February 2022

Feb01

Two Arrested After Drug Bust in Slidell

***Two Arrested after Drug Bust in Slidell***   St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office narcotics detectives made two arrest yesterday (Monday, January 31, 2022) after investigating a complaint that someone was selling illegal narcotics at a residence on Desoto Street in Slidell. A Crimestoppers tip was received through the Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans office, which led to the arrests described herein.  Detectives with the Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division…
Feb03

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Awarded Grant from United Way of Southeast LA for Mental Health

For the second year in a row, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (STPSO) was awarded a grant from the United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) to provide mental health and first – aid training to deputies. The West and East St. Tammany Red Beans ‘N’ Rice volunteer committees, along with United Way of Southeast Louisiana – St. Tammany Leadership Council and Board of Trustees awarded the grant to the…
Feb05

St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office Deputies Make Arrest and Seize 41 Guns

A St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy, patrolling in the 61000 block of Highway 434 in Lacombe, noticed a suspicious vehicle near a storage complex. Upon further investigation, deputies arrested a man for numerous charges and seized 41 guns from the subject’s storage unit. Late last night, an alert deputy patrolling in the Lacombe area noticed a suspicious vehicle near a storage complex. The deputy got out with the vehicle…
Feb07

South Carolina man Arrested by STPSO Highway Enforcement Unit on Interstate 12 in Covington

***St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Highway Enforcement Unit Makes Arrest on Interstate 12, Seize Weapons and Narcotics from South Carolina man*** On Monday, February 7th, 2022, just after 3:00 PM, Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Highway Enforcement Unit arrested a South Carolina man after conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 12 westbound near Highway 21 in Covington. Detectives observed a black Buick Verano, bearing a South Carolina…
Feb09

Covington Man arrested, Stolen Firearm Recovered

***St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives Arrest Covington Man and Seize Stolen Gun***   Yesterday (February 8, 2022), St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives arrested a Covington man after receiving a tip through the agency’s hotline. An anonymous tip was received that there was narcotic activity at a residence on 29th Avenue in Covington. Detectives responded to the residence and knocked on the door in order to investigate. While…
Feb24

Former STPSO Employee Arrested

A former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office employee was arrested today (February 24) by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Crime Unit in cooperation with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security.    Christopher Cassidy, a former corporal with the STPSO Criminal Patrol Division, was arrested on warrants which were issued through the 22nd Judicial Court this morning. Cassidy’s employment with the Sheriff’s Office was terminated prior to his…
Feb25

Man Arrested After Drugs Found During Traffic Stop

A New Orleans man was arrested Friday (February 25) morning after drugs were found in his vehicle during a traffic stop near Bush. At approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy stopped a 2010 Cadillac SUV for speeding on Isabel Swamp Road near Nick Jenkins Road. The vehicle was headed northbound toward Washington Parish. While out with the driver, Preston Carter (DOB 5/15/88) of New Orleans, the…
Feb28

Arrest Made After Drugs Located During Traffic Stop

A Washington Parish man was arrested over the weekend after a large cache of drugs was located in his vehicle during a traffic stop near Folsom. At approximately 1 a.m. Sunday (February 27) morning, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s patrol deputy stopped a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche near the intersection of Louisiana Highway 25 and Louisiana Highway 1077 near Folsom, due to the vehicle having an illegal cover over its license plate. While…
Feb28

Help Sought in Identifying Individual Wanted in Robbery, Sexual Battery

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the individual who robbed and physically and sexually battered a clerk at a Pearl River-area convenience store. Just before 9 p.m. Sunday evening, a white male entered a convenience store near Pearl River. The man brandished a knife, disabled the store’s DVR system and battered the clerk before committing a sexual battery on her. …

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