Four Covington High School students have been arrested following an altercation that occurred as school was letting out Thursday (Dec. 14).
Two St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were at Covington High School investigating an unrelated incident that happened off campus, when they heard someone come over the intercom requesting police assistance concerning an altercation on a school bus.
The driver of the bus had returned to the school after a brother and sister got into an altercation on the ride the home.
As deputies entered the bus and attempted to remove the two students, other students became involved, yelling profanities, resisting the deputies and blocking the aisle. At one point one of the students spit on both of the deputies.
Darrell Tucker (DOB 2/9/2000; 411 Purslane Drive, Covington) was arrested for Disturbing the Peace and Resisting an Officer with Force.
Paul Laurent (DOB 6/21/2000; 421 Purslane Drive, Covington) was arrested for Disturbing the Peace, Resisting an Officer with Force and two counts of Battery on a Police Officer.
They were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.
Two 14-year-old females were arrested for Interfering with a Law Enforcement Investigation and were booked into the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center.
Covington Police also responded to the school.