POSTED: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 8:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 8:04pm
BATON ROUGE, La.(NBC33) — St Landry - This women is locked up facing a list of charges including child desertion. Police in Eunice say Amanda Faulkner was arrested for DUI. She was pulled over early Wednesday morning. When she was booked, police say she called her husband to say her two children were home alone. When police got there they found the door unlocked. The boys are with family members tonight. Faulkner is facing two counts of child desertion, careless operation, DWI, and disturbing the peace.
East Baton Rouge - Deputies are working to find this man. We're told he tried to burglarize the Chase Bank on O'neal Lane around three this morning. Deputies say the man broke into the place by breaking a window. Several drawers were open inside, but no money was taken. Deputies say the man was wearing what appeared to be pajamas when he broke in. Call Crimestoppers at 344-STOP if you have any information that can help investigators.
Tangipahoa - This man is locked up after deputies say he stole two thousand pounds of scrap metal. It's thought to have happened over the course of two weeks at a business in Ponchatoula. Deputies say the burglary task force was able to look at surveillance video and determine Joshua Threeton was the one stealing all the scrap. We're told Threeton turned himself in and admitted to the crimes. He's booked on a list of charges including four counts of simple burglary.
That's a look at what's happening - parish by parish.