Seven arrested for scam that cost victims tens of thousands of dollars

LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (FOX44) — Seven people were arrested for an asphalt paving scam that has cost several victims tens of thousands of dollars.

St. Landry Parish Deputy involved in shooting

ST. LANDRY PARISH, LA — Louisiana State Police detectives were requested to investigate an officer involved shooting by the St. Landry Sheriffs Office.

EBR Coroner: Man died of blunt force trauma

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office has completed a final autopsy on Gunner Williamson, the man who was found unresponsive in the Tigerland area back in March.

Iberia Parish man arrested on 48 animal cruelty charges

IBERIA PARISH, LA (FOX44) -- A man in Iberia Parish was arrested for animal cruelty. That after the Sheriff’s Department received complaints about a foul odor in the area.

Sheriff seeking murder suspect for Oak Park Drive shooting

BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for Roman Montrell Trosclair Sr., 28, of Maplewood Dr. in the shooting death of Dederick Droze, 24, that occurred on May 14 on Oak Park Drive.

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.