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.

Ex-North LA sheriff gets 3 years probation for hunting with felon

Former East Carroll Parish Sheriff, Mark Wayne Shumate, 52, of Lake Providence, LA, was sentenced to three years of probation for hunting with a convicted felon.

Man allegedly beats, rapes ex-girlfriend in Lafayette

A Lafayette man accused of beating his ex-girlfriend so severely she was left unconscious will appear in a Lafayette Parish courtroom Tuesday morning. Jordan Marcel Carambat, 23, is currently being held in the Lafayette Parish Jail.

Lafayette man gets shot in thigh defending mom during argument

Lafayette Police say Taylor Hebert, 22, turned himself in at the Lafayette Police Department Saturday after a shooting Friday (7/4/2014) night that left a 39 year old man injured.