Traffic stop yields 30 pound marijuana bust

LAKE CHARLES, LA — On May 21, an officer stopped a vehicle on I-10 eastbound near mile marker 21 for a traffic violation. Hieu Xuan Ngo, 51, claimed to be traveling from California to North Carolina via Houston, TX.

Rapper credited for positive lyrics arrested for drug possession

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) — A local rapper credited for his positive lyrics was locked up this weekend for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Husband and wife arrested for illegally selling alcohol

BAKER, LOUISIANA (BAKER POLICE DEPARTMENT) — On May 18, 2012 officers with the Baker Police and Agents with the Louisiana Alcohol Beverage Control Board arrested a local husband and wife after it was discovered that they were illegally op

Three overnight shootings in 70805 area code further prove need for BRAVE program

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Another violent night in Baton Rouge after three separate shooting incidents sent three men to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Sheriff seeking man possibly connected to fatal shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA — The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is seeking to identify a Person Of Interest in the homicide that occurred in the 6000 block of Oak Park at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14.

‘Bama fan indicted by grand jury for sexual battery, obscenity

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) — A grand jury has indicted the man accused of simulating a sex act on an unconscious LSU fan after the BCS Championship Series game.

Two Lafayette 'head' shops raided for selling illegal synthetic drugs

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) — Two local stores were raided by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics division this morning. They’re accused of selling illegal synthetic drugs.

Is a real police officer conducting the traffic stop? What to do if you’re unsure

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Today a disturbing story out of Mississippi has many motorists feeling uneasy. Two individuals were shot and killed by a man posing as a police officer.

House washers accused of robbing clients

IBERIA PARISH, LA (FOX44) — Two men are behind bars for allegedly stealing jewelry and valuables while they were supposed to be washing peoples’ houses.

Brusly High student shot and killed in Port Allen

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Roy Andre has lived in Brusly his entire life. “People don’t shoot guns around here, unless they’re going hunting,” he says.