Crime Press Releases

St John Parish Sheriff's Dept.

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...

Officers Investigate Shooting in Reserve

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday, April 26, 2021 about 2 p.m. in the 200 block of East 13th Street in Reserve where a man was injured. Upon arrival, officers found the 25-year-old victim with several gunshot wounds to the body lying on the...

Lutcher Man Arrested for Terrorizing

Layman Jamal Bright, 28, of Lutcher was arrested April 19, 2021 for making bomb threats on two local schools and two local businesses.Last December, officers responded to reports of bomb threats made on social media directed at South Central Louisiana Technical...

Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

SJSO works with U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District office in prosecution of LaPlace bank robber. Click link to read story. https://bit.ly/3gwCQ38