CrimeTracker

EBR deputies search for synthetic weed thief

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating the robbery of a local business. According to reports, someone broke out a window at the Good Times Smoke Shop on O’neal Lane.

ATC investigation raises concerns about some state employees

An internal investigation at the ATC offices could end with some arrests. Alcohol and Tobacco Commissioner Troy Hebert said his office uncovered some pretty shocking things during an investigation he launched a year ago.

Alexandria police arrest 13-year-old seen abusing puppy in Facebook video

Alexandria Police charged a 13-year-old juvenile from Alexandria on Monday with one count of Cruelty to Animals after a video the boy posted on his Facebook page went viral.

6-year-old dies in New Orleans hit-and-run

UPDATE: Police have located the vehicle and have arrested the suspect involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 6-year-old bow.

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.