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Suspect drags police officer from car during traffic stop

Suspect drags police officer from car during traffic stop

Posted 11:31 AM 1/24/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - According to a police report, a traffic stop went wrong when a suspect who tried to evade arrest ended up dragging a police officer from his car.  

On Thursday evening, an officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department was conducting a proactive patrol of an area near (More)

1/23/2020

'They sent her right back': Man who filmed grandmother's abuse says case was mishandled

Posted 4:55 AM 1/25/2020 by WBRZ Staff

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BATON ROUGE - A woman accused of beating her 93-year-old mother with a belt is back in jail just a day after video of the alleged abuse went viral on social media.

The (More)

1/21/2020

Suspected dealer gets into fight, accidentally leads deputies to drugs & stolen gun

Suspected dealer gets into fight, accidentally leads deputies to drugs & stolen gun

Posted 9:05 AM 1/22/2020 by WBRZ Staff

DONALDSONVILLE - A Gonzales man was arrested after he got into a fight and caused a commotion that led deputies right to his alleged drug stash.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a report on St. Vincent Street in Donaldsonville for a physical altercation (More)

1/20/2020

Deputies arrest 14-year-old student over threats aimed at Lee High

Deputies arrest 14-year-old student over threats aimed at Lee High

Posted 2:22 PM 1/22/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Local law enforcement officials says threatening comments made online by a student over the weekend has the landed the teen in handcuffs.

A voice message recorded by Lee High Principal Rob Howle and sent out to parents Monday afternoon said the school staff was aware of (More)

1/21/2020

WANTED: Agents looking for group using counterfeit money throughout Baton Rouge

WANTED: Agents looking for group using counterfeit money throughout Baton Rouge

Posted 12:32 PM 1/21/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has teamed up with the Baton Rouge Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service to identify and apprehend eight suspects accused of attempting to make purchases with counterfeit money in Baton Rouge stores. 

Now, these agencies are (More)

1/19/2020

Man arrested after 33 dogs found in horrid living conditions, 1 dead

Man arrested after 33 dogs found in horrid living conditions, 1 dead

Posted 5:00 PM 1/20/2020 by WBRZ Staff

ASCENSION PARISH- Deputies arrested a man for dog cruelty after dozens of pups were found in foul living conditions. 

Ascension Parish Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a home on Martin Road Sunday to assist the animal shelter. When they arrived, they discovered that 33 dogs were (More)

1/21/2020

Two arrested after armed robbery at Denham Springs store

Posted 4:06 PM 1/21/2020 by WBRZ Staff

DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies arrested a man accused of firing a handgun inside a business after the cashier refused to give up the store's cash.

The robbery happened around 10 p.m. Dec. 12 at a convenience store on Springfield Road. 

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office says the (More)

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