CrimeTracker

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.

St. Amant father and son arrested on drug charges

A father and son have been both locked up on drug charges in Ascension Parish. On April 8, authorities went to the home of Audie and Austin Decoteau to investigate complaints of drug activity.

Thief of stolen birds from Zoo of Acadiana died in single vehicle crash

A man who stole three birds from the Zoo of Acadiana died after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed while attempting to outrun police.

Victim robbed of puppies, cell phone and backpack; arrest made

On March 28, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 1100 block of Moss Street regarding an armed robbery.

Police make arrest in nearly 10 year 'cold case' murder

Baton Rouge Police detectives have made an arrest in a 2004 cold case murder. Brian Antonio Spears, 34, of Baker, has been arrested and charged with First-Degree Murder in connection with the shooting death of Louis Davis, 21.

23-year-old man shot to death on the front porch of his home

A 23-year-old man was shot to death last night while sitting on the front porch of his home in the 70802 area.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered disturbing to some viewers.

Attempted rapist clubs woman with hammer

A man has been placed under arrest after striking a woman in her head with a hammer in an attempt to rape her.

WANTED: Warrant issued for man accused of murder in St. John parish

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Demond Baker, 33, in connection with a homicide that occurred in the early morning hours of April 7.

Baton Rouge drive-by shooter arrested on attempted murder charges

A Baton Rouge man has been arrested on attempted murder charges after committing a drive-by shooting in Baker.