CrimeTracker

Deputies use taser to stop man from running after being handcuffed for attempted theft

A handcuffed suspect took off running in the parking lot of the Cortana Place Wal-Mart early this morning. Deputies had to use a taser to stop the man after he refused to stop running.

Reward offered for arrest of person who shot, abandoned two pit bulls

A $750 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for shooting and abandoning two pit bulls in Washington Parish.

Burglars take tires, rims from Duplessis GMC in Gonzales

Gonzales Detectives are currently asking for the public’s assistance regarding the theft of four tires and rims from a 2008 GMC Yukon that was parked at Duplessis GMC located at 2522 S Burnside Ave in Gonzales.

LSU RB Jeremy Hill formally charged with simple battery, will be arraigned Friday

LSU football running back Jeremy Hill was formally charged with simple battery Monday. Hill was arrested on April 27, 2013 outside of Reggie’s Bar in Tigerland.

Off-duty NOPD officer killed by hit-and-run driver; $5,000 reward for arrest

An off-duty police officer was killed over the weekend after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Officials say the officer got out of his car after he was involved in a separate crash.

'Steak Bandit' arrested in Thibodaux

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii announced the arrest of Arty Marcel, 49 for Simple Battery and Theft of Goods after he punched the employees of a grocery store in the 200 Block of North Canal Boulevard after they witnessed him con

Former Shreveport cardiology center office manager sentenced for bank fraud

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Vongphanet J. “Joe” Siharath, 40, of Bossier City, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E.

Bayou L'Ourse man arrested for indecent behavior with a juvenile

An Assumption Parish man is behind bars after innapropriately touching a minor. On June 29, a father of a 15-year-old female filed a complaint after his daughter had been sexually assaulted by a man named “Ace”.

Deputies looking for man in witness intimidation case

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested one man for the intimidation of witnesses and are looking for another. James Miskell 18, is charged with Intimidation of a Witness, Simple Battery and Aggravated Assault.

Man shot in North Baton Rouge home

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another man with serious injuries. They say it happened around 1:30 inside a home in the 6,000 block of Saint Katherine Street.