CrimeTracker

BR residents react to increased murders within the past week

In Baton Rouge, someone has been shot and killed almost every day for the past week. Baton Rouge Police said they are working hard to get to the bottom of all of this.

LA man arrested in connection with bomb threat at St. Martin Parish truck stop

Joseph Oquinn, 55, of Park, LA, was arrested Monday night in connection with a bomb threat at a truck stop on the Evangeline Thruway in St. Martin Parish.

29-year-old Breaux Bridge man charged with forcible rape

Joseph Auguillard, 29, of Breaux Bridge has been arrested and charged with one count of forcible rape. Auguillard is also a registered sex offender.

Opelousas convenience store owner, cashier arrested for selling synthetic marijuana

Police arrested a convenience story owner and a cashier on Tuesday, July 15, after investigating reports about the sale of synthetic marijuana.

TPSO needs your help identifying 2 POIs in Amite shoplifting cases

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in identifying two persons of interest in connection with a string of alleged shoplifting incidents.

UPDATE: Police make arrest in Crowley murder

UPDATE: Crowley Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of 23-year-old Ryan Gums.

Shreveport man allegedly kidnaps ex at gunpoint

Law enforcement is searching for a man after he allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint Monday afternoon.

Language barrier slows investigation of Metairie murder, kidnapping

Detectives working to solve a weekend murder in New Orleans say they ran into big obstacles because of a language barrier.

LSP still searching for vehicle that hit 7-year-old

Louisiana State Police say that despite several tips and leads, investigators have not been able to locate the vehicle that hit and injured a 7-year-old child from Brusly, LA, on July 4.

NOPD officer placed on emergency suspension without pay

The New Orleans Police Department placed officer Christopher Carter on emergency suspension without pay following an investigation of domestic abuse by the Public Integrity Bureau.

Livingston detectives trying to identify Walmart theft suspects

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies are trying to identify three suspects who reportedly stole two flat-screen televisions from the Walmart in Watson.

5 named in most recent round of Ascension Parish’s ‘Operation No Show’

UPDATE 7-16-14: Derek Adair turned himself in to deputies Wednesday evening.  Stacie Gauthier was arrested Tuesday night. Robert Bennet was also arrested. -----

BRPD looking for felon who allegedly shot man on Prescott Road

Baton Rouge police are looking for a convicted felon who allegedly shot a man during an argument, on July13.

BRPD say man found in arson fire was shot

UPDATE: Baton Rouge police have identified the body found inside the house as 35-year-old Laross Davis. Corporal Don Coppola Jr. said Davis suffered a single gunshot wound.

Homeless man shot to death in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge police are investigating a shooting that happened on Florida Street shortly after midnight on Monday.