Murder Suspect Arrested in Slidell

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s detectives, working together with members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, located and arrested a man wanted for second-degree murder on Friday afternoon. A warrant was issued last week for the arrest of Tony Smith following a grand jury indictment.  STPSO detectives have been working with their counterparts with…

STPSO Identifies Shooter from Last Week

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said a Slidell man is wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred Thursday evening near Slidell. Shortly after 7:45 p.m. Thursday, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Coast Boulevard in Slidell in reference to reports of gunshots being heard. A subject in what…

Election Returns: St Tammany

A record number of voters cast their ballots early in St. Tammany Parish. What would happen after the votes were counted on Election Day? Parish President Pat Brister lost to former Covington Mayor Mike Cooper, with Cooper getting at least 60% of the vote. Brister had touted her accomplishments, like highway funding and Safehaven as…