BRPD makes second arrest in connection with shooting death of local man




A second suspect is in custody in reference to the shooting death of 36-year-old Joshua Roberts.

24-year-old Chadwick Alexander, of 805 Central Rd., was apprehended on Monday, May 18.

Alexander is facing these charges:

  • 1st Degree Murder
  • Armed Robbery
  • Illegal Use of a Weapon

The US Marshals Task Force assisted the Baton Rouge Police Department in this case.


30-year-old Keith A. Brown was apprehended in Houston, Tx. on Friday morning.

The U.S. Marshals Service made the arrest and Brown is awaiting extradition back to the Capital City.

Brown was wanted in connection with the shooting death of Joshua Roberts, 36, of 1580 79th Ave.

Roberts was shot and killed on March 11.

The body of Joshua Roberts was found “in the 700 block of Central Road,” according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Keith A. Brown is facing a 1st degree murder charge in this case.

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