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Feb10

Jail bookings Feb. 1-7

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Feb01

Jail bookings January 25-31

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Jan25

Armed resident foils armed robbery attempt

Three men are in jail today after an armed resident stopped their attempt to rob him at his Slidell area home Sunday night. One of the three men approached a residence on Acacia Drive in Slidell at approximately 9 p.m. He claimed to be having vehicle trouble and asked the homeowner if he could use the telephone.  When he attempted to enter the home he was stopped by the homeowner. A…
Jan25

Jail bookings Jan. 18-24

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

St. Tammany crime statistics for 2015 released

Sheriff Jack Strain today released the 2015 crime statistics for unincorporated St. Tammany Parish. According to the numbers, total crimes reported in St. Tammany were the second lowest over a five year period. Unincorporated St. Tammany had three homicides last year.  It was the eighth consecutive year that the parish experienced single-digit homicides.  Overall, violent crime was down last year with a 2% decrease from 2014’s already low numbers. In…
Jan20

Former Pearl River town clerk arrested

A Mississippi woman has been arrested for theft after admitting to stealing $4,000-$4,500 worth of utility payments while she was employed as a clerk for the town of Pearl River. Pearl River Mayor David McQueen contacted the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office in September 2015 after he discovered a discrepancy between the amounts recorded to customers' utility accounts and the amounts deposited into the town's bank account. The Sheriff's Office contacted the…
Jan19

Slidell man arrested in armed robbery of cab driver

  A Slidell-area man has been arrested in the armed robbery of a cab driver that occurred earlier this month. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called to a motel on the East I-10 Service Road in Slidell Sunday to assist in evicting Laquant Brown (DOB  7/7/1977; 371 Olive Drive South, Slidell)  for not paying his bill. While assisting with the eviction, deputies discovered that Brown was in possession of…
Jan19

Jail booking Jan. 11-17

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

Two men arrested for Monday night armed robbery

Detectives looking for another man who robbed a cab driver over the weekend   Two men have been arrested following an armed robbery that occurred late Monday night in the Covington area. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are also looking for a man who robbed a cab driver over the weekend. The victim in Monday night’s robbery told deputies he was meeting with one of his former employees and another…
Jan12

Jail bookings Jan 4-10

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Jan04

Slidell man facing attempted murder charges after stabbing

A Slidell man was arrested early Monday morning on attempted murder charges after he stabbed another man in the chest during a fight. At approximately 3 a.m. Monday, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Batiste Apartments (59388 Highway 190, Slidell) in reference to a fight. When deputies arrived, they learned the fight had begun earlier in the morning at a residence on Rose Meadow Loop and had…
Jan04

Jail bookings Dec. 28 to Jan. 3

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Dec30

Man wanted in Christmas Eve shooting arrested

  A Marrero man wanted for a Christmas Eve shooting near Slidell is now behind bars. Justin Hutchinson (DOB 11/20/1989) turned himself in to authorities around noonTuesday. Hutchinson was engaged in a verbal altercation with the victim, a 37-year-old Slidell man, at approximately 7:15 p.m. on December 24, when Hutchinson pulled a small-caliber pistol from his waistband and fired twice.   One of the bullets struck the victim in the…
Dec30

WWII veteran to make historic run through St. Tammany

Deputies with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office will accompany Ernie Andrus, a WWII Navy veteran, as he runs through St. Tammany Parish New Year’s Eve morning. Mr. Andrus, 92, is running from coast to coast to raise money to benefit the LST 325 Ship Memorial.  One thousand fifty one LST’s (Landing Ship, Tank) were built during World War II, and the 325 is the only one left that has…
Dec29

Jail bookings Dec. 21-27

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Dec28

Marrero man wanted for Christmas Eve shooting

A Marrero man is wanted in a Christmas Eve shooting that occurred outside a barber shop in the 400 block of Voter’s Road in Slidell. Justin Hutchinson (DOB 11/20/1989;  2000 block of Tuskegee Drive, Marrero) was engaged in a verbal altercation with the victim, a 37-year-old Slidell man, at approximately 7:15 p.m. on December 24, when Hutchinson pulled a small-caliber pistol from his waistband and fired twice.   One of…
Dec28

STPSO investigating home invasion

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Monday morning. Shortly after midnight, three black men forced their way into a home on Tulip Drive near Slidell. The men were wearing dark-colored clothing and masks. Two of the men were armed with guns. The home was occupied by two men, a woman and three children at the time. One of the men was forced to…
Dec22

Jail bookings Dec. 14-20

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Dec18

Deputies, CPD Officers graduate from STPSO Academy

  The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office held a graduation ceremony Friday morning for its P.O.S.T. (Police Officer Standards and Training) Session 21 Class. The graduating class included two officers from the Covington Police Department. ”We are very pleased that we were once again able to include Covington police officers in one of our academy classes.  Anytime we can consolidate functions of government, it is a win-win for everyone involved,”…
Dec17

Grant money to fund effort to reduce impaired driving

  The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission has awarded the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office $178,104 in grant funding for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.    Most of the money will be used to cover overtime costs for increased patrols as part of the LHSC's "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.   "We are very glad to partner again with the Highway Safety Commission in an effort to keep drivers throughout…
Dec15

Jail bookings Dec. 7-13

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Dec14

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Arrest made in connection with weekend fight https://t.co/N6COZ71zjl https://t.co/9cnOZwCGSc

Dec14

Arrest made in connection with weekend fight

Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office have arrested a Covington area man in connection with a fight Saturday night in the Mandeville area. Kody McElveen (72140 East 1st St., Covington – DOB: 11/4/1997) was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail this morning with one count of L.R.S. 14:94 – illegal use of weapons.  Detectives have determined that McElveen discharged a handgun during a fight Saturday night near…
Dec13

Sheriff’s office investigating Saturday night fight

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fight, which occurred between two groups of students near Mandeville last night. Witnesses called 911 at approximately 9:00 p.m. to report a large number of students gathered in the parking lot of a business on the south side of Florida St. in Mandeville.  Officers from the Mandeville police department responded to the scene and discovered that the group had relocated to the…
Dec07

Jail bookings Nov. 30 to Dec. 6

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Nov30

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N.O. man arrested for Slidell-area carjacking https://t.co/WwCSj3mGXT

Nov30

New Orleans man arrested for Slidell-area carjacking

A New Orleans man has been arrested in a carjacking that occurred last week in the Slidell area. Perry Bridges (DOB 11/21/1997; 7230 Bundy Road, New Orleans) is currently in Orleans Parish Prison, where he is being held for possession of stolen property as well as for being a fugitive from St. Tammany Parish for the Slidell-area carjacking. Shortly after 8:45 p.m. Tuesday a Slidell woman was waiting for her…
Nov30

Jail bookings Nov. 23-29

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov25

STPSO investigating carjacking

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a carjacking that occurred Tuesday night near Slidell. Shortly after 8:45 p.m. a Slidell woman was waiting for her grandson outside a house on Pebble Beach Drive when she noticed a dark colored vehicle stop in front of the residence. A black man, described at 5’7” to 5’9”, approximately 190 pounds and wearing a light-colored hoodie sweatshirt and dark pants, exited the passenger…
Nov23

Jail bookings Nov. 16-22

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov16

Jail bookings Nov. 9-15

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov09

Jail bookings Nov. 2-8

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov05

Four missing Georgia teens located in Slidell area

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies located four missing Georgia teens in Slidell Thursday morning. The teens, a 17-year-old girl, a 15-year-old girl and two 16-year-old boys, left Georgia Tuesday morning in a blue Jeep Patriot. Authorities with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia contacted the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office after a ping on one of the teens’ cellphone led them to believe the group was in the Pearl…
Nov04

Jail bookings Oct. 26 to Nov. 1

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Oct30

Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree raises more than $1,500 and food for Food Bank

Click 2015 Jack O'Lantern Jamboree to see pictures from the event. The Jack O' Lantern Jamboree held Friday, October 30, at the Justice Center and the Sheriff's Office facility in Slidell, was an amazing success. The total collected for the Covington Food Bank has not been totaled, but the amount will be in excess of $1,500!!!! That is in addition to an extremely large donation of nonperishable food items collected…
Oct28

Deputy honored with Rising Star Award

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Patrick Penton was recently presented with the American Society of Italian Heritage's Rising Star award.  The award is given each year to a Sheriff’s deputy with less than two years of service in recognition of outstanding service achievement.  Deputy Penton served as a reserve deputy with the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office before he was hired with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office in April 2014. …
Oct26

Jail Bookings Oct. 19-25

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Oct23

Welcome home K-9 Thor rally

Public Invited!! Friday, October 23rd 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Justice Center, Downtown Covington  
Oct22

Sheriff’s office partners with Humane Society for Thor donations

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain and Humane Society of Louisiana Director Jeff Dorson today announced their organizations are partnering to assist abused animals throughout Louisiana and to provide a mechanism to accept donations on behalf of K-9 Thor, who is still recovering from a knife attack earlier this week. Messages and calls have been pouring in from around the world from people asking how they can make a donation…
Oct21

Sheriff Strain, veterinarian give update on K-9 Thor’s condition

Sheriff Jack Strain this afternoon joined Dr. David Kergosien, D.V.M. of MedVet clinic in Mandeville to give an update on the condition of K-9 Thor.  Thor was stabbed yesterday evening during the pursuit of a burglary suspect in the Mandeville area. According to doctors, Thor underwent surgery today for the injuries he sustained in the stabbing.  Although he lost a significant amount of blood, Thor is doing better today.  Doctors…
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