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Three Charged in Joint Local, State, and Federal Sting Operation Targeting Child Sex Trafficking

Covington Police Chief Michael Ferrell today announced that three individuals had been charged in the 22nd Judicial District Court in Covington with crimes related to targeting children for sex, stemming from a joint investigation led by the Office of the Louisiana Attorney General Liz Murrill’s Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) and hosted by the Covington Police …

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Traffic Stop for Brake Light leads to Counterfeit Fentanyl Bust

A traffic stop for a brake light violation led Covington Police to recover over 100 grams of deadly Fentanyl disguised as Adderall. On Tuesday, March 5, 2024, shortly before 9 am, a Covington Police officer stopped a Nissan Altima for a traffic violation on Taylor Street near 26th Avenue. During the traffic stop, the officer …

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Pedestrian Injured in Single-Vehicle Parking Lot Crash

Covington, LA – On Tuesday, December 19, 2023, shortly after 6:30 p.m., Officers with the Covington Police Department began investigating a serious injury crash involving a pedestrian that occurred within a parking lot at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. Officers determined from the initial investigation that a 2019 Ford 14-passenger shuttle van was making a left …

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’Tis the Season to Drive Sober: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

It’s hard to have a happy holiday when you’re arrested for drunk driving. Keep the season merry and bright by following the law and refusing to drink and drive. During this busy winter holiday season, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is teaming up with the Covington Police Department (CPD) to …

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