Teen arrested for starting fire in bathroom at high school said she was ‘just being stupid’

A 17-year-old was arrested after she started a fire at her high school. When asked why she did it, she told investigators, “I was just being stupid.”

Baton Rouge father arrested for helping son accused of murder avoid police capture

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for allegedly helping his son avoid arrest after he was identified as a murder suspect.

27-year-old man recovering from gun shot wound to the head; BRPD searching for witnesses

A 27-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the head. Police say they are searching for a witness who will step forward with information.

Two men arrested for robbery, rape outside Lafayette apartment

Two men were arrested in connection to a robbery and rape investigation that happened back in June 2013.

10th grader arrested for bringing gun to school in Shreveport

A 10th grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after an unloaded gun was seized at a Caddo Parish high school.

Man arrested for 3rd DWI after telling deputy his dog ate his seat belt

A 27-year-old man was arrested for his third DWI after he was pulled over for not wearing his seat belt. When the deputy asked him why he wasn’t wearing it, he replied “my dog ate it.”

19-year-old arrested for man found murdered near park in Spanish Town

A 19-year-old man has been arrested for the death of a man whose body was found near a BREC park roughly two weeks ago.

Man, woman arrested for making meth due to theft investigation at Central Wal-Mart

A man and woman were arrested for allegedly operating a meth lab. Investigators learned about the illegal drug operation after the two were linked to a theft.

EBR Prison security guard arrested, fired for punching inmate in the face

A former employee with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office was arrested today for allegedly punching a man who was being booked into the prison.

Divers recover $4,000 in stolen property from bottom of canal; suspect arrested

Over $4,000 in property was recovered from the bottom of canal in Franklin by divers. The items were located while deputies investigated a series of burglaries that happened in the area.