Crime Press Releases

St John Parish Sheriff's Dept.

Ashley Johnson-Washington Arrested in Shooting Death

Ashley Johnson-Washington, 21, of Reserve, was arrested Sunday, October 2, 2022 in connection to the shooting death of Andrew Turcuit Sr., 70, of Reserve. On the morning of Saturday, October 1, 2022, deputies responded to the 100 block of East 21st Street in Reserve...

Montz Man Arrested for Burglary

Christopher Frasier of Montz, Louisiana was arrested on Friday, October 1, 2022, in connection with the burglary of a Mini Storage Complex in Laplace that occurred on Thursday, September 30, 2022. Deputies responded to the business and were informed by the owner that...

LaPlace Man Arrested for Criminal Damage and Arson

Martrell LaShawn Tuco, 37, of LaPlace was arrested after throwing a rock, shattering the window of a police unit in the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office parking lot in LaPlace, then setting fire to a local business. On Thursday, September 8, 2022, about 9:30 a.m.,...

Killona Man Arrested for Financial Crimes

Davon Tyrell Dallon, 24, of Killona was re-booked Friday, September 2, 2022 in connection to financial crimes. On August 8, 2022, the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division arrested Dallon on an outstanding warrant from Jefferson Parish as well...

Juveniles Damage Emily C. Watkins Elementary

Five juveniles, along with a 21-year-old male, all from LaPlace, have been arrested after deputies began investigating a complaint of vandalism of Emily C. Watkins Elementary School in LaPlace. Arrested were Desmond Kelson Jr., 21; three male juveniles, ages 14, 15,...

LaPlace Man Arrested for Burglarizing New Business

Todd Tassin, 52, of LaPlace was arrested Wednesday, August 31, 2022 as he burglarized a LaPlace business. On August 31, 2022, about 6:15 p.m., officers responded to a new business in the 2100 West Airline Highway in LaPlace in reference to a theft. Upon arrival,...

Jessi Bryant Arrested in Connection to Thefts

Jessi Bryant, 38, of Reserve was arrested Wednesday, August 31, 2022 in connection to thefts in Reserve. In July, officers began investigating a theft of an all terrain vehicle from a residence in the 4400 block of West Airline Highway in Reserve as well as the...

School Employee Arrested For Video Voyeurism

A maintenance coordinator at Riverside Academy in Reserve has been arrested for video voyeurism. He has been identified as Blake Krueger, 35, of Reserve. Detectives began an investigation Tuesday, August 30, 2022 after two female students discovered a view...

Three LaPlace Men Arrested for Shooting at LaPlace Business

Arrests have been made in reference to the shooting that occurred August 11, 2022 at a business in the 600 block of West Airline Highway. Through the investigation and video surveillance, detectives identified Deantre Lee, Chad Murray, and Alajuwon Snyder all of...

Juveniles Arrested for Home Invasion

Three male juveniles, ages 14, 15, and 16, all from LaPlace have been arrested for Burglary of a Residence. On July 13, 2022 about 3:30 a.m., deputies responded to the 1800 block of Cartier Dr. in reference to the victim waking up to multiple subjects wearing hoodies...