Woman arrested for prostitution in downtown BR; 4th arrest within 60 days

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested for prostitution yesterday during an undercover sting in the downtown area. According to the arrest report, this is the fourth time this year she’s been arrested for the same crime.

Belle Chasse burglary solved with DNA evidence, cell phone records

Three Northshore residents have been arrested for a Belle Chasse residential burglary that occurred in February 2013. The trio is also believed to be responsible for an additional February Belle Chasse burglary.

Man arrested for operating meth lab out of apartment on Millerville to pay for rent

 A Baton Rouge man was allegedly selling pills and creating methamphetamine out of his apartment to pay for rent.

Shreveport man arrested for soliciting minor

A Shreveport man who sent inappropriate texts to a minor was arrested by Caddo Sheriff's detectives on July 23.

Loranger man arrested after shooting, killing wife

A man that shot his wife after a verbal altercation is behind bars. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Richard Lagarrigue, 27, shot and killed his wife at their residence on Prevost Lane in Loranger.

Intoxicated man enters closed restaurant, steals bag of taco shells because he was 'hungry'

A Metairie man has been arrested after breaking into a Baton Rouge Taco Bell while they were closed and stealing food items because he was intoxicated and hungry.

Breaux Bridge man arrested on 13 drug charges, including outstanding warrants

A St. Martin Parish man has been arrested after authorities found a plethora of drugs in his home.

LaPlace lawyer indicted for stealing more than $50,000 from clients

A LaPlace lawyer has been indicted in connection with stealing more than $50,000 from multiple clients, one of them elderly, prosecutors said today.

BRPD: Man repeatedly hit child with belt because the boy urinated on himself

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for allegedly hitting a young boy in the head, neck and face with a belt.

Man admits to punching, choking 6-year-old family member; additional burglary charge

A 30-year-old who is already locked up on a burglary charge has allegedly confessed to punching and choking a 6-year-old family member.