CrimeTracker

Duson, LA man reports fake crash, 6 emergency crews respond

A 45-year-old Duson, LA, man is in jail on criminal mischief charges after making a hoax phone call to police.

Man dies in Denham Springs crash after high-speed police chase

An unidentified man died in a car crash in Denham Springs on Tuesday morning around 6:00 a.m.

2 wounded in shooting at Prairieville trailer park

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a shooting that wounded two people early Tuesday morning in Lynch’s Trailer Park on Highway 929 in Prairieville.

Detectives identify skeletal remains found in Loranger

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff detectives have positively identified the human remains found in Loranger early last week as those of missing person Dena Fout, 46.

3 dead following home invasion in Assumption Parish, attacker turns gun on himself

Three people are dead in Assumption Parish following a home invasion.  According to Sheriff Mike Waguespack, the suspect William S. Powers, 32, entered the unlocked home shortly after 4:00 a.m.

UPDATE: 1 man dies after a shooting in apartment parking lot

UPDATE 5-26-14: Baton Rouge Police arrested Jordan Winding, 20, and Jesse Schiele, 27, for their connection in Thursday's shooting that happened at Warren House Apartments.

BRPD investigates Circle K robbery on Plank Road

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of the Circle K at 4536 Plank Road, which happened Thursday afternoon around 4:45 p.m.

Gonzales man arrested on home invasion, burglary charges

Damon Delmore, 36, of Gonzales is in jail on charges of home invasion, simple burglary, trespassing, simple battery, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Caddo Parish family in jail for using home as sex, drug hangout for teens

SHREVEPORT (KMSS) — Three family members are behind bars after deputies said they used their home as a hangout for sex, drugs and alcohol for underage teens.

French Settlement woman steals TV, 2 electric guitars

Amanda Villar, 23, of French Settlement, LA, was arrested on May 15 for a robbery that happened on May 12.

Shreveport man reports robbery, busted for counterfeit items

CADDO PARISH, LA (KMSS) — A local man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing more than $19,000 worth of film and recording industries in counterfeit DVDs and CDs.

Fire investigators suspect arson by former resident of boarding home

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened at a boarding home on Tuesday night around 9:45 p.m. on Terrace Street.

UPDATE: TPSO releases more details in shooting death of 16-year-old

Tangipahoa Sheriff’s detectives are actively investigating a shooting that took the life of 16-year-old Hector Dotey Tuesday morning.

Residents fed up with latest Gardere shooting

A double murder in the Gardere area has some there asking if enough is being done to fight crime. The murder comes weeks after a new sheriff substation opened to help increase security presence.

BRPD arrest local doctor for distributing narcotics

Baton Rouge Police and DEA Agents arrested 64-year-old James Hines, 2149 North Foster Rd, for prescribing scheduled narcotics to patients who had no medical need for exchange of money.