***UPDATE*** In an attempt to identify a possible suspect in a complaint filed by a 16 year old girl about a suspicious man near a bus stop, an investigator with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office this morning conducted a stakeout near that location. (For more on the complaint, see the copy of yesterday’s release [...]
At approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies located a male body floating in the lake just east of the Twin Spans. The man is believed to be the same person seen jumping over the side rail of the westbound twin span over the weekend. Sheriff’s office marine division deputies were entering [...]
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UPDATE: Search continues The search for a man who reportedly jumped over the side rail of the eastbound twin span enters its second day as St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office marine deputies continue to comb the area. The man is believed to be from Mississippi. Yesterday, deputies canvassed portions of eastern Lake Pontchartrain with boats equipped [...]
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St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain today released the statistics from the 2014 property tax sale. On July 14, 2014, one hundred sixty one individuals registered as potential buyers for this year’s sale. Registration was open to anyone interested in bidding on the properties being auctioned. More than 1,000 properties were scheduled for the sale [...]
A Mississippi man has been arrested for stealing more than $4,000 from a scholarship fund set up to honor a local girl who died in an automobile crash. After a four-day search last March the body of Northshore High School graduate and University of New Orleans student Haley Howard was located when her submerged vehicle was pulled [...]
Four individuals who met on a dating Website ended up in jail Monday night after their first date did not go quite as planned. Tiffany Reine (DOB 12/26/1977; 39716 W. Sam Arnold Loop, Ponchatoula) and Melissa Almanza (DOB 7/14/1976; 14183 T. Hardy Drive, Hammond) met up with Charles Todd (DOB 4/28/1980: 112 Piney Wood Acres [...]
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Six people have now been arrested and detectives are in the process of executing the arrests on three others in connection with a drug-deal-turned-shooting in Oak Harbor near Slidell early Wednesday. The individuals involved are: John Burdine (DOB: 7/11/91 – 337 Cape Breton Dr, Slidell) Byron Davis (received gunshot wounds) (DOB: 6/13/88 – Folsom) Hailey [...]