CrimeTracker

Monroe man arrested for extorting LA Representative over marijuana laws

Louisiana State Police arrested a Monroe man on Thursday for extorting a Louisiana State Representative over marijuana law reform. Police got a complaint about the email from the representative’s Baton Rouge office.

Baker Middle School teacher arrested for battery on student

A Baker Middle School Teacher was arrested Thursday after a student called his mother complaining that the teacher “yanked” him by the shirt and put him out of class.

Woman parks illegally in handicap spot, caught with $30K worth of meth

Spring Hill officers busted a woman for a large amount of meth after she was allegedly caught parking illegally in handicap parking spot.

Tangipahoa Parish inmate escapes work release program

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff deputies are currently searching for a 35-year-old, white male, Christopher Ricker. Ricker allegedly escaped from the St. Tammany Work Release Program early this morning.

Assumption parish officers arrest 2 teens seen walking with gun

Two 16-year-olds were arrested in Assumption Parish Wednesday after police spotted them walking with a gun along Brule Road around 3:45 p.m.

Belle Chasse mother charged in poisoning death of 17-month-old Son

The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s office reported that a 20-year-old mother from Belle Chasse has been charged for murdering her 17-month-old son.

Ascension Parish deputies looking for Prairieville Dollar General robbery suspect

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect who robbed the Dollar General Store in Prairieville on Airline Highway on February 23.

3 arrests, over 200 combined counts of child-exploitation in New Orleans area sting

Three New Orleans area men were arrested for exploiting children after being caught in an undercover, internet crimes operation, reports the Attorney General’s Office.

Bossier City man turns himself in for alleged murder

A Bossier City man was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing another man late Monday at a local mobile home park.

Morgan City man allegedly burns toddler’s feet in scalding water

Theron Thomas, 34, of Morgan City, was arrested for allegedly putting a toddler’s feet in scalding hot water.

Pierre Part search warrant yields 2 drug arrests

Two Pierre Part men were arrested for drug charges after police arrived at a local residence to carry out a search warrant on Thursday, Mar. 6, around 6:00 p.m. When agents arrived several people ran from the residence.

UPDATE: BRPD arrests 2 suspects involved in fatal hit and run

UPDATE: Carl McKnight, 21, and Eric Abrams, 29, both of Baton Rouge, have been arrested in connection with the death of Troy Jacobson.

Robber shops for 2 hours before robbing N.O. clothing store

How often to you see surveillance video of a criminal in the act in New Orleans? How long does the crime usually take?

Gonzales man allegedly holds woman captive, assaults her, threatens murder

A 55-year-old Gonzales man was arrested Thursday night for abusing a woman and holding her against her will.

2 Lafayette men arrested for stealing inflatable duck

Two Lafayette men are in jail after police say they stole a giant, inflatable, yellow duck from the Boys and Girls Club on Thursday, Feb. 27.