CrimeTracker

Over 450 roosters seized from home in New Orleans; owner possibly connected to cockfighting

More than 450 roosters and other birds were seized from a home located in New Orleans East, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced.

SCAM ALERT: Old check scam recirculating in Louisiana

An old scam is recirculating in Louisiana. Local law enforcement are reminding citizens to report any attempts of this scam to authorities.

Man arrested for cruelty after 29 puppies, 3 adult dogs found dead in refrigerator

A 52-year-old man was arrested after deputies found 29 dead puppies and 3 dead adult dogs in his refrigerator. He told them that he stored them there because he hadn’t gotten around to burying them.

Man arrested for shooting pregnant ex-girlfriend; woman, baby survived surgery

A woman and her baby are in stable condition after an emergency surgery and delivery following an early morning shooting.

WBRPSO Deputies save Montana teen from child sex trafficking

West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office deputies recovered a teen victim of child sex trafficking.

Quiet community park shaken by shooting

A shooting at a usually quiet community park has officials with BREC looking into security there. Pam Reams often takes her young grandchildren to play at the Flannery Road Park.

Man arrested for riding a horse into Lafayette Parish bar, lassoing customer

Just after midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 14, Scott Police were called to Cowboy’s nightclub because a man rode his horse inside the bar. He then allegedly lassoed a man and dragged him through the parking lot.

Victims identified: One hostage dies, another in critical condition; suspect suffered from mental illness

One of the two people who were taken hostage in a Louisiana bank has died, officials confirmed. Officials identified the employee who died as Jay Wardington. The second victim, Ledean McDaniel, is still in critical condition.

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s Fugitive Unit makes 900th arrest

Louisiana Attorney Buddy Caldwell’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit has arrested its 900th offender as the Attorney General’s Office continues its aggressive crackdown on wanted fugitives.

Troopers recover 690 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in St. Martin Parish

A Texas man is in jail and over 690 pounds of marijuana are off the streets following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 east of Breaux Bridge.