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  • Six booked on suspicion of DWI in East Baton Rouge b...

    Sunday Dec 9 | via The Advocate 

    Authorities arrested at least six people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Saturday and noon Sunday, booking records show. Charhonda Brown, 41, 1011 Seville Ave., Apt.

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  • Baker man aims for dog but shoots and kills girlfrie...

    Thursday Dec 6 | via The Advocate 

    A 28-year-old Baker man has been indicted in the February accidental death of his girlfriend while shooting at a dog. Rhykem Rogers, of 2421 McHugh Road, is accused of fatally shooting Cherish Faith Smith, 23, as he fired several shots at his brother's pit bull after the two men argued.

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  • Trial date set for Greenwell Springs man accused of ...

    Tuesday Nov 13 | via The Advocate 

    A Greenwell Springs man accused of fatally shooting two Baker men last year and dumping their bodies in St. Helena Parish will stand trial in May. William Bottoms Jr., 29, was scheduled to be tried next month, but his attorney and an East Baton Rouge Parish prosecutor agreed Tuesday to push the trial back to May 13. A 28-year-old Greenwell Springs man accused of fatally shooting two Baker men in the backseat of a car on June 1 was indicted by an East Baton Bottoms is charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the June 1, 2017, killing of Mohamed S. Hussain, 29, and Derrick D. Williams, 23. Prosecutors last May dismissed an accessory charge against a Greenwell Springs woman, 28-year-old Megan Marie Gaylord.

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  • Baker man arrested Thursday in 1998 rape after DNA m...

    Oct 19, 2018 | via The Advocate 

    A Baker man was arrested Thursday after a woman recognized him as her rapist from 20 years ago, and then a DNA test linked him to the 1998 crime, according to court documents. John Louis Davis, 38, is accused of the violent rape of an 18-year-old female when he was 17, in a case that had remained unsolved for two decades.

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  • Probe into fired Baton Rouge officer finds body, car...

    Oct 19, 2018 | via The Advocate 

    From left, Ronald Haley, Jr. and Tenesia Howard listen as her son Raheem Howard, who was arrested after an officer-involved shooting with Baton Rouge Police Department officer Yuseff Hamadeh but later cleared, discusses the firing on Thursday of Hamadeh, at a press conference outside the 19th Judicial District Courthouse, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Attorney Ashley Greenhouse is at right.

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  • Victim in unsolved 20-year-old Baton Rouge rape reco...

    Oct 19, 2018 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport 

    Baton Rouge police have arrested a Baker man in connection with a rape case that had been unsolved for over 20 years. John Louis Davis, 38, of Baker, was arrested on October 18 for allegedly raping a woman in the early morning hours of New Year's Day 1998.

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  • Baton Rouge Police fire officer who shot at motorist...

    Oct 12, 2018 | via The Advocate 

    Baton Rouge Police Detective Joe Dargin, left, and Detective Jeff Anders, right, escort Raheem Howard, 21, of 6952 Carvel Court in Baker, on Aug. 10, 2018, at the violent crimes unit in Baton Rouge, La. Counts against Howard, who was accused of firing a gun at a Baton Rouge Police Officer following a traffic stop, are now being dropped for lack of evidence, although the investigation is ongoing, including a probe of the officer, Yuseff Hamadeh.

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  • 18-year-old shot sister's boyfriend after fight in B...

    Oct 11, 2018 | via The Advocate 

    A fight that started in a Baker home Monday quickly escalated when an 18-year-old shot his sister's boyfriend, who remains hospitalized, Baker police said. Chadrick Jarrell's sister told investigators that Jarrell and her boyfriend began fighting at her family's house Monday, according to his arrest report.

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