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  • Zachary teen accused of raping mentally disabled student

    April 25, 2015 8:03 PM

    ZACHARY - Zachary police accused an 18-year-old teen of raping a mentally disabled student in Zachary last year. Police say Ikeal Franklin of Zachary was charged with aggravated rape of an 18-year-old who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome and Bipolar Disorder. Franklin is accused of raping the victim after... more »
  • Man booked in violent attack at laundromat

    April 20, 2015 8:51 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested a man for a rape and armed robbery at a laundromat. Investigators said Lionel Myles, 40, was charged with aggravated rape, aggravated assault, battery and armed robbery for the altercation at the laundromat on Walker North Road overnight Sunday. Myles was arrested Monday. The... more »
  • Sharper pleads not guilty in New Orleans to rape charges

    April 6, 2015 2:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former NFL star Darren Sharper entered a not guilty plea Monday in his first court appearance in Louisiana to face charges that he drugged women in order to rape them. However that is considered a legal formality since a magistrate judge can't accept a felony guilty plea.... more »
  • Fraternity pursuing legal action against Rolling Stone

    April 6, 2015 12:05 PM

    RICHMOND, Va. - The fraternity at the center of a now-discredited Rolling Stone rape article says the story was defamatory and reckless and they are pursuing legal action against the magazine. Phi Kappa Psi said Monday in a statement that the article was viewed by millions, led to members being... more »
  • Man accused of rape at LSU dorm

    April 2, 2015 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Lafayette man after they said he forced himself on an LSU student in her dorm this past weeked. Investigators charged 19-year-old Victor Daniel Silva with forcible rape for the March 28 incident. LSU Police said the victim told them she saw Silva... more »
  • Man allegedly kills friend after rape of relative check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 25, 2015 3:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People close to a man accused of murdering his friend said they were shocked by the events which Baton Rouge Police called a case of vigilante justice. Yovanni Ramos-Salazar shot and killed Joel Guevara Sunday night after a brief argument, according to the Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Ex-NFL player Sharper to begin changing pleas in rape cases

    March 23, 2015 2:10 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Former NFL star Darren Sharper is set to appear in one court in person and another via video to enter pleas as he seeks to resolve rape and drugging allegations involving women in four different states. A change-of-plea hearing is scheduled for Sharper on Monday morning... more »
  • Report: Sharper to plead guilty in rape case deal

    March 20, 2015 3:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former Saints player Darren Sharper agreed to a plea deal that will cover wide-ranging rape and drug cases in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Arizona and Nevada, according to WWL-TV. The happened the same day Sharper was charged with rape in a case out of Las Vegas.... more »
  • Vice President Biden touts funding for rape kit testing

    March 16, 2015 3:28 PM

    PIKESVILLE, Md. - Vice President Joe Biden says $41 million in federal funds approved by Congress will help clear rape kit backlogs across the country and solve crimes. Along with Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Biden toured a Maryland State Police forensic laboratory in Pikesville on Monday and addressed the importance of... more »
  • EBRSO: Attacker bit in the crotch by victim

    March 13, 2015 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's detectives said a hospital worker who was sexually assaulted by a patient in East Baton Rouge Parish fought off her attacker by biting him hard enough in the privates it left teeth impressions. Detectives arrested Kendrick Carter of Zachary Thursday on forcible rape charges. ... more »
  • New Roads man arrested for rape

    March 10, 2015 2:43 PM

    NEW ROADS- A New Roads man has been accused of having sex with an underage girl. Authorities said 19-year-old Trevis Hutchinson drove to the 12-year-old victim's house and had sex with her in his car. That's when they say a witness drove up, sent the girl inside the house,... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested on aggravated rape charges

    February 27, 2015 4:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a man accused of engaging in inappropriate sexual acts with a juvenile on Wednesday. Deputies received information stating that a 13-year-old girl was possibly being raped by Benjamin Tonguis, 37, over an undisclosed period of time. When Tonguis... more »
  • 13-year-old arrested in series of rapes in Uptown NOLA

    February 27, 2015 3:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested a 13-year-old boy accused of raping three of his siblings over a period of two years. New Orleans Police reported the incident involved victims that included girls aged 13 and 11 along with a 7-year-old boy. The crimes occurred in an Uptown home,... more »
  • Teacher accused in student sex case bonds out of jail

    February 25, 2015 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish School System band instructor bailed out of jail a month after he was booked on forcible rape and prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student charges. Robert M. Lewis, 30, was fired the day after he was arrested. Lewis... more »
  • BRPD investigating officers on Mardi Gras float

    February 23, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police Chief Carl Dabadie said several of his officers are under investigation after they appeared while off-duty on a Spanish Town Mardi Gras float which lampooned a sex crimes victim. The float had pictures of former reality TV star Will Hayden and his daughter Stephanie Ford,... more »
  • Saints' Galette sued by woman in home disturbance

    February 19, 2015 3:54 PM

    GRETNA - A woman allegedly beaten by New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette in early January has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the NFL player of subjecting her to false imprisonment, human trafficking, rape and other types of physical and mental abuse. The lawsuit also contains allegations against several other... more »
  • Hayden hearing pushed back to May check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 9, 2015 3:04 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A motions hearing in Livingston Parish over rape charges against former reality TV show star Will Hayden was pushed back Monday to May. Attorneys for the former "Sons of Guns" star said with similar charges going to trial in East Baton Rouge Parish, they needed a... more »
  • Licciardi pleads not guilty in Sharper rape case

    February 6, 2015 12:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - An ex-law officer implicated in a rape case against former NFL star Darren Sharper has pleaded not guilty to counts of rape, human trafficking and battery. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports Brandon Licciardi, a former St. Bernard Parish deputy sheriff, entered his plea on Friday before Orleans Parish Criminal... more »
  • Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

    January 27, 2015 5:38 PM

    NASHVILLE, TN - A jury has convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players of raping a former student inside a dorm room. The jury deliberated for about three hours before finding Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey guilty. They face decades in prison. Prosecutors say Vandenburg brought an unconscious 21-year-old woman he had... more »
  • Okla. teacher accused of sex with student in teacher's lounge

    January 23, 2015 11:49 AM

    WAYNOKA, Okla. - An Oklahoma teacher has been suspended with pay after admitting to having sex with a male student, including inside the school teacher's lounge. An anonymous tip led investigators to question and arrest 32-year-old Daresa Poe Tuesday on charges of sexual battery and second-degree rape. Investigators... more »
  • School fires teacher in student sex case Play Video

    January 22, 2015 10:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - School administrators fired a Scotlandville band instructor Friday who's accused of having sex with one of his students. Deputies charged Robert M. Lewis, 30, with forcible rape and prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student Thursday night. Lewis has been on paid leave since... more »
  • State checking on untested rape kits, BRPD reports numbers

    January 9, 2015 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The numbers of untested rape kits across the state are slowly coming in. The legislature passed a measure requesting them from all 421 law enforcement agencies in the state last year, to determine whether or not there is a backlog. "There are lots of incidences in... more »
  • Man accused of rape in SU law library

    January 9, 2015 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University Police accused a 32-year-old Georgia man of raping a woman in the school's law library last semester. SUPD said Shaboyd Cannon of Gray, Ga. surrendered Friday to an arrest warrant for forcible rape. Investigators said on Aug. 20 Cannon forced himself on a... more »
  • 'Sons of Guns' star pleads not guilty to rape charges check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 8, 2015 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The former star of the reality TV show Sons of Guns pleaded not guilty to rape charges today in Baton Rouge. Will Hayden entered his plea to two counts of aggravated rape and one count of forcible rape. He was indicted on those charges back on... more »
  • Babysitter accused of raping 10-year-old

    January 5, 2015 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man on aggravated rape charges after they said he admitted to sexual conduct with a 10-year-old he was babysitting. Deputies charged 27-year-old Jerry Wayne Veal with aggravated rape after his arrest Sunday. Investigators said the 10-year-old victim had... more »
  • Rape victims say police treated them poorly check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 22, 2014 4:13 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Two women in Denham Springs said they were treated poorly by police after they were raped by a group of men Saturday night. The women said the night was supposed to be a date, but it ended horrifically when they were taken to an empty house... more »
  • 'Yes Means Yes' becoming norm on NY campuses

    December 13, 2014 10:12 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Administrative policy may be the new pillow talk on college campuses across New York. A universal "affirmative consent" standard is now part of a sexual assault prevention policy adopted across the state's public university system. It spells out for students that only "yes" - not silence or... more »
  • Sharper, others face federal rape indictment

    December 12, 2014 11:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal grand jury has added drug charges to the state rape charges facing former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper. The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans announced Friday that Sharper now faces charges that he and a co-defendant - Brandon Licciardi - distributed three illegal... more »
  • Rape exams should be billed to state, Jindal says

    December 9, 2014 1:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has directed a state crime victim's board to pay hospitals and health centers for sexual assault victims' medical exams. Jindal's executive order, issued Tuesday, is trying to keep victims from being charged for a forensic medical exam, billing that advocacy groups and lawmakers called... more »
  • Judge won't block reports on rape case document

    December 8, 2014 2:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A judge in New Orleans has refused to block a news outlet from reporting on a police document about a rape case. State District Judge Kern Reese on Monday refused the city's request for an injunction against Nola.comThe Times-Picayune. The case involved a Texas woman who said... more »
  • Suspended cop indicted for attacking women

    December 5, 2014 9:33 PM

    AMITE- A grand jury in Tangipahoa Parish indicted suspended Amite Police officer Grant Carruth, 25, on charges of kidnapping, armed robbery, aggravated rape, and sexual battery related to two separate incidents with women he is accused of attacking after he handcuffed them. Investigators originally said Carruth claimed to be... more »
  • New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy

    November 23, 2014 2:07 PM

    TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey is the latest state to consider requiring colleges to define when "yes means yes" in an effort to stem the tide of sexual assaults. But whether the policy - known as affirmative consent - will reduce sexual assaults on campus remains unclear. States and universities... more »
  • Woman: Rape at Mardi Gras ignored by detectives

    November 21, 2014 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A woman says she was raped in New Orleans during Mardi Gras festivities in a case among scores that the city's police department failed to properly investigate. The department is reeling from a city inspector general's report that found five detectives mishandled more than 1,000 sex crimes... more »
  • 23-year-old accused of sex with middle schooler

    November 19, 2014 4:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sex crime investigators accused a Baton Rouge man this week of having sex with a middle school student this past summer. Baton Rouge Police booked 23-year-old Joshua Jones into the parish jail on aggravated rape charges Wednesday. Investigators said the victim told detectives the encounter... more »
  • Mayor: Bungled rape cases will be investigated

    November 18, 2014 12:27 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Mayor Mitch Landrieu promises hundreds of rape and child abuse cases that went largely ignored by five detectives over a three-year period will be reopened. On Tuesday, Landrieu announced a special team of police officers would reopen the cases. Last week, a city inspector general's audit charged... more »
  • Judge signs order to bury frozen fetus

    November 10, 2014 10:50 AM

    LABADIEVILLE - A judge signed an order Monday to bury a fetus that's been frozen in an Assumption Parish evidence room for six years, despite requests that it be buried. Judge Guy Holdridge signed the order after a series of reports by Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto about the status... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Fetus stored in freezer for 6 years Play Video

    November 3, 2014 11:55 AM

    LABADIEVILLE - The WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered disturbing details about a 16-week-old fetus that has been jammed in a freezer for the past six years in Assumption Parish. Tonight, the newly elected First Circuit Court of Appeals Judge is under fire over the case. Judge Guy Holdridge presided... more »
  • LSUPD: Woman raped while group watched

    October 15, 2014 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help today finding the people responsible for a sexual assault that happened on the college campus more than a week ago. LSUPD sent out a campus-wide email alert Wednesday which asked for tips in the case of a woman raped... more »
  • LSU reported sex crimes see big increase check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2014 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some crime at LSU saw a big jump last year as statistics released Wednesday show that sex crimes spiked during 2013. A combination of two theories is suspected by LSU Police to help explain why the number of sex crimes spiked on the state's largest college... more »
  • TPSO: Amite cop accused of kidnapping, rape check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2014 11:17 AM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies accused an Amite City Police officer of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Tangipahoa Parish. Deputies arrested Grant Carruth, 25, Tuesday on charges of second degree kidnapping, aggravated rape, sexual battery, and theft. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said his department has been investigating the... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested for rape of 14-year-old

    September 27, 2014 2:09 PM

    ASCENSION - A man, who is registered as a sex offender, is arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old Saturday morning. Police arrested Albert Fleming, 30, from Donaldsonville. Witnesses reported to deputies they saw Fleming have sex with the 14-year-old who was staying over at the house. Investigators later... more »
  • Hayden's daughter accuses him of fondling her check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 11, 2014 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Stephanie Hayden Ford, the daughter of 'Sons of Guns' star William Hayden, said on national television that her father inappropriately kissed and fondled her when she was a 12-year-old girl. Ford made the accusation on the Dr. Phil show, saying she was "very afraid" of her... more »
  • Missing woman found as sex slave

    September 8, 2014 7:51 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA- A couple in Indiana is charged with keeping a woman as a sex slave for two months. Ricky House, Jr. and Kendra Tooley face charges of rape, criminal confinement and kidnapping. Authorities say House picked up the woman in July and took her to the couple's... more »
  • Reality TV star booked on more sex charges in another parish

    September 8, 2014 2:40 PM

    LIVINGSTON- Reality TV show star William Hayden, who already faces sexual abuse charges in East Baton Rouge, now faces similar charges in neighboring Livingston Parish, deputies there released Monday. A spokesperson said Hayden was charged with aggravated rape and indecent behavior with a juvenile. The charges stem from an... more »
  • Reality TV star accused of rape from 22 years ago

    September 8, 2014 11:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies filed new charges of forcible rape Monday against William Hayden, the former star of reality TV show "Sons of Guns". The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said a 34-year-old woman told detectives Hayden raped her 22 years ago. Deputies said she was 12 at... more »
  • California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

    August 28, 2014 6:48 PM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses. The Senate unanimously passed SB967 on Thursday as states and universities across the U.S. are under pressure to change how they... more »
  • Grand jury indicts man accused of Tigerland rapes

    July 31, 2014 12:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 22-year-old man accused of raping two women in the Tigerland area of Baton Rouge was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday. The State Police Crime Lab linked Isai Efrain Garcia-Vazquez to the crimes with DNA evidence, according to BRPD. Garcia-Vazquez was indicted on... more »
  • STAR speaks out defending 'Tinder' rape victim check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 30, 2014 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An alleged rape in Baton Rouge this past weekend has a victim advocate organization speaking out in the victim's defense. Jacob Witz, 22, was booked on a count of forcible rape Saturday. He was accused of attacking a woman after meeting her on Tinder, a social-dating... more »
  • Man wanted for rape of juvenile arrested

    July 30, 2014 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a man from Baker accused of engaging in sexual acts with a juvenile after the 11-year-old victim came forward on Tuesday. An arrest warrant for Edward Hackett, 31, was issued the same day after detectives interviewed the girl who said the man... more »
  • Bond more than doubled for Tinder rape suspect

    July 29, 2014 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Bond was increased Tuesday for a man accused of raping a woman he met on a smartphone dating app, jail records show. Jacob Witz is charged with forcible rape and now has a $75,000 bond. After his arrest Saturday, it was set at $35,000. Deputies arrested... more »
  • Teen accused in rape, robbery and shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 28, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims from a Sunday morning of terror in Baton Rouge are recalling what happened to them when they came face to face with Andre Young. Young is accused of raping, robbing and shooting people in Baton Rouge over a four hour window Sunday morning. It... more »
  • Man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder

    July 28, 2014 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man accused of raping a woman he met through a social dating app. Deputies charged Jacob Witz, 22, with forcible rape after his arrest Saturday. Investigators said the victim contacted them and told them she met Witz using... more »
  • Police: Man arrested for rape, kidnapping and multiple robberies check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 27, 2014 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested a teen accused of going on a crime spree that involved three robberies, two women kidnapped and raped, two vehicles stolen, and one man shot early Sunday morning. Officials say Andre Young, 19, and some other people robbed a woman on McClelland... more »
  • Man accused of raping, assaulting girl

    July 23, 2014 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he raped and sexually assaulted a young girl several times over the past four years. Police booked Deon Bradford, 42, into the parish jail Wednesday on multiple charges of aggravated rape, sexual battery, and contempt of court.... more »
  • Neighbor speaks out about child rape case check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 11, 2014 5:06 PM

    WILSON - Police say there are warrants out for the arrest of two people connected to a child rape case. Two men were arrested last night. Joe Loyd of Wilson and Darrell Anderson of Norwood are both accused of raping two children, ages three and six. Police plan to... more »
  • More arrests expected in child rape case

    July 10, 2014 8:26 PM

    WILSON - Two people have been arrested in connection with a child sex ring bust, the rural police department said late Thursday evening. Joe Lloyd and Darrell Anderson face charges of aggravated rape of minor children, a department spokesperson said. The victims are three and six years old. ... more »
  • Child rape case leaves mysteries

    July 2, 2014 11:11 AM

    SAVANNAH, GA - The FBI hopes to identify potential victims of a salesman accused of videotaping himself raping girls. Matthew Coniglio was arrested April 10 at his Georgia home on a child pornography charge. FBI Special Agent William Kirkconnell said investigators found 56 8-millimeter tapes showing Coniglio attacking girls who... more »
  • Man accused of raping 12-year-old

    June 29, 2014 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is in jail after police say he raped a child. Jervernete George, 18, is accused of performing sexual acts with a 12-year-old girl. Police say George took the victim to an abandoned house where the crime occurred. He is charged... more »
  • Tangipahoa deputies looking for wanted rapist

    June 26, 2014 3:50 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are on the lookout for an Arkansas man wanted on two counts of forcible rape. Information received from law enforcement in Luxora, Arkansas indicated that 64-year-old Willie Davis may be avoiding arrest by hiding out in Tangipahoa Parish. Davis is about... more »
  • $100K bond set for rape, kidnapping suspect

    June 16, 2014 12:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge set a $100,000 bond for the man accused of kidnapping two women from a Tigerland bar and raping them. Authorities charged Isai Efrain Garcia-Vasquez, 22, with rape and second-degree kidnapping after his arrest Friday. Investigators said Garcia-Vasquez met his victims at a local... more »
  • BRPD arrest man accused of 2 rapes in 2 years

    June 13, 2014 6:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police and East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of raping two women, one as recent as a week ago, Friday morning. BRPD placed Isai Efrain Garcia-Vazquez, 22, under arrest after they pulled him over for a broken brake light on Perkins Road. ... more »
  • Man arrested after attempted rape at gunpoint

    June 2, 2014 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a man accused of attempting to rape a 15-year-old at gunpoint Sunday. Law enforcement charged 44-year-old Johnnie Pearson with attempted armed robbery, attempted aggravated rape and kidnapping charges. He also faces charges for carrying a firearm as he was convicted of manslaughter... more »
  • BRPD arrest man accused of battery, rape

    May 27, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of battery and rape early Monday morning. Police said 53-year-old Richard Hughes, Jr. punched his girlfriend in the back of the head and grabbed her by the hair after she refused to perform sex acts on him. ... more »
  • Man accused of raping, impregnating 12-year-old

    May 22, 2014 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sex crimes investigators in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a man after they said paternity tests showed he impregnated a 12-year-old girl. Baton Rouge Police arrested Roderick Spurlock, 30, on suspicion of an aggravated rape which authorities said happened in 2011. Investigators said the victim... more »
  • Police accuse man of battery, attempted rape

    May 20, 2014 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman credited police intervention with helping her get away from a man who tried to rape her in Baton Rouge. Investigators accused James Percy Fort, 32, of attempted aggravated rape and sexual assault. According to an arrest affidavit, police were called to... more »
  • Man accused of raping 6-year-old girl

    May 7, 2014 3:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he raped a six-year-old girl while her mother was not home. Police booked ODerra Holmes into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail on aggravated rape charges Tuesday. Investigators said the girl's mother told them she'd left... more »
  • Sharper's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

    April 17, 2014 6:55 AM

    PHOENIX, AZ- Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will return to a Phoenix courtroom Thursday to question the evidence being used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women. A judge began a hearing on the subject Wednesday, and... more »
  • EBRSO: Victim recorded man raping her

    April 14, 2014 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge man after they said he raped a woman, and the victim recorded the incident on her cell phone. Deputies accused Joshua Paul Thompson, 31, of rape and false imprisonment Sunday. Investigators said Thompson threatened the victim with death... more »
  • Man accused of rape, battery

    April 4, 2014 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge arrested a man on charges of rape and battery. Police say Terry Selvage chased the victim into the bathroom when she tried to get away from him, and then Selvage kicked her into the bathtub where he began to beat her. ... more »
  • Man arrested for rape in Baton Rouge

    March 14, 2014 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man accused of raping a four year-old girl in Baton Rouge, is now behind bars. Police say 46 year-old Troy Lee had sex with the victim, while the two were in the bathroom of a home Lee was visiting. Lee was booked into the East... more »
  • Judge: Sharper to remain in California jail

    March 13, 2014 12:36 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A judge says former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will remain in a Los Angeles jail now that authorities in Arizona have charged him with sexually assaulting two women. Superior Court Judge Renee Korn ruled Thursday that the charges filed in Tempe, Ariz., are a valid reason... more »
  • Figure in Sharper rape case returned to jail

    March 10, 2014 4:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man booked on two aggravated rape charges in a New Orleans case also involving former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper posted a $400,000 bond, but was immediately arrested again for an outstanding traffic ticket. Erik Nunez, 26, posted bond Monday morning and was preparing to... more »
  • Arrest warrant details rape claim against Sharper

    March 7, 2014 2:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A New Orleans arrest warrant says detectives learned from witnesses that former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper and an associate acknowledged they had non-consensual sex with two women. The warrant was released by New Orleans police on Thursday in an investigation of Sharper and associate Erik Nunez. The... more »
  • Baton Rouge pastor arrested, accused of rape

    March 2, 2014 5:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The pastor of a Baton Rouge church has been arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old mentally disabled woman who, authorities said, had sex with the man at her father's request. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says 43-year-old David "Scott" Lemley, pastor of New Harmony Baptist... more »
  • Jury awards $5M for rape at California night club

    March 2, 2014 1:25 PM

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. - A California jury has awarded a woman $5.4 million after finding that she was raped in the restroom of a West Hollywood nightclub by an employee of the establishment. The woman's attorney says the civil jury reached the award Friday after a 15-day trial in Santa... more »
  • Sharper associate, rape suspect turns himself in

    February 28, 2014 11:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man accused in two rapes in a case involving former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper turned himself into police Friday morning. 26 year old Erik Nunez was booked on two counts of aggravated rape. Both he and Sharper are accused in incidents that took... more »
  • Man charged with rape of 13 year-old girl in Slidell

    February 14, 2014 3:01 PM

    SLIDELL- A registered sex offender, just released from prison a month ago, is behind bars again for raping a 13 year-old girl in Slidell. Detectives say 23 year-old Bert Jones, AKA Daniel Jones, held the girl down and raped her. Jones had just served 4 years behind... more »
  • Former Saint Sharper charged with rape in California

    February 14, 2014 2:15 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says former NFL defensive back Darren Sharper has been charged with drugging and raping two women. A district attorney's statement says Sharper will be arraigned Friday on two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a... more »
  • Man arrested on rape charge

    February 5, 2014 12:23 PM

    ZACHARY - Sheriff's deputies accused a Zachary man of raping a family member Wednesday. Detectives booked Roman Vandiver, 30, into the parish jail on suspicion of simple forcible rape. Investigators said the victim went to an emergency room on Jan. 29 and told hospital staff she'd been raped.... more »
  • Former NFL star Sharper arrested in Los Angeles

    January 18, 2014 2:38 PM

    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Police Department says former NFL star defensive back Darren Sharper has been arrested on suspicion of rape. LAPD says Sharper was arrested and booked Friday and faces a Feb. 14 court appearance. LAPD says it is investigating Sharper in connection with two sexual assaults... more »
  • Pierre Part man arrested for rape

    December 31, 2013 2:13 PM

    PIERRE PART- A man accused of raping a 9 year-old girl in Assumption Parish, is now behind bars. Detectives say 56 year-old Brent Zeller, of Pierre Part, sexually assaulted the girl while she was visiting his home. She later returned to the home of her grandparents and told them... more »
  • Woman arrested in connection with 12-year-old's rape

    December 11, 2013 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman wanted in connection with a rape case involving a 12-year-old girl has been caught. Deputies said Jessica Carr was arrested off Plank Road Wednesday. "She was taken into custody without incident and booked," East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said.... more »
  • Photo released of LSU gameday rape suspect check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 9, 2013 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU Police released a photo of the man wanted for the alleged rape of a 21-year old woman during the LSU and Texas A&M game. Investigators said the rape occurred in a portable toilet between Francioni Hall and the Food Science Building. When the victim reported the... more »

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