Sheriff’s Office At Irish Italian Islenos Parade

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann and the men and women of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office were on patrol along the parade route for the 2019 St. Bernard Irish, Italian, Islenos parade held April 6 in Chalmette.   

This year’s parade featured nearly 50 floats with 1,000-plus riders throwing more than 500,000 pounds of produce. There also were more than 30 marching units in the parade.   

St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis and his wife Laurie reigned as this year’s King and Queen. Congressman Steve Scalise was the 2019 Grand Marshal, and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser was an honorary guest.