BRPD: Victim of overnight shooting went unnoticed for several hours

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a murder that happened over night. Officials say the victim was not located for several hours.

Couple arrested for stealing nearly 500 gallons of diesel in Gonzales

A Violet, Louisiana couple has been arrested for diesel theft charges for an incident that took place on May 29.

Three arrested for Boothville meth lab

Three men have been charged with operating a methamphetamine lab in Boothville on July 1.

Young child found alone, wandering in parking lot; guardian arrested

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested after the child she was babysitting was found wandering alone in a parking lot. She was already wanted by police for an outstanding warrant related to a DWI arrest.

Man strikes resident with door when breaking into home, steals nothing

A Church Point man has been arrested after breaking into a home and stealing nothing from it. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on July 2, an elderly resident reported a home invasion on St. Louis Street near Church Point.

Two Prairieville men arrested after officers witness drug deal

Two Ascension Parish men have been arrested on drug charges. On July 1, detectives saw the occupants of two vehicles making what appeared to be a drug deal in the parking lot of a business in Dutchtown.

Police looking driver of dump truck who caused fatal crash on I-12 near Airline

A 74-year-old woman died in a crash on I-12 yesterday afternoon, and police are looking for the hit-and-run driver believed to have caused it.

Woman arrested for throwing beer bottles at gas station to make police arrive

 A Walker woman was arrested after she threw cases of beer onto the floor of gas station. She told police she did it on purpose so they would show up to resolve her dispute with her boyfriend.

16-year-old tries to kill a man with a machete; has history with gang activity

A California teen who recently moved to Slidell is now facing attempted murder charges. Police say he used the rusty machete pictured above against his brother’s friend.

Assumption officials looking for attempted murder suspect

The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted in a Napoleonville shooting.