Crime

WANTED: Man accused of fatally shooting ex-girlfriend on Joyce Drive

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they are asking for the public’s help in locating a man accused of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend Wednesday, Sept. 16.

Man recaptured after escaping Tanigpahoa Jail

  Arrest made after quadruple shooting in Baker leaves child hurt

Man accused of sexually assaulting three juveniles, deputies say

Arrest made in shooting death of 22-year-old woman in Tigerland apartment

  AG’s Office announces more than 50 arrests connected to Paycheck Protection Program fraud

Police: 3 brothers accused of raping girl; 1 is on the run

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  BRPD: 1 dead, 1 critically injured after being shot in car while at intersection of N 38th, Winbourne

Zachary police assist victims in Baker shooting

6 arrested in fatal shooting of Baton Rouge woman during trail ride in Tangipahoa Parish

One person shot near Gardere Lane

27-year-old killed in Baton Rouge shooting

Man fatally shot, allegedly by neighbor, in St. Gabriel

One suspect arrested after deadly shooting at apartment complex on Jefferson Hwy.

One suspect in Mississippi have now been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting that happened at an apartment complex on Jefferson Highway back on Aug. 21.

  Five injured in Donaldsonville shooting

APSO responded to a shooting in Donaldsonville that injured five.

  18-year-old killed in N. Ardenwood Drive shooting

Authorities are currently investigating a shooting in the 600 block of N Ardenwood Drive.

BRPD responding to Heidel Street shooting

Officials are responding to a shooting in the 6000 block of Heidel Drive.

CRIME STOPPERS: Baton Rouge Fire Department searching for arson suspect

Shooting reported on N Marque Ann Drive

ARRESTED: Man accused of rape in Livingston Parish

Authorities recover 2 stolen trailers from S.C. filled with meals for Hurricane Laura victims

  Victim identified in shooting near downtown Baton Rouge

Second arrest made after deadly shooting, apparent armed robbery on La Annie Drive

Teen injured during overnight shooting on Jefferson Ave.

A Baton Rouge teen was injured early Wednesday morning after shots were fired.

1 dead, 2 Lake Charles evacuees arrested after New Orleans shooting

1 suspect accused in Memorial Day shooting that injured 7

  Law enforcement hopeful Real Time Crime Center will help after violent weekend in Baton Rouge

Labor Day weekend was very busy in terms of violent crimes in Baton Rouge, so what can law enforcement to do to help address the issue?

BRPD investigating shooting near Fairmont Street that left one injured

Authorities with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they are investigating a shooting near Fairmont Street that happened during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 8.

  BRPD asking for public’s help as officers investigate 4 shootings during Labor Day weekend

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they are investigating four shootings that left three people dead and three people injured during the Labor Day weekend.

BRPD responding to shooting on N. Ardenwood Drive

The Baton Rouge Police department is responding to reports of a shooting in the 1200 block of North Ardenwood Drive.

  BRPD: 14-year-old injured in shooting near Gus Young Avenue

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are investigating a shooting in the 1500 block of N 47th Street, near Gus Young Avenue, that injured a 14-year-old girl.

  Family of 22-year-old mother found dead in Tigerland apartment asking for help

Authorities are investigating the death of a person found in a Tigerland apartment.

  38-year-old man in critical condition after officer-involved shooting in Iberville

The Iberville Parish Sheriff’s office is investigating an officer involved shooting.

  44-year-old man dead, two others injured, during shooting on Choctaw Drive

The Baton Rouge Police Department is responding to reports of a shooting in the 1900 block of Choctaw Drive.

  3-year-old girl killed during unsolved drive-by shooting in Baton Rouge, officers say

A 3-year-old girl was killed in an unsolved shooting Friday, Sept. 4, Baton Rouge police officials said.

Victim identified in Livingston Parish fatal shooting

Officials have identified a man shot and killed on Sept. 3 in Livingston Parish.

Victim suffers serious injuries in Cedar Lake shooting

One person was injured in a shooting in Baton Rouge Friday morning.

  Trader Joe’s murder suspect released from prison after posting bail

Jace Boyd, the man accused of shooting and killing Danny Buckley in a Trader Joe’s parking lot, has posted bail and was released from prison, records show.

CRIME STOPPERS: LPSO searching for fugitive wanted on drug charges

Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for a man wanted on drug charges.

Three arrested in multi-parish check-cashing scheme; two wanted

Detectives say a number of checks had been illegally produced and cashed at a Pierre Part retail outlet.

  Baton Rouge, La. man accused of raping 12-year-old he met on social media

The victim told detectives she believed the man was 19 years old.

Authorities searching for suspect following officer-involved shooting

Investigators say the suspect steered a vehicle at the trooper, causing them to discharge their firearm.

  Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti

Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.

  1 man injured in shooting on Nebraska Street

Emergency officials responded to a reported shooting on Nebraska Street Tuesday afternoon.

DOC investigating death of Angola inmate

Investigators with the Louisiana Department of Corrections (DOC) say possible criminal charges are pending after the death of an inmate at Louisiana State Penitentiary Tuesday, Sept. 1.

  2 arrested after 19-year-old shot dead during robbery attempt on Delaware Street

Two people have been arrested in connection with a robbery attempt that resulted in a 19-year-old male being shot and killed.

  Baker police looking to identify armed, masked home invasion suspect; victim recounts terrifying ordeal

Police are searching for a masked gunman in an apparent home invasion in Baker.

  Grotesque, graphic evidence presented against former Livingston Parish deputy, former teacher accused of sexual abuse of children

State prosecutors introduced evidence Friday, Aug. 28 that they say paints a picture of a lustful disposition and attraction to children by Dennis and Cynthia Perkins.

  One injured in shooting on N. Marque Ann Drive

Baton Rouge Police Department is responding to a shooting on North Marque Ann Drive.

Woman arrested for murder of Shakie Peters

St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman on Friday, Aug. 28 for the murder of Shakie Peters.

Pregnant woman shot inside car

A pregnant woman is fighting for her life after shots were fired into her car.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Attorneys call for internal investigation into deadly parking lot shooting case

Jace Boyd is behind bars on a $300,000 bond after allegedly shooting and killing a man who was asking for money in the Trader Joe’s parking lot on Perkins Road, but his arrest is only leading to more questions about how the Baton Rouge Police Department handled the case.

  CRIME STOPPERS: Livingston Parish man wanted for attempted murder

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a man wanted for attempted second-degree murder.

  SOURCE: Man shot, killed in Trader Joe’s parking lot was reportedly panhandling

The man who was shot in the parking lot of Trader Joe’s in Baton Rouge had been panhandling at the time, a source familiar with the investigation says.

Corrections officer accused of having inappropriate sexual relationship with inmate

A correctional officer at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has been arrested and charged for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate.

  Mid-City lawn workers robbed in broad daylight

Lawn care workers were reportedly robbed of their equipment at gunpoint while working in broad daylight in Baton Rouge’s Mid-City Monday.

Missing 14-year-old Coushatta girl found safe, police say

Louisiana State Police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl from Coushatta.

  Man dies after shooting in Trader Joe’s parking lot on Perkins

Baton Rouge Police responded to a shooting in the 3500 block of Perkins Road Saturday, Aug. 22 just before 7 p.m.

Central Fire Department searching for person of interest in suspected arson outside businesses on Sullivan Road

Investigators are searching for a person of interest after fires were ignited outside three businesses on Sullivan Road.

  BRPD investigating homicide after a man killed in hit and run

A person was reportedly laying in the highway when a vehicle struck and killed them.

21-year-old woman fatally shot on Goudchaux Street

One person was killed in a shooting Friday morning, police say.

  EXCLUSIVE: LSU interim president would be ‘surprised’ and ‘concerned’ if procedures weren’t followed in Guice case

A former LSU tennis player says allegations that Derrius Guice raped her in 2016 were not properly investigated by school officials.

CRIME STOPPERS: Man and woman wanted on attempted murder charges

Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office say they are asking for the public’s help in locating two fugitives wanted on attempted murder charges.

  One killed in Zachary stabbing; victim identified

Police are investigating a deadly stabbing that happened Wednesday morning in Zachary.

WANTED: Man accused of attempted murder in Amite

Authorities with the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office say they are asking for the public’s help in locating a man accused of attempted second-degree murder.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Man accused of killing girlfriend was due in court over recent alleged abuse

The man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend to death in Zachary early Wednesday morning (Aug. 19) was due in court in a few weeks after being arrested back in June for allegedly attacking the same woman.

  Judge rules crime-ridden complex in Tigerland is a ‘nuisance'

A judge has deemed one particular apartment complex in Tigerland is a nuisance.

  Police arrest 2 in connection with shooting death of man near Greenwell Street

Authorities with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a 66-year-old man.

Fight in prison leads to death of Angola inmate; investigation underway

Potential criminal charges are pending after the death of an inmate at Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola.

Police: La. Cab driver killed by impaired driver was set to retire Monday

The crash killed 63-year-old Byron Rhodes

  Man accused in murder-for-hire plot also charged in connection with 2008 homicide

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department have made an arrest in a homicide case from 2008, the department announced Monday, Aug. 17.

20-year-old man accused of raping underage girl he met via social media

A 20-year-old man is now behind bars after being accused of raping a girl under the age of 13.

BRFD investigating arson on Evangeline Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a vacant house fire that occurred in the 4300 block of Evangeline Street

SPD: Woman survives shooting on I-20, two injured; suspect sought

According to Shreveport police, a woman who was initially reported as dead after a drive-by shooting has survived.

  3 charged in Chili’s hostess attack caught on video

Three women are behind bars, facing battery charges after viral video captured an alleged attack on a hostess at Chili’s.

  3 teens arrested for firing shots along Airline Highway in Gonzales

Gunfire broke out along on Airline Highway in Gonzales Thursday afternoon (Aug. 13).

More details released about Shreveport hospital shooting, carjacking and later capture of alleged gunman

New information on a shooting in a Shreveport pediatric Intensive Care Unit that turned into a carjacking, and a police chase in Mississippi.

One injured in shooting at Grambling State University

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13.

Man wanted for allegedly strangling pregnant woman

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a man accused of strangling a pregnant woman.

Suspects in the fatal shooting of Trooper Lt. Troy Morris in custody facing murder charges

The two men and one teenager charged with the shooting death of Trooper Lt. Morris are all in the custody of law enforcement.

Denham woman cited for illegal release of monitor lizard into the wild; lizard still on the loose

A Denham Springs woman has been cited by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) after reportedly releasing a monitor lizard into the wild in Livingston Parish.

  Mardi Gras Indian Tribe Queen killed in N.O. East

The Mardi Gras Indian Tribe, the Spirit of FiYiYi, mourns their big queen, 55-year-old Kim Boutte.