CrimeTracker

Lafayette FD investigating string of 8 arson fires in 8 days

Last month the Lafayette Fire Department combated eight fires within about a week span, and they are still describing the investigation as "open and active."

BR family still looking for person who killed cat

It's been more than two weeks since a Baton Rouge family's cat disappeared and turned up in two pieces. Investigators soon determined that it was not a question of what happened to the cat, but rather who did it.

EBR deputies searching for man who robbed CVS on O'Neal

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a suspect in the robbery of CVS Pharmacy on George O’Neal. The incident happened Thursday morning shortly after 9:00 a.m.

Lake Charles area man gets jail time for stealing $900K in aircraft parts

U.S. Attorney announced that Robert Michal Styron, 38, of Iowa, LA, was sentenced to 36 months in prison with three years of supervised release for stealing over $900,000 worth of aircraft parts.

BRPD finds 29-year-old man shot to death on Cate Avenue

Baton Rouge police are investigating a murder that happened Wednesday night around 9:00 p.m. on Cate Avenue. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Major Brown, of Cate Avenue.

Audit reports guns and bulletproof vests missing from Department of Public Safety

When the state legislative office reported the missing guns and vests from the state department of public safety and corrections, it came as a surprise.

Fund set up for 9 children whose parents died in murder suicide in Opelousas

A fund has been set up for the nine children left behind after both of their parents died in a murder suicide in Opelousas on July 4.

Gonzales PD needs help identifying credit card theft suspect

Gonzales police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a local convenience store on June 4, 2014. The suspect charged $52.50, according to a police statement.

Drunk Berwick man arrested for shoplifting, DWI, switched plates

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Leonard Yarborough, 52, of Berwick, LA Tuesday morning around 2:21 a.m. on theft and alcohol related charges.

Woman arrested for battery of juvenile in Franklin

A 33-year-old Franklin woman was arrested Tuesday morning around 3:00 a.m. for domestic abuse and simple battery.