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  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Third suspect wanted in New Iberia home invasion

    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 »
  • Court: Warrantless cell tracking unconstitutional

    June 11, 2014 6:25 PM

    MIAMI - A federal appeals court has ruled that investigators must obtain a search warrant to collect records from cellphone towers that are often used to track suspects' movements. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Wednesday with the American Civil Liberties Union that the... more »
  • Five arrested in synthetic marijuana investigation

    April 23, 2014 12:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Five arrests were made with drugs, guns, and money seized in an investigation by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office into the sale of synthetic marijuana. Narcotics detectives along with SWAT, K-9, and Baton Rouge Police SWAT executed three search warrants early Wednesday morning. Detectives seized... more »
  • Arrest warrant details rape claim against Sharper

    March 7, 2014 2:15 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A New Orleans arrest warrant says detectives learned from witnesses that former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper and an associate acknowledged they had non-consensual sex with two women. The warrant was released by New Orleans police on Thursday in an investigation of Sharper and associate Erik Nunez. The... more »
  • Egging leads to drugs in Beiber's house

    January 14, 2014 7:26 PM

    LOS ANGELES- Sheriff's deputies searching singer Justin Bieber's house after he was accused of vandalism found cocaine. Bieber says it belonged to his friend. The deputies carried out a felony warrant at his mansion in Calabasas after Bieber was accused of being part of a group that egged... more »
  • Police find drugs and frozen alligator

    October 31, 2013 11:32 AM

    COLFAX - A search warrant led deputies in Grant Parish to find crystal meth and a frozen alligator. The Town Talk of Alexandria reported that deputies found an alligator that had been illegally killed. The alligator was stored in a freezer at the home where two men were arrested... more »
  • Clinton's police chief making good on promise to bust outlaws

    July 15, 2013 11:41 PM

    CLINTON- People who skipped court and skipped a second chance at getting issues cleared with the town's police department are being arrested. Police Chief Fred Dunn arrested people Monday, the second day of busts related to his amnesty program. Saturday morning he started his round up. "When we... more »
  • Police chief plans to arrest hundreds overnight Friday check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • More warrants issued in "Operation: No Show"

    July 10, 2013 11:43 AM

    ASCENSION - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office announced more warrants issued in an ongoing effort to deal with people who miss court dates called "Operation: No Show". Deputies said the following people ignored their court date, leading to a bench warrant being issued by the court for failure to... more »
  • Warrant issued, cars sought in overnight murder

    June 6, 2013 2:23 PM

    GEISMAR - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help tracking down multiple suspects in a murder last night. Detectives said just after 8 p.m. Wednesday deputies found Bernard Solomon, 20, shot in the intersection of Ellem Road and Stevenson Road off Highway 73. EMS took him... more »
  • Police, U. S. Marshals arrest four in warrant roundup

    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 »
  • Livingston Parish warrant roundup nets 9 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 14, 2013 5:33 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Law enforcement in Livingston Parish is cracking down on the illegal sale of prescription drugs. Armed with 25 warrants, deputies successfully took nine accused drug sellers off the streets and into custody. Many were wanted on multiple charges, accused of selling prescription drugs including hydrocodone, morphine... more »
  • High drama on highway: chase, tasing and two arrests

    January 10, 2013 9:46 PM

    WALKER- Two people were arrested after a high-speed chase on Florida Blvd. Wednesday afternoon. Manuel Brown and Richard Bogan face a list of charges. Brown is also a fugitive from Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Both men are convicted felons. Police said they tried to stop the pick-up Brown... more »
  • Senate committee approves email privacy bill

    November 29, 2012 10:46 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved legislation that would require police to obtain a search warrant from a judge before they can review a person's emails or other electronic communications. The bill moves to the full Senate for its next vote. It makes it slightly more difficult for... more »
  • Petraeus case shows FBI's authority to read email

    November 12, 2012 4:58 PM

    WASHINGTON - Your emails are not nearly as private as you think. The downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus demonstrates how easy it is for federal law enforcement agents to examine emails and computer records if they believe a crime was committed. With subpoenas and warrants, the FBI and other... more »
  • Zachary Police ready for Nov. warrant roundup

    October 23, 2012 10:03 AM

    ZACHARY - People who have outstanding warrants in Zachary have until Halloween to pay up, or they'll be locked up. Chief David McDavid said the Zachary Police Department will be actively pursuing people whose names appear on the city's warrant lists beginning in November. Coming up at 6,... more »
  • City jail operation in full effect this Monday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 15, 2012 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Starting Monday, the city jail in downtown Baton Rouge will start filling up with people who failed to pay outstanding misdemeanor tickets and fines. "We've given enough time, given enough words of encouragement," says Constable Reginald Brown. The downtown jail will be open around the clock... more »
  • People line up to pay fines before jail re-opens

    June 12, 2012 9:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lines formed outside city court in Baton Rouge this morning as people waited to pay off fines before the misdemeanor jail re-opens next week. After Monday, June 18, people with outstanding misdemeanor warrants in East Baton Rouge Parish could be arrested and taken to the city... more »
  • Baker PD: Shooting suspect lay in wait for targets

    May 31, 2012 12:43 PM

    BAKER - Police released a photo today of a teen they said lay in wait for a group of juveniles in Baker, then shot at them earlier this week. Chief Mike Knaps with Baker Police said they are looking for Greg Anthony Morris Jr., 18, of Baton Rouge in... more »
  • Most wanted sex offenders in Baton Rouge Play Video

    April 26, 2012 8:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities say there are more than two dozen sex offenders in Baton Rouge breaking the law, again. This time it's for not following the laws that apply after they get out of prison. News 2 highlighted two of Baton Rouge's most wanted sex offenders Thursday night... more »
  • Arrest warrant issued for actor Brand in N.O.

    March 15, 2012 2:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have issued an arrest warrant for actor Russell Brand. Brand, who is in New Orleans to film an untitled movie, faces a charge of simple criminal damage to property valued at $700. Police spokesman Remi Braden could not immediately release details of the incident,... more »
  • Man killed by police while serving search warrant

    March 8, 2012 7:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 20-year-old man was shot in the chest and killed by an officer who arrived at a New Orleans home with a narcotics search warrant. New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said the house where the shooting occurred Wednesday night had been under surveillance... more »
  • "Moss Man" at large

    October 12, 2011 7:35 PM

    A warrant is out for a burglar dubbed the "Moss Man" since he failed to show up in court for his trial in Oregon. Gregory Liascos of Portland got the nickname because he was arrested in full-body camouflage outside a museum. Police say he had cut a hole in the... more »
  • Attorney asks for return of shoes, release of warrant information in Jefferson case

    September 7, 2011 10:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson's lawyer is asking a judge to order his shoes returned and force Baton Rouge Police to release the reason why they took them in the first place. Lewis Unglesby filed the court documents Wednesday afternoon. He says shoes that have been deemed... more »
  • Woman arrested after three month investigation

    August 24, 2011 3:23 PM

    PIERRE PART - Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant in Pierre Part on Tuesday afternoon as a result of a three month long investigation. Deputies arrested Melissa A. Blanchard of 122 Noe Street on Monday. Her home had narcotics and she was charged with possession of... more »
  • Long lines form as people clear their names in EBR

    July 25, 2011 2:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People waited for more than an hour in some cases today to pay off misdemeanor tickets and avoid jail time for misdemeanors in Baton Rouge. Authorities in East Baton Rouge Parish have arrested 105 people since they began a misdemeanor warrant roundup this past Friday. Officials... more »
  • Misdemeanor offenders square up with courts

    July 22, 2011 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As law enforcement begins rounding up misdemeanor warrant offenders, some folks are squaring up with the courts to avoid possible jail time. "Went home, looked on the computer and saw I have a bench warrant," said Ricky Porter, "so I came down just to pay it." ... more »
  • BRPD going after misdemeanor violators

    July 14, 2011 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A misdemeanor warrant roundup is underway in Baton Rouge, where the City Constable is trying to whittle away at a stack of more than 100,000 misdemeanor warrants. Space has been cleared at the city jail to provide room for offenders until their warrants are cleared. "A... more »
  • BR City Jail to be utilized in crackdown on misdemeanor warrants

    July 13, 2011 9:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Be forewarned, starting next weekend, if you're caught with an outstanding warrant in Baton Rouge, you go to jail until you see a judge, pay-off your fines and your bond. Constable Maj. Reggie Brown says the community has considered the crimes minor and ignorable for far too... more »
  • Livingston Drug Pusher Roundup

    June 30, 2011 4:35 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Livingston and Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Offices arrested about two dozen suspected drug dealers during raids across the parish. Investigators say they spent about six months recording drug deals and using undercover agents to make purchases from the targets. Most sales involved prescription drugs and crack. ... more »
  • LSU police have warrant in US flag burning

    May 4, 2011 6:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a student wanted for burning the school's American flag and damaging the school's War Memorial this week. According to Sgt. Blake Tabor, 23-year-old Isaac Eslava is wanted in connection with the flag burning, and for stealing the school's... more »
  • Police arrest four as a result of ongoing investigation

    April 28, 2011 8:45 PM

    HOUMA- Four people are behind bars after police investigated illegal criminal activities. Police say 34-year-old Benjamin Martinez-Correa and 27-year-old Oscar Uliser-Bortillo were arrested for possession of fraudulent documents for identification purposes. An immigration hold was placed on Martinez-Correa and Uliser-Bortillo. Two more men are also behind bars as... more »
  • U.S. Marshals get their man

    March 25, 2011 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Marshals arrested a man on Highland road between Airline and Jefferson Hwy. today after a foot chase and scuffle. A News2 crew camera was rolling was rolling when they happened to see the whole chase ensue. We'll have that video for you tonight. ... more »
  • Shooting suspects turns himself in

    December 15, 2010 3:30 PM

    ROBERT- A man from Tangipahoa Parish is behind bars after deputies say he turned himself him. Deputies issued a warrant for Curtis Dantone's arrest on December 10, regarding the shooting of a 28-year-old man. The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Robert Supermarket after an altercation began... more »
  • School locked down during manhunt in Baton Rouge

    December 2, 2010 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An elementary school has been locked down in northern Baton Rouge while police search the area for a man who fled from authorities this morning. Deputies were serving a warrant for 26-year-old John Carr at Elm Grove Apartments near I-110 for failing to appear in court... more »
  • Attempted murder suspect sought in Baton Rouge

    November 22, 2010 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police are asking for the public’s help finding the man they believe shot a Baton Rouge man and left him for dead more than a week ago. Baton Rouge Police say 20-year-old Demetrick Taylor is wanted in suspicion of attempted first-degree murder for a shooting on Nov.... more »
  • Failure to pay tickets in Zachary could lead to jail time

    November 1, 2010 6:28 PM

    ZACHARY - Failing to pay a ticket in Zachary could put you behind bars. Authorities there have initiated a crime crackdown, and those with outstanding warrants will pay the price. The initiative is a joint effort by Police Chief John Herty and City Court Judge Lonny Myles to... more »
  • Police: Man wanted for attempted second degree murder

    October 18, 2010 9:22 PM

    Police are looking for a man who they said is wanted for attempted second degree murder. Authorities said a man told them 25-year-old Eddie Joseph McIntyre III, Thibodaux, shot at him three or four times around 8:45 Saturday night. The victim said as he was walking towards his house, he... more »
  • EBRSO Warrant Round-up

    October 14, 2010 12:12 PM

    Wednesday night, local law enforcement served warrants in the Stevensdale area. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the City Constable's Office, The District Attorney Office and Probation and Parole went door to door looking for people with outstanding warrants. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux's ongoing efforts in community policing played a... more »
  • Alleged burglars and fugitives arrested

    October 8, 2010 11:37 AM

    Two men from Livingston Parish are facing a slew of charges, after detectives linked them to burglaries, arson, and drugs. 17-year old Justin Hamm is accused of stealing from businesses, homes, and vehicles in Denham Springs-- then exchanging the stolen items for drugs, sold by 26-year old Edward Jolivette.... more »
  • Caddo Parish 'wanted list' online

    September 29, 2010 5:20 AM

    The Caddo Parish wanted list is now online. The sheriff's office website now has names, descriptions and warrant information for anyone with an outstanding warrant going back to January 2009. If there's a mug shot, that's available, too. Warrants include arrest warrants for people accused of misdemeanors and felonies, and... more »
  • Warrant issued in search for missing woman

    September 24, 2010 10:39 AM

    Investigators looking for Dena Fout of Tangipahoa Parish believe someone in the case isn’t telling them everything. So, they plan to arrest him. A warrant was signed Friday for the arrest of Alvin J. Gonzales, Jr. of Westwego in suspicion of Obstruction of Justice. Dawn Panepinto with the Tangipahoa Parish... more »
  • Arrest warrant issued for Lindsay Lohan

    September 20, 2010 2:59 PM

    A warrant is out for Lindsay Lohan's arrest after the actress failed a drug test. The 24 year-old Lohan could wind up back behind bars if she is found to have violated her probation. Lohan has already spent two weeks in jail this year after violating her probation... more »
  • BR Police issue arrest warrant in hospital shooting

    September 3, 2010 12:23 PM

    Baton Rouge Police have issued an arrest warrant for 36-year-old Darrell Garner after an overnight shooting at a city hospital. Garner is wanted for two counts of attempted first-degree murder after police say he shot his estranged wife and her boyfriend around 12:30 a.m. Friday at Baton Rouge General... more »
  • Warrant leads to drug bust in Livingston Parish

    June 18, 2010 10:51 AM

    A man from Livingston Parish, who had a warrant out for his arrest, is now behind bars for drug possession. Deputies found a number of illegal drugs at the home of Shawn Kimble in Watson. Among the drugs recovered, were nearly seven pounds of marijuana and 13 "hits" of... more »
  • Sheriff's Office on scene at Inniswold complex

    April 15, 2010 5:31 PM

    The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is assisting federal authorities in serving a warrant in the 4300 block Inniswold Road, near the corner of Jefferson Highway and Bluebonnet. A SWAT team and negotiators are on scene at a town home complex behind what used to be Noah’s Pet Supplies.... more »
  • Man misses court; judge issues warrant

    March 24, 2010 7:25 AM

    An arrest warrant has been issued for a 21-year-old Baker man who failed to show up for his sentencing on separate charges of illegal possession of a firearm on school property and receiving stolen things. Kevin Dynell Smith pleaded guilty to the charges and was accused of taking a loaded... more »
  • Arrest warrant for Lafayette official recalled

    March 3, 2010 6:58 AM

    A warrant for Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin for missing a court hearing regarding an $8,300 debt has been recalled after the councilman met with representatives from the bank trying to collect the money. Shelvin was due in court Monday to provide documents detailing his income and assets, but failed... more »
  • Arrest warrant issued for Lafayette councilman

    March 2, 2010 6:48 AM

    A warrant was issued for the arrest of Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin. Shelvin was due in court Monday to provide documents detailing his income and assets, but failed to show up. Shelvin took out a $10,000 line of credit from Hancock Bank in 2007, but allegedly stopped payment this... more »
  • Denham Springs city marshal clearing old warrants

    September 16, 2009 11:28 AM

    Denham Springs City Marshal Jerry Denton has a backlog of about 9,000 old warrants that he's trying to clear up. Some warrants date back decades. One warrant for a bad check was written in 1988. A Baton Rouge resident wrote the NSF check to a small Port Vincent business for... more »
  • Brookstown warrant roundup

    September 10, 2009 5:25 AM

    The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office led a warrant roundup in the Brookstown neighborhood of Baton Rouge. Nearly 100 deputies, constables, and other officers made nearly 40 arrests, cleared more than 140 warrants, and found evidence of drug use. The Brookstown roundup is the last in a series of parish-wide... more »

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