CrimeTracker

EBRSO arrests teacher for having sex with 16-year-old student

Ashley Dowden, 39, is facing felony sex charges tonight. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says she admitted to having sex with one of her 16-year-old students.

APSO arrests Prairieville man for stealing nearly $5K from employer

A Paririeville man is now facing felony theft charges for using a company credit card for personal use. Investigators say Joseph Albert, 44, charged $4,980.33 on his employer’s gas card.

BRAVE holding 'Gas for Guns' buyback program August 23

City officials are holding a gun buyback program that will give residents gas cards for turning in guns.

LSP says 66-year-old man tried to buy child for sex

A Louisiana man is behind bars, accused of attempting to buy a child for sex. 66-year-old Ernest Kickel, Jr. is charged with "attempted aggravated rape" and for "trafficking children for sexual purposes."

Employee steals over $16K from Mary Bird Cancer Center

Police are looking for a man who stole over $16,000 from the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. 

Man faces murder charge for beating 5-year-old son to death

A  man is now facing murder charges after beating his 5-year-old son to death. The Baton Rouge Police Department is now rebooking Vernell Day, 36, for 1st Degree Murder after he was originally arrested on August 19, 2014.

EBRSO offers $10K reward in case of drive-by shooting that killed 7-year-old

The sheriff’s office is offering a $10,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest of those responsible for the drive-by shooting that killed a seven-year-old child on August 16, 2014.

VIDEO: Man burglarizes 7 unlocked cars in Prairieville subdivision

Deputies are looking for a white man who was caught on video burglarizing a car in Prairieville.

LSP arrests Denham Springs man for 3rd DWI, possession of meth

On August 19, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop “A” arrested 47 year old David K. Poole of Denham Springs for 3rd offense DWI along with several other charges.

Deputies arrest 4, seize over $4K in cash during Iberia Parish drug bust

Four Iberia Parish residents are now in jail on drug charges.

APSO arrests BR man for July 2014 car burglaries in Geismar

A Baton Rouge man is now in jail for a rash of car burglaries in Geismar.

Thieves steal 5 lawnmowers, trailer from Hammond business

Deputies need your help finding the people who robbed a business in Hammond. Thieves cut a large hole in the fence at Start Equipment on the East I-55 Service Road, around 12:41 a.m. on August 5, 2014.

BR neighborhood in shock after child shot during car ride

A local family is still grieving the death of a seven year old after what appears to have been a random act of violence in the Capitol City. Little Terrez Coleman was shot while riding in the back seat of his family car yesterday

Residents fear day State Troopers leave French Quarter

New Orleans, LA (WGNO) -- In just two weeks, Louisiana State Troopers will be leaving the French Quarter streets and folks living in the French Quarter want them to stay.

Lafayette PD investigating 2 shootings in less than 12 hours

Police are investigating two shootings that happened in less than 12 hours of each other.