UPDATE: Police arrest Craigslist scammer in New Orleans

UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police say Larry Sherman was arrested on February 17, during a traffic stop in New Orleans. He was charged with five counts of felony theft.

EBR Sheriff looking for woman seen using stolen bank card

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect using a stolen bank card. According to investigators, the victim lost her card at the Racetrac gas station on Siegen Lane in late December of 2013.

LSP traffic stop leads to pursuit, arrest of Kaplan, LA fugitive

Louisiana State Police report that two men from Kaplan, LA, including a wanted probation violator with a violent criminal past, are in custody following a police chase in Vermilion Parish.

Hammond man severely beats woman, resists officers

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s office reported that Christopher Adam Wier, 29, of Hammond, was arrested and charged with second degree batter, two counts of resisting arrest by force, and public intimidation on Monday, Feb. 17.

EBRSO arrest man with makings of meth lab

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office reported on Tuesday, Feb. 18, that Polo Mouton, 31, was arrested on several drug charges.

UPDATE: Police catch burglars wanted for stealing Skip Bertman's World Series rings

UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police Detectives have recovered all 21 LSU championship rings which were taken in the burglary.  -----

Man knocks Terrebonne Parish deputy unconscious during Mardi Gras party brawl

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a member of the Krewe of Hercules Carnival Club, Dylan Joseph Yates, 20, after he assaulted a cop at a Mardi Gras party Friday night.

Lake Charles police arrest suspect for 7 vehicle burglaries

The Lake Charles Police Department arrested Shawn Stephen Calhoun, 33, of Bell City, LA, for a rash of vehicle burglaries.

BR police arrest 3 for armed robbery of Papa John’s

Baton Rouge Police have arrested three men in connection with the Armed Robbery of Papa John’s on Lee Drive that happened on Sunday, Feb, 16, at about 10:36 p.m.

Missing 12-year-old Kansas girl found in Lafayette Parish

A 12-year-old girl from Kansas is safe in police custody after Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s deputies found her at house on Lantier Road in Lafayette Parish.

BRPD: investigating armed robbery of a convenience store

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of La Frontera Convenience Store, 11219 Muriel Drive, that occurred yesterday evening around 7:35pm. Two suspects walked into the store with handguns demanding money.

LSP: approximately 23 pounds of marijuana found in US Army Sergeant's duffle bag

Shortly after 3:00 am on Sunday, February 16, 2014, a State Trooper stopped a Chrysler 200 on I-10 eastbound west of LA Hwy 415 in West Baton Rouge Parish for a traffic violation.

LPSO Deputy arrested in connection with shots fired, narcotics evidence

On February 9, 2014, members of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division began looking into an early morning complaint of shots fired in the area of Vermillion Drive in Denham Springs.

64-year-old Kentwood man arrested for child pornography

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested Kenneth D. Dillon, 64, of Kentwood on child pornography charges. Detectives searched Dillon’s residence Friday morning, Feb. 14.

Kenner woman arrested for stealing from elderly Medicaid patients

A Kenner woman has been arrested for stealing nearly $134,000 from Louisiana Medicaid recipients, according to a statement released by the Attorney General’s Office.