Jefferson Sheriff Normand to retire and become radio talk show host
Posted on 7/25/2017 12:35:00 PM.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand announced his retirement today, as the most vocal sheriff in the state will soon take to the airwaves. After spending 10 years at the helm of JPSO, Normand says a good leader knows when it’s time to leave. He adds good leaders evaluate opportunities.

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Four people fatally shot and one injured at Metairie apartment complex
Posted on 3/15/2017 11:36:00 AM.

Jefferson Parish authorities found four people dead at an apartment complex in Metairie early this morning. Sheriff Newell Normand says when authorities arrived they found three people dead and a woman shot in the face, who was transported to a local hospital. He says as deputies were canvasing the scene, a nearby apartment had an open door.

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Joe McKnight shooter indicted for second degree murder
Posted on 2/2/2017 5:12:00 PM.

The man accused of killing former-NFL player Joe McKnight has been indicted for second-degree murder. 54-year-old Ronald Gasser was originally arrested for manslaughter on December 5, four days after the apparent road rage incident in Terrytown. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says the upgraded charge comes after the grand jury looked at all of the evidence.

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Off-duty cop and woman fatally shot in Jefferson Parish
Posted on 1/21/2017 8:16:00 AM.

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office says the suspect that killed a 26-year-old Westwego police officer and another woman was pronounced dead on Friday night. During a news conference, Sheriff Newell Normand says Slyvester Holt shot himself, ending an hours long standoff on the Crescent City Connection bridge.

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JPSO charges McKnight shooter with manslaughter
Posted on 12/6/2016 12:05:00 PM.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand held a press conference this morning to announce the arrest of 54-year-old Ronald Gasser, the man accused of killing former NFL player and John Curtis star Joe McKnight in a road rage incident last week. Normand explained the charge against Gasser. 

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New details released in case of Joe McKnight road rage death; JPSO addresses rumors
Posted on 12/2/2016 3:35:00 PM.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand held a news conference today to update the case of the death of former NFL player Joe McKnight during an apparent road rage incident. Multiple protests are taking place over the fact that the shooter, 54-year-old Ronald Gasser, was released claiming self defense.
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Jefferson Parish Sheriff Normand endorses Boustany for Senate
Posted on 11/4/2016 5:14:00 AM.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand has endorsed Republican Congressman Charles Boustany in the US Senate race. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says this is one of the more significant endorsements that Boustany has received because Normand is extremely popular in his parish.

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Jefferson Sheriff says deputy lucky to be alive after suspect's gun jammed in standoff
Posted on 7/27/2016 5:01:00 PM.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said the dialogue has to change about shootings involving police. Normand made the statement, after one of his deputies shot 17-year-old Devon Martes on Tuesday night where Martes’s gun misfired when he tried to shoot the deputy after a brief chase. Normand says his deputy, David Dalton, is lucky to be alive.

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New Orleans woman shot in wrists during high speed chase
Posted on 7/15/2016 12:46:00 PM.

There was another police shooting today. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says his deputies were involved in a high speed chase early this morning after spotting a vehicle linked to a number of car burglaries. He says one of his deputies fired shots at 40-year-old Melissa Belanger, who was using her vehicle as a weapon.

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Romantic online encounter turns deadly for Slidell man; 2 suspects charged
Posted on 7/1/2016 1:50:00 AM.
Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of a Slidell man who was the victim of a social media scheme. 28-year-old Terrance Calloway and 23-year-old Dana Lemar are charged with second degree murder and obstruction of justice.
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