Crime Press Releases

St John Parish Sheriff's Dept.

Ryan Modica Arrested for Vehicle Burglary

Ryan Joseph Modica, 27, of LaPlace, was arrested Sunday, August 2, 2020, after being caught on a surveillance camera burglarizing a vehicle. Modica was arrested less than an hour after the incident.On August 2, 2020, about 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the 100...

Suspects Wanted in Shooting Investigation Arrested

Sheriff Mike Tregre announced two LaPlace juveniles wanted in connection to a shooting in a LaPlace neighborhood have been arrested. Brandon Fleming, 16, and Ramon Patterson Jr., 15, were arrested July 28, 2020 in Baton Rouge. The St. John Sheriff’s Office is...

Oak Point Standoff Ends Peacefully

Sheriff Mike Tregre announced a situation involving a man who stated he was armed with two guns and barricaded himself inside his Oak Point Drive home ended peacefully in the afternoon of July 27, 2020 with no injuries.Keenon Alexander, 21, of LaPlace surrendered to...

Standoff Ends Peacefully

Sheriff Mike Tregre announced a situation involving a man who fired a gun inside a LaPlace business, fled the scene, then barricaded himself inside his Ridgefield Drive home ended peacefully in the late evening of July 15, 2020 with no injuries.The man surrendered to...

Detectives Investigate Shootings in LaPlace Neighborhood

Detectives with the St. John Sheriff’s Office are investigating two shooting incidents that occurred July 11-12, 2020 in a LaPlace neighborhood.Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Brandon Fleming of LaPlace. He is a suspect in a shooting that occurred...

Arrests of July 10-12, 2020

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Detectives Investigate West Bank Shooting

Detectives with the St. John Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that left a man and two juveniles injured.On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, about 9:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of West Sixth Street and La. 18 in Wallace in reference to a subject shooting...

Geremy Lipps Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop

Geremy Lipps, 22, of Dallas, Texas was arrested after he fled from officers during a traffic stop in the early morning of July 8, 2020 in the 700 block of Belle Terre Boulevard in LaPlace.About 3:30 a.m., officers were patrolling the Belle Terre area where they...

Terrell Bellvie Captured After Fleeing From Traffic Stop

Terrell Bellvie, 27, of New Orleans is in custody after he fled on foot from a traffic stop June 28, 2020 in LaPlace.About 8 a.m., State Police observed the suspect speeding on I-10, near the Belle Terre Boulevard exit and initiated a traffic stop. Officers arrested...