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  • Spanish police announce arrests in cultural artifacts ring

    January 22, 2017 12:29 PM

    MADRID - Spanish police say 75 people have been arrested and more than 3,500 stolen artifacts and pieces of art seized in a joint operation with 17 other European countries that dismantled an international cultural goods trafficking ring. Authorities said Sunday they had secured up to 500 archaeological objects alone... more »
  • 23 stolen school bus batteries caused pickup delays in New Orleans

    January 17, 2017 11:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS – Several school buses were delayed for students at two New Orleans charter schools Tuesday morning due to stolen batteries. WWL reports that 23 school bus batteries were stolen following a break-in from the First Student bus barn in east New Orleans. The break-in caused delays... more »
  • Stolen laptop had info of thousands of hospital patients

    January 16, 2017 9:48 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Officials at Children's Hospital Los Angeles say a laptop stolen from a physician's car last year may have contained personal health information for nearly 3,600 patients. The Los Angeles Daily News reports Monday thousands of families whose children were treated at the hospital will receive letters this... more »
  • Burglars break into cop's rented car, get keys to truck, police car

    January 13, 2017 3:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say burglars broke into an officer's rented car and found keys to an unmarked police car and a truck, and stole them both. A police spokesman says the unmarked car held the officer's gun and ammunition. Officer Aaron Looney says both vehicles were missing Friday, a... more »
  • Stolen gun recovered after high speed chase through Tigerland area

    January 8, 2017 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a man was arrested and a stolen gun recovered after a high-speed pursuit ended in the Tigerland area Sunday morning. LSU Police say 27-year-old Tarzareo Jones was charged with aggravated flight from officers, possession of a stolen firearm, felon in possession of a firearm,... more »
  • Deputies searching for suspect who stole truck on Highway 73

    January 5, 2017 1:16 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who stole a 2004 Ford F-450 truck on Highway 73. The truck was stolen from Waste Pro, located on Highway 73 in Geismar, on Dec. 11 around 1 a.m. The truck was found later on Camp Drive... more »
  • Championship memorabilia stolen from former LSU player's home

    January 3, 2017 12:21 PM

    SHREVEPORT – A former LSU football player took to social media after being robbed of several items of championship memorabilia in hopes of finding the person responsible. Seth Fruge, a walk-on player of the LSU football team from 2009 to 2013, posted on Facebook Monday night that he had... more »
  • Police bearing gifts save holiday for 7-year-old

    December 25, 2016 12:30 PM

    GRETNA - After burglars made off with gifts from under the Christmas tree at a home in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, police did more than just investigate. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies and Gretna police got together and bought replacements for 7-year-old Armon Dixon. Dixon's mother, Montreal Dixon, told... more »
  • Ferriday seeks missing police equipment

    December 24, 2016 11:38 AM

    FERRIDAY - Ferriday police are looking for missing equipment signed out to employees who left or were fired during the past four years, but a department consultant believes the items will be returned. The Ferriday Board of Alderman had voted to contact Louisiana State Police to ask for help in... more »
  • WWII veteran's stolen Purple Heart mysteriously reappears

    December 22, 2016 10:19 AM

    PLYMOUTH - A Massachusetts man says his father's World War II Purple Heart stolen earlier this year has been returned, perhaps by a thief who had an "attack of conscience." Paul Curtis tells The Patriot Ledger that the medal was stolen along with computers, jewelry and musical instruments during a... more »
  • Woman sought for cashing stolen $1,400 check

    December 14, 2016 1:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who cashed a check that was stolen from a vehicle burglary. The sheriff's office responded to the Regions Bank in the 8700 block of Siegen Lane on Dec. 12 in reference to a woman who... more »
  • Police: 2 Georgia officers shot during traffic stop

    December 12, 2016 11:31 PM

    LAVONIA, S.C. - Police say two Georgia officers have been shot while trying to arrest a suspect in a stolen car. Multiple media outlets report that Lavonia police Chief Bruce Carlisle says the shooting started as a traffic stop. Carlisle says that when the two officers noticed the vehicle had... more »
  • Dallas woman reunited with stolen dog in Livingston Parish Play Video

    December 9, 2016 12:17 AM

    LIVINGSTON- A woman was reunited with her stolen dog Thursday night. She picked up the pup in Livingston Parish, more than 400 miles away from where it went missing. Sharon Walker's Yorkie was yanked out of her yard in Dallas back in April. A Livingston Parish woman says she adopted... more »
  • Information sought on stolen snowball trailer from Ascension Parish

    December 8, 2016 4:50 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a stolen snowball trailer that was reported missing earlier this week. The trailer, reported missing on Dec. 6, was located on Thais Road. Witnesses said they saw a black Chevrolet truck driving off with the trailer around 3 p.m.... more »
  • Traffic stop leads to seizure of stolen guns, drugs in St. Mary Parish

    November 21, 2016 2:31 PM

    ST. MARY PARISH – A traffic stop in St. Mary Parish led deputies to the seizure of a dozen guns, drugs and more than $14,000. The seizure came after deputies patrolling US Highway 90 saw a vehicle that failed to signal while changing lanes. Deputies stopped the car and... more »
  • Voodoo Fest iPhone theft yields seizure of 27 guns, $21K

    November 8, 2016 1:51 PM

    HARVEY - Authorities say a search for an iPhone stolen during a New Orleans music festival yielded a cache of drugs, 27 firearms and more than $21,000 in cash inside a Harvey home. Citing an arrest report, a woman used an app to track her iPhone to the home after... more »
  • Three Louisiana men indicted for scheme to sell stolen HIV meds

    October 6, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Federal prosecutors say four people, including three Louisiana residents, were indicted for conspiracy to sell stolen HIV medicine. According to United States Attorney Walt Green, 35-year-old Alvin Watts,III, 35-year-old Troy Taylor, 37-year-old Broderick "Chris" Landry and 38-year-old Francis Asiedu Debrah were indicted with conspiracy to possess,... more »
  • Juveniles believed to be suspects in stolen truck that crashed into post office

    October 4, 2016 8:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities are investigating after a Turner Industries truck was stolen and crashed into the Post Office Tuesday evening. It happened at the Post Office on Longfellow Street near Plank Road. Police say the suspects, believed to be juveniles, crashed into the building and then fled the... more »
  • Thousands of dollars worth of electronics go missing from flooded school Play Video

    September 27, 2016 11:25 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - A man was arrested after sheriff's deputies say he stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics from a school in Livingston Parish. On August 20 and 21, contractors were on site to help clean flood damage. That's when about $50,000 worth of electronics went missing. The... more »
  • Trailer, heirlooms stolen from flood victims' yard Play Video

    September 19, 2016 11:33 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Kenny and Cindy Spinosa considered themselves somewhat lucky after the flood. Six feet of water flooded their house and ruined almost everything, except for their most cherished possessions, which were kept safe and high on a closet shelf. Among those items: wedding albums, family photos and videos,... more »
  • Nuclear gauge reported stolen in West Virginia

    September 12, 2016 8:40 PM

    BEAVER, W.Va. - Federal regulators say a nuclear gauge has been stolen in southern West Virginia. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says in a news release the portable gauge containing sealed radioactive material was reported stolen from an engineering firm technician's truck in Beaver on Saturday. The statement says the gauge,... more »
  • Denham Springs police searching for 5 stolen ATVs

    August 29, 2016 6:35 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs City Police Department is currently seeking information about five stolen all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). On Monday, officers responded to a theft complaint at Outdoor Powerhouse in the 2300 block of Florida Boulevard. The ATVs were new but flood damaged and placed side by... more »
  • Woman wanted for using stolen credit card at Walmart

    August 9, 2016 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a woman wanted for using a stolen credit card. According to police, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office received a complaint in July from a man who stated that his American Express credit card was stolen out of... more »
  • APSO searching for stolen trailer with $100K of equipment, motorcycles inside

    August 2, 2016 2:28 PM

    GONZALES – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance is finding a stolen trailer with more than $100,00 worth of equipment and motorcycles inside. The trailer, a 2007 Continental cargo box trailer, was stolen on Thursday, July 28 at a residence on Coontrap Road in Gonzales.... more »
  • 2 teens arrested after stolen LSU golf cart joyride

    July 4, 2016 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said two teens were arrested after officers put an end to their joyride on golf carts stolen from LSU on Monday. A 14-year-old and a 16-year-old were taken into custody, but the rest of the group of teenagers escaped. Officers responded to the scene... more »
  • Two women wanted for $13K in stolen credit card charges

    June 20, 2016 12:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police are attempting to identify and locate two women who are wanted in connection of $13,000 of unauthorized charges on stolen credit cards. On May 12, 2016 the two women entered My Sewing Shoppe in the 7600 block of Old Hammond Highway posing as customers.... more »
  • Man, 13-year-old arrested for possession of stolen guns

    June 16, 2016 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police say a Baton Rouge man and a 13-year-old were arrested Wednesday night for possession of stolen guns. According to Baton Rouge Police detectives, officers made contact with 46-year-old Reggil Harris and an unnamed 13-year-old in the Banks subdivision after receiving information that the teen had... more »
  • Two men caught on camera stealing four-wheelers in Zachary

    June 15, 2016 6:35 PM

    ZACHARY – Zachary Police are following leads regarding four-wheelers that were stolen last week near Plank Road. Surveillance video captured what appears to be two men taking the four-wheelers from the home near Plank Road. Zachary Police Chief David McDavid said they are using the video along with the help... more »
  • Two lawn mowers stolen from Southern University Play Video

    June 13, 2016 8:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two riding lawnmowers were stolen from Southern University recently and officials say they cost $10,000 each. However, university officials are not saying much about about the stolen mowers. The director of the facility where the mowers were taken from says the chancellor of the university told... more »
  • Man faces attempted murder charges after wild chase from Texas

    June 5, 2016 9:32 PM

    LAKE CHARLES – Police say a Texas man is facing a slew of serious charges, including attempted murder of a police officer, after he led authorities on a chase from Texas into Louisiana Sunday. According to Louisiana State Police, troopers joined Orange County Sheriff’s Office in a pursuit around... more »
  • LSU student gets his stolen instruments back Play Video

    June 4, 2016 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Four stolen musical instruments are back in the hands of their owner tonight, thanks to Baton Rouge Police detectives. Last month, we told you the story of an LSU student musician who had multiple musical instruments stolen. Friday, he got them back. Police found Thomas... more »
  • Man arrested after LSU catering van stolen

    May 31, 2016 2:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU officials say a man has been arrested after a university catering van was stolen. On May 17, a white Ford Van with LSU Catering written on the side was stolen from the LSU student union loading dock off of Highland Road at Raphael Semmes Drive.... more »
  • FOLLOW UP: Musician turns private eye after his trombones are stolen Play Video

    May 18, 2016 11:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are closing in on a suspect who stole 2 trombones from an LSU band member, although the student has done some pretty handy detective work on his own. Since we told you about this story last Friday night at 10 p.m. , Thomas McKee has... more »
  • Band's stolen trailer recovered, more than $25,000 worth of gear missing

    May 18, 2016 10:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish say a trailer loaded with at least $25,000 worth of band equipment that was stolen from a Prairieville neighborhood Monday night was found in Baton Rouge. Unfortunately, it was emptied of all of the gear that was once inside. California rock... more »
  • California rock band's equipment stolen from Prairieville Play Video

    May 17, 2016 11:49 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- At least $25,000 worth of expensive band equipment and lighting kits got swiped from a neighborhood off Highway 73 near I-10 overnight. The lead singer for the California rock band Pullman Standard stopped in Prairieville Monday night to make a recording when he said someone cut the lock... more »
  • Thief takes off with LSU musician's trombones Play Video

    May 13, 2016 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A LSU musician's plans were messed up when someone stole his instruments. Someone broke into his apartment and stole his two trombones. Thomas McKee is a Texas native who will be a senior music major at LSU this fall. "I'm a musician," he told News... more »
  • Red pickup in Monday police chase was stolen from fire station

    February 2, 2016 11:15 AM

    ZACHARY - State Police said a pickup truck used in a police chase through Baton Rouge Monday was originally reported stolen from a fire station in Zachary. The red pickup was ditched at the end of the chase near LSU, at Farr Park. The driver who took State Police... more »
  • Two sought for using stolen credit card

    January 27, 2016 12:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for people to help them identify two men who investigators said used a credit card stolen from a vehicle in Baton Rouge. BRPD detectives said the card was taken from a vehicle in the 4800 block of Packard Street. Surveillance cameras also showed a... more »
  • Centene loses personal, health data of 950,000 members

    January 26, 2016 10:42 AM

    ST. LOUIS - Health insurer Centene Corp. says it is missing half a dozen hard drives that contain the personal and health information of roughly 950,000 clients. Centene is a Fortune 500 company that runs managed health-care plans for Medicaid programs in various states, including Louisiana . "... more »
  • Emotional week for student who introduced president, had speech stolen Play Video

    January 18, 2016 12:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a roller coaster week for McKinley High School senior Che'dra Joseph. On Tuesday, she found out she was going to introduce President Barack Obama when he visited her school for a town hall event in two days. On the big day, she stood before... more »
  • Signed Obama speech stolen from vehicle Play Video

    January 16, 2016 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a thief who broke into cars at a McKinley High School basketball game didn't know what he had his hands on, and threw a speech signed by President Barack Obama into the trash. Officers arrested 17-year-old Keondrae Ricks after investigators said he and a... more »
  • JPSO says deputies shot, injured suspect who hit them with car

    January 5, 2016 1:18 PM

    MARRERO, La. - Authorities said Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a suspect who hit one of the deputies with a stolen vehicle in Marrero. Col. John Fortunato said in a news release that Equan Anderson suffered a gunshot wound to the back and a graze wound to his... more »
  • Video surfaces of teens attacking mailman Play Video

    January 1, 2016 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Friday video surfaced of a fight between a group of teens and a mailman in Baton Rouge which led to one teen being arrested, according to police. The video, posted by BatonRougeCrime on Twitter, appears to show the group of teens surrounding the postal worker... more »
  • Puppies stolen from Acadia Parish home

    December 9, 2015 5:34 PM

    CROWLEY - The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office asked for help finding ten puppies stolen from a Church Point home this week. The sheriff's office said they were told about the theft on Dec. 7 at the 1000 block of West Plaquemine. The owner of the ten American Bully Pit... more »
  • Deputies investigating carjacking in Slidell

    November 25, 2015 2:18 PM

    SLIDELL – Deputies in St. Tammany Parish are investigating a carjacking which happened Tuesday night in Slidell. According to the STPSO, a Slidell woman was waiting for her grandson outside a house on Pebble Drive when a dark-colored vehicle stopped in front of the home. Deputies said a man... more »
  • State Fire Marshal investigating stolen car found burned

    November 11, 2015 3:39 PM

    MARINGOUIN - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal is investigating after a vehicle was found burned out, just off the road in Maringouin. Investigators say the fire happened in a cane field about 40 yards off of Church Street. A caller reported that they heard an explosion, and looked toward... more »
  • Laptop with children's information stolen from LSU Health professor

    September 15, 2015 4:19 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - LSU officials said Tuesday that a laptop with 5,000 children's personal health information on it was stolen this past July from a professor at the New Orleans School of Medicine. LSU Health Science Center New Orleans said the laptop was taken from a car belonging to... more »
  • Family of 'Trumpet Black' offering reward for stolen trumpet

    September 6, 2015 5:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man is offering $3,500 for return of the silver trumpet stolen during the funeral for his brother, a rising 28-year-old jazzman called "Trumpet Black." Travis Hill died on tour in Japan, from a dental infection that reached his heart. He was a grandson of... more »
  • Restaurant worker talks about being held up Play Video

    August 21, 2015 1:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Baton Rouge Subway early Friday morning. Detectives said an armed man walked into the Subway at 127 State Street around 7:30 a.m. and demanded money. After grabbing the cash police said the man also stole an employee's vehicle,... more »
  • Walker man victim of Mississippi credit card fraud

    August 18, 2015 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in McComb, Mississippi are looking to identify two men who stole the credit card information of a Walker resident, using it to make several fraudulent purchases at a Walmart store in their area. Investigators say the victim was contacted by his bank, a Capital One... more »
  • Woman wanted for stealing TV

    August 11, 2015 4:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a woman who walked out of a Walmart with a big-screen TV recently in East Baton Rouge Parish. Detectives said the woman stole the television from the Walmart on Sullivan Road in Central the afternoon of Aug. 7.... more »
  • Juveniles accused of stealing $100,000 in guns, watches Play Video

    August 7, 2015 4:35 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - Dive teams hit the water Friday to look for vintage guns police said were stolen from a Plaquemine home Thursday by a group of juveniles. Plaquemine Police Chief Kenneth Payne said officers arrested seven boys between the ages of 10 and 15 Thursday afternoon in connection with... more »
  • "Ruff" four days for stolen pup, reunited with owner Play Video

    July 31, 2015 10:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dog is back home with her owner after being dog-napped near downtown Baton Rouge. While Alissa Garafalo was at work last Friday, two men kicked in the door of her apartment. A neighbor saw one of the men holding her shih tzu, Stella, and began... more »
  • Ascension deputies investigate theft from chemical plant

    July 30, 2015 4:25 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Sheriff's deputies reported a theft complaint from a local chemical plant where about 12 pallets of black fencing were stolen from an open yard. Deputies say the fencing included 162 new 8x8 Ameristar Fence sections, along with several 3x3x11 posts with an estimated value $70,000 and... more »
  • Burglars sought after three churches broken into Play Video

    July 27, 2015 5:07 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Sheriff's deputies said surveillance video gave them a look at two men who broke into a trio of churches and stole electronics and musical instruments this past weekend in West Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies said St. Paul's Baptist Church, New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church and Greater... more »
  • Package theft caught on camera Play Video

    June 30, 2015 10:17 PM

    BAKER - A thief is on the run after taking a FedEx-delivered package off a man's front porch. Jeff Schiele says he noticed his property was missing Monday, after FedEx confirmed it was dropped off Saturday. At first, the man thought the package was delivered to the wrong home... more »
  • Hearse stolen with body inside

    June 28, 2015 4:47 PM

    ATLANTA - Atlanta police say a hearse with a body inside was stolen outside a hospital. Both were recovered a short time later. Atlanta police Officer Ralph Woolfolk said authorities believe the hearse was taken Sunday morning outside Grady Memorial Hospital in the city's downtown area. WSB-TV reports that it... more »
  • Lutcher High School bulldog mascot reported stolen

    June 24, 2015 11:56 AM

    LUTCHER - For the second year in a row, Lutcher High School's live bulldog mascot is believed to have been stolen. The bulldog, named Spike, was missing on Tuesday morning. Owner Terry Falgoust says he notified officials that morning after noticing that all of his dog cages were open and... more »
  • Thieves break into Ohio pet rescue, swipe 7 rare pythons

    June 16, 2015 7:56 AM

    AKRON- An Ohio pet rescue is searching for seven rare pythons that were stolen from the shop over the weekend. Akron Rattery and Reptile Rescue CEO Robin Everley says the snakes were taken Saturday when thieves cut a hole in a wall in an adjacent building and broke in. She... more »
  • Deputies arrest accused marina crook

    June 5, 2015 12:19 AM

    NEW ROADS - Sheriff's deputies booked a man into jail on burglary charges Thursday. John Thomas Jones is charged with three counts related to thefts in the parking lot of a bar and marina over Memorial Day weekend. Bond was set at $45,000 for the thefts, which included cookies.... more »
  • Former clerk pleads guilty in evidence room thefts

    June 2, 2015 4:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former clerk of court accused of helping steal cocaine and weapons from an evidence locker at the Baton Rouge courthouse pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of cocaine possession and principal to malfeasance in office. Debra Bell admitted in court she took the drugs from the... more »
  • Man accused in bizarre marina thefts Play Video

    June 1, 2015 9:28 PM

    OSCAR - The Pointe Coupee Sheriff's office is investigating thefts from a bar and marina parking lot over Memorial Day weekend. Images from the area's surveillance video were posted on Facebook Monday. Sandbar Marina owner Jude Glaser said the man deputies are looking for stole from a 10-year-old boy... more »
  • Man charged with stealing BRPD unit

    May 29, 2015 1:31 AM

    PORT ALLEN - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he overpowered a BRPD officer and stole his unit, then fled into West Baton Rouge Parish before he was stopped. "It just goes to show how dangerous our job is," said BRPD spokesman Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. "You... more »
  • Woman sought in Slidell poodle heist

    May 27, 2015 1:21 PM

    SLIDELL - Police released a photo Wednesday of a woman sought for stealing a poodle puppy from a Slidell feed store on Memorial Day. Police said on Monday afternoon the woman came into the feed store on Gause Boulevard and was interested in pets which were for sale. A... more »
  • Two accused of stealing nursing home drugs for Vegas trip

    May 25, 2015 12:16 PM

    SLIDELL - Police charged a former teacher and a Slidell nursing home director with trying to steal prescription drugs as part of a scheme to sell them and run off to Las Vegas. Slidell Police arrested 36-year-old Patrick Lampard and 46-year-old Bonnie Pritchard for possessing drugs with the intent... more »
  • Hammer-wielding crook, accomplice swipe packages from stoop Play Video

    May 22, 2015 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A home security camera caught two women stealing packages from a man's front step Thursday afternoon. The packages were taken from a home in the Mid City area of Baton Rouge. "I saw two people come onto our doorstep and steal my son's school supplies,"... more »
  • Purse thief sought by EBRSO

    May 11, 2015 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released a photo of a man sought by authorities for stealing a purse from a vehicle at an East Baton Rouge Parish store. Deputies said it happened on April 17 around 10:30 p.m. at the Family Dollar at 9999 Burbank Drive. The victim said... more »
  • Man sought in thefts from RV park

    April 30, 2015 1:17 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Detectives asked for the public's help Thursday identifying a man seen using credit cards which were stolen from an RV park in the town of Livingston. Sheriff's office spokesperson Lori Steele said overnight April 12 and into the 13th someone broke into a number of campers and... more »
  • Scouts still to go camping after robbery Play Video

    April 24, 2015 7:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- Boy Scout Troop 67 will have to go camping this weekend without any gear. Earlier in the week, thieves made off with the troop's travel trailer full of their equipment. "I'm kind of frustrated and angry that someone would do such an inconsiderate thing," said Scout Matthew Norris.... more »
  • Boy Scout trailer with camping gear stolen

    April 23, 2015 6:07 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said a trailer full of Boy Scout camping gear was stolen from a Prairieville church this week. Lt. Col. Bobby Webre with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said on Wednesday deputies were sent to the New Song Methodist Church after they were told a box... more »
  • Teen steals cash, hands out hundreds to classmates

    April 11, 2015 1:07 PM

    MEDINA, Ohio - Police in Ohio say a middle school student took $25,000 from his grandfather and later started handing out $100 bills to his classmates. Authorities say the 13-year-old gave out thousands of dollars this week before schools officials discovered what was happening. Investigators in the northeastern Ohio city... more »
  • BRPD: Man sought in stolen credit cards case

    April 8, 2015 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help identifying a man who officers said used stolen credit cards at several businesses around Baton Rouge. Police said the cards were stolen from a vehicle on March 16 in the 1500 block of Duchess Drive. Anyone with information about... more »
  • Vanilla Ice charged with burglary

    February 19, 2015 3:06 AM

    LANTANA, FL - Vanilla Ice has been released from custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home. Police in Lantana say the recording artist and home-improvement-show host had been renovating a home next to the victim's. They said some of the... more »
  • Police investigating wallet stolen from hospital

    February 18, 2015 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos Wednesday of a woman who made purchases with several credit cards stolen from a Baton Rouge hospital this month. Investigators asked for help identifying the woman, who spent more than $1,170 on the cards throughout the Baton Rouge area. Police said the... more »
  • Police: Man took $500 from bank drive-thru left by another

    February 9, 2015 12:09 PM

    CLEARFIELD, PA - Police say a Pennsylvania man hoping to pass a fraudulent check instead stole $500 when he found that much money left behind by another customer at a drive-thru bank window. Twenty-eight-year-old Randy Gillen Jr. was in the Clearfield County Jail on Monday, awaiting a Feb. 11 preliminary... more »
  • Four arrested in fish house sign caper

    January 30, 2015 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies recovered an antique sign stolen from an Ascension Parish fish house two months ago and accused four people of taking it or trying to get rid of it. The sheriff's office charged 35-year-old Chad Prejean, 36-year-old Leah Arnold, 30-year-old Jennifer Bennett, and 39-year-old Michael Wilkinson... more »
  • NOLA Mayor Landrieu's family car stolen over weekend

    January 26, 2015 6:09 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Big Easy's crime problem struck close to home for New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu over the weekend as one of his family's cars was stolen, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. WWL-TV reports that deputies recovered the 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee around 7:30 p.m.... more »
  • Missing LSU basketball shoes found in arrested teen's home

    January 24, 2015 7:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police say they found two pairs of missing LSU basketball shoes in the home of a teenager just a day after he was arrested for trespassing into Tiger Stadium. Authorities say 17-year-old Rodney Ki'Yon Hamilton admitted to having the shoes in his home shortly after... more »
  • Toddler stolen along with car helped police find him

    January 13, 2015 11:41 AM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say they found a 3-year-old boy who was sitting in a car stolen outside a Utah day care after he answered his mother's cellphone and honked the horn to draw their attention. Police in the city of Ogden say the boy's mother left the unlocked... more »
  • Thief walks off with $250K Blue Dog painting

    January 6, 2015 4:43 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The George Rodrigue family reported a thief walked off with a $250,000 Blue Dog painting from the late artist's French Quarter gallery Tuesday. According to WWL-TV the theft happened around 3:15 p.m. at the gallery on Royal Street. The painting is titled "Wendy and Me", and... more »
  • Sheriff seeks stolen smoker

    January 6, 2015 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help tracking down a BBQ pit trailer which was stolen from a gas station in East Baton Rouge Parish recently. Deputies said the trailer was taken on Dec. 28 around 5:25 a.m. from David's Mobil Station at 12101 Hooper Road. ... more »
  • Packages come up missing in Baton Rouge neighborhood Play Video

    December 31, 2014 5:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some packages are coming up missing in one Baton Rouge neighborhood and local authorities are on the case. Homeowners in the Bel Aire community, near Belaire High School, caught two suspects on camera taking packages from their doorstep. Police said the surveillance video they obtained... more »
  • Stolen fireworks recovered, men behind theft arrested

    December 31, 2014 1:04 PM

    SLIDELL - Sheriff's deputies in St. Tammany Parish said they arrested two men accused of stealing nearly 20 cases of commercial-grade fireworks on the morning of New Year's Eve. According to investigators, the cases containing nearly 300 fireworks shells and fuses were taken sometime between Dec. 23 and Dec.... more »
  • Detectives on look out for accused debit card thief

    December 31, 2014 10:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help on Wednesday in identifying a woman accused of swindling two people out of $9,000 using stolen debit cards. Police said the suspect approached two intoxicated individuals in the LSU area and offered them a ride. While giving the victims a... more »
  • Authorities searching for stolen fireworks

    December 31, 2014 3:45 AM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for 19 cases of professional fireworks stolen from a truck near Slidell. Capt. George Bonnett, the Sheriff's Office spokesman, says the Pyrotechnica company had planned to set them off for Bossier city's New Year's Eve show. Bonnett said in a... more »

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