August 2022


STPSO Recovers Body of Missing Kayaker

Members of the St. Tammany Parish Marine Division recovered the body of a 28-year-old kayaker late Tuesday (August 9) evening on Doubloon Bayou near Slidell. At approximately 10 p.m. a man called STPSO to report his adult son missing after he located the son’s kayak overturned in the bayou behind his house. The son was last seen fishing in the bayou at 5:30 p.m. that evening.  Using flatboats, the STPSO…

Two People Arrested for Murder After Teen Dies from Fentanyl Overdose

Two people are facing murder charges after toxicology results revealed a local 15-year-old died after overdosing on the dangerous drug fentanyl. In the evening hours of July 12, deputies with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a Bush-area residence in response to a 15-year-old suffering from what family members believed to be an opiate overdose.  Efforts to revive the juvenile were unsuccessful. During a joint investigation with the…

Arrest Made Following Mandeville-area Shooting

A local man has been arrested following a shooting incident which occurred Tuesday (August 23) evening at a Mandeville-area residence. Shortly after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Meade Court in reference to a shooting. STPSO detectives learned Logan Maxted (DOB 2/6/2002) shot a man multiple times following a verbal altercation at Maxted’s residence. Detectives also learned that…

STPSO Investigating Fatal Shooting in Bush Area

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a fatal shooting, which occurred early Friday (August 26) morning in the Bush area. Shortly before 2:30 a.m., STPSO deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 79000 block of Railroad Avenue in Bush in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival they located a male deceased in the front yard with what appeared to be gunshot wound(s). The occupants of the residence,…

Two Men Arrested Following a Talisheek-area Murder

Two men have been arrested following a murder which occurred late Monday (August 29) night near Talisheek. Shortly before midnight, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 73000 block of Tee Street near Talisheek after a neighbor reported hearing gunshots and observed a man who appeared to be deceased outside a neighboring residence. The neighbor also reported seeing a vehicle fleeing the area. Responding deputies…

STPSO Locates Woman Featured in Ponchatoula Police BOLO

Woman featured in a BOLO put out on social media by Ponchatoula Police Department was located Tuesday (August 30) morning in St. Tammany Parish. Shortly after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, while driving in the area, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s patrol sergeant observed a dark blue Nissan Frontier pickup, flipped over in the wood line near the intersection of Louisiana Highway 1088 and Louisiana Highway 36. When he stopped to offer assistance…

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