June 2018

Jun09

STPSO Investigating Death Following Incident Along the West Pearl River

Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday (June 9), St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an incident that occurred on a sand bar along the West Pearl River just south of the Davis Landing Boat Launch. When deputies arrived they learned there had been a disturbance at the location between two large groups of individuals, which resulted in a physical altercation.  At some point during that altercation one individual sustained…
Jun10

UPDATE: Arrests Made Following Incident Along the West Pearl River

  UPDATE: St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives made two arrests late Saturday night (June 9) subsequent to the incident that occurred along the West Pearl River. Cameron Alphonso (DOB 3/9/1997) of Slidell, was arrested on one count of LRS 14:31 Manslaughter (Felony). Alden Kindergran (DOB 7/10/1995) of Slidell, was arrested for one count of LRS 14:103 Disturbing the Peace. Both men were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail. The…
Jun11

STPSO Looking for Armed Robbery Suspect

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating an armed robbery suspect and stolen motorcycle.  Shortly after midnight Monday morning (June 11) two black males held a man at gunpoint at a Slidell-area gas station and stole his black 2014 Suzuki GSXR 1000. The motorcycle resembles the one pictured here (photo used for reference only). It was bearing LA license plate MC634441 and was…
Jun11

Additional Arrest Made in Homicide on West Pearl River

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested another individual in connection with the deadly incident that occurred Saturday evening along the West Pearl River.  Detectives have also increased the charges against an individual previously arrested.  Blaine Manalle (DOB 3/16/1998) of Slidell, was arrested Monday evening for one count of LRS 14:30.1 Second-degree Murder. She was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail.  Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday (June 9), St. Tammany…
Jun12

UPDATE - Additional Arrest Following Incident Along West Pearl River

***Update*** Thomas Jones (DOB 8/16/1994) of Pearl River was picked up Tuesday morning (June 12) and arrested on a warrant for LRS 14:103 Disturbing the Peace in connection with the deadly incident that occurred Saturday evening (June 9) along the West Pearl River. Jones was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail. A warrant was issued for Jones’ arrest Monday (June 11) and he was located Tuesday morning by detectives…
Jun13

STPSO Investigating After Human Finger Found

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report Monday (June 11) from an individual who found what was later identified by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office to be a human finger, inside of an alligator snapping turtle.  A Bush, LA area man called deputies after he located a finger as he was cleaning and processing a large alligator snapping turtle for consumption. It was determined the turtle had been caught on a…
Jun18

Former Law Enforcement Officer Arrested

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a former law enforcement officer for sexual battery. On Tuesday (June 12), deputies responded to a residence in the Mandeville area after a woman reported she had been sexually battered by an unknown male, later identified as Gerald Yates (DOB 12/26/1975). The victim told deputies that around 2PM (June 12) she observed a vehicle repeatedly drive past her residence several times while she…
Jun22

Slidell Couple Arrested on Multiple Charges for Drugs, Dog Fighting

  A Slidell-area couple has been arrested on multiple charges for drugs and dog fighting, following an investigation by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force. On Wednesday (June 20), the STPSO Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at the couple’s Slidell-area residence. During the search, investigators discovered and seized approximately 419.7 grams of cocaine, approximately 28 grams of marijuana, seven bottles of promethazine, assorted drug paraphernalia…
Jun28

STPSO Deputies Exonerated in Federal Civil Rights Trial

A federal court has cleared seven St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies of any wrongdoing in a civil rights lawsuit filed by an inmate. The United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana ruled earlier this month that the deputies, who were all employed at the St. Tammany Parish Jail during the incidents in question, did not violate the rights of Department of Corrections inmate Ronald Matthews. In a suit filed…

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