JPSO

Chris Miller
July 18, 2019 - 4:38 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office released new details today about the deadly shooting that happened when deputies were attempting to make an arrest in Metairie Wednesday night. Around 6:30 p.m., the deputies were at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Cleary Ave. to make an arrest in a...
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Jim Hanzo
July 18, 2019 - 8:26 am
According to JPSO, elderly couple was found dead inside a Metairie home this morning after a SWAT team was called to the home. According to Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto, a man and his wife were found dead inside a home in the 6900 block of Asher Street. Asher Street had been blocked off...
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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 17, 2019 - 8:29 pm
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto says deputies tonight shot and killed a suspected murderer. According to the sheriff, deputies were attempting to arrest the man at an apartment in the 2200-block of Cleary Ave. when the suspect pulled a gun. “Our officers have to defend themselves and they have...
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Chris Miller
July 16, 2019 - 5:25 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office says it has arrested a volunteer coach with Lakeshore Playground on multiple counts of sexual behavior with juveniles. Authorities say one of the incidents involving 49-year-old William Carter Mehrhoff dates back to the 1990s. "Mehrhoff, who goes by 'Coach...
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Jim Hanzo
July 12, 2019 - 9:14 am
Sheriff Joe Lopinto is warning residents not to drive on flooded streets this weekend. The Sheriff suggests waiting it out before you possibly push water into neighborhood homes and businesses. "We have to use common sense, pull over on the side of the road, find a place to go inside for an hour,...
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Jefferson Parish authorities say a man died after trying to cross the street on his bicycle on the Westbank. "Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that at approximately 1:28 am this morning, an unidentified white male was fatally hit by a vehicle in the 900 block of Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey," Public...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
July 01, 2019 - 10:06 pm
Officials say the man arrested after a chase through Metairie and Kenner was wanted for holding up customers leaving banks. "Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of 19-year-old Jumichael Navarre of New Orleans," Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Glen Boyd said in a...
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Thomas Perumean
June 30, 2019 - 5:36 pm
The pursuit of a robbery suspect through Metairie ended in a spectacular crash in Kenner Sunday Afternoon. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Glen Boyd says the driver was a suspect in a robbery earlier this weekend. Boyd says there were no serious injuries and no shots...
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Jim Hanzo
June 24, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Authorities have made an arrest in shooting that injured an 18-year-old woman and a two-month old baby. JPSO deputies responded to a shooting incident in the 300 block of Glen Della Drive in Avondale around 5:30 yesterday. They discovered the female was shot in the shoulder, and a two-month-old...
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