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St, Bernard Anti-Drug Community Coalition to hold next meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 12 in the third-- floor conference room at the Sheriff's Office's Annex Building behind the Courthouse.

July 31, 2014 - The St. Bernard Anti-Drug Community Coalition will be holding its regular monthly meeting on August 12th, 2014 at 9:30 am at the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's office. The meeting is open to the public.

The new coalition of community activist works towards developing community wide programs to decrease drug use in St. Bernard.

The meeting is in the third-floor conference room of the Sheriff's Annex building on Pakenham Drive behind the Parish Courthouse. Go to the second-floor desk in the hallway and you will be brought ip to the third-floor for the meeting.

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Arabi woman possibly tied to a shoot-out between drivers on a New Orleans street booked on several drug charges including possession with intent to distribute meth and Ecstasy

July 30, 2014 - An Atabi woman possibly tied to a shoot-out between drivers on a New Orleans street Monday night was arrested Tuesday by St. Bernard sheriff’s narcotics agents on several drug charges including possession with intent to distribute about 15 grams of methamphetamine worth about $3,000 and 30 tablets of MDMA or Ecstasy, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Joenica Johnson, 20, 1205 Mehle Apt. E, was also booked with possession of the prescription painkiller pills Tramadol and hydrococonde pilss, the sheriff said. All of the drugs involved were found in a purse which she acknowledged was hers.

Johnson is being held in St. Bernard Parish Prison and no bond has been set.

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Sheriff says department has more officers on the force, is building three new sub-stations at parish borders at no cost to residents and is maintaining quick response times to calls for service

July 25, 2014 - Sheriff James Pohlmann told the Chamber of Commerce quick response times to calls for service remains the hallmark of the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The department is also making progress toward erasing the deficit he inherited when he took office, the sheriff said, while also increasing the number of officers on the streets, has upgraded its hiring process for deputies and is rebuilding three new sub-stations at parish boundaries at no cost to residents.

He said at a Chamber luncheon he inherited a $4.2 million deficit when he won office in November 2011 when he was Chief Deputy Sheriff...

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Autopsy found no trauma to body of man who died in a Chalmette park on Thursday but no specific cause of death was determined pending toxicology tests

July 25, 2014 -An autopsy found no trauma to the body of a man who died in Torres Park in Chalmette on Thursday but no specific cause of death was determined pending toxicology tests which could take weeks for results, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

The 53-year old Chalmette man, identified as Gary Casey, was found on steps next to the rock structure in Torres Park, the sheriff said.

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Sheriff's Office investigates death of man found Thursday in Torres Park in Chalmette

July 24, 2014 - The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 53-year old Chalmette man found in Torres Park on Thursday afternoon, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

There wasn't an obvious cause of death and there will be an autopsy to determine the cause, Sheriff Pohlmann said, adding that investigating detectives suspect the man's death was self-induced. There was no indication of foul play or that anyone else was involved, the sheriff said.

His name hasn't been released.

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Two brothers booked with attempted murder after one fired six shots into a Chalmette house at a third man one allegedly argued with; No one injured

July 23, 2014 - Two Chalmette brothers were booked Wednesday with attempted murder after one fired six shots into a house at a third man one had allegedly argued with outside his residence, but no one was injured, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Tremaine “Dudu”” Moses, 17, and his brother, Germaine “Maine’’ Moses, 19, both of 3715 Juno Drive, surrendered to sheriff’s detectives about noon Wednesday, brought by their mother, who had been told deputies had arrest warrants for them issued Wednesday morning by a judge. The warrants alleged six counts of attempted murder against each teen-ager.

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Registration being held for next free sessions of the popular Sheriff’s Citizens Police Academy, which starts Aug. 27; Call Capt. Charles Borchers at (504) 278-7628 to sign up

There’s no better way to learn about law enforcement than the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Citizens Police Academy, which is free, held in Chalmette and participants learn about what police work entails in their parish, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

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Sheriff's Office asks residents and businesses with outdoor surveillance cameras to register in a database: Call (504) 278-7628 to register

Sheriff James Pohlmann is asking residents and business owners to help in “our fight against crime’’ by registering their outdoor surveillance system in a sheriff’s database, making it easier for police to quickly see video after a major incident to identify suspects.

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$7,500 Reward for Information on Bald Eagle Killing

Verret, LA – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are investigating the killing of a bald eagle near Verret, Louisiana in St Bernard Parish. The eagle was discovered on April 4, 2014, near the fire station on Highway 300 and Bayou Road.

 

Reward for information raised to up to $6,000 in murder of Violet man shot in his car Oct. 30, 2012; Call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 with information

Crimestoppers, in conjunction with the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, has announced the raising of a reward up to $6,000 for information leading to an arrest in the Oct. 30, 2012, murder of Christopher Campbell, 28, of Violet.

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State agency the Metropolitan Human Services District offers crisis help to St. Bernard residents for mental health support, battling addictions and respite care; Call (504) 826-2675; Sheriff’s Office supporting effort; Polly Campbell of St. Bernard now b

St. Bernard Parish families who are in a crisis of some sort, perhaps with family members feeling overwhelmed by problems and don’t know what services are available, can turn to a state agency with crisis teams just a phone call away at (504) 826-2675.

 

 

 

 

   

        

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