CrimeTracker

Three family members charged with Medicaid fraud

Three family members were arrested and charged with defrauding the state’s Medicaid program.

BRPD: 5 people robbed at gunpoint around the LSU area overnight

Police are searching for a group of armed robbers who are believed to be responsible for several incidents that happened during the early morning around the LSU area.

Traffic stop in Prairieville leads to the arrest of 7 people for drug charges

A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a woman and her passenger. Then, after a search of her home, five additional people were arrested. All face drug charges and were booked into the parish jail.

Bond set at $200,000 for 18-year-old armed robbery suspect

An 18-year-old was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly committing an armed robbery at a trailer park. The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident happened on July 2 off Resweber Hwy near Parks, La.

WANTED: Man accused of masturbating inside Cracker Barrel during lunch hour

Police are currently looking for a man who was allegedly witnessed masturbating inside a local convenience store during the lunch hour rush.

Man arrested for attempted murder; victim survived multiple gunshot wounds

A 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday for attempted murder after he allegedly shot up a vehicle over the weekend.

18-year-old arrested for drive-by shooting that resulted in teen’s death

An 18-year-old was arrested last night for the murder of a 16-year-old.

Baker man arrested for rape of girlfriend’s teen daughter

A 46-year-old man was arrested for the rape of his girlfriend’s daughter. Officials say the man has been in a relationship with the woman for the past 13 years and the teen referees to him as “step daddy.”

Terrytown man arrested for possession, distribution of child pornography

Shane Joseph Gainey was arrested on Wednesday after undercover investigators discovered him distributing child pornography via the Internet, said John Bosco, head of the Louisiana Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit.

Teen fitted with electronic ankle bracelet arrested again for equipment theft

A 16-year-old who was already forced to wear an electronic ankle bracelet for prior burglary charges was arrested in connection to the theft of some heavy duty machinery.