Crime Press Releases

St John Parish Sheriff's Dept.

Juveniles Arrested After Fleeing From Police

Five juveniles, all from LaPlace, were arrested after fleeing from officers during an investigatory traffic stop on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.About 3:30 a.m., officers responded to Riverlands subdivision in LaPlace in reference to a vehicle traveling in the neighborhood...

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrests of Subjects on Firearms and Drug Charges

Patrol officers arrested four male subjects, including two juveniles, all from New Orleans, and recovered five guns during a traffic stop Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in LaPlace.While on patrol in LaPlace, about 1:30 a.m., officers observed that a vehicle traveling on West...

Kirk McKenzie Booked with Second Degree Murder

Kirk Letroy McKenzie III of Reserve, 19, was arrested Monday, June 7, 2021 for killing a man at a residence in Reserve .On June 7, 2021 about 11 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Homewood Place in Reserve and found a male with a laceration to the head lying...

Terry White Jr. Arrested For First Degree Robbery

Hahnville Man Arrested First Degree Robbery Terry White Jr., 35, of Hahnville was arrested recently for first degree robbery after he stole items from a local business and told a cashier he had a gun.On March 26, 2021, personnel at Home Depot in LaPlace reported to...

SJSO Investigates Shooting on Belle Terre Boulevard in LaPlace

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Saturday May 29, around 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Belle Terre Blvd. Upon deputies’ arrival, they discovered a 19 year old male and a 21 year old male had been shot. The victims were transported to local...

Investigation Continues into Shooting at Birthday Party

Officers continue to investigate a shooting that left several juveniles injured the evening of April 17, 2021 during a 12-year-old child’s birthday party in LaPlace.At 8:37 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Golfview Drive in reference to shots fired in the...

Local Couple Face Several Drug Charges

Stephen Young of Reserve and Danita Marie Gomez of LaPlace were arrested May 10, 2021 for several drug charges after a traffic stop. A Special Operations Division K9 Unit was on proactive patrol and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Young. Young, 60, led...

Detectives Investigate Shooting in LaPlace

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday, May 7, 2021 about 1:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Yorktowne Drive in LaPlace where a man was injured. Upon arrival, officers learned a male victim had been transported by personal vehicle to a local hospital...

Detectives Investigate Shooting in Reserve

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday, May 8, 2021, about 8 p.m. in the 200 block of Homewood Place in Reserve where a woman was injured. Upon arrival, officers learned a 19-year-old female victim had been transported by personal vehicle to a...

Garyville Brothers Face Multiple Drug Charges

Brothers Keith and Jazell Williams face multiple drug charges after detectives with the Special Operations Division executed a narcotics search and seizure warrant Thursday, April 29, 2021 at their residence, 350 Historic East Street in Garyville.While searching the...