CrimeTracker

Joyride on stolen bulldozer costs Houma man $130,000 bond

A man was arrested after he was caught driving a stolen bulldozer down Highway 24 in Bourg, La.

Man broke into home to get attention of police because ‘people were following him’

A Thibodaux man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly tried to break into a home. However, it was not the first time officers encountered him that day.

Man arrested for strangling elderly woman during home invasion robbery

A man has been arrested for allegedly robbing an elderly woman in her home. The woman claimed her attacker strangled her and ransacked her home after she passed out from lack of oxygen.

Man arrested for hate crimes after beating man unconscious, making racially charged threats

A Thibodaux man was arrested for hate crimes after he allegedly attacked a man and made racially charged statements. The victim was reportedly knocked unconscious, received lacerations on his face, and his teeth were damaged.

Bank robber claiming to have explosive device gets away with thousands

Deputies are searching for a man who allegedly walked into a bank on Saturday, claimed to have an explosive device, then took off with thousands in cash.

Police: Suspect in custody for fatal hit-and-run that killed off-duty officer

Officials say a suspect is in custody for causing a hit-and-run crash that killed an off-duty NOPD officer.

Deputies use taser to stop man from running after being handcuffed for attempted theft

A handcuffed suspect took off running in the parking lot of the Cortana Place Wal-Mart early this morning. Deputies had to use a taser to stop the man after he refused to stop running.

Reward offered for arrest of person who shot, abandoned two pit bulls

A $750 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for shooting and abandoning two pit bulls in Washington Parish.

Burglars take tires, rims from Duplessis GMC in Gonzales

Gonzales Detectives are currently asking for the public’s assistance regarding the theft of four tires and rims from a 2008 GMC Yukon that was parked at Duplessis GMC located at 2522 S Burnside Ave in Gonzales.

LSU RB Jeremy Hill formally charged with simple battery, will be arraigned Friday

LSU football running back Jeremy Hill was formally charged with simple battery Monday. Hill was arrested on April 27, 2013 outside of Reggie’s Bar in Tigerland.