CrimeTracker

Police arrest known Opelousas drug dealer following high-speed chase

Opelousas police arrested a known drug dealer from the area after a high-speed chase on I-49.

UPDATE: St. Mary Sheriff’s Office catches escaped inmates

UPDATE: The escaped inmates from St. Mary Parish are now in police custody.

BRPD arrests man in connection with death of ex-girlfriend

Baton Rouge Police Detectives arrested 30-year-old Brandon Eirick around 8:30 p.m. Monday night on charges of 2nd Degree Murder.

Lawmakers consider bringing back the electric chair for state executions

The state of Louisiana was set to execute 70 year-old Christopher Sepulvado this Wednesday, but he was saved for 90 days by a judge late Monday afternoon.

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.