CrimeTracker

BPRD looking for 'bait car' thieves

Local authorities are looking for four individuals that burglarized a bait car in two separate incidents this year.

Morgan City authorities looking for 'person of interest' in murder investigation

The Morgan City Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating a person of interest in a shooting which occurred at approximately 11:04 p.m. on Monday, May 20.

Arson suspect accused of setting church on fire during Sunday service

A New Orleans man faces a $300,000 bond for allegedly setting a church on fire while roughly 148 people were inside.

Dog wrapped in electrical tape found dead; suspect wanted

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Tony Bacala is asking for the public’s help in any information available regarding a dog that was found dead in an open field on Black Bayou Road on yesterday evening.

Suspect shot twice after knocking deputy to the ground; additional drug, battery charges

A Livingston man was shot twice after he allegedly knocked a deputy to the ground. The man is recovering in a local hospital and will be booked on a handful of charges once he is released.

Man who led police on two parish chase turns himself in after avoiding capture

A man accused of taking police on a wild chase across two parishes is locked up after he turned himself in to authorities.

25-year-old mother arrested for locking her 4 children outside

A Baker woman was arrested after she allegedly locked her four children, ages 1-7, outside of the home for 3 days. She denies the allegations and repeatedly called her children “bad kids.”

Bar fight ends with murder charge; victim died after spending 7 days in hospital

The victim of a bar fight died after spending 7 days in the hospital. Police are now looking for the man accused of attacking him.

Woman raped near LSU’s campus; police seek suspect

A young woman claims she was raped by a man at knifepoint over the weekend. Investigators are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

Inmate with only a month left of sentence walked off of work release detail

An inmate who was roughly a month away from being released will end up with more time behind bars once he’s located. That’s because he allegedly walked off from the transitional work program.