CrimeTracker

Suspected child predator arrested in Gonzales during undercover operation

This morning, the Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit, aided by federal and local authorities, arrested Thomas Preston Newman, Jr., 26, a suspected child predator.

Grocery store checkout clerk arrested for allowing friends to take items without paying

A Thibodaux woman has been arrested for allegedly allowing her friends to steal thousands from her employer.

Bond set at $100,000 for man accused of raping juvenile on two occasions

A 44-year-old man is being held on a $100,000 bond for accusations that he raped a juvenile. The Rayne Police Department arrested Steven Blunt on Monday, July 29. He’s charged with two counts of Forcible Rape.

Man accused of injuring girlfriend’s toddler with whipping

A Carencro man was arrested on abuse charges after he allegedly whipped his girlfriend’s young child, causing him serious injuries.

Two hospitalized after being stabbed during a bar fight

A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing two men at a bar fight. Terell Thomas, 30, of Thibodaux was arrested for two counts of Aggravated Second-Degree Battery.

Authorities searching for Lafayette armed robbery suspect

Lafayette Police are looking for a man that robbed a Family Dollar on July 28.

Suspect wanted in Lafayette attempted murder

A suspect is wanted in conjunction with a shooting that took place on July 27. At approximately 4:00 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 2300 block of Moss Street regarding a shooting.

Man shot, killed by brother-in-law at family gathering

A Baton Rouge man was shot and killed while attending a family gathering on July 28. BRPD homicide detectives say James Stockton, 40, is dead after his brother-in-law shot him.

Domestic dispute results in couple’s arrest for drug charges

A domestic disturbance call resulted in the arrest of two people for various narcotics charges, according to police.

Man arrested for shooting 14-year-old boy who was standing in his yard

A 14-year-old boy is in the hospital in critical condition after he was shot in the head, according to officials. The New Orleans Police Department reports that the incident happened just after 2:00 a.m. on Friday, July 26.