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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.

Man arrested for attempted murder; victim survived multiple gunshot wounds

A 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday for attempted murder after he allegedly shot up a vehicle over the weekend.

18-year-old arrested for drive-by shooting that resulted in teen’s death

An 18-year-old was arrested last night for the murder of a 16-year-old.

Baker man arrested for rape of girlfriend’s teen daughter

A 46-year-old man was arrested for the rape of his girlfriend’s daughter. Officials say the man has been in a relationship with the woman for the past 13 years and the teen referees to him as “step daddy.”

Terrytown man arrested for possession, distribution of child pornography

Shane Joseph Gainey was arrested on Wednesday after undercover investigators discovered him distributing child pornography via the Internet, said John Bosco, head of the Louisiana Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit.

Teen fitted with electronic ankle bracelet arrested again for equipment theft

A 16-year-old who was already forced to wear an electronic ankle bracelet for prior burglary charges was arrested in connection to the theft of some heavy duty machinery.

Bond set at $125,000 for Lake Charles man accused of theft in Breaux Bridge

A Lake Charles man was slapped with a $125,000 bond for charges related to the theft of an RTV and trailer from a company located in Breaux Bridge.

Lafayette man arrested for soliciting runaway teen into prostitution

A 39-year-old man was arrested for allegedly housing a runaway teen and enticing her into prostitution.

Burglar buries more than $116,000 in cash, jewelry in his backyard

A 59-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly confessed to stealing more than $116,000 in money and jewelry from his employer. He buried the stolen property in the ground behind the shed in his backyard.

20-year-old turns himself in to BRPD for hit-and-run that killed a female pedestrian

A 20-year-old man turned himself in to police for causing a hit-and-run crash that killed a 47-year-old woman. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Devante Pugh of Baker turned himself in on Monday, July 15.