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.

BRPD investigates deadly shooting on N. 35th St.

Baton Rouge police responded to a shooting Wednesday night on North 35th Street, where 25-year-old Travis Mitchell died at the scene from gunshot wounds.

BR man threatens woman with knife in McDonald’s bathroom

Baton Rouge police are looking for a suspect who allegedly threatened a woman with a knife in a public restroom.

Gonzales man kills wife, attempts to kill himself

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies say Gerardo Lua, 38, of Gonzales, shot and killed his wife, Alejandra Orozco, 36, and then pulled the trigger on himself.

US attorney confronts burglar while walking dog

Baton Rouge Police have arrested Sidney J. Parker, 58, on charges of attempted burglary and simple battery.

Albany, LA man arrested for posing as a cop

Tangipahoa Parish deputies arrested 19-year-old Devin Kinchen, of Albany, LA, on Tuesday. Officers say they arrested Kinchen and took him into custody after he allegedly posed as an undercover Madisonville Police Officer.

BRPD looking for ATM robbery suspect

Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a robbery that happened on Tuesday, April 1, around 6:05 a.m. at the Chase Bank ATM, 3955 Plank Road.

Donaldsonville High teacher arrested for distributing steroids to student

A Donaldsonville High School teacher and coach was arrested on Tuesday, April 1 on several steroid charges.

2 arrested in Ascension Parish for beating, kicking unconscious woman on the ground

Ascension Parish deputies responded to a fight on Firday evening, March 28, in the 16000 block of Joe Sevario Road. When they arrived on scene, officers found a severely beaten woman lying on the sidewalk.

BR Police: Robbery suspects hit clerk in the face with cinder block

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating the Armed Robbery of Adams Grocery located at 1455 N. Acadian Thruway. The robbery happened around 3:05 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1.