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  • Cross-dressing suspect arrested for serial shoplifting

    April 17, 2015 1:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a man this week after investigators said they caught him dressed as a woman in a Walmart vest trying to take items out of the store in Baton Rouge. Deputies said they also believe 34-year-old Charlie Franklin pulled the same thing at an... more »
  • After leaving federal pen, man accused of 1992 murder

    April 15, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in East Baton Rouge charged a recently-released federal prisoner with a man's murder from 1992. Deputies arrested 65-year-old Woodrow Harrell this week on charges of first degree murder, aggravated burglary, and criminal conspiracy. Investigators said in the early 90s Harrell was selling marijuana when... more »
  • Convicted thief charged with cashing out again

    April 15, 2015 10:51 AM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a Thibodaux man after they said he was caught faking refunds at his job in order to steal money. Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverii said his officers charged Dre Robertson, 21, with felony theft on Monday. Silverii said investigators were told Robertson had been... more »
  • Man and woman sought in Cortana Mall eyeglasses theft

    April 8, 2015 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating the theft of several pairs of eyeglasses and sunglasses from an optical store in Cortana Mall that happened late last January. According to investigators, a man and woman walked into the LensCrafters, located at 8945 Cortana Place, on Jan. 31 and loaded up... more »
  • Car stolen while waiting to be serviced

    April 4, 2015 3:06 PM

    IBERIA - Deputies in Iberia Parish are looking for a suspect involved with a vehicle theft Saturday morning. The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office say the suspect drove off with a truck waiting to be serviced at a business. The owner of the truck says he left his keys inside... more »
  • Smash and grab duo hit jewelry store; caught on camera

    April 1, 2015 10:17 PM

    HAMMOND - Police are looking for a pair of thieves who made off with bags of stolen loot from a jewelry store on Southwest Railroad Avenue, between I-55 and downtown. Security video from the store shows the crooks breaking through the front, glass door and crawling in. The video... more »
  • BRPD investigates E. Lakeshore Drive patio furniture theft

    March 25, 2015 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a theft of patio furniture that happened last month at a residence located on the LSU Lakes. The Baton Rouge Police Department released security camera images on Wednesday of a woman as she entered the courtyard area of the residence, located in the... more »
  • Prairieville man arrested for theft

    March 16, 2015 2:23 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE- A man wanted for theft in Ascension Parish, has turned himself into authorities. Melvin Cox Jr. was arrested after detectives found several 3-wheelers and a 4-wheeler, that were reported stolen, behind Cox's home in Prairieville. Cox is being charged with three counts of theft and three counts... more »
  • Police: Woman stole hundreds on company card

    March 16, 2015 8:10 AM

    GONZALES - An employee at Approved Cash Advance was arrested after police say she stole hundreds of dollars using her company credit card. According to investigators, Bilan Brooks, 31, charged $800.00 to her company car. When she found out police had been contacted, detectives say she attempted to report... more »
  • Denham Springs PD investigates trucking company theft

    March 3, 2015 1:47 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police asked for the public's help in identifying a man wanted for stealing several thousand dollars worth of equipment from Denham Springs trucking company last weekend. Police said the suspect went to the business on Rushing Road on Saturday, Feb. 28 and disabled a security camera... more »
  • $4 million gold heist

    March 2, 2015 7:55 PM

    WILSON, NORTH CAROLINA- The FBI and local authorities are investigating the theft of $4 million worth of gold from a vehicle that broke down on I-95 in Wilson, not far from Raleigh, North Carolina. Two armed guards say they were transporting the shipment of gold and silver from Miami... more »
  • APSO seeks man who stole $4,500 worth of office lighting

    March 2, 2015 1:29 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are investigating the theft of exterior lighting from Z's Aesthetic Dermatology on Old Jefferson Highway in Prairieville. The theft happened on the night of Feb. 19 when surveillance video captured a man pulling up the landscape lights from around the office. Detectives... more »
  • Police: Shoplifter threw daughter like 'a toy doll'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a man suspected of stealing items from a beauty shop in Slidell threw down his daughter when he was confronted by police over the weekend. Slidell Police said 24-year-old Lamar Causey of Baton Rouge threw his daughter "as if she was a toy doll" and... more »
  • Hibernating pet tarantulas stolen from crawlspace of house

    February 24, 2015 6:56 AM

    AUSTELL, GA - A metro Atlanta man told police a spider thief snuck into a crawlspace under his home and stole five of his 18 pet tarantulas. Austell police say they've issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of possessing the arachnids. Dwayne Melton says the spiders live beneath... more »
  • Former Kinder police chief pleads guilty to malfeasance

    February 23, 2015 3:44 PM

    OBERLIN - The former police chief of Kinder has pleaded guilty to malfeasance in office and theft over $1,500 for allegedly using town credit cards to buy fuel for personal use. The American Press reports that Gary Pelican, 53, pleaded guilty Monday just before his trial was scheduled to begin.... more »
  • Ex-deputy arrested for cattle theft

    February 19, 2015 3:13 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A former Caddo Parish sheriff's deputy has been arrested for allegedly stealing three cows and selling them for nearly $3,000. 54-year-old Marilyn Roberson was arrested Wednesday for felony theft following an investigation by the sheriff's office and Louisiana Livestock Brand Commission. The sheriff's office, in a news release... 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 say dad had his 2-year-old help him steal from store

    February 17, 2015 10:19 PM

    GONZALES - A father is accused of having his daughter help him steal items from the city's Walmart. Police said they arrested Jonathan Brock Ledford, 27, after investigating a shoplifting complaint. Officers said Ledford hid about $58 worth of merchandise on himself and his 2-year-old daughter. Police reported... more »
  • Giant flamingo head stolen after Spanish Town check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 16, 2015 1:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After an afternoon filled with pink flamingos parading downtown, one of the largest flamingo replicas turned up missing, stolen out of a black pickup truck. Joshua Ramirez, who restored the historic flamingo head after ten years of absence, loaded the ten-foot dragon styled flamingo into his... more »
  • BR attorney accused of stealing from elderly

    February 13, 2015 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office accused a Baton Rouge attorney Friday of stealing several items from an elderly client of his. Members of the U. S. Marshals Task Force arrested 63-year-old Stanley "Stephen" Spring at his law firm Friday. Deputies said an investigation into... more »
  • LPSO: 18 cartons of cigarettes stolen in Albany

    February 13, 2015 1:25 PM

    ALBANY - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are looking for two men wanted in connection with a convenience store cigarette carton caper that happened in Albany late last month. Detectives said the theft took place at the Big River Shell convenience store on Highway 43 at around 7 p.m.... more »
  • Woman accused of stealing from elderly Medicaid patient

    February 5, 2015 10:30 AM

    SHREVEPORT - State Attorney General Buddy Caldwell say a 51-year-old Bossier City woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $42,000 from an elderly Medicaid patient. Caldwell said in a news release that Connie Monts surrendered Tuesday to Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigators. He says Monts was booked with... more »
  • Woman sought in theft from Christian school

    February 4, 2015 4:44 PM

    GONZALES- Sheriff's deputies asked for the public's help identifying a women who stole money from a local Christian elementary school. An unidentified female stole $100 from a purse in an Ascension Christian Elementary School classroom last month according to Chief Deputy Tony Bacala with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.... more »
  • Trial date set for former Brusly police chief

    February 2, 2015 1:48 PM

    PORT ALLEN - The former Brusly police chief accused of stealing guns and cash from his own department is scheduled to go to trial in April. Jamie Whaley and his attorneys met with prosecutors for a pre-trial conference Monday. The trial date was set for April 20, with pre-trial... more »
  • Demerit badge? Troop leader accused of stealing from scouts

    January 29, 2015 11:14 AM

    OAKS, Pa. - According to authorities, this scoutmaster might deserve a demerit badge. Police say a Pennsylvania troop leader stole more than $10,000 from her Cub Scout pack and Girl Scout troop. Heather Belford was arrested Wednesday on charges including theft and receiving stolen property. She is free on $5,000... more »
  • U.S.S. Kidd considers heightened security measures after heist

    January 28, 2015 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Staff at the U.S.S. Kidd are looking at the prices of motion detectors and security cameras after thieves stole artifacts from exhibits on the ship recently . Five pieces were taken from two areas of the ship: two bowls, two saucers and one plate. All are... more »
  • Man claims he stole $80,000 then tossed it all over O'Neal Lane

    January 27, 2015 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City police continue to search for $80,000 stolen from the Loomis armored car company. A guard for the company was arrested on theft charges in early January, but the loot he is accused of stealing is still missing. Kenneth Kelly, Jr, 24, was charged with felony... more »
  • Artifacts stolen from USS Kidd Play Video

    January 26, 2015 8:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some thieves are on the run after stealing five artifacts from exhibits on the USS Kidd. Sunday, one or more people used bolt cutters to get into areas where artifacts were on display. They managed to swipe dinnerware from the ship's Bosun locker and Wardroom. ... more »
  • EBR School worker accused of stealing electronics check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 26, 2015 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former EBR School employee was arrested accused of stealing nearly $9,500 worth of iPads, projectors and other electronics from Northdale Superintendent's Academy. The theft was discovered as the EBR School System conducted a routine inventory of items. The principal at the school contacted authorities once... more »
  • LSU PD looks to identify Rec Center credit card thief

    January 23, 2015 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police asked for the public's help Friday afternoon in identifying a woman who stole credit cards from a victim at the campus rec center and later used them to purchase prepaid credit cards at a Northgate area pharmacy. LSU PD said the theft happened on... more »
  • Arsenal stolen from BR hotel parking lot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 19, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thousands of dollars worth of high-powered ammunition and other munitions were stolen from a truck in a hotel parking lot over the weekend. Hundreds of rounds of ammunition, Glock pistol clips, clear-out grenades and a bulletproof vest were taken. The burglary was reported on Sunday afternoon at... more »
  • Sheriff: 3 arrested for stealing cell phones from Wal Mart

    January 17, 2015 10:57 AM

    CENTRAL - East Baton Rouge deputies say two people broke into the electronics case at Wal Mart and stole more than $14,000 of cell phones. They were stolen from the Wal Mart on Sullivan Road and Wax Road in Central on January 4th. Officials say the phones were... more »
  • Mystery LSU football player implicated in stolen items sold online check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 14, 2015 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An investigation is underway tonight by the LSU Police Department after equipment went missing from the LSU Athletic Department. Court records show, Gregory Stringfellow, LSU Football Equipment Manager, called LSU Police after noticing a two advertisements on EBAY selling a pair of Nike LSU Football cleats and... more »
  • Man wanted for 30 vehicle break-ins in EBRSO

    January 14, 2015 2:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies accused a man Wednesday of being part of a crew which broke into more than 30 vehicles in East Baton Rouge Parish last month. Deputies said an arrest warrant had been obtained for 29-year-old Darius Fisher for simple burglary. Investigators said he was one... more »
  • Selfie leads to arrest in stolen money clip case check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2015 4:28 PM

    GONZALES - Detectives said a "selfie" posted on the internet helped them identify and arrest a man suspected of stealing a money clip in Ascension Parish. Gonzales Police charged 29-year-old Rashad Bridges of Darrow with felony theft this week. Police said Bridges stole the clip on Dec. 2... more »
  • Police: theft scheme uncovered after bizarre dump truck crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 8, 2015 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three people were arrested in a bizarre limestone theft scheme that included significant - and expensive damage - to utility lines recently. Police arrested Kevin Coleman, Donald Moore and Keith D. Harrison Thursday. Coleman and Moore, both 52, were arrested earlier in the day while Harrison... more »
  • More charges filed against Jena man for timber theft

    December 24, 2014 3:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State agriculture officials say two more felony timber theft charges have been filed against a Jena man. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry says 39-year-old James Ainsworth was arrested last Friday for theft of just over $14,600. The new charges make a total of eight theft... more »
  • Holidays marred by thefts at two churches

    December 23, 2014 5:29 AM

    FRANKLINTON - Congregations at a pair of Washington Parish churches are fuming after recent burglaries. The first occurred at Holy Family Catholic Church in Franklinton. When people showed up for mass, they realized money for the parish's youth group had been stolen from the church's office. There was similar... more »
  • Two accused cow thieves behind bars

    December 18, 2014 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two men accused of stealing three cows are behind bars following an investigation by the Louisiana Livestock Brand Commission determined they tried to sell the cows at a livestock auction in Kinder, Louisiana. Allen Tyler Meylian, 20, of Kinder and Jacob Chance Constance, 23, of Lake... more »
  • Police search for trio involved in credit card heist

    December 16, 2014 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for help to trackdown three suspects they claim made unauthorized transactions using a stolen credit card. The incident happened on Black Friday. According to BRPD, the trio entered Poise'n Ivy Woman's Boutique in the 7200 block of Highland. Investigators say the two women... more »
  • Deputy arrested for assisting with Black Friday theft

    December 12, 2014 11:03 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- A then-deputy working a detail at the Walmart here faces charges, accused of conspiring with a woman to steal two televisions on Black Friday. The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested Ken Garner. He was described in a news release as a "former deputy." Garner had... more »
  • Salvation Army bell ringer robbed in Mississippi

    December 11, 2014 10:37 AM

    GULFPORT, MS - Police in Mississippi are looking for a man who shoved a Salvation Army bell ringer and ran off with her kettle. The incident was caught on surveillance video Tuesday outside a Winn Dixie grocery. The video shows the man coming up on the side of bell-ringer Micelle... more »
  • BRPD: Man stole $25,000 in truck doors, seats

    December 8, 2014 10:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a surveillance photo of a thief who detectives said made of with some pricey truck parts recently in Baton Rouge. Detectives said the burglary happened at a Peterbilt truck yard located at 13123 S. Choctaw around 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 29. Investigators said... more »
  • Flashy theft suspect busted

    December 5, 2014 9:40 PM

    GONZALES- Sheriff's deputies identified and reported the arrest of a man from Texas for a bizarre theft at a golf course recently. Richard Meissner, 69, was arrested by U.S. Marshals after being tracked down in Houston. Meissner was wanted in Ascension Parish for theft charges. Authorities said Meissner... more »
  • Audit: Equipment thefts, other problems at GSU

    December 2, 2014 5:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A new state audit of Grambling State University shows equipment thefts totaling more than $130,000 and an unbalanced budget with more total expenses than revenues in each of the five years analyzed. According to the audit released Monday by the legislative auditor's office, the thefts included plumbing... more »
  • ATC office worker fired, arrested after thefts

    November 26, 2014 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police said an Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control employee was fired after an investigation into workplace thefts at the Baton Rouge office. Troopers said Lindy Tullier, an ATC office worker, was arrested and accused of stealing cash from her co-workers' purses. State Police... more »
  • Ascension deputies look 'fore' accused golf club thief

    November 26, 2014 3:20 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are looking to identify a man accused of stealing golf clubs from a golf shop in Gonzales earlier this month. Investigators said the man purchased several small items from the Pelican Point Golf Shop on Nov. 16 before he shoved multiple golf... more »
  • Deputies looking for Donaldsonville iPod bandit

    November 26, 2014 1:43 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are looking for information on a man accused of stealing several iPods from a Donaldsonville department store last month. Deputies said the man was captured on security cameras as he entered the Donaldsonville Wal-Mart shortly after it opened on a morning in... more »
  • Port Allen PD attempts to ID baby formula shoplifter

    November 25, 2014 1:02 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Police are looking to identify a woman accused of stealing around $1,125 worth of groceries from a Port Allen supermarket earlier this month. Chief Brown of the Port Allen Police Department said the theft happened on Nov. 5 at a grocery store located in the 500... more »
  • Gonzales Police seek accused lawn mower thief

    November 25, 2014 10:09 AM

    GONZALES - Police in Gonzales asked for the public's help on Tuesday as they search for a man accused of stealing a lawn mower and trailer earlier this month. Leon J. Williams is wanted by the Gonzales Police Department for felony theft after he allegedly stole the lawn care... more »
  • Man charged with stealing timber

    November 25, 2014 3:05 AM

    JENA - A 39-year-old man from Jena has been charged with felony theft of timber. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry says James Marcus Ainsworth was arrested Monday and booked into the LaSalle Parish jail on two counts of felony timber theft totaling just over $18,600. This wasn't the... more »
  • Authorities warn of $100 bill on windshield scam

    November 20, 2014 2:00 PM

    BALTIMORE, MD - Authorities in Maryland have warned the public about a potential holiday scam that involves the temptation of a $100 bill left on a car windshield. The simple scheme works like this: Drivers walk to their parked cars and, after they get in the vehicle, they notice... more »
  • Man wanted for stealing 30 air fresheners

    November 18, 2014 10:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are looking for a man accused of stealing 30 air fresheners from a Family Dollar store. Police in New Orleans say surveillance camera footage shows the man putting the items into a bag he was carrying, then walking out without paying shortly after 4 p.m.... more »
  • Maine teen charged with naked break-ins

    November 17, 2014 12:09 PM

    FALMOUTH, ME - Police say an 18-year-old Maine man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same time his own home was destroyed in a fire. Logan Valle faces charges including burglary, theft and attempted theft. Police allege Valle forced his way into... more »
  • BPRD: Woman left kids alone to move stolen fridge

    November 11, 2014 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Baton Rouge woman turned herself in Tuesday after she left her children home alone to move furniture. Authorities said they brought Candis Burton, 26, in for questioning while investigating accusations of child desertion and theft. Detectives said Burton admitted she left her... more »
  • Brothers arrested in fire suppression valve theft

    October 28, 2014 10:23 PM

    HAMMOND- Brothers are accused of running a valve theft ring that targeted fire suppression devices on the sides of buildings. Jason Flattman, 31, and John Flattman, 36, are charged with felony theft related to various brass valves going missing from buildings in Tangipahoa Parish. Since October 4, business have... more »
  • Firefighters vigilant following Fire Marshal warning

    October 22, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Firefighter said Wednesday, they are vigilant after a warning from the State Fire Marshal about thieves stealing house connections on the side of buildings. There has been a rash of thefts of the brass connections in Tangipahoa, Jefferson and Terrebonne parishes lately. So many so, the Hammond... more »
  • Three charged with stealing innocence of country living

    October 22, 2014 8:10 PM

    WATSON- Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested three people in a burglary ring where as many as 30 vehicles were hit by thieves this week. Racey Ford, Jacob Anderson and Michael Terrell face burglary and resisting an officer charges. Authorities said the group hit unlocked vehicles in the Richmond Place... more »
  • Burnside office manager accused of payroll fraud

    October 14, 2014 10:39 AM

    GONZALES - A Burnside furniture store office manager turned herself in to police on Tuesday morning based on accusations that she changed payroll records to her benefit to the tune of more than $25,000. Shannon Denyse Desira, 40, of St. Amant was tasked with handling payroll and accounts payable... more »
  • Darrow Assistant Fire Chief arrested for fuel card fraud

    October 13, 2014 11:59 AM

    DARROW - Gonzales police said Darrow Assistant Fire Chief Tarrell Milan was arrested Monday after investigators obtained evidence that he used parish fuel cards to make personal purchases in excess of $750. An internal audit was conducted after an excessive number of questionable fuel purchases were made by Milan,... more »
  • New Orleans traffic court accountant convicted

    October 10, 2014 3:58 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A former New Orleans traffic court accountant has been found guilty of 11 counts of stealing from the city. Forty-one-year-old Vandale Thomas was convicted Friday. WWL-TV reported that it took the jury just four hours to reach the verdict on all 11 counts. Charges included theft, money... more »
  • Thieves hit mobile phone store, swipe $46,000 in items

    October 7, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Tuesday, they are looking for two men who stole about $46,000 worth of items from a mobile phone retailer over the weekend. The theft was reported Monday. Investigators said they believe to men wearing baseball caps, jeans... more »
  • Man wanted for gun theft at hardware store

    September 27, 2014 2:49 PM

    PAINCOURTVILLE - A warrant is out for a man responsible for stealing guns at a hardware store Friday. Deputies say Kez Quintel Gipson, 20, stole guns at Sagona's True Value Hardware store on the 6100 block of LA hwy 1 in Paincourtville. Detectives ask anyone with information to... more »
  • Woman accused of stealing thousands of pills

    September 17, 2014 10:29 AM

    GONZALES - A pharmacy tech has been arrested after investigators found she had taken thousands of hydrocodone and alprazolam pills. 35-year-old Shantrell Landry worked at the CVS Pharmacy in Gonzales where the pills went missing. Hydrocodone is one of the most prescribed pain killers in the country, while... more »
  • Zachary PD looks for info on serial meat thief

    September 16, 2014 2:33 PM

    ZACHARY - Police are looking for information on a man accused of stealing several hundred dollars worth of meat from a food store in Zachary last month. Zachary police said they responded to LeBlanc's Food Store on Sept. 4 after an employee confronted a man as he attempted to... more »
  • LSU Police investigate campus vehicle burglary

    September 5, 2014 10:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Campus Police Department is looking to identify a man wanted for questioning in connection with an August vehicle burglary. LSUPD said the vehicle burglary was reported on Aug. 20 after a credit card was stolen from a vehicle parked on campus. The stolen card... more »
  • Man arrested for stealing from girl's memorial fund

    September 3, 2014 3:37 PM

    SLIDELL - Sheriff's deputies in St. Tammany Parish arrested a Mississippi man accused of stealing more than $4,000 from a scholarship fund set up to honor a student who died in a car crash in March. After four days of searching last March, the body of Northshore High School... more »
  • Deputies investigate attempted formula theft

    September 3, 2014 12:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are looking to identify a man accused of attempting to steal baby formula from a Baton Rouge department store last month. Police said the suspect was seen on security cameras at the Wal-Mart located at 3132 College Drive on Aug. 16 as he loaded a... more »
  • Police investigate Choctaw Dr. dollar store theft

    September 2, 2014 3:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an aggravated assault and theft that happened at a Choctaw Drive dollar store on Monday night. According to Baton Rouge police, a man entered the business at 3939 Choctaw Drive shortly after 9:40 p.m. and began to take merchandise from the shelves. ... more »
  • Bookkeeper accused of stealing $500,000 arrested

    September 1, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Denham Springs woman accused of using her bookkeeping business to steal over $500,000 from one of her clients was arrested in New Orleans on Friday. Jefferson Parish police say the owner of Accurate Business Services LLC, 40-year-old Kristin Koenig, wrote checks to herself rather than... more »
  • Suspect wanted for multiple vehicle break-ins check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 20, 2014 8:14 PM

    ASCENSION - Police are looking for a male suspect responsible for multiple car break-ins Tuesday. Detectives in Ascension Parish say surveillance cameras show the suspect entering an unlocked car in Quail Creek subdivision in Prairieville. Mike Hebert, who lives in Quail Creek says the suspect opened his truck... more »
  • Man accused of multiple car break-ins

    August 19, 2014 4:44 PM

    ASCENSION - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he broke into numerous cars in the Geismar area this past July. Deputies accused Tyree Davison,18, of breaking into multiple unlocked cars in two subdivisions and stealing personal items from them. He also faces charges connected to multiple... more »
  • Former police chief pleads not guilty to new charges check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 5, 2014 3:21 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Former Brusly Police Chief Jamie Whaley entered not guilty pleas in court Tuesday for theft, malfeasance and two forgery charges. Whaley was convicted of using the town's gas card to fuel up his personal truck and boat back in April. Whaley confessed to WBRZ's Chief Investigator... more »
  • Ethel woman accused of stealing $40,000 from church

    July 29, 2014 3:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives arrested a woman accused of using a corporate credit card to steal over $40,000 from the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge over the past three years. 57-year-old Alice Faucheux of Ethel, who was employed as a Secretary by the diocese, was taken into police custody... more »
  • News 2 report sparks increased security at school

    July 24, 2014 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Recovery School District (RSD) took action to secure Istrouma High School less than 24 hours after a News 2 report on thefts at the school. News 2 cameras caught suspected thieves hauling off equipment from the school last Tuesday. RSD Superintendent Patrick Dobard is calling... more »
  • 36 cars broken into, 1 stolen in Denham Springs

    July 23, 2014 11:04 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries and the theft of an SUV that happened in the early morning hours of Monday in two Denham Springs subdivisions. All of the cars were left unlocked and parked at homes in the Forest Ridge and... more »
  • 2 arrested for pawning stolen items

    July 18, 2014 6:50 PM

    WALKER - Two people are arrested on theft charges. The arrests are the result of an investigation involving multiple complaints of theft in a neighborhood in Walker in mid June. Police say John King, 22, and his girlfriend, Lauren Howze, 21, are responsible for stealing a number of power... more »
  • Gonzales PD looking for hospital purse thief

    July 14, 2014 11:53 AM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help Monday identifying a woman who was caught on camera stealing a purse from a Gonzales hospital. Gonzales Police said the victim contacted them after her wallet was stolen from an office in St. Elizabeth Hospital's Medical Plaza on June 16. Surveillance... more »
  • LSU Police looking to ID stolen credit card user

    June 30, 2014 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police are looking for help identifying a man wanted in connection with a June 18 theft that happened on campus. LSUPD said a credit card stolen with some other items was used at several off-campus locations in the Baton Rouge area. Surveillance cameras caught... more »
  • ER patient wanted the hospital

    June 26, 2014 7:18 PM

    FAIRBANKS, ALASKA- A man treated in the emergency room is suspected of trying to take $300 in medical supplies, including bed sheets from Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. He also had 47 latex gloves and a bloody syringe. Robert Luke is charged with theft and criminal mischief after he was confronted by... more »
  • BRPD looking for leads in gas station theft

    June 18, 2014 12:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking to identify a suspect who stole a wallet from a 79-year-old victim at a South Sherwood Forest gas station this month. Officers said the robbery happened on June 8 at the Race Trac gas station located at 3425 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard. ... more »

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