What started as a routine domestic-related call Tuesday (March 27, 2018) in Slidell about a verbal dispute over keys, resulted in the recovery of two stolen firearms and has cleared at least one vehicle burglary case, all thanks to an alert St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputy.
The deputy was informed by the female at the residence that her boyfriend had placed two firearms under the mattress in a bedroom and that,since she had young children, she wanted the firearms taken out of the residence. She also advised that she had found drug paraphernalia in the residence and wanted the boyfriend removed from the home.
Three firearms were recovered, two of which had been reported stolen. The deputy also recovered $2,000 in gift cards, multiple Louisiana driver’s licenses in various names, Sam’s cards belonging to other individuals and drug paraphernalia.
The boyfriend, Edward Bell (40) of New Orleans was booked on numerous charges charges, including charges related to a vehicle burglary that occurred January 25, 2018 outside a Mandeville-area fitness center.