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  • STPSO seeking suspect in Abita Springs robbery

    February 27, 2017 4:42 PM

    ABITA SPRINGS - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in the Friday robbery of a Dollar General store. According to STPSO, the man walked around the store on LA Highway 59 for about 20 minutes before approaching the counter around 3:30 p.m. He then... more »
  • Armed robber gives up, pays for item instead

    February 27, 2017 2:13 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man after he attempted to rob a store Sunday morning. According to the Sheriff's office, 35-year-old Homer John of Breaux Bridge attempted to rob a store on Henderson Highway with a firearm around 8 a.m. When the clerk... more »
  • EBRSO seeking home burglary suspect

    February 25, 2017 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for a man that forced his way into a Baton Rouge home Monday. According to the Sheriff's Office, on Feb. 20, deputies were called to the 8100 block of Oak Apple Ave. for a burglary in progress. ... more »
  • Woman accused of robbing Baker store with stun gun

    February 21, 2017 3:25 PM

    BAKER – Police say a Baton Rouge teen has been arrested after she robbed a Baker Family Dollar and threatened a store manager with a stun gun. Baker Police report that Damecia Matthews, 19, was charged with armed robbery and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. The... more »
  • Alleged Sam's Club robber arrested

    February 18, 2017 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 61-year-old man accused of robbing a Sam's Club was arrested Friday following a tip received by detectives. Authorities said George Joseph Jr. allegedly took a Vizio television from the store without paying for it. According to arrest records, on Feb. 15 around 6:30 p.m.,... more »
  • Deputies seeking man who robbed North Mall Dr. Sam's Club

    February 16, 2017 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for the man they say robbed a Sam’s Club on North Mall Drive Wednesday night. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the front door of the Sam’s Club around 6:30 p.m. and told a greeter that he had a... more »
  • St. Martin deputies seeking suspects in Dollar General robbery

    February 11, 2017 6:23 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects who robbed a Dollar General Friday night. Deputies responded to a robbery at the Dollar General in the 5000 block of Old Spanish Trail around 10 p.m. It was learned that two armed black males... more »
  • Pair arrested in attempted robbery at Airline Highway motel

    February 10, 2017 12:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police have arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery at a motel on Airline Highway Thursday. Police say two victims staying at the Wood Acres Motel on Airline Highway told them 18-year-old Sherry Nover and 21-year-old Percy Maloid entered their motel room... more »
  • EBRSO investigating armed robbery at Coursey Blvd. gas station

    February 8, 2017 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a Coursey Blvd. gas station. An EBRSO spokesperson says a Shell gas station in the 11000 block of Coursey Blvd. near Sherwood Forest Boulevard was robbed just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Two black... more »
  • Man arrested in attempted murder on West Chimes Street

    February 8, 2017 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Mandeville man has been arrested in connection to an attempted murder and armed robbery on on West Chimes Street. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, an unidentified male robbed the victim in his apartment at gunpoint around 12 a.m. Dec. 22, 2016. The... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery of Cash Cow on Coursey Boulevard

    February 6, 2017 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a man who robbed the Cash Cow business in the 14000 block of Coursey Boulevard. The incident occurred on Feb. 4 around 2:30 p.m. According to the sheriff's office, the man entered the business, asked about cash... more »
  • Two face federal charges for bank robberies in New Orleans area

    January 27, 2017 1:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two men are facing federal charges after they were accused of being involved in bank robberies in New Orleans and Slidell. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office says 22-year-old Dwayne Anthony "Butter" Winans Jr. and 21-year-old Bryson Tuesno are charged together in connection with the Aug. 15 robberies.... more »
  • Man arrested for robbing Verizon store twice, stole $44,000 worth of phones

    January 24, 2017 6:01 PM

    ASCENSION – Ascension Parish detectives arrested a man who robbed a Verizon Wireless store in Prairieville twice last year. Deputies arrested 39-year-old Howard Julian III for two counts of armed robbery and two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The store was robbed on... more »
  • Woman wanted for Chase Bank robbery on Florida Boulevard

    January 23, 2017 4:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Detectives are trying to identify a woman wanted for robbing the Chase Bank in the 10000 block of Florida Boulevard on Saturday. The robbery happened around 11:30 a.m. when the woman entered the bank and approached the teller window with a note demanding... more »
  • Man and store clerk arrested for staging armed robbery of Circle K

    January 20, 2017 12:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man and store clerk have been arrested for staging an armed robbery of the Circle K on Perkins Road. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 22-year-old Jordan Jenkins for armed robbery. On Jan. 16, deputies responded to the Circle K in the 18000... more »
  • STPSO detectives stop burglary spree

    January 12, 2017 5:26 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's detectives arrested a man responsible for a string of burglaries that have plagued the Slidell area since late November. Steven Barrios, 27, is accused of burglarizing over 20 storage units and three businesses on Highway 190E. Barrios stole over $25,000 worth of property... more »
  • Police release scary images of hotel holdup; victims tied up, robbed

    January 10, 2017 1:30 PM

    HAMMOND - Two victims were robbed at gunpoint and left tied up in their hotel room at the La Quinta Inn & Suites at 42126 Veterans Avenue Monday morning. Three suspects entered the room and held the victims at gunpoint before binding their wrists with zipties and covering their... more »
  • Man shot during apparent robbery on North 35th Street

    January 10, 2017 11:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an early morning incident where a man was shot during an apparent robbery. The incident occurred in the 1200 block of North 35th Street around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. According to BRPD, a 40-year-old man suffered from a... more »
  • One suspect in convenience store robbery turns himself in

    January 2, 2017 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One of the suspects in a Monday robbery has turned himself in, according to police. Police arrested Carlos Mejia in connect to a robbery at the Tortilleria Concenience Store at 13869 Florida Blvd. The armed robbery occurred around 7:30 p.m. Monday evening. According to BRPD,... more »
  • Brew-Bacher's employee arrested for planning robbery

    December 30, 2016 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Police Department has made a second arrest following an attempted armed robbery on Tuesday at Brew-Bacher's restaurant. Police charged 21-year-old Camron Long, an employee of the restaurant, for attempted armed robbery after admitting to planning out the crime. Police previously arrested 22-year-old... more »
  • Convicted felon wanted for armed robbery in Donaldsonville arrested

    December 30, 2016 11:32 AM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a convicted felon wanted for an armed robbery of a convenient store on Highway 1 South. Deputies arrested 26-year-old Terrance Richard for armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, two counts of possession of a... more »
  • Armed Brew-Bacher's employee scares off robber Tuesday night

    December 28, 2016 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say an armed Brew-Bacher’s employee scared off an armed robber Tuesday night in Baton Rouge. According to Baton Rouge Police, the incident happened around 9 p.m. at the Brewbacher’s restaurant on Government Street. Police say 22-year-old Erneston Nelson, armed with a gun, approached two... more »
  • EBRSO searching for men wanted for robbing clothing store on Siegen Lane

    December 27, 2016 1:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for three suspects wanted for the robbery of a clothing store on Siegen Lane. The robbery occurred on Dec. 15 around 8 a.m. at Hana's Fashion in the 7000 block of Siegen. Three black men entered the store... more »
  • BRPD: suspects claim to be police in armed robbery

    December 21, 2016 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say they are investigating an armed robbery that happened on Burbank Drive sometime before Tuesday morning. Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Sgt. Don Coppola said that officers responded to an armed robbery call 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at 5959 Burbank Drive. However, investigators say the crime was... more »
  • LSU student shot after finding intruder in Lee Drive apartment

    December 14, 2016 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An LSU student was shot after attempting to confront an intruder in his apartment just a few miles from LSU's campus. The incident happened around 4:00 p.m. at the Place Du Plantier Apartments on Lee Drive. Police say the victim arrived at his apartment and... more »
  • Man wanted for afternoon bank robbery on Coursey Blvd

    December 8, 2016 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say one man is on the run after robbing a bank at gunpoint on Coursey Blvd. Thursday afternoon. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the incident happened at the United Community Bank around 3:26 p.m. The armed man fled the area... more »
  • Suspect wanted in connection to North Street burglary

    December 5, 2016 8:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify an individual accused of burglarizing a vehicle on North Street. The incident took place on Nov. 17, in the 4500 block of North Street, according to BRPD. The suspect reportedly removed a credit card from inside the vehicle,... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery at Exxon on Highland Road

    November 30, 2016 2:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are looking for a man who is accused of robbing the Exxon Station in the 8000 block of Highland Road. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday when the man walked into the store while armed with a gun and demanded... more »
  • Zachary man arrested for attempted murder after shooting victim during armed robbery

    November 27, 2016 2:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Zachary man was arrested after robbing a victim at gunpoint and shooting him once, according to police. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said on Nov. 26, just before 7 a.m., authorities were called to Southpark Dr. to investigate a shooting that had occurred.... more »
  • FBI, Kentwood Police investigating Monday morning bank robbery

    November 21, 2016 11:25 PM

    KENTWOOD - The FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crime Task Force and the Kentwood Police Department are looking for help in identifying the individual who robbed the First NBC Bank in Kentwood Monday morning. According to the FBI, on Nov. 21 around 9:45 a.m., a lone male entered the... more »
  • Suspect wanted for robbery of Chase Bank on Perkins Road

    November 17, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Armed Robbery detective are trying to identify a man who robbed the Chase Bank in the 7500 block of Perkins Road. The robbery happened around 12:25 p.m. Thursday. The suspect is described as a man being in his early 30's with an athletic... more »
  • Man shot in leg during potential attempted robbery

    November 9, 2016 8:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one person suffered non-life threatening injuries in a shooting following a possible attempted robbery. It happened around 7:00 p.m. near the 5800 block of Victory Drive, according to police. They say a 55-year-old victim was shot in the leg, possibly following an attempted... more »
  • Two men wanted for Brightside Drive Circle K armed robbery

    October 28, 2016 4:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two men are on the run after robbing a Circle K on Brightside Drive early Friday morning. According to Baton Rouge Police, the two men entered the store wearing bandanna masks and brandishing a handgun. The men grabbed money from the register and fled on foot.... more »
  • Armed robber steals smartphones from Prairieville phone store

    October 12, 2016 3:13 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE – Deputies in Ascension Parish are investigating an armed robbery at a Verizon Wireless Store last week. Investigators say the crime happened on Oct. 3 around 7:39 p.m. at the Verizon Wireless Store on Airline Highway. An unknown black man, armed with a handgun, entered the store and... more »
  • Man wanted for Chase Bank robbery on Florida Blvd.

    October 12, 2016 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Detectives are trying to locate a man who is wanted for robbing the Chase Bank in the 7400 block of Florida Boulevard. The robbery occurred on Wednesday around 9 a.m. when the man entered the bank and approached the teller with a note... more »
  • String of armed robberies, burglaries in Tigerland area over the weekend Play Video

    October 3, 2016 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A string of crimes committed in the Tigerland area over the weekend have police investigating to determine if the cases are connected. The list of crimes, including two armed robberies, left one LSU student with seven stitches after being robbed at gun point. That student, Hunter... more »
  • Man wanted for robbery of Texaco gas station

    September 15, 2016 9:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a suspect accused of robbing a Texaco Station last month. The incident occurred on Aug. 7 around 5 a.m. at the Texaco Station in the 2300 block of N. Lobdell Boulevard. The suspect approached the front counter with... more »
  • Restaurant manager robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday

    August 10, 2016 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say no one was injured after an armed man robbed a Baton Rouge restaurant early Wednesday morning. The incident happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning at the J. Alexander's near the Mall of Louisiana. According to Baton Rouge Police, a female manager was leaving for... more »
  • Police arrest suspect in a dozen robberies in Baton Rouge area

    August 7, 2016 7:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man believed to be responsible for a string of Circle K robberies. According to Baton Rouge Police, 44-year-old Keith Williams was arrested for multiple robberies and thefts in the Baton Rouge area. Williams recently shaved his head and face to alter... more »
  • Police: 2 young teens get semiautomatic pistols in holdup

    August 7, 2016 5:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say two boys held up a man and woman and made off with backpacks holding a pair of semi-automatic pistols. A preliminary report released Sunday says the man and woman, both 21, picked up the boys, who had asked for a ride. The report... more »
  • Suspect flees on foot after robbing Government St. store

    August 6, 2016 9:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say one suspect fled on foot after robbing a dollar store on Government Street Saturday afternoon. According to Baton Rouge Police, the incident happened at 5652 Government Street around 6:54 p.m. Saturday. Details are limited at this time but police said the suspect grabbed an... more »
  • Workers' hands taped during BR eatery robbery

    July 13, 2016 6:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three employees were inside an area restaurant when robbers tied them up and stole the store's cash, WBRZ has learned. The heist happened Monday night before midnight at the Olive Garden on Siegen Lane. Authorities said the workers' hands were taped by the crooks. Little... more »
  • Man stealing tips from restaurant caught on security camera

    June 30, 2016 8:03 PM

    GONZALES - Restaurant owners are searching for answers after security video caught a man stealing a tip jar. The video shows a man taking the jar from a window at the Jambalaya Shoppe off of Airline Highway. The man then walked away from the window and left in a... more »
  • Man arrested for armed robbery is habitual offender

    June 20, 2016 9:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Investigative Unit has learned a man arrested Monday for an armed robbery that occurred in May should have been in prison. Police arrested Roland King, Jr. and charged him in the armed robbery of the Chevron Station on Highland Road in Old South Baton Rouge... more »
  • Man attempts to rob car wash with potato chip bag

    May 15, 2016 2:55 PM

    ROHNERT PARK, Calif. - Authorities say a man tried to rob a car wash in Northern California with an empty potato chip bag and an alleged handgun. Rohnert Park's Department of Public Safety says in a statement that the man entered KaCees World of Water car wash Friday night and... more »
  • Robbery suspect arrested after 8.5 hour standoff Play Video

    May 10, 2016 5:41 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - News 2 has learned new details about the criminal history of a robbery suspect who was taken into custody after 8.5 hour standoff with deputies in Ascension Parish. #BREAKING After 8.5 hour standoff, Matthew Morris is in custody. @AscensionSherif deputies entered the house and arrested him.... more »
  • Police say parking lot shooting happened during Craigslist deal

    May 5, 2016 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A victim turned the tables on robbers Thursday when he shot at them as a Craigslist sale turned violent, police said. New information was released by Baton Rouge Police Friday morning. WBRZ was first to report about the altercation Thursday evening. Investigators said a man scheduled... more »
  • Deputies looking for man who robbed Burbank CVS

    May 1, 2016 9:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a CVS on Burbank Drive Sunday night. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, the man entered the store around 6:30 p.m., pulled out a knife and demanded money from a clerk. Deputies say... more »
  • Man and woman wanted for robbery on Tracy Avenue

    March 31, 2016 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man and woman involved in a robbery that occurred in the 9000 block of Tracy Avenue. According to detectives, the incident occurred on Mar. 20 when a victim was beaten and robbed of his belongings by an unknown... more »
  • EBRSO looking for suspect in Subway robbery

    March 29, 2016 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a suspect responsible for robbing a Subway in the 5800 block of Sherwood Forest Blvd. on Mar. 25. The incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. when a white male suspect entered the Subway demanding the employees to open the... more »
  • Police identify suspect in Evangeline Street murder

    March 23, 2016 12:13 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have identified the suspect in the murder of a man on Evangeline St. earlier this month. Michael Demond Davis, 32, is wanted on 1st degree murder charges. He's accused of shooting Tyrone Dyer, 34, in the 3800 block Evangeline near Plank Rd. The victim's... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested after being identified by his mom

    March 21, 2016 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a man arrested for an armed robbery at a Circle K in Baton Rouge earlier this month was busted after being identified by his own mother. Tevin Gunter, 24, is charged with armed robbery. Investigators released surveillance video from the incident at a Circle K... more »
  • Man arrested in LSU Student Union robbery Play Video

    March 18, 2016 11:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Police say suspect, Brice Poole, is in custody for a robbery outside the LSU Student Union Friday morning. Police say a middle aged black man wearing a Star Wars t-shirt and yellow Crocs approached a student and said he had a gun and demanded money.... more »
  • Man charged in connection with deadly 2014 shooting on Citadel Drive

    March 10, 2016 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused in a deadly shooting and killing that happened on Citadel Drive in December of 2014. 21-year-old Christopher Thornton, who was already in jail for an unrelated incident prior to his arrest, now faces charges of first-degree murder and... more »
  • Man wounded in shooting in movie theater's parking lot

    February 27, 2016 4:40 PM

    HARVEY - Investigators believe a robbery led to a shooting in the parking lot outside a Jefferson Parish movie theater. WWL-TV reports that one man was wounded in Friday evening's shooting outside the AMC Westbank Palace 16 theater in Harvey. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says the shooting victim was... more »
  • EBRSO: Suspect in Bluebonnet Blvd. bank robbery in custody

    February 18, 2016 5:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies have arrested a man suspected of robbing a Capital One Bank on Bluebonnet Boulevard back in November. 29-year-old Timothy Pugh was located by EBRSO detectives in Zachary and taken into custody without incident. Deputies believe he is the man that walked into the bank... more »
  • Mississippi police officer shot in head

    February 14, 2016 12:22 PM

    CLARKSDALE, Miss. - Authorities in northwest Mississippi say an officer was shot while investigating a robbery. Mayor Bill Luckett says Officer Derrick Couch was found on the street outside a convenience store that had been robbed late Saturday by two masked men. The report said the officer was hospitalized after... more »

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