CrimeTracker

11 arrested in Baton Rouge during multi-agency human trafficking bust

Law enforcement arrested eleven individuals in a multi-agency task force operation focused on human trafficking on October 9, 2014. The operation was part of ongoing efforts targeting human trafficking and prostitution throughout the state.

Attorney General arrests Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

AG busts Romanian organized crime ring in Lafayette area, 2 still at large

Seven people have been arrested today on felony racketeering charges for participating in an online sales scam, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. The suspects are believed to be members and affiliates of Romanian organized crime.

Gonzales PD: woman embezzles over $200K from furniture store

A St. Amant woman is now in jail for embezzling over $200,000 from a furniture store, according to the Gonzales Police Department.

Shooting on Louisiana Avenue leaves man in hospital with life-threatening injuries

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Darrow Assistant Fire Chief arrested for improper use of fuel card

On September 22, 2014 Peter Robblin chief of the Darrow 5th ward volunteer Fire Department report to Gonzales Investigators that he had conducted and internal audit and discovered questionable fuel purchase which had been made by his Assistant

LPSO uses helicopters, K9 teams to catch Albany car thief

An Albany man is now in jail after stealing a car and running from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies.

Former False River Academy volleyball coach accused of sexual misconduct with student

The former girls’ volleyball coach of False River Academy is now in jail on charges of sexual misconduct with a female student, according to the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Ax-wielding employee attacks man in New Orleans

A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly attacked another man with an ax.

LSP conducts manhunt for man wanted Walker sex offender

Louisiana State Police along with surrounding law enforcement agencies are looking for Dennis Shampine. He was spotted by a state trooper this morning and then got away.

BRAVE arrests 10, confiscates over 500 grams of drugs in first nine days of October 2014

The Baton Rouge Police Department says its violence elimination unit (BRAVE) has confiscated 578.7 grams of drugs and arrested ten people in the first nine days of October 2014. Nine out of the ten arrests involed drugs or guns.

Trooper catches 2 Houma men stealing SUV, finds heroin

Two Houma men currently remain in the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex on a $200,000 bond following their arrest on drug and weapon charges by an observant Trooper investigating suspicious activity.

St. Mary Parish deputies make arrest in Four Corners homicide case

UPDATE (10/9/14): St. Mary Parish deputies have arrested Anthony Jamal Loston, 24, of Jeanerette, LA. in connection to the murder of Ronald J. Chillis Jr.

$11K cash, drugs found in convicted felon's Gonzales home

A Gonzales man is now in jail after detectives found drugs and over $11,000 cash in his home.

2 men shot in arm during seperate overnight shootings

 Baton Rouge Police are investigating two overnight shootings that left two people injured. The first shooting happened on Boulevard De Province just before 9:30 p.m. on October 7, 2014.