Police and Fire Briefs for July 23, 2013

Advocate staff report

Keith Augustine
Keith Augustine

EBR deputies: Child left at gas station

A 28-year-old man accused of leaving his 2-year-old son at a gas station Saturday night was arrested Sunday.

Keith A. Augustine, 2022 General Taylor Ave., was booked into Parish Prison on counts of child desertion and criminal abandonment, prison records show.

Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the Cracker Barrel gas station at 9958 Burbank Drive at 10:14 p.m. to investigate a report of a 2-year-old boy in the parking lot, wearing only underwear and shoes, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

When questioned by deputies, Augustine said his son was at his sister’s home when Augustine was there visiting with her before he went to the gas station.

He said the child must have left the home, walked outside and climbed into his father’s vehicle without him knowing.

Augustine said he then drove to the gas station and his son must have left the vehicle while he was pumping gas.

Man, 24, accused of indecent behavior

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 24-year-old man Sunday after he allegedly exposed himself to two young girls, 9 and 11 years old.

Deputies booked Marcus Delgado Williams, 5710 Avenue X, Zachary, into Parish Prison on three counts of obscenity and two counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile, prison records show.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, a woman saw Williams expose himself when the two girls rode their bicycles on the sidewalk near where he was standing.

Both girls said Williams showed them his “private part” and that he was smiling.

Son accused of striking father, 74

A 50-year-old man accused of hitting his 74-year-old father over the head with a frying pan while he was sleeping has been arrested.

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputies booked Edward Davis, 235 S. 12th St., Baton Rouge, into Parish Prison on counts of cruelty to the infirm and aggravated second-degree battery.

The victim said he tried to fight back but lost consciousness and awoke to find his phone missing, an affidavit of probable cause says.

Authorities arrest 6 on suspicion of DWI

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. Sunday and 2:30 p.m. Monday, 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.