Fatal Crash on Highrise

NOPD is investigating a traffic fatality on I-10 East Highrise last night. Initial reports show one male victim has died as a result of this accident. NOPD said at 6:37 p.m., NOPD officers responded to a call of an accident with injury on Interstate-10 East Highrise. Upon arrival, officers were notified that an adult male…

STPSO Conducting Carnival Checkpoints

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is joining other local law enforcement agencies in a coordinated effort to reduce drunk driving fatalities during the Carnival season. The state-wide Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that was used over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season is expanding this year to include Mardi Gras. Additional deputies…

Southeastern Alumni Association Seeking Board Members

The Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association is seeking energetic, action-oriented volunteers to serve on the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Executive Director of Alumni Relations Michelle Biggs said board members commit their time and expertise to strengthening ties between the university, alumni and community. Biggs said in order to be eligible to serve on the…

Hometown Hero Banner Program in Slidell

The City of Slidell, Leadership Northshore Alumni, CLECO, Southside Café, and others have created a new program to honor local veterans and active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Hometown Heroes Banner Program provides the opportunity for a citizen residing in St. Tammany Parish to purchase a banner to recognize military heroes who…

Pearl River Continues to Rise

The Flood Warning continues for the Pearl River Near Pearl River until further notice. At 6:00 PM last night the stage was 16.2 feet. Minor flooding is occurring, and Major flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 14.0 feet and the river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by Sunday evening February 23. At 18.0…

Plea in Death of Slidell Teen

U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser announced that 48 YO Carlos Cantu-Cox, and his husband, 37 YO Christopher Cantu-Cox, both of Pasadena, Texas, pleaded guilty to distributing ketamine that resulted in the death of a Slidell, Louisiana teenager. The eighteen year old’s dead body was found floating in a Texas bayou. The Cantu-Coxes were large-scale meth suppliers…

Child Kidnapped from Hospital

The Louisiana State Police on behalf of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office issued a Level II Child Endangerment Alert over the weekend. Detectives are requesting assistance in locating 12-year-old Andreana Miller. Andreana is a white female, approximately 4’7” and 135lbs. She was taken at gunpoint from 1516 Jefferson Highway at Ochsner Hospital in Jefferson Parish…

HPD Assists Arrest of Jewelry Robbers

The Hammond Police Department, assisted by the Baton Rouge Police Department, was able to disrupt what is believed to be a multi-state criminal organization that was committing armed robberies at jewelry stores. On February 13, at approximately 5:15 pm, HPD received a robbery call from Kay Jewelers, at 201 Palace Drive. Three black males wearing…

Fatality Crash in Livingston

Shortly after 1:30 am on February 16, Troopers from Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatality crash on US Hwy 190 east of LA Hwy 441 in Livingston Parish. The crash claimed the life of 16-year-old Nathan Raymond of Holden. The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as a 2002 GMC Sierra was traveling…

Flood Projections On Pearl Escalating

The Flood Warning continues for the Pearl River Near Pearl River until further notice. At 6:00 PM Thursday the stage was 16.0 feet with minor flooding occurring and major flooding in the forecast. Flood stage is 14.0 feet. The river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by Saturday February 22nd with major flooding of…