CrimeTracker

Former Sorrento Police Chief Theriot admits to sexual assault, lying to FBI

Former Sorrento Police Chief Earl L. Theriot, 65, pled guilty to lying during an FBI investigation of a criminal civil rights case and admitted to sexually assaulting a woman while serving as Sorrento Chief of Police in November 2013.

Thibodaux man intimidates, robs witness; bail set over $100K

A Thibodaux man has been arrested for allegedly intimidating and robbing a witness.

Multi-agency operation leads to 16 arrests in Slidell

16 people were arrested in Slidell after a “proactive” operation, involving local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Deadly Jonesville fire ruled arson

Two men were arrested for starting a fire that claimed the life of 36-year-old Kevin Wiley on Friday.

UPDATE: BRPD: 2 teens arrested in connection to fatal shooting of a teen

Most recent update:  Baton Rouge Police Investigators arrested two men connection with the shooting on South 15th. Saturday Police arrested Harold Retana, 18 around 4:30pm.

St. Gabriel teen shot, killed in BR; neighbors outraged

"I come home from work to see a body laid in the middle of the street no cover no nothing just out," said resident, Brent Brown.  Evidence markers cover the ground where police found 18-year old Marvin Thomas.

Lafayette police make arrest for Aggravated Incest and Pornography involving Juvenile

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested Wayne Demond Dixon 35 years old of Carencro based on a complaint from a family member that Dixon has sexually assaulted a relative who is under the age of 17 and facilitated the transmissi

BRAVE raid puts seven in jail, police say this is only the begining

Seven people are in jail thanks to efforts by the brave team and law enforcement officials say this is just the beginning.

St. Landry deputies arrest former Registrar of Voters for stalking

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office charged the former Registrar of Voters, John A. Moreau, with stalking on Thursday.

BR investigators suspect arson was used to cover up burglary

The Baton Rouge Fire Department and the Baton Rouge Police Department are investigating a house fire that happened Thursday around 8:55 a.m. in the 5000 block of Sycamore Street.

Metairie man arrested for distributing child pornography

A 42-year-old Metairie man, Don Francis Jr., was arrested on Wednesday and charged with twelve counts of distributing, and ten counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles,

Lake Charles police catch BR man with over 30 pounds of marijuana

Lake Charles police arrested a 33-year-old Baton Rouge man, Kirkland Montrell Pelichet, for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Shreveport: Convicted sex offender arrested on 41 counts of child pornography

A Shreveport man has been arrested and charged with 40 counts of possessing, and a single count of distributing pornography involving juveniles.

Former volunteer firefighter arrested for arson near Derrider, LA

A former volunteer firefighter is charged with four counts of simple arson in connection with fires that investigators say were intentionally set in a wooded area just south of Derrider in 2012 and 2013.

UPDATE: murder suspect turns himself in to BRPD

UPDATE:  Demonte Foster turned himself in on February 5, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department. Foster has been charged with 1st Degree Murder and Armed Robbery.