The Investigative Unit
Posted 9:43 PM 11/24/2022 by Chris Nakamoto and Erin McWilliams
PORT ALLEN- West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office employee Mandy Miller has remained on the payroll for nearly three months, as investigations remain pertaining to $150,000 that went missing. Sources said Miller confessed to stealing money from the department.
Payroll records obtained by the (More)
Posted 4:49 PM 11/23/2022 by Chris Nakamoto
PLAQUEMINE - Plaquemine Police Chief Kenny Payne turned himself in Tuesday morning after a grand jury formally charged him with five felony counts of malfeasance in office, the WBRZ Investigative Unit reported.
Jail records showed he was booked Tuesday morning and posted a $25,000 bond in (More)
Posted 2:33 PM 11/19/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - After a series of breakouts, riots and other problems at Louisiana's packed juvenile detention centers, the head of the Office of Juvenile Justice has (More)
Posted 4:41 PM 11/17/2022 by Chris Nakamoto and Erin McWilliams
PORT ALLEN - Sources tell the WBRZ Investigative Unit that West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office employee Mandy Miller admitted to stealing money after two different investigations began months ago tied to the allegations.
Those sources who spoke to WBRZ on condition of anonymity said at least (More)
Posted 2:13 PM 11/15/2022 by Chris Nakamoto
BATON ROUGE - For the first time in months, a committee at the State Capitol looking into the May 2019 beating death of Ronald Greene met Monday.
During the (More)
Posted 10:50 AM 11/12/2022 by Chris Nakamoto
PLAQUEMINE - Three months after the WBRZ Investigative Unit exposed Plaquemine Police Chief Kenny Payne allegedly asked for sexual favors in exchange to have someone's charges dropped, sources say they rarely see him at the office.
Payne is the target of a grand jury hearing later this (More)
Posted 11:48 AM 11/10/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - After avoiding questions for more than a week about the overdose death of another child who was under the eye of the Department of Children and Family Services (More)
Posted 7:47 AM 11/8/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - The head of the Department of Children and Family Services said she has no plans to resign despite mounting frustration with the agency after (More)
Posted 7:38 AM 11/7/2022 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Children and Family Services was warned about a 1-year-old's potentially dangerous living conditions days before the infant died from a fentanyl overdose, and now the child's father has seemingly disappeared.
Posted 5:08 PM 11/3/2022 by Chris Nakamoto and Erin McWilliams
BATON ROUGE - New video obtained by the WBRZ Investigative Unit shows the moment a Baton Rouge fire investigator shot a man who was naked and on drugs in Baton Rouge.(More)...
Posted 11:34 AM 10/29/2022 by Chris Nakamoto
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police Colonel Lamar Davis defended his decision this week to place Captain Robert Burns in charge of the agency's brand-new (More)
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