Detectives are looking for a man seen taking three televisions from the College Drive Walmart on Thursday morning, according to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office news release.
The man was seen wheeling the televisions to the automotive section of the store and loading them into a silver pickup truck, the release says.
The robber was described as a light-complexioned black man in his 30s with short hair. He was wearing a blue, long-sleeve, button-up shirt, blue jeans and tan boots.
Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344-7867.
Police charge mom with cutting teen
Police arrested a 37-year-old woman accused of cutting her 14-year-old daughter’s hands and legs after becoming angry at her Tuesday, according to an affidavit of probable cause.
Ruchelle Curry, 2447 N. Acadian Thruway, was booked into Parish Prison on Tuesday on one count each of aggravated battery and child abuse.
The affidavit does not say why Curry became angry at her daughter.
The daughter told police Curry took a knife and cut her several times on her hands and legs, the affidavit says.
Curry also sat on her daughter to hold her down while cutting her, in addition to hitting her in her right eye, the affidavit says. Curry told police she gave her daughter a spanking using an extension cord but did not use a sharp object, the affidavit says.
Authorities book 3 on suspicion of DWI
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and 2:30 p.m. Thursday, booking records show. Those booked and the counts against them:
• Billy Harrington, 37, 12225 Elva Drive, first-offense DWI, drinking in a motor vehicle, careless driving and driver’s license not in possession.
• Naquita Payton, 27, 2204 S. Edward Ave., Gonzales, second-offense DWI, reckless operation of a vehicle, improper lane usage, driver’s license not in possession and registration required in vehicle.
• Derrick Simmons, 35, 4875 Sycamore St., second-offense DWI, obstruction of a highway and driver’s license suspended or revoked.