CrimeTracker

LPSO arrests several drug dealers for meth, heroin

Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard said drugs are poisoning our community. That's why he has made it a priority to get them out of Livingston Parish, starting with the dealers.

1 killed, 1 injured during 3 shootings in Lafayette

Police are investigating three shootings that killed one man and sent another man to the hospital in Lafayette. The first shooting happened around 10:30 a.m. on November 21, 2014, in the 800 block of West Gilman Road.

Gonzales man wanted on assault charges

Right now, Gonzales Police officers are looking for a man who is wanted on assault charges.

New Orleans man arrested on 31 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a New Orleans man on 31 counts of child pornography, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Independence man arrested for molesting a 4-year-old

An Independence man is now in jail on child molestation charges after admitting to being sexually aroused by a 4-year-old, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff's Deputy demoted, taken off the road

The West Feliciana Sheriff's Office says Captain Michael Taylor interfered with a traffic stop, where another deputy stopped a driver for speeding 96 mph in a 65 mph zone. 

Owners of Baker smoke shop face drug, weapons charges after synthetic pot bust

The owners of a Baker smoke shop are now in jail on drug and weapons charges after a synthetic marijuana bust on November 19, 2014.

Man who allegedly killed West St. John football coach turns himself in

The man who allegedly shot and killed a West St. John High School assistant football coach is now in jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Deputies find over 15 lbs of heroin hidden inside fire extinguishers

A Texas man is now in jail after deputies say they found more than 15 pounds of Heroin in his luggage.

3 arrested in connection with Ponchatoula home burglaries

The man responsible for recent home burglaries in the Ponchatoula area is now in jail, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities target BR shops selling synthetic marijuana

 Right now, more than 1,500 packets of synthetic marijuana are off the streets tonight, and nearly a dozen smoke shop workers are in the East Baton Rouge Jail because of it.

Suspect named in shooting death of West St. John coach

Baton Rouge Police officers are looking for Kendric Letrell Cloud, 25, of Baker, who is wanted in connection with the shooting death of West St. John High School assistant football coach Juan Joseph.

Teen stops mother's rape in Assumption Parish

A Belle Rose man is now in jail after authorities say he tried to rape a woman in her home. Deputies say Henry Buggage, 58, gave the woman a ride home on November 16, 2014, from the Alexis Sports Bar.

3 Hammond men arrested for cutting 19-year-old

Three Hammond men are now in jail after deputies say they cut a 19-year-old man in the face. It happened around 3:00 p.m. on November 16, 2014, on Milton Road.

West St. John HS football coach killed outside BR nightclub

Investigators say West St. John High School quarterbacks coach Juan Joseph was shot during an argument early Sunday outside of a nightclub near I-10.