CrimeTracker

Man who led police on two parish chase turns himself in after avoiding capture

A man accused of taking police on a wild chase across two parishes is locked up after he turned himself in to authorities.

25-year-old mother arrested for locking her 4 children outside

A Baker woman was arrested after she allegedly locked her four children, ages 1-7, outside of the home for 3 days. She denies the allegations and repeatedly called her children “bad kids.”

Bar fight ends with murder charge; victim died after spending 7 days in hospital

The victim of a bar fight died after spending 7 days in the hospital. Police are now looking for the man accused of attacking him.

Woman raped near LSU’s campus; police seek suspect

A young woman claims she was raped by a man at knifepoint over the weekend. Investigators are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

Inmate with only a month left of sentence walked off of work release detail

An inmate who was roughly a month away from being released will end up with more time behind bars once he’s located. That’s because he allegedly walked off from the transitional work program.

Man arrested for 1962 murder of his wife; originally classified as ‘accidental drowning’

The family of a Lake Charles woman who died in 1962 never believed she accidentally drowned. That’s why they turned to an investigative reporter for help.

More than 2 dozen seniors will not walk for graduation due to ‘senior prank’

Roughly two dozen high school seniors may be banned from participating in their graduation ceremony due to a costly act of vandalism.

8-year-old accidentally shot by brother

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Deputies are investigating an accidental shooting of a 8-year- old in near Baker. They say it happened around 4:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of Old Rafe Mayer Road.

Prairieville man arrested for possession of crack cocaine

On May 14, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division began an investigation into illegal drug activity on Sammy St. in Gonzales, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna.

Minnesota teen runaway located in home of Lafayette man; additional child pornography charges

A runaway juvenile from Minnesota was located in Lafayette at the home of a 52-year-old man. Investigators also discovered that the man was in possession of a massive amount of child pornography images.