Posted 6:20 PM 10/18/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A mail person was sprayed with mace and robbed in broad daylight while making deliveries in the Spanish Town area.
According to a search warrant, the attack happened before 4:30 p.m. Oct. 6 near the intersection of N 8th Street and North Street.
The victim told (More)
Posted 6:41 PM 10/17/2021 by Trey Schmaltz
BATON ROUGE - A 25-year-old man was found dead in the parking lot of Lake Sherwood Mall at the corner of Sherwood Forest and Coursey Blvd. late Saturday.
Police said Jamal Dunn of Donaldsonville was killed.
Dunn was killed during a shooting in the parking lot around 10:30 p.m.(More)...
Posted 5:36 PM 10/15/2021 by WBRZ Staff
KILLIAN - A woman has been charged months after a deadly wreck that happened over the summer.
On Friday, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Kelli Lemoine was arrested on charges related to the July 18 crash on the Killian Bridge.
Investigators determined Lemoine lost (More)
Posted 6:01 PM 10/17/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police say four of five teens who orchestrated a violent escape from a juvenile detention facility on Veterans Memorial Boulevard are now in custody and the vehicle they stole during their Thursday night escape has been recovered.
One of the teens who (More)
Accused killer Matthew Mire booked into Ascension, Livingston jails on charges tied to multi-parish crime spree
Posted 12:35 PM 10/19/2021 by WBRZ Staff
GONZALES - Matthew Mire, accused of killing two people, was booked into jails in both Ascension and Livingston parishes Tuesday.
The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office had Mire in custody Tuesday morning as he faces charges that include two counts of attempted first-degree murder, theft of (More)
Posted 3:49 PM 10/14/2021 by Jeremy Krail
BATON ROUGE - Alleged killer Matthew Mire opened fire on police and then threw his murder weapon into a bayou when he was cornered at an abandoned house after a day-long manhunt (More)
Posted 8:36 PM 10/12/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A man accused of killing two people, including a state trooper, during a weekend crime spree that left three others hurt will not be allowed to bond out of (More)
Posted 8:30 AM 10/10/2021 by Trey Schmaltz
BATON ROUGE - A person suspected in a violent crime spree Saturday morning had a previous domestic abuse charge for battery in 2017.
The WBRZ Investigative Unit also found a traffic-related charge for Matthew Mire.
Mire, 31, is suspected of being involved in a deadly double shooting (More)
Posted 8:21 PM 10/13/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A man who killed a woman and a state trooper, as well as shooting at three other people across two parishes, is believed to be the person who also shot at a state trooper in a third parish early Saturday morning.
Posted 6:37 AM 10/7/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A high school student is facing criminal charges after he brought a loaded gun aboard an East Baton Rouge school bus on Wednesday.
The sheriff's office said the gun was found in the backpack of a 9th grade student at Glen Oaks High School during a random bag search. The (More)
Posted 11:24 AM 10/5/2021 by WBRZ Staff
RAPIDES PARISH - A teacher in central Louisiana was arrested after deputies found he downloaded child pornography.
The Avoyelles Sheriff's Office said it first began investigating Joshua Reeves on Sept. 20 in conjunction with the Louisiana Attorney General's Office. Reeves, a teacher (More)
Posted 5:46 PM 10/4/2021 by Bess Casserleigh
PORT ALLEN - A highway heist, right here in the capital area, detectives described it as something straight out of Hollywood.
"It basically rivals something you would see from a movie scene like the 'Fast and Furious,'" Captain Kevin Cyrus with the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office (More)
Posted 2:34 PM 10/4/2021 by Logan Cullop
BATON ROUGE - A man was arrested after admitting to filming women in a grocery store without their consent.
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said 29-year-old Dana Harris-Johnson was arrested at the Walmart on College Drive Saturday around 1 p.m.
Deputies said Harris-Johnson (More)
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