CrimeTracker

BR suspect arrested for allegedly killing man with heroin

Marc Roussel, 32, of Baton Rouge, was arrested Friday for the death of Guy Koontz Jr, 42, of Baton Rouge.

5 wanted in Ascension Parish for missing court dates

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office continues its efforts of sending out extra deputies in the parish to arrest people who fail to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.

LSU students affected by McDonald’s theft to receive reimbursement.

Following an investigation into reported theft at the LSU Student Union McDonald’s, LSU Dining sent an email to students who used their Paw Points or TigerCash at that McDonald’s during the time the reported theft took place.

Four LSU McDonald's employees arrested for theft, students react

Four LSU McDonald's employees are in jail as of Wednesday for stealing thousands of dollars from students. The employees were arrested for felony theft.

LSUPD arrests 4 McDonald’s employees for overcharging students, pocketing the difference

In October, the LSU Police Department launched an investigation into employees of the McDonald’s in the campus Student Union.

BRPD discovers drugs, needles in baby’s diaper bag after mother hits 18-wheeler

Baton Rouge police arrested Leslie Estes, 25, around 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday Morning. Police say Estes was involved in a major crash in the 900 block of West I-12, after she ran into the back of a stopped 18-wheeler.

EBRSO arrests man for murder of girlfriend

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Wednesday evening for the murder of his girlfriend.

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.