March 2018

Mar01

Folsom Man Arrested in Infant Son’s Death

  St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Folsom man in the death of his 7-month-old son.   The father, Corey Nauck (DOB 9/8/1992; 82263 Pearl Street, Folsom), was arrested Wednesday (Feb. 28) on first-degree murder charges.   On Monday, February 26, Folsom Police Department reached out to the STPSO for investigative assistance with a young child that was at the hospital with suspicious injuries and in critical condition.   STPSO…
Mar01

West Virginia Man Arrested in St. Tammany for Online Sales Scam

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's detectives have arrested a West Virginia man for an online sales scam involving high-end car parts.  The STPSO Financial Crimes Unit began investigating the scam in September after a St. Tammany Parish resident reported being a victim.  Detectives determined the car parts were being posted on Craigslist in multiple cities, but the scam was originating from a computer located in West Virginia.  Detectives ultimately traced the fraudulent sales back to James Sisk (DOB 1/26/80;…
Mar02

Two More Students Arrested for Terrorizing

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two more students for posting threats via social media and text. A 13-year-old Boyet Junior High School student was arrested Thursday (March 1) for LRS 14:40.1 Terrorizing after fellow students saw a photo she posted on SnapChat referencing herself as a school shooter. In a separate incident, a 14-year-old Lee Road Junior High School student was also arrested Thursday (March 1) for…
Mar05

Abita Middle Student Arrested After Making Threats

An 11-year-old student from Abita Middle School was arrested Monday (March 5) after making threats toward another student.   St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were contacted by the school after an 11-year-old female student told a teacher another student had sent her texts over the weekend claiming he was going to bring a knife to school and kill her.    The male student was arrested for LRS 14:40.1 Terrorizing and…
Mar06

Arrests Made in Double Homicide

The following individuals have been arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail for two counts each of LRS 14:30 First Degree Murder in connection with the deaths of Raegan Day and Dustin Hartline. Jason Landry (12/3/1999; 827 Ashville Drive, Slidell) was apprehended with the assistance of Waveland Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service. Brittney “Beezy” Savell (3/28/1992; 117 Tulip Drive, Slidell) was apprehended with the assistance of…
Mar07

Four Arrested in Double Homicide

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested four people for murder after locating the bodies of Raegan Day and Dustin Hartline Monday afternoon. Day and Hartline were last seen leaving their Pearl River-area residence February 15 and reportedly were headed to a family member’s home in Kenner. When they did not show up, family members reported them missing, and a community-wide search ensued. STPSO Major Crimes detectives began working the…
Mar07

Folsom Teen Arrested After Threatening Another Teen

A 16-year-old Folsom girl has been arrested after threatening another girl via social media. The teenager sent the other girl messages via SnapChat saying she was going to harm and kill her after being angered over rumors that had circulated the week prior involving a boy. She also sent the other girl a photo she downloaded off the internet of a gun. The girl showed the messages and photo to…
Mar07

Mandeville Man Issued Summons Following Incident at Covington Store

A Mandeville man was issued a summons for battery following an altercation at a Covington-area store. Shortly after noon on Friday (March 2) a 34-year-old Ponchatoula man was shopping at a Covington-area sporting goods store when a former friend, Christian Westcott (DOB 3/18/1973; 109 Butternut Lane, Mandeville) entered the store. A verbal altercation ensued and Westcott struck the other man in the face before leaving the store, causing an injury…
Mar08

Driver Arrested After Multi-Agency Vehicle Pursuit

STPSO deputies assisted in a vehicle pursuit that entered St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction Tuesday evening.  Shortly before 7 p.m. on Tuesday (March 6), St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were advised of a pursuit taking place southbound on I-59 involving Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office and Picayune Police Department and a stolen vehicle. STPSO deputies responded and joined the pursuit near the West Pearl River Bridge. The driver of…
Mar08

10-year-old Clearwood Student Arrested

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested another middle school student Thursday morning for terrorizing. Shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to Clearwood Junior High School in Slidell in reference to an incident that occurred on a school bus. While riding on the bus, a 10-year-old student told another student to get his mom’s gun and shoot people. While at the school investigating that incident, it was discovered the same…
Mar08

STPSO Receives National Award for Budget Document

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith was presented with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association for its Fiscal Year 2018 Budget. The national award represents a significant achievement by the agency and reflects the commitment of the agency and its staff to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting.  In order to receive the budget award, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office had to satisfy…
Mar12

Five-year-old Drowns in Above Ground Pool

A five-year-old boy drowned Saturday afternoon in an above ground swimming pool in the Covington area. Deputies were dispatched to the Covington area home shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday (March 10). The child was visiting his grandmother’s house on Plantation Street, when his grandmother became aware she did not know where he was. She was not immediately alarmed because the child commonly likes to play hide and seek. The child’s…
Mar15

Two Students Arrested Thursday for Terrorizing

Two more students have been arrested after sending messages via social media threatening to do harm at their respective schools. A 13-year-old former Fontainebleau Junior High student, who was already expelled from the school for an unrelated issue, was arrested for LRS 14:40.1 Terrorizing after he sent a message to fellow students Thursday morning (March 15) saying he planned to “shoot up” the school Friday. An 11-year-old student at Abita…
Mar21

Former Owner Arrested For Damage at Pool Supply Store

The former owner of a Covington-area pool supply store has been arrested after causing more than $1 million worth of damage to the business last November. Ron Ulfers (DOB 2/3/1974; 24242 Horsebranch Road, Covington) was arrested March 20 for two counts of LRS 14:56 Criminal Damage over $50,000, two counts of LRS 14:132 Injuring Public Records and one count of LRS 14:67 Theft Between $1,000 and $5,000. Deputies were dispatched…
Mar28

Deputy Locates Stolen Firearms While Responding to Domestic Disturbance

What started as a routine domestic-related call about a verbal dispute over keys, resulted in the recovery of two stolen firearms and has cleared at least one vehicle burglary case, all thanks to an alert St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy. On Tuesday, March 27, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a home on Maplewood Street near Slidell in reference to a verbal dispute between a couple over…

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