BRPD identifies body found on sidewalk at Scenic Hwy, Mulberry St

UPDATE 5-2-14: The victim found dead on the sidewalk on Scenic Highway Wednesday night was identified as Calvin Gholar, 49. According to the Baton Rouge Police Departmet, Gholar died from trauma injuries to the head.

3 arrested for meth lab in Tangipahoa

Three people from Tangipahoa Parish were arrested on Tuesday for running an active methamphetamine laboratory.

Opelousas pair arrested on drug charges after hours of surveillance

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Cory Williams and Jasmine Rideau, both of Opelousas, on Wednesday for several drug charges.

BRPD looking for suspect in Sonny's BBQ burglary

Baton Rouge Police are trying to identify the person in this photo, who is accused of burglarizing the Sonny’s BBQ, 12475 Florida Blvd., on April 18.

60-year-old Hammond man resists arrest all the way to jail

Lentheric Benjamin, 60, of Ponchatoula, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with two counts of resisting arrest and one count of battery on a police officer.

BRPD investigates shooting death in parking lot on Margie Street

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting death that happened Thursday morning around 2:00 a.m.

Eunice man tries to burn down house with 4 people inside

John Bourque, 52, of Eunice, was arrested and charged with four counts of attempted first degree murder, aggravated arson, and criminal damage to property on Tuesday, April 29.

Lab identifies remains found behind Hammond home as 31-year-old Iraqi veteran

The LSU FACES Laboratory has identified the human remains found behind a residence on Brickyard Road in Hammond, Louisiana, as 31-year-old Iraqi war veteran, Jonathon H. Gordan.

BRPD investigates shooting on Village St.

A 52-year-old man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injures after being shot late Tuesday night. Around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Baton Rouge Police responded to a shooting on Village Street.

UPDATE: 7 arrested in Darrow murder case

UPDATE 4-39-14: Bruce James, the seventh suspect wanted for the murder of 23-year-old Isaac Prestly, has been arrested. -----

Police in Hammond arrest suspect for multiple burglaries

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested 30-year-old Elbert J. Pierre III, in connection with multiple burglaries. On April 23, Pierre was identified as a suspect in a residential burglary on Cannino Road.

Gonzales man charged with 119 felony counts for obscene phone calls

Gonzales police arrested Richard Dent Jr., 42, for making obscene phone calls to local businesses between February and April. Dent was originally arrested on April 24, for drug crimes.

Gonzales police search for bank fraud fugitive

The Gonzales Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with locating Christopher Paul Marsland, wanted for Bank Fraud and theft.

St. Landry Parish deputies arrest man with nearly 1,000 bags of synthetic weed

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested 25-year-old Xavier Bush Jr. on Monday for being in possession of hundreds of synthetic marijuana packages that tested positive for a controlled dangerous substance.

BRPD searching for bank robbery suspect

Baton Rouge Police are on the lookout for a man who robbed the Regents Bank on South Sherwood Forest at 3:55 on Monday. They say the black male suspect entered the bank, went up to the teller, pointed a gun and demanded cash.