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  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 »
  • Man wanted in Gonzales attempted bank robbery

    August 7, 2013 2:38 PM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales are on the lookout for a man wanted for an apparent attempted bank robbery. They say around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the subject walked into the Capitol One on South Burnside Avenue and wrote something on a deposit slip. Investigators say after standing in... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar robber

    July 17, 2013 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual seen on surveillance cameras robbing a Family Dollar Store. The store at 6832 Florida Blvd was robbed on July 13 around 6:50pm. Police say the suspect walked into the store, demanded money from the employee while... more »
  • Armed robbery suspect arrested

    July 16, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with a pair of armed robberies in Baton Rouge. Police say Edwin Harvey walked into Mom's Seafood on July 7 and Quality Deli on July 9 with a handgun and demanded money. Both businesses are located on North... more »
  • Baton Rouge ranked 15th most dangerous city Play Video

    July 2, 2013 10:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BusinessInsider.com, a business journalism website, ranked Baton Rouge the 15th most dangerous city in the United States. The numbers are derived from statistics collected by the FBI. The data focuses on cities with populations of 100,000 or more, taking into account murder, rape and robbery. ... more »
  • Arrest made in attempted robbery and shooting in Morgan City

    June 28, 2013 2:33 PM

    MORGAN CITY - A man accused in an attempted robbery and shooting in Morgan City is now behind bars. It happened on Friday, June 14 around 2 a.m. outside of a lounge on Highway 182 in Amelia. Police say 22 year-old Paul Charles and two other men approached... more »
  • EBRSO looking for two men in robbery

    June 11, 2013 3:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of two men they said robbed a convenience store in East Baton Rouge Parish early Tuesday morning. Deputies said just after 3 a.m. the two men entered the Cracker Barrel on Bluebonnet Boulevard and began removing cases of beer from the coolers... more »
  • BRPD: Robber chased off by store clerk Play Video

    June 5, 2013 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos today of a man they said robbed or tried to rob three convenience stores overnight in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly said the man had a gun when he robbed three stores around Alvin Dark, Highland Road and Nicholson Avenue, but a clerk... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for robbing bank

    June 4, 2013 7:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for a man accused of robbing the Fidelity Savings Bank on Corporate Boulevard this afternoon. Detectives said the suspect walked into the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding the money. Police say the suspect fled on foot... more »
  • Suspected bank robbery gunman arrested

    June 4, 2013 11:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a gunman who they say opened fire on a police officer during an attempted bank robbery. Police say the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday outside a Whitney Bank branch. Police spokesman Garry Flot says an off-duty police officer working a detail... more »
  • Thieves hit church, steal 300lb. safe and cash

    May 23, 2013 7:22 PM

    WALKER- Police are looking for leads after a church was burglarized and a 300 lb. safe was stolen overnight. "It appears that the offenders entered the Church building through an unsecured window," said Walker Police Capt. John Sharp, who sent a news release about the crime to media Thursday... more »
  • Couple sought after armed robbery at LSU

    May 21, 2013 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police released surveillance photos today of a couple sought in connection with an armed robbery at the LSU campus. Investigators said the couple were using a card reported stolen in an armed robbery on April 27. Police said three juveniles were arrested in connection with... more »
  • Man recovering after home invasion near LSU Play Video

    May 9, 2013 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are still looking for three men who forced their way into a home near LSU's campus and robbed a man at gunpoint. It happened on Tula Street near E. State Street, just a block away from the Northgate of LSU. "They busted in right here... more »
  • Three sought in two separate armed robberies

    May 9, 2013 3:49 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help solving a pair of armed robberies in Ascension Parish this week. Spokesperson Allison Hudson with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the robberies happened Wednesday on S. Sammy Avenue, one in the morning and the other that night. Hudson... more »
  • Six robbed, fired upon overnight

    May 8, 2013 9:38 PM

    GONZALES- Sheriff's deputies are looking for the person who robbed six people overnight. Deputies said six people were targeted on South Sammy Street. The crook fired shots as he ran away deputies said. No one was hurt, and no property was damaged. So far there are no... more »
  • Man accused of armed robbery in Donaldsonville

    May 7, 2013 2:22 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Authorities in Ascension Parish arrested a Donaldsonville man on suspicion of armed robbery. Deputies said 18-year-old Casey Harris robbed a man of $15 at gunpoint on Monday. When deputies arrived Harris took off on foot, but was later caught. Deputies said they also found on Harris... more »
  • New efforts to curb cellphone theft are nationwide

    May 4, 2013 3:34 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Disturbed by the nationwide epidemic of cellphone robberies and thefts, law enforcement officials are looking to the wireless industry for help. In San Francisco, where half the robberies were phone-related last year, District Attorney George Gascon is calling on major companies in nearby Silicon Valley to create... more »
  • Gang decimated in Baton Rouge Play Video

    May 3, 2013 6:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The gang known as the "Get Off Boys" are off the streets of Gardere after three separate sentencing phases for members of the street group. Most of the members of the gang are in middle school. "This is a young group, we don't feel like they... more »
  • Bank robbery suspect arrested at airport

    April 30, 2013 11:42 AM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say a man returning to the area was arrested at Louis Armstrong International Airport for a Metairie bank robbery earlier in April. The Times-Picayune reports 33-year-old Bruce Padilla was booked Monday for a bank robbery on April 12. Col. John Fortunato says authorities caught... more »
  • LSU Police arrest three teens after armed robbery

    April 29, 2013 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested three juveniles after an armed robbery this weekend. Sgt. Kevin Scott said police arrested two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old after they found them with the stolen property shortly after the crime was reported Saturday night. Scott said LSU Police responded to Dalrymple... more »
  • Baker police arrest suspect in Popeye's robbery

    April 3, 2013 11:41 AM

    BAKER - Police arrested 19-year-old Laurance Kevin Scott Wilson in connection with an armed robbery of a Popeye's Fried Chicken restaurant in Baker. The robbery took place on March 9 at the Popeye's located at 1940 Main Street. Police say two black men entered the restaurant and took... more »
  • Suspect identified in robbery, rape

    March 27, 2013 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man wanted in Baton Rouge for armed robbery and aggravated rape. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said investigators were looking for Tyrone Lentrell Pope, 20, in connection with an incident early Saturday morning. Stubbs said just after midnight on March 23... more »
  • Priest attacked in attempted armed robbery

    March 18, 2013 12:35 PM

    METAIRIE - Jefferson Parish authorities say two men who tried to rob a Metairie church hit a priest with a crowbar when he couldn't open up a safe. Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, tells The Times-Picayune the unidentified priest suffered minor injuries Sunday night and... more »
  • EBRSO arrests woman in ice cream shop robbery

    March 12, 2013 2:50 PM

    Baton Rouge- A woman accused of robbing a Baton Rouge ice cream shop is now behind bars. Deputies arrested 21 year-old Hannah Pressley for robbing the Cold Stone Creamery on Corporate Blvd. on Monday. Witnesses say Pressley entered the business wearing a bandana on her face, and pulled... more »
  • Deputies: woman said she had weapon in hold-up

    March 11, 2013 11:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies investigated an attempted armed robbery Monday evening. A spokesperson said a woman told people inside the Cold Stone Creamery at Towne Center she was armed. Investigators said the woman had her face covered and was caught behind the store. The crime is still under... more »
  • BRPD: River Center robbed over weekend Play Video

    March 11, 2013 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a robbery at the Baton Rouge River Center over the weekend. Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said a man entered the arena 12:30 Sunday morning armed with a gun and demanding cash. It happened after the monster truck show, and police said a private vendor was... more »
  • Alabama players dismissed after arrests

    February 28, 2013 9:36 AM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Four players for two-time defending national champion Alabama have been dismissed from school following their arrests after two robberies on campus. A university spokeswoman says that after a judicial review, linebackers D.J. Pettway and Tyler Hayes, safety Eddie Williams and H-back Brent Calloway are no longer... more »
  • Suspects wanted in attack of 77-year-old man

    February 22, 2013 11:30 AM

    GONZALES - Police are looking for a man accused of attacking a 77-year-old man. The suspect followed the victim to his house from a grocery store on Monday after the victim just cashed a $600 check, according to Sgt. Steven Nethken with the Gonzales Police Department. Nethken says... more »
  • Police trying to identify possible robbery suspect

    February 19, 2013 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man who may be tied to an attempted robbery. Cpl. L'Jean Mckneely with the Baton Rouge Police Department says they are attempting to identify this possible suspect who may have been involved in an attempted robbery that occurred on Feb. 9... more »
  • Schools locked down during suspect search

    February 18, 2013 10:17 AM

    SPRINGFIELD - Deputies in Livingston Parish locked down schools in Springfield this morning after a robbery suspect was seen near the school grounds. Superintendent John Watson said Springfield's elementary, middle and high schools were all put on "partial lockdown" because of the search this morning. The partial lockdown limits... more »
  • Alabama bars arrested players from campus

    February 15, 2013 9:20 AM

    TUSCULOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama has barred three football players from campus after their arrest on robbery charges. University spokeswoman Deborah Lane said Friday the players are suspended from school pending a judicial review expected to be done by late next week. Eddie Williams, Tyler Hayes and D.J.... more »
  • Zachary releases latest crime statistics

    February 13, 2013 7:29 AM

    ZACHARY - Crime in Zachary rose slightly by some measures and fell by others during 2012. Police Chief David McDavid delivered the crime figures to the City Council on Tuesday. Larceny thefts and burglaries increased slightly, from 258 thefts and 10 burglaries in 2011 to 368 and 26 in 2012,... more »
  • 4 Alabama players charged with fraud, robbery

    February 12, 2013 9:40 AM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Online jail records show four University of Alabama football players have been arrested on charges of credit card fraud and robbery. According to records posted on the Tuscaloosa Sheriff's Department website, running back Brent Calloway was arrested Monday on a charge of fraudulent use of a credit... more »
  • Baton Rouge man sentenced to life for murder

    January 23, 2013 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man will spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering a man during a robbery. Aaron Taylor was sentenced on the charge of 2nd degree murder today in 19th Judicial District Court. He was also sentenced for 3 counts of armed... more »
  • Investigators searching for clues in recovered car

    January 23, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they are still investigating a car they believe was used in a pharmacy robbery which turned into a hostage standoff and deadly police shooting this week. Col. Richey Johnson said authorities sent the car believed to have been the getaway vehicle in Monday night's... more »
  • Hostage suspect shot, killed when he began to threaten hostage

    January 21, 2013 8:39 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A kidnapper was shot and killed by authorities in West Baton Rouge Monday night, after threatening to shoot and kill the hostage he snatched at gunpoint earlier in the evening. The man's name has not been released. The hostage is recovering from injuries sustained after a car... more »
  • LSP: Robbery turns into hostage situation

    January 21, 2013 6:33 PM

    ADDIS - Authorities confirmed they are working a hostage situation at this hour in West Baton Rouge Parish. State Police said they are assisting Addis Police in the situation, after the suspect crashed a stolen police cruiser near the Intracoastal Canal. Troopers said it started as a robbery... more »
  • Slidell PD: Bucket-headed burglar caught

    January 15, 2013 5:00 PM

    SLIDELL - Police arrested a man they said robbed the Slidell restaurant he used to work at, and used a bucket as his disguise. Slidell Police arrested Richard Boudreaux, 23, today after they said he confessed to robbing Kenney's Seafood overnight. Police said Boudreaux used a bucket at... more »
  • APSO: Man tied up, robbed at his home

    January 8, 2013 4:12 PM

    BELLE ROSE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help today finding the people responsible for a home invasion in Belle Rose earlier this week. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said two masked men robbed a 22-year-old Belle Rose resident in his home the night of Jan. 6. ... more »
  • 81-year old man beaten & robbed at home Play Video

    January 7, 2013 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Paul Morgan, 81, is recovering from head injuries after he was beaten and robbed at his home by an intruder. The home invasion happened just after midnight on S. Eugene Street near McGrath Street. Police say a man knocked on Morgan's door and asked to use... more »
  • Fast-food robber returns to eat, is nabbed

    January 7, 2013 12:38 PM

    PONTIAC, Mich. - Officials say a suspected robber of a suburban Detroit restaurant who apparently returned months later to get some food is under arrest after being recognized by employees. The Oakland County sheriff's department says workers at a McDonald's in Pontiac spotted the 40-year-old man Saturday in the drive-thru.... more »
  • BRPD investigating armed robbery

    December 23, 2012 1:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating an armed robbery at Hobby Lobby on College Drive last night. Police say the suspect walked into the business around 8:35 p.m. wearing a red bandana and a black hooded sweatshirt with light blue sleeves. After taking an undisclosed amount... more »
  • Death penalty sought for 4 of 5 triple murder suspects

    December 18, 2012 11:44 AM

    GONZALES - Prosecutors announced today they intend to seek the death penalty against four of the five people accused of killing an Ascension Parish couple and their son. Prosecutors said they would not seek the death penalty for Devon James, who pleaded not guilty to the killings earlier this... more »
  • Two arrested after armed robbery near LSU

    December 14, 2012 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery south of the LSU campus early this morning. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Baton Rouge Police, with the assistance of LSU Police, arrested Jasmine Williams, 24, and Justin Pierson, 24, of Brusly today. McKneely said the... more »
  • Video shows clerk fighting back against thieves Play Video

    December 12, 2012 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A clerk at a smoke shop near LSU wouldn't let a pair of thieves get away without a piece of her mind. Sarah Nicholas was working at Hi-Life Wonderland Smoke Shop on West State Street when two masked gunmen came into the shop and demanded money. ... more »
  • Two caught by K9s after robberies, chase

    December 12, 2012 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said two K9 units brought down a pair of suspects accused of several robberies and leading police on a chase overnight in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly said police arrested Deshawn Lollis, 18, and Rodney Washington, 25, early this morning after they abandoned their car... more »
  • Two arrested after smoke shop robbery

    December 12, 2012 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two armed men after they said the pair robbed a smoke shop near the LSU campus. Lt. Don Kelly said officers arrested Darren Douglas Brown, 19, and Christian Rasha Lamotte, 22, after stopping their vehicle and finding evidence from the robbery inside. Kelly... more »
  • Man booked in robbery, shooting death

    December 12, 2012 11:04 AM

    BELLE ROSE- Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says detectives have arrested a 28-year-old Napoleonville man accused of shooting and killing a Thibodaux man last week during an armed robbery in Belle Rose. Waguespack said in a news release received by The Advocate Harrison Truehill was booked Tuesday night with second-degree... more »
  • 2 Port Allen men indicted in truck driver's death

    December 7, 2012 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two Port Allen men have been indicted in the August shooting death of a Denham Springs man during a robbery at a downtown Baton Rouge gas station. On Thursday, an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged 22-year-old Phillip Carter and a 17-year-old with second-degree murder... more »
  • Sheriff: Wrong turn leads to shooting, arson Play Video

    December 5, 2012 4:06 PM

    BELLE ROSE- Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack calls it one of the most bizarre crimes he's ever investigated. Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, two men took a wrong turn on Tigerville Road and their night took a horrifying turn, according to investigators. "Two subjects stood in front of the... more »
  • Suspect held in strip club shooting

    December 3, 2012 5:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say they have arrested a suspect in the robbery and shooting of an employee at a French Quarter strip club. WVUE reports that 22-year-old Marion George was arrested Monday at a home in eastern New Orleans. Police say he was booked on charges of armed robbery... more »
  • 3 rob N.O. man working on Christmas display

    December 3, 2012 2:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man was robbed and his home burglarized by three suspects who approached him Sunday while he was hanging Christmas lights, police say. The Times-Picayune reports three man approached the unidentified victim, ordered him off a ladder and forced him inside the house. Police say... more »
  • Deputies investigating bank robbery in Baton Rouge

    November 29, 2012 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities released surveillance photos of a man who robbed an East Baton Rouge bank this afternoon. It happened at the Chase Bank located at 7171 Corporate Blvd before 3 p.m. A sheriff's office spokesperson said a white male came into the bank wearing a dark-colored... more »
  • BRPD: Armed fast-food robbers left empty-handed

    November 26, 2012 11:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said two men with a gun broke into a fast-food place in Baton Rouge last night, but left empty-handed. Baton Rouge Police said the robbers were stumped by an employee who told them they didn't know where the manager was. It happened around 12:24... more »
  • Two injured in robbery, shooting overnight

    November 20, 2012 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said two people were injured while trying to wrestle a gun away from someone who tried to rob them last night. Investigators said it happened while a group of people were walking together down East Boyd just past midnight. Police said a man with a... more »
  • Woman asks thieves to return urn with baby's ashes

    November 16, 2012 12:48 PM

    ANTIOCH, Calif. - A Northern California woman whose home was robbed is pleading with the thieves to return just one item: a silver urn that contains her baby's ashes. The Contra Costa Times reports Michiko Koyoi's Antioch home was ransacked Wednesday. Police are investigating the robbery. Among the missing items... more »
  • Police searching for armed robber

    October 29, 2012 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said they're still searching for a masked gunman who held up a payday loan business today. Cpl. Thomas Stubbs with BRPD said they were called to American Cash Advance Payday Loans at 7171 Airline Highway around 12:30 p.m. He said they were... more »
  • Guilty pleas entered in killing

    October 23, 2012 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people entered guilty pleas today in Baton Rouge in connection with the killing of a man who was later found dumped in Livingston Parish a year ago. Jean Paul Creppel, 34, and Danielle Palermo, 26, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and armed robbery charges in the... more »
  • Suspect's handgun fell apart during armed robbery

    October 15, 2012 9:57 PM

    BAKER- A 19-year-old faces charges, accused of an armed robbery where a pair of fast food employees were targeted. According to police, Chavis Duncan followed the workers on Seville Street and blocked them with his vehicle where he robbed them. Investigators said he took several hundred dollars. In... more »
  • Man fires insect repellent in Oregon robbery

    August 16, 2012 12:30 PM

    ROSEBURG, Ore. - Police in Roseburg, Ore., say a man who robbed a restaurant was armed with a can of bug spray. Sgt. Aaron Dunbar says the robber entered Elmer's Restaurant late Monday wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, gloves and a beanie atop a shoulder-length blond wig that was pulled... more »

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