Play Video

    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 »
  • Woman with machete scares off robbers

    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 »
  • Mouton charged with new burglary

    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 »
  • EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore with latest on home invader Play Video

    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 »
  • Home invasion suspect was out of jail for good behavior

    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 »
  • Uncovering accused perp's past Play Video

    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 »
  • BRPD: DNA connects suspect to Jan. sexual assault Play Video

    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 »
  • Police make presence known after 4th assault, invasion Play Video

    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 »
  • Police reviewing other cases after home invasions, assaults Play Video

    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 »
  • People on alert since home invader is on the loose

    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 »
  • BRPD warns public after home invasions, assaults Play Video

    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 »
  • Two arrested after attempted break-in, chase Play Video

    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 »
  • Attempted house robbery leaves robber dead

    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 »
  • Tussle during home invasion

    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 »
  • Roseland robbery suspect arrested

    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 »
  • Five arrested in home invasion, shooting

    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 »
  • Man recovering after home invasion near LSU Play Video

    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 »
  • Man arrested in staged home invasion

    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 »
  • APSO: Man tied up, robbed at his home

    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 »
  • 81-year old man beaten & robbed at home Play Video

    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 »
  • Man fatally shot during home invasion

    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 »
  • Minnesota man says he fired more shots than needed

    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 »
  • Victim recalls late-night home invasion

    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 »
  • Man sought in Ascension Parish home invasion

    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 »
  • Conn. inmate saw oysters as way out from death row

    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 »
  • EBRSO investigating home invasion

    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 »
  • Grand jury indicts in home invasion deaths

    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 »
  • APSO: Investigators preparing case for District Attorney Play Video

    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 »
  • APSO: More arrests possible in triple murders

    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 »
  • APSO: Pry bars, concrete residue and a car link five men to murder Play Video

    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 »
  • Third victim in Ascension Parish home invasion dies

    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 »
  • Home security installations up after Ascension home invasion

    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 »
  • NY case of death after comics theft back in court

    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 »
  • Gun stores see more sales after double murder Play Video

    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 »
  • Safe examined in connection with home invasion Play Video

    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 »
  • Area where safe found examined for several hours

    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 »
  • Authorities find safe that could be from deadly robbery Play Video

    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 »
  • Valuable coins could be cause for double murder

    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 »
  • Authorities looking for answers in Gonzales murders

    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 »
  • Protecting your home from invasion Play Video

    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 »
  • Suspects wanted for two Assumption home invasions Play Video

    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 »
  • Man dies after violent home invasion

    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 »
  • BRPD: Home invader asked for phone

    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 »
  • BRPD: Miss. man breaks into home, shoots at residents

    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 »
  • EBR Deputies: "Home in disarray and body inside"

    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 »
  • Home invasion leads to security questions

    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 »
  • One arrested, one sought in BR home invasion

    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 »
  • Three shot in Melon Court home invasion

    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 »
  • Two arrested, two sought in home invasion

    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 »
  • Four arrested in home invasion

    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 »
  • Victim of Walker home invasion says incident was a nightmare

    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 »
  • Four teens arrested in Walker armed robbery

    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 »
  • Police search for armed robbers in 'Jason' masks

    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 »

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