LSP: 11 arrested during multi-agency human trafficking bust

Law enforcement arrested eleven individuals in a multi-agency task force operation focused on human trafficking on October 9, 2014. The operation was part of ongoing efforts targeting human trafficking and prostitution throughout the state.

AG arrests Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Slidell man on 17 counts of child pornography, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office searching for wanted man

UPDATE (10/15/14): Major Ginny Higgins, police spokesperson, has confirmed that Damien Michael Lewis has turned himself in to authorities.   

AG busts Romanian organized crime ring in Acadiana area, 2 still at large

Seven people have been arrested today on felony racketeering charges for participating in an online sales scam, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. The suspects are believed to be members and affiliates of Romanian organized crime.

Police: woman steals over $200K from Gonzales furniture store

A St. Amant woman is now in jail for embezzling over $200,000 from a furniture store, according to the Gonzales Police Department.

Police investigating shooting on Louisiana Avenue that left man in hospital

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Lafayette Police is searching for the "Shakers" shooter

The Lafayette Police are looking for a man they caught on surveillance video firing a gun in the “Shakers” night club.

Lafayette man shoots victim after argument

Lafayette police are searching for the man responsible for a shooting in the 100 block of Clara Street. Police spokesperson, Jim Craft, says Rondell Derouen, 30, of Lafayette, shot a man two times during an argument.

Darrow Assistant Fire Chief arrested for improper use of fuel card

On September 22, 2014 Peter Robblin chief of the Darrow 5th ward volunteer Fire Department report to Gonzales Investigators that he had conducted and internal audit and discovered questionable fuel purchase which had been made by his Assistant

LPSO uses helicopters, K9 teams to catch Albany car thief

An Albany man is now in jail after stealing a car and running from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies.