CrimeTracker

GPD arrest 4 suspects for rash of car burglaries

Gonzales police have arrested four people in connection with a rash of vehicle burglaries that occurred in residential neighborhoods between Dec. 16, and Jan. 7.

Cocaine found in shipment of Bananas

Supermarket staff in Berlin, Germany, got a surprise earlier this week when they went to unpack a new shipment of bananas. Instead, they found 140 kilograms of cocaine.

Lake Charles police find 2 bodies in apartment

UPDATE: The investigation has revealed that a “murder-suicide” occurred in which Kody Todd Fontenot shot and killed Mia Katherine Trahan and then turned the weapon on himself.   -----

BRPD seek 2 men for armed robbery of furniture store

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of the 1st Choice Home Furnishings on Airline Highway that occurred around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

19-Year-Old takes Lake Charles Police on high speed chase

19-year-old Eric Son Tran took Lake Charles Police on a high speed chase across state lines.

LA Attorney General warns of new email scam

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell sent out a public warning of a new email scam that tells recipients that they need to appear in court for “illegal software usage.”

Lake Charles man chases burglar who stole his gun

Lake Charles Police have arrested two men in connection with several burglaries after one victim caught them in the act on Wednesday at about 10:00 p.m.

UPDATE: GPD make arrest in air machine coin theft

The Gonzales Police Department reported that they’ve arrested Mark Johnson, 44, of Baker, in connection with the theft of a coin-operated air machine on Highway 44 in December.

UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 new arrest a week after family brawl

A father who was injuried in a family brawl on New Year's Day has passed away. Baton Rogue Police say Michael Taylor Sr (53) died from injuries he sustained from being hit with a blunt object.

Hammond parole check leads to 2 arrests

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested two men on narcotics charges. Robert Wayne Gatlin (40) and Dedrick J. Johnson (30) were taken into custody after allegedly possessing crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia.