CrimeTracker

Lafayette grandparents arrested for kidnapping; child returned in good health

The grandparents of a 3-year-old boy were both arrested for trying to keep the child out of state’s custody.

Crowley man sentenced for robbing Natchitoches Parish Post Office

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Ricky J. Scott, 44, of Crowley, La., was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Dee D.

Police investigating triple homicide in west Shreveport

Detectives are investigating the violent deaths of three people at a home in West Shreveport Thursday night. Police were called to a house in the 4900 block of Gloria Drive at 9:45 p.m. for a shooting.

Lafayette bank robbery, carjacking suspect arrested in Bay St. Louis, Miss.

An accused bank robber and carjacking suspect was arrested shortly after midnight in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

Masked men rob five in Tigerland, students on edge

After five people are robbed at gunpoint in Tigerland, students are on edge.

Three family members charged with Medicaid fraud

Three family members were arrested and charged with defrauding the state’s Medicaid program.

BRPD: 5 people robbed at gunpoint around the LSU area overnight

Police are searching for a group of armed robbers who are believed to be responsible for several incidents that happened during the early morning around the LSU area.

Traffic stop in Prairieville leads to the arrest of 7 people for drug charges

A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a woman and her passenger. Then, after a search of her home, five additional people were arrested. All face drug charges and were booked into the parish jail.

Bond set at $200,000 for 18-year-old armed robbery suspect

An 18-year-old was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly committing an armed robbery at a trailer park. The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident happened on July 2 off Resweber Hwy near Parks, La.

WANTED: Man accused of masturbating inside Cracker Barrel during lunch hour

Police are currently looking for a man who was allegedly witnessed masturbating inside a local convenience store during the lunch hour rush.