Marrero Pastor arrested for beating two boys with a belt

MARRERO, LA (FOX44) — A Pastor in Marrero is accused of battering a young boy who was misbehaving during a Sunday morning service.

Two early morning arson fires happen within an hour of each other

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The Baton Rouge Fire Department reports two cases of arson that happened within an hour of each other. Both occurred at vacant buildings.

Sleepy bandit has hard time giving up spot on couch

HAMMOND, LA (FOX44) — Imagine walking into the living room of your home to find a strange man sleeping on your couch. That’s what happened to one woman in Hammond.

Mother of three tries to drop off kids at fire house

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A mother of three was issued a misdemeanor summons for Attempted Criminal Abandonment this weekend.

Store employee uses stolen cash for marijuana distribution operation

LAFAYETTE, LA (FOX44) — A store employee allegedly robbed his business for nearly $2,000 and then used the money to buy illegal drugs.

Man shot while driving car, Sheriff seeking suspect

LAFAYETTE, LA — Lafayette Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting whereas one victim who was driving on Johnston Street was shot by an occupant of a passing vehicle.

Store busted with over 18,000 packets of synthetic cannabis

GARYVILLE, LA (FOX44) -- A man was arrested in Garyville when narcotics officers discovered that he was selling synthetic cannabis at his convenience store.

Russell Brand arrested for Simple Criminal Damage in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA (FOX44) — Russell Brand was just arrested by Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office for Simple Criminal Damage.

Covington man’s marijuana grow sets house ablaze

SLIDELL, LA (FOX44) — A marijuana grow operation set a house on fire in Slidell yesterday afternoon.

Suspects arrested for shooting death on Columbus Dunn road

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — Two people suspected for the murder of a Baton Rouge man turned themselves in to police in the late evening on Wednesday, March 14.