Man burglarizes St. Amant hair salon early Friday morning

Cutting Up Hair Salon located on Highway 936 in St. Amant was burglarized early Friday, March 21.

IRS ALERT: Scammers demanding account information over phone

There’s a new alert on what the feds are calling one of largest phone scams they've ever seen. The culprits are targeting taxpayers all over the country.

Police discover large synthetic marijuana operation in Franklin, LA

On Monday March 24, 2014 the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force concluded an investigation into a local business, which had been reported as selling synthetic marijuana.

North LA man charged with 5 counts of indecent behavior with juveniles

Louisiana State Police arrested Scott Hebert, 39, of Winnfield, LA, on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, for five counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Nacogdoches teens arrested for killing animals in satanic type ritual

Two Nacogdoches County teenagers have been arrested for allegedly killing animals in a satanic type ritual.

UPDATE: BRPD arrests 2 owners of smoke shops

UPDATE 3-25-14: Demond Eames, 40, of Prairieville, and Bruce Moore, 47, of Baton Rouge, were arrested on Tuesday and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I narcotics.

Homer mayor arrested, accused of using city funds for personal use

On March 24, 2014, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested the mayor of Homer, LA for six counts of malfeasance in office.

Rally for new bill to make payday lending subject to felony loansharking laws

Payday lenders currently charge interest rates 10 times higher than felony loansharking laws allow.

Traffic Stops yield over 1,000 lbs. of illegal drugs, multiple arrests

During the past few weeks Louisiana State Troopers in Troop A and Troop I made several traffic stops which resulted in multiple arrests and the seizure of nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana, several pounds of cocaine, nearly a kilo of MDMA, eight

Two teens arrested for bomb threats against East Ascension HS

Two teenagers are in jail for trying to cause mayhem at East Ascension High School. They both made bomb threats against the school, just a short time apart from each other.

Napoleonville man runs over 4-year-old riding bike

A Napoleonville man was arrested Sunday evening after he ran over a four-year-old who was riding a bike. Around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, a Patrol Sergeant saw a Chevy Tahoe speeding southbound on Highway 1.

Intruder gets shot during break-in, calls 911 for ambulance

An intruder called 911 after he was shot during a break in attempt, in Iberia Parish.

BRPD looking for man who robbed Auto Zone

Baton Rouge Police are looking for a man who robbed an auto parts store Sunday night. Police say around 7:54 p.m. on March 23, a man walked into the Auto Zone at 10418 Florida Boulevard with a handgun.

BRPD make four arrests for synthetic marijuana

By sheer coincidence, the Baton Rouge Police Department's narcotics division executed a series of warrants for synthetic marijuana Friday.

Ponchatoula couple arrested for drug activity in home with children

Two Ponchatoula residents were arrested Wednesday on numerous narcotics related charges.