[StBernard] St. Bernard sheriff plans news Arabi substation
westley at da-parish.com
Thu May 17 20:11:41 EDT 2007
>The St. Bernard Parish Council during its Tuesday meeting gave its blessing
>to use the site as a substation.
Question: Does the Sheriff have his own budget? If so, was this just some
type of pro forma action?
St. Bernard sheriff plans news Arabi substation
Posted by St. Bernard bureau May 16, 2007 1:38PM
The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office will develop a new
The Sheriff's Office recently spent $35,000 to purchase property and
building at 1601 Aycock St., at the corner of West Judge Perez
Col. Richard Baumy, a Sheriff's Office spokesman.
The St. Bernard Parish Council during its Tuesday meeting gave its
to use the site as a substation.
"We've always had a substation in the front part of the parish,''
Councilman Mark Madary, who represents the area.
And Dave Peralta, chief administrative officer for parish
the substation would go a long way in drawing residents back to the
flood-scarred area. "This is a real good plan,'' he said, noting
increased police presence will make area residents comfortable.
Baumy said the Sheriff's Office will rennovate the brick building on
site. He said the old Arabi substation, at Angela and West Judge
destroyed in the flooding during Hurricane Katrina.
Baumy said it would be several months before the substation opens,
when it is operational some 65 Sheriff's Office personnel will work
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