CrimeTracker

Man shot by LPSO during suicide attempt

Just after 3:00p.m., Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 31-thousand block of Old Baton Rouge Hwy located in the Albany area in reference to an attempted suicide involving a firearm.

BR TV personality Scott Rogers shot & killed, another man in critical condition

UPDATE: The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office has notified family members of the murder victim. He's been identified as Baton Rouge TV personality Scott Rogers, who hosted the Around Town TV Show on weekend mornings.

APSO identifies suspect in Prairieville car burglaries

Deputies need your help finding a white man who burglarized several cars in a Prairieville neighborhood.

Lafayette schools cleared, lockdown lifted

UPDATE: Lafayette area authorities say the schools have been checked out, and are delcared safe. The lockdown has been lifted.  ------

AG arrests Marrero woman for child sex trafficking

A Marrero woman has been arrested on charges related to the trafficking of juveniles for sexual purposes, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Deputies searching for man wanted in St. Martinville shooting

Two men are in jail and another suspect is at large for shooting a man in St. Martinville on August 18, 2014.

BR psychiatrist gets 7 years in prison for $258M Medicare fraud scheme

A Louisiana psychiatrist was sentenced in federal court in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today to serve 86 months in prison for his role in a $258.5 million Medicare fraud scheme involving partial hospitalization psychiatric services.

Police shutdown 8 Lafayette massage parlors for prostitution, suspect human trafficking

Lafayette Police in joint effort with the Federal Government and both Calcasieu and Bossier Parish Law Enforcement Agencies have announced today an investigation that had lead to arrests and seizures at 8 massage parlor locations in Lafayette

Gonzales PD arrest 2 men for stealing over $1,400 with gas card

Two Gonzales men are now facing theft charges after stealing over $1,400 with a company gas credit card.

LSP needs your help finding car responsible for hit and run in St. Amant

Troopers are asking the public’s help in locating a vehicle which was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week.

Arson fire causes $80K in damage to home on Mission Street

Baton Rouge fire officials are currently investigating an arson fire that caused $80,000 in damage to a vacant home.

EBRSO arrests teacher for having sex with 16-year-old student

Ashley Dowden, 39, is facing felony sex charges tonight. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says she admitted to having sex with one of her 16-year-old students.

APSO arrests Prairieville man for stealing nearly $5K from employer

A Paririeville man is now facing felony theft charges for using a company credit card for personal use. Investigators say Joseph Albert, 44, charged $4,980.33 on his employer’s gas card.

BRAVE holding 'Gas for Guns' buyback program August 23

City officials are holding a gun buyback program that will give residents gas cards for turning in guns.

LSP says 66-year-old man tried to buy child for sex

A Louisiana man is behind bars, accused of attempting to buy a child for sex. 66-year-old Ernest Kickel, Jr. is charged with "attempted aggravated rape" and for "trafficking children for sexual purposes."