West Baton Rouge Theft Arrests

Two Baton Rouge men were arrested for stealing items from a man’s home and trying to dump them at a Port Allen scrapyard.

Previously, the owner of the items went to different scrapyards in Port Allen and Baton Rouge telling workers he had some items stolen from his home, including electrical wiring and a bathtub, and to notify him if any of the items were dropped off at their yards.

A few days later, workers at a scrapyard in Port Allen called him to say two men had just dropped off items similar to what he had described.  The scrapyard employees stalled the two men so the owner could come and confirm the items belonged to him.  Consequently, West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputies arrested the two men and booked them into the West Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a count each of illegal possession of stolen things.

If you have been charged with illegal possession of stolen things or another criminal charge, contact Baton Rouge Theft Attorney Carl Barkemeyer.

Source: The Advocate, “WBR sheriff’s deputies arrest two in thefts,” November 27, 2012.


Several Minors Face Alcohol-Related Criminal Charges in Baton Rouge

Thirty-three people were arrested two nights ago at Shady’s Bar near LSU in Baton Rouge.   They are facing various criminal charges including underage drinking, disturbing the peace, and interfering with a police investigation.  The arrests were a result of a Baton Rouge law enforcement operation to check alcohol compliance at the bar.

Twelve people were arrested for being in the bar without identification, one for being under the age of 18, two for disturbing the peace by intoxication and interfering with a police investigation, and 18 were arrested for the charge of minor in possession of alcohol.

The owners and operators of Shady’s Bar may be facing criminal charges as well.

If you have been arrested and/or charged with any criminal offenses contact Baton Rouge Criminal Defense Attorney Carl Barkemeyer.

View a video about the minor in possession of alcohol charge in Louisiana.

Source: The Advocate, Authorities round up 33 at Shady’s bar, November 16, 2012.