Crime Press Releases

St John Parish Sheriff's Dept.

Joseph Fleming Arrested in Connection to Shooting

Joseph Fleming, 25, of LaPlace was arrested January 19, 2021 in connection to a shooting that injured a LaPlace man. On December 26, 2020, officers responded to the 800 block of Airline Highway in LaPlace in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival to LaPlace Discount,...

2020 Stats Show Reduction in Crime in St. John Parish

Major crime reported in St. John the Baptist Parish in 2020 decreased by 11 percent from the previous year, annual crime statistics collected by the St. John Sheriff’s Office show. Overall, 384 crimes were reported in St. John Parish in 2020, compared to 433 in 2019....

Tory Robinson Arrested for Second Degree Battery

Tory O’Neil Robinson, 34, of LaPlace was arrested January 14, 2021 after assaulting a woman, causing her to lose an eye. In December 2020, officers began an investigation into the assault of the 37-year-old victim. Through investigation, officers learned Robinson and...

Juveniles Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit

Four male juveniles, ages 13, 15 and 16, from Mt. Airy and Reserve, were arrested Monday, January 4, 2020 after a vehicle pursuit through Belle Point subdivision, and along Airline Highway, in LaPlace.On January 4, 2021, about 4 p.m., officers with the Special...

Detectives Investigate Two Separate Shootings in LaPlace

Detectives are investigating two separate shootings that occurred December 26-27 over the weekend in LaPlace.Detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a male juvenile injured on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Madewood Road and Kenilworth Drive in...

Detectives Investigate Drive-by Shooting in Garyville

Detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a woman injured on Tuesday, December 16, 2020 in the 100 block of Buster Street in Garyville.About 11 p.m., officers responded to Buster Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located a...

Kejuan Brown Arrested for Murder

Kejuan Brown, 21, of LaPlace has been arrested for the murder of 21-year-old Nicholaus Paylor of Hester who was shot and killed October 24, 2020 in Reserve. Based on the investigation, detectives determined Brown to be the suspected shooter and obtained a judicial...

Nigel Anderson Arrested After Shooting Up Vehicle

Nigel Lorenzo Anderson, 20, of LaPlace was arrested Saturday, November 21, 2020 after shooting his girlfriend’s vehicle. On November 21, 2020, about 4:30 p.m., deputies responded to the 1900 block of Carrollwood Drive in LaPlace in reference to a shooting. Upon...

Olonzo Narcisse Arrested for Illegal Gun and Traffic Violations

Olonzo “Monk” Narcisse, 33, of LaPlace, a convicted felon, was arrested November 16, 2020 after a traffic stop.On Monday, November 16, 2020 about 6:45 p.m., officers observed a Nissan Altima traveling west on River Road near Marathon Avenue at a high rate of speed....