Police arrested one of two suspects Wednesday wanted in the Nov. 21 fatal shooting of a man in the 3700 block of Alliquippa Street, according to a news release.

Joshua Lewis, 19, 4035 Alliquippa St., surrendered to police and was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a count each of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon in the killing of Jeremiah Pate, 21, police Sgt. Don Stone said in the news release.

Witnesses told police they saw Lewis and John Keith Coleman Jr., 20, approach Pate from behind, take out guns and fire multiple shots at Pate, who was found dead in the street, an arrest warrant said.

Coleman is still on the loose. Anyone with information about this incident can contact police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

3 suspects arrested in Monday shooting

Two homeless illegal immigrants were arrested Tuesday in the Monday shooting of a 27-year-old man at 10870 Cherry Hill Drive, an arrest affidavit said.

Maikin Medina, 20, was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count each of attempted second-degree murder and illegal discharge of a firearm.

Jarin Joel Muenguia, 25, was booked on one count each of principal to attempted second-degree murder and principal to illegal discharge of a firearm.

A third suspect in the shooting, Arturo Nunez Cerno, 25, also was arrested.

He was booked on one count each of principal to attempted second-degree murder and principal to illegal discharge of a firearm.

Medina is accused of shooting the victim multiple times in the upper and lower body and Muenguia is accused of driving Medina to the scene of the shooting, the affidavit said.

The vehicle used in the shooting belonged to Cerno, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said.

The victim, who was sitting in his backyard when he was shot, is in stable condition, Hicks said.

Couple suspected in equipment theft

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a couple who stole two all-terrain vehicles and trailers from a business on June 13, according to a news release.

The thefts occurred at Hydro Consultants, 10275 Siegen Lane, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in the news release.

The couple cut the locks to the back parking area of the business and backed a white Jeep Grand Cherokee and a dark-colored GMC or Chevrolet pickup onto the lot, Hicks said.

The couple then attached the vehicles to two black 2010 cross trailers, each containing a red 2009 ATV Polaris Ranger Crew, and left, Hicks said.

The man is white with what appeared to be a thin beard, Hicks said. He was wearing a black or dark-colored shirt and jeans, Hicks said.

The woman is white with dark-colored hair and was wearing a purple tank top with shorts, Hicks said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

Counterfeit bill used at pharmacy

Detectives are looking for a man seen May 20 using counterfeit money at the CVS Pharmacy, 14455 Greenwell Springs Road, an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office news release says.

The man used a counterfeit $100 bill to buy two bottles of Hennessy Cognac valued at $67.87, received change from the clerk and left the store, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in the release.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

Man, 25, killed in one-vehicle wreck

A 25-year-old man was killed early Tuesday when he lost control of his Jeep and crashed into a wooded area off Burbank Drive out of sight of passing motorists, according to a State Police news release.

Troopers suspect Jason Matte, of Belle Chasse, crashed at 3 a.m. Tuesday, though the wreckage wasn’t found until about 6 p.m., the release said.

The investigation showed Matte was speeding on Burbank south of Jennifer Jean when his Jeep struck a median and overturned, the release says. Matte was not wearing a seatbelt and was found crushed between the Jeep’s roof and its rear seat, the release said.

Troopers also suspect alcohol was a factor in the crash, the release said.

2 booked with DWI in EBR Parish Prison

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:

• Travis Lambert, 21, 364 Springhaven Drive, first-offense DWI, improper lane usage and speeding.

• Jonathan Nickens, 27, 15371 Joe Sevario Road, second-offense DWI, possession of alcohol in a vehicle and speeding.