CrimeTracker

BRPD closes over half of 2013 homicides with latest arrest

The latest homicide arrest has closed the gap for the number of unsolved homicides in Baton Rouge. There are only 10 remaining open cases out of 23 total investigations conducted by the Baton Rouge Police Department during 2013.

Cold case detective links man, woman to 2009 murder of elderly couple; third suspect deceased

A man and woman who are both already locked up on unrelated charges and a man who died from a drug overdose have been identified as suspects in the 2009 murder of an elderly couple.

Juvenile discovered decomposed body in Acadia Parish

A juvenile made a horrifying discovery in Acadia Parish. The teen found a badly decomposed body on an oil well site.

Mother, daughter arrested for selling meth in Sulphur

A mother and daughter have been arrested for allegedly selling methamphetamine. If convicted, the two could face up to 30 years in prison.

DNA evidence links BR man to murder of a woman on Iowa Street

DNA evidence has linked a Baton Rouge man to the murder of a woman. Officials say the victim had a restraining order placed against him.

Lafayette man arrested for rape of child family member that happened 40 years ago

A 66-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a female family member 40 years ago. If convicted, he could face a 99 year sentence.

Police vehicle flips during chase, two officers injured

Two Slidell Police Officers were sent to the hospital early this morning after they flipped a police cruiser during a high speed chase.

Ascension Parish bus driver in jail on juvenile indecency charges

An Ascension Parish man faces charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer aided solicitation of a minor after a tip from a concerned resident.

Woman found shot to death in alley way on Mohican; no suspect

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Angel Brooks, 19. She was located on the ground behind her apartment complex. ORIGINAL: A woman was found shot to death and police are looking for the person responsible.

Man robbed while riding his bicycle; one arrest made, three still at large

One arrest has been made and more are wanted for robbing a man riding a bicycle and sending him to the hospital due to injuries he sustained in the robbery.