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  • 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 »
  • Man accused of stealing crawfish from traps

    April 17, 2014 7:01 AM

    CROWLEY - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a 39-year-old Crowley man who is accused of stealing crawfish from traps in an Acadia Parish pond. Sheriff Wayne Melancon said Jason Paul Mire faces up to 10 years in prison at hard labor and a fine up to $3,000. Melancon... more »
  • "Wall of Shame" targets accused burglars Play Video

    February 12, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Circle K gas stations in the LSU area have put up pictures of people managers accuse of stealing from the stores. Pictures of the accused criminals have been plastered on front windows, creating a "wall of shame." A few of the photos show alleged criminals walking... more »
  • IPSO investigates internal theft Play Video

    January 2, 2014 4:40 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- An Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office employee is the target of a criminal investigation after the department said she confessed to stealing thousands of dollars. Veteran deputy Destiny St. Angelo resigned late last month and could face felony charges. She's accused of stealing criminal fine payments dating back to... more »
  • Man arrested for stealing neighbor's water

    November 20, 2013 3:08 PM

    THIBODAUX- A 28-year-old Thibodaux man has been arrested for stealing his neighbor's utility service. Tyrone Scott Jr. was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft of utility service after a neighbor reported seeing him running his a water hose from outside their home into his home next door. Police had... more »
  • Second scamming suspect arrested

    November 18, 2013 12:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman accused of scamming a person with Alzheimer's has been arrested. Faye Cooper Smith was taken into custody by the Baker Police Department during a traffic stop. She and Dustin Gant are accused of stealing more than $50,000 from the victim. Police say they... more »
  • Hotel employee accused of pocketing deposits

    October 1, 2013 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies say an employee at the Renaissance hotel in Baton Rouge is accused of stealing more than $34,000 from hotel safe deposits and altering financial records to cover his tracks. East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies issued an arrest warrant for 38-year-old Matthew D. Dziadosz on... more »
  • Crossbow murder

    September 9, 2013 7:18 PM

    EUREKA, CALIFORNIA- Authorities are on the hunt for a man and a 16-year-old girl suspected of killing one man with a crossbow and wounding another. The wounded man was hit three times with arrows and was released from a hospital. The dead man was found nearby and had been shot... more »
  • Woman booked with stealing $103K from restaurant

    June 4, 2013 8:47 AM

    BELLE CHASSE- A 38-year-old Terrytown woman has been booked with felony theft for allegedly stealing over $103,000 from the Belle Chasse restaurant she managed. The Times-Picayune reports Plaquemines Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Kristen Carroll on Friday. Sheriff Lonnie Greco said Carroll was employed there from July 2011 until June 2012.... more »
  • "X Factor" contestant arrested after stealing car in Slidell

    April 16, 2013 2:58 PM

    SLIDELL - A Florida man, who was in south Louisiana for auditions of the reality television show "The X Factor", has been arrested on a slew of charges after stealing a car and leading police on a high speed chase. Around 8:15pm Monday night, Slidell Police say a man... more »
  • DHH employee accused of misappropriating funds

    March 1, 2013 11:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals employee is accused of misappropriating public funds. DHH's Bureau of Health Care Integrity conducted an internal investigation and found the employee allegedly misappropriated more than $800,000 in public funds by depositing checks made payable to DHH into a non-DHH account,... more »

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