Covington Police Investigate Shooting

The Covington Police Department, along with the assistance of the St Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, are actively working a shooting which occurred at approximately 9:30 PM, on Tuesday, November 5th, in the 900 block of North Florida Street. One person was injured during this shooting. The victim is considered to be in critical condition at…

Lake Rewind: November 6, 2019

Today we talked Habitat, Bootlegger’s Brewfest and Feeding the Needy. Our first guests today were from Habitat for Humanity St Tammany West. Leighanne and Elizabeth spoke about Woman Build 2019, which raised more than they had hoped for. We also talked about their ReStore and more. Hear it in the interview below. Luke and John…

Last Suspect Arrested in Slidell Dealership Theft

Slidell Police reported that the last suspect, Riley “Rilo” Richardson, in the Matt Bowers Chevy Dealership tire theft case had been arrested. In May of this year, Slidell Police issued an arrest warrant for 44-year-old Richardson, of Houston, for being a key player in stealing over $100,000 in wheels from Matt Bowers Chevrolet in Slidell.…

Hammond Man Dies in I-12 Crash

On Monday, November 4th, at approximately 7:21 PM, State Police Troop L responded to a serious injury crash involving one vehicle on I-12 approximately 3 miles west of LA 1077 in St. Tammany Parish.  The crash claimed the life of 60-year-old John B. Poche of Hammond. The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that the…

Shooting Investigated by Hammond PD

On November 4th, at around 12:05 pm, Hammond Police responded to a report of shots fired with one victim at 1203 Martin Luther King Avenue. The victim told authorities the suspects drove through the open gate of the apartments in a 4-door black sedan. A suspect in the back seat began shooting at the victim…

Drug Arrests by Ponchatoula Police

In Ponchatoula Chief Bry Layrisson reports that at 11:00pm on Monday, Street Crimes Agents initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for improper display of a license plate. The agents approached could smell a strong odor of Marijuana. They detained 3 of the passengers, but the fourth attempted to flee the scene and was quickly…