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…

Hammond Police Investigate Attack

The Hammond Police Department is investigating a battery that occurred at the intersection of South Cate Street and East Coleman Avenue. On November 3rd, at approximately 1:45am, the victim was walking down the street and confronted by a group of white males in a silver, regular-cab, pickup truck. One of the male subjects struck the…

Bayou Christmas in Slidell

December 19th through the 29th, the City of Slidell and the Slidell Boys & Girls Club merrily present the 6th Annual Slidell’s Bayou Christmas. The event will be taking place at Heritage Park, featuring free printed picture with Santa, Slidell Movie Nights, free carnival rides, entertainment from local schools, church choirs, and dancers with food…

OMV Locations Remain Closed

Due to continued efforts to restore network and online services, statewide OMV locations will remain closed Thursday morning, November 21st. Officials with the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles and the Office of Technology Services have worked continuously since the beginning of the incident making progress to ensure all public systems are operational and ready for…

HPD Seeking Missing Teen

As of yesterday afternoon, the Hammond Police Department was asking for information about a missing person, Jada Devaux, 19 years old of Hammond. Devaux was last seen on November 19, leaving her home between 5:00 and 6:00 am on foot and possibly heading to Baton Rouge with her dog. She was last seen wearing a…