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  • Suspected thief who fired deputy's gun during struggle at BR Walmart caught in Indianapolis Play Video

    June 15, 2020 3:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An alleged shoplifter accused of grabbing a sheriff's deputy gun was captured in the state of Indiana days after the encounter. Gabriel Nicole Francis, 31, was apprehended in Indianapolis Wednesday with the help of Louisiana State Police and the U.S Marshal Service. Sheriff's deputies said... more »
  • Trio hit Prairieville gas station in overnight armed robbery; Suspected in other I-10 area heists, too

    February 29, 2020 11:08 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A trio of armed robbers are targeting I-10 area convenience stores in various parishes and hit one at the La. 73 exit overnight, the sheriff's office in Ascension said. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to the Circle K on 73 near I-10 around 2 a.m. Saturday. Three... more »
  • Schools on lockdown, residents told to stay indoors after shots fired in New Orleans neighborhood

    January 7, 2020 12:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A situation in New Orleans' Lakeview neighborhood has caused four schools to go into lockdown and prompted police to warn all residents in the area. WWL-TV reports a massive police perimeter was set up in the area around 9:30 a.m.. New Orleans Police said the situation... more »
  • Suspect killer removed ankle monitor before woman's murder Play Video

    October 8, 2019 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man with a history of violence in Baton Rouge was arrested Tuesday for allegedly shooting and killing a woman in a Watson neighborhood. > NEW: Read what happened when the suspect appeared in court hours after his arrest Terrell Anthony, 37, is turned... more »
  • Work release inmate working at fast food joint apprehended in Harvey after walking off job site

    September 2, 2019 1:00 PM

    GONZALES – A work release inmate assigned to a job at a fast food restaurant disappeared Sunday. The inmate, Zacchaesus Tassin, was assigned to the Wendy’s at the Tanger mall. He was an East Baton Rouge work release inmate. “[He] walked off from his job at the Wendy’s,... more »
  • Deputies investigating motel mugging

    May 25, 2018 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Sheriff's deputies shared images of surveillance video and hoped to make an arrest in a violent mugging at a motel this week. Monday, deputies said in a post on Facebook, a person was approached in the parking lot of an area Super 8 by two men.... more »
  • Housekeeper finds masked group inside upscale Baton Rouge home Tuesday morning Play Video

    December 19, 2017 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police spent Tuesday morning searching for three people seen inside a Hundred Oaks home wearing masks. Authorities said a housekeeper arrived at the home in the 2900 block of Reymond Drive Tuesday to find the group inside. One of the three appeared to be armed, police... more »
  • Dramatic security video shows moment cashier had gun shoved in her face Play Video

    September 29, 2017 6:46 PM

    NEW ROADS - The haunting memory of a gun being shoved into the face of a store worker are ones the employee will carry with her forever. > WATCH the security video HERE . "I was scared," the woman said, asking not to be identified since the robber... more »
  • Police asking two suspects to turn themselves in

    August 30, 2017 9:14 AM

    HAMMOND- The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit is asking for two suspects to turn themselves in. The suspects are 28-year-old Eric Washington and 24-year-old Hermtrell Dangerfield. Washington is being sought by the TPSO for an outstanding warrant for simple robbery, while Dangerfield is wanted on a... more »
  • Manhunt over, three in custody Play Video

    August 18, 2017 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A large police presence slowed traffic south of LSU Friday morning as authorities searched for suspects in wooded areas. The search was focused mostly on brush near the intersection of W. Lee and Nicholson. Authorities were using officers on foot, K9s and a helicopter. It... more »
  • Missing Donaldsonville man found safe

    August 3, 2017 4:44 PM

    UPDATE: APSO deputies say Eric Hathorn has been found safe and unharmed. DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Parish deputies are searching for a man, last seen nearly two weeks ago. Deputies say 39-year-old Eric Hathorn was last seen at a relative's residence in Donaldsonville about two weeks ago. A family... more »
  • APSO: Man wanted for theft, burglary charges

    July 25, 2017 11:46 AM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted for burglary and theft charges. The man deputies are searching for is 47-year-old Roderick Thomas, who is wanted for two counts of simple burglary, theft and two counts of simple criminal damage to property.... more »
  • Suspect wanted for several vehicle burglaries in Hwy. 74 area Play Video

    July 20, 2017 5:46 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for information on a suspected wanted for several vehicle burglaries that took place last week. According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to several reports of vehicle burglaries in the Highway 74 area on July 10. The suspect... more »
  • Man wanted for allegedly breaking into coin machines at Hammond businesses

    July 19, 2017 3:35 PM

    HAMMOND – The Hammond Police Department is investigating incidents of coin machines being broken into at several businesses. According to the police department, the businesses are car washes and laundromats located in the city. The suspect is described as a white man with a tattoo... more »
  • APSO: Women wanted for shoplifting $100 worth of items from Walgreens

    June 29, 2017 5:53 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying and locating two women wanted for shoplifting. According to the sheriff's office, two women entered Walgreens located on Highway 42 on April 11 and shoplifted $100 in merchandise from the store. The women... more »
  • TPSO: One arrested, two wanted for attempted murder after robbery, shooting during drug deal

    June 26, 2017 1:19 PM

    TICKFAW – One man was arrested and two others are wanted for allegedly robbing and shooting a man after a drug deal in Tickfaw. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies received a report of someone shot on June 17 at a home on Durbin Road Extension.... more »
  • EBRSO: Women wanted for using stolen credit cards to make $1,000 purchases

    June 22, 2017 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for two women that used several stolen credit cards to make $1,000 worth of purchases. According to the sheriff's office, the victim's wallet was stolen while shopping at Fresh Market in Perkins Rowe. The credit... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for robbing Dollar General on N. Little John Road

    June 15, 2017 12:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are seeking a man wanted for allegedly robbing a Dollar General store on North Little John Road. The store was robbed around 9 p.m. when a black man entered the store, approached the counter for checkout and pulled out a... more »
  • Manhunt for inmates shifts north with burglary

    June 13, 2017 9:30 PM

    MADISON, Ga. - A Georgia sheriff says authorities still have no idea where two escaped inmates wanted in the killings of two guards are right now. But Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says the fugitives did commit a burglary in Madison, about 25 miles north of the spot... more »
  • WANTED: Burglary circuit making its way across Hwy. 22 Play Video

    June 12, 2017 12:37 PM

    PONCHATOULA – Sheriff's deputies here are investigating a rash of at least 55 burglaries along a wide stretch of Highway 22. Burglars have hit areas on either side of I-55 since last week. Monday, sheriff's deputies released surveillance video they hope will help find the suspects. On the... more »
  • WBRSO: Man wanted for robbing truck stop in Port Allen

    May 31, 2017 4:45 PM

    PORT ALLEN – Deputies in West Baton Rouge Parish are searching for a man who they say robbed a truck stop. The robbery occurred on May 28 around 4:25 a.m. when a man entered the Lucky Louie's truck stop located on North River Road in Port Allen. According to... more »
  • BRPD: Man wanted for rape of woman near Spanish Town Road in 2016

    April 27, 2017 7:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man is wanted for the alleged rape of a woman that took place in November 2016 near Spanish Town Road. Baton Rouge Police detectives are searching for 41-year-old Alvin Weeks. Weeks is accused of raping a 25-year-old woman after offering her a ride home. ... more »
  • IPSO: Mother turns in son for attempted murder

    April 12, 2017 2:20 PM

    NEW IBERIA - A woman has turned in her own son after authorities announced he was wanted for attempted murder Wednesday. Deputies say 17-year-old Reginald Peters Jr. reportedly shot a 31-year-old victim during a fight on South Hopkins Street Monday. Investigators believe Peters pulled out a handgun and shot... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested for bribing 10-year-old for sex act

    April 11, 2017 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police have arrested a man Tuesday after he attempted to bribe a 10-year-old for sexual favors. According to BRPD, the incident occurred between the dates of August 12 and September 9, 2016 when 39-year-old Eric Strawder offered to perform oral sex on a 10-year-old... more »
  • EBRSO: Women wanted for stealing money from College Drive Walmart

    April 10, 2017 5:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies are searching for two women who they say stole money from cash registers at Walmart in the 3000 block of College Drive. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred on April 9 when two women entered the store, walked to the... more »
  • LPSO looking for wanted contractor accused of fraud

    April 6, 2017 12:01 AM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a contractor accused of fraud. LPSO officials say Michael Simmers of Prairieville is wanted on a charge of residential contractor fraud. Simmers is the owner of TWG Contractors. In March, Simmers was charged with one count... more »
  • Man wanted for using fraudulent credit cards in Denham Springs

    March 23, 2017 3:07 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted for using fraudulent credit cards. According to the police department, the suspect used several fraudulent credit cards to purchase $3,000 worth of retail merchandise. Anyone with any information on the... more »
  • Two wanted for using stolen credit card at Target

    March 16, 2017 3:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for two men wanted for using a stolen credit card at the Target on Siegen Lane. On Feb. 17, a woman lost her debit card while shopping at the Mall of Louisiana. The victim stated that after losing the... more »
  • Suspect identified in theft of $4,700 worth of headphones from Walmart

    March 2, 2017 6:03 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant for the arrest of a man who is wanted for stealing more than $4,000 worth of headphones from Walmart. Deputies believe that 36-year-old Terrence Hamilton is responsible for stealing $4,700 worth of Beats headphones from... more »
  • Man wanted for vehicle burglary on Lanier Drive Play Video

    February 27, 2017 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are searching for a man who broke into a vehicle at a home in the 5800 block of Lanier Drive. The incident occurred on Feb. 24 when responding deputies found forced entry into the vehicle with its contents scattered about inside.... more »
  • Two wanted for shoplifting more than $1,000 of alcohol from Walmart

    February 16, 2017 3:54 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects wanted for shoplifting more than $1,000 worth of alcohol from Walmart. The incident occurred on Jan. 1 at the Neighborhood Walmart in Prairieville. The total amount of alcohol stolen was $1,023, according to the sheriff's office. ... more »
  • Man wanted for armed robbery of Cash Cow on Coursey Boulevard

    February 6, 2017 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a man who robbed the Cash Cow business in the 14000 block of Coursey Boulevard. The incident occurred on Feb. 4 around 2:30 p.m. According to the sheriff's office, the man entered the business, asked about cash... more »
  • Man wanted for questioning after posing as car seller online

    January 24, 2017 1:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is attempting to identify a suspect wanted for posing as a car seller online. The victim of the incident lives outside of Louisiana and reported that they were corresponding with a person selling a vehicle online, according to the sheriff's... more »
  • Police seeking suspects who beat victims with baseball bat

    January 17, 2017 2:59 PM

    CHAUVIN - Terrebonne Parish Police are searching for suspects wanted for beating two victims with a baseball bat in November. David Chauvin, 28, and Tracey Henry, 42, of Houma are wanted for false imprisonment and obstruction of justice. TPSO deputies responded to a disturbance at 101 Prosperity St.... more »
  • Wanted man arrested after fleeing through Southern dorm hall, flipping officer

    January 14, 2017 1:48 PM

    BATON ROGUE - Authorities said a 20-year-old Houma man with multiple warrants through Lafourche Parish was arrested at Southern University after he attempted to flee. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, on Jan. 13 around 2:40 p.m., deputies assisted a local bails bondsman in apprehending the suspect,... more »
  • EBRSO searching for suspect in attempted second degree murder

    January 11, 2017 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect wanted for attempted second degree murder. An arrest warrant was drafted for Irvon McKay, 24, Monday. McKay is also facing charges of illegal use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted... more »
  • Deputies arrest man wanted for domestic abuse

    January 2, 2017 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested a man who was wanted for domestic abuse. Deputies were searching for 29-year-old Thailand Brooks on Monday. Brooks was wanted for the unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling along with domestic abuse battery. He was located and booked... more »
  • Convicted felon wanted for armed robbery in Donaldsonville arrested

    December 30, 2016 11:32 AM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a convicted felon wanted for an armed robbery of a convenient store on Highway 1 South. Deputies arrested 26-year-old Terrance Richard for armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, two counts of possession of a... more »
  • 1 of 2 Mississippi men wanted in cat scalding surrenders

    December 29, 2016 10:04 AM

    MOSS POINT - Authorities say one of two Mississippi men wanted in connection with a widely viewed video showing a cat being scalded by hot liquid has surrendered to police. WLOX-TV reports that 43-year-old Larry Rostchild Jr. surrendered Wednesday to police in Moss Point, Mississippi, and is charged with aggravated... more »
  • Man wanted for stealing power tools from bed of truck parked at restaurant

    December 28, 2016 10:43 AM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man who stole several tools from the bed of a truck parked at a restaurant. The incident occurred on Nov. 12 around 7:40 a.m. when a man was seen rummaging through tool boxes in... more »
  • Deputies looking for Central car burglars

    December 27, 2016 1:51 PM

    CENTRAL - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies need help identifying a pair of car burglars caught on camera breaking into two vehicles. Early Thursday around 3:00 a.m., surveillance video captured the two outside of a home on Shoe Creek Drive breaking into a 2015 Ford F150 and a... more »
  • EBRSO searching for men wanted for robbing clothing store on Siegen Lane

    December 27, 2016 1:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for three suspects wanted for the robbery of a clothing store on Siegen Lane. The robbery occurred on Dec. 15 around 8 a.m. at Hana's Fashion in the 7000 block of Siegen. Three black men entered the store... more »
  • Deputies arrest Donaldsonville man wanted for home invasion, domestic abuse

    December 27, 2016 12:09 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has located a man who was wanted for domestic abuse battery, violation of a protective order and home invasion charges. Deputies were looking for 30-year-old Daniel London of Donaldsonville and sought the public's assistance of his whereabouts. On Monday, deputies responded... more »
  • Illegal immigrant, wanted for murder in El Salvador, arrested in St. Tammany

    December 19, 2016 10:44 AM

    ST. TAMMANY – An illegal immigrant, who had an outstanding international warrant for murder, was arrested following a traffic stop in St. Tammany Parish. St. Tammany Sheriff's Parish Office arrested 36-year-old Juan Sanchez-Roldan from El Salvador. On Friday, Dec. 9, a St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputy conducted a... more »
  • Man wanted for exposing genitals in Gonzales convenience store

    November 29, 2016 4:42 PM

    GONZALES – The Gonzales Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying a man wanted for exposing his genitals while at a convenience store. On Nov. 13, police say that a man went into a convenience store, exposed his genitals and began masturbating. When the man approached the... more »
  • Police searching for suspects wanted for robbery on GSRI Avenue

    November 22, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men wanted for robbing a man on GSRI Avenue. The robbery occurred on Nov. 21 around 3:15 a.m. in the 8500 block of GSRI Avenue. According to reports, the victim was walking to work when a... more »
  • Police searching for puppy seller who stole $1,800

    November 21, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are looking for a man who posed as a puppy seller and stole $1,800. According to reports, a resident of Silver Springs, Maryland told police that she agreed to purchase a puppy from a man she met online. After agreeing on... more »
  • Suspect wanted for robbery of Chase Bank on Perkins Road

    November 17, 2016 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police Armed Robbery detective are trying to identify a man who robbed the Chase Bank in the 7500 block of Perkins Road. The robbery happened around 12:25 p.m. Thursday. The suspect is described as a man being in his early 30's with an athletic... more »
  • Woman wanted after hitting, dragging deputy with car

    November 17, 2016 10:09 AM

    CHALMETTE – St. Bernard Parish deputies are searching for a woman who is wanted for allegedly hitting a deputy with her car and dragging him several feet. WBRZ's sister station, WWL , reports that 40-year-old Antoinette Jacobs of New Orleans is wanted for attempted murder of a sheriff's deputy.... more »
  • Two men wanted for vehicle burglary, posed as Walmart employees

    November 14, 2016 6:02 PM

    HAMMOND – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two men accused of a vehicle burglary after attempting to pose as Walmart employees in separate incidents. The burglary took place on Oct. 28 at a home on Nicole Drive in Hammond. Around 12:30 a.m.,... more »
  • Three wanted for using counterfeit money in Livingston Parish

    October 17, 2016 5:30 PM

    LIVINGSTON – The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for three suspects wanted for using counterfeit money. On Oct. 3 around 8 p.m., two black men and one black woman entered into a Denham Springs business along Hwy. 16. Each of the suspects bought a pack of T-shirts using... more »
  • Escapees caught; One arrested feet from WBRZ camera Play Video

    October 13, 2016 3:21 PM

    UPDATE: The work release facility located inside the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail is operated by a private prison company, Louisiana Workforce, according to a sheriff's office spokesperson. A company representative Paul Perkins said the front door at the work release facility is usually unlocked allowing the two... more »
  • Man wanted for breaking into N. Merchant Court business

    September 21, 2016 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's detectives are looking for a man suspected of breaking into a business on North Merchant Court and stealing several items. According to EBRSO, detectives responded to an unauthorized entry at the Innovative Systems & Services, Inc. building located in the 6900 block... more »
  • Man wanted in Pennsylvania slaying arrested in Louisiana

    September 11, 2016 1:33 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Authorities say a man wanted in a drive-by shooting outside a western Pennsylvania bar that killed a man and injured two women last month has been arrested in Louisiana. Allegheny County police said Sunday that 21-year-old Joshua Wardlaw was stopped by police in Louisiana for a traffic violation... more »
  • Suspects wanted for stealing money from Airline Hwy gas station

    September 1, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify a man and woman who are accused of stealing money from a Chevron gas station. According to BRPD, the two stole money from the Bengal Chevron gas station located in the 9900 block of Airline Highway on May... more »
  • Woman wanted for using stolen credit card at Walmart

    August 9, 2016 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a woman wanted for using a stolen credit card. According to police, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office received a complaint in July from a man who stated that his American Express credit card was stolen out of... more »
  • Couple wanted for stealing $800 in baby formula from Prairieville Walmart

    August 5, 2016 9:19 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public’s help in identifying two people responsible for stealing nearly $800 worth of baby formula from a Prairieville Neighborhood Walmart. The thefts happened on July 27 and July 28 at the Neighborhood Walmart on Highway 42. One of... more »
  • Two men wanted for stealing $8K of Walmart merchandise in Port Allen

    July 26, 2016 5:33 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office detectives are working to identify two men wanted for stealing more than $8,000 in merchandise from the Port Allen Walmart. The incident happened on Thursday, July 21 around 3:30 a.m. when one of the two men crawled behind the jewelry... more »
  • Zachary teen wanted for murder turns himself in

    July 12, 2016 3:18 PM

    ZACHARY - Police in Zachary say a teenager wanted on a second degree murder charge has turned himself in to authorities. Police reported on Facebook last week that 18-year-old Antonio D. Thomas was wanted, and that the teen should be considered armed and dangerous. They asked that the public... more »
  • EBRSO: Man wanted on drug, gun charges

    July 11, 2016 10:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man wanted on several drug and weapons charges. Detectives issued an alert about the wanted man, 27-year-old Deontez Mayfield, on Monday morning. Mayfield goes by the alias “Young Slick,” according to EBRSO. Mayfield is wanted on charges of illegal... more »
  • Suspect identified in Livingston dirt bike theft

    June 21, 2016 5:23 PM

    LIVINGSTON - A suspect has been identified in connection with the theft of a dirt bike from a home in Livingston last week. Deputies reported on their Facebook page that 35-year-old Joshua Richardson is now wanted for theft of a motor vehicle on Tuesday. Police in Livingston asked... more »

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