October 2021


STPSO investigating incident that occurred at Covington Academy Sports

  Shortly after 9:00 am Saturday, October 2, 2021, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Academy Sports and Outdoors, located at 7205 Pinnacle Parkway in Covington, after a female reported a white male, armed with a rifle, stole her truck.   Deputies arrived at the store within minutes and began investigating the incident. After deputies reviewed video footage from the store, it was learned the unknown white male…

UPDATE—STPSO investigating incident that occurred at Covington Academy Sports

*** UPDATE – Arrest Made Following Incident at Academy*** Deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office located Andrew Barbazon in Natalbany Wednesday (October 6) afternoon. He was taken into custody and booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail as a fugitive. Sheriff Randy Smith thanks the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office for its assistance in locating Barbazon. “I cannot thank Sheriff Daniel Edwards and the men and women of the Tangipahoa Parish…

Bush Man Arrested for Sex Crimes

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Bush man for sexual battery and molestation of a juvenile Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Early Tuesday morning St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested 52 year old Jeffery Davis on warrants for the above listed charges. He was picked up at his residence in the 28000 Block of Highway 40, and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Correctional Center. The charges stem…

STPSO Detective Released After Seven Weeks in Hospital with Covid

Several members of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Investigative Division paid a visit to one of their own today. Chris Morgan, an STPSO Property Crimes detective, was released Tuesday, October 5, after seven long weeks in an area hospital, where he was battling the effects of Covid-19.   Detective Morgan spent much of that time 100 percent relying on a ventilator to breath.  Thanks to prayers and excellent medical care, Detective…

Four Arrested Following Pursuit Which Ended in Slidell

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested four individuals early Tuesday (October 12) morning after they crashed near Slidell following a pursuit that crossed over into St. Tammany from Mississippi. At approximately 3 a.m. Tuesday morning, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to assist deputies from Hancock County Mississippi, after a vehicle they were pursuing in reference to several burglaries, crossed the state line into St. Tammany Parish.  Deputies responded to the…

STPSO Investigation Slidell-area Shooting

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting which occurred at a Slidell-area apartment complex early Monday (October 18) morning.  At approximately 1 a.m. Monday, STPSO deputies were dispatched to the Lakeshore Apartments after a resident there reported an unknown armed man entered his apartment and began shooting, striking him once in the shoulder area.  The victim told deputies he armed himself with a gun, at which time…

STPSO Participating in National Drug Take Back Day Saturday

This Saturday, October 23, 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 at 300 Brownswitch Road, in Slidell, or the STPSO Law Enforcement Complex at 2070 Collins Blvd., in Covington. Tablets,…

Lacombe Teen Arrested After Threatening to Shoot School

A Lacombe-area juvenile has been arrested after he threatened to “shoot up” his school. Friday (October 22) morning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were notified of threats made via Snapchat in reference to a student planning to shoot up Monteleone Junior High. Working together with school officials, the STPSO School Resource Officer assigned to the school was able to quickly identify the student who made the threats and determine that…

Baton Rouge Man Arrested on Assault, Battery Charges

A Baton Rouge man has been arrested on assault and battery charges after he held a gun to his girlfriend’s head and threatened to kill her Tuesday (October 26) evening in St. Tammany Parish. At approximately 4:30 pm Tuesday, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched in reference to a couple who got into an altercation, which turned physical, while driving through St. Tammany Parish. Responding deputies learned the male…

St. Rose Man Arrested on Multiple Narcotics charges after Brief Pursuit

  A St. Rose man was arrested early Saturday (October 30) morning,  on multiple narcotics charges, following a brief pursuit in St. Tammany Parish. At approximately 1:00 am this morning, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a black 2014 Mercedes C63 AMG, while traveling on Interstate 12. The driver refused to stop and fled the police. A brief pursuit ensued and ended on…

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