Murder victim identified, Ascension Parish detectives looking for suspect

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Fred Martin Jr, 37, a resident of Ascension Parish.  Ascension Parish Sheriff's detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred in St. Amant late Friday night, January 31.

BRPD searching for gunman after two wounded in shooting

Baton Rouge Police are looking for a gunman today.

LSUPD arrests suspect for multiple burglaries

LSU Police Investigators arrested a suspect wanted for several cases of theft and burglary that occurred on the campus in recent months.

Body found in storage shed on West McKinley

UPDATE: The victim who was found shot to death in a shed at 434 West McKinley St has been identified as Michael Rogers, 52, of Baton Rouge.

BRPD arrests burglar in icy weather on Wednesday

Icy roads and freezing temperatures didn't stop all criminal activity in the city on Wednesday. Baton Rouge Police arrested Eddie White, 39, for burglarizing High Style Urban Wear in the 6200 block of Plank Road around 1:35 a.m.

Louisiana Department of Revenue urges caution when choosing tax preparers

The latest arrest of a Louisiana tax preparer for state tax fraud is the thirteenth since a joint initiative between the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) and the Louisiana Department of Justice (DOJ) began in March 2013.

SWAT arrests Pierre Part man after 3 hour hostage standoff

Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack reported, that 29-year-old David Hebert was arrested on January 28, after a three hour hostage standoff.

UPDATE: State Police extradite sex trafficking suspect to Lafayette

UPDATE: The Louisiana State Police say they extradited 22-year-old Darneesha Lashay Martin from Houston, Texas, on January 27.

4 hospitalized after Plaquemines Parish bar fight, 11 face charges

Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie J. Greco announced that four people were hospitalized after a bar fight in Empire, LA. Eight people were arrested, and three are still wanted.

LPSO investigate deputy involved shooting in Denham Springs

On January 26, 2014 at approximately 9:30a.m., members of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division were called to respond to a domestic battery complaint.

Mouton charged for additional home invasion

Baton Rouge Police Burglary Detectives arrested Vorris Mouton on Friday for one count of Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling

TPSO looking for Natalbany murder suspect

UPDATE: W. Nunnery has turned himself in to TPSO Detectives. He is currently being processed and charged with second degree murder.  -----

Lafayette Sheriff: Little girl found unharmed

UPDATE: Kailey is currently in the custody of Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Deputies. She is in good health, good spirits and being reunited with her mother.

Police arrest 2 burglars before they can get away

Police arrested two suspected burglars before they were able to get away. Baton Rouge Police arrested 30-year-old Dwayne Cossett and 22-year-old Felton Brown, as they tried to escape the crime scene, on January 23.

Brusly Chief of Police arrested on Thursday

Weast Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes reported that Brusly Chief of Police Jamie Whaley has been arrested for theft and malfeasance in office.