Police and fire briefs for Feb. 27, 2013

Suspect in attack
on boy, 13, arrested

A man accused of hitting a 13-year-old boy in the head with a large metal wine bottle holder in November has been arrested.

Rickey Washington, 55, 1717 N. 15th St., was booked Monday with aggravated battery and cruelty to juveniles, East Baton Rouge Parish Prison records show.

According to an affidavit warrant, Washington was involved in a fight with the 13-year-old victim on Nov. 11 when Washington hit the victim in the head with the wine holder.

Washington also choked the victim with his hands, according to the affidavit.

6 booked with DWI in EBR Parish Prison

Authorities arrested at least six people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Monday and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, 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.