CrimeTracker

EBRSO looking for CVS robbery suspect

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a suspect in the robbery of CVS Pharmacy on George O’Neal. The incident happened Thursday morning shortly after 9:00 a.m.

LA warehouse manager sentenced for stealing $900K in aircraft parts

U.S. Attorney announced that Robert Michal Styron, 38, of Iowa, LA, was sentenced to 36 months in prison with three years of supervised release for stealing over $900,000 worth of aircraft parts.

BR man found shot to death on Cate Avenue

Baton Rouge police are investigating a murder that happened Wednesday night around 9:00 p.m. on Cate Avenue. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Major Brown, of Cate Avenue.

4-year-old killed by driver in Ouachita Parish

A four-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle around 9:45 p.m. on US Highway 165, south of Interstate 20 in Ouachita Parish.

New Iberia woman charged for death of 2 Parish workers

A New Iberia woman, Alicia Marie Mire, 26, has been formerly charged with two counts of Negligent Homicide after she caused an accident that resulted in the death of two Iberia Parish employees on Tuesday afternoon.

Nagin sentenced to 10 years

U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan sentenced former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to 10 years on Wednesday. Nagin is also ordered to pay $84,000 in restitution. Nagin could have been sentenced up to 20 years for his convictions.

Hammond OMV employee arrested for theft, malfeasance in office

A 46-year-old Hammond woman, Gezelle Buchanan, of Pine Grove, LA, was arrested for felony theft and malfeasance in office while employed at the Office of Motor Vehicles in Hammand.

Baton Rouge Brother-sister duo arrested for Medicaid fraud

The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office reported that siblings Cleveland and Barbara Smith were arrested for conspiring to cheat the state’s Medicaid program.

Fund set up for 9 children whose parents died in murder suicide in Opelousas

A fund has been set up for the nine children left behind after both of their parents died in a murder suicide in Opelousas on July 4.

Gonzales Police seek public's help identifying suspect in credit card theft

Gonzales police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a local convenience store on June 4, 2014. The suspect charged $52.50, according to a police statement.

Celestine officially charged in death of 12-year-old St. James girl

The man held in connection with the disappearance of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey has officially been charged with her murder.

1 in custody after fleeing scene of fatal crash in Plaquemines Parish

One man is in custody after fleeing the scene of a fatal car crash in Plaquemines Parish.

Man arrested in Bayou Vista for theft, DWI, switched plate

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Leonard Yarborough, 52, of Berwick, LA Tuesday morning around 2:21 a.m. on theft and alcohol related charges.

Franklin woman arrested for battery on a juvenile

A 33-year-old Franklin woman was arrested Tuesday morning around 3:00 a.m. for domestic abuse and simple battery.

Former East Carroll Parish Sheriff sentenced to 3 years probation

Former East Carroll Parish Sheriff, Mark Wayne Shumate, 52, of Lake Providence, LA, was sentenced to three years of probation for hunting with a convicted felon.