St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office

A police chase from St. Charles Parish to LaFourche Parish today had concerned residents calling us here at WWL as the pursuit went from Highway 90 onto LA 308. "When they got into the little town of Matthews, cops shot out of side streets," one woman said. "I counted 25 of them, and then I lost...
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Jim Hanzo
May 15, 2019 - 10:59 pm
A shooting spree wounded four people that began outside a St. Rose restaurant and carried over into a neighborhood nearby. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, several people were in front of the Howling Pepper on Turtle Creek Lane when shots were fired injuring three peopls. Right...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 10:47 am
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office says a man was killed early Sunday in what appears to have been a drive-by shooting on the Bonnet Carre Spillway. They found the victim dead in a shot-up, crashed car on I-10 West over the Bonnet Carre Spillway. The westbound interstate over the Spillway was...
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Chris Miller
January 29, 2019 - 3:18 pm
Crime is at levels not seen in more than two decades in St. Charles Parish, Sheriff Greg Champagne announced today, falling to its lowest levels since 1996. Champagne said there are several reasons for the drop. "First and foremost, we have a group of well trained, dedicated and motivated men and...
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Jim Hanzo
January 22, 2019 - 4:34 pm
The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office says a man attempting to rob a drug store was shot and killed by a Luling pharmacist. It happened Monday evening at the Thrift Village Drug Store on Paul Maillard Road in Luling. Cops say a masked man allegedly went into the store with a handgun, demanding...
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August 19, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Sheriff Greg Champagne announced today that St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Deputies along with volunteers from the Patriot Emergency Response Team from Crescent City Florida, located the body of a deceased male in a remote wooded area of the Bonnet Carre Spillway this afternoon. All indications are...
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July 31, 2018 - 9:12 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Sheriff's deputies in Louisiana say a former gymnastics coach faces 11 new charges of sex abuse. It's reported that the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office said Monday that 26-year-old Jonathan West faces the charges from four new victims. West faces dozens of charges in St...
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Jim Hanzo
July 11, 2018 - 8:55 pm
A St. Charles Parish deputy was injured last night during a traffic stop on a vehicle and after fleeing the suspect was caught. The incident happened around 11:40 p.m. at Hwy. 90 and Bayou Gauche Road. During the investigation it was determined that the subject was wanted out of Chicago on drug...
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June 08, 2018 - 4:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A gymnastics coach in Luling has been accused of sexually abusing at least six children. 26-year-old Jonathan West is now charged with multiple counts of sexual battery and indecent behavior in two parishes. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office charged West last week...
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Don Ames
June 07, 2018 - 5:29 pm
A Luling gymnastics coach jailed in Jefferson Parish on suspicion of sexual battery of a juvenile now faces similar charges in St. Charles Parish. In a news release Thursday, St. Charles Parish Sheriff Greg Champagne said 25-year-old Jonathan West will be booked with three counts of sexual battery...
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