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May18

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 Marko to get body armor

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 Marko will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Marko’s vest is sponsored by Noel Schultz and Norma Henry of Covington and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Lonnie R. Henry, New Orleans PD”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.…
May17

Local foster mother in jail on battery charges

  A local foster mother has been charged with cruelty to the infirmed and aggravated battery after St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives determined she had battered three of the special needs adults in her care.   Terry Crowe (DOB 1-22-1951; 36135 Doug Crowe Road, Pearl River) was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail May 10 on three counts of cruelty to the infirmed, two counts of aggravated second degree…
May16

Three Florida men arrested for St. Tammany car burglaries

Three men arrested over the weekend in Florida have been tied to “felony lane gang” car burglaries in St. Tammany Parish.  Thomas Hankerson (DOB 4/29/1991), Corey Hall (12/30/1993) and Cedric Camper (DOB 11/11/1997) all of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, were taken into custody by the Florida Highway Patrol near Tallahassee, Fla., Friday. The arrests came after St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives tied the three to at least five of the recent…
May16

Jail bookings May 9-15

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
May10

STPSO K9’s Cado, Sarge, Cenzo, Thor and Nero have received body armor

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s K9’s Cado, Sarge, Cenzo, Thor and Nero have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vests were sponsored by an Anonymous Sponsor and are embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.”. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c(3) charity located in East Taunton,…
May09

Jail Bookings May 2-8

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Apr26

Capt. Wayne Fisher Funeral

Capt. Wayne Fisher Funeral video The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said farewell to one of our own today. Captain Wayne Fisher was laid to rest at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, following a ceremony at Northshore Church in Slidell. Wayne L. Fisher Sr., 68, of Slidell, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in a plane crash while flying for St. Tammany Mosquito Abatement. Capt. Fisher was a member our…
Apr25

Jail bookings April 18-24

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Apr25

Sheriff’s Office investigating discovery of bullet holes in Northshore church

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are investigating bullet holes found in a Covington-area church over the weekend. A member of the Northshore Bible Church staff called the Sheriff’s Office when she reported to work at approximately 1:15 Saturday afternoon and noticed what appeared to be a bullet hole in one of the church windows. A window pane near the front entrance was broken and three additional bullet holes were located…
Apr25

Two Southshore men tied to crimes in St. Tammany, Baton Rouge and Jefferson Parish

Two Southshore men are in jail after a multi-jurisdictional investigation identified them in connection with several Mandeville-area vehicle thefts and burglaries last month. Brian Ernst (DOB 9/10/1985; 3809 Johnson Street, Metairie) and Raymond Kimble (DOB 11/29/1985; 134 Arnold Ave., River Ridge) have been booked in to the Jefferson Parish Jail. Upon their release from Jefferson Parish, they will each be booked into St. Tammany Parish Jail on warrants for simple…
Apr19

Jail bookings April 11-17

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Apr15

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s K9 Pindal has received body armor

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s K9 Pindal has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by Wyna Stefanik of Sudbury, VT and is embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Betcha, Rutland County Sheriff’s Office, VT”. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c(3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission…
Apr15

Sheriff’s office investigating threat from state prisoner

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office was this afternoon made aware of a letter sent to the Clerk of Court’s office, apparently by a prisoner in a state Department of Corrections facility.  In the letter, the prisoner made a bomb threat, allegedly to be carried out next week, against the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center facility. This same prisoner has made similar threats against other facilities and individuals in the…
Apr14

STPSO attempting to locate individual who fired a weapon from a vehicle Wednesday

St Tammany Parish Sheriff’s investigators are attempting to locate the driver of a silver colored sedan. An occupant in the silver vehicle fired a weapon striking another vehicle yesterday around noon. At approximately 4:15 p.m. yesterday afternoon, the driver of the silver vehicle was travelling southbound on Hwy 190 and was attempting to gain access to the westbound I-12 on-ramp.  Another vehicle was between him and the on-ramp, and after…
Apr13

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s K9 Rex has received body armor

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s K9 Rex has received a bullet and stab proof vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and manufacturer, Armor Express, as part of the incentive program for which one free vest is awarded for every 15 vests purchased by the charity. Vests were donated to K9s in GA, LA, TX, MO, and IL. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.…
Apr11

Jail bookings April 4-10

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

Slidell man arrested for attempted second-degree murder

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Slidell-area man Thursday for attempted second-degree murder following a shooting that occurred Wednesday evening near Slidell. Marcus Sylvester (DOB 9/15/1990; 2522 Bluebird Street, Slidell) surrendered to detectives Thursday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Sylvester shot a 21-year-old Slidell man after an altercation that occurred just before 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 2200/2300 block of Bluebird Street. Earlier in the…
Apr07

Covington-area man booked on narcotics charges

A Covington-area man was arrested April 1 after an ongoing investigation resulted in narcotics, firearms and a large amount of cash being found in his home. On March 31, the St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant on Alvin Barnes’ home in the Abita Nursery Subdivision. While at the residence, detectives discovered approximately 11 grams of crack cocaine, 5 grams of powder cocaine, a small amount of…
Apr04

Jail bookings March 28 to April 3

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar30

Jail bookings March 21-27

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar29

Workforce Solutions employee arrested

An employee with Workforce Solutions, a state-approved Transitional Work Program in Slidell, has been arrested after he took a program participant to visit a sick family member in New Orleans. While conducting a headcount at approximately 1:00 a.m. Saturday morning, employees with Workforce Solutions discovered a program participant, Kendal Ferrand (DOB  6/24/96), missing from his bed. At the same time, program supervisors realized that one of their employees, Sidney Brooks…
Mar24

Pearl River man arrested for attempted murder on a police officer

A Pearl River man was arrested for attempted murder of a police officer after he repeatedly punched and attempted to run over a female St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy earlier today. The deputy was dispatched at approximately 1:20 p.m. to 16th Section Road in the Pearl River area in reference to a suspicious person passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. When she arrived at the location, she found…
Mar22

Madisonville-area man arrested twice on obscenity charges

A Madisonville-area man has been arrested for the second time in four months after exposing himself to teenage girls. Travis Moody (DOB 2/14/1991; 341 Coconut Palm Drive, Madisonville) was arrested Jan. 8 for 14:106G(4) Obscenity in Presence of Unmarried Person Under 17. That arrest came after an incident which occurred on December 2, 2015 in the Madison Farms subdivision. On that date, a 16-year-old girl was walking her dog at…
Mar21

Jail bookings March 14-20

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar17

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office recap of storm/flood event

Since Friday of last week, hundreds of Sheriff’s office personnel have been working evacuation/rescue efforts around the clock, first in the western side of the parish then in the east, from Pearl River south to Slidell. Through the course of the event, nearly 1,000 St. Tammany Parish residents, along with many of their pets, were assisted with voluntary evacuations by Sheriff’s deputies. As residents left the floodwaters behind, Sheriff’s deputies…
Mar16

Sheriff’s office now citing drivers for excessive speed in flooded areas

Since the beginning of the recent floods, the Sheriff’s office has been asking drivers to proceed slowly and cautiously through areas of high water in order to avoid pushing floodwater into homes and businesses.  Driving at even a moderate speed through standing water will cause a wake to be formed, which has the ability to affect structures a significant distance away from the vehicle.  Some trucks and larger vehicles can…
Mar16

Two arrested, one sought for distributing marijuana out of Abita Springs home

Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes members from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police and Mandeville Police, received information in November 2015 in reference to marijuana being distributed out of a home at 24220 Highway 435 in Abita Springs. After several attempts to find someone at the residence detectives’ persistence finally paid off. In December 2015, Task Force members made contact with one…
Mar15

Watch out for predatory contractors following recent flooding events

As residents prepare to make repairs to their homes following the recent flooding events, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office reminds homeowners to be aware of potential contractor fraud. Sgt. Van James Laurent Jr. with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Financial Crimes Divisions has offered the following tips to help protect our residents from predatory contractors who may come to the area to take advantage of storm victims. •…
Mar15

Jail bookings March 7-13

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar12

Sheriff’s office update on flooding operations

Here is a video of some of the rescue operations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4htnAeJoS8 Since yesterday morning, Sheriff’s office rescue teams, along with members of various municipal police agencies, St. Tammany Parish fire districts, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and Federal Homeland Security personnel have rescued more than 700 residents from rising flood waters. Yesterday, rescue operations were concentrated along Hwy 25 between Covington and Folsom.  In particular, the Million Dollar road area…
Mar11

Water expected to continue rising in Million Dollar Road area

**News Media: Please Distribute** If you live north of Covington, particularly along Million Dollar Road in the area between Land-O-Pines and Hwy 25, please pay very close attention to the water levels. If you feel you might need to evacuate your home, do so now. Do not wait to leave, as the water levels are only expected to get higher, increasing the difficulty of rescue attempts should you get stranded…
Mar09

Arrest made in weekend homicide

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain announced today that an arrest has been made in connection with the murder of James “Kenny” Hamilton.  St. Tammany Sheriff’s detectives yesterday evening obtained a warrant in the case for the arrest of a 16 year old juvenile. The warrant, signed by 22nd J.D.C. Judge Raymond Childress, is for one count of 2nd degree murder. The juvenile is the victim’s son. Investigators learned that…
Mar08

STPSO investigating apparent homicide

 St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of an Abita Springs area man. Friends and family members of a 50-year-old Abita Springs man became concerned after they had not heard from him since Friday evening. They went to his home on Lenel Road Monday morning to check on him and discovered him dead from what appears to be gunshot wounds. They immediately contacted the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s…
Mar07

Jail bookings Feb. 29- March 6

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Mar04

Slidell ‘peeping tom’ arrested for third time

A Slidell man, with a history of peeping tom arrests, is back in jail this week. Deputies responded early Monday morning to a home on N. Military Road in Slidell in reference to a black male subject looking into windows. Alphonse Tillman (DOB 7/16/86; 210 Foxcroft, Slidell) fled the area but deputies quickly located him and initiated a traffic stop on his vehicle. Tillman, who was already on probation for…
Mar03

Abita Springs man arrested for car burglaries

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested an Abita Springs man, clearing several vehicle burglaries in the unincorporated Abita Springs/Covington area. During the early morning hours of February 25th and 26th, Jordan Wursteisen (DOB 06/15/1994; 21068 Lincoln Street, Abita Springs) stole items from unlocked vehicles in the Hoffman Road, Highway 59, Ingram Estates and Harrison Avenue areas. Many of the stolen items, including a guitar, an amplifier, sunglasses, a radar…
Mar03

Several burglaries solved with arrest of Covington couple

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have tied several burglaries and thefts to a Covington-area couple, who stole more than $25,000 worth of property to feed their heroin addiction. On January 29, a residential burglary was reported in a subdivision off of Highway 1085, in Covington.  Jewelry and electronics stolen during that burglary turned up at pawn shops in Jefferson, Orleans, and St. Tammany Parishes. Those items led detectives to Daniel…
Feb29

Jail bookings Feb. 22-28

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Feb22

Jail bookings Feb 15-21

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Feb16

Jail bookings Feb. 8-14

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