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Non-Compliant Sex Offenders

AMITE, LA – (January 19, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following arrests of non-compliant sex offenders.Arrested on January 17, 2017, for violating their sex offender registration requirements were Andrew Cyprian, 69 years of age from Hwy 40 in Independence,...


Crime Stoppers

PONCHATOULA, LA – (April 11, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the sheriff’s office began investigating the department’s fifth homicide this year. The tragic death of 89 year old Dorothy Poche of Ponchatoula, LA. comes as the result of a structure...


Take Back Day

HAMMOND, LA – (April 26, 2017) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edward announces that each year, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), participates in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. The National Prescription...


Annual Property Tax Sale

Sheriff Daniel Edwards announces that the sheriff's office's annual property tax sale will be held on May 24, 2017. The sale is open to the public and conducted online at CivicSource.com. Visit CivicSource.com to learn more about the tax sale process, to view a list of properties with unpaid...


Crisis at Jail

AMITE—(April 28, 2017) - Failing infrastructure at the Tangipahoa Parish Jail has prompted local leaders to band together to resolve a problem without taking extreme measures to evacuate the prison. Joint efforts between Tangipahoa Parish Government and the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s...


National Take Back Day

HAMMOND, LA – (April 26, 2017) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edward announces that each year, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), participates in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. The National Prescription...


Arrest Arrest Arrest

HAMMOND, LA. – (April 21, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards states that five are in custody and deputies confiscated drugs, stolen property and weapons — after patrol deputies follow up on a lead regarding a wanted suspect and a stolen vehicle. Arrested on multiple charges...


TPSO Make Arrest

HAMMOND, LA – (April 20, 2017) – Two subjects have been arrested on federal drug charges for the alleged distribution of methamphetamine. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that as the result of a joint investigation between the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office...


Narcotics Related Arrests

HAMMOND, LA – (April 13, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: On April 11, 2017, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit, Narcotics Unit, Investigation Unit, and K-9 Unit, assistance by the Hammond Police Department Narcotics Unit,...


FRAUD Investigation

HAMMMOND, LA. – (March 31, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: On September 2, 2016, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office Financial Crimes Unit began their investigation into a compliant of bank fraud. I was reported where a citizen’s routing...


NOW HIRING!!!

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is now seeking qualified full-time Corrections Deputies. Competitive Benefits Package -Group health premiums paid -Term life premium paid -10 Annual leave days paid -10 sick leave days paid Seeking full-time Corrections Deputies -Shift-work schedule...


ARRESTs

HAMMOND, LA – (March 2, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following. Felony - Unauthorized Entry of An Inhibited Swelling Richardson Road, Amite, LA March 1, 2017, approximately 9:30 p.m. Suspect: Dequincy Jackson, 36 of New Orleans, LA. Tangipahoa Parish...


Arrests

HAMMOND, LA – February 1, 2017 – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports additional arrests made in the on-going investigation into illegal bond activity. Four persons have been identified and linked to the illegal bond activity case being investigated by the Tangipahoa Parish...


Missing Teen

HAMMOND, LA – (January 20, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 14 year old female runaway Lesli Vazquez of Hammond, LA. Lesli was last seen on January 17, 2017, by her sister at Hammond High School around 9:00 a.m., however it is reported...


TPSO Makes Arrests

Edwards arrests three Sheriff’s Office Employees on allegations of misconduct and criminal activity. AMITE, LA - (January 20, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that six arrests were made yesterday as the result of a four- week long investigation involving three...


WANTED

HAMMOND, LA – (January 19, 2017) –Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office’s (TPSO) Criminal Investigative Unit is looking for wanted 35 year old wanted suspect, Christopher Glenn Marshall of Hammond, LA. Marshall is being sought by detectives...


Narcotics Arrests

HAMMOND, LA – (January 18, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edward reports the following narcotics related arrests. On Saturday January 14, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office (TPSO) Uniform Patrol Division initiated a traffic stop on a...


Two Arrested

AMITE, LA – (January 14, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that two are now arrested in connection with numerous thefts in Livingston ParishOn January 10, 2017, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office received information of a possible stolen ATV at a residence on...


Reserve Unit Wants YOU!

HAMMOND- LA – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for Reserve Deputies. The TPSO Reserve Unit supports our department by providing over 18,000 hours of community service hours each year in our parish. Each reserve deputy is required t complete 320 hours...


Highway Safety Grant

HAMMOND, LA – (October 24, 2016) - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office were awarded a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC) to conduct additional traffic safety enforcement. The primary goal of the grant is to reduce fatal and injury crashes on Louisiana roadways through...


TPSO Seeking Murder Suspect

HAMMOND, LA – (October 24, 2016) – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Office (TPSO) is seeking suspect in murder case. Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that approximately 8:44 yesterday morning, 911 received a call regarding residents on Artie Rd.in Hammond, LA hearing gunshots. The caller...


WANTED - Suspect

HAMMOND, LA – (October 17, 2016) – Suspect identified in theft case. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating wanted subject 19 year old Giavante Richardson of Brownville Rd. in Natalbany, LA. On August 23, 2016, 19 year old Giavante Richardson...


Who Did IT???

PONCHATOULA, LA - (September 29, 2016) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for the public's assistance in catching those responsible for a rash of vehicle burglaries that took place on September 27th and 28th, in the Ponchatoula area. At least a dozen of cars were reported to...


Fatal Crash

PONCHATOULA, LA (September 20, 2016) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that a 22 year male died yesterday morning after a fatal vehicle crash on Traino Lane in Ponchatoula. Preliminary investigation reveals that at approximately 4:57 yesterday morning, 20 year old Michael Shawley...


Arrest

HAMMOND, LA. – (September 12, 2016) –Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies nab purse snatcher just moments after he victimized a local business owner in Hammond, LA.On Friday September 9, 2016, just after 8:00 am, 20 year old Casey Boudreaux...


Crime Stoppers - Who Did It?

PONCHATOUA, LA – (September 6, 2016) –Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office (TPSO) is asking for your assistance in locating 24 year old Dayjordan R. Spears of Ponchatoula, LA. Spears is wanted by the TPSO on multiple charges including domestic...


Arrest

HAMMOND, LA – (August 23, 2016) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: Over the past few weeks the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office (TPSO) has been investigating numerous robberies that occurred at local businesses during daylight hours. Several of these incidents...


SAFETY- First

Due to the current weather conditions, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office’s (TPSO) will be closed today. With the severe weather conditions and flooding, Sheriff Daniel Edwards is advising drivers to use extreme caution if you must be on the road, otherwise please stay off the roadways. The...


Message from Sheriff Edwards

HAMMOND, LA – (July 19, 2016) - With all the pain and suffering we’ve experienced over the past few days, I would like to take a moment to express my extreme appreciation and gratitude to all law enforcement, first responders, and their families. This is a very trying and critical time in...


WANTED

June 28, 2016HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance is locating wanted suspect Lamario Patterson (B/M, DOB 01-08-1988). Lamario Patterson is from the Natalbany area and is wanted on multiple charges ranging from failure to appear warrants, possession...


TPSO Seeking Burglary Suspect

HAMMOND, LA – June 27, 2016 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following. On June 20, 2016, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential burglary in progress at the Woodstone Drive apartment complex in Hammond. A witness stated they observed a...


WANTED

HAMMOD, LA. (June 27, 2016) – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office (TPSO) is asking for your assistance in locating wanted subject Montrey Odell Collins (B/M, 7.10.1977) with a last known address on Simpson Place in Hammond. Collins is wanted by the TPSO’s Street Crimes Unit on the...


Two Being Sought in Shooting

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that two suspects have been identified and are being sought by the TPSO for a shooting that occurred last Friday afternoon, June 3, 2016, on Wardline Rd. in Hammond. 19 year old Hakeem “BUG” McClain and 19 year old...


Felony Indictments

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following:On Friday June 3, 2016 the 21st JDC District Attorneys Office held a Grand Jury hearing on the 2014 homicide of then 16 year old Hector Dotey. The Grand Jury returned an indictment of 2nd Degree Murder on Erin Stanley...


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Where is he?

HAMMOND, LA- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 35 year old wanted suspect Timothy James Miller of Hammond, LA. Miller is wanted by the sheriff’s office on numerous counts of theft and burglary. Miller is known to frequent the Wardline Road...


2 Hammond Residents Indicated on Murder Charges

HAMMOND, LA - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that two Hammond men were indicated on murder charges last week for a double homicide that occurred October 9, 2015, on Quick Blvd. in Hammond, LA. The case began as a joint investigation between the TPSO and the United States Drug Enforcement...


Public Notice

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Tangipahoa Parish Law Enforcement District will be held at the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Hammond substation located at 15475 Club Deluxe Road, Hammond,...


Detectives arrest two in theft case

May 5, 2016AMITE, LA - On April 29, 2016, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Kody Henry Love, 23 years of age, from Mt. Hermon LA. and Louis Wayne Reisner Jr,. 22 years of age from Kentwood, LA. for a crime that was committed over one year ago. The two are charged...


WHO am I?

HAMMOND, LA – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Burglary Unit is seeking assistance in identifying the subject in the attached photo. This male is being sought by Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies in connection with a home invasion that occurred on Little Italy Road in Hammond...


Several arrested in "Meth Cook"

KENTWOOD, LA - On the date of Monday, April 25, 2016, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Agents, Detectives and Street Crimes Unit began multi-unit narcotics investigation centered on methamphetamine manufacturing in the Kentwood area.During the course of this investigation, Agents...


Missing Teen

April 27, 2016 HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your help in locating missing teen, 19 year old Dung Lang of Hammond, LA. Lang was last seen on April 19, 2016, on North Morrison by Liberty Tax. Lang was walking toward the area of Old Baton Rouge Highway. Lang...


TPSO Looking for stolen ATV's

HAMMOND, LA – Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Burglary Unit is looking for two stolen 4-Wheelers that were taken from separate residences on New Genessee Rd. on April 8, 2016. 33 year old Louis Larocca Jr. of Independence, LA has been arrested...


National Take Back Day - 2016

HAMMOND, LA - Each year, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), participates in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means...


Teens arrested with stolen weapons

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: In late March, detectives with the Burglary Task Force initiated an investigation of a residential burglary where numerous firearms were stolen. Detectives learned that the possible suspect was a juvenile who lived...


Student Arrested for Bomb Threat

PONCHATOULA, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards responds to the arrest of a 17 year old Ponchatoula student named Calvin Richardson. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Richardson was taken into custody while sitting at his desk at school and charged with two counts of terrorizing and two counts...


Arrest

AMITE, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: Trevest Cardel James, 25 years old, from James Rd. Amite, LA., was arrested this date by Sheriff’s Detective’s, after he was located at a residence on Roseland Avenue in Roseland, LA. James faces a...


Possible Terrorist Activity

April 7, 2016 The Ponchatoula Police Department received a call this morning indicating possible terrorist activity at Ponchatoula High School. All classes have been canceled for today. Multiple local law enforcement agencies have come together and are on scene securing the school and surrounding...


Update to Ponchatoula High Bomb Threat

At this time, Ponchatoula High School is cleared and secure. For the past several hours, multiple law enforcement agencies have been on site at Ponchatoula High School investigating a bomb threat that was received by the Ponchatoula Police Department early this morning. Approximately 40 law enforcement...


Visit to the Jail Doesn't Go As Planned

April 6, 2016 AMITE, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of an Independence resident at the Parish Jail. At approximately 7:30 p.m. last night, deputies responded to the Parish Jail on Campo Street in Amite, LA regarding a vehicle occupied with an unrestrained...


Man Wanted for Stalking

April 5, 2016 HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating wanted subject 60 year old Slidell resident Steven Angle on the charge of Stalking. Angle is being accused of stalking a female subject who has been staying at a residence in our...


Detectives Make Arrest in Theft Case

April 5, 2016 Amite, LA - Please be advised that David Earl Brown (DOB: 09/29/1983) Soule Street in Tangipahoa, turned himself in yesterday and confessed to this crime. He was subsequently charged with on one count of theft. ORIGINAL Release For Immediate Release Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s...


The TPSO is looking for you!

April 4, 2016HAMMOND, LA - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating Joshua Brumfield , B/M, 08/18/1990. Brumfield is wanted on three failure to appear and one count of Simple Battery. Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to please contact Crime Stoppers...


Burglary Attempt - FAIL

AMITE, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: Justin Ciccio, 23 years of age from 7th St. Kentwood, LA. was arrested today after a home owner on Gill Rd. in Kentwood, LA observed him attempting to burglarize a barn on the property. Ciccio was charged with one...


TPSO Detectives Heating Up Cold Cases

Detectives with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Cold Case Unit are looking for leads that will heat up several active cold cases. The greatest experience learned in working cold cases is the belief that sometimes a gap in time can benefit the case. People who were reluctant to step forward...


WANTED

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 27 year old Adreon White of Happpywoods Dr. in Hammond. WHITE is wanted by the sheriff’s office on an attempted murder charge after being accused of strangling a female subject to an almost...


HEROIN Arrests

Three arrested in connection with an investigation into the sale of heroin in Hammond, LA. The investigation began less than two months ago when agents from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and Hammond Police Department’s Narcotics Agents focused their efforts...


TPSO Detectives Arrest Church Burglar

HAMMOND, LA - On 03/15/2016, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office Burglary Unit made an arrest and recovery of stolen property from the Little Rivers United Pentecostal Church burglary that occurred at the beginning of March. Detectives received information which led to the arrest of 22 year...


Suspect is in custody!

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 19 year old Hammond resident Herman D. Bagent Herman D. Bagent is wanted by the TPSO on the charges of Simple Robbery, Burglary and one FTA. Bagent is also wanted for questioning in a homicide that...


Armed and Dangerous

On March 02, 2016, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted a narcotics related search warrant at 43353 Happywoods Road Lot#1 Hammond, Louisiana 70403. The target of this investigation was a HIGH level Ecstasy dealer by the name of Tremayne SANDIFER ( black male, D.O.B....


New Orleans resident arrested on Possession Charges

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of a New Orleans area resident traveling through Tangipahoa Parish with the intention of distributing of illegal narcotics. Saturday, TPSO deputies arrested 51 year old Shannon Swan of Destrehan after a traffic stop on...


CRIME StOPPERS - Who Did It?

AMITE, LA - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in obtaining information on numerous Burglary/Theft Incidents that have been reported in the Amite, Independence, Loranger areas over the past couple of weeks. These incidents consist of stolen construction...


Sheriff's Scholarship Program

HAMMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is pleased to announce that the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program for the academic year of 2015 - 2016 is now underway. It is made possible by the generosity of Honorary Members of the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership...


CASH of CROOKS

AMITE- Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in identifying a suspect in several shoplifting investigations from the Dollar General Store in Amite over the past few weeks. The suspect depicted was last seen, as a passenger, in a black SUV possibly a Ford Expedition.Anyone...


TPSO Looking For WANTED Teens

HAMMOND, LA – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Division is asking for the public’s assistance in gathering information regarding numerous car burglaries that have occurred and are continuing to occur in the Ponchatoula and Robert areas. Juvenile Detectives are currently...


Hammond Man Wanted for Armed Robbery

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: On Thursday January 28, 2016, an armed robbery occurred at the address of 19071 Brumfield Ln, Hammond, LA. The victim was inside of his home when he heard a knock at the door. Upon answering it, the entered into...


Mardi Gras Day Shootings

HAMMOND, LA - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports on two separate incidents that occurred in the early morning hours of February 9, 2016, in Hammond, LA. At approximately 4:30 a.m., an 18 year old black male was checked into North Oaks Medical Center with two gunshot wounds to the leg....


2 Locals Wanted on Multiple Charges

Please be advised as of Febrary 2, 2016, 3:25 pm, both suspects have been placed into custody. HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for the public’s help public’s assistance in locating 2 wanted subjects. Antony “Rico” Singleton,( Black...


2015 Deputy of the Year

HAMMOND, LA - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is proud to announce that Lt. Tommy Ferrand is being recognized as the 2015 Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputy of the Year. Lt. Ferrand has been chosen for his exceptional service far and above the call of duty, outstanding work ethic, positive...


Cash for Crooks!

AMITE, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating wanted subject Trevest James ( B/M, DOB 02/07/1991). James is 5’9” , 170lbs, with a last known address of 11454 James Rd., Amite. James is wanted by the TPSO on the following charges....


2 Wanted For Bad Checks

HAMMOND, LA – Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Worthless Check Unit is looking for two local residents wanted for issuing worthless checks to businesses in our parish. Courtney James, W/F, DOB 5.25.1985, and Troy Waterman, W/M, DOB 3.4.1980, both...


2 Females Wanted for Criminal Damage

HAMMOND, LA, - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating two local females on Felony Criminal Damage warrants. Late last September, 31 year old Darrlynn Hutchinson of Albany and 24 year old Hammond resident Dominique Rowdy are being accused of striking the...


Suspect Still at Large

ROBERT, LA – January 20, 2016 – Misdemeanor shoplifting leads to Felony Meth arrest. On January 19, 2016, Richard Stewart Sr. (DOB 3.14.71) and Jamie Crayton (DOB 11.8.85) entered the Dollar General Store in Robert and proceeded to purchase and also steal precursor materials for the manufacturing...


Confirmed: No Syrian refugees in Tangipahoa Parish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TANGIPAHOA PARISH SHERIFF DANIEL EDWARDSNovember 19, 2015, HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards releases today that after a multi-agency conference call including numerous Sheriff’s Departments, Louisiana State Police, the LA Fusion Center and the...