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  • A crackdown on drinking boaters heading into holiday

    July 1, 2015 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Ahead of a long holiday weekend, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning boaters about operating vessels while intoxicated. The department issued a news release noting the arrests of three boaters statewide from last Friday through Sunday - in Jefferson, Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes. The department... more »
  • Police: Man walks into trooper's car, gets charged with DWI

    March 16, 2015 6:22 AM

    BRUNSWICK, N.Y. - It may have been the easiest driving while intoxicated arrest ever made by the New York State Police. Authorities say a trooper was driving a marked patrol car Saturday night when he stopped to fill his gas tank at a convenience store in Brunswick, near Albany. While... more »
  • Man, believed to be armed, barricaded inside home

    July 17, 2013 11:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Streets were closed late Tuesday in the Westminster neighborhood after a man barricaded himself in his house and shot his vehicle in the driveway. Sheriff's deputies said the man got upset when his mother, who was inside the house with him, took away his keys after he... more »
  • Drunk mom leaves baby in vehicle

    May 21, 2013 11:27 AM

    KENNER - Police say an intoxicated mom left her 3-month-old daughter inside of a parked sport utility vehicle while she socialized at a Kenner bar. Kenner Police tells The Times-Picayune that the infant was strapped into a baby carrier inside the vehicle -- with the keys in the ignition and... more »
  • Three motorcyclists injured in separate crashes

    April 22, 2013 10:10 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State troopers responded to three incidents involving motorcyclists Sunday. Investigators say each cyclist sustained serious injuries. The first crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on Hwy. 61 and Duplessis Rd. in Ascension Parish. Police say 25-year-old Matthew Anders of Gonzales was heading south on Hwy. 61... more »
  • Man booked for 4th DWI offense

    March 8, 2013 9:07 AM

    RACELAND - The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a 32-year-old man for his fourth, driving while intoxicated offense. Sheriff Craig Webre says Shawn Rodrigue, of Gray, was booked into the parish jail in Thibodaux on the impaired driving charge as well as improper lane usage and failing to have... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: DWI and Still Driving check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 8, 2012 7:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thousands of people arrested for driving while intoxicated each year, continue to drive on Louisiana roads. According to state law an offender's license shall be suspended at arrest, not conviction. But over the past two years, we found thousands of people slip through the cracks. News 2 found... more »
  • Residents want safer streets after hit-and-run death check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2012 5:53 PM

    GARDERE - State Police arrested a man from Baton Rouge they said left a cyclist lying in the road after he hit her with his vehicle, then fled the scene. Investigators arrested Darby Griffin, 49, in suspicion of DWI, hit and run, driving with a suspended license, obstruction of... more »
  • 14-year-old boy arrested for drunked driving in SD

    August 20, 2012 12:46 PM

    MITCHELL, S.D. - South Dakota police say a 14-year-old boy who was driving drunk has been arrested, along with his father, who sat intoxicated in the passenger seat. The Daily Republic reported Saturday that the boy and his 49-year-old father were arrested shortly after midnight Aug. 5 on Interstate 90... more »
  • Louisiana law leaves liability for actions on intoxicated customers, not servers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 25, 2012 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana law says bartenders and businesses that sell alcohol are not responsible for an intoxicated person's actions. News 2 looked into the state's statute following a deadly crash over the weekend that killed one bicyclist and severely injured another. Authorities say the driver was almost four-times the... more »
  • Police arrest man for beating and attempted strangulation

    January 13, 2011 4:07 PM

    HAMMOND- A man from Livingston Parish is in custody after police say he beat and attempted to strangle a woman in Tangipahoa Parish. When deputies arrived at the scene, they learned that Terry Bercegeay had come to the victim's home intoxicated. The two got into an argument that escalated... more »
  • Official: NYPD called to Charlie Sheen's hotel

    October 26, 2010 1:14 PM

    A law enforcement official says actor Charlie Sheen was hospitalized for a psychiatric evaluation after a woman told police he was throwing furniture in his New York City hotel room. The official tells The Associated Press that police were called to Sheen's room at The Plaza around 2 a.m.... more »
  • Man arrested after deputies receive reports of disturbance

    September 27, 2010 2:25 PM

    A man was arrested yesterday after authorities said they received reports of a disturbance on Tangi Lakes Drive in Hammond. Police said when they arrived at the home of the reported disturbance, 22-year-old Cory C. Bello, Hammond, was outside. Authorities said they asked him to stay there while deputies... more »
  • Intoxicated man crashes truck into house, injures child

    September 8, 2010 3:22 PM

    A man has been arrested after driving his truck into a house and injuring a child. Police said 21-year-old Jake L. Graham, Denham Springs, drove his pickup into an 8-year-old girl’s bedroom around 1:00 a.m. today. Authorities determined Graham had been speeding and intoxicated. Graham told police the crash... more »
  • Montana man pleads no contest to 11th DUI

    April 2, 2010 1:27 PM

    A 49-year-old Montana man who apparently was intoxicated when he came to court for his trial on a felony drunken driving charge has pleaded no contest to his 11th DUI. Thaylin Shawn Pierce, of Billings, entered the plea Thursday. He's free on bond until his sentencing June 22.... more »

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