Joe Lopinto

Chris Miller
October 15, 2019 - 8:34 am
Local communities tonight will be taking part in the "night out against crime." It comes as crime has hit some historic lows. In Jefferson Parish, crime levels are at some of the lowest ever recorded. "Last year we had under 11,000: 10,900, being the lowest year that we've had to date in 2018. So...
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Newell Normand
August 09, 2019 - 5:29 pm
At long last, the qualifying period for Louisiana's 2019 elections is over, the ballots are set and the temperature is rising. To get all the details on races major and minor, Newell invited Clancy Dubos, Political Editor and Columnist of Gambit Weekly and WWL-TV Political Analyst to join the...
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Don Ames
August 08, 2019 - 6:48 pm
Accusations are already being made after a last-minute entry into the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's race. John Fortunato, a former JPSO spokesman, qualified to run for sheriff Thursday, setting up a rematch of the March 2018 special election between him and current sheriff, Joe Lopinto. According to...
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Jim Hanzo
July 18, 2019 - 6:37 am
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says a driver of a vehicle died after he, for some unknown reason, lost control of his 2005 Honda Odyssey and ended up in the canal running along West Esplanade Avenue. The single vehicle accident happened in the 4100 block of West Esplanade. The vehicle was...
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Chris Miller
July 12, 2019 - 8:45 pm
Like New Orleans, Jefferson Parish leaders are asking residents to stay inside unless absolutely necessary, and stick to that for a little while even after the storm passes. "Traffic is actually very light," said Sheriff Joe Lopinto. "Most people are off the roadways. We want to keep it that way."...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2019 - 1:41 pm
One man was killed and two were hurt when bullets began flying after what by all accounts was a friendly basketball game in Jefferson Parish. One of the injured men is Grambling football player Darrell "DJ" Clark, Sheriff Joe Lopinto said. The New Orleans Advocate reports the Jefferson Parish...
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Chris Miller
June 18, 2019 - 8:57 pm
A man has been arrested in two incidents in Metairie in which three people were killed in less than a day. Separate shootings on West Metairie Road had investigators tracking down clues since late last night. "Our detectives haven't been sleeping," Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said. Lopinto...
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Jim Hanzo
March 07, 2019 - 9:55 am
The man taken into custody on a triple homicide that happened in Terrytown, has now been booked on murder charges according to jail records from Jefferson Parish. Jail records also show the man booked with the murder of 2 children and 1 adult is 33-year-old Terrance Leonard. He was booked on three...
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Jim Hanzo
March 06, 2019 - 6:27 pm
JPSO Sheriff Joe Lopinto announced this everning that one person is in custody in the deaths of 2 children and an adult who were found dead in Terrytown. 2 others were injured and in a local hospital, both children. "We do have a person in custody," Lopinto said. "This person has confessed to the...
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Don Ames
February 14, 2019 - 11:35 am
An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of his 9-year-old cousin in Marrero. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto said Kamone Thomas was booked on negligent homicide, obstruction of justice and possession of marijuana. "The 9-year-old was playing with the gun,...
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