How quickly a year passes. It hardly seems it was a year ago, July 1, 2012, when I was sworn in as sheriff of St. Bernard Parish and Richard Baumy took his oath of office as Chief Deputy, the position I had held under retired Sheriff Jack A. Stephens. It was a year in which we accomplished many things and fulfilled pledges made to the public. And, of course, we owe a debt of gratitude
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In the NEWS

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Chalmette man arrested for sex crimes with a juvenile girl

July 3, 2015 -

A Chalmette man has been booked with several sex crime charges involving a juvenile girl, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Michael Labruzzo, 36, 3601 Despaux Drive, was arrested recently on one… Continue Reading »»

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Knights of Nemesis makes donation to Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division for the work the volunteer officers’ group does in its annual Carnival parade and its Hook a Kid on Fishing rodeo

July 2, 2015 -

The Knights of Nemesis Carnival krewe has made a donation to the Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division for the work the volunteer officers’ group does in Nemesis’ annual parade and its… Continue Reading »»

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Witnesses, victims hold vehicle burglar until sheriff’s deputy arrives

July 2, 2015 -

Several witnesses and victims helped subdue and hold a vehicle burglar in Chalmette until a sheriff’s deputy arrived, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Patrick Sikes, 23, 1809 Gnell Drive in eastern… Continue Reading »»

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Chalmette man sets fire to rental home of his estranged wife after an argument; no one injured

July 1, 2015 -

A Chalmette man set fire and heavily damaged the rental home of his estranged wife on Tuesday afternoon following an argument the night before in which he threatened to do… Continue Reading »»

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Chalmette man wanted on attempted murder charge after stabbing a man to the abdomen and fleeing

June 30, 2015 -

A man who had been living in Chalmette is wanted on a charge of attempted second-degree murder after stabbing a man to the abdomen the night of June 26 and… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Two free events in July to teach young people ages 11-19 and adults 21 and over about basic disaster preparedness; Call St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office at 278-7628 to register
Sheriff’s Office seeking applications from residents interested in a career in law enforcement and to help their community

St. Bernard Parish residents interested in a career in law enforcement should consider applying for employment with the Sheriff’s Office...
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Beginning March 2, all citations issued by SBSO can be paid online at the Sheriff’s Office at sbso.org as well as at the sheriff’s annex building up to 5 working days before the court date

Beginning on Monday, March 2, all citations issued by the Sheriff’s Office can be paid online at the Sheriff’s Office web site at sbso.org... Continue Reading »»



Sheriff's Office asks residents and businesses with outdoor surveillance cameras to register in a database.

Sheriff James Pohlmann is... Continue Reading »»