November 2018

Nov09

Man Arrested After Incident at Mandeville-area Establishment

A Mandeville-area man was arrested Thursday evening (Nov. 8) after he fought with St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies who were attempting to detain him following an incident at a local restaurant. One of the deputies was injured during the struggle and required medical treatment. Management at a Mandeville-area restaurant called the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office at approximately 6:15 p.m. Thursday in reference to an intoxicated man who had punched…
Nov09

Slidell-area Man Arrested after Shooting Adult Son in Hand

A Slidell area man was arrested Friday (November 9) after he shot his adult son in the hand outside of the residence where they both lived.  St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Queen Anne Drive in the Slidell-area shortly before 4 p.m.   William Hubbard III (DOB 4/7/1961) and his son had been arguing outside of their Slidell-area home when…
Nov10

One Arrested, One Dead Following Tragic Hunting Accident

A  Pearl River man has been charged with negligent homicide following a hunting accident that occurred Saturday morning (Nov. 10) in the Honey Island Swamp. Shortly after 8 a.m. deputies with St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Honey Island Swamp in the Pearl River Wildlife Management Area in reference to man who had been shot by another hunter. The victim, a 23-year-old Pearl River man, and his…
Nov12

Slidell Woman Arrested After Niece Shoots Herself in the Hand

A Slidell woman was arrested Monday (Nov. 12) after a child she was caring for shot herself in the hand.   St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a local hospital shortly after 10 a.m. Monday in reference to a four-year-old who had shot herself in the hand at a residence on Parkline Boulevard in the Slidell area.   Fredrica Lee (DOB 11/7/1993) told deputies she was caring for…
Nov13

STPSO and OHN Announce Cost-Saving HealthCare Partnership Blue Connect Product Launched November 1

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (STPSO) and Ochsner Health Network (OHN) are pleased to announce the launch of the Blue Connect Network for STPSO employees. OHN and STPSO developed a partnership that reduces healthcare costs for services sought at Ochsner Health System (OHS) facilities, including its partner hospitals, Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) and St. Tammany Parish Hospital (STPH). STPSO is reinvesting savings garnered through the partnership to offset the cost of healthcare for employee dependents and to support…
Nov21

STPSO Kicks off Safe Ride Home Program for Holiday Season

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will again this year help ensure residents make it home safely during the holiday season with the start of their Safe Ride Home program. Residents who are too intoxicated to drive and do not have a designated driver or are unable to arrange for a ride home, can call the STPSO at 985-898-2338 to request a ride from a deputy, without cost or penalty.…
Nov27

Narcotics, Guns Located During Search at Slidell-area Home

A Slidell-area couple was arrested on a long list of charges after narcotics and firearms were located when their home was searched as part of an ongoing investigation. Detectives assigned to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant last month at a residence on Shockley Drive in the Slidell area. While searching the home, detectives discovered a wide array of illegal narcotics, including 19…
Nov29

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith States “We Cleaned Up Quite a Mess”

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith States “We Cleaned Up Quite a Mess” Referring to Past Practices  Revealed in Federal Charges of Former Deputies Under Jack Strain In the aftermath of two former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies being charged federally, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith made known his ill-feelings toward practices in the department that he ended. Said Smith, “We cleaned up quite a mess.  St. Tammany taxpayers…
Nov30

Mississippi Man Arrested After Cutting Cousin During Altercation

A Mississippi man was arrested Thursday (Nov. 29) after he cut his cousin with a knife while the two were passengers in a vehicle that was travelling in the Covington area. The driver of the vehicle called 911 shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday to report one of her passengers was injured during an altercation that occurred inside her vehicle while she was merging onto Interstate 12 from U.S. Highway 190.…
Nov30

Acadian Ambulance Donates K-9 Trauma Kits to STPSO

Acadian Ambulance Service has donated seven K-9 field trauma kits to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.    The trauma kits will help handlers provide first aid to their K-9 partners, in case of any immediate medical emergencies they may encounter while on duty.   Each kit comes in a tactical-style bag that can be attached to the handler’s uniform and contains dual purpose items that can be used to treat…

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