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  • EBRSO: 44-year-old has sex with runaway teen, drops her off at gas station

    September 21, 2017 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities have arrested a man after he allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl and then left her at a West Baton Rouge gas station. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 44-year-old Jermaine Booker was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly had sex with the... more »
  • NOPD officer suspended amid rape allegations

    September 13, 2017 2:43 AM

    KENNER - A New Orleans police officer is being accused of rape. Police in suburban Kenner say 28-year-old William Burford of Kenner was arrested Saturday. A police report quotes his accuser as saying he got atop her in bed while she was drunk and incoherent, though... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of sexually assaulting teen on multiple occasions

    September 11, 2017 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been charged with multiple counts of sexual battery after he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old on two different occasions. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 20-year-old Maurice Reddick was arrested after he sexually assaulted the teen at an acquaintance's home in August. ... more »
  • Texas man arrested for raping acquaintance

    August 18, 2017 3:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Texas man accused of raping an acquaintance has been arrested. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office arrested Christopher Appleton-Ellis, 19, of Sugarland, Texas and booked him with second-degree rape in an assault that occurred this past October. The victim reported the rape several weeks after the... more »
  • Shreveport man convicted of child rape

    August 18, 2017 6:59 AM

    SHREVEPORT- A Louisiana man has been convicted for aggravated rape of a child under the age of 13. The Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office says 55-year-old Edward Keith Johnson faces a mandatory life sentence in prison, without the possibility of probation, parole or suspension of sentence. Sentencing is... more »
  • EBRSO: Suspected child molester faces new charges after second victim comes forward

    August 14, 2017 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies have arrested a man suspected of raping a teenage girl on new charges after another victim came forward this month. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Nicholas Waxley of Pride was booked on charges of molestation of a juvenile Monday after a... more »
  • UK police say they arrested wrong man in jogging-rage case

    August 12, 2017 11:48 AM

    LONDON - The search is still on for a road-rage jogger who shoved a woman into the path of a London bus. The Metropolitan Police force said Saturday that a man arrested earlier this week has now been "eliminated from the investigation." The 41-year-old American investment... more »
  • Teenager accused of raping prep school classmate at drunken house party

    July 27, 2017 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A 17-year-old student-athlete at an area private high school was booked into jail this week, accused of raping a classmate during a drunken party after prom. The arrest was made in July after weeks of investigative work by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies... more »
  • 69-year-old babysitter arrested after indecent behavior with 2-year-old

    June 5, 2017 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Monday, deputies arrested a 69-year-old man who is accused of inappropriately touching a 2-year-old while he was babysitting. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, John Foretich was babysitting the child at the time of the incident. Family says Foretich allegedly kissed the... more »
  • Man accused of rape, child endangerment

    May 23, 2017 8:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police say a man is accused of raping a woman while her three children were inside the home Monday. Stephonne Ladale Lewis Jr. was charged with second-degree rape and domestic abuse battery/ child endangerment. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison... more »
  • Woman hospitalized after being beaten and raped in local wooded area

    May 19, 2017 5:28 PM

    PLAQUEMINE – A man whose kidnapping and rape victim went with him to check himself into a Baton Rouge mental hospital was arrested Friday after he left the hospital, authorities said. The victim remains in intensive care with devastating injuries from the brutal attack. Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi... more »
  • SU student accused of campus rape turns himself in

    May 12, 2017 2:53 PM

    UPDATE: Clayton Bossier turned himself in to Southern University Police Tuesday night. He was charged with third-degree rape and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Bossier’s attorney said he intends to fight the charges. The university said it cannot comment on an ongoing investigation. --- ... more »
  • Man arrested for raping woman near Spanish Town Road

    April 30, 2017 6:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man after he allegedly raped a woman who was walking home from work. According to Baton Rouge Police, 41-year-old Alvin Weeks is charged with the rape of a 25-year-old woman which occurred in November 2016. The victim says she was walking... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for rape of woman near Spanish Town Road in 2016

    April 27, 2017 7:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man is wanted for the alleged rape of a woman that took place in November 2016 near Spanish Town Road. Baton Rouge Police detectives are searching for 41-year-old Alvin Weeks. Weeks is accused of raping a 25-year-old woman after offering her a ride home. ... more »
  • Man accused of raping 13-year-old in 2014

    April 27, 2017 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man has been arrested following the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl that happened in July 2014. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 30-year-old Elmer Castillo Wednesday on the charge of forcible rape. According to arrest documents, the victim told police she was leaving... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of raping woman

    April 24, 2017 7:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man faces second-degree rape charges after a woman told police he raped her Thursday. According to the affidavit of probable cause, a victim told Baton Rouge Police that Kelup Rowe, 22, attacked her while she was lying on a couch. The victim said... more »
  • Charge dropped against Mississippi student in alleged sexual battery

    April 22, 2017 3:21 PM

    MERIDIAN, Miss.- A Mississippi official says a sexual battery charge has been dropped against a high school baseball player who was one of five students accused in an off-campus attack against a classmate. Lauderdale County School District Superintendent Randy Hodges tells the Meridian Star all five of those originally charged... more »
  • Police: Homeless man arrested for raping woman at duplex

    April 20, 2017 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A homeless man has been arrested after he allegedly raped a woman at a duplex. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 41-year-old Shuray Wells on charges of second-degree rape and simple battery. On April 7, a woman reported that she was forced to perform a... more »
  • Man high on mojo accused of breaking into home, raping woman

    April 17, 2017 10:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a man high on “mojo” forcibly entered into a home and raped a woman in Baton Rouge Sunday morning. Dayton Irving was charged with home invasion and first degree rape. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Sunday. According to... more »
  • Breaux Bridge man accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile

    April 16, 2017 12:23 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - A 46-year-old Breaux Bridge man was arrested on charges of first-degree rape and carrying of a firearm by a convict following an incident early Saturday morning. According to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, Arlondo K. Henson allegedly sexually assaulted a juvenile and was found to... more »
  • 12-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting young girl in group home

    April 10, 2017 7:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old boy has been arrested after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in a group home Sunday. Baton Rouge Police say the incident happened on Carolyn Sue Drive early Sunday morning, just after midnight. The girl was allegedly assaulted while staying at... more »
  • Jury selection begins for former 'Sons of Guns' star's rape trial

    April 3, 2017 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Jury selection began in Baton Rouge on Monday for the rape trial of former "Sons of Guns" reality show cast member Will Hayden, according to the Advocate . Hayden faces two counts of aggravated rape and one count of forcible rape in East Baton Rouge Parish.... more »
  • Suit: Dillard University's inaction after 1 rape set stage for another

    March 31, 2017 5:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A lawsuit claims Dillard University's failure to warn students and ban an alleged rapist from campus after a November 2015 attack set the stage for the rape of another student by the same assailant in April 2016. Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports the lawsuit was filed this week in... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of strangling, raping woman

    March 30, 2017 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man faces rape charges after a woman said he strangled her then raped her earlier this week. Gregory Odell Talbert, 33, was charged with aggravated rape and second degree battery Wednesday. According to arrest documents, The victim said she was walking down... more »
  • Geismar man arrested for second-degree rape

    March 25, 2017 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 23-year-old man was arrested for second-degree rape after he allegedly sexually assaulted a victim inside a vehicle. According to arrest records, the incident occurred on Oct. 23, 2016. The victim contacted police from a local hospital and stated the accused man, Jean Walston of... more »
  • Church volunteer accused of raping 15-year-old girl

    March 24, 2017 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man faces second-degree rape charges after police say he raped a 15-year-old girl last year. Terry Lee Morgan was charged with second degree rape Friday. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. On Nov. 17, Baton Rouge Police were told that... more »
  • Cosby wants jury pool prescreened for bias before trial

    March 20, 2017 1:44 PM

    PHILADELPHIA, Penn. - Bill Cosby's lawyers hope to prescreen potential jurors to weed out those with opinions about the sex-assault case before jury selection begins in person. A defense motion filed Monday says the "inflammatory" worldwide coverage of the case has probably left some potential jurors with opinions about the... more »
  • Kim Kardashian West 'mentally prepped' for rape during heist

    March 20, 2017 7:50 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Kim Kardashian West says she "mentally prepped" herself to be raped while being held at gunpoint during a Paris jewelry heist last year. Kardashian West discussed the incident on Sunday night's episode of the E! network's "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." She says two robbers wearing police... more »
  • LSU students question safety following abduction Play Video

    March 16, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One day after LSU issued an alert that a student had been abducted, few additional details have been released, and some students find that concerning. LSU sent the initial alert to students just before midnight Wednesday. It said LSUPD was investigating a reported abduction by an armed... more »
  • Man accused of raping 14-year-old in 2015

    March 16, 2017 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man faces second-degree rape charges after police say he raped a 14-year-old nearly three years ago. According to arrest records, Keon Aaron, 25, was charged with second-degree rape Wednesday. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Documents say Baton... more »
  • Sharper's lawyers: Plea terms not adequately explained

    March 10, 2017 8:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Lawyers for disgraced former NFL star and admitted rapist Darren Sharper argue in an appeal that a judge did not adequately explain the consequences of a plea agreement resulting in his 18-year federal prison sentence. Their arguments were filed Friday at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of... more »
  • Man accused of raping teen after paying for sex

    March 7, 2017 11:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man accused of paying to have sex with a 14-year-old was arrested Monday. According to arrest reports, Marcus Jacobs, 33, was charged with second-degree rape, trafficking of children for sexual purposes and sexual battery. Documents say the attack happened sometime in late Oct. 2015.... more »
  • No indictment in prison house rape case; Accuser said she was punished for talking on TV

    March 6, 2017 4:17 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE – An Angola assistant warden was not indicted by a grand jury during a hearing in West Feliciana Parish Monday. Instead, a grand jury handed up a no true bill in the case against Barrett Boeker. Boeker was accused of raping a woman at his house on... more »
  • Man becomes lawyer after unjustly imprisoned for 7 years

    February 15, 2017 5:50 PM

    MADISON, Wis. - A man who spent seven years in prison for a Wisconsin rape before he was cleared is now an attorney trying to clear another man of the same crime. Jarrett Adams was 17 in 1998 when a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student accused him and two friends of... more »
  • Ohio woman who livestreamed rape of teen gets 9 months in prison

    February 14, 2017 9:06 AM

    COLUMBUS - An Ohio woman accused of livestreaming images of a man raping a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to nine months in prison. Nineteen-year-old Marina Lonina was sentenced Monday in Columbus after pleading guilty to one count of obstructing justice under a deal with prosecutors. She initially faced other... more »
  • Man arrested after allegedly raping teen for several years

    February 11, 2017 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man after a 14-year-old girl revealed that he spent the past several years raping her on a regular basis. The victim was being interviewed by authorities in November when she revealed that 34-year-old Ivy Miller of Baton Rouge had been raping her... more »
  • Denham Springs man accused of sexually abusing child over 4 years

    February 8, 2017 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A Denham Springs man has been accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a child, beginning in 1997, booking records show. Alfred Carter, who is now 47, was booked with first-degree rape and sexual battery Tuesday. In June, after a suicide attempt in which she left a... more »
  • Judge weighs death penalty for 5-year-old girl's slaying

    January 24, 2017 10:52 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - A Mississippi judge has begun examining evidence and hearing testimony into whether a man should receive the death penalty after he admitted to sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl and hanging her by using her socks. News outlets report that Harrison County Circuit Court Judge Lisa Dodson reviewed... more »
  • Police believe illegal immigrant could be tied to other sex crimes Play Video

    January 20, 2017 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police said a man in the country illegally from Honduras could be responsible for multiple rapes and robberies in the Baton Rouge area. Investigators said Manuel Mejia raped a woman in Baker and slit her throat in Baton Rouge this week. It happened after he picked... more »
  • Illegal immigrant accused of Baker rape and slashing, possibly tied to other rapes

    January 19, 2017 12:48 PM

    BAKER - Baton Rouge Police confirmed to WBRZ's Investigative Unit on Friday that the man who was charged with raping and slashing a woman's throat in Baker on Thursday could possibly be tied to multiple other rapes in the area. BRPD said the other rapes could possibly be connected... more »
  • Man seeking new trial in 1971 rape claims state hid evidence

    January 17, 2017 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana man serving a life sentence for the rape of a nurse in 1971 claims authorities concealed evidence that the crime was committed by another man linked to two similar attacks. Innocence Project New Orleans attorneys on Tuesday asked the Louisiana Supreme Court to review Wilbert... more »
  • Two accused of raping inmate at Ascension Parish jail

    January 13, 2017 5:37 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the rape of a parish inmate that was reported on Thursday night. The inmate reported that he had been raped by another inmate on two separate occasions in the past week, officials say. Louisiana State Police detectives were asked to... more »
  • North Carolina man accused of raping woman at BR area hotel

    January 5, 2017 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a North Carolina man was arrested after they say he raped a woman twice at a Baton Rouge area hotel in November. Arrest records say Millard Purvis Anderson was charged with second-degree rape Thursday for an incident that happened on Nov. 4, 2016. ... more »
  • Police: Walker teen accused of raping 12 year old at sleepover

    December 31, 2016 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Walker teen faces rape charges after he asked a 12-year-old girl to give him oral sex at a sleepover earlier this year. According to Baton Rouge Police, the victim said she was 12 years old when the incident happened at a Baton Rouge... more »
  • Man arrested for giving teen drugs and alcohol, raping her in park

    December 25, 2016 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD arrested a man they say gave a teenage female drugs and alcohol and raped her in a park. According to police, Morris Dantzler, 62, offered the 16-year-old victim hard liquor and mojo, a synthetic marajuana, then met her at a park. Officers say Dantzler... more »
  • Couple faces rape, drug charges after search of trailer

    December 22, 2016 3:21 PM

    SLAUGHTER – Deputies in East Feliciana Parish say a couple faces rape and drug charges after a search at a trailer Wednesday night. Clinton W. Villagomez and Debroah Villagomez were both charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm while in possession of drugs. East Feliciana... more »
  • Family sexual assault suspect worked for youth program Play Video

    December 21, 2016 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A parent of one of the kids in the youth program Garry Jackson worked is speaking out, saying she's concerned about how close he was able to get to her son. After a year-long investigation, Jackson was booked earlier this week, accused of raping four juvenile members... more »
  • Angola assistant warden charged with rape

    December 20, 2016 3:39 PM

    ANGOLA – An assistant warden at the state penitentiary was booked into the local parish jail on rape charges. The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office said Barrett Boeker, 34, was booked on second-degree rape in an assault. The attack happened on Nov. 30, according to a police report released... more »
  • Homeless man wanted for second-degree rape

    December 18, 2016 10:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are seeking the public’s help to find a homeless man wanted for rape. According to EBRSO spokesperson Casey Hicks, 33-year-old Daniel Hinton is wanted for second-degree rape. Hicks did not release specifics on when or where the crime took place.... more »
  • Napoleonville man accused of raping minor

    December 15, 2016 4:14 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE – Deputies in Assumption Parish say a Napoleonville man faces rape charges after "repeatedly raping" a juvenile victim. Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon said 59-year-old Rickie Mills was charged with forcible rape and molestation of a juvenile. Falcon said Mills is accused of repeatedly raping the now... more »
  • Man accused of raping minor more than 10 years ago

    December 14, 2016 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge man has been charged with rape for sexually abusing a minor more than 10 years ago. William Seaverson Jr., 40, was charged with one felony count of first-degree rape Wednesday afternoon. According to arrest documents, a female victim contacted Baton... more »
  • Former Amite cop found guilty of third-degree rape

    December 1, 2016 6:38 PM

    AMITE – A former Amite Police officer has been found guilty of third-degree rape and simple kidnapping, according to WWLTV. In 2014, two women accused Grant Carruth of handcuffing and attacking them in separate incidents. Investigators say Carruth claimed to be a narcotics agent, tricked the women into being... more »
  • Suspect arrested in LSU rape case Play Video

    November 15, 2016 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old faces felony rape charges following an April 2016 incident at LSU. Eseoghene Ovuede was booked into jail this week after a lengthy investigation. Ovuede is accused of following a female LSU student to her East Campus Apartment; an LSU student housing complex on the... more »
  • Alabama student accused of raping teen in dorm room arrested

    November 13, 2016 5:56 PM

    TUSCALOOSA - Police say a University of Alabama student accused of raping a teenage girl in a dorm room has been arrested. Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit Capt. Gary Hood tells Al.com on Sunday that 19-year-old Joseph Tyler Pitts is charged with first-degree rape. Hood says an 18-year-old female, also... more »
  • Jury finds against Rolling Stone suit in rape story

    November 4, 2016 3:05 PM

    CHARLOTTESVILLE - A federal jury has found Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter defamed a University of Virginia administrator in a discredited story about gang rape at a fraternity house. Word of the jury decision came Friday afternoon in multiple news outlets. University of Virginia administrator Nicole Eramo... more »
  • Transgender inmate's rape lawsuit against jail set for trial

    October 27, 2016 11:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A lawsuit in which a transgender inmate says she was raped after being locked up with a male prisoner last year in the newly opened New Orleans jail is expected to go to trial in June. A federal judge set a June 19 date in a Wednesday... more »
  • 28-year-old arrested for three rapes in October, 2015 murder

    October 27, 2016 10:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A suspect has been arrested in connection with raping three people in October has been charged in a 2015 murder. 28-year-old Bryan Leduff was arrested around 6:45 p.m. Thursday in connection to the shooting death of 34-year-old Jemina Williams, according to police. Investigators say Williams... more »
  • Fromer BRFD captain acquitted of rape charges in Tennessee

    October 20, 2016 8:08 PM

    TENNESSEE - A former Baton Rouge Fire Department captain has been acquitted of all charges after being accused of raping a child in Tennessee. Roman Bates, 57, was arrested in June 2015 by members of the Fugitive Apprehension Unit in New Orleans. Bates was a camptain who worked with... more »
  • Jury clears NBA's Derrick Rose in rape lawsuit

    October 19, 2016 4:47 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Jurors have cleared NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends in a lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated from drugs or alcohol. The jury reached the verdict Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court after hearing dramatically different accounts of the... more »
  • Teen arrested for raping 11-year-old and 13-year-old boys

    October 18, 2016 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A teenager has been arrested for the rape of two juvenile boys, one of which was sexually assaulted by the teen more than 30 times. 19-year-old Donald Moore, Jr. was arrested on two counts of first degree rape after the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was... more »
  • Ex-boyfriend charged with first degree rape, aggravated burglary

    October 8, 2016 1:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested on first degree rape and aggravated burglary counts after he forced his way into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and sexually assaulted her. Officials reported on Aug. 4, around 8 a.m., the victim was at her apartment on Monet Drive with a male friend... more »
  • Man arrested for forcible rape in Baker

    October 2, 2016 2:02 PM

    BAKER - A man was arrested for domestic abuse battery and forcible rape on Saturday in Baker. The Baker Police Department responded to a domestic abuse battery complaint on Saturday at a home on Daniels Street. The victim stated that the defendant, 57-year-old David Janes, had physically touched her... more »
  • Lawsuit: Transgender inmate raped at New Orleans' new jail

    September 21, 2016 3:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal lawsuit says a transgender inmate was raped after being locked up with a male prisoner last year in the newly opened New Orleans jail. The lawsuit says the victim is a transgender woman arrested last September for failing to appear in court on a disturbing... more »
  • Man sentenced to life in rape of 6-year-old

    September 20, 2016 11:57 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A Caddo Parish man who represented himself on charges he raped a 6-year-old child in 2013 has been sentenced to life in prison. 36-year-old Anthony Larkins heard the sentence imposed on him Monday by District Judge Katherine Dorroh, who on Sept. 8 found Larkins guilty in a ruling... more »
  • Baton Rouge man wanted for second-degree rape

    August 31, 2016 12:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are looking for a Baton Rouge man accused of raping a 40-year-old woman after driving her from a local bar. According to Baton Rouge Police, 33-year-old Gregory Warren Johnson is wanted on second-degree rape charges. Investigators say the victim states she woke up during... more »
  • Darren Sharper files notice of appeal in federal rape case

    August 27, 2016 11:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former NFL star Darren Sharper has filed a federal court notice that he now plans to appeal his conviction and nearly two-decade sentence in a drug and sexual assault case - a case in which he pleaded guilty. Sharper had pleaded guilty or no-contest in four states... more »
  • Judge to ex-NFL star Darren Sharper: can't ignore damage

    August 18, 2016 7:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The federal judge who more than doubled former NFL star Darren Sharper's prison sentence told him that courts cannot ignore the damage he inflicted on women and on society at large. U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo (TREESH mil-AH-zoh) had rejected a multistate plea agreement's 9-year sentence... more »

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