Looters Arrested in Reserve and LaPlace

Looters Arrested in Reserve and LaPlace

Nine people have been arrested as of September 5, 2021 for looting in separate incidents in LaPlace and Reserve. They are Gregory Melancon Jr., 32, of Reserve, Joekur Jones, 24, of LaPlace, and Zeciea Dorman, 21, of Richmond, Va.; Austin Delouise, 32, of Baton Rouge...
Mark Kimble Jr. Arrested for False Personation of an Officer

Mark Kimble Jr. Arrested for False Personation of an Officer

Mark Anthony Kimble Jr., 20, of LaPlace was arrested Sunday, August 15, 2021 after he activated a red and blue dash-mount lighting system on the console of his personal vehicle, attempting to yield traffic on Interstate 10 in St. John Parish, falsely personifying a...

Detectives Investigate LaPlace Shooting

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, around 1 p.m., in the 2700 block of Cambridge Drive in LaPlace. Upon arrival, deputies learned two 18-year-old males had been shot and taken by personal vehicle to a local hospital. They...
Illegal Firearms Seized and Arrests Made

Illegal Firearms Seized and Arrests Made

An initiative aimed at stemming an uptick in gun violence in St. John the Baptist Parish has resulted in almost two dozen firearms taken off the streets as well as several arrests, Sheriff Mike Tregre announced today. Following recent shootings in the parish, the SWAT...

Edgard Shooting Under Investigation

Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday, July 14, 2021, about 2 a.m., in the 100 block of Central Avenue in Edgard.Upon arrival, deputies learned a 20-year-old female was injured by broken glass from a window that had been shattered by gunfire....
Da’Juan Waxter Arrested in Shooting

Da’Juan Waxter Arrested in Shooting

Da’Juan Waxter, 20, of LaPlace was arrested in connection to an accidental shooting that left a 14-year-old girl injured.On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, about 11 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of Fife Lane in LaPlace in reference to a shooting....