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  • 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 »
  • Rape suspect arrested after victim's dream turned into nightmare

    August 2, 2016 10:33 AM

    BAKER - A 33-year-old Baker man was arrested Monday after a woman reported that he raped her in her sleep. Police say the victim, who described Christopher Griffin as a family friend, said he visited her home on July 21. After he left, she took a Xanax and went... more »
  • Plea deal leaves 1 defendant in Sharper case

    July 11, 2016 1:02 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A co-defendant in the drug and sexual assault case that brought down former NFL star Darren Sharper has reached a plea deal. Former restaurant worker Erik Nunez has agreed to enter a guilty plea in the case. That leaves one more defendant, former St. Bernard Parish... more »
  • Man accused of raping 14-year-old at gunpoint multiple times

    June 17, 2016 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a registered sex offender Friday morning after he was accused of raping and molesting a 14-year-old girl at gunpoint on multiple occasions. 36-year-old Corey Williams was booked on two counts of first degree rape and molestation of a juvenile after BRPD arrested him Friday... more »
  • $50,000 reward in California serial killer cold case

    June 15, 2016 12:02 PM

    SACRAMENTO - Authorities announced a $50,000 reward Wednesday as they renewed their search for an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s. The case has grown cold for the killer known by at least... more »
  • BRPD seeks accused rapist

    June 13, 2016 2:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a rape that happened earlier in June. 59-year-old Quinters Demetrius Bouie is wanted by detectives after he was accused of pushing a woman down onto his bed and raping her. Police said the crime happened at... more »
  • Man accused of raping 11-year-old girl, exposing her to HIV

    June 9, 2016 10:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man was arrested after he was accused of raping an 11-year-old girl, intentionally exposing her to HIV in the process. 47-year-old Larry Williams Jr. was booked on four counts of first degree rape, molestation of a juvenile and four counts of intentional exposure... more »
  • Alleged rape victim kicked attacker in face to escape

    June 8, 2016 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office say a man was booked on a rape charge after the victim kicked him in the face and made her escape last month. 34-year-old Samuel Barrera Jr. was booked on one count of third degree rape after he... more »
  • US cities see unexplained rise in violent crimes this year

    June 5, 2016 3:07 PM

    CHICAGO - Violent crimes ranging from homicides to rapes to robberies have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities so far this year. But experts can't point to a single reason why and the jump isn't enough to suggest there's a trend. Law enforcement officials are seeking a... more »
  • Man accused of raping 8-year-old girl

    June 1, 2016 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies reported the arrest of a man accused of raping an 8-year-old girl numerous times in recent months. 29-year-old Anthony Tipton was arrested Tuesday and booked on charges of first degree aggravated rape. Detectives said the victim told them during a forensic interview on... more »
  • No evidence found in arrest of Parkview Baptist student accused of rape

    May 27, 2016 6:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An Orleans Parish magistrate commissioner has found that police did not have enough evidence to support the arrest of a former Parkview Baptist High School student who had been accused of a rape in New Orleans. Pryce Fletcher, 19, was arrested in April on one count of... more »
  • 19-year-old accused of raping 1st grader

    May 18, 2016 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused of raping a 1st grader. 19-year-old Andres Pascual, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of first degree rape and sexual battery after he was arrested Wednesday. The 6-year-old victim told police that he was watching TV... more »
  • Former children's TV host to be arraigned on rape charges

    May 14, 2016 2:46 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - A former children's television show host who vanished decades ago amid allegations he sexually abused children on a camping trip in Louisiana is due to be arraigned in Rapides Parish on Monday on rape charges. Almost 40 years after he was accused of obscene behavior with young boys,... more »
  • New Orleans plastic surgeon indicted on forcible rape charge

    May 13, 2016 9:28 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A well-known New Orleans plastic surgeon is facing charges of forcible rape and voyeurism. A judge on Thursday set Dr. Alireza Sadeghi's bail at $2 million and issued a protective order barring him from going near the alleged victim or her children after a grand jury indicted... more »
  • Man accused of kidnapping woman from casino, raping and robbing her

    May 10, 2016 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say they’ve arrested a man accused of robbing, kidnapping and raping a woman after he picked her up at an area casino while she was intoxicated. 42-year-old John Mack, of Baton Rouge, was booked on charges of simple robbery, second degree kidnapping, simple battery, unauthorized... more »
  • Mother demands answers after 12-year-old daughter is raped near Garden District Play Video

    May 9, 2016 5:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two days after a suspect was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in the Garden District, a mother in the area is demanding answers about her 12-year-old daughter's case from about six weeks ago. We're not identifying the mom or listing where she lives to protect her... more »
  • Garden District rape suspect has extensive criminal past Play Video

    May 8, 2016 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE – New details emerged about the criminal history of the man accused of breaking into a home in the Garden District and raping a woman Thursday. Court documents obtained by WBRZ News 2 revealed that 22-year-old Thairie Xavier Robinson has a substantial criminal history including multiple... more »
  • 22-year-old charged with Garden District rape and robbery

    May 7, 2016 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in a Garden District home invasion and rape, police sources told the WBRZ Investigative Unit Saturday morning. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson confirmed an arrest was made after detectives worked tirelessly to process DNA evidence at the State Police Crime Lab.... more »
  • People share safety tips on social media after home invasion, rape

    May 7, 2016 12:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors have found calm on the internet, sharing safety tips and conversation as they grapple with the reality that a rapist is loose in their community. The Baton Rouge Garden District Facebook page has been active since word spread about a home invasion and rape Thursday... more »
  • Sex offender accused of trying to buy child for sex

    April 29, 2016 11:26 AM

    HOUMA - State Police detectives say they arrested a man who is registered as a sex offender in Michigan after he was accused of trying to locate and purchase a child for sexual purposes. 30-year-old Wade Perkins, of Grand Isle, was booked on a charge of attempt and conspiracy... more »
  • Vermillion Parish junior high teacher accused of rape

    April 28, 2016 12:56 PM

    ABBEVILLE - A teacher in Vermillion Parish is behind bars after he was accused of rape. James Harber is listed as a 7th grade teacher at J.H. Williams Middle School according to the school’s website. He was booked by Abbeville Police on two counts of second-degree rape and one... more »
  • BRPD arrest man for rape, kidnapping and domestic abuse

    April 27, 2016 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE- BRPD arrested 38-year-old Damion Thompson for the kidnapping, rape and beating of a Baton Rouge woman on Tuesday. According to BRPD, the incident took place late Monday night when the victim was with two of her friends at her apartment in the 2100 block of 75th Avenue. Thompson... more »
  • Former Parkview Baptist student accused of rape

    April 22, 2016 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former Parkview Baptist High School student was arrested after he was accused of a rape in New Orleans. The victim in the incident reported to law enforcement stated that she was in the city in Dec. of last year to attend her high school football... more »
  • LSU students threaten to disrupt campus events over officer's comments

    April 12, 2016 12:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A small gathering of about 30 LSU students rallied together Monday night to discuss what to do about a police officer's comments about rape they found offensive . They're frustrated by this quote from LSU spokesman Lt. Kevin Scott in the student newspaper "The Reveille": "If you... more »
  • Judge orders release of 7 inmates due to lack of funds

    April 8, 2016 4:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Seven New Orleans jail inmates, including one charged with murder and another charged with rape, have been ordered released by a judge because their cases have stalled amid uncertain funding for their defense. Release of the seven is not imminent - state Judge Arthur Hunter stayed his own... more »
  • Louisiana Supreme Court upholds death sentence of convict

    April 6, 2016 2:36 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - The Louisiana Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man convicted in the rape and murder of a 4-year-old girl. The state Supreme Court announced Monday that it upheld a 14th Judicial District Court ruling that determined that Jason M. Reeves does not suffer from... more »
  • EBRSO: Teen arrested for rape of 15-year-old

    March 22, 2016 10:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested 18-year-old Michael Holmes for second degree rape of a 15-year-old girl. According to the sheriff’s office, the girl said that Holmes drove her to a dead end road at night in the 11300 block of Cypress Glen Avenue back in October... more »
  • Federal court hearing set on Sharper's latest plea deal

    March 22, 2016 4:18 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A federal court hearing is scheduled for former NFL star Darren Sharper, who has pleaded guilty or no-contest to charges involving the drugging and rape of women in four states. Tuesday's hearing in New Orleans is the first for Sharper since he decided to maintain his guilty plea... more »
  • EBRSO: Zachary man arrested for rape of EBR woman in February

    March 14, 2016 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 35-year-old Samuel Williams, Jr., of Zachary, for the rape of an East Baton Rouge woman that occurred in February. On Sunday, Feb. 21st, Lane Memorial Hospital contacted the sheriff’s office to report that a woman had been raped earlier... more »
  • BR man accused of sexually assaulting teenager

    March 9, 2016 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Police arrested a 46-year-old Baton Rouge man after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her. Authorities say Ronald Devold sexually assaulted the teenager while at her house on Febrary 28th. According to police, Devold walked into the victim's bedroom and talked to her briefly before ordering her... more »
  • BR detox center employee accused of raping patient

    March 7, 2016 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of an Independence man who was accused of raping a female patient at the detox center by which he was employed. 25-year-old Julius Williams was booked into the parish prison on one count of second degree rape. Police said they responded... more »
  • Baton Rouge man accused of raping teen

    February 29, 2016 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say a Baton Rouge man was arrested Sunday after they say he raped a 17-year-old in January. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies were called on Jan. 14 in reference to a possible rape. The victim said she met 24-year-old Tiris Cage via cell phone a... more »

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