CrimeTracker

BRPD seeking hit and run driver who put pedestrian in critical condition

A 26-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle during the early morning on Sunday, Nov. 4. Police are currently seeking the driver, who fled the scene.

Shreveport bus driver, student arrested following pencil stabbing

A Caddo Parish School bus driver and student were both cited after they allegedly attacked one another.

BRPD makes one arrest in case of man found dead in trunk

A 19-year-old man was arrested this morning for his alleged involvement in the death of a man who was found stuffed in the trunk of his car.

Shots fired near student housing on LSU Eunice campus

Two separate shootings occurred early this morning around the student housing on the LSU Eunice campus.

Accused murderer from Texas went on the run with his 4-year-old son

A 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Tyler, TX by his father after a fatal shooting was found safe in West Monroe, La.

Man found dead in trunk of abandoned car

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a dead body that was found in the trunk of an abandoned car.

Former LSU QB Jefferson in prison

Jordan Jefferson is now another inmate at East Baton Rouge parish prison. A district court judge ruled he violated his bond on a simple battery charge. This is after getting arrested on simple marijuana possession last Thursday.

Two suspects arrested for shooting at Opelousas gas station

Two men have been arrested in conjunction with a shooting take took place in an Opelousas gas station parking lot during the early morning hours of October 7.

Baton Rouge crimes stats higher than the national average

The FBI has released the latest national trends in crime for 2011. While the national picture continues to improve, with decreases in violent and non-violent crime, it's a different story here in Baton Rouge.

Hunters discovery human bones in St. Amant

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies have teamed up with the LSU FACES lab to search for more remains in the area were hunters discovered a human skull over the weekend. Today the investigators found additional bone fragments.