CrimeTracker

Clerical error allows man to avoid serving sentence for 17 years

A clerical error has prevented a man from serving a 2 year prison sentence for over 17 years. The Attorney General filed a motion today that should correct the error and send him to jail.

Charges upgraded for suspect accused of beating man to death with a steel bar

Charges have been upgraded against a Baton Rouge man who is accused of beating a 66-year-old man to death, officials say.

Fifth Baton Rouge shooting victim this week expected to survive

A shooting incident has occurred every day in Baton Rouge this week. Fortunately, the latest victim is expected to survive.

Baker trio could face 30 years in jail for possession of 100 lbs of marijuana

A career criminal, his wife and business partner are all behind bars tonight facing 30 years in jail for allegedly selling a massive amount of drugs in the Baker area.

Naked man involved in crash fights with deputy, gets tased

Troopers are currently investigating a bizarre officer-involved shooting incident that began with a traffic crash and ended with a naked man being tased.

Domestic dispute escalates into murder-suicide near Hoo Shoo Too Road

The East Baton Rouge Sherrif's Department reported that a domestic disturbance on the 9000 block of Redman Lake Dr., off Hoo Shoo Too Rd., turned violent around 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

Hit-and-run suspect turns himself in to police; victim remains in critical condition

A Hammond man was arrested after he turned himself into police for hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene.

One arrested for killing Baton Rouge man; second suspect wanted

One man has been arrested and a second suspect is wanted for allegedly shooting a Baton Rouge man to death while he was sitting on his front porch.

Sulphur man locked up for striking two young children on the hands with wooden stick

A Sulphur man was arrested on cruelty charges after he allegedly struck two young children on the hands with wooden sticks, causing them bruising.

Homeless man arrested on drug charges while playing video poker

Houma police have arrested a homeless man on multiple charges after he punched an officer while attempting to evade a drug-related arrest.