News Releases

Posted on: August 10, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a gas station robbery that occurred in the 6200 block of Westbank Expressway on August 8, 2018.  Anyone recognizing this suspect is asked to...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Arrest of Shantel Wagner

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of Shantel Wagner, 35, of Waggaman, for one count of Second Degree Murder in the death of former JPSO Sergeant Troy Smith. Wagner was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center earlier tonight.

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Assistance in Locating Robbery Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating 26-year-old Denzel Williams of Metairie.  Williams is wanted in connection with a robbery that occurred yesterday, June 7, 2018, in the 1400 block of South My...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office and the Harahan Police Department are seeking the public's help in identifying a black male suspect wanted in connection a string of burglaries and attempted burglaries to several Subway sandwich shops and the theft o...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Arrest of Serial Armed Robbery Suspect

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of Miguel Nami, 22, of Metairie in reference to a string of armed robberies in the Metairie area.  Nami has been booked with three counts of armed robbery for the following incidents: 

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a male who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred earlier today in Metairie. 

On Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at around 4:36pm, the white ma...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Statement on Keeven Robinson Death Investigation

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From the desk of Sheriff Lopinto:

On Thursday May 10, following the pursuit, arrest, and subsequent death of Keeven Robinson, I informed the public of the details of this investigation known to me at that time.  I stated that the Jefferson Parish ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Robbery Section is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a bank robbery that occurred earlier today in Metairie.  The robbery occurred at Gulf Coast Bank in the 1800 block...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Arrest in Metairie Homicide

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of Chad Mcavoy, 21, of Metairie in connection with a homicide that occurred on March 1, 2018.  Mcavoy has been charged with one count of Second Degree Murder.

At approximately 3:34 pm, JPSO deputies were...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Arrest in Aggravated Burglary at Terrytown Fire Station

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of Sean Ulbrich, 26, of Belle Chasse in connection with the aggravated burglary of the Terrytown Volunteer Fire Department station located in the 300 block of Heritage Avenue on February 8, 2018. Ulbrich was arr...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Aggravated Burglary Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying an aggravated burglary suspect. In the early morning hours of February 8, 2018, surveillance cameras at a Terrytown fire station show what appears to be a white mal...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspects

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Burglary/Theft Section is investigating the theft of an air compressor on January 21, 2018 between 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm, from a business in the 1600 block of Veterans Blvd. in Metairie.  A black male and femal...

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Posted on: February 3, 2018

Traffic Fatality at Bonnabel Boat Launch

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that at approximately 4:05pm today, our deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle crash at the Bonnabel Boat Launch.  Witnesses reported that the vehicle was fully submerged at the end of the launch.Good Samarita...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Deputy-Involved Shooting

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that at approximately 3:35pm today, JPSO detectives were involved in an incident in which a detective discharged his firearm six times at a suspect.  The suspect, Quintin Sanders, 31, of Marrero is currently being t...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Homicide In Metairie

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto reports that at 3:50 pm today, First District deputies were dispatched to the 2300 block of North Arnoult Road in Metairie in reference to a person lying in the roadway.  Deputies located the victim, who was pronounced dead...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Individual

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying an individual wanted for questioning in connection with a video voyeurism incident.  On January 20, 2018, our deputies responded to a c...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Administrative Offices To Remain Closed on 1/18

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All Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will remain closed on January 18, 2018.While we do not expect any additional freezing rain, there are many areas on the roads where conditions continue to be too hazardous to drive. &a...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Metairie Traffic Fatality

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces that on January 17, 2018, at approximately 9:33 a.m.,  the JPSO Communications Center received a call about a vehicle submerged in the West Esplanade Canal at Wilson Drive in Metairie.

It was reported that a female...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

JPSO Administrative Offices Closed on 1/17/2018

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All Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office administrative offices will be closed on January 17, 2018 due to the expected hazardous weather. They are expected to be open normal hours on January 18, 2018. All essential functions, such as law enforcement and corr...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Arrest in Bank Robbery

Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of James Daigrepont, 59, of Marrero, for a bank robbery that occurred on January 4, 2018 in the 4600 block of Westbank Expressway in Marrero. Daigrepont was located outside of Baton Rouge yesterday with the assi...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Arrest in Pair of Armed Robberies

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Sheriff Joseph Lopinto announces the arrest of Serrita Lambert, 32, of New Orleans, in reference to a pair of armed robberies that occurred in the last week of December 2017. Lambert has been booked with two counts of armed robbery for incidents that occu...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Viral Facebook Post, Arrest

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Over the past few days, the Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a post on Facebook regarding an incident at a local store that was purported to be involved in a human trafficking ring. The post featured a picture of an individual that was suspect...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a vehicle burglary that occurred in November 2017 in the 2100 block of Oak Street in Harvey. Surveillance footage was recovered from a local business...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Recovery of Remains in Gonzales

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In response to media inquiries:Since early this morning, our Homicide Section has been working a case involving a potential homicide. This afternoon, we were contacted by the Gonzales Police Department in reference to remains found in their jurisdiction t...

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