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Baton Rouge mail carrier's master key stolen in midday mugging

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)...

6/23/2022

Deadly gunfight at Perkins Road car wash: 19-year-old booked for murder, another shooter on the run

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)

6/22/2022

WANTED: Pair found lost debit card, went on shopping spree in Gonzales

WANTED: Pair found lost debit card, went on shopping spree in Gonzales

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.

6/20/2022

Two booked for attacking deputies during brawl outside Baton Rouge Walmart

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)

6/16/2022

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)

6/9/2022

Ascension sheriff launches Donaldsonville task force to address surge in violent crime

Ascension sheriff launches Donaldsonville task force to address surge in violent crime

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)

6/8/2022

Man arrested, accused of trying to rape guard dogs after breaking into Baton Rouge business

Man arrested, accused of trying to rape guard dogs after breaking into Baton Rouge business

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)

6/7/2022

Four arrested in string of catalytic converter thefts around Baton Rouge area

Four arrested in string of catalytic converter thefts around Baton Rouge area

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)

6/6/2022

Sheriff: Deputies caught lying about their hours, booked for malfeasance

Sheriff: Deputies caught lying about their hours, booked for malfeasance

Posted 9:10 AM 6/7/2022 by WBRZ staff

BATON ROUGE – Two former East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies were arrested Monday afternoon, accused of double-dipping.

In a statement, the sheriff’s office said Michael Arthur, 27, and Andre (More)

6/5/2022

Police identify man shot to death along Winnebago Street

Police identify man shot to death along Winnebago Street

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. 

6/6/2022

Suspected carjacker booked on new charges after chase that ended in violent crash

Suspected carjacker booked on new charges after chase that ended in violent crash

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)

6/2/2022

Neighbors shocked by couple's arrest after baby dies in hospital

Posted 10:02 AM 6/4/2022 by Earl Phelps

BATON ROUGE - In a Facebook post, John and Analise Noehl said goodbye to their 8-week-old boy Dominik at Children's Hospital in New Orleans.

The next pictures they would take are mugshots after being (More)

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