December 18, 2014 10:48 PM
BATON ROUGE- An arrest warrant has been issued for a 28-year-old accused of acting as a ticket broker and selling Saints football tickets but never providing the tickets.
Matthew Alexander Dunn faces felony theft and issuing worthless checks charges, according to documents obtained by WBRZ News 2. The warrants... more »
December 18, 2014 10:05 AM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Brightside Drive convenience store early Monday morning.
Police said a man entered the Circle K located at 1910 Brightside at around 12:55 a.m., pulled a handgun on an employee behind the counter and demanded money from... more »
December 11, 2014 4:29 PM
GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help on Thursday in locating a Gonzales woman accused of cashing a stolen check at a local grocery store late in November.
Investigators said they began to investigation a forgery complaint after a woman, later identified as 29-year-old... more »
December 7, 2014 2:50 PM
BEAUMONT, Texas - A man wanted for robbery by Walker police since October was finally caught in Beaumont Texas.
Dennis Shampine was the subject of a manhunt that in the woods between Livingston and East Baton Rouge parishes.
He faces charges of robbery, battery, and failure to register... more »
December 1, 2014 10:26 AM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Constitution Avenue hotel on Sunday night in Baton Rouge.
Witnesses told investigators that a man entered the front doors of the business at around 8:30 p.m. and placed a bank bag on the front counter. He... more »
November 28, 2014 4:43 PM
GEISMAR - State Police are looking for the driver of a car that hit a construction worker in Ascension Parish last week.
Troopers released information about the suspected vehicle involved. Authorities said Friday, they are looking for what is possibly a white or silver, newer model Mustang. The Mustang... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
October 17, 2014 10:10 PM
BATON ROUGE- A wanted man will enter his second weekend on the run Saturday and has managed to spend the last week without being noticed.
Dennis Shampine has been running from authorities since the second week of October. He has not been seen since Friday, October 10 when a... more »
September 30, 2014 6:11 PM
LIVINGSTON PARISH - Sheriff's deputies are looking for information on a man and a woman accused of using a cloned credit card information to purchase more than $1,000 in prepaid credit cards at two different locations in Livingston Parish.
The suspects entered Dollar General locations at Hwy 190 in... more »
September 22, 2014 4:39 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the man who held up the Dollar General on Staring Lane Sunday night.
Just before the store was about to close, a man wearing a black ski mask walked into the store with a gun. Police said he pointed the weapon at an... more »
September 17, 2014 2:23 PM
PRARIEVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are trying to identify a man wanted for burglarizing a vehicle last weekend in Prarieville.
Surveillance cameras caputured the suspect burglarizing the vehicle on Salerno Drive, as well as a second vehicle.
Anyone with any information on this burglary, is... more »
September 17, 2014 2:10 PM
PRARIEVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for Sean Patterson, of Prarieville.
Patterson is a "person of interest" in numerous threats and burglaries.
Patterson also has an active bench warrant for cruelty to animals.
Anyone with any information on Patterson's whereabouts, is urged to... more »
September 16, 2014 3:09 PM
BATON ROUGE- A convenience store owner says he was frightened for his life after a man threatened to shoot him, tied him up and took off with several thousand dollars.
Around 7:45 p.m. Monday, video surveillance shows a man walking into the Country Corner store on Perkins Road in... more »
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 »
September 11, 2014 9:24 PM
JACKSON - Authorities said they caught the man seen in surveillance video helping himself to weaponry at a gun shop in East Feliciana Parish early Wednesday morning.
Cameras at Thompson Creek Sporting Goods on La 10 recorded the heist and investigators said Braelin Whitfield is caught on video. The... more »
September 10, 2014 10:04 PM
JACKSON- A man was caught on camera helping himself to weapons inside a sporting goods store in East Feliciana Parish early Wednesday morning.
Cameras at Thompson Creek Sporting Goods on La 10 recorded the heist. A man is seen walking into the store with a bag and filling it... more »
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 »
August 27, 2014 5:27 PM
PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help Wednesday in finding a man accused of breaking into several cars in a Prairieville subdivision earlier this month.
Deputies said Steven Vasquez, 33, was identified in surveillance video as he burglarized a vehicle on Tuesday, Aug. 19... more »
August 21, 2014 10:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives are investigating a man accused of felony theft after he quit his job and ran up more than $16,000 in unauthorized charges on corporate credit cards.
Investigators said Larry Dale Butler, 49 of New Orleans was hired by Mary Bird Cancer Center on June 2... more »
August 6, 2014 5:58 PM
BAKER- A councilman here has a warrant out for his arrest, accused of stealing a pastry from a meat market and then threatening a store worker who confronted him about the alleged theft.
The warrant for John Givens was issued Wednesday, a day after police were called to Ragusa's... more »
July 14, 2014 3:12 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police have named a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting in Baton Rouge over the weekend, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries.
It happened Sunday night just before nine in the 5600 block of Prescott Road.
Police say Jonathan Foster and the victim got into... more »
July 13, 2014 11:03 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for the accused gunman in a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.
Cops believe an argument started between a group of people, including Tajh Harris, 21, and Javontia Davis, 24. Officials say the argument lead to Harris shooting and killing Davis.... more »
July 10, 2014 10:46 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are searching for a 23-year-old, accused of kidnapping a woman and her two children this week.
DeAndre Gautier is wanted for kidnapping, battery, assault and weapons charges. Detectives believe he smashed into the victim's apartment on East Brookstown and waited until she came home from work.... more »
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 »
June 26, 2014 3:50 PM
HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish are on the lookout for an Arkansas man wanted on two counts of forcible rape.
Information received from law enforcement in Luxora, Arkansas indicated that 64-year-old Willie Davis may be avoiding arrest by hiding out in Tangipahoa Parish.
Davis is about... more »
June 20, 2014 11:36 AM
NEW IBERIA - Sheriff's deputies issued a warrant for the arrest of a third person wanted in connection with a break-in that happened on June 13 in New Iberia on Friday.
Deputies said 25-year-old Ameze Jack was among three people, one of whom had a rifle, who broke into... more »
June 19, 2014 11:27 AM
GONZALES - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office released information on three more individuals wanted on felony bench warrants for failure to appear in court as a part of the ongoing Operation No Show.
Operation No Show has been underway in the parish for just over two years... more »
June 3, 2014 11:13 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a man, accused of collecting money from homeowners for roof repairs but never completing the work.
According to a warrant, Kermit Joseph Leger, Jr., is wanted for theft of the assets of an aged person or disabled person and felony theft.
Investigators... more »
May 7, 2014 8:49 PM
STONEWALL - State Police said they arrested a man wanted for three counts of molestation of juveniles at 3:30 p.m. in Dixie Inn, LA.
Jeffery Scott Humphries, 34, is accused of molesting underage people in Bossier Parish. Specifics about the crime were not released.
Humphries was considered especially... more »
May 5, 2014 3:22 PM
GONZALES- Authorities in Gonzales are on the lookout for an employee at the Polo Store in the Tanger Mall in Gonzales wanted for theft.
Police say Lyndon Pack stole over $41,000 in merchandise from the store.
They say Pack made fraudulent transactions dating back to November of last... more »
May 4, 2014 6:00 PM
PLAQUIMINE - Police in Baton Rouge announced the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Plaquemine this weekend.
Investigators said Willie Thomas, 43, who police believe shot and killed 34-year-old Hashim Henderson during a robbery at his home, was arrested by Baton Rouge Police... more »
April 29, 2014 2:40 PM
DARROW- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for three additional suspects wanted in connection with a murder last week in Darrow.
Arrest warrants are out for Bruce James, Anthony "Tony" Clark, and Delano "Deeky" Alexander for their involvement in the shooting death of 23... more »
April 28, 2014 9:43 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating an early evening bank robbery.
The Regions Bank on Sherwood Forest at Justice Avenue was targeted by a man with a gun around 5:30 Monday. Detectives said the man demanded money, got it, and fled.
The man, described by tellers as being tall,... more »
April 10, 2014 9:47 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police need your help to find a man wanted for attempted murder.
46-year-old Vyron Cater is accused of stabbing another man in his chest during an altercation outside of a club. According to BRPD, the knife narrowly missed his heart.
Anyone with information on Carter's... more »
April 1, 2014 2:19 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man wanted for robbing another individual at an ATM in Baton Rouge, is on the loose.
It happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday at the Chase Bank ATM in the 3900 block of Plank Road.
Detectives say the victim had just received cash from the ATM,... more »
February 19, 2014 9:38 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police issued an arrest warrant for a 23-year-old Wednesday night, accused in a murder that happened on January 1st.
Police are looking for James Dean. Investigators said he killed Michael Taylor, 53, with a tire tool.
Detectives believe the two got into a fight on Convention... more »
February 13, 2014 7:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - A woman in trouble with the law for the truancy of her kids defied authorities again Thursday.
Kenyetta Criss is wanted for allowing her kids to miss a combined 137 days of school.
She was suppose to meet with East Baton Rouge truancy administrators but... more »
February 8, 2014 11:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are searching for an 18-year-old accused of shooting another teenager on South 15th Street.
Investigators said Corey Scott is wanted for killing 18-year-old Marvin Thomas on Friday, Feb. 7. A witness told News 2's Troy Gaulden that Thomas was on the way to... more »
January 17, 2014 2:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Friday night there was an obvious presence by Baton Rouge Police officers after a fourth home invasion and sexual assault was reported.
The latest attack happened earlier in the day, between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. It was the third incident in the city this week.... more »
January 16, 2014 3:11 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for help in identifying a woman wanted for questioning in connection with an ongoing theft case.
In October, a theft complaint was made at a home on Burgess Avenue in Denham Springs, involving a large amount of missing... more »
January 14, 2014 2:26 PM
BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are on the lookout for a number of individuals wanted for theft.
Detectives say the individuals were seen in the Cortana Walmart making purchases with stolen checks.
They say the checks were taken from a vehicular burglary.
If... more »
December 24, 2013 10:39 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the person who held up a gas station near downtown on Christmas Eve.
The man had his hand inside a green book bag, acting like he was armed, when he demanded money from the clerk at the Chevron on St. Ferdinand Street around... more »
December 3, 2013 2:51 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating an attempted robbery of a fast food restaurant in Baton Rouge.
Police say two men walked into the McDonald's in the 5200 block of Florida Boulevard just after midnight with guns, and demanded personal items.
The suspects then took off on foot before... more »
November 13, 2013 10:27 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a mother who said she snorted cocaine while she was pregnant and her unborn child died.
Police said Princess Beachem delivered a stillborn seven months into her pregnancy after being rushed to an area hospital with abdominal pain. Doctors could... more »
November 12, 2013 3:04 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police in Baton Rouge are asking for your help in identifying suspects wanted for credit card theft.
Detectives say the individuals were seen on surveillance video, inside an area Walmart on November 3 around 6:24 a.m. making purchases with a stolen credit card.
They say the... more »
October 30, 2013 10:52 PM
NEW ORLEANS- What police describe as a transgender entertainer is wanted for negligent injury and practicing medicine without a license.
Armani Nicole Davenport is from Baton Rouge, but travels the southeast attending pageants police said in a news release Wednesday.
Investigators said Davenport administers silicone injections illegally across... more »
October 10, 2013 3:24 PM
Denham Springs- Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for your help in finding a wanted man.
Venton Bargas, 37 from Denham Springs, is wanted for Felony Theft and Aggravated Assault.
Bargas was last seen driving a red Chevy Silverado Extended Cab Pick-up truck.
He... more »
September 5, 2013 2:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are asking for your help in identifying a man accused of robbing a local convenience store.
It happened at the Circle K on Government Street on August 22 around 9:20 a.m.
Detectives say the suspect walked into the... more »
September 2, 2013 11:11 PM
BAKER- Police here have asked surrounding police agencies to assist in the search for a potential attempted abduction suspect.
Police Chief Mike Knaps said his department received word that a 15-year-old girl was almost snatched walking home from the library Monday afternoon.
"She thought it was open, and... more »
August 22, 2013 2:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police release a photo today of a man they said exposed himself recently at a Baton Rouge bookstore.
Detectives said the man did it the afternoon of July 28 while at the Barnes and Noble on Citiplace.
They said he was a black male wearing... more »
August 7, 2013 2:38 PM
GONZALES - Police in Gonzales are on the lookout for a man wanted for an apparent attempted bank robbery.
They say around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the subject walked into the Capitol One on South Burnside Avenue and wrote something on a deposit slip.
Investigators say after standing in... more »
August 1, 2013 10:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a man wanted in connection with a deadly deadly shooting Wednesday surrendered to investigators today.
Cpl. Don Coppola said Devante Courtney surrendered to a warrant for murder in the death of Gregory Short.
Investigators said Short was shot in the neck during a... more »
July 16, 2013 10:02 PM
CLINTON- Police said a man, wanted for rape, turned himself in Tuesday night.
Clovis Matthews, Jr. surrendered more than 24-hours since a wanted poster was released with his name and picture.
He is wanted in connection with the attack of a 13-year-old girl.
Matthews is the son... more »
July 15, 2013 3:02 PM
CLINTON - Sheriff's deputies released the name of a man accused of aggravated rape in East Feliciana Parish who they say is on the loose.
The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office asked for any information from the public on the whereabouts of 33-year-old Clovis Matthews Jr. of Ethel.
... more »
June 18, 2013 8:42 PM
BATON ROUGE- Deputies are looking for a woman who, it appears, couldn't hold her temper, and made some outlandish remarks at a stop light.
A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said Crystal Renee Price, 25, got out of her car on Greenwell Street at Silverleaf,... more »
June 18, 2013 11:47 AM
GONZALES - Deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help finding a man wanted for raping a young girl.
Chief Deputy Tony Bacala released a photo of Justo Venegas, 31, who's wanted for forcible rape of a juvenile.
Bacala said on June 9 deputies were called out... more »
June 17, 2013 10:25 PM
PONCHATOULA- Deputies are searching for a man who walked away from his work release job Monday.
Tederick Bessie left the Elmer's Chocolate factory about 6 a.m. deputies said.
Bessie was in prison for simple robbery and is classified as a non-violent offender. He was scheduled for release in... more »
June 5, 2013 2:31 PM
ZACHARY - A woman accused in a stolen credit card case is now being sought by police in Zachary.
Police say around May 12 a purse containing several credit cards was stolen from Lane Regional Medical Center. The cards were later used to buy a number of gift cards... more »
May 20, 2013 2:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - A man accused of killing another man in a fight is wanted by Baton Rouge Police.
Police say 27 year-old Andres Gonzalez punched Raphael Domino Jr. while the two fought at Club End Zone on Plank Road on May 5th.
Domino then fell to the... more »
April 22, 2013 4:14 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police at LSU are trying to identify a man for questioning related to an incident at the college's UREC.
Police said the questioning is related to a sexual battery investigation.
Sexual battery is described as inappropriate, unwarranted touching.
If you recognize the man pictured, you... more »
April 5, 2013 2:35 PM
COTTONPORT - Authorities in Avoyelles Parish are on the lookout for a man wanted in a string of burglaries in Cottonport.
Police issued an arrest warrant for 20 year-old Devon Demouy.
Investigators said he's known to be in Baton Rouge with Lashonda Williams. Their last known address is... more »
March 27, 2013 3:15 PM
SLIDELL - Police and U. S. Marshals in Slidell arrested four wanted felons during a warrant roundup in the city today, but are still looking for two other suspects.
Authorities arrested the following people:
Beaux Guidry, 20 - wanted by NOPD for kidnapping and robbery Arthur Newcomb, 17... more »
March 20, 2013 2:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one of two men today wanted in connection with a deadly beating.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said the police Special Response Team arrested Shedrick L. Lobrano, 51, after locating him at his residence.
Police had warrants for Lobrano and his son, 24-year-old Shedrick Demond... more »
February 25, 2013 10:53 PM
ST. GABRIEL- Police released another frame of surveillance video Monday, showing a man who tried to hold-up a grocery store Friday.
The two employees working at the time fought back, even when the man pulled out a gun.
Police believe the man had a getaway driver. They found... more »
February 18, 2013 4:58 PM
JACKSON- A work-release inmate walked away from his job Monday, the second time in a week that the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office has had the task of locating a trusty.
Most recently, Frankie New, 40, left a body shop where he was assigned to work on Highway 10.... more »
February 5, 2013 2:53 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - A man accused of forcing his way into his girlfriend's home in Ascension Parish, then attacking her, is on the run this afternoon.
Deputies say Romel Julien, of Donaldsonville, got into a fight with his girlfriend when she was able to get away and dial 911.
... more »
January 4, 2013 1:27 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a man, accused of rape and incest.
Investigators said Eric Jason Atwell is wanted for the crimes that happened in city limits between February 2010 and November 2010.
Police did not release specifics about what happened.
"Atwell is wanted for aggravated... more »
January 3, 2013 9:47 PM
BATON ROUGE- Deputies are looking for two men who robbed people with a gun at a popular shopping center late Wednesday night.
According to investigators, the pair approached people getting into their vehicles in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart on College Drive. One of the men had a... more »
November 11, 2012 7:44 PM
ASCENSION PARISH- Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies are searching for a wanted fugitive they believe is responsible for breaking into a house in St. Amant. Shane Medine took off after the robbery and hasn't been seen since. Guns and jewelry were stolen.
Deputies said nearly $30,000 worth of items was... more »
November 8, 2012 2:34 PM
Gonzales- Police in Gonzales are asking for your help in finding Damon Williams.
Williams is wanted for principal to attempted second degree murder and discharge of a weapon within the city limits. This stems from an investgation into a shooting on Halloween night in the parking lot of Mike's... more »
October 16, 2012 10:21 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man is in critical condition after being shot Tuesday evening.
Police said the victim was shot numerous times and the shooter got away.
It happened just after 5:00 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 600 block of Sharp.
Investigators said they do not... more »
September 7, 2012 3:23 PM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police issued an arrest warrant fo 32-year-old Jermaine Williams today.
Williams is accused of shooting and killing David Atkins, as Atkins walked on the sidewalk in the 2700 block of Appleton Street on September 5.
Williams is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone... more »
August 2, 2012 2:33 PM
AMITE, La. - A Hammond man sought in a double shooting in Tangipahoa Parish has been arrested in Huntsville, Ala., the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says. Deputies tell The Advocate that Brandon Francois, 18, was taken into custody Wednesday night on second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder charges in the... more »
July 30, 2012 7:04 PM
PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies asked the public for help finding a shooting suspect out of Prairieville wanted for six counts of attempted murder.
Major Kevin Hanna with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies are looking for Matthew Paul "Smokey" Simon, 32, in connection with a shooting this past... more »
July 17, 2012 9:43 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a guy who told a store clerk to give him the money in a register or he'd "blow her brains out."
Investigators said it happened the morning of July 13th at the Valero Gas Station on Perkins Road, near Essen. The clerk ran... more »
June 25, 2012 2:25 PM
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for Donovan Jackson, 37, of 822 Terrace Street after they discovered 31.8 grams of crack cocaine inside his home on June 19th.
Jackson was not home at the time the search warrant was executed.
Anyone with information concerning this incident or... more »
June 22, 2012 6:24 AM
BATON ROUGE - A man remains in critical condition this morning after being shot multiple times along Greenwell Springs Rd.
It happened Thursday evening in the parking lot of the old Sears warehouse.
Baton Rouge Police described the 25-year-old's injuries as life threatening, but say he is expected... more »