April 2021


Two Individuals Wanted in Connection with Slidell-area Shooting

Warrants have been issued for two individuals who are wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred Wednesday (March 31) morning near Slidell.   Mikel Slack (DOB 3/17/2001) is wanted on two counts of L.R.S. 14:27/30.1 Attempted Second-degree Murder, and Lamani Allen (DOB 3/4/ 1999) is wanted on one count of L.R.S. 14:25/14:27/30.1 Accessory to Attempted Second-degree Murder.   St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 1400 block…

STPSO Searching For Missing Covington Woman

**UPDATE**   Laura Thomas has been located and is currently being transported to a local-area hospital where she will be evaluated by medical personnel. The extent and severity of her injuries are unknown at this time.   Sheriff Randy Smith would like to ask for continued prayers for Laura and her family and would like to thank those members of the general public and witnesses who assisted in providing information.…

Slidell-area Man Arrested After Narcotics Found at Residence

A Slidell-area man was arrested this week after narcotics were located at his residence. Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Division began investigating on March 31, after learning of suspected illegal narcotics distribution by Benjamin Davis (DOB 8/25/1995) at a residence in the 100 block of Southpark Drive of Slidell. With assistance from the Slidell Police Department, detectives concluded their investigation on April 7 with the execution of…

Slidell-area Couple Arrested on Narcotics Charges

A Slidell-area couple has been arrested on narcotics charges following a joint investigation between the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. On Wednesday (April 14) detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Marina Lane in Slidell after illegal drug use and the presence of firearms was reported…

STPSO Participating in ‘Buckle Up in Your Truck’ Campaign

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is participating in the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission’s “Buckle Up in Your Truck” campaign this month. As part of this statewide campaign, which runs April 17-24, the STPSO will increase deputy patrols in neighborhoods and on our highways to conduct extra seat belt enforcement and checkpoints. The extra manpower is being provided for this initiative by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, which also helps fund extra DWI patrols…

Pearl River Woman Arrested on Warrants Stemming from Son’s 2020 Death

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Pearl River woman Monday (April 19) on manslaughter charges stemming from the 2020 death of her adopted, mentally disabled adult-son. Sharon Lambert (DOB 1/20/1947) was arrested Monday at her Pearl River-area residence after warrants were issued for her arrest on three counts of L.R.S. 14:93.3 Cruelty to the Infirmed and one count L.R.S. 14:31 Manslaughter.  The warrants come following a more than…

STPSO Working Fatal Golf Cart Crash Near Abita Springs

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is working a fatal golf cart crash, which occurred Tuesday (April 20) night near Abita Springs. Shortly after 9 p.m. Tuesday deputies were dispatched to Quimet Drive northeast of Abita Springs after a family member called to report an elderly female had crashed a golf cart. Responding emergency personnel located the woman pinned under the golf cart and unresponsive. Medical personnel pronounced her dead…

STPSO Participating in National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

This Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will participate in a one-day collaborative effort with the Drug Enforcement Administration to remove unused and expired medications from homes and medicine cabinets. Bring your unused prescription drugs for disposal to the STPSO Administrative Building, 300 Brownswitch Road, in Slidell or the STPSO Law Enforcement Complex at 2070 Collins Blvd., in Covington. Tablets, capsules,…

Covington-area Man Wanted for Attempted Murder

A Covington-area man is wanted on attempted murder and robbery charges following an incident, which occurred Wednesday (April 21) evening in the Bush area. Shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 83000 block of Jenkins Cemetery Road in reference to an attempted armed robbery.  A male and female told responding deputies they were parked outside of the residence when they…

STPSO Investigating Crash Involving Bicyclist

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle on Carroll Road near Slidell Wednesday (April 28) night. Shortly before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday STPSO deputies were dispatched to the area of Carroll Road and Shady Lane near Slidell in reference a crash which occurred between a Nissan Altima and a bicycle. The bicyclist sustained extensive injuries and was airlifted to a Southshore hospital.…

STPSO Investigating Crash Involving Juveniles

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is working a two vehicle crash, which occurred Thursday evening, near Covington. Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Thursday, STPSO deputies were dispatched to the area of Charlene Lane and Carol Lane near Covington, in reference a crash involving two juveniles. The crash occurred when a 2004 GMC truck, driven by a 14 year old female, collided with a 2002 Yamaha dirt bike being operated by…

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