CrimeTracker

BRPD looking for murder suspect James Dean

Baton Rouge Police have issued an arrest warrant for James Dean, 23, who is accused of striking 53-year-old Michael Taylor in the head with a tire tool during a family fight on Jan. 1, 2014.

Man wearing motorcycle helmet robs bank in Geismar

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who robbed a bank in Geismar.

Nervous meth dealer almost passes out during search warrant

A suspected Chrystal Meth dealer was arrested in Pierre Part. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack said his deputies arrested 24-year-old Brian Metrejean, during a warranted search of his residence, on February 17.

Lake Charles man allegedly holds woman at gunpoint, ties her up, beats her

Lake Charles police arrested Jeremy Payne, 29, after he allegedly beat a woman and held her captive by threatening her with a gun.

TPSO seeks identity of suspects in camper burglary

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the three people shown in the photo. According to police, the images are from a deer camera. 

BR police arrest 19-year-old for 2nd degree murder in Lake Calais homicide

Windall Herring, 19, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the murder of 55-year-old John Bannon. Bannon was found with head injuries in the 1600 block of Lake Calais on Feb.1, around 9:30 p.m.

2 men charged with 4 recent business robberies

Demarcus Mathews and Terrance Venson have been connected and charged with several recent armed robberies that have happened in February 2014.

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.