CrimeTracker

UPDATE: TPSO releases more details in shooting death of 16-year-old

Tangipahoa Sheriff’s detectives are actively investigating a shooting that took the life of 16-year-old Hector Dotey Tuesday morning.

Residents fed up with latest Gardere shooting

A double murder in the Gardere area has some there asking if enough is being done to fight crime. The murder comes weeks after a new sheriff substation opened to help increase security presence.

BRPD arrest local doctor for distributing narcotics

Baton Rouge Police and DEA Agents arrested 64-year-old James Hines, 2149 North Foster Rd, for prescribing scheduled narcotics to patients who had no medical need for exchange of money.

BRPD warns of debit card phone scam

Several banks and law enforcement agencies have reported the following scam in surrounding areas.

77-year-old BR man found buried in garden

Baton Rouge Police have charged Douglas Studeman, 54, in connection with the death of his roommate, Chester Oakley, 77.

LA State Troopers warn about arrest warrant phone scam

The Louisiana State Police are warning residents about a phone scam in which the callers pretend to be with the Louisiana State Police or other local law enforcement agencies.

UPDATE: 2nd arrest made in Iberville murder

The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested Darrell Georgetown Jr. for his involvement in the death of Kye Boudreaux. 

4 wanted by TPSO for writing worthless checks

Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Worthless Check Unit is looking for the following suspects.

Morgan City man wanted for terrorizing former employer

The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Morgan City man accused of terrorizing his former employer.

2 die in Gardere shooting, EBRSO investigates

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of two men Monday morning in the 2100 block of Gardere Lane.

Pregnant rabbits tossed out moving car in New Orleans

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- The search is on for the person who tossed two rabbits from a car in one of the area's largest parks. Witnesses say it happened Tuesday at Lafreniere Park.

TPSO looks for leads in $100K theft case

Tangipahoa Parish Daniel Edwards is asking for the public’s help in gathering information about a business burglary that happened on May 12 or 13, 2014, at Louisiana Cat Equipment shop on West Club Deluxe Road.

PD: Woman arrested for cooking meth in Shreveport casino hotel

SHREVEPORT (KMSS) — A Bossier City woman was taken into custody Thursday after authorities discovered she was allegedly running a meth lab out of a casino hotel room.

Caddo Parish store clerk allegedly steals $60,000

CADDO PARISH, LA (KMSS) — Law enforcement officials arrested a convenience store clerk after it was discovered she had stolen more $60,000 from the business.

Walker man arrested in death of infant daughter

Walker Police arrested Franklin D. Finney, 23, of Amsterdam New York, on Wednesday evening in connection with the death of his four-week-old infant daughter. Finney had been living in Walker since 2012.