Crime

  Police: Suspect bragged about attacking, robbing man in Tiger Stadium bathroom

LSU officials say a man has been arrested for allegedly attacking and robbing a man in a Tiger Stadium bathroom shortly after the game against South Carolina Saturday, Oct. 24.

  Arrest made in shooting that injured five in Donaldsonville

  Deputies arrest father accused of taking newborn child from La. hospital in backpack

VIDEO: St. John Sheriff: Woman, teenager killed, 2 injured in knife massacre

  Local leaders hope to reduce violent crime in EBR

  Man pleads not guilty in killings of fiancée’s father, BRPD officer

  Deputies: Sorrento man dies after being shot by 16-year-old son

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  CRIME STOPPERS: Man wanted in connection with drive-by shooting

Police search for person of interest in 2018 New Orleans homicide

Hurricane Chris, four others indicted for recent homicides

Grand jury returns true bill of indictment on attorney, former DA candidate accused of molesting teen girl in ’03

  Police have apprehended man accused in triple shooting over Labor Day weekend

January trial date set for East Baton Rouge school board member Connie Bernard

  5 in La. accused of stealing from now-bankrupt unemployment fund

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry says the state has arrested five people for allegedly stealing unemployment benefits.

BRPD: 2 arrested in connection with fatal shooting near N Foster Drive

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested two people in connecting with a fatal shooting of a Baton Rouge man.

Walker man arrested for possesing child pornography

Louisiana State Police say they have arrested a Walker man for downloading child pornography after a joint investigation with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

Gonzales man arrested on first-degree rape of a child, other charges

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested a man accused of molesting an 11-year-old girl.

Prairieville man arrested for attempted second-degree murder

1 arrested, 1 still wanted after woman, young daughter caught in crossfire of shooting

  Teen accused of killing father allowed to remove ankle monitor in latest court hearing

  20-year-old killed while allegedly attempting to rob group of people

Former St. John Parish judge Jeff Perilloux sentenced to 14 years in prison

One killed in Donaldsonville double shooting

WANTED: Two accused of trying to rob wireless store on Burbank

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently asking for the public’s help finding two individuals accused of trying to burglarize a cell phone store on Burbank Drive.

Central asst. police chief resigns after cyberstalking, harassment arrest

Former assistant police chief in Central, Darren Sibley, has resigned, police say.

  Man killed in shooting near North Foster and Bradley Street

The Baton Rouge Police Department is responding to reports of a shooting near North Foster Drive and Bradley Street.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Man charged in deadly rampage has history dotted with streaks of violence

Myles was tied to four separate crimes overnight Thursday. Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul says he unleashed raw terror all across the capital city.

  25 year old killed apartment complex shooting on N. Ardenwood Dr.

One person was killed in a shooting at Serenity Apartments.

Shots fired near Winnfield Funeral Home on Plank Road

Authorities are responding to reports of a possible shooting near Winnfield Funeral Home.

25-year-old woman dies after being shot on Airline Hwy

A 25 year old has died from injuries sustained during a shooting Sunday on Airline Hwy, according to Baton Rouge Police.

Black man’s family views graphic video of in-custody death

The video, which police have refused to release publicly, only added to persistent questions about Ronald Greene’s death, such as why State Police initially blamed it on a car crash and why they waited more than a year to discipline one of the responding officers.

  Man arrested, accused of killing 2-year-old in violent rampage

Chief Murphy Paul Police announced that one man is connected to violent rampage that took place over four locations and resulted in the death of a 2-year-old child.

Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson victim of attempted auto theft Uptown

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson was the victim of an attempted auto theft on October 10, the Saints organization confirmed Friday.

  Police chief: ‘Baton Rouge, we can do better’

BRPD held a press conference Friday to address recent violent crime in the capitol city.

Toddler hospitalized after hit-and-run in Lafayette Parish

A Lafayette Parish toddler has been hospitalized following a hit-and-run Thursday, Oct. 15.

CRIME STOPPERS: BRPD captures suspect accused of robbing jewelry store

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently looking for a man accused of robbing Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry on Bluebonnet Boulevard.

EBRSO searching for pair wanted in armed robbery

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man and woman wanted in an armed robbery that happened on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Louisiana man arrested for possession of pornography involving juveniles

A Springfield Louisiana man has been arrested for multiple charges of possession of pornography involving juveniles, according to the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Member of WBR Chamber leadership team on leave after being arrested on drug charges at US-Mexico border

A member of the leadership team for the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce is on a leave of absence from the organization after being arrested at the U.S.–Mexico border on drug charges Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.

LSUPD looking for man accused of multiple vehicle burglaries in Nicholson Gateway area

The LSU Police Department is currently looking for a man accused of burglarizing several vehicles in the Nicholson Gateway area.

  2 bodies found in Albany; sheriff confirms female body is that of missing Hammond woman

Livingston Parish sheriff’s deputies say two bodies were recovered from a property along Skinner Lane in Albany on the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 2.

  WBRSO looking for man accused of burglarizing car at office while armed

The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently asking for the public’s help finding a man accused of burglarizing a car at an office while armed.

  Community non-profits, law enforcement launch cooperative foundation to help curb crime in Baton Rouge

Community leaders and law enforcement officials announced on Tuesday, Oct. 13 a first of its kind initiative in the Baton Rouge area to combat crime.

Man wanted for allegedly strangling pregnant woman arrested Tues. in Baton Rouge

A man wanted for alleged strangling a pregnant woman was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 13.

  Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend in Baton Rouge captured in Denver

Police believe Brenda Mullens was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend on Sept. 16.

  Police: Inmate involved with reported break-in on Scenic Highway not connected to crash on I-10

Sources say only minor injuries were sustained.

  11-year-old in custody after alleged joyride in school bus

The Baton Rouge Police Department is responding to reports of a stolen school bus being driven by a juvenile.

  Two injured in drive-by shooting overnight

Two people have been injured in an overnight drive-by shooting according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

  71-year-old dead after accidental shooting on Jackson Ave

One person is dead after a shooting on Jackson Ave, emergency officials say.

CRIME STOPPERS: Man wanted on domestic abuse charges

Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department are currently looking for a man accused of domestic abuse.

LSUPD seeking person of interest in theft case near Canal Hall

The LSU Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying and locating a person accused of theft.

Authorities arrest man accused of arson at hardware store in Central

Officials with the Baton Rouge Fire Department (BRFD) say a man accused of intentionally setting fires around a hardware store in Central in August.

Former SU band director pleads guilty to federal embezzlement charge, attorney confirms

Former Southern University band director, Nathan Haymer, has pleaded guilty to a federal embezzlement charge.

  Millennial Park hosts its first National Night Out Against Crime event

Tuesday night (Oct. 6), people in Baton Rouge had the chance to spend some time with the men and women tasked with keeping the community safe.

  BRPD addresses uptick in deadly domestic violence cases

The Baton Rouge Police Department held a press conference about domestic violence awareness Tuesday Oct. 6.

IMAGES: Vandals damage City Park Carousel and Storyland

The antique band organ and a carousel horse were damaged with what appears to be a screwdriver. Other carousel horses had their tails ripped off

  Fresh out of prison, former Ascension Parish deputy captured in South Carolina after being on the run for crimes against children

A former Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) deputy, who was released from prison just seven months ago, has been captured by authorities in York County, S.C. after being on the run since Oct. 1.

  POLICE: 3 men injured in drive-by shooting in Mid City near N 26th, Laurel streets

Multiple people were reportedly shot Monday night (Oct. 5) near the intersection of N 26th and Laurel streets.

DA: Homicides in EBR Parish have already surpassed 2019 totals; significant increase in domestic violence-related cases 

Anthony Marshall's death became the 85th homicide in East Baton Rouge Parish in 2020. His family and law enforcement officials are asking for the public to come forward to help stop the violence.

  Deputies arrest juvenile in connection with fatal stabbing in Ascension Parish

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with a fatal stabbing Monday, Oct. 5.

  CRIME STOPPERS: 2 women accused of home invasion, simple battery turn themselves in

Two women have turned themselves in on charges of home invasion and simple burglary after Crime Stoppers put out a call for their arrest Thursday, Oct. 1.

  Suspect arrested in connection to fatal shooting on Highland Road

The Baton Rouge Police Department have made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in the 5100 block of Highland Road on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Profanity laced audio raises further questions about man’s death in Louisiana State Police custody

Profanity laced audio obtained by WAFB appears to reveal a member of law enforcement discussing use of force against a black man in a case that has prompted cries of a coverup in Louisiana’s law enforcement community.

  LSP trooper now indicted in traffic stop shooting in summer of 2018

A Louisiana State Police trooper has been placed on leave hours after being indicted on charges connected to a July 2018 traffic stop.

  5 arrested for ‘shooting up’ Plaquemine, using Molotov cocktails

Sheriff Stassi says the shootings in Iberville Parish have to stop.

Man arrested for attempted murder of 8-year-old Mandeville boy, mother also arrested

An 8-year-old boy said a Mississippi man tried to choke him to death in a Mandeville residence. The boy’s mother was also arrested.

  18-year-old female killed in Donaldsonville

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred in Donaldsonville shortly before 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Shocking videos lead to arrest of 'Sons of Guns’ reality show star

Kris Ford, who starred on the reality TV show “Sons of Guns,” has been charged with domestic abuse battery after multiple videos allegedly show him pushing, slapping, and choking a woman while threatening her life.

Baton Rouge man arrested, accused of breaking into stores with concrete block, stealing cigarettes and liquor

A Baton Rouge man has been arrested in connection with multiple burglaries, officials with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office report.

White Castle man arrested for allegedly firing into vehicle with two young children inside

A man from White Castle has been arrested for reportedly shooting at someone driving a car on Highway 405 in Donaldsonville.

  ‘You got to respect the people that live here’: Neighbors and Crime Stoppers asking for anonymous tips to solve crimes

Officials at Crime Stoppers say they need your anonymous tips to help solve crimes.

BRPD: Man arrested in connection with overdose death of Baton Rouge woman

Authorities with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested a man in connection with the overdose death of a Baton Rouge woman.

Pregnant Louisiana woman killed during struggle over gun

A five months pregnant Louisiana woman was fatally shot while struggling over a gun with her boyfriend.

  NBA YoungBoy ‘not guilty,' attorneys say following arrest of 16 on drug, gun charges

NBA YoungBoy faces a number of drug and firearm charges. Police say all 16 face similar variations of the same charges.

Woman, child shot off Prescott Road near W Brookstown; arrest made

Police responded to reports of a double shooting in Baton Rouge Tuesday, Sept. 29.

  BRPD makes arrest in deadly 2019 shooting on Blueberry Street

Police have made an arrest in a deadly shooting case from November of 2019.

EBR Office of the Public Defender calls for review of cases involving BRPD officer who allegedly made racist comments online

The East Baton Rouge Office of the Public Defender (OPDBR) says it is “deeply disturbed” by racists comments a sergeant with the Baton Rouge Police Department allegedly made on a website recently.

BRPD responds to shooting on Alvin Dark

The Baton Rouge Police Department is responding to a shooting in the 4400 block of Alvin Dark Drive Sunday, Sept. 27.

St. Tammany Parish deputies seize 54 pounds of cocaine during traffic stop

St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies arrested the man outside of Slidell with cocaine hidden in a toolbox compartment.

Ascension, EBR, and Livingston sheriff’s offices to receive more than $222K from DOJ, Rep. Graves says

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will be giving $222,190 to three law enforcement agencies in the Baton Rouge area to reduce and prevent crime, according to Rep. Garret Graves.

Man wanted in connection with shooting in St. Gabriel

The St. Gabriel Police Department is currently searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting.