Sheriff Willy Martin Awards Scholarship to College-Bound Teen

Sheriff Martin announced that A’niya Southerland has been named the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program for the 2018-2019 school year. A’niya resides in Vacherie with her mother, Nadine Jacobs. She plans to attend...

National Prescription Drug Takeback Day

Turn in your unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal.   The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans...

Clark Arrested for Second Degree Murder

On Monday, February 11, 2019, at 10:21pm, St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office began an investigation of a shooting that occurred in the Oscar Brooks Apartments, in Lutcher.  The victim, Destin Smith, age 22, of Gramercy, LA, was transported to St. James Parish Hospital...

Shots Fired in Brooks Housing

On February 11th, 2019 at approximately 10:21 pm, the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting shots being fired in the Brooks Apartments located in Lutcher, LA.  Responding deputies discovered an individual lying outside near parked vehicles. ...

Update on Christmas Eve Shooting

A second arrest has been made regarding the homicides that occurred on December 24th, 2018. Jermain Lee Lewis, Jr. (DOB 1-27-1997, Lutcher, LA) was apprehended in Baton Rouge, LA by the U. S. Marshall Service’s Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force. He is charged with...

Christmas Eve Shooting on Main St in Lutcher

On December 24th, 2018 at approximately 11:29pm, deputies from the St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office, and officers from the Lutcher and Gramercy Police Departments responded to a call regarding a shooting that took place near 2176 Main Street in Lutcher, LA. Upon...