Man wanted in St. Tammany murder found hiding in Kentwood
A man wanted in a fatal shooting in the Lacombe area last December has been caught, authorities said. Members of the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force found Marrio Haynes Jr., 25, hiding Wednesday in a home near Kentwood, in northern Tangipahoa Parish, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
St. Tammany murder suspect placed in custody by U.S. Marshals, sheriff says
LACOMBE, La. (WVUE) - A suspect law enforcement officials say was involved in a fatal shooting at a Lacombe gas station in December 2023 was arrested by U.S. Marshals Wednesday (Feb. 28) morning, according to the St. Tammany sheriff’s office. Marrio Haynes Jr., 25, was arrested at a home...
Slidell 'sovereign citizen' convicted of retaliation campaign against deputy who arrested him
A St. Tammany Parish jury has found a Slidell man guilty of a campaign of threats and court filings to retaliate against a sheriff's deputy who had arrested him in 2018. The northshore District Attorney’s Office said Ferdinand Branch Jr., 42, was convicted Monday on counts of filing a false lien against a law enforcement officer, attempted forgery and injuring public records after a one-day trial.
St. Tammany property transfers for Feb. 6-12, 2024. See a list of home and other sales.
GRANDE HILLS ESTATES, LOT 40, SQUARE 3: $160,000, Jamie Watkins Senyard to Cynthia Chester Washington. HILLCREST COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, LOT 19, SQUARE 7: donation, no value stated, Henry A. Pepper and Sandra R. Pepper to Fran Pepper Butler and Cathy E. Pepper. HILLCREST COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES, PORTION OF GROUND: $10...
Man wanted for Lacombe-area murder located, arrested near Kentwood
An Abita Springs man wanted in connection with a Lacombe-area murder is now in custody. Members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force responded to a Kentwood-area residence Wednesday (February 28) morning, after investigators with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office obtained information that wanted murder suspect Marrio Haynes, Jr., 25, was possibly staying at the home.
Slidell man found guilty of filing false lien against St. Tammany Parish sergeant after arrest
A St. Tammany Parish jury found a Slidell man guilty of filing a false lien against a sergeant, which was apparently done in retaliation after his 2018 arrest.
Local Abita Springs Man Arrested for Lacombe Murder, Girlfriend Charged as Accessory
A man from Abita Springs, linked to a Lacombe area murder, has been arrested. The U.S. Marshals Task Force, with information from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, found the suspect, Marrio Haynes Jr., in Kentwood on February 28. Haynes was arrested without incident.
Abita Springs Man Arrested in Connection with Lacombe Murder
A man from Abita Springs, linked to a murder in Lacombe, has been arrested. The U.S. Marshals Task Force, with information from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, found the suspect, Marrio Haynes Jr., in Kentwood on February 28. Haynes was arrested without incident.
Man dies in fiery crash in St. Tammany Parish
Troopers with the Louisiana State Police are investigating a crash that left a man dead in St. Tammany Parish on Monday, Feb. 26.
Man killed in fatal crash on Northshore, state police say
FOLSOM, La. — The Louisiana State Police responded to a fiery fatal crash that occurred on LA Highway 1078 near LA Hwy 1077 in St. Tammany Parish on Monday. Troop L arrived at the single-car accident shortly after 7:30 p.m. The crash claimed the life of 41-year-old Ponchatoula native...
Northshore man arrested for Lacombe-area homicide, sheriff's office says
LACOMBE, La. — A 25-year-old Abita Springs man was arrested as a suspect in a homicide investigation stemming from a fatal shooting at a Lacombe-area gas station on Dec. 26. Deputies from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, along with members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force and Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, apprehended Marrio Haynes, Jr., at a Kentwood-area home on Wednesday.
Ponchatoula man dies following single-vehicle crash in St. Tammany Parish
Folsom – Last night, shortly after 7:30 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single-vehicle crash on LA Hwy 1078 near LA Hwy 1077 in St. Tammany Parish. The crash claimed the life of 41-year-old Lance Husser of Ponchatoula. The initial investigation revealed that Husser...
Spring 2024 Recycling & Waste Drop-Off Events Announced for St. Tammany Residents
President Mike Cooper has scheduled two recycling and waste drop-off events for Spring 2024, organized by Keep St. Tammany Beautiful. The first event, 'Green Tammany Recycling Day,' is set for March 16, from 9 a.m. to noon on Koop Drive in Mandeville. Residents can dispose of items like batteries, glass, documents, and rimless tires. Cooper highlighted the events' role in safe waste disposal and environmental protection.
Sarah Elizabeth Ashley Estopinal
Sarah Elizabeth Ashely Estopinal of St. Tammany Parish, passed away on February 23, 2024 at the age of 38. Sarah leaves behind to cherish her memories, her parents Fernando J. Estopinal, IV and Elizabeth K. Estopinal, as well as her siblings; Michele M. Cantin and Zachary P. Estopinal. She is...
LSP investigating fatal car crash on Folsom
FOLSOM, La. — A Ponchatoula man was killed in a car crash on LA Hwy 1078 near LA Hwy 1077 in St. Tammany Monday night. Louisiana State Police say Lance Husser, 41, was driving westbound on LA Hwy 1078 when he traveled off the road, hitting a tree and his car caught on fire.
Habanero’s officially open in Luling
Local area Mexican restaurant chain Habanero’s, an eatery with three other locations in the St. Tammany Parish area, has officially opened its doors lat the site of the former Santos Restaurant on Highway 90 (12712 US-90) in Luling. The restaurant’s new location has been undergoing renovations that are now...
Pearl River emu apprehended after brief pursuit
PEARL RIVER, La. — No, this isn't a cartoon. St. Tammany deputies really did capture an escaped emu. In what could only be summed up as an episode of Looney Tunes, Ernie the Emu jumped out of his enclosure in Pearl River this week before leading deputies on a chase through a neighborhood.
St. Tammany deputies ‘apprehend’ escaped emu following pursuit in Pearl River
PEARL RIVER, La. (WVUE) - Description...tall, fast, and feathered. Something like that might have been heard over a police scanner in St. Tammany Parish recently where deputies say they were called out to chase an escaped emu through a Pearl River neighborhood. Emus can’t fly but they sure can hop...