CrimeTracker

BRPD investigates shooting on Village St.

A 52-year-old man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injures after being shot late Tuesday night. Around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Baton Rouge Police responded to a shooting on Village Street.

UPDATE: 7 arrested in Darrow murder case

UPDATE 4-39-14: Bruce James, the seventh suspect wanted for the murder of 23-year-old Isaac Prestly, has been arrested. -----

Police in Hammond arrest suspect for multiple burglaries

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested 30-year-old Elbert J. Pierre III, in connection with multiple burglaries. On April 23, Pierre was identified as a suspect in a residential burglary on Cannino Road.

Gonzales man charged with 119 felony counts for obscene phone calls

Gonzales police arrested Richard Dent Jr., 42, for making obscene phone calls to local businesses between February and April. Dent was originally arrested on April 24, for drug crimes.

Gonzales police search for bank fraud fugitive

The Gonzales Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with locating Christopher Paul Marsland, wanted for Bank Fraud and theft.

St. Landry Parish deputies arrest man with nearly 1,000 bags of synthetic weed

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested 25-year-old Xavier Bush Jr. on Monday for being in possession of hundreds of synthetic marijuana packages that tested positive for a controlled dangerous substance.

BRPD searching for bank robbery suspect

Baton Rouge Police are on the lookout for a man who robbed the Regents Bank on South Sherwood Forest at 3:55 on Monday. They say the black male suspect entered the bank, went up to the teller, pointed a gun and demanded cash.

Slidell: 19-Year-Old takes infant son on drug deal, near-deadly police chase

Jeovon Mitchell, 19, of New Orleans, is in jail and facing two counts of attempted first degree murder of a police officer, along with several other charges.

Man dead after impaired driver causes head-on crash in Lafayette Parish

A woman from Scott, LA, faces vehicular homicide charges after causing a head-on crash that killed a 74-year-old Duson man.

Woman rearrested for calling LA State Police Crime Lab to destroy evidence

Louisiana State Police arrested Jana Pourciau, 23, after she called the State Police Crime Lab posing as an official with the 18th Judicial District Court and tried to get her toxicology evidence destroyed.

Hammond: Police discover active meth lab in home with 3 young children

Four people are in jail after Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies discovered an active meth lab while investigating a burglary at a residence in Hammond.

LA based health companies to pay $150M for Medicare fraud

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that the Louisiana based company Amedisys Inc.

NOPD officer arrested on 38 counts of child pornography charges

A New Orleans Police Department officer is in jail for possessing child pornography. Bradley Wax, 54, of Mandeville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with 38 counts of pornography involving juveniles.

2 Gonzales residents arrested on several drug charges

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people for illegal drug activity following a joint investigation with the Gonzales Police Department.

No charges brought against person who shot Scott Thomas, man who kidnapped, tortured ex-girlfriend

A Grand Jury on Wednesday found that the person who shot Scott Thomas was justified in the incident and that no charges will be brought against the shooter.