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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.

Gibsland, LA Mayor convicted of malfeasance in office, town owed $80K to IRS

Odell Key, mayor of the town of Gibsland, LA, has been convicted of malfeasance in office, prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Office announced.

UPDATE: Thibodaux police search for shooting suspect Warren Coler

UPDATE: Police found and arrested Warren Coler at his home on Canal Boulevard around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Lafayette man charged for rape of 13-year-old boy

On February 25, 2014, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Juvenile Investigators arrested Freddie Navarre, 55, of Lafayette, and charged him with Aggravated Rape.

UPDATE: Breaux Bridge man arrested for dogfighting, narcotics charges

UPDATE 2-25-14: The St. Martin Sheriff's Office arrested Antonio Boyd on Tuesday for dogfighting.  -----

Former Saints punter sentenced for ‘ponzi scheme’

A former New Orleans Saints player will spend the next seven years in jail for scamming investors out of millions of dollars. According to ESPN, ex-punter Russell Erxleben was sentenced in Austin Monday.

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office seeks 5 more in ‘Operation No Show’

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that they are continuing “Operation No Show” and using extra deputies to arrest people who’ve failed to appear in court after being charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes

Arson causes morning apartment fire

Firefighters have extinguished an apartment fire, which they believe was caused by arson.

Shooting suspect’s mother, sister arrested for obstruction of justice in St. Joseph Street murder

Baton Rouge Police have arrested two people for obstruction of justice in connection with the Feb. 20, shooting death of Patrick Williams on St. Joseph Street.

TPSO arrest Loranger man for 5 traffic violations, 5 drug charges

A Loranger man has been arrested on traffic and narcotics charges. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office said they arrested 33-year-old Luke Timberlake, around midnight on February 22.