Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for May 5, 2014

Michael Booze
Michael Booze

Man arrested for firing gun in McDonald’s lot

Baton Rouge police arrested an Alexandria man in a Sunday morning drive-by shooting at a McDonald’s restaurant parking lot that left no one injured.

Police booked Michael Booze, 25, 3619 Prescott Road, Alexandria, into Parish Prison on counts of illegal use of a weapon and assault by drive-by shooting, booking records show.

Booze is accused of firing a gun around 3 a.m. while driving in a black Ford Mustang in the parking lot of the McDonald’s restaurant on Lee Drive, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

Two men hold up Clicks employees at gunpoint

Baton Rouge police are looking for two men who robbed Clicks Billiards off Corporate Boulevard early Sunday morning, police said.

Two men forced their way into the pool hall and bar about 4:45 a.m. Sunday and confronted employees inside the business office, said Cpl. Don Coppola Jr., a Baton Rouge police spokesman.

One of the men, who was armed with a handgun, demanded money from the business’ safe. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the two robbers fled on foot, Coppola said.

18 arrested in parish on suspicion of DWI

Authorities arrested at least 18 people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, booking records show.

Those booked and the counts against them:

Taquanteeyus Bickham, 30, 11555 South Fork Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation, possession of an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle and driving over a median.

Eddy Carter, 53, 1053 La Annie Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, possession of marijuana, driver’s license not on person and driver’s license expired.

Brandon Deramus, 30, 820 J W Davis Drive, Hammond, first-offense DWI.

Sean Fabre, 47, 21022 Holmes Drive, Zachary, first-offense DWI and reckless operation.

Alton Fisher, 30, 9661 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI.

James Garvin, 26, 1361 Wingard Drive, Radcliff, Kentucky, first-offense DWI.

Alexi Guevera, 29, 9895 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, driver’s license required and reckless operation.

Juan Mencer, 35, 5956 Randell St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, motor vehicle inspection required, reckless operation and driver’s license suspended/revoked.

Nathan Mitchell, 17, 16043 Batavia Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and possession of alcohol in vehicle.

Megan Mooney, 25, 10201 Greenwell Springs Road, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of alcohol in vehicle and possession of marijuana.

Caige Poche, 23, 44355 Braud St., Sorrento, first-offense DWI.

Alvin Pough, 39, 6101 N. Danny Drak Ave., Greenwell Springs, second-offense DWI, reckless operation and driver’s license expired.

Caleb Racca, 22, 5176 Floynell Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and reckless operation.

Brandon Rimes, 39, 15654 Summerwood Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation and failure to maintain control.

Irving Taylor, 25, 11888 Longridge Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, possession of marijuana and reckless operation.

Ricky Toussain, 59, 515 Little John Blvd., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, possession of alcohol in vehicle and reckless operation.

Dustin Vessel, 23, 59335 Kember Drive, Plaquemine, first-offense DWI and disobeying a red light.

Timothy Waguespack, 35, 2603 Kansas Ave., Kenner, first-offense DWI.

Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.