February 2018


Mandeville-area Man Arrested on Obscenity Charge

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Mandeville-area man after he exposed himself while watching women in the Covington area.   On Tuesday (Feb. 6) STPSO deputies responded to a report from a female who stated she was stopped at a traffic light at Hwy 190 and Holiday Blvd., when a silver Hyundai Santa Fe pulled up beside her with a single male occupant.    The female said…

DWI Checkpoint Planned for this Weekend

Deputies from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct a DWI checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed location in St. Tammany Parish. The checkpoint is part of the ongoing, proactive “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign to combat impaired driving. The manpower for this initiative is funded by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. Sheriff Randy Smith and the STPSO remind residents to make a plan…

Mississippi Couple Arrested for Armed Robbery at Slidell Motel

  St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Mississippi couple Thursday evening in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at a Slidell-area motel.   Shortly after midnight Thursday morning a black male entered the office of the Olivia Inn on Yaupon Drive in Slidell with a black cloth partially covering his face. The clerk told deputies the man had what appeared to be a firearm sticking out of his jacket pocket,…

Slidell Man Arrested on Obscenity Charge

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Slidell-area man for obscenity after he was found masturbating on the side of the road near a retirement community.   A deputy was dispatched to the intersection of Brownswitch Road and Dauphine Street shortly before 5:45 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 11) in reference to a suspicious person. The responding deputy located Kevin Frazier (DOB 4/22/1963; 4349 Canal Street, Slidell) on the side of Dauphin Street.…

Two Men Arrested for Murder in 2017 Overdose Death

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men on murder charges following an overdose death that occurred in October 2017. The victim's boyfriend and the dealer who sold him the drugs that killed a 23-year-old Slidell woman have both been charged with second-degree murder under subsections of the law that allow for the prosecution of individuals if their actions in selling or providing narcotics led to the death…

Child Dies after Being Struck by Vehicle

A 7-year-old boy died following a traffic incident that occurred Thursday morning (Feb. 15) at a Covington area shopping center.  Shortly after 10:30 a.m. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to The Shoppes Nord du Lac shopping center on Highway 21 near Covington in reference to a child being struck by a motorist. When they arrived on scene, deputies discovered a 7-year-old boy had been struck by a pick-up…

STPSO K9 Echo named 2018 Canine Grand Marshal of Mardi Paws

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s K9 Echo has been named 2018 Canine Grand Marshal for the Krewe of Mardi Paws.  The Mystic Krewe of Mardi Paws is saluting K9s that serve at its 24th annual parade taking place along the Mandeville Lakefront on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 2pm. K9 Echo is a 2-year-old Labrador trained in narcotic detection and recently assigned to the STPSO Highway Enforcement Unit.  The Highway Enforcement Unit concentrates…

STPSO Looking for Two Friends Missing From Pearl River

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for two missing Pearl River friends. Raegan Elizabeth Day and Dustin R. Hartline were last seen leaving their residence on Joe Moore Road in Pearl River at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 15. Family and friends have not heard from either of them since then. Hartline and Day were en route to a family member’s home in Kenner, and from there…

Arrest Made After Driver Attempts to Run Over Off-duty Reserve Deputy

A Covington-area man is behind bars after he attempted to run over an off-duty St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s reserve deputy following a hit-and-run incident Wednesday (Feb. 21) afternoon. The reserve deputy was driving his personal pickup truck and was stopped on Penn Mill Road at the intersection of U.S. Highway 190 near Covington shortly before 2:30 p.m., when he observed a white 2009 Pontiac G6 driving westbound on U.S. 190.…

Fraudulent Credit Cards Found During Traffic Stop

  A routine traffic stop on Interstate 12 uncovered a stack of fraudulent credit cards and resulted in the arrests of two Florida residents.   Monday evening (Feb. 26), a deputy with the St. Tammany Parish Highway Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop on a westbound vehicle for improper lane use.   While conducting a consensual search of the vehicle, the deputy located 15 suspected fraudulent gift/credit cards under the…

Three Students Charged After Separate Threats at Two Schools

Three juveniles are facing charges following separate threats made at two Slidell-area school Tuesday (Feb. 27). A 14-year-old male student at Clearwood Junior High School was arrested after he told a teacher he was going to bring a gun to school and shoot her and his classmates. The teen told the teacher in front of the classroom of students that he would then “shoot up the school.” The school contacted…

Slidell Jr. High Student Arrested for Terrorizing

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Slidell Junior High student today (Feb. 28) after he posted a photo of himself and a friend with numerous firearms and knives on SnapChat. The student also made what was perceived by other students to be a threat to their school. The 13-year-old was transported to the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center, where he was booked for LRS 14:40.1 Terrorizing. Detectives learned the…

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