CrimeTracker

UPDATE: GPD make arrest in air machine coin theft

The Gonzales Police Department reported that they’ve arrested Mark Johnson, 44, of Baker, in connection with the theft of a coin-operated air machine on Highway 44 in December.

UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 new arrest a week after family brawl

A father who was injuried in a family brawl on New Year's Day has passed away. Baton Rogue Police say Michael Taylor Sr (53) died from injuries he sustained from being hit with a blunt object.

Hammond parole check leads to 2 arrests

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested two men on narcotics charges. Robert Wayne Gatlin (40) and Dedrick J. Johnson (30) were taken into custody after allegedly possessing crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia.

AL fugitivie caught in New Iberia

A fugitive from Alabama has been captured in New Iberia. Joshua Folks (35) escaped from a mental health facility in Clark County, Alabama. Officials say Folks left Alabama by stowing away on a freight train that was headed west.

Man arrested for attorney fraud

A man has been arrested for scamming three local attorneys. The Baton Rouge Police Department reported on January 7, that Gregory James Edwards (32) was arrested and charged with three counts of Felony Theft.

4 arrested in Ascension Parish drug bust

Four people have been arrested in a drug bust in an Ascension Parish.

Morgan City man solicits minor via computer

Following a month long investigation by State Police, a Morgan City man is in jail on charges related to computer-aided solicitation of a minor.

Police seek Ponchatoula burglary suspect who may be armed

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a burglary suspect, Ervin Dudley Gordon III, 27, of Ponchatoula.

Sheriff: Boats possible in Bayou Crab thefts

Detectives with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a string of robberies that happened between December 30, 2013 and January 4, 2014.

BR Police: Driver of stolen car dies after crash

UPDATE: The unidentified female who was driving the fleeing vehicle and died on scene has been identified as Kiamonte Davis, 19, of Baton Rouge.  ---