News Releases

St. James Parish Sheriff's Office

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...

Arrest Made in Christmas Eve Shooting

The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest regarding the Christmas Eve shooting in Lutcher. Tyquan Twendell Williams (DOB 9/27/1994, Lutcher, LA) was arrested on January 9, 2019 and has been charged with LA R.S. 14:30.1 Second Degree Murder. The...

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...

FirstNet Steps Up to the Plate for Christmas Eve

FirstNet, Built with AT&T, deployed one of its Sat COLTs, (Satellite Cell On Light Trucks),  in St James Parish on LA 3193.  The Sat COLT will provide dedicated access for communications on BAND 14 devices to public safety on Christmas Eve.  We all know with the...

Crime Report Week of Dec 10 – Dec 16, 2018

DURING THE WEEK OF 12/10/2018 TO 12/16/2018 THE ST. JAMES PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE, GRAMERCY POLICE DEPARTMENT & LUTCHER POLICE DEPARTMENT HANDLED 351 INCOMING COMPLAINTS. THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE BOOKED INTO THE ST. JAMES PARISH DETENTION CENTER: AUTIN, JOSHUA...

Crime Report Week of Dec 3 – Dec 9, 2018

DURING THE WEEK OF 12/03/2018 TO 12/09/2018 THE ST. JAMES PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE, GRAMERCY POLICE DEPARTMENT & LUTCHER POLICE DEPARTMENT HANDLED 343 INCOMING COMPLAINTS. THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS WERE BOOKED INTO THE ST. JAMES PARISH DETENTION CENTER: ALBERT,...

St James High School 2018 Arrive Alive Video

The St. James High School students (School News Committee) submitted their video, “Arrive Alive”, to the South-Central Regional Safety Coalition for the Distracted Driving contest.

Child Safety Seat 2018

The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office will conduct its annual Child Safety Seat Check-up event on Saturday, October 6th, 2018, from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M at Winn Dixie, with the help of the Gramercy Police Department, South Central Planning & Development...

Sheriff’s Office Upgrades to New Phone System

Sheriff Willy Martin, Jr. is proud to announce that the new Mitel MiCloud Flex phone system will go live on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The new system will deliver unified, mission-critical communications including voice, messaging, mobility, presence, conferencing,...

National Command & Leadership College

National Command & Leadership College

Confers MAGNUS Status on 34 Law Enforcement Officers Sheriff Willy Martin, Jr. is proud to announce the recent graduation of Col. Sid Berthelot and Capt. Julie Scioneaux from the National Command and Staff College on June 15, 2018. The ceremony was held at the St....

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING – ST JAMES PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT

ST. JAMES PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Notice is hereby given pursuant to R.S. 42:19.1, that a public meeting of the St. James Parish Law Enforcement District, will be held at Sheriff's Office, Parish Courthouse, 5800 Hwy 44, Convent,...

2018 Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program

2018 Louisiana Sheriff's Scholarship Program The Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs'...

Sharing Crime Data with Public CrimeMapping Website

St. James Parish Sheriff's Office: Sharing Crime Data with Public CrimeMapping Website Convent, LA: St. James Parish Sheriff's Office is helping build a safer community by providing the public with valuable information about local crime through an interactive website...