Tagged: "theft"


Arrests made in fireworks theft

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two Slidell men for stealing 19 cases of commercial-grade fireworks. Sometime between December 23 and December 29, approximately 294 fireworks shells and fuses were taken from the rear of a locked box truck, which was parked within gated property off Browns Village Road.  The value of the stolen fireworks was between $8,000 and $10,000, and they were intended to be used New Year’s…

Mississippi Man Arrested for Stealing Money from Scholarship Fund

A Mississippi man has been arrested for stealing more than $4,000 from a scholarship fund set up to honor a local girl who died in an automobile crash. After a four-day search last March the body of Northshore High School graduate and University of New Orleans student Haley Howard was located when her submerged vehicle was pulled from the Irish Bayou on the edge of Lake Pontchartrain. Following her death, Howard’s friends…