Police and fire briefs for Nov. 3, 2012

Joshua Gill
Joshua Gill

Man, 60, booked with child molestation

A 60-year-old man accused of molesting a child for more than a year has been arrested, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

Ronald James Jones, 10845 Ansley Ave., was booked into parish prison on a count molestation of a juvenile by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

According to the affidavit, Jones is accused of “humping” the child and fondling her breasts. The child’s age was blacked out in the affidavit released by the Sheriff’s Office.

Jones denied ever doing anything to the victim on purpose, the affidavit states.

Police: Armed burglar robs Baskin-Robbins

Baton Rouge police are looking for a man who robbed the Baskin-Robbins ice cream store at 11222 Florida Blvd. on Friday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

Police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said a slim, dark-skinned black male walked into the Baskin Robbins at 2:53 p.m., brandished a gun and demanded money.

The robber took the money and fled before police arrived, McKneely said.

McKneely said the robber is 5 feet, 8 inches, about 20 years old and was seen wearing purple shorts with yellow, blue and green stripes down the side, white shoes and a gray hoodie. He was seen in a gray Ford Focus, McKneely said.

Anyone with information about this incident can contact police at (225) 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP or (225) 344-7867.

Police accuse man
of lewd conduct

A 33-year-old Metairie man accused of sending lewd texts and photos of his penis to an undercover investigator posing as a 14-year-old girl in East Baton Rouge Parish has been arrested, according to an affidavit warrant.

Joshua Jeremiah Gill, 816 Blanche St., was booked with indecent behavior with a juvenile and computer aided solicitation of a minor.

The incident occurred Aug. 3 when deputies were conducting an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation, according to the warrant.

Sheriff’s car wrecked responding to call

No injuries were reported in an accident involving an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputy on Bluebonnet Boulevard on Friday afternoon, a Sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

The deputy was responding to what turned out to be a false a bank alarm with his lights and sirens activated as he passed through an intersection on Bluebonnet right off of Interstate 10 and was struck on the driver’s side of the car, spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said.

She said the deputy slowed before entering the intersection and only entered when he thought it was safe to cross.

Hicks said the deputy was transported to a local hospital to check for injuries while the other driver said he was uninjured, Hicks said.

The other driver was not cited, she said.

Teen accused of sex with 13-year-old girl

A 17-year-old Baton Rouge boy was arrested after he admitted to having sex with a 13-year-old girl, an affidavit of probable cause says.

The girl’s mother saw Facebook messages Brandon Jerrell Wilson, 2575 Gardere Lane, sent her daughter, figured out that the two were having sex and called the Sheriff’s Office, the affidavit says.

The girl was interviewed at the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center, where she said Wilson touched her, but they never had sex, the affidavit says. Later, Wilson admitted under questioning that he did have sex with the 13-year-old girl two months previously at her house after she invited him there for that reason.

Wilson was booked into Parish Prison on Friday morning on one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

BR woman booked with leaving children

Baton Rouge police officers arrested a woman after she allegedly left her two young children alone overnight for 13 hours, an affidavit of probable cause says.

Jennifer Cavalier, 34, 999 Rosenwald Road, Apt. 8030, allegedly left her two children, a 10-year-old and a 6-year-old, alone from 8:30 p.m. Thursday until 9:30 a.m. Friday, the affidavit says. The children went to a neighbor’s apartment and stayed overnight, the affidavit says.

Police booked Cavalier into Parish Prison on Friday morning on one count of child desertion.

Deputies: Mother disposed of weapon

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested Thursday after she allegedly disposed of the gun her son used in an armed robbery Oct. 16, an affidavit of probable cause says.

Katina Georgetown, 34, 8024 Skysail Ave., was booked into Parish Prison on one count accessory to armed robbery after she allegedly told one of her son’s accomplices that she disposed of the gun her son Trevor Georgetown, 17, 12347 Shay Ave., Baton Rouge, used in an armed robbery on Pecan Tree Avenue on Oct. 16, the affidavit says.

She denied the accusations and said her son was home when the armed robbery happened, the affidavit says. However, others told deputies they saw Georgetown driving around in the car the night the robbery happened, the affidavit says.

Authorities book 4
on suspicion of DWI

Authorities arrested at least four 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.