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  • Armed man robs department store

    May 21, 2015 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos Thursday of a man who they said robbed the Siegen Lane Target overnight. Detectives said a worker was collecting money from the registers around 10:45 p.m. when the man approached her, lifted his shirt and showed her a gun. EBRSO said... more »
  • LSU warns of robbery in campus parking lot

    May 5, 2015 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU sent an automated alert to students late Monday night, warning of a robbery in a campus parking lot. A campus warning reported a robbery in lot X109. The message warned of two men in navy shirts and jeans and said they ran toward Nicholson. ... more »
  • Turner guilty of first-degree murder in CarQuest killings check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 4, 2015 1:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jurors quickly found Lee Turner Jr., who is accused of killing two coworkers in order to steal a deposit from their business, guilty of first-degree murder Monday in Baton Rouge. The jurors received their instructions before lunch, and said they'd reached a decision just after 1... more »
  • 'Well-dressed bandit' has extensive criminal background

    May 1, 2015 7:28 PM

    PORT ALLEN - The so-called "well-dressed bandit" was booked into West Baton Rouge parish jail on Friday morning. Michael West, 53, is accused of armed robbery and kidnapping at a gas station in Port Allen. He's also accused of another robbery in Baton Rouge that happened the very next... more »
  • Suspect arrested in 'best-dressed bandit' robberies

    April 30, 2015 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a tip led them to arrest a Baton Rouge man suspected of being a well-dressed bandit who robbed local gas stations and kidnapped a woman. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested 53-year-old Michael West Thursday on suspicion of armed robbery at his home on... more »
  • Robbery suspect killed in shootout with New Orleans police

    April 29, 2015 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 21-year-old man died in a shootout with police following the robbery of a Dollar General Store. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the suspect was leaving the store through a back door Tuesday night when police arrived and shots were fired. Harrison says... more »
  • 'Best dressed bandit' wanted after robbery, kidnapping

    April 28, 2015 11:52 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Sheriff's deputies said a well-dressed man robbed a gas station Tuesday morning in West Baton Rouge Parish and kidnapped a clerk at gunpoint, later releasing her unharmed. Deputies said the man, wearing a tie and dress slacks, held up the Chevron station at 111 Lobdell Highway... more »
  • Violent crime drops in Baton Rouge

    April 24, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Violent crime in Baton Rouge dropped a bit last year, but homicides showed an increase. According to crime statistics released Thursday by the Baton Rouge Police Department, homicides in Louisiana's capital city increased from 49 in 2013 to 53 in 2014, plus a 10 percent bump in aggravated... more »
  • After leaving federal pen, man accused of 1992 murder

    April 15, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in East Baton Rouge charged a recently-released federal prisoner with a man's murder from 1992. Deputies arrested 65-year-old Woodrow Harrell this week on charges of first degree murder, aggravated burglary, and criminal conspiracy. Investigators said in the early 90s Harrell was selling marijuana when... more »
  • Man arrested in LSU attempted armed robbery

    April 8, 2015 10:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police said a man arrested Wednesday morning will be charged with attempted armed robbery and assault for two recent incidences around the campus. Capt. Cory Lalonde with LSUPD said officers arrested Curtis J. Honore Wednesday morning after the man tried to flee from police on... more »
  • BRPD seeks man believed to be behind 7 area burglaries

    April 1, 2015 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement is looking for a man wanted in connection with a string of seven robberies in the Baton Rouge area that began as early as December. The suspect, identified as 45-year-old Gerald Dickerson, made his most recent strike on Tuesday night at the Pizza Hut... more »
  • Police: Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed

    March 25, 2015 2:16 AM

    FOND DU LAC, WI - Authorities say a Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect. Police said the suspect also was killed. Fond du Lac police said late Tuesday that the incident occurred... more »
  • 'Darth Vader' robbery

    March 17, 2015 7:49 PM

    PINEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA- A man dressed as the Star Wars character Darth Vader robbed a credit union armed with a pistol. He not only had the Vader helmet but also a chest plate fashioned like the one in the movies. Plus he was dressed in black and had gloves.... more »
  • Urban legend becomes horrific reality at rural intersection check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 13, 2015 9:31 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies say two thieves tricked a man into thinking he had something wrong with his car, then robbed him at gunpoint Friday morning. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested one man in connection with the crime and a second remained on the loose Friday night.... more »
  • A cab ride to a heist

    January 20, 2015 7:50 PM

    WILMINGTON-DELAWARE- A woman called a cab for a trip to a convenience store and loaded up her toddler to go with her at 3:30 in the morning. Turns out, the cab ride was to rob the store, according to police. State troopers say Amanda Paoletti told the cabbie to... more »
  • Man wanted in donut shop smash-and-grab check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2015 12:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish asked for the public's help Tuesday in finding a man who busted windows of multiple stores and ended up stealing a cash register. Deputies said they were dispatched to the Mary Lee's Donuts on Greenwell Springs Road shortly after... more »
  • Vehicle sought in BR's first murder of 2015

    January 7, 2015 3:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a photo Wednesday of a car sought in connection with Baton Rouge's first homicide of 2015. Baton Rouge Police said 19-year-old Naquian Robinson was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon. Investigators said the shooting happened during an attempted robbery in the 1900 block of Walnut... more »
  • 2 New York City police officers shot in the Bronx

    January 5, 2015 11:17 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Two New York City police officers responding to a robbery in the Bronx were shot and wounded Monday night, and a manhunt was underway for at least two suspects, authorities said. The officers were taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx with non-life threatening injuries.... more »
  • 2 men wanted for stealing packages from doorsteps

    December 31, 2014 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - In yet another instance of doorstep robberies over the holidays, Baton Rouge Police Detectives are on the look out for two men accused of stealing delivered packages from the front porch of several homes in the Baton Rouge area. Police said the times of the thefts... more »
  • One killed in overnight shooting

    December 19, 2014 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said one person was found dead after a possible attempted robbery and shooting in Baton Rouge overnight. Investigators said Christian Allen, 22, was found dead near the road in the 2600 block of Citadel Drive. Police said they believe someone tried to rob Allen,... more »
  • Police looking for leads in gas station robbery

    December 17, 2014 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a robbery that happened at a gas station on Plank Road on Sunday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, two men entered the gas station in the 7000 block of Plank Road shortly after 8 a.m. on Dec. 14. They shoved an employee... more »
  • Wanted robber caught in Texas

    December 7, 2014 2:50 PM

    BEAUMONT, Texas - A man wanted for robbery by Walker police since October was finally caught in Beaumont Texas. Dennis Shampine was the subject of a manhunt that in the woods between Livingston and East Baton Rouge parishes. He faces charges of robbery, battery, and failure to register... 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 »
  • Neighbors worried wanted man is hiding in woods, feet from houses check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 12, 2014 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sunday night, people kept eyes on the dark woods behind their homes on Riverside Park Drive since a convict is likely lurking in the shadows. Dennis Shampine's run from the law has lasted through the weekend and approaches the one week mark since he bolted from police... more »
  • Still no sign of wanted man after late Friday night search

    October 10, 2014 11:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A convicted felon continued his run from the law late Friday as a slew of authorities trailed him again overnight. Dennis Shampine has been eluding authorities since Tuesday when the first manhunt to find him, this one in Walker, put schools on lockdown after lunch. He was... more »
  • Manhunt ended for wanted sex offender check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 10, 2014 9:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State police say the manhunt for a sex offender now wanted for robberies in Livingston Parish was called off around 11 p.m. Thursday. Dennis Shampine remains at large. Shampine was spotted Thursday morning walking near the Amite river bridge by a state trooper, prompting an... more »
  • Monroe man killed in attempted robbery

    September 29, 2014 7:40 AM

    MONROE - Police say a 29-year-old Monroe man was shot and killed during an attempted robbery. Three men in a vehicle had been approached by three armed men who demanded valuables from them early Sunday morning. When they refused, police say Marcus Montgomery, one of the people in the vehicle,... more »
  • Police: man wearing ski mask robbed dollar store

    September 22, 2014 4:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the man who held up the Dollar General on Staring Lane Sunday night. Just before the store was about to close, a man wearing a black ski mask walked into the store with a gun. Police said he pointed the weapon at an... more »
  • Three arrested after bank heist

    September 17, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested three individuals suspected to be involved in a bank robbery that happened Wednesday morning in Shenandoah. Leroy George III, 19, Terri Lynn Larrieu, 50, and Regina Ann Alfred, 39, were taken into custody following the robbery of the Chase Bank at 6170 Jones... more »
  • Video: store owner tied up, robbed at gunpoint check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 16, 2014 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A convenience store owner says he was frightened for his life after a man threatened to shoot him, tied him up and took off with several thousand dollars. Around 7:45 p.m. Monday, video surveillance shows a man walking into the Country Corner store on Perkins Road in... more »
  • Man wanted for robbing convenience store

    August 28, 2014 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are investigating the robbery of a convenience store in Baton Rouge. They say on August 26 around 8 p.m., the suspect walked into the Hop-In Chevron Service Station at 2915 Highland Road, grabbed money from the cash register and fled on foot. He was last... more »
  • Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 28, 2014 2:05 AM

    OMAHA, NE - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. Within minutes, one crew member was dying from a bullet shot by... more »
  • Tulane player arrested for bicycle theft and student beating

    August 25, 2014 9:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested Tulane football player, Robert Kelley, 21, for allegedly beating up a fellow Tulane student and stealing his bicycle, according to WWL. Kelley was booked on charges of simple robbery and simple battery on Aug. 4, and freed with a $10,000 bond. According to... more »
  • Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

    August 16, 2014 10:33 AM

    FERGUSON, Mo. - Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of white police officer boiled over when protesters stormed into a Missouri convenience store - the same store that Michael Brown was accused of robbing. Police and about 200 protesters clashed again in Ferguson, Missouri... more »
  • Smash and grab caught on video check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 11, 2014 9:43 PM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - At least three crooks got away with an ATM full of cash Monday morning. They pulled up to the Frog's One Stop in the 17200 block of Greenwell Springs. A few men, dressed in black clothing with ski masks covering their heads, drove a white van... more »
  • BRPD investigating payday loan store robbery

    August 4, 2014 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating the robbery of a payday loan store on Florida Blvd. that happened on Monday morning. Police in Baton Rouge said a man entered Broke Til Payday at 4025 Florida Blvd around 8:30 a.m., placed an unknown object in the back of an employee... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Bank robbery, gunbattle leaves 3 dead check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 17, 2014 2:24 AM

    STOCKTON, CA - Police in Central California say a second suspect has died after a bank robbery and gunbattle that led to the death of a hostage. Stockton police say that in all, three people are dead in Wednesday's violence, which included a high-speed chase that left cars and houses... more »
  • Jersey City officer shot, killed on robbery call

    July 13, 2014 10:45 AM

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Officials say a 23-year-old Jersey City police officer has been shot and killed while responding to an armed robbery call at a 24-hour drug store. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop says in a statement that Officer Melvin Santiago was shot in the head while still in... more »
  • Gonzales PD investigates vending machine break-ins

    July 10, 2014 3:01 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for help identifying two men accused of breaking into vending machines at a local hotel earlier this month. According to Gonzales PD two unknown males entered a hotel in Gonzales on July 1 and broke into several vending machines on different floors. The man pictured... more »
  • Third suspect wanted in New Iberia home invasion

    June 20, 2014 11:36 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Sheriff's deputies issued a warrant for the arrest of a third person wanted in connection with a break-in that happened on June 13 in New Iberia on Friday. Deputies said 25-year-old Ameze Jack was among three people, one of whom had a rifle, who broke into... more »
  • BRPD looking for leads in gas station theft

    June 18, 2014 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking to identify a suspect who stole a wallet from a 79-year-old victim at a South Sherwood Forest gas station this month. Officers said the robbery happened on June 8 at the Race Trac gas station located at 3425 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard. ... more »
  • Police release pictures of burger joint robbers

    June 5, 2014 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, police released security video of two men who robbed a fast food restaurant near downtown earlier this week. Police said the two men, who have not been identified, held McDonald's employees at gunpoint in a quick robbery where one ran around the counter and... more »
  • APSO: Two sought in cigarette carton caper

    June 5, 2014 4:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said a man stuffed a dozen cartons of cigarettes down his pants while his partner distracted a store clerk during a recent robbery in Ascension Parish. Deputies said it happened at the Oak Grove Exxon Station on Airline Highway May 31. Investigators said two... 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 »
  • Two men stick up Jack In The Box

    May 8, 2014 8:51 PM

    WALKER - Police in Walker are searching for two people caught on a surveillance camera sticking up a fast food restaurant. According to detectives, two men with bandanas over their faces robbed the Jack In The Box on Walker South Road with at least one semi-automatic pistol. Investigators... more »
  • Plaquemine murder suspect arrested

    May 4, 2014 6:00 PM

    PLAQUIMINE - Police in Baton Rouge announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Plaquemine this weekend. Investigators said Willie Thomas, 43, who police believe shot and killed 34-year-old Hashim Henderson during a robbery at his home, was arrested by Baton Rouge Police... more »
  • Cab driver shot, killed during robbery in Gretna

    April 30, 2014 5:43 AM

    GRETNA, La. - Gretna police say three suspects wanted in the death of a 55-year-old cab driver are in custody. Deputy Police Chief Anthony H. Christiana Jr. identified the victim as Blake J. Helmer, a long-time driver for Glenn's Cab Co. He says Helmer was shot several times during a... more »
  • Police: Man "armed" with potato in robbery attempt

    April 22, 2014 2:45 PM

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business. The man entered a convenience store Monday with a potato and shouted: "Give me the money." A police report says the store manager chased him off... more »
  • Attempted armed robbery on LSU's campus

    April 10, 2014 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened on campus. LSU officials sent out an emergency text to the campus community. According to the text, the attempted robbery happened at the corner of Alaska St. And Aster St. Investigators said the subject was... more »
  • Suspect wanted in ATM robbery

    April 1, 2014 2:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man wanted for robbing another individual at an ATM in Baton Rouge, is on the loose. It happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday at the Chase Bank ATM in the 3900 block of Plank Road. Detectives say the victim had just received cash from the ATM,... more »
  • Police: Robber bashed clerk with cinder block

    April 1, 2014 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photo of two armed robbers who detectives said hit a clerk in the face with a cinder block at a Baton Rouge grocery store early Tuesday morning. Cpl. Don Coppola said the robbery happened at Adams Grocery on North Acadian Thruway around 3:05... more »
  • 3 arrested in $40,000 jewelry theft

    February 19, 2014 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - DNA evidence put three people in jail, accused of stealing $40,000 worth of jewelry in Baton Rouge. Davelin George, Dennis Hamilton and Brandon Hamilton were arrested Tuesday for a robbery that happened last August. According to arrest affidavits, George knew the victim and contacted him... more »
  • Knife-wielding crook caught on camera check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2014 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man who robbed a computer repair store Monday threatened an employee with a knife. The robbery happened at Dot Calm Computer Repairs on Government Street. The owner says the man got away with $100 in cash and a used iPhone. "You know, young, ignorant... more »
  • Woman with machete scares off robbers

    February 5, 2014 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three men were arrested in connection with a home invasion Wednesday, one of them allegedly claimed to be a police officer. Police say Clayton Dugan, Miles Moreno and Joel Scales broke into a house in the 400 block of St. Rose Avenue around 2:30 a.m. ... more »
  • Two shot, gunman on the loose after Friday spray of bullets

    January 31, 2014 9:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are looking for clues after two people were shot at an apartment complex north of Florida Boulevard near Sherwood Forest Friday night. The gunman fled the scene. The two victims are expected to survive, police said. Investigators will spend the night working the scene in... more »
  • Bandits dressed as Darth Vader rob dollar store

    January 10, 2014 2:32 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police are on the lookout for a couple of thieves dressed as Darth Vader. Police tell KTBS TV the pair robbed a Dollar General store around 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The suspects are described as black males, both approximately six-feet tall, wearing all dark clothing and the star... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: security video captures violent heist, crime spree check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 2, 2014 9:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested, accused of trying to kill a police officer and a woman he stole a purse from outside a bar. Police said Ryan Jones was outside a bar on North Acadian when he pointed a gun at a woman and demanded her purse.... more »
  • Police: homeless man went on rampage inside gas station

    December 25, 2013 8:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police believe a homeless man robbed a gas station near downtown on Christmas Eve. Police arrested Terry Casey Wednesday when an officer patrolling Convention Street recognized Casey's bike. It matched the description of the person who biked away from the Chevron convenience store after ransacking it to... more »
  • Christmas Eve robber wanted

    December 24, 2013 10:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the person who held up a gas station near downtown on Christmas Eve. The man had his hand inside a green book bag, acting like he was armed, when he demanded money from the clerk at the Chevron on St. Ferdinand Street around... more »
  • Bank robbery suspects arrested

    December 20, 2013 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men wanted for robbing a bank in Baton Rouge, are now behind bars. Police arrested Terrence Holliday and Felix Dupree for robbing the Chase Bank in the 3400 block of Drusilla Lane. Detectives say, on December 14 around 10:30 in the morning, one of the... more »
  • Men with blowtorch try to rob ATM

    December 10, 2013 10:47 PM

    HAMMOND- Police are looking for two men who tried to rob an ATM using a blowtorch sometime between Sunday and Monday morning. Surveillance images at the Capital One on Southwest Railroad Avenue captured two men, one with protective facial gear and another carrying a welding torch and a gas... more »
  • Suspects wanted in fast food attempted robbery

    December 3, 2013 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a fast food restaurant in Baton Rouge. Police say two men walked into the McDonald's in the 5200 block of Florida Boulevard just after midnight with guns, and demanded personal items. The suspects then took off on foot before... more »
  • Scarfed robber sought in Baton Rouge

    November 27, 2013 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're looking for a man who robbed a store in Baton Rouge Tuesday night. Cpl. Don Coppola said the man stole money from a Smoothie King at 9634 Airline Highway around 7:20 p.m. Witnesses said they never saw if the man had a weapon,... more »
  • Police ID man found shot in ditch check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 22, 2013 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man who they said was shot to death and found in a canal in Baton Rouge Friday morning. Investigators said Kenneth Barton, 35, of Jackson, La. was shot during a break-in at a home on Cedar Avenue. A neighbor who... more »
  • Robbers on the loose after Saturday hold up

    November 17, 2013 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A robbery at a Cracker Barrel is being investigated by the Baton Rouge Police Department. Police said two armed suspects robbed a Cracker Barrel on 6435 Winbourne Ave. at 9 p.m. on Saturday night. Security footage showed two unidentified men wearing mask go into the store.... more »
  • Tips lead to robbery arrest

    October 16, 2013 1:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said numerous tips helped lead them to a suspect in two recent robberies in Baton Rouge. Investigators arrested Christopher Rosaya, 28, after a surveillance photo was broadcast on News 2 and posted at WBRZ.com. Police said Rosaya robbed a Circle K on Plank Road... more »
  • Robbery suspect living with PTSD check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 7, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of a man who pulled a gun in a Subway store last week says he is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Gerri Hobdy says the veteran soldier has been formally diagnosed with PTSD, and his actions last week were a cry for help.... more »
  • BRPD: Man robbed restaurant for sandwich check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 2, 2013 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is in jail after police said he forced a couple of "sandwich artists" to make a 12-inch roast beef sub at gunpoint. Investigators said Daniel Hobdy, 29, walked into the Subway restaurant on Burbank and demanded the employees make him a sandwich. After the... more »
  • Convicted bank robber accused in third heist

    September 25, 2013 2:00 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A repeat bank robber was indicted Wednesday for a third heist. Scott Coats, 44, is accused of hitting the First NBC Bank on August 16th. Prosecutors say he was able to swindle $1500 during the robbery. Coats was out of prison for less than a year... more »
  • Suspect shot by police out of the hospital

    August 21, 2013 4:15 PM

    GONZALES - Police said a man shot after a confrontation with one of their officers this weekend is out of the hospital and on his way to jail. Sgt. Steven Nethken with Gonzales Police said Daniel West, 33, was being interviewed by their detectives and deputies from the Ascension... more »
  • Robbery suspect shot by police expected to survive check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 19, 2013 12:24 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators said an armed robbery suspect shot in a confrontation with Gonzales Police is in critical but stable condition, and expected to survive. Sgt. Steven Nethken said Daniel West, 33, was shot through the neck Sunday night by Sgt. Gary Ferrari, an 11-year veteran of the force,... more »
  • Police searching for armed daiquiri shop robber

    August 15, 2013 2:47 PM

    GONZALES - Police said they're looking for an armed man who robbed a daiquiri shop in Gonzales this week. Investigators said it happened around 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at New Orleans Daiquiri on Airline Highway and Church Point Road. Police said an armed man wearing a hooded sweater and... more »

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