Slidell: 19-Year-Old takes infant son on drug deal, near-deadly police chase

Jeovon Mitchell, 19, of New Orleans, is in jail and facing two counts of attempted first degree murder of a police officer, along with several other charges.

Man dead after impaired driver causes head-on crash in Lafayette Parish

A woman from Scott, LA, faces vehicular homicide charges after causing a head-on crash that killed a 74-year-old Duson man.

Woman rearrested for calling LA State Police Crime Lab to destroy evidence

Louisiana State Police arrested Jana Pourciau, 23, after she called the State Police Crime Lab posing as an official with the 18th Judicial District Court and tried to get her toxicology evidence destroyed.

Hammond: Police discover active meth lab in home with 3 young children

Four people are in jail after Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies discovered an active meth lab while investigating a burglary at a residence in Hammond.

LA based health companies to pay $150M for Medicare fraud

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that the Louisiana based company Amedisys Inc.

NOPD officer arrested on 38 counts of child pornography charges

A New Orleans Police Department officer is in jail for possessing child pornography. Bradley Wax, 54, of Mandeville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with 38 counts of pornography involving juveniles.

2 Gonzales residents arrested on several drug charges

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people for illegal drug activity following a joint investigation with the Gonzales Police Department.

No charges brought against person who shot Scott Thomas, man who kidnapped, tortured ex-girlfriend

A Grand Jury on Wednesday found that the person who shot Scott Thomas was justified in the incident and that no charges will be brought against the shooter.

BRPD investigates armed robbery of Chicken Shack

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of Chicken Shack on North Acadian Thruway, The robbery happened Tuesday night shortly before 11:00 p.m.

EBRSO arrests 5 in Synthetic Marijuana Operation

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Narcotics detectives along with SWAT, Detectives, K-9 and Baton Rouge Police SWAT executed three search warrants early Wednesday morning as a result of a lengthy investigation into the sale of synthetic mar

BRPD: Violent crime dropped 15 percent in 2013

The crime rate has been a highly discussed topic in Baton Rouge the last few years. Perhaps the intense interest in improving public safety is paying off.

Livingston man arrested on 100 counts of child pornography charges

A Livingston Parish man has been charged with 50 counts of possessing and 50 counts of distributing child pornography, according to the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office.

BRPD release 2013 crime stats

The number of major crimes in Baton Rouge in 2013 decreased by 7.39 percent when compared to 2012, according to crime figures submitted to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program.

Coast Guardsman gets confinement, bad conduct discharge for sexual assault conviction

A Coast Guardsman was convicted and sentenced Friday during a general court-martial held in New Orleans.

Scott Police arrest man found sleeping in tomb

Scott Police responded to the cemetery on Old Spanish Trail after reports of someone sleeping in the tombs on Saturday night. Police found Thorne Martin, 26, asleep with a bottle of canned air in his hand.