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  • Charges to be filed in obstacle course collapse Play Video

    August 17, 2017 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE – State fire marshal investigators will file criminal charges against organizers and designers of an outdoor obstacle event after a part of the course collapsed and injured more than a dozen people last year . WBRZ learned of charges Thursday. Investigators filed warrants for the arrest of... more »
  • Search warrant startles suspect, fires at SWAT

    June 30, 2017 8:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge Sheriffs were executing a no knock search warrant on a home when the suspect started shooting at them. According to police documents, EBRSO SWAT members were looking for Roderick Harris. After entering the house, shots were fired at the members from another room.... more »
  • EBRSO: Fraud contractor paid thousands, never finished flood repairs

    June 29, 2017 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies say an unlicensed contractor is accused of making shoddy repairs to a flood victim's home and taking thousands of dollars. EBRSO deputies say Michael Hartford Jr. was paid $11,800 by a flood victim to make repairs to damages caused by the... more »
  • Police: Man fatally shot during encounter with deputies

    June 13, 2017 7:05 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - Authorities say deputies in Louisiana shot and killed a man while trying to serve an arrest warrant. Louisiana State Police Trooper Brooks David says St. Martin Parish sheriff's deputies were serving the warrant late Monday at a home in Cade when they encountered a man... more »
  • SU student accused of campus rape turns himself in

    May 12, 2017 2:53 PM

    UPDATE: Clayton Bossier turned himself in to Southern University Police Tuesday night. He was charged with third-degree rape and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Bossier’s attorney said he intends to fight the charges. The university said it cannot comment on an ongoing investigation. --- ... more »
  • More victims, more charges pending for contracting company Play Video

    April 28, 2017 6:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Another contractor with ties to TWG Contractors has a warrant out for their arrest. Dean Stiller, who is listed as an officer of the company is facing a residential contractor fraud charge. The warrant filed in East Baton Rouge Parish, says Stiller intentionally failed to possess... more »
  • Court: Police with warrant can view private Twitter messages

    February 3, 2017 9:58 AM

    TRENTON, N.J. - A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that law enforcement agencies can view private messages and tweets from private accounts on Twitter if they get a warrant. The court on Thursday ruled in favor of Essex County prosecutors who attempted to access video posts from two Twitter... more »
  • EBRSO searching for suspect in attempted second degree murder

    January 11, 2017 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect wanted for attempted second degree murder. An arrest warrant was drafted for Irvon McKay, 24, Monday. McKay is also facing charges of illegal use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted... more »
  • Donaldsonville woman wanted for failing to register as sex offender

    March 3, 2016 2:58 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish have issued an arrest warrant for a woman who has failed to register as a sex offender in the parish. 35-year-old LaKeisha Marshall, of 1305 McKinley Street in Donaldsonville, is a Tier II Sex Offender, according to Lt. Col. Bobby Webre of... more »
  • Warrant amnesty begins in western Livingston Parish Play Video

    February 4, 2016 5:30 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Marshal's Office is offering amnesty to those who have outstanding warrants. It's a way to clear your name at a discount of $35 instead of going to jail. Marshal Jerry Denton serves nearly 35,000 people in southwest Livingston Parish. "It's a great opportunity for... more »
  • Man accused of beating woman with tire rim

    January 4, 2016 2:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a Baton Rouge man with aggravated battery after officers said he hit a woman in the face with a tire rim over the weekend. Officers arrested 36-year-old Sherman Lee Bessie Monday morning, and said he also had an outstanding warrant for attempted murder in... more »
  • Police identify 3 suspects in Baton Rouge murder

    November 6, 2015 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are asking for the public's help to find three men accused in the shooting death of another man last month near a BREC park. Arrest warrants have been issued for Alexander Brock, 23, Marcus Gillard, 28, and 19-year-old Dyshun Winns. The... more »
  • Baton Rouge courts have thousands of no-shows Play Video

    September 30, 2015 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thousands of people are not showing up in Baton Rouge City Court to face the music. There are 106,000 outstanding misdemeanor warrants with a potential $4 million in unpaid fees according to the City Court Clerk's office. City Constable Reginald Brown said he requested over $500,000 in... more »
  • Man wanted for scamming elderly

    May 8, 2015 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they're looking for a man who scammed people out of their money after claiming to be in Baton Rouge performing odd jobs. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD has an arrest warrant for 32-year-old Dustin Kenneth Gant on charges of theft and stealing from the... more »
  • Warrant roundups on the way in Baker Play Video

    March 9, 2015 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Your time is up if you have any outstanding bench warrants in Baker. Police say 388 people came forward during their amnesty period in February, which let those with outstanding bench warrants to avoid jail time, additional bench warrant fees, and set up payment plans. Officials... more »
  • Man shot while deputies execute search warrant

    February 26, 2015 10:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police said a man was wounded during a shootout with Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies who were serving a narcotics search warrant at a New Orleans home. Police say the man suffered a leg wound early Thursday morning. In a statement, New Orleans police say gunfire was exchanged... more »
  • Suspect injured in shootout with deputies

    February 26, 2015 4:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - NOPD is investigating a shooting involving a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy. The incident happened just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say deputies were serving a search warrant on Pauger Street. According to our sister station WWL-TV , a spokesperson said the 52-year-old male suspect opened fire... more »
  • Kentucky town has had enough of the 'Frozen' weather

    February 19, 2015 1:40 PM

    HARLAN, Ky. - The cold might not bother Disney's Queen Elsa, but it's wreaking enough havoc in Kentucky that a police department announced a joke warrant for the popular "Frozen" character's arrest. Police in the small, rural town of Harlan posted a Facebook message Wednesday about Elsa. They wrote: "Suspect... more »
  • Warrant issued for man accused in voter fraud scheme Play Video

    February 11, 2015 4:19 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A bench warrant was issued today for a man accused in a voter fraud scheme as recalled Mayor Deedy Slaughter tried to keep her seat. Today, the entire case was turned over to the District Attorney's office. Last week, Larry Profit was taken out of the courthouse... more »
  • Baker holding warrant amnesty program in February Play Video

    January 27, 2015 4:52 PM

    BAKER - The court system in Baker will start up an amnesty program in February for those with outstanding bench warrants. The program runs the entire month of February for people with warrants dating before Jan. 31, 2015. People will be allowed to have the warrant recalled without paying... more »
  • Warrant issued in parking lot murder

    December 26, 2014 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help finding a Brusly man accused of shooting and killed someone during a drug deal in a Baton Rouge parking lot. Baton Rouge Police issued an arrest warrant Friday for 22-year-old Aljerard Warner in connection with the Dec. 23 shooting on... more »
  • Warrants issued in Saints ticket scheme

    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 »
  • Police chief plans to arrest hundreds overnight Friday Play Video

    July 12, 2013 9:43 PM

    CLINTON - A town's amnesty program ends at midnight Friday evening, and the police chief has planned to round up hundreds of offenders. "Come take care of your citation or your warrant or you will be arrested, plan and simple," Clinton Police Chief Fredrick Dunn said. The program... more »

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