St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office employee arrested for DUI, fired from job

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office employee arrested for DUI, fired from job
Gregory Longino, a 29-year veteran of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (Source: STPSO)

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. (WVUE) - An employee of the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has been fired after he was arrested on the Causeway early Thursday morning (Oct. 10).

Shortly before 5:30 a.m. the STPSO was notified that Gregory Longino, a 29-year veteran of the office, had been stopped by Causeway Police on the bridge and was suspected of driving under the influence.

Longino was not on duty at the time and was driving his personal vehicle.

He was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail and is being held on a $2,500 bond.

Longino was immediately placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of Causeway Police’s investigation.

Sheriff Randy Smith announced on Friday (Oct. 11) that Longino had been fired.

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