Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

Don Ames
November 07, 2019 - 7:22 pm
A 16-year-old Jefferson student was arrested Thursday on charges of battery on a police officer, resisting an officer and interfering with an educational facility. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the student was arrested during a "disturbance" at Helen Cox High School in Harvey...
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Chris Miller
November 05, 2019 - 9:34 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a 34-year-old Metairie man was preying on elderly residents with a phony contracting business. Steve John faces charges of exploitation of the infirmed, residential contractor fraud, and narcotics possession. "On October 27, John knocked on the door of the...
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Chris Miller
November 05, 2019 - 3:50 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office today said a Metairie man, whose body was found in Baton Rouge after he vanished Sunday, was shot in the head after meeting with two men who said they wanted to buy his car. Authorities arrested 22-year-old Herman Raney and 20-year-old La'Shon Brown, both of...
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Chris Miller
November 02, 2019 - 2:05 pm
A Harvey man faces manslaughter charges after a bar fight Friday on the Westbank proved deadly. "Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports the arrest of Thanh Nguyen, 37, of Harvey, for manslaughter following a fight outside a Harvey bar last night," the sheriff's office said in a statement. "Nguyen was...
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Chris Miller
September 25, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A 23-year-old Metairie man faces first degree murder charges after the death of an infant. Authorities say the five-month-old had injuries consistent with "shaken baby syndrome." "On September 18, JPSO deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Aurora Avenue in Metairie after a 911...
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Chris Miller
September 09, 2019 - 5:50 pm
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 1300 block of South Wilson Street. The sheriff's office says it dispatched to the scene around 4:00 p.m. "Responding deputies found the victim, a 38-year-old Metairie man, suffering from multiple gunshot...
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Chris Miller
September 05, 2019 - 3:54 pm
A man wanted by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in a double-murder in a Marrero home has surrendered. The shootings killed a little girl, and left a young boy and an adult suffering from gunshot wounds. A spokesman for the sheriff's office says 22-year-old Malik McGinnis turned himself in...
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Chris Miller
September 05, 2019 - 9:25 am
A seven-year-old girl is dead, along with an adult man, in a shooting in a house in Marrero. Another child and adult are in the hospital with gunshot wounds. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says one suspect, 23-year-old Everette Campbell, is in custody; and they are looking for 22-year-old...
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Don Ames
August 29, 2019 - 7:52 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says one of its deputies was shot, but not injured, Thursday night in River Ridge. A bullet hit the deputy's gun belt but was not responsible for any injury. The deputy was wearing a bulletproof vest at the time of the shooting. According to a JPSO spokesman,...
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Chris Miller
August 28, 2019 - 2:27 pm
There will be a ton of first responders swarming Lakeside Mall in Metairie tonight -- but don’t be alarmed. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office and Lakeside Shopping Center are hosting an active shooter training exercise. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office says law enforcement, EMS, and fire...
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