Northshore

Chris Miller
June 13, 2019 - 11:12 am
A man wanted for a homicide in St. Tammany Parish last month is in custody in Georgia, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office officials said today. U.S. Marshals officials located 30-year-old Jules Johnson in Marietta, Georgia Tuesday. The sheriff's office said after a brief foot pursuit, agents were...
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Chris Miller
June 13, 2019 - 10:14 am
The town of Abita Springs is advising its residents to boil tap water before consuming it. The city says it is due to "an issue at the well site." Samples were collected this morning for testing by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. The city estimates the boil advisory will last 48...
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Chris Miller
June 12, 2019 - 7:55 am
After 20 years as St. Tammany Parish's sheriff, Jack Strain today woke up in a cell in the St. Tammany Parish jail. Facing three counts of aggravated rape, and one each of incest, sexual battery, and indecent behavior with a juvenile, Strain is in serious legal trouble -- the rape charges carry a...
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Chris Miller
June 11, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Former St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain was arrested and booked today on charges of rape and incest. Allegations against Strain of sex crimes first surfaced late last year. The claims arose amid a federal probe of corruption in a work-release program. The sex crime claims have been overseen by...
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Chris Miller
June 10, 2019 - 4:38 pm
A 53-year-old Covington man received a six-year prison sentence after being convicted on three counts of sexual battery. District Attorney Warren Montgomery's office says Dale Boudreaux, Jr. will also have to register as a sex offender. "During the one-day trial last month, three victims testified...
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Chris Miller
June 05, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Crimestoppers is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information on a suspect in a murder that happened in St. Tammany Parish last month. Deputies are searching for Jules Johnson, who investigators say shot and killed a man at a Salmen Street business near Slidell. It happened early in the morning...
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Chris Miller
June 05, 2019 - 10:39 am
The death of a pedestrian struck by a train near Slidell last week has been ruled a suicide, St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston's office said. The body of 30-year-old Bradley Hayes of Baytown, Texas, was found on the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks around 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30...
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Chris Miller
May 31, 2019 - 12:03 pm
St. Tammany authorities says a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in the Slidell area. The coroner's office today identified the man as 30-year-old Bradley Hayes of Baytown, Texas. According to the sheriff's office, Norfolk Southern Railroad officials called them when Hayes' body was found...
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Chris Miller
May 29, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Police in Slidell have arrested a man in the theft of more than 100 wheels, stolen from cars at a car dealership late last month. "We're happy to announce that after a month-long investigation, Slidell Police detectives have made an arrest in an elaborate tire theft case from the Matt Bowers...
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Chris Miller
May 22, 2019 - 3:26 pm
A 52-year-old Northshore woman no longer has to walk six miles to her job at Walmart, thanks to the efforts of Slidell Police and a local car dealer owner. It started with a Slidell Police Department Facebook post, detailing how Officer Brad Peck encountered Anita Singleton in her Walmart uniform...
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