UPDATE: BRPD identify body found in canal Tuesday morning

UPDATE: Investigators have identified the body found in the canal within the 4300 block of Jefferson Avenue as 38-year-old Alexander Jason Scott. Police are still searching for details about the case.

BRPD make arrest in 2008 murder case

Baton Rouge Police Detectives arrested Theodis Guillory, 31, in the shooting death of Willie Mitchell, which happened on April 25, 2008. An argument ensued between Guillory and Mitchell, which led to the shooting.

1 dead, 1 arrested after Monday night crash in BR

One person has died after a fatal car crash that happened Monday night on Evangeline Street in Baton Rouge.

BR man arrested for raping 11-year-old

Baton Rouge police arrested man for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl. According to police reports, the victim was home alone with Thomas Scott, 35, while her mother was at work.

EBRSO arrests man for recent attempted kidnapping, obscenity in parking lots

UPDATE 4-7-14: East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s detectives have arrested the man who approached two teenage girls in the Cheer Force Academy parking lot and grabbed a woman in the parking lot between Bally’s and Fresh Market.

Texas woman complains to police about bad weed

Lufkin, TX (KETK) -- An East Woman found herself behind bars Thursday after calling Lufkin authorities to complain about bad "weed."

EBRSO arrests 3 members of the Felony Lane Gang from FL

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested three members of the national “Felony Lane Gang” this weekend that came to East Baton Rouge Parish with the purpose of burglarizing vehicles and stealing identities.

EBRSO arrests 5th grader with unloaded gun

An EBRSO Deputy responded to a call today at approximately 3:30 p.m. to Capital Elementary in reference to a student with a gun.

School employee arrested for sexual battery in Shreveport

Shreveport Police have arrested a Caddo Parish School Board employee on alleged sexual battery charges.

Lecompte, LA Chief of Police charged with extortion, malfeasance, false imprisonment

Louisiana State Police arrested Lecompte Chief of Police Mikel White, 53, along with Officer Gregory Armstead, 45, on Friday morning.

BR man robs Capital One Bank on College Dr.

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating the Armed Robbery of the Capital One Bank, 3110 College Drive, which occurred today around 1:53 p.m.

3 Tangipahoa men behind bars for online child exploitation

Three Tangipahoa Parish men were arrested Tuesday in separate incidents for exploiting children online, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s Cyber Crime Unit (CCU).

Lafayette man exposes himself, makes lewd gestures to school children

Scott Hawthorne, 28, of Lafayette, has been charged with six counts of Indecent Behavior with Juveniles.

Lafayette mother arrested for death of 5-month-old

A 20-year-old Lafayette woman was arrested on Tuesday for the death of her five-month-old daughter. Lafayette police responded the baby’s death on January 29, 2014.

UPDATE: Murder suspect in custody for deadly shooting on N. 35th St.

UPDATE 06-06-14: Christopher Jackson, 22, was arrested Thursday morning by the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force for his involvement in Travis Mitchell’s shooting death.