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May01

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Travelling man’s 911 call sparks brief school lockdown https://t.co/rCmTcg5ELD

May01

Travelling man’s 911 call sparks brief school lockdown

A central Louisiana man passing through St. Tammany called the Sheriff’s office this morning and requested a police escort to the Louisiana-Mississippi state line.  The caller told 911 operators that he needed the escort because he was being followed by “witches and demons.” When the man gave his location on Hwy 1088 near Lakeshore High School, an alert 911 operator immediately asked him if he had any weapons.  He told…
Apr30

STPSO Captain graduates from FBI Academy

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt. Bryan Moore was among 220 law enforcement officers who recently graduated from the FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia. The 259th session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 49 states. The class also included members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 24 international countries. six military organizations and five federal civilian organizations. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the…
Apr28

Woman shot by ex-boyfriend, drives self to hospital

At approximately 7:30 pm this evening, a Lacombe woman drove herself to the Louisiana Heart Hospital after being shot in the head by her ex-boyfriend. The man was identified as Ronald Anthony Brown (current address: 107 Windsong Place, Pearl River (parent’s home) – DOB: 11/30/1958). The woman reported that when she entered her residence this evening she discovered Brown inside armed with a weapon. After a physical struggle between the…
Apr27

Jail bookings April 20-26

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Apr27

Two arrested, including former Sheriff’s office employee, in domestic disturbance

A Slidell area man and his wife were arrested over the weekend following a domestic disturbance at their home Saturday morning. After interviewing the couple, investigators determined that both were partially responsible for the incident and both were subsequently booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.  It was additionally learned that Mrs. Torregano on several occasions Saturday left the couple’s three young children (all under 3 yrs. old) at their…
Apr24

STPSO asking for help to locate missing woman

  The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in locating a female who was last seen Wednesday and is suspected of being endangered. On April 22 (Wednesday) Lacey Richardson left her two juvenile daughters at their residence in Abita Springs with her boyfriend’s mother.  Lacey was last seen leaving the residence, alone, driving a 2004 brown Ford Explorer, bearing Louisiana license plate XTG 795. Lacey…
Apr22

Sheriff’s office makes arrest in child abandonment case

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain announced today that one arrest has been made and an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with the abandonment of a two year old baby boy Monday. Deputies made contact with both parents late Monday.  During investigators’ interaction with the child’s mother, her statements and actions were clearly intended to protect the child’s father, rather than the interests of their child. As a…
Apr21

Jail bookings April 13-19

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Apr20

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Abandoned baby discovered at local residence https://t.co/H4dw968bkl

Apr20

Abandoned baby discovered at local residence

The Sheriff’s office received a call this afternoon of an abandoned baby at a residence on Hwy 435. The child, a two year old boy, was dropped off in the driveway of the residence this morning by his father. The owners of the residence were unknown to the father, and the homeowners did not see the man while he was at their home. The child’s mother and the homeowners separately…
Apr14

Jail bookings April 6-12

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Apr07

Slidell man arrested on simple burglary charges

A Slidell man was arrested early this morning on simple burglary charges after a homeowner caught him trespassing on his property and called the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were dispatched to 109 Twins lane, Slidell, at approximately  6:30 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a white male attempting to burglarize the residence while the occupants were inside. Prior to arrival the subject fled into the wooded area behind the…
Apr06

Jail bookings March 30-April 5

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Apr01

Deputies find woman’s body in Bogue Chitto

  Deputies with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office, working in conjunction with Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries agents, located the body of an unidentified woman in the Bogue Chitto River this evening.   The woman was located less than a mile downstream from the location where three kids were rescued following a boating incident last weekend.  The body of a man who was with the children at the…
Apr01

Jail Bookings March 23-29

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar26

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Three arrested for shoplifting ammunition https://t.co/w9aX4hIH22

Mar26

Three arrested for shoplifting ammunition

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested three individuals for shoplifting large amounts of ammunition from local sporting goods stores.  Employees from the Covington Academy Sports and Outdoors store reported on March 3, 2015 an unknown white male shoplifted several boxes of ammunition from their store.  The suspect exited the business and fled in a green Volkswagen with packing tape over the rear passenger window.  While investigating that theft, detectives…
Mar26

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#STPSO partnering with #SavannahsChallenge #Crimestoppers Kids asked to send law enforcement officers thank you cards http://t.co/yJuRxVqWVh

Mar24

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Two men arrested after meth labs found at Covington-area residence https://t.co/09HhGNd9aH

Mar24

Two men arrested after meth labs found at Covington-area residence

The St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force has arrested two Covington men after finding 16 one-pot meth labs at a Covington-area residence last week. Matthew Perry (DOB2/11/1978; 85009 Perry Road, Covington) and Roy Bell (DOB 4/25/1979; 18454 Nelson Road) have both been arrested for one count of manufacturing schedule II CDS (methamphetamine). They were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail. The Narcotics Task Force began its investigation in January…
Mar23

Jail bookings March 16-22

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar20

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RT @LAStatePolice: This video is from the mock fatality crash involving impaired driving which took place earlier today at... http://t.co/Y…

Mar20

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RT @LAStatePolice: Mock crash time at @HannanHigh. Thx to: @STFD13,@STPSO,@STPHospital,@LakeviewRegion,@MyNorthOaks, and many more. http…

Mar16

Jail bookings March 9-15

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar16

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Slidell man arrested for hit and run involving a toddler https://t.co/8Igjk04qeR

Mar16

Slidell man arrested for hit and run involving a toddler

  A 21-month-old boy was air-lifted to Children's Hospital in New Orleans after he was struck by a vehicle while playing in the driveway of his Slidell home Friday evening.   Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday, the child's 44-year-old cousin arrived at the families' residence.  He notified family members that the child had been struck by a vehicle and was lying injured in the driveway.  He did not tell them…
Mar12

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Deputy Nail was invited by Blake Mott to come read for his kindergarten class at St. Peter School in Covington. http://t.co/vowjG0UClA

Mar12

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Sheriff's office investigating apparent murder suicide https://t.co/Ls8khWbrl0

Mar12

Sheriff’s office investigating apparent murder suicide

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office major crimes unit is investigating the discovery of a husband and wife found deceased in their home near Slidell yesterday afternoon.   Deputies and investigators responded to the residence, on Meadow Lake Drive, after a neighbor reported finding the couple in the home.  The man and woman were both pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's office.   The investigation…
Mar11

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Arrests made after meth lab located at Slidell-area home https://t.co/aJk7fUJDzD http://t.co/IoqBvibei1

Mar11

Arrests made after meth lab located at Slidell-area home

Earlier this week, the St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force located and dismantled three methamphetamine labs at a home in Slidell. Seven arrests were made in the process. In February, the Narcotics Task Force began an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine at 39435 Dean Road in Slidell.   On Monday March 9, 2015, the Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at the home. That search resulted in the…
Mar09

Jail bookings March 2-8

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar03

Jail bookings Feb. 23 to March 1

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar02

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Local couple’s altercation ends with husband’s death https://t.co/R4S9gU2DF1

Mar02

Local couple’s altercation ends with husband’s death

Just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning, the Sheriff’s office received a call from a woman who reported she had just shot her husband during an altercation in their home. Deputies responded to the home on Hwy 437 near Folsom and discovered the husband, Dr. Wayne Breen, in the home with apparent gunshot wounds to his body.  Breen’s wife was still at the scene. Breen was pronounced dead at the scene. …
Feb26

Deputy and 11-year-old boy become friends after chance meeting at Mardi Gras parade

  St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Deputy First Class Ed Stone has a new best friend. Deputy Ed met 11-year-old Jacob at the Folsom Mardi Gras parade, and an instant friendship was made. “He’s been my best friend since I met him at the parade that day,” Jacob said, the grin on his face lighting up the room as he urged his new friend to come with him as he explored…
Feb23

Jail bookings Feb. 16-22

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf fi
Feb20

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Men involved in pharmacy burglaries arrested after traffic stop on I-12 https://t.co/zJjyQdQ4Xc

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