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  • Crooks steal A/C unit from church check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 16, 2015 7:33 PM

    VENTRESS - Thieves have been making their way through parts of Pointe Coupee parish, stealing air conditioning units. According to the Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office, there have been two reported incidents this year involving stolen units from churches in the Area. The most recent one was reported Friday... more »
  • Police investigate two gun store heists check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 6, 2015 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Thieves have successfully burglarized two gun stores in the last month, making off with an undisclosed number of firearms. Most recently, Meaux's Guns on Mammoth Avenue was hit overnight. Police said the crooks swiped multiple guns. The store location was formerly Red Jacket Firearms. Police did... more »
  • Residents concerned over vehicle break-ins check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 17, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Ten burglaries have been reported to have happened at the Palisades at Jaguar City apartment complex on Scenic Highway, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department. "They knew exactly where the clippers were, and they probably knew the person," said Brenda Shelton, who didn't want to... more »
  • IRS says thieves stole info from 100,000 taxpayers

    May 26, 2015 4:13 PM

    WASHINGTON- The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers. The information included tax returns and other tax information on file with the IRS. The IRS said the thieves accessed a system called "Get Transcript." In... more »
  • Neighborhood relying on security cameras to catch thieves check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 5, 2015 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A neighborhood is relying on security cameras to help assist police in the search for thieves who got away with their belongings over the weekend. The thieves got away with cash, gift cards and more when they burglarized more than a dozen cars. All of the... more »
  • Burglar strikes while man is in the shower check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 7, 2014 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Webb Park area of Baton Rouge has had a handful of burglaries in the past week. Neighbors say items have been disappearing from their homes in the morning, after people head to work. "We know that we're being watched," said Malcolm Young. "That's the thing... more »
  • EBRSO looking for credit card thieves

    January 15, 2014 2:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are looking for a man and woman wanted for using a stolen credit card. Detectives say, on January 9, the card was taken from a car in the 16000 block of Gingerwood Avenue. That's in the Five Oaks... 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 »
  • Surveillance camera gets good shot of burglar check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 18, 2013 9:02 PM

    CENTRAL - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for at least one suspect seen burglarizing a number of cars in Comite Hills. At least 15 vehicles were hit in the Central neighborhood early Sunday morning. Victims say their cars were unlocked and the suspects were able to steal... more »
  • Thieves strike in broad daylight check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 23, 2013 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman stumbled upon a group of thugs burglarizing her house Wednesday afternoon. The victim, Phi Troung, said she does not feel safe anymore. She asked, "It just feels like, 'where are we safe in our city?'" Troung said she pulled into her garage on Estates... more »
  • Suspects found passed out, high on fake pot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 7, 2013 9:29 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - With the help of a stolen device, deputies located two burglary suspects in a matter of hours. "This particular case was easily put together," Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi said. Monday morning, deputies responded to a burglary at the Shintech facility on River Road. Thieves... more »
  • EBRSO Looking for construction site thieves

    September 20, 2013 2:17 PM

    Baton Rouge- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are looking for those responsible for stealing a 2011 Kubota Skid Steer in the Carriagewood Estates subdivision on September 8. Detectives say the suspects used a white Ford F-350 truck, pulling a tandem axel trailer to take the Skid... more »
  • Thieves test faith when they steal safe from area church

    July 22, 2013 11:29 PM

    ROBERT- Thousands of dollars in donations were stolen from a church Monday morning. The thieves hit Crossgate Church and took the entire safe, which weighs close to 100 pounds Louis Husser, the pastor, said. "They knew exactly where it was," he said. Inside the safe was money... more »
  • Savvy thieves pull a fast two

    July 11, 2013 10:48 PM

    GONZALES- Police here are looking for crooks who were able to pull off two TV heists at Wal-Mart. Investigators are trying to identify the men seen on security stealing two 50-inch television sets and a surround system. Officers said the men use a store exit where there is... more »
  • Thieves steal Marine's priceless memorabilia check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 13, 2013 10:40 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Thugs broke into a house in Ponchatoula and walked away with priceless military mementos that belonged to retired Marine Lt. Col. Jim Hulsey. He and his wife were not home when the thieves struck. The suspects busted the front door and allowed themselves in, taking jewelry a... more »
  • Central plans "show of force" to combat holiday tomfoolery

    November 27, 2012 9:41 PM

    CENTRAL- People can expect to see an extra show-of-force this holiday season. Tuesday night, Police Chief Doug Browning update city leaders on his annual plan to hire off duty officers from area departments to police the streets during the busy holiday shopping season. A mix of paid on-duty... more »
  • Thieves hit garages in Livingston Parish Play Video

    July 3, 2012 10:34 PM

    WALKER - The hunt is on for Livingston Parish crooks with an odd knack for loot. They hit garages in Walker, taking everything from beer to batteries, swiping them from heavy-duty equipment. People living on Robin Drive in Walker say it's happening in the middle of the day... more »
  • Coffee by the Ton

    April 10, 2012 7:40 PM

    Talk about a bottomless cup. Thieves in Austria made off with two tons of coffee stored in a warehouse east of Vienna. Police say they broke in, loaded a stolen van with the goods and drove off. They also took two coffee machines with them. Authorities estimate the value of... more »
  • LSU on lookout for tech thieves check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 28, 2012 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police are warning students to watch out for tech thieves during peak study times. Thieves have stolen nearly a dozen cell phones and ten laptops since the beginning of the year, but Police say it's easier to fall victim during midterms and finals. "I... more »
  • Women use toddlers to steal clothing check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 15, 2012 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three women used a toddler as a decoy to steal thousands of dollars of clothing from local boutiques, according to store owners. Surveillance video obtained by News 2 from Apricot Lane Boutique on Jefferson Highway near Towne Center shows the three women walk in, then let... more »
  • Thieves hit Live Oak HS construction site

    February 3, 2012 6:43 AM

    WATSON - Officials say the fall opening of the new Live Oak High School in Watson could be delayed after thieves stole more than $100,000 worth of copper and tools from the construction site. Bruce Bacon, the job superintendent for Woodrow Wilson Construction Co. says the thieves knew exactly what... more »
  • BRPD: Fake cable workers burglarizing homes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 13, 2012 1:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge detectives need your help tracking down two thieves who reportedly impersonate fiber optic cable workers or Entergy workers, then steal from the homes they visit. One suspect is described as a 25 to 35-year-old white male weighing 160 to 170 lbs. wearing a worn... more »
  • Stolen road signs in West Feliciana endanger public's safety

    January 3, 2012 5:19 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel says there has been about 60 road signs stolen in the parish in the past two to three days. The sheriff is worried about the stolen signs because they rely on them for emergency response. He says each... more »
  • 2 arrested for food bank copper thefts

    December 2, 2011 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE-- Cops in Baton Rouge are on the hunt for a third accused copper thief. Police arrested two men in the trio they say did $200,000 in damage to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank's new warehouse when they busted in and stole copper. Investigators got a call... more »
  • Thieves Steal Church Bell

    July 22, 2011 7:40 PM

    Something dear to the small congregation of Double Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma is missing. Thieves who targeted five other churches for valuable copper in the air-conditioners also took a 300-pound iron bell from Double Springs. The thefts at the churches so far amount to about $30,000... more »
  • Thieves stealing metal grates from Hammond streets

    July 3, 2011 10:00 AM

    HAMMOND, La.- Thieves are stealing metal drainage gates from Hammond streets and sidewalks and officials believe they are being sold to recyclers. The Daily Star reported public works director Buddy Ridgel said the problem seems to be accelerating. About two dozen have been taken recently, leaving 24-inch-by-24-inch holes... more »
  • Livingston man fights alleged wheel barrow thieves

    May 18, 2011 9:46 PM

    WATSON- Deputies in Livingston Parish say they were able to stop a string of burglaries when the thieves targeted the wrong guy. Dakota Ebare's truck alarm was what set off his suspicions Saturday night, but his mother's yelling from outside their Watson home confirmed them. He said, "One... more »
  • Superman Scrap Metal Thieves

    April 27, 2011 7:43 PM

    The Man of Steel fell victim to scrap metal thieves in Cleveland when a historical marker was stolen from near the house where the comic book character was created. Two high school friends dreamed him up in 1933 and thieves used a hacksaw to remove a plaque commemorating the event... more »
  • Thieves Caught on Wal-Mart Camera

    April 11, 2011 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Do you recognize these women? The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office tells News-2 they stole a credit card from a woman's purse... then used it at the Wal-Mart on North Mall Drive, last month. One of the women appear to be wearing a Popeye's uniform. ... more »
  • EBRSO arrest copper thieves

    February 23, 2011 3:25 PM

    Two men accused of stealing copper in East Baton Rouge Parish are now behind bars. Deputies say Clifton Smith and his brother, Russell Smith, stole copper from two businesses in the 14000 block of Wax Road. The first burglary occurred at Minchin. Deputies say the men forced open... more »
  • Thieves steal purse, drag owner through parking lot

    February 9, 2011 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities are looking for two men that stole an elderly woman’s purse after dragging her quite a ways with their car in a Baton Rouge parking lot. Lawrence McLeary with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office said on Jan. 19 the victim was walking in the... more »

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