CrimeTracker

State Police investigate in-custody death of Iberia Parish man

Louisiana State Police are investigating the death of 22-year-old Victor White III, of New Iberia, who was pronounced dead from what looked like a self-inflicted gunshot wound early Monday morning.

UPDATE: BR pastor, father arrested for rape of disabled woman

A Baton Rouge pastor was arrested Saturday for allegedly raping a twenty-year-old woman who's been medically determined to have the mental capacity of a 7-year-old.

Lake Charles woman arrested for vehicular homicide after passenger dies

A Lake Charles woman was arrested for vehicular homicide following a fatal crash on LA Highway 370 near Roxie Road. Emily Marcantel, 22, of Lake Charles was driving west on Sunday, March 2, just before 8:00 p.m.

Gonzales woman, son arrested for teen party with alcohol, drugs

A Gonzales woman and 15-year-old her son were arrested following a party that involved underage teens, alcohol, and drugs.

Gonzales couple held captive for five days

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 44-year-old Gonzales man for holding close family members in their home against their will for five days.

BRPD seeks identity of burglary suspects seen at Mien Tay Store

Baton Rouge Police are trying to identify the individuals in these photos who were caught on video burglarizing the Mien Tay Store on125 Marque Ann. The burglaries happened on the nights of February 18th and 19th.

McKinley High 9th grader arrested with loaded gun on campus

A 16-year-old ninth grader at McKinley High was arrested today for having a gun on the school’s campus. The School Drug Task Force responded to a call from the school around 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

Bail bondsman arrested for firing shots while pursuing fugitive

Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Friday, January 31, 2014 at approximately 12:57pm, the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about shots being fired in the vicinity of Sugar Street, which is a residential area of

Zachary woman busted in Medicaid fraud scheme

A Zachary woman has been arrested for defrauding the state’s Medicaid program out of thousands of dollars and laundering more than $100,000 through her Baton Rouge based personal care agency, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Cal

LSU research team touts success of BRAVE Project

Members of the BRAVE Project revealed new data showing that the joint effort is making Baton Rouge safer.

Detectives find synthetic marijuana lab, guns in Denham Springs

Two brothers have been arrested for manufacturing synthetic marijuana in Denham Springs.

French Settlement man arrested for attempted murder following argument

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Robert Higgins, 41, of French Settlement, for attempted second degree murder on Wednesday.

2 people wanted for writing bad checks in Tangipahoa

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office needs your help in finding two suspects who allegedly have been writing bad checks.

Slidell man arrested for multiple sex crimes against children

A Slidell man was arrested on Friday, Feb. 21, and charged with aggravated rape, aggravated incest, and two counts of producing pornography involving juveniles.

Social Media helps Thibodaux police arrest burglary suspect

Thibodaux police report that an anonymous tip led to the arrest of Terrance Vicks, 19, on simple burglary charges. According to police, Vicks burglarized a school in the 500 block of Cardinal Drive on Wednesda, Feb. 12.