CrimeTracker

Teens accused of gun sale, purchase in high school parking lot

BATON ROUGE, LA — An officer with the School Drug Task Force responded this morning to a call concerning a gun brought to Scotlandville High School at 9870 Scotland Avenue at approximately 10:30 a.m.

UPDATE: Two shot on Gerald Street; Police seeking suspect

THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: Latrell Davis, 23, of Baton Rouge, died this evening from injuries.   BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- Two people were shot last night on Gerald Street. One is in critical condition.

Joint investigation leads to arrest of Slidell fugitive wanted for Child Molestation

SLIDELL, LA -- Today, Monday, March 26, a joint investigation involving the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit (FAU) and the Slidell Police Department has led to the arrest of a fugitive in connection with a child mol

School bus driver locked up for Aggravated Rape of a mentally handicapped teen

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — An East Baton Rouge Parish school bus driver is locked up on Aggravated Rape charges.

Man shot in arm during block party in New Iberia

NEW IBERIA, LA (FOX44) — A 19-year-old man was shot in the arm during a block party that happened over the weekend in New Iberia.

Guard arrested for smuggling drugs into correctional facility

VERNON PARISH, LA — The Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force initiated an investigation in connection with illegal Narcotics being smuggled into the Vernon Correctional Facility. The investigation led to the arrests of three persons.

Former La priest arrested for more than 50 counts of sexual battery on juveniles

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA — The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney’s Office have been working together to investigate accusations that a former priest had inappropriate sexual contact with

Two Baton Rouge juvenile inmates escape custody, captured Sunday

AVONDALE, LA (FOX44) -- Two juvenile inmates escaped from Bridge City Center for Youths on Saturday, March 24. The two are cousins from the Baton Rouge area and are currently back in custody.

One man killed another in self defense on Balis Drive

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Late Saturday Night, Baton Rouge Police say they responded to a shooting on Balis drive. Baton Rouge Police officers said it happened around 8:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of Balis drive.

Two armed robbers hit up fast food restaurant on Government Street

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) -- The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery that happened earlier this afternoon, Friday, March 23.