CrimeTracker

Police arrest Lafayette mother for starving 3-year-old child to death

A Lafayette mother is now in jail for the death of her 3-year-old daughter. Police spokesperson, Paul Mouton, says the child went almost 25 hours without food or fluids before she died of hypothermia and dehydration.

UPDATE: Arrest made in N Ardenwood Drive shooting death

UPDATE (4:00 p.m.):  Eric Johnson, 25, is now in custody after police received a tip from Crime Stoppers.

Shreveport authorities seize over $46K in drugs, arrest 3

Authorities arrested three men and seized money, drugs and weapons in recent raids conducted by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit and the Bossier Narcotics Task Force.

APSO looking for 15-year-old missing from Donaldsonville

Deputies are now searching for a teenager missing from Donaldsonville, since August 10, 2014.

'Sons of Guns' reality TV star arrested on molestation charges

A Baton Rouge reality star and gun dealer is now out of jail on bond. William Hayden, 49, was arrested Saturday, and booked into the EBR Parish Jail on crimes against nature and molestation charges.

TPSO sets up roadblock to stop Ponchatoula man with lots of cocaine

A Ponchatoula man is in jail for possessing a large amount of cocaine. Investigators say they arrested Roy Donald Metz, 26, on August 7, 2014 after he failed to pull over for speeding.

Lafayette connection to New Orleans hotel shooting

UPDATE: The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the shooter as Bajkanwar Aulakh, 20, from Lafayette, LA. Investigators say Aulakh shot his 24-year-old friend before shooting and killing himself.

LSP finds almost 300 lbs of marijuana during I-12 traffic stop

In the wake of last week’s trip to the Texas/Mexico border for a security briefing and tour by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson is pleased to announce the discovery of appr

New Iberia man 'in a hurry' shoots at another driver on Hwy 182

A New Iberia man is in jail for shooting at another driver on the roadway.

TPSO arrest Loranger woman for meth, outstanding warrants

A Loranger woman is now in jail on drug and traffic charges. Janaviene Bicknell, 26, was arrested after a deputy spotted her driving a damaged SUV, around 10:45 p.m. on August 10, 2014.

Shooting spree in New Orleans kills 2, injures 5

Two people are dead and five others hurt after a shooting spree Sunday night in New Orleans. New Orleans police say an 18 year old female and an unidentified male were pronounced dead.

LSP seeking witnesses in July 22 Prairieville crash

Shortly after 7:30 am on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle crash involving an off-duty Baton Rouge City Police motorcycle officer and a green Jeep Wrangler.

Gonzales man runs from APSO at scene of heroin bust

Two men are now in the Ascension Parish Jail on drug and trespassing charges. Chief Tony Bacala says deputies arrested Irvin Mitchell after they saw Mitchell selling drugs in a parking lot on the night of August 7, 2014.

Lafayette sees increase of armed robberies in July 2014

This past July Lafayette has experienced a rise in armed robberies in the area. The numbers may not be to daunting, but there was increase of armed robberies by 21 percent in the month of July compared to July 2013 robbery statistics.

Man drops off drug shipment as Vermilion cops arrest dealer

Vermilion Parish Deputies are searching for Fabian Mitchell, who they say took off in the middle of a drug deal, in Abbeville. They did arrest Lien Nguyen and David Broussard on various charges.