CrimeTracker

Three arrested after chase in stolen vehicle ends with a crash on Old Hammond Highway

Three men were arrested after crashing a stolen vehicle during a police pursuit, officials say.

Narcotics suspect believed to have died from swallowing drugs during raid

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation in which a man is believed to have ingested narcotics during the execution of a BRPD search warrant.

Second suspect arrested for bar fight at Reggie’s that included LSU’s Jeremy Hill

A second suspect has been arrested in the altercation at Reggie’s Bar that included LSU running back Jeremy Hill.

Attorney for ex-priest accused of sex crimes against children requests bond reduction

The attorney for an ex-priest who is accused of sex crimes against children reportedly requested a major bond reduction and to have a taped confession thrown out.

Man dead from swallowing crack cocaine

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation in which a man is believed to have ingested narcotics during the execution of a BRPD search warrant.

Six heroin-related arrests made in Ascension Parish

Multiple narcotics arrests have been made in Ascension Parish in the past 48 hours.

Two drug investigations result in removal of $77,000 in illegal drugs, 8 arrests

Two separate drug investigations resulted in the arrests of eight people and the removal of roughly $77,000 in illegal narcotics and a handful of firearms.

Stolen truck used to pull down wall for burglary in Hammond; possible Baton Rouge connection

Investigators believe they’ve recovered the stolen vehicle that was used to rip down the wall and burglarize a deli in Hammond. Evidence recovered suggests that the suspect may have a connection to Baton Rouge.

Teen girl claims male student sexually assaulted her on school bus

Police are investigating a claim from a 16-year-old girl about being sexually abused by another student in the back of a school bus.

Elderly man shoots wife, turns gun on himself

An elderly man shot his wife, then turned the gun on himself, officials say.