CrimeTracker

Six arrested in Ascension Parish drug sting

Multiple arrests have been made following a month-long investigation into illegal drug activity at a Prairieville home.

NOPD coincidentally arrests suspect accused of killing infant, injuring babysitter

A 24-year-old man was arrested for the shooting death of a 1-year-old and the child’s 18-year-old babysitter.

BRPD: Man killed during armed robbery may have been targeted; suspects wanted

A 20-year-old man was shot and killed by armed robbers while he was driving in the 10000 block of Big Bend.

Instagram post lands 17-year-old with criminal charges for drug possession

A post on Instagram prompted a narcotics investigation that resulted in criminal charges for a 17-year-old girl from Patterson, La.

Wright declared competent to stand trial

The man accused of killing and dismembering his 7-year-old special needs son two years ago has been declared competent by state doctors.

Baton Rouge man arrested for shooting at woman, 10-month-old child; second suspect wanted

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for his alleged participation in firing 10 shots at a woman who was with her 10-month-old child.

Former dance studio owners charged with child molestation

A couple from Bossier Parish was arrested for allegedly molesting one of their former students on multiple occasions.

Store employee arrested after stealing money from daily deposits

A St. James woman has been arrested on felony theft charges after she stole money from nightly deposits from her employer.

Family friend charged for his part in multi-year juvenile sex case

A convict currently held in a Rhode Island prison on child molestation charges was transported to CPSO Calcasieu Correctional Center for his part in a multi-year juvenile sex crime case.

Lawsuit against city, BRPD, prosecutors hopes to end outdated gun ordinance

A Baton Rouge attorney claims his client’s constitutional rights were violated when he was arrested for allegedly violating an obscure, outdated ordinance. It’s an issue, he says, that could impact all gun owners in Baton Rouge.