CRIME & SAFETY
Gonzales man shot while standing in backyard along West Sidney Street
GONZALES - A 20-year-old was shot in the chest while standing in his backyard in Gonzales Saturday night. According to the Gonzales Police Department, the shooting happened along West Sidney Street just before 11 p.m. Officers said the victim is in stable condition. Detectives said the shooting is not believed...
Gonzales PD looking for person who shot, killed man driving along Burnside Highway on Friday night
GONZALES - Police in Gonzales are looking for a person who shot and killed a man driving along Burnside Highway on Friday night. Officers said Craig Haynes Jr. of Darrow was driving along Burnside Highway between LA 30 and Worthy Road around 11 p.m. when he was shot. Haynes Jr. was taken to a hospital and died on Saturday.
Local Vacherie Resident Dies in Wrong Way Collision on LA 3213, St. James Parish
A serious multi-vehicle accident took place in St. James Parish, Louisiana, early in the morning. The accident occurred on LA 3213, south of US 61, and was investigated by the Louisiana State Police Troop A. The victim, 66-year-old Earnest Bradley from Vacherie, was driving in the wrong direction.
APSO Arrest Report for the Week of November 30-December 7
Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of November 30-December 7:. Elaysia Stewart, 19, 42517 Lori Rd, Gonzales was charged w/ 2nd Degree Battery, Simple Criminal Damage to Property, and Disturbing the Peace;. Brionna Swanson, 23, 39327 Country Dr, Prairieville was charged w/ 2nd Degree Battery, Simple...
Baton Rouge woman sentenced to four years in relation to defrauding PPP, EIDL
A Baton Rouge woman was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison after her convictions for wire fraud and money laundering in connection with fraudulent applications through the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, U.S. Attorney Ronald Gathe announced. According to a news release, U.S. District...
Violent weekend in Baton Rouge leaves 3 dead, 3 injured
BATON ROUGE - Friday afternoon kicked off a violent weekend in Baton Rouge with three people killed and three others hurt in shootings. On Friday afternoon, two men died in a gun battle off Gus Young Avenue. Quadrell Clark, 22, and Marquise Muse, 19, were shot to death by one another. Police said the two had an ongoing feud.
Police: 2 men die in gunfight off Gus Young Avenue following ‘ongoing feud’ in neighborhood
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Two men shot and killed each other Friday afternoon after what police describe as an “ongoing feud” in their neighborhood. The Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened at a residence on N 26th Street, off Gus Young Avenue, around 1:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. The two gunmen, 22-year-old Quadrell Clark and 19-year-old Marquise Muse, reportedly shot each other. They both died at the scene.
One person shot along Harry Drive on Sunday night
BATON ROUGE - One person was hurt in a shooting along Harry Drive on Saturday night. Officials said the shooting happened shortly before 7:45 p.m. The victim was taken to a hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown. No more information was available.
Police search for driver who hit bicyclist on Airline Highway
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Police are asking for the public’s help to locate the person responsible for crashing into a bicyclist and then fleeing the scene. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the incident happened on Saturday, December 2, on Airline Highway near Old Hammond Highway. The...
2 shot during domestic dispute in Baton Rouge Saturday
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating after two men were injured in a shooting on Flicker Street Saturday night. A female called the police and said her child’s father, who was under a restraining order, was at her residence asking to see his child.
Officials: 1 hurt in shooting on Christmas parade route downtown
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A man was shot along the Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade route Saturday evening. The Baton Rouge Police Department said a man with apparent gunshot wounds approached officers along the Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade route downtown. The man was shot near the intersection of North Boulevard and St. Louis Street, in front of the 19th JDC, around 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
Weekly Safety Report: Man Sentenced for Fatal Fight and Covert Operation Targets Retail Theft in Gonzales, Louisiana
In Gonzales, Louisiana, two incidents occurred this week. In the first incident, a 69-year-old man was sentenced to 40 years in prison for running over and killing his friend during a street fight. The second incident involved a covert operation called "Operation Sleigh Ride" where undercover officers targeted local shopping centers to combat retail theft.
Mother Of 4 Found Dead In Apartment Just A Day After Celebrating Her Birthday, Police Launch Search For Boyfriend
In a heartbreaking turn of events, Tonyetta Loveless, a 42-year-old mother of four, has been found dead a day after celebrating her… The post Mother Of 4 Found Dead In Apartment Just A Day After Celebrating Her Birthday, Police Launch Search For Boyfriend appeared first on Shine My Crown.
Unidentified Man Shot Dead in His Baton Rouge Apartment, Investigation Underway
A shocking discovery in Baton Rouge as an unidentified individual is found dead from gunshot wounds in a Plank Road apartment. Neighbors report hearing gunshots the previous evening. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. Stay tuned for further developments in this unfolding story.
Second suspect arrested in fatal shooting at trail ride
EAST BATON ROUGE —- A second person has been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting during an “ATV Trail Ride” in the Plains Port Hudson area. Lamar Hall, 32, of Baton Rouge, was arrested and charged with principal to first degree murder and illegal use of a weapon over the weekend. Documents show after his arrest, he admitted to shooting into the crowd.
Man Wanted in St. John the Baptist Parish Arrested After Chase and Collision with Patrol Unit
• Anthony Manson, 28, wanted in St. John the Baptist Parish, was arrested after leading officers on a chase across two parishes and hitting a patrol unit. • The chase began when Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop Manson for a traffic violation in Prairieville on Airline Highway.
Man accused of not seeking help for 1-year-old's second-degree burn
BATON ROUGE - A man accused of not seeking immediate medical attention for a 1-year-old child's severe burns was arrested Friday. According to police affidavits, Jose Martinez-Mendez, 33, was arrested on charges of second-degree cruelty to juveniles and child desertion after a roommate called 911 to bring attention to his child's burns on November 22.
Napoleonville Residents Arrested in Major Drug Bust: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office Investigation
Sheriff Leland Falcon of Assumption Parish has announced the arrest of Jabari Qunell Lize Landry and Tramari Awan Triplett, both 21, on several felony charges. The arrests were part of a narcotics investigation in Napoleonville, Louisiana. Landry and Triplett were implicated in the case after a parish-wide investigation.
Car bursts into flames on Siegen Lane; two passengers safely escape
Two passengers, an adult and a child, were able to safely escape their car that caught fire and burst into flames during rush hour traffic on Siegen Lane shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday. St. George firefighters arrived on the scene minutes later to extinguish the blaze. The incident snarled traffic...
Donaldsonville Residents Arrested Following Suspicious Vehicle and Drug Violations Investigation
Sheriff Leland Falcon of Assumption Parish has announced the arrest of Kaitlin Alida Chedotal, 28, and Jared McKinley Gros Simoneaux, 30, both from Donaldsonville, LA. The arrests followed an investigation into a suspicious vehicle. Late Tuesday evening, a deputy noticed a stationary vehicle on LA 1008. When the deputy approached, the vehicle drove away and was later stopped near LA 1 on LA 402.