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  • Police seek to ID cigarette robbers

    March 20, 2015 12:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos Friday of three men who detectives said stole cash and thousands of dollars worth of cigarettes from a Baton Rouge gas station. Police said it happened at the Circle K at 5313 Nicholson Drive early in the morning of March 17. Officers... more »
  • Suspect in bank robbery arrested

    January 16, 2015 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies caught up with a suspected bank robber in Tangipahoa Parish overnight who's accused of holding up an East Baton Rouge Parish bank earlier this week. Deputies arrested 46-year-old William Mathis in Hammond Thursday night with the help of Livingston and Tangipahoa Parish deputies. He's... more »
  • Suspect identified in EBR bank robbery

    January 15, 2015 12:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies named a suspect Thursday in this week's bank robbery in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said a tip identified the robber as 46-year-old William Mathis. Investigators said Mathis is originally from Albany, La., but believed to currently be in Florida. Investigators said Mathis... more »
  • Photos released of EBR bank robber

    January 14, 2015 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of a man who robbed an East Baton Rouge Parish bank Wednesday afternoon. Detectives said the man went into the Regions Bank at 2121 O'neal Lane at 3:40 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money. After the teller gave... more »
  • Police seek perfume bandit in Hammond

    November 14, 2014 9:56 AM

    HAMMOND - Police in Hammond are searching for a robber who took more than $500 worth of perfume from a retail store. Officers tell The Daily Star the suspect entered the Ulta Beauty store Monday afternoon clad all in purple LSU-themed clothing. Police spokesman Vince Giannobile says the man fled... more »
  • Police search for successful bank robber

    October 30, 2013 9:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank inside a grocery store Wednesday afternoon. The man is seen on security video at the Teche Bank inside the Neighborhood Walmart on Old Hammond Highway just before 5 p.m. He told the teller he had a weapon... more »
  • Masked man sought in armed robbery near LSU

    July 18, 2013 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help finding an armed man who they said attacked someone near the campus this week and stole their cell phone. Capt. Cory Lalonde said it happened Wednesday morning on Highland near Nicholson Extension. They said the victim was walking along... more »
  • Victim shoots robber in stomach in Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 12, 2012 4:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man who ran out of gas in Baton Rouge turned the tables on two teens who tried to take advantage of his misfortune overnight, according to police. It happened in the 2400 block of North Acadian Thruway. Investigators said two teens walked up to a stranded... more »
  • BRPD: Would-be robber shot by victim

    December 12, 2012 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a teen robber was shot by his intended victim last night, then arrested after fleeing the scene in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly said it happened after the victim ran out of gas along the 2400 block of N. Acadian Thruway. He was refilling... more »
  • Police: NY bank thief claimed he was shortchanged

    October 22, 2012 5:13 PM

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Going back to a bank you just ripped off to claim you'd been shortchanged isn't likely to end well. That's what police say led to an arrest Monday in upstate New York. Syracuse police say 28-year-old Arthur Bundrage, of East Syracuse, went into a bank at about... more »
  • Sword-wielding robber killed at Vegas Dairy Queen

    August 22, 2012 12:58 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Police say a clerk at a Las Vegas Dairy Queen shot and killed a sword-wielding, masked man who tried to rob the restaurant. Detectives say the suspect was shot twice and was lying just outside the doors when officers arrived around 12:15 p.m. Sunday. The suspect died... more »
  • EBRSO looking for robber

    July 31, 2012 2:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies released pictures of a man accused of robbing a convenience store in Baton Rouge. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives said a man walked into the Circle K in the 14000 block of Airline Highway on July 27 just before 3 a.m., bought a bag of... more »
  • EBRSO looking for bank robber

    June 28, 2012 3:20 PM

    East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a man wanted for robbing a bank in Baton Rouge. It happened at the Whitney Bank at 7980 Jefferson Highway at 2 p.m. Detectives say the man walked into the bank and gave the teller a note demanding money. ... more »
  • Robber puts "underwear" over his head for holdup

    May 18, 2012 10:41 AM

    BOISE - Police in southwest Idaho say a man chose briefs over boxers to wear on his head as he held up a coffee shop and stole a safe. Coffee shop owner Jason Wilson said he believes the man was likely not prepared when he entered Big Star Coffee in... more »
  • Pajama-wearing bank burglar wanted

    May 7, 2012 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office announced that they are searching for a man who attempted to burglarize a bank Monday while wearing pajamas. It happened around 3 a.m. at the Chase Bank in the 1300 block of O'Neal Lane. Deputies responded to the bank after several... more »
  • Alleged robber locked keys in his car

    January 10, 2012 3:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La.- Holdup Tip No. 1: Don't lock the keys in the getaway car. Tip No. 2: If you do, don't wait for someone to bring the spare. Lafayette police say a man accused of holding up a convenience store was arrested waiting for his mother to unlock his car.... more »
  • Search continues for EBR bank robber

    November 18, 2011 3:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators continued to search today for an armed bank robber that made off with a sack of cash in East Baton Rouge Parish. Casey Hicks with the parish sheriff's office said deputies are "still pursuing leads" after the Chase Bank on Jones Creek Road was robbed... more »
  • BRPD searching for sharp-dressed robber

    April 22, 2011 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for another well-dressed robber, after an auto parts store was held up in Baton Rouge. Sgt. Don Stone with BRPD says a man in a beige suit robbed the Auto Zone on Perkins Road Wednesday night around 7:15 p.m. He said the... more »
  • No arrests yet in Baton Rouge bank robbery

    April 11, 2011 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have dialed back their search for an armed bank robber in Baton Rouge's Mid City after a nearly daylong manhunt on Monday. Authorities began their search after a man in black clothing robbed the Chase Bank on Government Street around 9:10 a.m. on Monday. He... more »
  • Robber sought after knocking down cashier, fleeing on bike

    March 21, 2011 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the man that attacked a cashier and robbed the Acadian Food Mart. Sgt. Don Stone said the robber was caught on camera when he came into the store around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The cashier told police the man came into the store... more »
  • Miss. baby sitter chases robber with broom

    January 15, 2011 1:17 PM

    BYRAM, Miss.- With the tiny dog he'd just kicked across the room yapping and snapping at him, a burglar grabbed a broom. A baby sitter grabbed it from him, then chased him out of the house. Hinds County, Miss., authorities have charged 39-year-old Cedric Romone Williams with burglary of... more »
  • Off-duty Caddo deputy nabs robbery suspect

    January 1, 2011 9:41 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La.- Shreveport police are thanking a vigilant off-duty Caddo Parish Sheriff's deputy for his part in the capture of a bank robbery suspect. Police said a Capital One Bank branch in Shreveport was robbed Friday morning by a man who handed a teller a note indicating he was... more »

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