CrimeTracker

Elementary student brings knife on campus, man with gun also spotted

The Lafayette Police Department investigated two claims of weapons on school campuses this morning. Officials say a student brought a knife to an elementary school, and an hour later a man was seen with a gun on campus.

Couple wanted for cashing counterfeit checks at local businesses

Two people are wanted by police for allegedly cashing counterfeit checks at businesses around town.

Ascension Parish men arrested on marijuana distribution charges

Three Gonzales men have been arrested for intenting to sell marijuana.

Vinton man arrested for third time on additional sexual related charges

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher S.

Senior arrested after exposing himself in park

Hugh Rutherford, 70, of Marshall, TX, was arrested after exposing himself to an undercover police officer in a Shreveport park Thursday.

Two men arrested for negligent homicide after man dies of drug overdose

Two men were arrested and charged with negligent homicide after a man died from a drug overdose. Officials say the two knew that the situation was critical, but they allegedly waited to call for help until it was too late.

Officer injured while pursuing fleeing suspect, man arrested

A police officer in Covington was briefly hospitalized after he was injured during the pursuit of a fleeing suspect.

Bossier Parish deputy terminated, charged with domestic abuse

A Bossier Sheriff's Office deputy has been terminated following his arrest for domestic abuse over the weekend.

Bond revoked for man accused of feticide

A Walker man accused of cutting his unborn child from his pregnant wife was back in court today.

Owner of Smoothie World in Lafayette subject of bizarre hostage incident

An owner of a Smoothie World in Lafayette is in the hospital for non-medical issues after he allegedly fought deputies and displayed some bizarre behavior.