Tyrese Batiste, a 23 year-old man wanted by Slidell Police for first-degree murder was arrested by a
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s patrol deputy during a traffic stop Saturday (February 10, 2024) evening.
At approximately 6:45 p.m. Saturday, a criminal patrol deputy with the St. Tammany Parish 1st District was patrolling on Bayou Liberty Road near Slidell when he observed a silver Honda Accord pass him without working taillights.
The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and soon discovered the driver of the Honda Accord was none other than Tyrese Batiste, a man wanted by Slidell Police in connection with a murder which occurred in their jurisdiction on September 29, 2021. SPD, responding to a report of gun shots at the Canterbury House Apartments (301 Spartan Drive), found 18-year-old, Tacolby Burton, deceased along the rear fence line of the complex with several gunshot wounds to his body.