Man booked in assault on pregnant girlfriend
A man accused of shoving his pregnant girlfriend to the ground and kicking her in the stomach in March has been arrested, according to an affidavit warrant.
Butch Anthony Carroll, 29, 787 N. 30th St., was booked Tuesday with attempted second-degree feticide and domestic abuse battery, parish prison records show.
The attack occurred March 9 at a home in the 6000 block of Ozark Street, the warrant says.
The victim told police she was shoved to the ground and kicked in the stomach when an argument with Carroll became physical, the warrant says. The victim was four months pregnant at the time.
The victim told police Carroll knew she was pregnant and said he kicked her as if he was trying to harm the baby, the warrant says.
Fire at duplex
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a Tuesday night duplex fire on Lorraine Avenue, according to a Baton Rouge Fire Department news release.
Although the official cause is still under investigation, firefighters believe the blaze started in one of the units’ kitchens near the stove, according to the release.
Firefighters were called out to 3105 and 3107 Lorraine Ave. at 9:44 p.m.
The resident of the duplex where the fire started told firefighters he was in the bedroom when he smelled smoke and went to investigate.
No one was injured, but the fire destroyed the majority of the unit, the release says.
2 sought in theft
of laptop on campus
LSU Police are looking for two men suspected of stealing a laptop Oct. 10 on campus, according to a university news release.
The men were seen in surveillance footage in the Student Union, where the theft happened, the release says.
One man is seen wearing what appears to be a red short-sleeved shirt under a sleeveless hooded sweatshirt with dark pants and a dark baseball cap. The other was seen wearing a black jacket with white stripes on the shoulders and a black baseball cap with white writing on it.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call LSU Police at (225) 578-3231 or send a tip anonymously at www.lsu.edu/police. People can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344-STOP or (225) 344-7867.
Man, 20, accused
of exposing himself
A 20-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested Wednesday and accused of exposing himself to two teens this month at Parkview Baptist School, court documents say.
The first incident occurred between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Oct. 9 as an 18-year-old female student was sitting in class, an affidavit of probable cause says.
The student noticed Zachary Townley standing in the hall and looking through the open classroom door, the affidavit says.
When Townley saw the student looking at him, he exposed himself before running toward the stairwell that leads to the outside of the building, the affidavit says.
Almost a month later on Oct. 24, a 16-year-old student saw Townley as she was walking toward the school’s health center after running on the football field during physical education class, an affidavit says.
Townley, who was standing inside the school’s football stadium, exposed himself and then ran off, the affidavit says.
A Baton Rouge police officer working extra duty at the school on Wednesday was informed that Townley was again on campus, the affidavit says. The officer arrested Townley, 2351 Cedarcrest Ave., and booked him into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on two counts of obscenity.
Man, 19, booked
in armed carjacking
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a 19-year-old man Wednesday accused of holding up a man at gunpoint Oct. 16 and stealing his car, according to an arrest warrant.
Tyren Lockett, 1626 Jade Ave., was booked into Parish Prison on one count each of armed robbery and aggravated assault.
The victim was walking in the 9000 block of Pecan Tree Avenue around 7:30 p.m. when Lockett, Trevor Georgetown and two other men approached him and asked him for a cigarette lighter, the warrant says.
Lockett and the two men then pointed handguns at the victim and demanded his wallet and car keys, the affidavit says.
Lockett and the two men took the wallet and the victim’s vehicle, a 2002 Honda Accord, and fled the scene, the affidavit says.
Georgetown, 17, was arrested Oct. 21, the warrant says.
The victim later picked out Lockett in a photo lineup, the warrant says.
Deputies tried to find Lockett at his home, but one of his relatives said Lockett packed up his clothes and left after hearing he was wanted, the warrant says.
to shooting, arrest
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested an 18-year-old man Wednesday accused of shooting at another man Sept. 24 after an argument at Pride Baywood Road and Eubanks Road, according to an affidavit of probable cause.
Casey M. Galmon, 19230 Pride Baywood Road, Greenwell Springs, was booked into Parish Prison on one count of attempted second-degree murder.
The victim’s mother told deputies that she received a call around 9 p.m. Sept. 24 saying her son had been shot by Galmon and that Galmon’s mother drove Galmon from the scene, the affidavit says.
Galmon’s sister told the victim’s mother that the victim and Galmon were arguing near Pride Baywood and Eubanks roads when Galmon’s mother’s boyfriend retrieved the handgun and gave it to Galmon, the affidavit says. Galmon began shooting at the victim, the warrant says.
The victim told deputies that he and Galmon got into an argument at Pride Baywood and Eubanks roads and that he began to run to his Genolia Road home when he noticed Galmon had a gun, the affidavit says.
Two arrested in EBR
on suspicion of DWI
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, booking records show. Those booked and the counts against them:
- Michael Campanile, 46, 14616 Richardson Drive, Greenwell Springs, first-offense DWI, failure to signal, improper turn, failure to yield on a private drive and disobeying a red light.
- Carolyn Wright, 43, 3468 Percy Dreher, Slaughter, first-offense DWI, failure to dim headlights, failure to maintain control and possession of alcohol in a vehicle.
Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.