Crime Press Releases

St John Parish Sheriff's Dept.

Two Juveniles Arrested for Residential Burglary

Two male juveniles, ages 15 and 16, from LaPlace have been arrested for a residential burglary in LaPlace last month.On January 28, 2020, about 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Fairway Drive in LaPlace in reference to a burglary of a residence. Upon...

Cardan Davis Arrested for Illegal Drug Activity and Gun Violation

Cardan Davis, 24, of LaPlace, was arrested February 27, 2020 for illegal drug activity and illegal gun possession in St. John Parish.Through investigation, detectives with the St. John Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division learned Davis was selling illegal...

Olonzo Narcisse Arrested for Illegal Gun and Traffic Violations

Olonzo “Monk” Narcisse, 33, of LaPlace, a convicted felon, was arrested February 14, 2020 by La. State Police after a traffic stop.About 2 p.m. on February 14, 2020, troopers observed a Nissan Altima traveling northbound at a high rate of speed (62 mph in a 45 mph...

Independence Man Arrested After Dragging Officer With Vehicle

Joseph Ray Hollingsworth, 44, of Independence faces several charges after dragging a police officer with his vehicle in connection to a shoplifting incident at Walmart in LaPlace. On February 15, 2020, officers working security detail were notified of a man, later...

Titus Alerts Officer to Illegal Drugs

Omar Lopez, 25, and Roxana Morales, 28, both of Houston, Texas were arrested February 10, 2020 after a traffic stop in which St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office K9, Titus, alerted officers to illegal narcotics inside a spare tire of their vehicle.On February 10, 2020,...

Juveniles Arrested For Residential Burglary

Two 15-year-old male juveniles, both from LaPlace, were arrested in connection with a residential burglary. On Wednesday February 5, 2020, about 10 a.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Governors Circle in LaPlace in reference to a simple burglary of a...

Reserve Men Arrested in Homicide/Drive-By Shooting Investigation

Carlshane Jarmar Dennis and Darrius Tramaine Williams, both of Reserve, were arrested Saturday, January 18, 2020 in connection to a drive-by shooting that left three men injured and one man dead in May in a Reserve neighborhood. On May 29, 2019, about 10:30 p.m.,...

Juvenile Arrested in Robbery Incidents

 A 17-year-old male juvenile from LaPlace has been arrested in connection to two robbery incidents in LaPlace.On January 15, 2020, about 9 p.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Van Arpel Drive in LaPlace in reference to an attempted armed robbery. Upon...

Detectives Investigate Home Invasion

Detectives are investigating a home invasion that occurred January 1, 2020 about 9:40 p.m. in the 1800 block of Southdown Road in LaPlace. Upon arrival, officers learned a subject wearing a mask entered a residence, held a woman and man at gunpoint and demanded money....