STPSO Makes Arrests in Tammany Hills Robbery

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office has arrested three individuals and are looking to identify and arrest more following an incident that occurred late last week in the Tammany Hills area near Covington. Shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to the area of Sixth Street and Henry Clay Avenue near Covington in reference to an…

Limited OMV Openings Today

After a weekend of significant progress in the network restoration following a cyber-attack, OMV officials anticipate opening eight main regional offices as of today. In addition, all Public Tag Agents will be open and available to assist with vehicle registrations only. While many systems are back online, technicians will be at each location to troubleshoot…

Hammond Police Arrest Shooter

Last week Hammond Police officers responded to an incident of shots fired at the corner of North Morrison Boulevard and Blackburn Extension that began inside the His Fashion store at 1001 North Morrison Boulevard. HPD detectives learned that a male went into the business brandishing two pistols and began to shoot. Initially, detectives believed that…

Arrests Made in Slidell Shooting

Two arrests have been made in relation to the shooting at a local Slidell McDonalds last week. Slidell Police arrested 19-year-old, Joshua Dixon, for Attempted Second Degree Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. 17-year-old, Aaliyah Richardson, was also arrested and charged with Attempted Second-Degree Murder. Last Wednesday, Slidell Police were called to a…

Shooting Suspect Surrenders to STPSO

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that 19 YO James Salvant surrendered himself at the Parish Jail Wednesday night and was booked on one count of Illegal Use of a Firearm and four counts of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm. The shooting occurred last week when the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office responded to the…

Thanksgiving Closure for Parish Government

Non-Emergency offices of St. Tammany Parish Government will close Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29. The Department of Animal Services will close Saturday, November 30, as well. The St. Tammany Fishing Pier, located at 54001 E. Howze Beach Road, will close on Thanksgiving Day— Thursday, November 28. The Pier will close Sunday, December 1,…

Ponchatoula Police Warn of Scam

Ponchatoula Police say they recently received information involving a scam where a man approaches homeowners and offers to pave their driveway with “leftover” asphalt for a discounted price. He then charges a substantially higher amount once the job has been completed. This man goes by the name of Johnny Young and his current business name…

State OMV Closed Until Monday

Governor John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that the cyberattack on state computer servers will keep the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicle locations closed throughout the state for the rest of the week, with an anticipated reopening on Monday. The ransomware attack hit at the beginning of the week and impacted 132 servers in state government.…

Slidell Shooting Leaves One Injured

Last night shortly after 6:40 p.m., Slidell Police were called to a report of multiple gun shots at the McDonald’s on Pontchartrain Drive. As of last night police were aware of one person who was struck by a bullet. The person’s injuries were described as not life threatening. Slidell Police investigators were processing the crime…