EBRSO responds to elementary school for unloaded gun found in class

The School Drug Task Force responded to a call today at approximately 12:30 p.m. to Westdale Heights Elementary, 2000 College Drive, in reference to a gun found on the floor of a 5th grade classroom.

Man dies after being hit by car on Nicholson Drive

A 65-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car Monday morning. Police say the victim Carrei Johnson was struck shortly after 1:00 a.m. on May 5, near 4400 Nicholson Drive.

UPDATE: Warrants issued in East Feliciana double murder

UPDATE 05-05-14: State Police now have arrest warrants for Armando Reyes Diaz and Dulce Maria Funez. Diaz and Funez are suspects in the double murder that happened in Ethel, Louisiana on or about Sunday, April 27.

BR man allegedly rapes 11-year-old while mom is at party

An 18-year-old from Baton Rouge man is in prison after being accused of raping an 11-year-old girl in Baker.

Plaquemine PD: 2 people arrested, 1 suspect wanted in murder on Government Street

Two people are behind bars, and Plaquemine Police are looking for a third person in the murder and armed robbery of a man in his home on Government Street.

BRPD: 2 suspects wanted in connection with Armed Robbery at Clicks Billiards

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating an Armed Robbery of Clicks Billiards, 5124 Corporate Blvd, which occurred around 4:45am Sunday.

UPDATE: BRPD locates student who shot at school bus in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Police have located the student accused of shooting at his school bus near the intersection of North 44th Street and Jonah in Baton Rouge. That's between North Street and Gus Young Avenue. 

Suspect shot, EBRSO Deputies OK after shootout in Tigerland

EBRSO Deupties are investigating shootout in the 4600 Block of YA Tittle Road, just off Bob Pettit in the Tigerland area of Baton Rouge. 

BRPD identifies body found on sidewalk at Scenic Hwy, Mulberry St

UPDATE 5-2-14: The victim found dead on the sidewalk on Scenic Highway Wednesday night was identified as Calvin Gholar, 49. According to the Baton Rouge Police Departmet, Gholar died from trauma injuries to the head.

3 arrested for meth lab in Tangipahoa

Three people from Tangipahoa Parish were arrested on Tuesday for running an active methamphetamine laboratory.

Opelousas pair arrested on drug charges after hours of surveillance

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Cory Williams and Jasmine Rideau, both of Opelousas, on Wednesday for several drug charges.

BRPD looking for suspect in Sonny's BBQ burglary

Baton Rouge Police are trying to identify the person in this photo, who is accused of burglarizing the Sonny’s BBQ, 12475 Florida Blvd., on April 18.

60-year-old Hammond man resists arrest all the way to jail

Lentheric Benjamin, 60, of Ponchatoula, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with two counts of resisting arrest and one count of battery on a police officer.

BRPD investigates shooting death in parking lot on Margie Street

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting death that happened Thursday morning around 2:00 a.m.

Eunice man tries to burn down house with 4 people inside

John Bourque, 52, of Eunice, was arrested and charged with four counts of attempted first degree murder, aggravated arson, and criminal damage to property on Tuesday, April 29.