East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office

Associated Press
September 15, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Louisiana state police are investigating after a sheriff's deputy fatally shot a person while responding to a disturbance call at a home in Baton Rouge. The Advocate reports a deputy with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office was dispatched Saturday to a home in the upscale Highland Club...
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August 11, 2019 - 11:19 am
ZACHARY, La. (AP) _ Authorities say a Zachary homeowner shot a nude man who forced his way into a home. The shooting happened early Sunday morning. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office told the paper that the homeowner said he went outside to investigate why his dog was barking and...
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Chris Miller
August 06, 2019 - 5:50 pm
A shooting reported at a Baton Rouge WalMart store earlier today did not happen, says the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. A 911 caller shortly before noon reported “two black males in the Wal-Mart on Burbank shooting.” Sheriff Sid Gautreaux says deputies arrived to find a chaotic scene. “...
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Don Ames
May 30, 2019 - 7:52 pm
An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputy died in a single vehicle crash about 6:30 Thursday morning in Zachary.Lt. Steven Whitstine, 42, was driving to work when he veered off Pride Port Hudson Road and struck a tree. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said Whitstine's vehicle overturned, then struck a...
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May 18, 2018 - 10:49 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man who founded Cajun Navy 2016, a volunteer flotilla renowned for responding to natural disasters, has been arrested on a charge he defrauded a customer who hired him to rebuild a home. An attorney for Jon Bridgers says he was freed from jail on $10,000 bond...
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