CrimeTracker

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.

UPDATE: 3rd Suspect turns himself in for Geismar Bank robbery

UPDATE 2-24-14: Bryan Golden, 30, of Gonzales, turned himself into authorities late Friday evening.

Victim in attempted abduction at LSU tells police she made up the story

The victim who notified LSU Police that someone tried to abduct her on the LSU Campus last night has admitted to Investigators that she made up the story and the incident did not happen.

Thibodaux: High-speed chase ends in head-on collision, no injuries, 2 arrests

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii reported the arrest of two men following a car theft and high-speed chase. Officers stopped Graylin William’s vehicle after they observed it speeding in the middle of Tiger Drive.

EBR deputies investigate shooting of 14-year-old on St. Croix Dr.

A 14-year-old teen was taken to the hospital, and a 19-year-old was arrested after a shooting on Thursday, Feb. 20, around 7:32 p.m. in the 1900 block of St. Croix Drive.

Louisiana man charged for instructional child porn sites

On Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office unsealed a bill of information charging Jonathan Johnson, 27, with operating two child porn websites from his home. Johnson has been in jail since June 2013.

Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper pleads not guilty in alleged rapes of 2 women

Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles court Thursday in the alleged druggings and rapes of two women.