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Staff Reports, Author at L'Observateur

Crime

LaPlace man arrested for 8 counts of vehicle burglary

LAPLACE – Harley D. Atkinson, 35, of LaPlace, was arrested Friday, July 31 in connection to several vehicle burglaries at a LaPlace business.   At ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:46 pm

LaPlace

Weekly Facebook poll: Readers are doubtful Phase 2 will end soon

L’OBSERVATEUR asked readers, “Do you believe we will still be at Phase 2 by the end of the Governor’s current resolution on August 7?” A ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:00 am

Crime

July 11 shooting suspects arrested; investigation continues

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office announced that Brandon Fleming, 16, and Ramon Patterson Jr., 15, are suspects in a shooting ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:33 am

LaPlace

Election season begins in St. John Parish

LAPLACE — Qualifying in St. John the Baptist Parish ended Friday with several local races uncontested for the Nov. 3 election. With no opponents gunning ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:05 am

LaPlace

Another police stand-off ends peacefully, subject taken into custody

St. John Sheriff Mike Tregre announced a situation involving a man who stated he was armed with two guns and barricaded himself inside his Oak ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:33 pm

LaPlace

St. John gets ready for school

LAPLACE — One thousand children received backpacks, school supplies and hygiene kits to start the 2020-2021 school year off right at Saturday’s Blessed to Be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 8:13 am

Local

Special election approaching in St. Charles Parish

HAHNVILLE — St. Charles Parish Registrar of Voters Brian J. Champagne announced important dates for the Aug. 25 Parish-wide Proposition Special Election. Last Wednesday, July ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:47 am

Local

Governor extends Phase Two in Louisiana

Gov. John Bel Edwards on Tuesday announced that he will extend Louisiana’s current Phase Two order, which also includes a statewide mask mandate, limits indoor ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:01 am

COVID-19

Inmates test positive at St. Charles Parish correctional center for COVID-19

HAHNVILLE – On July 20, Sheriff Greg Champagne announced a total of 39 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Nelson Coleman Correctional Center ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:00 am

LaPlace

SJSO seeks public’s help finding water slide robbers

Detectives with the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help to locate this truck and two male subjects who stole a commercial ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:31 am

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