Baton Rouge police on Wednesday arrested a 32-year-old man accused of drunkenly slamming into another car head-on in late November after driving the wrong way on Interstate 10, injuring two people and himself.
Lionel Galvan was driving west in a Kia on the eastbound lanes of I-10 in Baton Rouge when he crashed into an oncoming car, according to a police report. The car’s two other passengers were taken to a hospital with multiple broken bones, and Galvan appeared drunk when questioned, the report says. His blood-alcohol content was 0.226 percent — almost three times the legal limit for driving.
Galvan, 5733 Clyde Lane, Austin, Texas, was booked Wednesday into Parish Prison on counts of first-offense DWI, first-degree vehicular negligent injuring and reckless operation.
BR man, 19, booked in robbery, sex cases
A 19-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of robbing two people of their wallets and cellphones on Tuesday also has been accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl last month, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
In the most recent incident, Marlon Richard and a second assailant approached two people in a car outside the Jefferson Lakes Apartment Complex at 12400 Jefferson Highway and demanded that the victims hand over their valuables, according to a police report. The two then ran off.
About a month earlier, on Nov. 12, Richard had sex with a 16-year-old girl who then became pregnant with his child, according to a police report.
Richard, 11496 Baylor Drive, was booked Wednesday into Parish Prison on counts of armed robbery and misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
Two men sought in Plank Road robbery
Baton Rouge police are searching for two men in a Sunday morning gas station robbery.
The two men walked into the Exxon gas station at 7997 Plank Road about 8 a.m. and shoved a staff member to the floor before they grabbed merchandise and left in a Ford Explorer, said Cpl. Don Coppola, a Baton Rouge police spokesman. No one was injured, and the men never displayed any weapons, Coppola said.
The first man who is pictured in security footage is in his late 20s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a medium build, and wore blue jeans and a black shirt with white stripes and an Adidas logo. The second man was in his mid-30s, 5 feet 10 inches tall, and wore a red hoodie, black pants and tennis shoes.
Anyone with information about the robbery may call (225) 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.
Authorities book three 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. Tuesday and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, booking records show.
Those booked and the counts against them:
Micah Eubanks, 23, 370 Meadow Crossing Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, careless driving and drinking in a motor vehicle.
Christopher Moore, 29, 9714 Patio Court, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle and driver’s license suspended or revoked.
Bobby Pettaway, 51, 12590 E. Sheraton Ave., Baton Rouge, second-offense DWI, possession of marijuana, reckless operation and driver’s license required or expired.
To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.