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  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 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 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 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 »
  • 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 »

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