Joe Lopinto

David Blake
October 24, 2017 - 12:48 pm
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto today announced two arrests for the shooting and wounding of a 4-year-old girl October 16. The sheriff says a woman who was looking for classmates of her son, who had been feuding with each other, told her boyfriend to open fire into a Terrytown parking lot...
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Chris Miller
September 19, 2017 - 2:36 pm
John Fortunato, who for decades served as public information officer for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, now wants to lead the organization. Video of John Fortunato will run for Sheriff in Jefferson Parish Fortunato today announced his retirement from the sheriff's office and his intention...
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Chris Miller
July 25, 2017 - 1:39 pm
What happens with the principle law enforcement agency in Louisiana's second-largest parish when Sheriff Newell Normand retires at the end of next month? Chief Criminal Deputy Joe Lopinto will assume the role of sheriff, with a special election to follow so voters can decide a more permanent...
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