Oct 13, 2013 21:59 Police and fire briefs for Oct. 12, 2013 Police and fire briefs for Oct. 12, 2013 Advocate story Oct. 13, 2013 Comments Police accuse man of stealing Ford pickups Baton Rouge police arrested a man on allegations he stole two Ford pickups, part of an investigation into thieves targeting F-250s and F-350s in the Capital City area. Michael Jermaine Wilson, 36, 1067 Central Road, Baton Rouge, was booked into Parish Prison on two felony counts of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He denied the allegations in an interview with police. Police said Wilson was in possession of an F-350 reported stolen in August and an F-250 reported stolen last month. Thieves have been stealing the pickups by damaging the keyhole locking mechanism and unlocking the vehicles with a screwdriver, according to an affidavit of probable cause. “The defendant has a previous criminal history of theft using this method of entry into vehicles to commit burglary or theft of those vehicles,” the affidavit says. 7 people accused of DWI, booked into jail Authorities arrested at least seven 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: Nicholas Atkinson, 27, 9809 Forrest Delatte Road, Denham Springs, first-offense DWI, reckless operation, improper lane change and speeding. Jacob Babin, 25, 2807 Rush St., Slaughter, second-offense DWI and driving the wrong way on a one-way street. Kristee Clark, 36, 155 Black Jack Road, Gilmer, Texas, first-offense DWI, driving with expired license, improper lane change, speeding and improper turn. Andrew Keller, 26, 1741 Brightside Lane, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and failure to signal. George Knost, 46, 232 Third St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, failure to signal and disobeying a red light. Marvin Mattox, 33, 1360 Doolittle Ave., Zachary, second-offense DWI, reckless operation, and driving with a suspended license. Loney Taylor, 36, 4855 Frey St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI. Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.