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Dec17

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Deputies to take local children on Christmas shopping spree https://t.co/3G6zTiTTZn

Dec17

Deputies to take local children on Christmas shopping spree

After funding from another organization fell through, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office stepped in to see that some local children did not go without gifts this holiday season.   Sheriff's Office employees have committed to sponsoring approximately 65 children for the "Shop With a Cop" program.  The children were all referred to the Sheriff's office by the Youth Service Bureau. This Saturday, deputies will serve the children a pancake…
Dec16

Jail bookings Dec. 8-14

Last week's parish jail bookings are now available. Please click here to download a pdf.
Dec10

Public’s help sought to ID man who exposed himself at tanning salons

On Oct. 20, a man entered Baja Tans at 1102 North Highway 190 in Covington and began asking questions about spray-on tanning.  The female employees started to explain the process to the male, at which time, he asked if the spray tan would affect his "skin disorder.” The man then lifted his shirt and pulled down his pants and underwear, exposing his genitals to the female employees.  The employees described the subject…
Dec09

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3 teenagers arrested for first-degree robbery after robbing another teen of his cellphone in Slidell Monday evening. https://t.co/LZW8lWC1Fl

Dec09

Three arrested in robbery of 17 year old

Three teenagers have been arrested for first-degree robbery after robbing another teen of his cellphone in Slidell Monday evening. Bernard Brown Jr. (DOB 4/13/1995; 222 S. Queens Drive, Slidell) and Marquise Cordier (DOB 7/24/1997; 13116 St. Stephen Drive, New Orleans) have been arrested for L.R.S. 14:64.1 – first-degree robbery and L.R.S. 14:92 – contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. They were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail. A…
Dec09

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Brownswitch Road at the railroad tracks will be closed until further notice as per the railroad company

Dec08

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#jailbookings from last week have been posted at https://t.co/2NPmkyDgvP

Dec08

Jail bookings Dec 30 to Jan 7

Last week's parish jail bookings are now available. Please click here to download a pdf.
Dec05

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Recent vehicle burglaries serve as a reminder to be vigilant this holiday season https://t.co/9DjTeu1Pa3

Dec05

Recent vehicle burglaries serve as a reminder to be vigilant this holiday season

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain is reminding everyone to be proactive in protecting themselves from becoming a victim this holiday season.   “With all of the excitement of the holiday season it is easy to forget there are thieves out there waiting to prey on individuals who have let their guard down this holiday season,” Sheriff Strain said. “It is important to remain vigilant and to practice good common…
Dec05

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Sharp Road is now back open. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Dec05

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Sharp Road near Mandeville is closed in both directions as units remove a vehicle that went in the ditch near Carriage Lane.

Dec03

Missing woman located in marsh near Big Branch

Deputies with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Operations Division located a missing Madisonville woman in the marsh near Big Branch Tuesday evening.   At approximately noon on Tuesday, December 2, Margaret “Peggy” Reynier  left a residence at 24558 U.S. Highway 190 in Lacombe on foot. She was reportedly walking to a home in the Lemieux Road/ Bremermann Road area.   A call came into 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m., reporting…
Dec03

Rash of business burglaries solved by parish-wide law enforcement effort

Early Monday morning, business owners throughout St. Tammany Parish arrived at their shops and stores to find front windows broken and cash registers stolen from within.  Stores in Mandeville, Slidell and throughout unincorporated St. Tammany parish were affected.The Sheriff’s office and Mandeville and Slidell police departments quickly assembled a team of investigators to work the case.  Working together, the group identified a suspect within a few hours. Investigators were able…
Dec03

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St. Tammany Narcotics Task Force takes down drug operations https://t.co/3BqWJ9cknv

Dec03

St. Tammany Narcotics Task Force takes down east St. Tammany drug operations

During a two week block in November, the St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force, which is made up of St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives and officers from the Slidell and Mandeville Police Departments, executed seven search warrants, arresting eleven individuals and issuing summons to six more. Among those arrested were members of a family drug dealing operation on the east side of the parish. 72383 Violet Street, Covington On…
Dec02

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Washington Parish man drowns attempting to save grandson https://t.co/The803i0Gg

Dec02

Washington Parish man drowns attempting to save grandson

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an apparent drowning Saturday morning at the Indian Village boat launch in Slidell. Shortly after 6 a.m., a nearby resident called 911 after reportedly hearing calls for help.  While in route, dispatched received another call in regards to drowning victim at the boat launch. When they arrived, deputies found a male, later identified as Rodney Varnado of Bogalusa, laying on the boat slip…
Dec01

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Arrest made within 24 hours of Saturday night homicide https://t.co/irDcB6FyUQ http://t.co/QX7Hwa4luV

Dec01

Arrest made within 24 hours of Saturday night homicide

Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office have made two arrests in the weekend homicide of a Slidell man, Sheriff Jack Strain announced today. Arrested are Clayton Maricle (36386 Eric St, Slidell – DOB: 4/2/1997) and Marty Anderson (788 Pine St, Slidell – DOB: 7/19/1973). Saturday evening, the Sheriff’s office received a call from a Slidell woman who said she believed Maricle, her nephew, was involved in the stabbing…
Dec01

Jail bookings Nov. 17-30

Last week's parish jail bookings are now available. Please click here to download a pdf.
Nov30

Sheriff’s office investigating body found in Slidell area

Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office are investigating the discovery of a man’s body near Slidell early this morning. The man, believed to be in his 20’s, was found at approximately 4:00 a.m. this morning in a wooded area near Ben Thomas Rd. Detectives are working with Mississippi authorities to locate a person of interest in the investigation. The coroner’s office is expected to establish positive identification of…
Nov24

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Mississippi woman dies after she is involved in a vehicle crash Sunday evening https://t.co/zVmhCNvXCL

Nov24

Mississippi woman dies after she is involved in a vehicle crash Sunday evening

A 33-year-old Mississippi woman died Sunday evening at the Louisiana Heart Hospital after she was involved in a vehicle crash that occurred earlier that evening in Sun. At approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sonia Taylor, 33, of Foxworth, Miss., was driving a 2003 Dodge Stratus southbound on Louisiana Highway 21 near the Sun town limits. At the same time, Lenzy Williams, 58, of Bogalusa, was also headed southbound on La. 21…
Nov24

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Deputies save two lives in one day during busy weekend https://t.co/zjiYVuT5ha

Nov24

Deputies save two lives in one day during busy weekend

DFC Donald Plaisance is pictured with Sheriff Jack Strain after receiving our Life Saving Award in 2012.  During that incident (on Christmas morning, 2011) DFC Plaisance performed CPR on a man who had no vital signs and resuscitated him.     The actions of several St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies resulted in two lives being saved Saturday, including one that was just beginning.   At approximately 6:45 p.m. Saturday evening, Deputy…
Nov24

Deputies recover vehicle from Lake Pontchartrain

Divers with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office dive team Sunday afternoon recovered a vehicle which went over the railing of the Causeway and into the lake. The vehicle was traveling on the south bound span at approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning when it left the travel lane and flipped over the railing. The incident occurred near the 16 mile marker (eight miles from the northshore). Deputies with the Sheriff’s marine division…
Nov21

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Lacombe man in the STP jail after deputies encounter him on Tammany Trace with illegal firearm http://t.co/iyh2DaI1qp http://t.co/aSLtVDSHXJ

Nov21

Man arrested on Trace for weapons violation

A Lacombe area man is being held in the St. Tammany Parish jail today after deputies encountered him on the St. Tammany Trace with an illegal firearm. Phillip Pickens (31240 Lydia St, Lacombe – DOB: 3/18/1979) was booked into the jail yesterday for the following offenses: L.R.S. 14:95 – illegal carrying of a weapon L.R.S. 14:103 – disturbing the peace L.R.S. 14:38 – simple assault L.R.S. 14:63 – criminal trespass…
Nov21

Public’s help sought to identify person who used counterfeit credit card

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person who used a stolen credit card number on a counterfeit card to make a nearly $1,000 purchase at a Covington-area store. If you have any information about this crime, please call Detective Jerry Coyne at 985-276-1329.
Nov20

Jail Bookings Nov. 10-16

Last week's parish jail bookings are now available. Please click here to download a pdf.
Nov13

Deputies respond to fatal crash

At approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, deputies with the St. Tammany Sheriff’s office traffic division responded to a fatal car crash on the I-10 service road near Slidell. Responding deputies discovered a 2002 Lexus IS300 overturned beside the roadway.  The driver, identified this afternoon by the St. Tammany Coroner’s office, was found next to the vehicle, deceased.  He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected during the crash. The…
Nov13

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Residents Alerted To Third Party Tax Mailer http://t.co/q7z8nVB7Tn

Nov13

Residents Alerted To Third Party Tax Mailer

Residents are calling us concerning a mailer they’re received from a third party about property records.  (Please see photo of sample mailer).  This company, which is not associated with the Sheriff’s office, is offering to provide a copy of the owner’s property deed and “assessment profile” for $83. While the mailer does include disclaimers and the service they are offering appears legal, the mailer is designed to look like an…
Nov12

Property tax bills being prepared

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is preparing once again to mail out the annual ad valorem tax notices to all property owners of the parish.  Over 134,000 bills are expected to be mailed out for the 2014 tax year with a total of approximately $265 million and 70 different millages and parcel fees to be collected and distributed parish-wide.   By law, the Sheriff of each parish in Louisiana…
Nov12

Parish Jail Bookings

Last week's parish jail bookings are now available.  Please click here to download a pdf.
Oct10

Updated National Night Out locations

Register events with the Sheriff’s Office by 5 p.m. today! The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will join other South Louisiana law enforcement agencies in celebrating National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Numerous National Night Out parties will be hosted throughout unincorporated St. Tammany Parish on Oct. 14. Sheriff Jack Strain and his deputies will make an effort to attend as many parties as possible throughout…
Oct09

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Register #NNO events by 5 p.m. Friday to be included on #STPSO list email location of event, time and contact info to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Oct09

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Register #NNO events by 5 p.m. Friday to be included on #STPSO list email location of vent, time and contact info to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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