Overdoses in Ponchatoula

The Ponchatoula Police Department is investigating a string of overdoses in that city. The first call came in the evening of September 24th when a male who was unconscious and in need of medical attention was discovered at the Kiwanis Park. Officers arrived on the scene and the male was administered a dose of Narcan,…

Tunnel to Towers Foundation Helps Liberto Family

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced yesterday it will pay the mortgage on the family home of slain Mandeville Police Captain Vincent “Vinny” Liberto Jr. Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker said the foundation’s announcement was a huge relief to Liberto’s widow, Tracey, who said her husband took care of most of their financial…

Bail Denied for Spicer

Bail was denied for 21 YO Mark Spicer, the Covington man accused of last week’s fatal shooting of a Mandeville police officer, during a hearing in the 22nd Judicial District Court. Spicer is accused of firing at two officers after a vehicle chase Friday, killing Capt. Vincent “Vinny” Liberto Jr. and wounding Officer Ben Cato.…

More Details on Hammond Murder

Yesterday the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office identified a suspect in a shooting incident on Dillon Ln in Hammond where deputies discovered two individuals had been shot and transported to North Oaks Hospital by private vehicles. 51-year-old Cornelius Beauchamp of Klein Rd. is the alleged suspect. Beauchamp is being accused of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree…

St. Tammany United for Mandeville PD

St Tammany United for Mandeville PD is an event this Sunday being hosted by the St Margaret Mary Men’s Cooking Team. This luncheon is a fundraiser for the Mandeville Police Department, being done in conjunction with State Police Troop L, the Sheriff’s Office, Slidell PD, Covington PD, Pearl River RD and others. Florida Marine Transporters…

Shooting Death Outside Hammond

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that his office is investigating a shooting that occurred yesterday in the afternoon, leaving one man dead and another man wounded. The incident occurred on Dillon Lane near the interchange between I-55 and I-12. The investigation is on-going and Sheriff Edwards is asking anyone with information regarding this tragic…

Liberto Services and Burial

On behalf of Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker: The funeral services for Mandeville Police Captain Vincent “Vinny” Liberto Jr. have been set. Funeral services will be held at the Castine Center (63350 Pelican Drive, Mandeville, Louisiana) on Friday, September 27, 2019, at 12:00 noon, and is open to the public and news media. Visitation at…

Funds Set Up for Liberto Family

The Greater Mandeville Police Foundation has opened an account for the family of Captain Vincent Liberto “Vincent Liberto Jr. Fund” at Resource Bank. The Mandeville Family Reunion has also opened an account with Hancock Whitney Bank for the Liberto family under “Vincent Liberto Jr. Memorial Fund”. Any assistance in this incredibly tough time for the…

Hammond Resident Arrested in Shooting Death

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reported the arrest of 22- year -old Hammond resident Tyrius Young, who was taken into custody and charged with manslaughter over an incident that occurred on Rogers Road in Hammond. Shortly before midnight on Friday, Sept. 20th, while deputies were working a security detail in the Emergency Room at North…

STPSO Drug Arrest in Lacombe

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has taken a significant amount of narcotics off the streets following a traffic stop last week. At approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday, an STPSO patrol deputy conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck traveling on Fish Hatchery Road in Lacombe. During the stop, the driver, Harold Batiste (DOB…