Posted 9:17 PM 6/24/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A key that grants unfettered access to an undisclosed number of mailboxes in the Baton Rouge area has been stolen by armed robbers after they followed a letter carrier on his delivery route in Sherwood Meadows.
"I've seen the postman a couple of times ride through here. (More)...
Posted 5:44 PM 6/24/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Three people were involved in a shootout at a busy gas station that left a man dead.
Baton Rouge Police swarmed the Benny's car wash and B-Quik gas station on Perkins Road around 1:20 p.m. in response to the shooting. Richard Eackles Sr., 27, was found dead next to a (More)
Posted 11:11 AM 6/22/2022 by WBRZ Staff
GONZALES - Police are looking for two women who found someone's debit card and used it to go on a shopping spree.
The Gonzales Police Department said the pair found the card at a Murphy's Express on Airline Highway and made purchases at four different stores in the area June 10.
The department shared photos of the thieves, noting each woman had identifiable tattoos.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (225) 647- 9572.
Posted 6:14 AM 6/21/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Several people, one of them a juvenile, are facing criminal charges after they allegedly fought with sheriff's deputies who were trying to stop a late-night melee outside a Walmart.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said the fight broke out around 10 p.m. Sunday (More)
Brothers arrested by disgraced narcotics officer get reduced sentences amid investigation into corruption at BRPD
Posted 7:35 AM 6/17/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Two brothers arrested by a Baton Rouge police officer, who was later accused of stealing evidence, had their sentences cut down Thursday amid a massive review of cases handled by BRPD's narcotics division.
Deandre Robertson and Darryl Robertson were previously sentenced (More)
Posted 1:27 PM 6/9/2022 by WBRZ Staff
DONALSONVILLE - Law enforcement in Ascension has assembled a task force aiming to tackle a wave of shootings and other violent crime in part of the parish.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said Thursday the group of deputies will be assigned to the Donaldsonville area. The department (More)
Posted 7:51 AM 6/9/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man who allegedly forced his way onto a business's property and tried to sexually abuse two dogs last month.
An arrest warrant said Rage Hewitt, 28, was seen on surveillance footage dated May 20, removing boards from a wooden fence at the property on (More)
Posted 2:58 PM 6/7/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested four men suspected in a series of recent thefts targeting catalytic converters in the capital area.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said the arrests were tied to crimes reported between April 28 and May 11. The department said the thefts happened (More)
Posted 12:08 PM 6/6/2022 by Logan Cullop
BATON ROUGE - One person was shot and killed at a home on Winnebago Street Sunday afternoon.
Baton Rouge police officers said 24-year-old Deonte Veal was shot and killed at his home on Winnebago Street shortly before 4:30.
No other details are immediately available.
Anyone with information on Veal's homicide should call (225) 389-4869.
Posted 6:16 PM 6/6/2022 by Jeremy Krail
BATON ROUGE - A man who crashed a stolen car while fleeing police last month was booked into jail on additional charges over the weekend.
Records show Jaquail White, 19, was booked Friday for (More)
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