Updated “National Night Out” locations

October 10th, 2014

Register events with the Sheriff’s Office by 5 p.m. today The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will join other South Louisiana law enforcement agencies in celebrating National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Numerous National Night Out parties will be hosted throughout unincorporated St. Tammany Parish on Oct. 14. Sheriff Jack Strain [...]

National Night Out to be Held Oct. 14

October 9th, 2014

Register events with the Sheriff’s Office by 5 p.m. Friday, October 10 The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will join other South Louisiana law enforcement agencies in celebrating National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Numerous National Night Out parties will be hosted throughout unincorporated St. Tammany Parish on Oct. 14. Sheriff [...]

Harassment complaint leads to arson arrest – of the complainant

October 9th, 2014

An investigation into a complaint of telephone harassment has led to the arrest of both the suspect and one of the complainants.  The information on the two arrestees is as follows:  Melvin Lacrouts (DOB 9/28/1986; 2750 Soult Street, Mandeville) – harassment suspect Brent Golden (DOB 5/6/1988; 774 Monterey Drive, Mandeville) – complainant On Sept. 27, [...]

Horse farm owner arrested for raping mentally challenged women

October 9th, 2014

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office detectives have arrested a Covington-area man for raping a mentally challenged woman at a local horse farm, and they are now looking for other possible victims. Vincent Datrio (DOB 6/13/1964; 77606 Hwy 21, Covington) is the owner of Parkview Farms, a horse farm on Hwy 21 near Covington, which allows [...]

Sheriff’s deputy captures man wanted by Slidell Police

October 7th, 2014

Following a vehicle pursuit Monday evening, a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy arrested a man wanted by Slidell Police for robbing the same gas station twice in three days. On Thursday, October 2, Slidell Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K gas station on Front Street in Slidell. On [...]

Jail bookings Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

October 7th, 2014

Click here for bookings sept29-oct5 (If you’re on the main page, click “Read More” first).

Lacombe man arrested for burglaries, investigators looking for other victims

October 1st, 2014

  Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office have arrested a Lacombe area handyman for the burglary of two residences where he had previously performed work. Louis Angel Castro (26184 E. Chestnut, Lacombe – DOB: 3/20/1975) was arrested yesterday and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail for two counts of L.R.S. 14:62.2 – [...]

Jail bookings Sept. 22-28

September 29th, 2014

Click here for bookings sept 22-28 (If you’re on the main page, click “Read More” first).

Scam caller claims to be with Sheriff’s office

September 25th, 2014

Sheriff Jack Strain is warning residents of yet another scam that appears to have made its way to St. Tammany Parish. Over the weekend, a Slidell woman was contacted by a man claiming to be a St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s office lieutenant.  The man requested she go to a CVS store and buy a “MoneyPak” [...]

National Night Out to be Held Oct. 14

September 24th, 2014

Neighborhoods encouraged to register events with the Sheriff’s Office The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office will join other South Louisiana law enforcement agencies in celebrating National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. National Night Out is designed to strengthen neighborhood communication, form relationships between law enforcement officers and members of the public [...]