CrimeTracker

2012 shows increase in crime on Baton Rouge college campuses

Crime at the state's flagship campus rose from 2011 to 2012 in the majority of crime areas.

Officials asking for public's help in identifying Ponchatoula armed robbers

Authorities in Tangipahoa Parish are asking for your assistance in gathering information about an armed robbery which occurred at approximately 8:45 p.m. on September 28 in Ponchatoula.

Sulphur man arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old

A Calcasieu Parish resident has been arrested after on charges of forcible rape. On September 19, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.

Belle Chasse man arrested for secretly recording future step-daughter

The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office recently arrested a 34-year-old Belle Chasse man on Video Voyeurism charges. The PPSO is withholding the suspect’s identity in order to protect the victim.

Missing and endangered Florida child recovered by Louisiana Troopers

Louisiana State Troopers located an endangered child during proactive patrols prompted by a multi-state "Be On The Lookout" issued from Florida for a missing 5-month-old child from Florida.

Lafayette granny locked up for cursing, yelling at neighbor

A 78-year-old woman was arrested for disturbing the peace after she yelled and cursed at her neighbor during an argument.

Sulphur man arrested on murder charges after throwing baby across room

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after he confessed to throwing a 13-month-old baby across the room, causing fatal injuries.

Apartment manager arrested, stole over $20,000 from tenants paying monthly rent

A Zachary woman has been arrested on fraud and theft charges after stealing money from apartment tenants.

Deputies: Man drove victim to bridge, shot him, drove off

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a man whose body was found on the side of the road.

Man held on $186,000 for bizarre burglary in Thibodaux hotel

A 29-year-old man is being held on a $186,000 bond after he allegedly broke into a man’s hotel room, threatened to kill him, then stole his cell phone and money.