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  • Juveniles beats up guard, back in custody

    April 26, 2014 4:27 PM

    HARVEY - Authorities say two teenagers are back in custody in Jefferson Parish. They had escaped the Rivarde Juvenile Detention Center after a guard was severely beaten. The boys are 14 and 16. Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, says the guard entered the younger boy's... more »
  • Juveniles at Jetson Center transferred for safety Play Video

    January 26, 2014 12:11 PM

    BAKER - The Jetson Center for Youth officials say the reason for the overnight closure was because the environment was not safe for the youths in the dorms. The Jetson center unexpectedly closed overnight and all of the juveniles were transferred to either Swanson or Bridge City Office of... more »
  • Jetson detention center cleared overnight

    January 26, 2014 9:26 AM

    BAKER - Juveniles detained at Jetson Center for Youth were transferred overnight, after the detention center unexpectedly closed. The Jetson center closed at around 3 am. The reason for the closure has not been released. Residents were sent to other detention centers in Louisiana. Office of Juvenile... more »
  • Woman booked with molestation, kidnapping

    August 6, 2013 12:04 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - A 30-year-old Lake Charles woman has been booked with molestation of a juvenile, second-degree kidnapping, four counts of cruelty to juveniles and distributing drugs to minors. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers tells the American Press Lacey Cheree Dronet was arrested Friday after an investigation revealed... more »
  • Letter allegedly describes teen killing parents

    July 27, 2013 11:19 PM

    MONROE - Authorities hope a graphic jailhouse letter will convince a judge to keep a teenager incarcerated in the shooting deaths of his parents. The letter attributed to Dalton L. Fletcher says he regretted not causing greater suffering in the September 2010 shooting deaths of his parents at their home... more »
  • Baton Rouge to open new center for juveniles

    May 5, 2013 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Some young people arrested for non-violent offenses may be sent to a new program aimed at reducing recidivism instead of being housed at the Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center. City-parish officials tell The Advocate that when juveniles are sent to the new Evening Reporting Center they... more »
  • Some malls have policies on teens Play Video

    January 7, 2013 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A review of procedures from the largest malls in South Louisiana found some have rules in place regarding unattended teens. In Baton Rouge, Perkins Rowe has a curfew for teenagers shopping alone. They must leave at 8 p.m. In the New Orleans area, Clearview Mall requires... more »
  • Deputies conduct review after mall brawl Play Video

    January 7, 2013 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies are working on an after-incident report to go over possible security changes which may need to be made at the Mall of Louisiana. It follows a large fight which broke out on Saturday night. According to investigators, at least 200 juveniles... more »
  • Teen busted with gun at area high school

    November 14, 2012 2:08 PM

    PONCHATOULA- The high school here was placed on lock down earlier Wednesday as law enforcement personnel searched the campus for a gun. During the search, the gun was found and a 15-year-old was arrested. The student's name was not released. A spokesperson said in an email to media... more »
  • 2 juveniles arrested for Baker school arson

    July 3, 2012 12:48 PM

    Surveillance tape helped identify two juveniles accused of setting Bakerfield Elementary School on fire in Baker Saturday. A media release from the Baker Fire Department says a 12-year-old and a 10-year-old were booked into the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center. They are charged with Simple Arson, Simple... more »
  • Court bars mandatory life without parole for kids

    June 26, 2012 3:00 PM

    JACKSON, Miss.- Fifty-six inmates sentenced when they were 18 or younger are serving capital murder sentences in which there is no parole, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections. The U.S. Supreme Court threw out mandatory life in prison without parole for juveniles. The ruling continued its trend of holding... more »
  • Man accused of indecent behavior with juveniles

    June 20, 2012 1:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man this week in suspicion of indecent behavior with juveniles, according to the Attorney General's Office. A spokesperson said Ory Sellers, 28, was arrested Tuesday as part of a joint investigation with the AG's Office, Homeland Security and the East Baton... more »
  • Deputies told bruised, bitten child had medical emergency

    June 13, 2012 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish said they were initially called out for a cardiac arrest to a home where a child with dozens of bruises and bite marks was found. Deputies arrested Michael Robertson, 46, and Lavaughn Riley, 32, of Baton Rouge in suspicion... more »
  • Committee developing possible crime tax plan meets for first time

    August 22, 2011 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The committee tasked with tailoring a crime-focused tax plan laid out their needs list on Monday. It was the first time the group, made up of all law enforcement agencies in the parish, along with departments and organizations with ties to crime-fighting, met. The concept arose... more »
  • Longer curfew considered for kids in EBR

    May 3, 2011 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Keeping teens off the streets of Baton Rouge and out of trouble could be supported by a tougher curfew. City leaders say that would give businesses and police more power over groups of troublesome teens. But others argue the government shouldn't be parenting kids or parents. ... more »
  • Police say man confessed to jogging naked past boys

    April 25, 2011 2:59 PM

    SLIDELL - Police in Slidell have arrested a man after they say he admitted to jogging past several young boys while naked. Officers arrested Drew Rodriquez, 26, of Slidell after two of the boys gave police the license plate number of the car they said the naked jogger was... more »
  • Helicopter officers help make burglary arrest

    March 8, 2011 4:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officers in police helicopters helped make two burglary arrests and recover several stolen items this weekend, according to Baton Rouge Police. Sgt. Don Stone said two thirteen-year-old males were arrested early Sunday morning after the officers spotted them acting suspiciously while flying in the 2600 block... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for indecent behavior with juvenile

    February 21, 2011 3:00 PM

    Baton Rouge- An undercover investigation has landed a man behind bars on charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer-aided solicitation of a minor. 51 year-old Roosevelt Toliver was arrested as part of the investigation with the Louisiana Attorney General's Office and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office.... more »
  • Oakdale officer accused of sex with juvenile

    October 24, 2010 9:42 AM

    An Oakdale policeman is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl while employed as a police officer. Authorities say 25-year-old Robert Tillis of Oakdale turned himself in Friday and was booked into the Allen Parish jail with carnal knowledge of a juvenile and malfeasance in office. ... more »
  • 3 juveniles charged with arson in mobile home fire

    October 17, 2010 9:47 AM

    Authorities say three juveniles have been charged with setting the fire to a vacant mobile home in Gonzales that spread to another residence, which was occupied. No injuries were reported in Saturday's blaze. State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning announced the arrests in a news release Sunday. The release said... more »
  • Teen charged with possession of child porn

    September 14, 2010 10:24 AM

    A 19-year old Denham Springs man is locked up and charged with four counts of Pornography Involving Juveniles. Monday, agents searched Christopher Pitre's home and seized a laptop computer that had videos of pornography involving juveniles. Further forensic analysis of that laptop will be conducted by Livingston... more »
  • Two juveniles arrested for arson in Livingston Parish

    September 9, 2010 7:29 PM

    Two juveniles accused of setting three fires in Livingston Parish have been arrested. The State Fire Marshal’s Office said the fires were set in the Cane Market Road and Range Avenue area, located in the northern part of the parish. Authorities responded to the following fire incidents: July 5th, Beechwood... more »
  • Shooting leaves juvenile injured

    August 23, 2010 9:57 PM

    A juvenile was shot earlier this evening on East Polk Street. Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened just before 8 p.m. When police arrived, a juvenile male was helping another juvenile male, who was lying in the street with non-life-threatening injuries to both legs. Police said the boys... more »
  • Teens and a 7 year old accused of animal cruelty

    July 23, 2010 1:01 PM

    Three Livingston Parish teenagers were arrested, accused of beating a dog with a baseball bat. Deputies were called to Pardue Road in Springfield on the night of July 17th. They found a severly beaten and bloody dog. Witnesses were able to lead deputies to the suspects. ... more »
  • Man accused of incest, porn with juveniles

    June 23, 2010 6:17 AM

    A DeRidder man faces 10 counts of aggravated incest and one count of pornography involving juveniles. Beauregard Parish deputies arrested Anthony L. Weathers after an investigation into complaints of inappropriate behavior between Weathers and a female. Deputies allegedly found inappropriate images involving juveniles on Weathers' computer during the investigation. He... more »
  • Mother admits role in death of son

    June 22, 2010 8:46 AM

    Holly Brewer, whose 18-month-old son died after being beaten by her boyfriend last year, has pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Brewer was arrested after her son, John Thomas Anthony Brewer, died after suffering severe head trauma and bruising in the beating. Jeffrey... more »
  • Two juveniles arrested for burglaries in Port Allen

    April 29, 2010 5:24 AM

    Two juveniles were arrested in connection with a burglary at the Village Street Apartments in Port Allen. Police arrested seven suspects over the last few weeks in connection with various burglaries in Port Allen. More arrests are expected. more »
  • Man sentenced for sex crimes

    February 25, 2010 6:28 AM

    A Rapides Parish man has been given twelve 99-year sentences along with two 40-year sentences for sexual assaults and pornography involving children aged 2 and 5 when the abuse first started. Authorities say 56-year-old James Edward Davis pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of forcible rape, two counts of aggravated... more »
  • Aunt, grandfather booked in cruelty

    February 8, 2010 6:20 AM

    Police have arrested a woman for allegedly forcing her nieces to put their hands on a hot stove. An arrest warrant says 31-year-old Nedra Berry grabbed the hands of the girls, who are 11 and 12, on Jan. 29, and held them on a hot stove at a Baton Rouge... more »
  • Lafourche jury convicts man of sexual abuse

    February 1, 2010 4:55 AM

    A 34-year-old Lockport man faces up to 139 years in prison for sexual battery of a juvenile under age 13 and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. A Lafourche Parish jury convicted Henry Breaux Jr. on Friday of breaking a 5-year-old family member's leg in July 2008 and sexually abusing her... more »
  • Two shot at retired NBA player's home

    November 3, 2009 5:30 PM

    Two people were shot following a Halloween party at former NBA player John Williams home in Gonzales. Williams told News 2, initially the party was supposed to be small, but quickly got out of control. "Two little kids were fighting when I broke it up and said everybody... more »

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