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  • Neglect leads to security dog's death

    October 1, 2014 3:16 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A Barksdale Air Force Base spokesman says heat stroke that resulted after his handler left him unattended in a car on a hot August day killed an Air Force security K-9. Second Lt. Chris Sullivan says an investigation found that Caro's Aug. 9 death was due to handler... more »
  • Man accused of shooting at sheriff's deputy

    February 7, 2013 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An Iberville Parish man is in jail, accused of trying to kill an East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy. Stephen Gordon, 23, was reported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office last night when he was seen on Chippendale Drive, off of Tiger Bend Road, holding... more »
  • ATC introduces new synthetic marijuana detecting dog Play Video

    October 23, 2012 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's Alcohol Tobacco and Prevention agency has a new member to help sniff out illegal synthetic marijuana. ATC Commissioner Troy Hebert says their new canine will be a great asset when it comes to detecting synthetic marijuana. "It's a very, very dangerous substance," said Hebert.... more »
  • High-speed pursuit ends with K9 choked, man tased

    March 14, 2011 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies tased a Baton Rouge man Monday night after they said he led authorities on two high-speed chases, then tried to choke a K9 when he wouldn't get out of his stopped vehicle. Jacob M. Myers, 22, of Baton Rouge is accused of several charges... more »
  • Burglary suspects met by K-9

    January 18, 2011 11:44 AM

    LIVINGSTON- A K-9 dog helped deputies nab two accused burglars in Livingston Parish. Tonjue Vignes and Erica Ellwood claimed they were breaking into a home on Brian St. in Denham Springs, to take back items stolen from their home. Deputies say, when they got to the home, one... more »
  • NO officer to pay $11,500 for death of K-9

    October 9, 2010 11:19 AM

    The New Orleans police officer who left his K-9 in his patrol car only to find him dying has agreed to pay $11,500 in restitution to the police department. Primo, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, died at a veterinarian's office after a series of seizures. Jason Lewis pleaded guilty to misdemeanor... more »
  • Deputy foils robbery in Watson

    July 23, 2010 8:52 AM

    A Livingston Parish deputy foiled a robbery at a pharmacy, arresting one man and deputies are still looking for another. It happened Wednesday morning at the Live Oak Pharmacy in Watson. The deputy released K-9 "Apache" and caught the suspect. Deputies allegedly found pry bars and a flash light inside... more »
  • N.O. police officers charged in deaths of their dogs

    April 22, 2010 4:06 PM

    Two New Orleans police officers have been charged in connection with the unrelated deaths of their K-9 dogs. The New Orleans district attorney's office filed bills of information Thursday against Officer Jason Lewis and Sgt. Randy Lewis, The Times-Picayune reported. Jason Lewis' dog, Primo, died last summer of... more »
  • BRPD K-9 teams win state honors

    April 2, 2010 4:25 PM

    The Baton Rouge Police Department K-9 team won top honors at the United States Police Canine Association Region 10 Certification Trials. The win marks the 14th time in 15 years that BRPD has finished on top. A total of 36 teams from across Louisiana participated in the trials held... more »
  • Police dogs put to the test in Zachary

    March 29, 2010 2:40 PM

    A gun was fired several times on the campus of Zachary High School Monday. It was part of the testing phase for police dogs and their handlers. Each year the crime-fighting teams must prove their skills are suitable for use on the streets. Teams from Baton Rouge, Livingston,... more »
  • Walker K-9 out of hospital

    January 5, 2010 5:26 PM

    After having surgery to repair its stomach, the Walker Police Department's k-9 officer Levi, is out of the hospital. His partner, Corporal Rusty Jenkins rushed him in for emergency surgery after noticing the symptoms of canine "bloat", or gastric tortion. Cpl. Jenkins says Levi should be back on... more »
  • Police chase ends in arrest

    November 17, 2009 5:39 AM

    A man is in police custody after a chase in Baton Rouge around 2 a.m. A K-9 unit tried to stop a suspicious vehicle when the driver lead police on chase. Police then put out a spike strip causing the driver to loose control at 4800 North Street when the... more »
  • Accused drunk driver charged in crash that killed K-9

    October 16, 2009 11:27 AM

    UPDATE: The driver accused of hitting a Baton Rouge Police patrol unit, killing a K-9 and sending the officer to the hospital, was drunk when it happened, according to police. Jesse Farris faces several charges, including DWI and reckless operation. Police say he was driving the wrong way on St.... more »
  • Police dog dies after crash

    October 16, 2009 11:13 AM

    UPDATE: A Baton Rouge Police K-9 is dead after his handler's patrol unit was involved in a crash. Philos, an 8-year-old German Shepherd, died at a veterinary hospital. The crash happened Friday morning at the intersection of Government Street and St. Charles. Police say Lt. Bobby Glaser's patrol... more »
  • Baton Rouge K-9 Unit involved in crash

    October 16, 2009 6:20 AM

    A Baton Rouge police officer and another driver are in the hospital after a traffic crash at 500 Government Street near St. Charles just before 2 a.m. today. Police say the police K-9 unit collided with an SUV. Both drivers were transported to a local hospital for their injuries. The... more »
  • K-9 Unit involved in car crash

    September 18, 2009 5:05 AM

    A Baton Rouge Police k-9 unit and an accused drunk driver were involved in a car crash around 1:30 a.m. at 2500 Evangeline Street. Police say the officer and his K-9 were on patrol on Evangeline when a car driven by Leper Lewis was heading the wrong way on the... more »
  • Missing Police Dog Found

    September 9, 2009 7:15 AM

    Baton Rouge police found the missing Belgian Malinois police dog that away from her handler's home in Central over the weekend. Baton Rouge Police say Metro Councilman Scott Wilson recognized the dog from the pictures Wednesday morning on Greenwell Springs Road. He alerted deputies, who caught the dog and returned... more »
  • Missing Police Dog

    September 8, 2009 5:06 AM

    Baton Rouge police are looking for a missing Belgian Malinois police dog that away from her handler's home in Central over the weekend. The dog, Mandy, escaped her pen after she was frightened by severe weather Saturday night. Mandy is black and weights about 70 pounds. She has a distinctive... more »

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