Two men are accused of breaking into the Millerville Road Target store on Sept. 24 and stealing eight iPads valued at more than $3,000, according to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office news release.
According to reports, the men, who appeared to be familiar with the store, got inside after closing around 1:30 a.m. by throwing a piece of concrete through the front door glass.
Both men ran straight to the iPad display case, shattering it before stealing the devices, according to the release.
The suspects were last seen driving a silver-colored GMC Acadia or Envoy with a sunroof.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a woman accused of stealing a wallet from a local insurance company on Bluebonnet Boulevard on Sept. 10, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.
According to reports, the victim said her wallet was stolen from her purse during a meeting at her office. Three unknown women met with the victim at the end of the day, and the victim noticed her wallet was missing after the meeting, according to the release.
The victim’s credit cards were used to make multiple purchases at the Mall of Louisiana and other businesses totaling $1,554.39.
The suspect is a black woman who was wearing a leopard print and white top. The vehicle is described at a newer model red Toyota Camry with an unknown Arkansas license plate, according to the release.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000. Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344-STOP or (225) 344-7867.
Authorities arrested at least nine people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Thursday and 2:30 p.m. Friday, booking records show.
Those booked and the counts against them:
Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225)388-0369.
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