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Man arrested for alleged involvement in shootout on Juban Avenue

Man arrested for alleged involvement in shootout on Juban Avenue

Posted 9:48 AM 4/6/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department report arresting a man for his involvement in a shootout near a Juban Avenue residence on the first of April.

According to an official police report, 21-year-old Nortrell Poole took part in an exchange of gunfire within the (More)

4/2/2020

Authorities looking for escaped work release inmate in capital area

Authorities looking for escaped work release inmate in capital area

Posted 11:38 AM 4/2/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are looking for a work release inmate who escaped state custody overnight.

Officials say Dequan Haney left a work release facility in Baton Rouge sometime early Thursday morning. The facility is located about a half-mile from the East Baton Rouge Prison.

Haney was previously arrested for simple burglary and simple battery in Pointe Coupee Parish. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact (225) 389-5000. 

4/1/2020

Broadmoor United Methodist Church targeted by arsonist, authorities investigate

Posted 5:19 PM 4/1/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A local church was damaged during a fire set by an arsonist early Wednesday morning. 

Officials with the Baton Rouge Fire Department say they were dispatched to Broadmoor United Methodist Church on Mollylea Drive shortly after midnight. 

Upon arriving, first (More)

3/30/2020

Arrest made in fire that killed woman, 3 granddaughters

Arrest made in fire that killed woman, 3 granddaughters

Posted 9:47 AM 3/30/2020 by Associated Press

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Officials in Louisiana announced an arrest in a house fire that killed a grandmother and three of her young granddaughters about a month ago.

Tamielya Brevelle, 30, of Ball, was jailed (More)

4/1/2020

Man arrested for deadly 2019 shooting in neighborhood along I-12

Man arrested for deadly 2019 shooting in neighborhood along I-12

Posted 4:48 PM 4/1/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE – Police have arrested a man tied to a deadly shooting that happened late last year.

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department say 34-year-old Marquis McCoy was shot on Boulevard de Province around 6 p.m. Nov. 24, 2019. At the time, McCoy was brought to a local (More)

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