CrimeTracker

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."

Employee steals over $16K from Mary Bird Cancer Center

Police are looking for a man who stole over $16,000 from the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. 

Man faces murder charge for beating 5-year-old son to death

A  man is now facing murder charges after beating his 5-year-old son to death. The Baton Rouge Police Department is now rebooking Vernell Day, 36, for 1st Degree Murder after he was originally arrested on August 19, 2014.

EBRSO offers $10K reward in case of drive-by shooting that killed 7-year-old

The sheriff’s office is offering a $10,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest of those responsible for the drive-by shooting that killed a seven-year-old child on August 16, 2014.

VIDEO: Man burglarizes 7 unlocked cars in Prairieville subdivision

Deputies are looking for a white man who was caught on video burglarizing a car in Prairieville.

LSP arrests Denham Springs man for 3rd DWI, possession of meth

On August 19, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop “A” arrested 47 year old David K. Poole of Denham Springs for 3rd offense DWI along with several other charges.