January 2020


STPSO Investigating Slidell-area Shooting

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Slidell-area man following a shooting that occurred early Thursday morning at a residence in the 200 block of East Queens Drive near Slidell. Shortly after 2 a.m. on Thursday (January 2), a representative from at a local-area hospital contacted the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office in reference to a man who was dropped off at the hospital’s emergency room with a…

UPDATED: STPSO Working Covington-area Homicide

***Update ***     A 28-year-old man is behind bars Friday (January 10) after he stabbed and killed his father in a Covington-area neighborhood.   Shortly before 6:15 a.m., St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of Memphis Trace, located in the Natchez Trace Subdivision, in reference to a domestic disturbance between a father and his son.   Responding deputies located the victim, 58-year-old Jose Amaya,…

STPSO Releases 2019 Crime Statistics

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith today (Jan. 15) released the 2019 crime statistics for unincorporated St. Tammany. The agency once again reported a clearance rate for violent crimes that is nearly twice the national average and a clearance rate for non-violent crimes that is more than two and a half times the national average. Sheriff Smith said this is a testament to the agency as a whole’s determination to…

Slidell Caregiver Arrested

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Slidell caregiver after it was discovered she has been stealing from two of the people she was hired to care for, and detectives are looking for other potential victims. Rosalin Harrison (DOB 12-14-1959) was arrested Wednesday (January 15) on arrest warrants for two count of L.R.S. 14:93.4.A(1) Exploitation of Persons with Infirmities and 10 counts of L.R.S. 14:71.1 Bank Fraud. Harrison,…

STPSO Investigating Catalytic Converter Thefts

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of thefts involving catalytic converters, which have occurred over the past month. Since December 19, the STPSO has taken reports of eight catalytic converters or other exhaust-related parts being stolen from parked vehicles at businesses in West St. Tammany.  In addition, there was one attempted theft of a catalytic converter reported from a local vehicle dealership. Anyone with information…

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