Wanted!

Can you help us identify this man? He was the driver of a late model white Nissan Titan involved in a hit and run at a local convenience store last week. Please call our detectives at (225) 665-5106 if you have any information. Thank you.

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Making a Difference

The Denham Springs Police Department and Denham Springs Union of Police are proud to partner with Barran’s Bears, a non-profit organization that provides Teddy Bears to Police Officers and First Responders to utilize at scenes where children are faced with “adult problems” such as domestic violence, illness, injury etc. These little guys are precious and hopefully will provide comfort to our littlest citizens.

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Officer of the Year

Congratulations to our Kiwanis Peace Officer of the Year, Sydney McCullough. We are proud to have her as our own. Her dedication to the profession and this community is unparalleled. Keep up the good work.

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Officer of the Year

Congratulations to our own Officer Daniel Beadle! He was selected as our 2017 Peace Officer of the Year and honored by the Denham Springs Kiwanis Club during their 44th annual awards banquet at Forrest Grove Plantation. His selflessness, hard work and commitment to the rebuilding of the police department after the August flooding are a few reasons why he was chosen by his peers for this award. We are proud of Officer Beadle and certainly appreciate his dedication to our department and his profession.

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Service Above Self

We are proud to announce that The Rotary Club of Livingston Parish recognized our own Corporal Keith Scoby during an awards ceremony on June 23rd.  Scoby was chosen as a recipient of The Rotary’s annual James Foster Memorial Service Above Self Awards, for always going above and beyond in his service to our community.  Receiving this award was exceptionally meaningful to him because he and James Foster attended the Police Academy together, and eventually became close friends.  Corporal Scoby now serves as our School Resource Officer.   Congratulations, Corporal.   Thank you for your hard work and dedication.

 

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Help Wanted

The Denham Springs Police Department is accepting applications for School Crossing Guards for the upcoming school year.  Applications may be obtained at the Police Department, 447 Lamm Street, Denham Springs.  For additional information, call  665-5106 ext 205, and speak to Ms. Culivan.

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City Council Confirms Chief Womack’s Appointment

On June 13, 2017, the City Council voted unanimously to confirm J. Shannon Womack’s permanent appointment as Chief of Police.  Chief Womack has worked for the Denham Springs Police Department for 28 years.  He was appointed Interim Chief in April of 2016, and began his 6-month probationary period as Police Chief in December of 2016.

 

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Convicted Felon Arrested Attempting To Sell Stolen Firearms

After an investigation and undercover operation involving the trafficking of stolen firearms by a convicted felon, Denham Springs Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agents arrested Marcus J. Luter, 29, of 13927 Heritage Oaks Drive, Baton Rouge, on Sunday Afternoon.

Two military-style semi-automatic weapons, an HK 91 5.56mm rifle and an UZI 9mm rifle, as well as a quantity of suspected methamphetamine were seized during the operation.

Luter was booked on the following charges:  2 counts of Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearms, 2 counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Illegal Possession of a Schedule 2 CDS, and Illegal Carrying of Weapons with Narcotics.

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DS Temporary Post Office now offering 24-hour PO Box Pickup

Post Office

Shared from WBRZ

http://www.wbrz.com/news/denham-springs-temporary-post-office-offers-24-hour-pickup-service/

DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs residents now have access to 24-hour pickup service for P.O. box mail at the temporary postal office.

P.O. Box pickup is now available 24 hours a day for seven days a week at the temporary Denham Springs post office that has been set up following the recent flood, located at 140 Del Orleans. P.O. Box customers can get their mail and packages and any resident who receives a “Left Notice” slip in their mailbox can also pick up their packages.

Retail services are also available at the temporary location, open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

The postal service continues to deliver to homes with properly placed mail boxes. If a mailbox has been damaged or known down during the flood, residents are advised to reinstall a mail box so delivery can be made.

If residents are unable to receive mail at their home or business, they can fill out a Change of Address (COA) form to temporarily forward their mail. COA forms are available at the mobile retail unit at the Denham Springs Post Office.

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