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)
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.
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)
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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