July 2019


STPSO Investigating Overnight Shooting in Abita-area Subdivision

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that took place early Monday morning (July 1) that left one person injured.   STPSO deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Pansy and Success Streets in the Abita Nursey subdivision shortly after 1:00 a.m. in response to a shooting.   When deputies arrived, they discovered one male victim who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.   Evidence recovered…

Child Rape Suspect Arrested in Harvey

A Slidell-area man was arrested on warrants for rape following an incident involving a 9-year-old child.  A Slidell-area woman contacted the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Wednesday night (July 10) after she came home and found her husband, Glenn Mills Jr. (DOB 8/23/1977), actively involved in a sexual act with a 9-year-old girl that was left in his care.  When confronted by his wife, Mills fled the residence in his…

Abita Springs Elects Not to Renew Intergovernmental Agreement with the STPSO

Sheriff Randy Smith announced today that Abita Springs Mayor Dan Curtis has elected not to renew the town’s Intergovernmental Agreement with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office. The current agreement, which was put in place in January of 2017, by the former Abita Springs mayor and Sheriff Randy Smith, provided for an enhanced and dedicated law enforcement presence in the Town of Abita Springs, through which Abita Springs’ residents enjoyed…

STPSO Hosting Free Back to School Events

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Traffic Division with host two free back to school events to help prepare local children and parents for the upcoming school year. The first event will be held Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Covington Sam’s Club parking lot, and a second event will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fremeaux Town Center’s…

Six Customers Injured After Vehicle Drives Into Abita Gas Station

St. Tammany Parish Sheriffs’ deputies were dispatched to an Abita Springs gas station shortly before 9:30 a.m. Friday morning in reference to a vehicle that had driven into the building.  A silver Honda CR-V had driven across the parking lot of the Texaco station at the corner of Highway 59 and Harrison Avenue (Dogpound Road) and had entered the store through the front glass. It came to a stop several…

Property Tax Sale to be Held Monday

It’s Not Too Late to Pay Delinquent Taxes St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith reminds the public that the annual tax sale of properties within St. Tammany Parish will occur Monday, July 29, 2019, starting at 10 a.m. It is not too late for property owners to settle delinquent tax bills prior to the sale.  Property tax payments may be made Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.…

Two Arrested Following Shooting at Lacombe Residence

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men following a shooting that occurred at a Lacombe-area residence Tuesday afternoon (July 23). Shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday, STPSO deputies were dispatched to a residence on Diane Street off Transmitter Road in Lacombe in reference to a shooting. Occupants at the home told deputies two men showed up at the residence, banging on the front door, demanding money one of…

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