CrimeTracker

50-year-old man charged with murder being held on $250,000 bond

A 50-year-old man was arrested last night for allegedly shooting and killing a man during an argument.

Zachary man arrested for attempting to blackmail teen into performing sexual acts

A Zachary man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to blackmail a teen boy into performing homosexual acts.

BRPD sees reduction in homicides for 2013; 12 cases remain open

Although violent headlines continue, officials say the number of homicides within Baton Rouge city limits is down from this time last year. However, there are 12 cases that are considered open with no motive or suspect at this time.

Burglar arrested for theft at friend’s home; second case connected to the home

Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a burglary that happened back in April. Oddly, this was the first of two burglaries at the same home, and the two men accused of the crimes know each other, as well as the victim.

WANTED: Burglars get away with equipment from Central Hitch

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two men seen burglarizing the business Central Hitch located at 18540 Greenwell Springs Rd on July 17, 2013 at approximately 3.00 a.m.

19-year-old arrested for second DWI after hit-and-run crash on I-10

A 19-year-old man was arrested for his second DWI after he allegedly caused a crash on I-10, fled the scene, and allegedly tried to outrun police.

Family and friends ask for answers in North Baton Rouge shooting

Charles Kimber got news Saturday night no uncle should ever have to hear.

Lafayette grandparents arrested for kidnapping; child returned in good health

The grandparents of a 3-year-old boy were both arrested for trying to keep the child out of state’s custody.

Crowley man sentenced for robbing Natchitoches Parish Post Office

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Ricky J. Scott, 44, of Crowley, La., was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Dee D.

Police investigating triple homicide in west Shreveport

Detectives are investigating the violent deaths of three people at a home in West Shreveport Thursday night. Police were called to a house in the 4900 block of Gloria Drive at 9:45 p.m. for a shooting.