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Jan29

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2 arrested for burglarizing vehicles in Thompson Road area https://t.co/EFo1Y6whAu Think you're a victim? Call Sgt. Beech 985-726-7850

Jan29

Two arrested for burglarizing vehicles in the Thompson Road area

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested two Slidell-area teens whom they believe burglarized more than 20 vehicles over the past week. Justin Warren (DOB 12/09/1996; 2214 Robin Street, Slidell) was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail, and a 14-year-old was booked into the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center, both on simple burglary charges. The two confessed to burglarizing more than 20 vehicles in the Thompson Road area of…
Jan29

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#SheriffStrain asking anyone that used ATMs at banks Covington&Slidell on/around Jan. 23 to check their accounts. https://t.co/6jbpMbbkkd

Jan29

Local bank accounts hacked after “skimmers” installed on ATM machines

Sheriff Jack Strain is asking anyone that used ATMs at bank locations in Covington and Slidell on or around Friday January 23, 2015, to check their accounts. Members of a Middle Eastern/Armenian interstate crime ring that operates across the United States installed “skimmers” on Whitney and Resource Bank ATMs on Friday morning, January 23rd. They were removed on Friday night, approximately 12 hours later. The skimmers were specific to the…
Jan28

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Sheriff’s office receives high marks on annual independent audit https://t.co/shFiPzOzaX

Jan28

Sheriff’s office receives high marks on annual independent audit

The results of an exhaustive external audit of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office’s 2014 financial statements are complete, and the auditor’s findings paint an excellent picture of the agency’s financial practices. Louisiana law requires all Sheriff’s offices to have an audit conducted annually by an external auditing agency representing the Louisiana Legislative Auditor. In an effort to change auditors periodically, a new accounting firm was retained to perform the…
Jan27

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Hunter found alive in woods https://t.co/z4zT3Rg9Uk http://t.co/8UZ7t3AtaL

Jan27

Hunter found alive in woods

Here is a video showing some of the search. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain is happy to announce that Robert "Rob" Varnado, the missing hunter deputies have been trying to locate since Saturday, was located alive shortly before 3 p.m. today. Varnado was located by one of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office search teams, which was traveling by boat down the West Pearl River.  He had made his…
Jan27

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The missing hunter, Rob Varnado, has been found alive and well.

Jan27

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The search continues for missing hunter Robert "Rob" Varnado in the Pearl River Wildlife Management Area http://t.co/6mAQwcQvs6

Jan27

Deputy jumps into frigid river to help save driver of submerged car

A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy was first on the scene and assisted two Good Samaritans in rendering life-saving aide after a vehicle became partially submerged in the Middle Pearl River earlier this month. On January 18th, members of the Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 10. The vehicle was occupied by a single white male and was traveling west when it lost…
Jan26

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#STPSO attempting to ID two for questioning involving wallet taken at Mizers call Detective Dammon at 985-726-7833. http://t.co/29whnYT796

Jan26

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#STPSO #SOD looking for missing hunter in Pearl River Wildlife Management Area https://t.co/nPsJ6lvTMV

Jan26

STPSO Marine Division rescues three after boat takes on water in Cane Bayou

Early Saturday morning, two deputies with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Marine Division were dispatched to the area of Lake Pontchartrain and Cane Bayou in reference to a vessel taking on water. Deputies responded to the area and located a partially submerged 14-foot flat boat on the shoreline approximately a mile and a half east of Cane Bayou. They came into contact with at 17-year-old from Mandeville, an 18-year-old…
Jan26

Jail bookings Jan. 19-25

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Jan22

STPSO deputies, officers from Covington and Mandeville graduate from Sheriff’s Office Academy

Ten deputies and eight officers graduated from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office P.O.S.T. (Police Officer Standards and Training) Academy in Pearl River at a ceremony held Thursday morning.   The graduation, which included the Session 19 Day Class and the Session N-8 Night Class, marks the first time since the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office opened its Training Center in 2009 that individuals from other agencies have attended the…
Jan21

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#STPSO deputies assisted other agencies in a vehicle pursuit that began in Tangipahoa Parish and ended near Slidell https://t.co/oy2ruUexRm

Jan21

St. Tammany deputies assist in pursuit on Interstate 12

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies assisted other agencies in a vehicle pursuit that began in Tangipahoa Parish and ended near Airport Road in Slidell Wednesday morning. Shortly after 4 a.m. Wednesday, officials in Tangipahoa Parish contacted dispatchers in St. Tammany Parish, requesting assistance in stopping the female driver of a stolen vehicle that was headed eastbound on Interstate 12 at a high rate of speed. Deputies with Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s…
Jan20

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#STPSO looking for a Slidell man responsible for carjacking that occurred in the parking lot of a Slidell hotel https://t.co/LxuD9URCF1

Jan20

Slidell man wanted for carjacking and aggravated battery

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a Slidell-area man who is responsible for a carjacking that occurred Monday morning in the parking lot of a Slidell Hotel. At approximately 6:15 a.m. Monday, Jonathan Lane Roberts (DOB 05/02/84; 3220 Duncan Street, Slidell) approached a man at a gas station on Old Spanish Trail and asked him for a ride to the “next exit.”  The victim gave Roberts a ride…
Jan20

Jail bookings Jan. 12-18

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Jan16

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St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain releases the 2014 crime stats. https://t.co/A8N8vOewUW

Jan16

St. Tammany crime rate remains among the lowest in the state

Today, Sheriff Jack Strain released the crime stats for the unincorporated areas of St. Tammany Parish.  The numbers show that our parish remains one of the safest places in Louisiana to live, work and raise a family. Overall, crime in the parish is down 16% from last year.  It was the second year in a row that saw a double-digit drop in the parish crime rate. Non-violent crime dropped 23%…
Jan15

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Sheriff's office crime lab employees obtain rare IAI certifications https://t.co/c2Fe80PIyg http://t.co/v63KzFfzYS

Jan15

Sheriff’s office crime lab employees obtain rare IAI certifications

Four St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Crime Lab employees are now certified through the International Association for Identification, an exceptional accomplishment in the field of law enforcement. Captain Dawn Powell and Deputy Nori Williams are now Certified Crime Scene Investigators.  To obtain this certification, they had to undergo extensive testing in addition to demonstrate one year in crime scene related activities and a minimum of 48 hours of board-approved instruction…
Jan14

“Big House” dog adoption program announces new veterans initiative

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is expanding its Big House dog adoption program to include dogs trained to assist with veterans of our armed services. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office has partnered with Doggone Express, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Mt. Hermon, LA. Doggone Express helps Louisiana prisons and jails establish training programs called "From the Big House to Your House." Until now, the program at the…
Jan12

St. Tammany man indicted for aggravated rape located in Terrebonne Parish

On Thursday January 8, 2015, investigators with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Street Crimes Unit received information that a grand jury had indicted Keith LaFrance (DOB 7/8/1981;19471 Slemmer Road, Covington), for the crime of aggravated rape, and that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. LaFrance allegedly battered his girlfriend and proceeded to rape her in their Covington-area home in September of last year. Street Crimes Investigators proceeded to…
Jan12

Jail bookings Jan. 5-11

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Jan12

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Unrestrained 24 year old killed in single vehicle crash https://t.co/Ojcr9LCX30

Jan12

Unrestrained 24 year old killed in single vehicle crash

  Last night, at approximately 8:30, the Sheriff's Office received a call reporting an overturned vehicle on Archie Singletary Rd. near Ridgewood Dr. in the Pearl River area. The caller also reported that a white male had been ejected from the vehicle. Sheriff's office traffic deputies, including one of our crash reconstructionists, responded to the scene.  The Sheriff's office Crime Lab was also called to the scene for processing. The…
Jan12

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Suspect confesses to crimes after seeing Facebook Post https://t.co/juXUNWaDbb

Jan12

Suspect confesses to crimes after seeing his photo on STPSO Facebook page

After seeing his picture posted on the St.Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Facebook page as one of the individuals wanted for multiple vehicle burglaries in the Slidell area, a Slidell area man turned himself in to authorities Friday afternoon. Detectives are now looking for the other two men who were involved in the crimes. Beginning on January 3, 2015, multiple vehicle burglaries were reported in the Mariner's Cove, Master's Point, River…
Jan08

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#STPSO POST Academy Class 19 participates in night fire training. https://t.co/qFNOMjlJnW

Jan07

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#STPSO employees fulfill the Christmas wishes of the children served by DCFS in St. Tammany Parish. https://t.co/kRXeWFuj3d

Jan07

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#STPSO Honor Guard presents the colors @PelicansNBA game Jan5 Here's a behind-the-scenes look https://t.co/I2kYbHgMCe

Jan06

Jail bookings Dec. 22, 2014 to Jan. 4, 2015

The parish jail bookings from the past two weeks are now available. Please click here and here to download the pdf files.
Jan05

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The first in a series of new recruiting videos produced by the #STPSO. Please share it with your friends and family. https://t.co/ciWe9zc0MG

Dec31

Detectives seek help locating man wanted for armed robbery

Thank you to everyone who called in tips and/or helped spread the word. Tyran Andrews has been located and is now in custody.         St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's detectives are looking for Tyran Andrews, a 17-year-old black male (DOB 02-05-1997).  Andrews is wanted in an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 outside a home in the Kingspoint area of Slidell. On Dec. 17,…
Dec31

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Public's help sought to ID individuals who stole lottery tickets https://t.co/JvHlwlUtFV

Dec31

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Arrests made in fireworks theft https://t.co/6H9vDZVY6w

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