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11/15/2019

Police captain allegedly took cash to erase ticket, stole money from narcotics fund

Police captain allegedly took cash to erase ticket, stole money from narcotics fund

Posted 3:22 PM 11/16/2019 by WBRZ Staff

NEW ROADS - A longtime police officer was arrested after he allegedly took bribes in order to get rid of a ticket and stole money from a department account.

The Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office confirmed Friday that Shane Fabre had been booked into the parish jail earlier this week. (More)...

11/14/2019

Police: Perverse conman made up handicapped sibling, tricked caregiver into changing his adult diaper

Police: Perverse conman made up handicapped sibling, tricked caregiver into changing his adult diaper

Posted 2:01 PM 11/14/2019 by WBRZ Staff

NEW ORLEANS - Police say a Louisiana man made up a story about his fictitious, handicapped brother to fool a medical care provider into helping him satisfy his bizarre sexual fetish.

According to state police, 29-year-old Rutledge "Rory" Deas was arrested in New Orleans and booked on (More)

11/13/2019

More than 160 pounds of marijuana seized in I-10 traffic stop

More than 160 pounds of marijuana seized in I-10 traffic stop

Posted 5:42 PM 11/13/2019 by WBRZ Staff

PORT ALLEN - Deputies seized what is believed to be more than a quarter-million dollars in drugs after pulling over a driver on I-10 in West Baton Rouge Parish.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies patrolling the roadway Sunday stopped a vehicle with Texas plates over a traffic (More)

11/12/2019

WATCH: Brazen thief reaches over counter, grabs $10K in jewels

Posted 12:42 PM 11/12/2019 by WBRZ Staff

SLIDELL - Police are looking for a man who walked into a St. Tammany Parish jewelry store and ran out with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. 

The robbery happened Thursday at RG Jewelers in Slidell. Surveillance video shows the man enter the store and inspect the jewelry for (More)

11/15/2019

Suspect arrested in 'drug activity' shooting off Cedarcrest Tuesday

Suspect arrested in 'drug activity' shooting off Cedarcrest Tuesday

Posted 9:05 AM 11/18/2019 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police said the fifth killing since Saturday in the city may be tied to drugs after a man was found shot dead on Crestwood Street, off Cedarcrest Tuesday morning.

Jermiquec Going, 25, was the victim, police said.  He was found in a yard of a home on Crestwood; He'd been (More)

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