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Recent News

EBRSO SWAT Team is hosting a Basic SWAT School from April 20th through April 24th. Click HERE if interested in attending.


EBRSO Apprehends Bank Robber- East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Regions Bank on Siegen Lane at approximately 12:30 this afternoon in which a man entered the bank in a hat and sunglasses. He passed the teller a note stating he had a weapon and demanded money. The teller gave the suspect cash before he fled on foot.

Annual Hunter's Sight-In ProgramThe East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office would like to invite the public to its Annual Hunter’s Sight-in Program.  This event gives hunters the opportunity to verify that their hunting and sporting rifles are zeroed-in prior to the opening of hunting season.

EBRSO and Zachary PD Investigate Murder - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 8:20 yesterday evening after a man returned to his Brian Road home and found his wife deceased. Seventy-four-year-old Frances Jane Schultz was pronounced dead on the scene.

EBRSO Charges Woman in Murder of Her Child - East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Homicide detectives arrested a woman today for the murder of her 18-month-old child after toxicology results revealed a “fatal range for an adult” of Methadone and other drugs in the child’s system at the time of death. Heather Hidalgo (dob 11/06/76) of 1917 Mariner Drive is charged with First Degree Murder of 18-month-old Isabelle Hidalgo.