UPDATE: Covington police arrest suspect in stabbing case


On Friday, November 12, Covington PD arrested 60-year-old Stephon James in connection to a stabbing that happened earlier in the week.

UPDATE — Covington police have announced an arrest made in connection to a stabbing case that happened earlier in the week.

On Friday, November 12, CPD arrested 60-year-old Stephon E. James for an aggravated second-degree battery charge. Detectives say James also had a fugitive warrant through the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Upon arresting James, CPD thanked its criminal investigators for their hard work in this case.

COVINGTON, La. (WGNO) — An early morning stabbing leaves one person in the hospital and police searching for information.

On Wednesday morning, Covington PD responded to a location near North Taylor Street and Schoultz Drive. When they arrived, officers found a man who had been stabbed multiple times laying in the street.

The victim was transported to an area hospital by the Acadian Ambulance Service for treatment. Police reported he was in stable condition.

There was no information about a suspect or motive released.

Detectives are asking anyone with any information on the stabbing to contact CPD at 985-892-8500. Tips can also be submitted directly to investigators on the free app “Covington PD” available in the Apple or Google Play Store.

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