I take great pride in being entrusted with the honor and responsibility that comes with leading the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.

Randy Smith

Sheriff
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Nov28

Jail bookings Nov. 21-27

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov22

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 Marko has received body armor

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office K9 Marko has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Marko’s vest is sponsored by Noel Schultz and Norma Henry of Covington, LA and embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Lonnie R. Henry, New Orleans PD”. Mrs. Henry's husband, Lonnie, retired after 33 years with NOPD and the vest was…
Nov21

Jail bookings Nov. 14-20

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov17

STPSO Awarded Highway Safety Grant

As an ongoing commitment to keeping our roadways safe in St. Tammany Parish, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has been awarded $181,642 by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission in order to conduct extra seat belt enforcement, DWI patrols, and underage alcohol enforcement. The funds for the grant will go into effect for the 2017 fiscal year. Sheriff Randy Smith says, “Our goal is to raise awareness and to reduce…
Nov15

Jail bookings Nov. 7-13

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov14

Slidell Man Claims God Told Him to Steal GPS from Ambulance

A Slidell area man told deputies he was “Following God’s message” when he took a GPS out of an ambulance.  Deputies were called to a Lacombe nursing home over the weekend in reference to a man trespassing at the facility. They located Jason Milto walking nearby and stopped him for questioning. Milto admitted to walking around the nursing home facility and said he was doing so because he was “Following…
Nov07

Jail bookings Oct. 31-Nov. 6

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Nov04

Trio Arrested in Mini-Storage Burglaries - Investigation Continues

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a trio of men responsible for a rash of mini-storage burglaries which occurred earlier this year. Between the months of August and September 2016, multiple self-storage units were burglarized in east St. Tammany Parish. This included units at Eden Isles Mini Storage (4532 Pontchartrain Drive, Slidell), Liberty Storage (2247 E Gause Boulevard, Slidell), Bayou Mini Storage (28503 Highway 190, Lacombe), A Storage…
Nov04

Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree raises money, food for Food Bank and Samaritan Center

The Jack O' Lantern Jamboree held Monday, October 31, at the Justice Center and the Sheriff's Office facility in Slidell, was an amazing success, providing both food and monetary support for the Covington Food Bank and the Samaritan Center. The exact total collected has not been totaled, but the amount will be in excess of $1,300!!!! The money will be split between both entities, which work to serve the needy of…
Oct31

Jail bookings Oct. 24-30

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Oct31

Off-duty Deputy Catches Fleeing Suspect - Helped by Citizens - Suspect Reached for Toy Rifle

An off-duty deputy ended up in a foot pursuit after making a traffic stop on a vehicle that was being driven erratically. The deputy had just ended his shift and was headed home when he observed a gold-colored Honda Accord in front of him swerving on the roadway. The vehicle was speeding up to 65 miles per hour and then slowing down repeatedly while continuing to cross the centerline on…
Oct31

Elderly Woman Brings Gun to Law Office - Tries to Kill Her Attorney

A 75-year-old woman, upset over how her bankruptcy case was handled, brought a shotgun to a Covington law office and threatened to kill her attorney. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called to the law office on Highway 21 in Covington Thursday afternoon (October 27th) in response to a woman with a firearm. Responding deputies found 75-year-old Patricia Currie in the lobby of the office. The attorney told deputies he…
Oct25

Slidell Man Lead Deputies on Pursuit in Stolen Camaro

A Slidell man is behind bars after he took a St. Tammany Parish deputy on a pursuit in a stolen Camaro. The deputy was patrolling in the area of Thompson Road near Slidell when he observed a green Chevrolet Camaro with black racing stripes travelling at a high rate of speed. A vehicle matching that description was wanted in connection with an armed robbery out of Jefferson Parish. The driver…
Oct25

Alabama Men Arrested for Stealing Tires from Slidell Business

Two Alabama men were arrested this weekend on drug and burglary charges after they stole tires from a Slidell-area business. Deputies were dispatched to National Tire and Battery Services on Gause Boulevard Sunday morning after someone observed a box truck pull behind the closed business and then drive off with tires loaded in the back. The box truck was located near Interstate 10 and traffic stop was conducted. The driver,…
Oct25

Traffic Stop Leads to Disturbing Discovery

Last week, a traffic stop led deputies to make a disturbing discovery that was very alarming to law enforcement authorities. A narcotics investigation led members of the St. Tammany Parish Narcotics Task Force to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle at Highway 190 and Judge Tanner Boulevard in Covington, Louisiana. Detectives discovered heroin, methamphetamine, a large amount of cash, and drug paraphernalia. In addition to the narcotics, detectives located…
Oct24

Jail bookings Oct. 17-23

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Oct17

Jail bookings Oct. 10-16

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Oct12

Four Arrests Made in St. Tammany Motel Homicide Case

Four arrests have been made as the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the homicide of 32-year-old Brandon Washington. On Tuesday, October 4th, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 after someone heard gunshots at the Green Springs Motel (72533 Highway 21, Covington, Louisiana). When deputies arrived, they found Washington shot to death inside a motel room. The investigation revealed that 27-year-old, Terry Hookfin, 18-year-old, Tyreek…
Oct12

Jail bookings Oct. 3-9

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Oct07

Madisonville Man Rams Vehicle into Home – Flees from Deputies

A Madisonville man is facing numerous charges after he kicked the door in at his ex-wife’s house and rammed his vehicle into the home before taking St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies on an early morning pursuit. Forty-year-old Randall Cartier of Madisonville, Louisiana, was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges: - Home Invasion - Aggravated Criminal Damage - Simple Criminal Damage to Property - Flight from…
Oct05

Arrest Made in Motel Homicide Case – Investigation Continues

One arrest has been made and more could follow as the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the homicide of 32-year-old Brandon Washington. Early yesterday morning around 3:45 a.m. (Tuesday, October 4), the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 in after someone heard gunshots at the Green Springs Motel (72533 Highway 21, Covington, Louisiana). When deputies arrived, they found Washington shot to death inside a motel…
Oct03

Jail bookings Sept. 26-Oct. 2

The parish jail bookings from last week are now available. Please click here to download the pdf file.
Oct03

STPSO Narcotics Task Force Taking High Level Dealers off Streets

Over the last several months, the St. Tammany Narcotics Task Force has been focusing on high-level narcotics dealers in St. Tammany Parish. Since the month of August, four dealers have been taken off the streets of St. Tammany thanks to a joint effort of multiple different law enforcement agencies. St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith says, “My focus is to get the dealers who are poisoning people in our community.”…
Sep27

New Details Released About Unidentified Homicide Victim

After nearly two months, St. Tammany detectives are still looking for information to help identify a homicide victim. Thanks to advanced DNA testing, authorities are hoping new details about the case, as well as a sketch of the victim, will encourage someone to come forward with information. Around 7:00 a.m. on Friday, July 29, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified by a passerby of a badly decomposed body,…
Sep26

Jail bookings Sept. 19-25

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Sep19

Jail bookings Sept. 12-18

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Sep13

Register Your Neighborhood for National Night Out Against Crime

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office will be participating in National Night Out Against Crime.  If your neighborhood wishes to participate this year, and wants a deputy to attend, please submit a request by visiting www.stpso.com, then click on "Community Programs". All requests must be submitted by Friday, October 7th. National Night Out is a nation-wide crime prevention event. Traditionally, the event is held during the…
Sep12

Jail bookings Sept. 5-11

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Sep08

Register for Lady Beware Class

  Because of the overwhelming response, the Lady Beware class scheduled for Sept/Oct 2016 is filled to capacity. Another course will be held in January 2017. Please check back here and watch on the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Facebook page for when registration opens for that class. Thank you!        The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has several spots left in its next Lady Beware course.  …
Sep06

Jail bookings Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

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Sep06

3-year-old Drowns Over Labor Day Weekend

It was a tragic Labor Day weekend for a family in Bush, Louisiana. Around 10:00 a.m. yesterday morning (Sunday, September 4th), the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the 82000 block of Highway 21, after family members discovered their 3-year-old daughter unresponsive in their swimming pool. The mother of the toddler told authorities the 3-year-old was in the living room watching television and playing. The mother walked away for…
Aug29

Jail bookings Aug. 22-28

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Aug22

Jail bookings Aug. 15-21

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Aug15

Jail bookings Aug. 8-14

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Aug09

Jail bookings Aug. 1-7

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Aug02

Jail bookings July 25-31

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Jul25

Jail bookings July 18-24

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Jul18

Jail Bookings July 4-17

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Jul06

Dispute at Car Dealership Leads Deputies on High Speed Chase

= Early this morning, a Florida woman led St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (STPSO) deputies on a high-speed chase from Covington to Slidell over a dispute at a car dealership. Shortly after 9:00 a.m., the STPSO received a 911 call from the Kia Dealership (200 Holiday Boulevard, Covington, LA) in reference to a woman acting “erratic” inside of the business. The woman, identified as 21-year-old Mila Ellis, from Hialeah, Florida,…
Jul05

Jail bookings June 27 to July 3

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