CrimeTracker

Lafayette deputies looking for 3 burglary suspects

All three of the above listed subjects are wanted for the burglary of a residence that happened on June 15, 2014 in the 200 Block of French Court in Lafayette, LA.

OPD arrests 2 for crystal meth during traffic stop

Opelousas Patrol Officers stopped a vehicle on I-49 South near Harry Guilbeau Road in reference to improper lane usage, on Wednesday evening at 11:30 p.m.

University of Louisiana happy with bomb threat coordination

The University of Louisiana is back in full swing today after a bomb threat scare shut down the entire campus down yesterday morning and afternoon.

5 teens charged for overnight crime spree in Crowley

Five Crowley teens, ranging in age from 13 to 16-years-old, were arrested on an array of charges related to an overnight crime spree.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested for murder of 24-year-old BR man

UPDATE 7-17-14: Baton Rouge Police have arrested Tajh Harris Thursday morning around 5:00 a.m. for the murder of 24-year-old Javontia Davis. Harris turned himself in after a Crime Stoppers tip confirmed his identity.

Lafayette deputies need your help identifying armed robbery suspect

Lafayette authorities need your help identifying a man who allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint.

BR man sentenced for using fake IDs to steal motor vehicles

After an FBI investigation, Charles K. Smith, 60, of Baton Rouge, was sentenced to 94 months in prison and three years of supervised release for using various fake identities to steal an RV, SUV, and boat.

ULL partially reopened after bomb scare, fully open Thursday

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has partially reopened Wednesday night, and will fully reopen on Thursday, following campus wide evacuations due to the presence of a “suspicious device.”

Henderson man arrested on multiple drug charges

On Tuesday, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jordan Ryder, 22, of Henderson, for several drug charges.

St. Mary Parish detectives arrest suspect in Bayou Vista shooting

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Cody Thibodeaux, 23, for attempted second-degree murder and a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family.

Former Oakdale officer arrested for sexual relations with juvenile

Skylar Frank, 25, of Oakdale was arrested Tuesday, July 15 for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and malfeasance in office.

MidSouth Bank warns of latest debit, credit card scam

MidSouth Bank is warning the public of a new phone scam from an automated caller. Thus far, the majority of reports to the bank are from non-customers in South Louisiana who are receiving a call from (877) 886-1996 and (877) 635-0049.

St. Landry Parish officer arrested for smuggling contraband into jail

A correctional officer with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office was arrested Tuesday for allegedly bringing contraband into the parish jail.

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.