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Jun06

Man Wanted for New Orleans Murder Located in Covington

A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detective, who is assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, assisted Wednesday afternoon (June 5) in the apprehension of a man wanted in connection with a murder that occurred during a robbery in New Orleans. The arrested subject, Erin Paul Alonzo (DOB 4/6/1997), was wanted by the New Orleans Police Department for second-degree murder. Members of the Task Force made contact with…
Jun06

Man Wanted for Sex Crimes out of Texas Located in Covington

A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detective, who is assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, assisted Wednesday evening (June 5) in the apprehension of a man wanted for sex crimes out of Texas. The arrested subject, Steven Maurice Goff, (DOB 8/15/1982) was wanted by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office on their charge of Sexual Performance by a Child. Members of the Task Force located Goff at a…
Jun06

Arrest Made After STPSO Deputies Respond to Report of Gunshots

An 18-year-old Abita Springs man has been arrested after St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to shots being fired in a Covington-area neighborhood Wednesday afternoon (June 5). Shortly before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of Slemmer Road south of Covington in response to a fight involving multiple subjects and gunshots being heard. It was learned that a group of individuals had gathered…
Jun07

STPSO Investigating Stabbing

***STPSO Investigating Stabbing*** The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a stabbing that occurred outside of a Covington-area fast food restaurant Thursday (June 6) night. STPSO deputies were responded to a fast food restaurant off Highway 1077 near Covington in reference to a stabbing that occurred during an altercation in the parking lot. The victim, who sustained multiple stab wounds, was transported to a local area hospital. The…
Jun12

STPSO FY2020 Budget to Include Pay Increase

Thanks to conservative spending and careful planning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith will be able to provide a cost of living and merit raise for all employees again this coming fiscal year.  Sheriff Smith is in the final phases of preparing the agency’s budget for fiscal year 2020, which will begin on July 1, 2019. The proposed 2020 fiscal budget includes a 3.75% pay increase for employees. This includes…
Jun12

STPSO FY2020 Budget to Include Pay Increase

Thanks to conservative spending and careful planning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith will be able to provide a cost of living and merit raise for all employees again this coming fiscal year.  Sheriff Smith is in the final phases of preparing the agency’s budget for fiscal year 2020, which will begin on July 1, 2019. The proposed 2020 fiscal budget includes a 3.75% pay increase for employees. This includes…
Jun12

Slidell-area Man Arrested on Attempted Rape, Burglary Charges

A Slidell-area man was arrested Tuesday (June 11) after he forced his way into his ex-girlfriend’s residence and attempted to rape her. Shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jonathan Lewis (DOB 7/28/1995) arrived at his ex-girlfriend’s residence in Lacombe and requested to be let inside. When she refused, Lewis forced his way through the front door. He then attempted to rape her. The victim was able to escape and drive…
Jun24

STPSO Deputies Recover Body of 14-year-old Boy from East Pearl River

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies recovered the body of a 14-year-old Slidell-area boy late Sunday night (June 23) in the East Pearl River.  Shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Marine Division and Dive Team were dispatched to the East Pearl River near I-10 in reference to a juvenile that had gone into the water and had not resurfaced.  The 14-year-old boy was boating with family…
Jun26

STPSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint this Weekend

Deputies from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed location in St. Tammany Parish.    The manpower for this initiative is funded by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.  “We hope these checkpoints serve as a deterrent to drinking and driving,” Sheriff Randy Smith said. “We ask our citizens to please make responsible decisions. If you choose to consume…

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