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Jan22

STPSO deputies, officers from Covington and Mandeville graduate from Sheriff’s Office Academy

Ten deputies and eight officers graduated from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office P.O.S.T. (Police Officer Standards and Training) Academy in Pearl River at a ceremony held Thursday morning.   The graduation, which included the Session 19 Day Class and the Session N-8 Night Class, marks the first time since the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office opened its Training Center in 2009 that individuals from other agencies have attended the…
Jan21

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#STPSO deputies assisted other agencies in a vehicle pursuit that began in Tangipahoa Parish and ended near Slidell https://t.co/oy2ruUexRm

Jan21

St. Tammany deputies assist in pursuit on Interstate 12

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies assisted other agencies in a vehicle pursuit that began in Tangipahoa Parish and ended near Airport Road in Slidell Wednesday morning. Shortly after 4 a.m. Wednesday, officials in Tangipahoa Parish contacted dispatchers in St. Tammany Parish, requesting assistance in stopping the female driver of a stolen vehicle that was headed eastbound on Interstate 12 at a high rate of speed. Deputies with Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s…
Jan20

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#STPSO looking for a Slidell man responsible for carjacking that occurred in the parking lot of a Slidell hotel https://t.co/LxuD9URCF1

Jan20

Slidell man wanted for carjacking and aggravated battery

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a Slidell-area man who is responsible for a carjacking that occurred Monday morning in the parking lot of a Slidell Hotel. At approximately 6:15 a.m. Monday, Jonathan Lane Roberts (DOB 05/02/84; 3220 Duncan Street, Slidell) approached a man at a gas station on Old Spanish Trail and asked him for a ride to the “next exit.”  The victim gave Roberts a ride…
Jan20

Jail bookings Jan. 12-18

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Jan16

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St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain releases the 2014 crime stats. https://t.co/A8N8vOewUW

Jan16

St. Tammany crime rate remains among the lowest in the state

Today, Sheriff Jack Strain released the crime stats for the unincorporated areas of St. Tammany Parish.  The numbers show that our parish remains one of the safest places in Louisiana to live, work and raise a family. Overall, crime in the parish is down 16% from last year.  It was the second year in a row that saw a double-digit drop in the parish crime rate. Non-violent crime dropped 23%…
Jan15

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Sheriff's office crime lab employees obtain rare IAI certifications https://t.co/c2Fe80PIyg http://t.co/v63KzFfzYS

Jan15

Sheriff’s office crime lab employees obtain rare IAI certifications

Four St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Crime Lab employees are now certified through the International Association for Identification, an exceptional accomplishment in the field of law enforcement. Captain Dawn Powell and Deputy Nori Williams are now Certified Crime Scene Investigators.  To obtain this certification, they had to undergo extensive testing in addition to demonstrate one year in crime scene related activities and a minimum of 48 hours of board-approved instruction…
Jan14

“Big House” dog adoption program announces new veterans initiative

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office is expanding its Big House dog adoption program to include dogs trained to assist with veterans of our armed services. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office has partnered with Doggone Express, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Mt. Hermon, LA. Doggone Express helps Louisiana prisons and jails establish training programs called "From the Big House to Your House." Until now, the program at the…
Jan12

St. Tammany man indicted for aggravated rape located in Terrebonne Parish

On Thursday January 8, 2015, investigators with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Street Crimes Unit received information that a grand jury had indicted Keith LaFrance (DOB 7/8/1981;19471 Slemmer Road, Covington), for the crime of aggravated rape, and that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. LaFrance allegedly battered his girlfriend and proceeded to rape her in their Covington-area home in September of last year. Street Crimes Investigators proceeded to…
Jan12

Jail bookings Jan. 5-11

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Jan12

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Unrestrained 24 year old killed in single vehicle crash https://t.co/Ojcr9LCX30

Jan12

Unrestrained 24 year old killed in single vehicle crash

  Last night, at approximately 8:30, the Sheriff's Office received a call reporting an overturned vehicle on Archie Singletary Rd. near Ridgewood Dr. in the Pearl River area. The caller also reported that a white male had been ejected from the vehicle. Sheriff's office traffic deputies, including one of our crash reconstructionists, responded to the scene.  The Sheriff's office Crime Lab was also called to the scene for processing. The…
Jan12

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Suspect confesses to crimes after seeing Facebook Post https://t.co/juXUNWaDbb

Jan12

Suspect confesses to crimes after seeing his photo on STPSO Facebook page

After seeing his picture posted on the St.Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Facebook page as one of the individuals wanted for multiple vehicle burglaries in the Slidell area, a Slidell area man turned himself in to authorities Friday afternoon. Detectives are now looking for the other two men who were involved in the crimes. Beginning on January 3, 2015, multiple vehicle burglaries were reported in the Mariner's Cove, Master's Point, River…
Jan08

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#STPSO POST Academy Class 19 participates in night fire training. https://t.co/qFNOMjlJnW

Jan07

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#STPSO employees fulfill the Christmas wishes of the children served by DCFS in St. Tammany Parish. https://t.co/kRXeWFuj3d

Jan07

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#STPSO Honor Guard presents the colors @PelicansNBA game Jan5 Here's a behind-the-scenes look https://t.co/I2kYbHgMCe

Jan06

Jail bookings Dec. 22, 2014 to Jan. 4, 2015

The parish jail bookings from the past two weeks are now available. Please click here and here to download the pdf files.
Jan05

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The first in a series of new recruiting videos produced by the #STPSO. Please share it with your friends and family. https://t.co/ciWe9zc0MG

Dec31

Detectives seek help locating man wanted for armed robbery

Thank you to everyone who called in tips and/or helped spread the word. Tyran Andrews has been located and is now in custody.         St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's detectives are looking for Tyran Andrews, a 17-year-old black male (DOB 02-05-1997).  Andrews is wanted in an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 outside a home in the Kingspoint area of Slidell. On Dec. 17,…
Dec31

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Public's help sought to ID individuals who stole lottery tickets https://t.co/JvHlwlUtFV

Dec31

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Arrests made in fireworks theft https://t.co/6H9vDZVY6w

Dec31

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…
Dec30

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#STPSO to participate in Holiday Ride program https://t.co/BQAKo5A2Gu

Dec30

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#STPSO detectives are trying to track down approximately 19 cases of VERY DANGEROUS, commercial grade fireworks. https://t.co/uAviH1AuhU

Dec30

Sheriff’s office issues warning about dangers of missing fireworks

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives are trying to track down approximately 19 cases of VERY DANGEROUS, commercial grade fireworks. Sometime between December 23 and December 29, the explosives were taken from the rear of a locked box truck, which was parked within gated property at 36905 Browns Village Road. The explosives were intended to be used New Year’s Eve night for a show in Bossier City.  A representative with the…
Dec30

Sheriff’s Office to participate in Holiday Ride program

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office will be joining other regional law enforcement agencies to help ensure holiday revelers make it home safely this New Year’s Eve. Residents who are too intoxicated to drive, have no designated driver, and cannot arrange for a cab to bring them home, are encouraged to call 911. The Sheriff’s office will either arrange for a safe ride home for the caller or, as a…
Dec29

One arrested, warrants issued for two more after shooting near Slidell

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested one individual and issued warrants for the arrests of two more in a shooting that occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Dec. 20 near Slidell. Willie Cooper (DOB 2/20/1982; 516 Beechwood Drive, Slidell) and Cedric Cooper (DOB 2/13/1995; same address) went to the Browns Village Road area with the intention of robbing Gary Lee (DOB 8/26/1991; 39 Sammy Holt Road, Slidell), during a…
Dec26

Arrests made in attempted armed robbery that occurred in Wal-mart parking lot

While most St. Tammany Parish residents were finishing up their holiday shopping and prepping their Christmas ham, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested two individuals wanted in an attempted armed robbery that occurred two days before in the parking lot of the Covington Wal-mart. Shawn Miller (DOB 9-23-1997; 28 Park Place, No. 1611, Covington) was arrested for 14:64:3 attempted armed robbery with a firearm; and 14:92 contributing to the delinquency…
Dec23

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#scamcall residents being told they missed jury duty & warrant will be issued if they didn't pay fine #STPSO IS NOT making these calls!

Dec23

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#STPSO deputies responded Monday evening to a report of an attempted armed robbery in Covington Wal-mart parking lot https://t.co/rBl6BgPET8

Dec23

Attempted armed robbery in Wal-mart parking lot

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded Monday evening to a report of an attempted armed robbery in the Wal-mart parking lot near Covington. Two individuals told deputies they were sitting in their vehicle when two or three black men approached the vehicle and attempted to rob them. One of the men was armed with what appeared to be a Glock handgun. When one of the victims yelled for help, drawing…
Dec23

Jail bookings for Dec. 15-21

Last week's parish jail bookings are now available. Please click here to download a pdf.
Dec22

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#STPSO held its first #ShopWithaCop event Saturday. For information, photos & a link to a video from the event, see http://t.co/4O356RtE6q

Dec22

Shop With a Cop event a huge success

For a video of the event, see https://vimeo.com/115186435 And for more photos, see https://www.flickr.com/photos/72504812@N08/sets/72157647559059803/​ The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office held its first “Shop With a Cop” event in Slidell Saturday.  The smiles, laughter and joyful tears seen throughout the day were a very good indication that it certainly won’t be the last. The event was a tremendous success, and plans are already underway to make it an annual tradition. After participation…
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…
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