Posted on: July 21, 2017

Third District Deputy of the Month

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Deputy Stan Kerr was selected as the Deputy of the Month for the Third District.  Deputy Kerr is one of the more senior deputies on his shift, and serves an an acting supervisor whenever needed.  He was described by his supervisor as &qu...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Profile in Blue -- July 2017

Our July "Profile in Blue" features Dr. James Arey, known around the department as "Doc". Dr. Arey was recently promoted to be the Director of Training, and is now responsible for operations at our Training Academy and Range.  ...

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Additional Info... In the Shield
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Justice Hall of Fame

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Last week, Sheriff Normand was proud to be inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame. The Sheriff has served the people of Louisiana with great distinction for many years, and all of us at JPSO are delighted to see him get this recognition.

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Second District Deputy of the Month

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Please join us in congratulating Deputy Justin McLin on his selection as the Second District Deputy of the Month.  Deputy McLin was credited with 10 felony arrests for the month, and was described by his supervisors as one who is constantly learn...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Recognizing Deputy Turner Barran

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The JPSO is proud to recognize Deputy Turner Barran of the First District for being honored as the American Legion 2nd District Department of Louisiana 2016-2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.  Deputy Barran had been previously chosen as th...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Opioid Abuse Awareness Day

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On July 8, 2017, members of the Sheriff's Office participated in the DEA-New Orleans "Opioid Addicition Awareness Day" with the New Orleans Baby Cakes at the Shrine on Airline.  Sheriff Normand threw out a first pitch with DEA Special A...

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In the Shield
Posted on: July 7, 2017

1st District Deputy of the Month

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Please join us in congratulating Deputy Nichole Eddy for her selection as the 1st District Deputy of the Month.  In recommending her for selection, Sergeant Remes described her as having "the perfect attitude and demeanor".   &...

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In the Shield

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Homicide Investigation in Harvey

Sheriff Newell Normand reports that at 11:44 am today, July 24, 2017, Second District deputies were dispatched to a report of gunshots in the 4200 block of Lac Couture Drive in Harvey.  Responding deputies located a gunshot victim in the back par...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 24, 2017

School Supply Giveaway

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Sheriff Newell Normand is proud to announce his involvement in a community initiative to distribute school supplies to children whose lives have been affected by the incarceration of their parents.  This effort has been helped by donations from s...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Armed Robbery Arrest

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Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of Chrishon Brown, B/M, 36, of New Orleans, for two counts of Armed robbery.

On Saturday, June 24, 2017, at approximately 11:17am, our deputies responded to a holdup alarm at a bank in the 300 block of Veterans B...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Tip Leads to Armed Robbery Arrest

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Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of Marvin Hayes, B/M, 49, of Harvey, for one count of Armed robbery in reference to an offense that occurred on July 20, 2017 in the 400 block of Lapalco Boulevard in unincorporated Gretna.

As was released yester...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Assistance Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred early this morning.

Just before 4:00am on Thursday, July 20, 2017, our deputies responded to the report of an armed rob...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Metairie car Burglar

The above pictured subject was captured with a home surveillance camera committing a series of car burglaries in the 4700-4800 blocks of Pike Drive in Metairie. The suspect appears to be a white male, heavy set, wearing a baseball cap with a stripe on the...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 19, 2017

2 Arrests in Multiple Armed Robbery Investigation

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrests of Gregory Perriera, B/M, 31, and Brittney McClendon, B/F, 26, both of New Orleans in reference to a series of armed robberies.

Between May 21, 2017 and July 15, 2017, our Robbery Section investigated a number o...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Metairie Homicide Investigation

Sheriff Newell Normand reports on July 18, 2017, our officers were called to 4937 York St. 215 in Metairie around 7:55 in the evening, for what first appeared to be death by natural causes.

However, an autopsy Wednesday morning, revealed that Pauline Ballo...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 14, 2017

15 year-old arrested in Negligent Homicide investigation

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Normand reports, this morning, around 12:35 am, ourofficers responded to a report of a female shot at 9220 East
Claiborne Parkway in unincorporated Westwego. 
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Respondingofficers located the body of the 14 year-old victim, iden...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Metairie man booked for manslaughter

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Sheriff Newell Normand reports, on Saturday, July 8, 2017, around 5:30pm, Michael Coffee, W/M, 47, of 3300 Airline Drive in Metairie and Javaris Green, B/M, 34, of 1712 South Causeway Blvd from Metairie were at the Buffalo Billiards bar, located at 3624 A...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Rape Arrest

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Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of Keston Mimmitt, B/M, 35, of Metairie, for one count of First degree rape and one count of False imprisonment.

On July 9, 2017, our deputies were dispatched to the 2100 block of Manson Drive in Metairie in what...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Assistance Identifying Burglary Suspect

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for questioning regarding a number of vehicle burglaries in the Terrytown area.

During the early morning hours of July 11, 2017, several vehicle bur...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of the Smoothie King at 1201 Jefferson Highway.

On Monday, July 10, 2017, at 4:30pm, our deputies responded to the ...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 10, 2017

SWAT Activation in Metairie

At approximately 8:15 am, members of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office attempted to serve an arrest warrant for Gregory Gerrets, W/M, 29, in the 4200 block of Center St. in Metairie.  When they contacted Gerrets, he was found to be in close p...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 9, 2017

Shooting Incident in Marrero

Sheriff Newell Normand reports that at 2:31 pm, Third District deputies were dispatched to a report of gunfire in the 1900 block of Charleston Drive in Marrero.  Upon their arrival in the area, units located a number of spent shell casings at the...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Accidental Shooting Investigation

Sheriff Newell Normand reports, this evening around 5:42 PM, our officers responded to a 911 call of a subject shot on Alex Kornman Drive in Harvey.  Responding officers searched the area and were unable to locate a victim.

Additional officers pro...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Suspect Summoned For False Reporting in Lakeside Mall Robbery Incident

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of Jacoby J. Davis, B/M, 17, of 2220 Cartier Drive in Laplace.  Davis was issued misdemeanor summons for Criminal Mischief/False Reporting and Gambling in Public.

You may recall, on Saturday, July 1, 201...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Teen Arrested in Harvey Shooting

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of a 16 year old male, for Negligent Homicide and Juvenile with a Firearm.

The teen confessed, to the shooting death of 14 year old Trenen Robinson, of 4012 Woodvine Drive in Harvey on Thursday evening.

Initially,...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 6, 2017

3 Arrested After Protest

Sheriff Newell Normand announces that 3 arrests were made this morning following a protest at 3421 N. Causeway Blvd., the building which houses the offices of U. S. Senator Bill Cassidy.  At approximately 11:00 am, a group of about a dozen indivi...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Suspect Arrested in Robbery Investigation

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest Willis Thomas, B/M, 25, of 2425 West Sunnymeade Drive in Harvey. Thomas was booked into the JPCC on one count of First Degree Robbery. Thomas has a prior arrest for shoplifting and resisting an officer.

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Arrest in Avondale Homicide

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of Cedric Reed, B/M, 42, of Avondale, for a homicide that occurred in Avondale on June 16, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, at approximately 10:44 pm, Third District deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 300 bloc...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Vehicle Pursuit and Crash

Sheriff Newell Normand reports that at approximately 7:27pm, our deputies were dispatched to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 100 block of Jefferson Highway.  Deputies were able to locate the vehicle, which refused to stop.  Deputies ...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Robbery Arrest in Metairie

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of Freddie Fourcha, 37, of New Orleans, in reference to a robbery that occurred early this morning. 

At approximately 2:23 am, First District deputies responded to a convenience store located in the 300 ...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Bank Robbery on 6/24/17

Sheriff Newell Normand reports that on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 11:21 am, our deputies were dispatched to the Resource Bank at 321 Veterans Boulevard in Metairie in reference to a holdup alarm.  While deputies were responding to the location, ...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Shooting In Jefferson

Sheriff Newell Normand reports that at approximately 9:11 pm, First District deputies were dispatched to the area of the 3000 block of Burns Street in Jefferson in reference to a shooting.  Deputies located a victim on scene, a 17-year-old black ...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Metairie Armed Robbery Arrest

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of Joshua Edwards, B/M, 32, of 400 Timberwood Drive, New Orleans for armed robbery.

On Sunday morning , June 18, 2017, around 10:45, a Metairie man, stated while sitting in his car in the 6800 block of Veterans B...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Suspect Arrested in Robbery Investigations

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of James K. Ziegler, W/M, 45, of 2219 Indiana Avenue in Kenner.  Zeigler was booked into the JPCC with two counts of Simple Robbery.

On Thursday, January 5, 2017 around 5:14am our officers responded to a...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Three Juveniles Arrested In Metairie Armed Robbery Investigations

Sheriff Newell Normand announces the arrest of three juvenile suspects in Metairie armed robberies. They are identified only as a B/M 16 from Algiers, a B/M 16 from Gretna, and a B/M 16 from New Orleans.  Also wanted in connection with these inve...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: December 6, 2016

News Conference Today

Sheriff Newell Normand will hold a news conference this morning at 10:00 AM in our Crime Lab conference room. The Sheriff will be discussing the latest on the McKnight/Gasser Investigation.  

We will not be discussing this matter until this mornin...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: December 6, 2016

RONALD GASSER BOOKING PHOTO

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RONALD GASSER was booked into our correctional center last night before midnight with one count of Manslaughter.

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Commander, 

Public Information Office

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office 

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: December 3, 2016

Homicide And Shooting Investigation

Sheriff Newell Normand reports, around 4:30 PM this afternoon, our officers responded to a call of someone shot at 2188 Caddy Dr. in Marrero.  

Responding officers located the body of a 10 month-old black male victim suffering from multiple gunsho...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: December 3, 2016

Suspect Identified In Deputy Shooting

The suspect involved in this morning's shooting of Deputy Nicholas Songy has been identified as Isreal Flores, H/M, 38, with an unknown local address.  A relative of Flores told investigators he often stayed at his girlfriend's ...

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NEWS RELEASES
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Homicide Investigation

Sheriff Newell Normand reports, this afternoon, around 2:43 PM, our 911 Center received a call of a subject shot near the intersection of Holmes Boulevard and Behrman Highway in Terrytown.  Responding offices located the victim, identified Joe Mc...

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NEWS RELEASES