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  • APSO: Woman turns self in after stealing purse from Walmart

    June 29, 2017 12:42 PM

    ASCENSION – A woman has turned herself in to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office after she was wanted for stealing a purse from Walmart. According to the sheriff's office, 47-year-old Leah Brown of Praireville turned herself in on June 27 after seeing a post on the sheriff's... more »
  • Man accused of stealing WWII dog tags from National Archives

    June 13, 2017 9:23 PM

    A historian has been charged with stealing the dog tags of U.S. servicemen whose planes crashed in World War II from the National Archives and selling them on eBay. The U.S. attorney's office in Maryland says in a news release that 32-year-old Antonin DeHays of College Park, Maryland,... more »
  • Sheriff's office seeking suspect in card skimming investigation

    May 6, 2017 6:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect in connection to a card skimming and bank fraud investigation. According to EBRSO, the victim reported an unauthorized transaction of over $120 at a local business using her credit card Saturday. An investigation led to a... more »
  • AG: Man arrested for stealing more than $400,000 from teacher's retirement system

    April 6, 2017 4:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested after the Attorney General's office says that he took more than $400,000 from the Louisiana Teacher's Retirement System over a span of several years. Lester Joseph II, 42, was arrested on 201 counts of felony theft and two counts of identity... more »
  • Woman arrested after stealing thousands through delinquent loans

    April 5, 2017 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An ex-employee of a consumer finance and loan company has been arrested after she allegedly altered customers' loans. Deputies met with the manager of Delta Credit Inc. in December after he found that several loans prepared by an ex-employee had become delinquent loans. According to... more »
  • Jefferson Parish animal shelter employee charged with stealing $97K

    March 14, 2017 4:57 PM

    MARRERO - A Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter employee has been accused of stealing almost $100,000 in cash from customers. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 37 year-old Laquita Goudy was arrested on March 8 on a theft charge. Authorities say Goudy pocketed payments from customer's animal adoptions and rabies vaccinations while she worked... more »
  • Suspect identified in theft of $4,700 worth of headphones from Walmart

    March 2, 2017 6:03 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant for the arrest of a man who is wanted for stealing more than $4,000 worth of headphones from Walmart. Deputies believe that 36-year-old Terrence Hamilton is responsible for stealing $4,700 worth of Beats headphones from... more »
  • Police: Walmart customer fatally shoots suspected thief

    February 5, 2017 12:25 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Police say a customer at a Walmart store in Florida fatally shot a man who was among a group suspected of stealing two carts full of merchandise. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the shooting occurred Saturday after suspects left the store with... more »
  • Two arrested for stealing packages from U-Haul van in Ascension

    January 12, 2017 4:36 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested two individuals wanted for stealing packages from doorsteps with a U-Haul van in November . Deputies arrested Kenneth Rogers and Megan Hale in Tangipahoa Parish and were transported to Ascension Parish on Thursday. Investigators say the two suspects drove... more »
  • Three arrested with counterfeit bills after shoplifting incident

    January 8, 2017 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three men were arrested after two were caught stealing items from stores inside the Mall of Louisiana. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, on Saturday Jan. 7, Baton Rouge Police and Mall Security personnel were patrolling inside the mall when they were contacted... more »
  • College financial aid officer stole $22K from students

    December 19, 2016 12:55 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - Federal prosecutors say a 43-year-old Alexandria woman has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing more than $22,000 from students at a private college. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley says Makquel Gailes also must pay $22,700 restitution. Finley says Gailes was a financial aid officer at Unitech... more »
  • Man wanted for breaking into N. Merchant Court business

    September 21, 2016 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are looking for a man suspected of breaking into a business on North Merchant Court and stealing several items. According to EBRSO, detectives responded to an unauthorized entry at the Innovative Systems & Services, Inc. building located in the 6900 block... more »
  • Former mail carrier pleads to stealing mail

    September 14, 2016 9:26 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - A Lafayette woman has pleaded guilty to stealing mail while she worked as a contract postal carrier. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 72-year-old Helen J. Nelson pleaded guilty Thursday before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to one count of theft of mail matter by a postal... more »
  • Port Barre traffic clerk arrested for theft of town's money

    September 13, 2016 8:50 PM

    PORT BARRE - St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Port Barre traffic clerk accused of stealing more than $19,000 from the town. A sheriff's spokesman says an investigation began after the town clerk reportedly suspected employee Nicole R. Duff of theft. One of Duff's duties was to retrieve... more »
  • Suspects wanted for stealing money from Airline Hwy gas station

    September 1, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a man and woman who are accused of stealing money from a Chevron gas station. According to BRPD, the two stole money from the Bengal Chevron gas station located in the 9900 block of Airline Highway on May... more »
  • Used car dealers in Lafayette arrested for fraud scheme

    July 26, 2016 12:05 PM

    LAFAYETTE – The co-owners of a used car dealership in Lafayette face felony charges for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in state sales tax revenues. Shawn Calvit and Michael Laue own and operate Lauco Auto Sales in Lafayette. Investigators with the Louisiana Department of Revenue say the two under... more »
  • Woman arrested for stealing Confederate flag from home

    July 5, 2016 5:27 PM

    HARAHAN – A woman is in jail after police said she stole a Confederate flag in front of a home. According to authorities, 18-year-old Madelyn Christina was caught on surveillance video in front of a home where the flag went missing. When contacted by police, Christina told officers... more »
  • Two wanted for stealing propane tanks from gas station on Airline Hwy.

    June 3, 2016 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police are attempting to identify two men who are involved in the theft of eight propane tanks. One May 18 around 1:45 a.m. the suspects cut the padlock off of the propane tanks cage at a Circle K located in the 9900 block of Airline Highway.... more »
  • Deputies say drunk man stole school bus

    May 4, 2016 2:41 PM

    CHACKBAY - A man from Thibodaux was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing a school bus and driving it while intoxicated. Jordan Molaison, 21, is charged with theft of a motor vehicle, simple criminal damage to property and 2nd offense DWI. The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office says a... more »
  • Man caught stealing batteries off tractors

    April 20, 2016 4:50 PM

    ROSEDALE - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say is behind a series of battery thefts in the Rosedale-area. Deputies began investigating after receiving several reports batteries were being stolen off of tractors. They say their investigation led them to arrest Derek Gaudet, 42. Gaudet... more »
  • Morgan City housing agency's ex-employees plead not guilty in theft case

    March 16, 2016 4:55 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A former executive director of the Morgan City Housing Authority and two former employees have pleaded not guilty to charges they conspired to steal more than $500,000 in bonus payments from the agency. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley's office says 78-year-old Charles E. Spann, 64-year-old Diana L. Pace and... more »
  • Shreveport bookkeeper arrested, accused of stealing

    January 13, 2016 3:45 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport bookkeeper has been arrested for stealing nearly $168,000 from her long-time employer. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, in a news release Wednesday, said 48-year-old Susan Kennedy Summers was booked Tuesday into the Caddo Correctional Center for felony theft. It was unknown if she's represented by... more »
  • Grinches target one Gardere neighborhood Play Video

    December 8, 2015 7:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some grinches are up to no good in one Baton Rouge neighborhood. The Old Hermitage subdivision off of Gardere Lane has been hit particularly hard the last couple of months. Residents said the thieves are stealing decorations and packages. Surveillance video shows what appears to... more »
  • Investigative Unit: Parish worker caught stealing from store wearing parish uniform Play Video

    December 7, 2015 5:07 PM

    NEW ROADS- A parish employee is in hot water tonight, after he was caught on surveillance video stealing from a local business. That video was obtained by the Investigative Unit Monday. The employee in question, Harold Ennis works for the Recreation Department. When parish workers found out that he... more »
  • Former postal worker sentenced for stealing

    August 8, 2015 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Authorities say a former postal worker has been sentenced to a year and 8 months in prison for stealing from the U.S. Postal Service and for using information from stolen mail for identity theft. Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson of Baton Rouge also ordered 38-year-old... more »
  • California proposes historic $1.5M fine for taking water

    July 20, 2015 3:19 PM

    SACRAMENTO - The California water board has proposed the first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for water-taking during the drought. The move announced Monday targets a group of Central Valley farmers. The State Water Resources Control Board said it's proposing the first fines of this kind for a water district with century-old... more »
  • Caretaker accused of stealing from elderly man

    April 17, 2015 6:59 AM

    GREENWELL SPRINGS - East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies say a woman hired to care for an elderly man has been arrested after it was learned that the woman had allegedly charged close to $10,900 on his credit card. The Advocate reports Jackie Carlene Gann was hired in May 2014 by... more »
  • Police warn of 'Grinches' looking to steal gifts Play Video

    December 10, 2014 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say 15 mailboxes were broken into overnight at an apartment complex in Baton Rouge. Investigators said while they weren't sure if the thieves were after shipped gifts or just the personal information found in people's mail, it's a sad example of Christmas Grinches looking to cash... more »
  • December court date set for BESE member Walter Lee

    October 12, 2014 2:15 PM

    MANSFIELD, La. - A new court date has been set for a state education board member accused of stealing public funds through double-dipping. Board of Elementary and Secondary Education member Walter Lee will be in a DeSoto Parish courtroom Dec. 10. The date was set last week during a pretrial... more »
  • Accused pastry bandit a no show at council meeting

    August 12, 2014 10:23 PM

    BAKER - Council member John Givens was absent from Tuesday's city council meeting where residents were hoping to share their frustration over his recent arrest with him. Givens faces charges in a bizarre argument at a store , where he is accused of eating a pastry and not paying... more »

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