Second Man Charged in Pride-Port Hudson Shooting Death

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested a second man in the murder of 33-year-old Whitney Durant of Alexandria, LA. Durant was found shot dead early Friday morning inside a residence at 15209 Pride-Port Hudson Road. Detectives discovered that two men and

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EBRSO Arrests Pineville Man in Pride-Port Hudson Homicide

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested a man in the murder of a woman found early this morning shot dead inside a residence at 15209 Pride-Port Hudson Road. Detectives responded to the residence this morning after the victim was

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Female Arrested for Serving Child’s Father With Fake Custody Documents

A Baton Rouge female has been arrested after allegedly forging a family court judge’s name on a fabricated custody document earlier this month. According to a warrant, Meagan J. Pitre, 24, Baton Rouge, presented the father of her infant child

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3rd Suspect Arrested in Plaza Americana Homicide

Baton Rouge Police have announced a 3rd arrest in connection with the shooting death of Jody Arcediano which occurred on September 1st. Peter Hinkle, 40, Ethel, LA, was taken into custody yesterday thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip. The Louisiana

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EBRSO Apprehends Siegen Lane Bank Robbery Suspect

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Regions Bank on Siegen Lane at approximately 12:30 this afternoon in which a man entered the bank in a hat and sunglasses. He passed the teller a note

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Congressman Graves Announces USDOJ Grant to Curb Crime in Baton Rouge

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced today that the City of Baton Rouge will receive a federal, Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) grant through the U.S. Department of Justice. The $699,831 reward will help Baton Rouge law enforcement

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Sheriff Releases Statement Regarding Law Enforcement for St. George

EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has released an official statement correcting the misinformation contained in a recent flyer. The flyer was mailed to citizens in the unincorporated portion of East Baton Rouge Parish which is being voted on for incorporation next

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BRPD Seeking Identity of Suspect in Credit Card Theft

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual in the attached photographs who is responsible for approximately $1450 dollars of unauthorized charges on a stolen access card. Investigators believe that on August 6, 2019 the suspect entered the

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