Fatal Crash Near Slidell

On Tuesday, Troopers from State Police Troop L responded to an injury crash involving several vehicles on US 190 West near LA 433 (Thompson Rd.).  The crash claimed the life of 67-year-old Linda C. Adams of Lacombe. The crash occurred as a Ford Fusion, driven by 38-year-old Justin Martindale of Slidell, was traveling eastbound on…

Ponchatoula Police Arrest Pair on Home Invasion Charges

Chief Bry Layrisson announces the arrest of Charlotte Bossier and Harold Oliphant Jr. after receiving a call of an assault. Officers learned that Bossier and Oliphant arrived at the victim’s home looking for someone who apparently did not pay his bar tab at Charlotte’s Web. Oliphant physically attacked the victim after forcing their way into…

Hammond Police Arrest Burglary Suspect

Since February 13, there have been five reported burglaries of church offices. After the first one, the Hammond Police Department started an investigation and began tying them together as more similar burglaries occurred. On February 17, a photo of the suspect was obtained from video surveillance. A break in the case was made on February…

Covington Police Arrest Caregiver

Last week, the Covington Police Department received a complaint of possible child abuse by a day care worker of the Kiddie Kollege Day Care Center, located at 521 West 28th Avenue. After investigation, officers obtained an arrest warrant for employee Regena Thompson for Cruelty to juveniles (Felony). On Saturday, February 15, Regena Thompson turned herself…

Mizell Addressing Rural Internet Access

District 12 State Senator Beth Mizell, who is Chair of the Task Force on Access to Broadband High-Speed Internet Service, issued a statement relative to rural broadband access saying most of the residents of Louisiana, outside of our major cities, do not have adequate access to the internet. She said she lives in Stony Point,…

Mandeville Police Investigating Vehicle Burglaries

Mandeville Police Detectives are on the tail of an individual who is suspected of cashing checks at a Hancock/Whitney in Harahan after investigating a rash of early morning vehicle burglaries outside two local gyms in the 3500 Block of U.S. Hwy 190. Seven vehicles had their windows smashed and thieves made off with purses and…

DA Will Not Charge Browning

There will be no criminal charges brought against a Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office employee who shot and killed an individual who came to his home while off duty and threatened him, according to Twenty First Judicial DA Scott Perrilloux. After reviewing the findings of the investigation done by the Louisiana State Police, Perrilloux said Caleb…

Home Invasion Suspect in Washington Parish

Last week, Washington Parish Patrol Deputy John O’Hern responded to a report of a home invasion in a rural area south of Bogalusa. Upon arriving at the scene, Deputy O’Hern learned that the female occupant of the home was startled by someone kicking in the front door. Seeing the homeowner, the male subject fled out…

Local Students Winners at Region 8 Science Fair

Ananya Kaushal of Fontainebleau High School was the overall winner of the 2020 Region 8 Science Fair at Southeastern Louisiana University. Her winning project on Juul cigarettes received first place honors in the senior division biomedical and health sciences category. Brian Cazalot, a Northlake Christian student, was the overall winner of the junior division. His…