Fight posted on Facebook leads two middle school students to be arrested

BERWICK, LA — Two middle school students were arrested for fighting and posting it on Facebook on March 20.

Armed robber holds up Whitney bank wearing Mardi Gras mask

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — As the storm began clearing over Baton Rouge, an armed robbery happened at the Whitney Bank on Industriplex. We’re told the suspect got away with cash and was wearing a Mardi Gras mask.

Marrero Pastor arrested for beating two boys with a belt

MARRERO, LA (FOX44) — A Pastor in Marrero is accused of battering a young boy who was misbehaving during a Sunday morning service.

Two early morning arson fires happen within an hour of each other

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Baton Rouge Fire Department reports two cases of arson that happened within an hour of each other. Both occurred at vacant buildings.

Sleepy bandit has hard time giving up spot on couch

HAMMOND, LA (FOX44) — Imagine walking into the living room of your home to find a strange man sleeping on your couch. That’s what happened to one woman in Hammond.

Mother of three tries to drop off kids at fire house

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A mother of three was issued a misdemeanor summons for Attempted Criminal Abandonment this weekend.

Store employee uses stolen cash for marijuana distribution operation

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) — A store employee allegedly robbed his business for nearly $2,000 and then used the money to buy illegal drugs.

Man shot while driving car, Sheriff seeking suspect

LAFAYETTE, LA — Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting whereas one victim who was driving on Johnston Street was shot by an occupant of a passing vehicle.

Store busted with over 18,000 packets of synthetic cannabis

GARYVILLE, LA (FOX44) -- A man was arrested in Garyville when narcotics officers discovered that he was selling synthetic cannabis at his convenience store.

Russell Brand arrested for Simple Criminal Damage in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) — Russell Brand was just arrested by Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office for Simple Criminal Damage.