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Lottery Loser!

Lottery LOSER! – Woman accused of stealing lottery tickets from her work, then redeeming about $3,000 in winnings. HAMMOND, LA – (October 31, 2017) – 41 –year-old Charish Granier Watson was arrested Sunday October 29, 2017, on charges of Felony Theft, relative to the amount of $21,000.00. TPSO’s Financial Crimes Investigator Detective Travis Pittman took the woman ...

Crime Stoppers

HAMMOND, LA – (October 23, 2017) – In early June of 2017, The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Financial Crimes Unit began investigating a compliant of bank fraud, forgery and monetary instrument abuse. In the investigation a citizen reported that an unknown person(s) had utilized ACH Banking Information including routing and account numbers to apply a payment in excess of three ...

BUSTED

Yesterday was a good day for the honest, hard-working citizens of Tangipahoa Parish, but not so much one local drug dealer. HAMMOND, LA – (October 20, 2017) – Yesterday afternoon, 23-year-old Marcellus Washington of Hood Rd. was taken into custody and charged after a traffic stop led to the discovery of approximately “8 ounces” of marijuana. Washington was consequently charged ...

2-year-old COLD CASE

AMITE, LA – (October 23, 2017) - October 21, 2017, marked two years since the reported disappearance of 57-year-old Nicholas Schiro of Lowery Ln. Amite, LA.It was reported by neighbors that Schiro had not been seen or heard of from for several weeks before they called in to report his disappearance. Numerous attempts have been made in efforts to learn of his whereabouts, however to no avail. ...

DRUG Arrest

HAMMOD, LA – (October 20, 2017) – Yesterday afternoon, 23-year-old Marcellus Washington of Hood Rd. was taken into custody and charged after a traffic stop led to the discovery of approximately “8 ounces” of marijuana. Washington was consequently charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a traffic violation. To ...

TAKE Back DAY!!!!

HAMMOND, LA - (October 11, 2017) - On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day which is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The purpose of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is to provide a venue for persons wanting to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. Partaking ...

Inmate accused of filing a false police report!

Amite, LA – (October 19, 2017) – An inmate at the Tangipahoa Parish Jail faces new charges after allegedly filing a false Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) report.On October 11, 2017, 29-year old jail resident Eron Wheat reported that he was possibly raped in the Tangipahoa Parish Jail. Wheat claimed that he was assaulted, passed out and when he came to -he thought he could have been ...

BUSTED

HAMMOND, LA – (October 18, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following: 23-year-old Percy Molton, Jr. was arrested and is now behind bars for a home invasion that occurred on October 3, 2017, on Tillman Rd. in Hammond, LA. After being taken into custody on October, 17, 2017, Molton subsequently confessed to allegedly entering an occupied residence armed with a ...

This week’s WANTED Wednesday…

HAMMOND, LA – (October 18, 2017) – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in learning the whereabouts of 26-year-old Cameron Collins of Hammond, LA. Collins is wanted for one count of residential burglary for breaking into a residence located on James Earl Lane Robert Louisiana on August 30, 2017. If you have information regarding Collins, ...

Let's get this guy!

HAMMOND, LA – (October 18, 2017) - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in locating 34-year-old Mandeville resident James Kenneth Comer. While investigating a series of thefts that have occurred throughout Tangipahoa Parish over the past two weeks, detectives were able to identify 34-year-old Comer as a prime suspect. Comer is believed to have stolen ...

ACE in the HOLE

KENTWOOD, LA – (October 18, 2017) – 5 arrested in Kentwood last week after being caught in the act! On October 11, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m., deputies responded to a possible burglary in process at a residence on W. Hayes Rd in Kentwood. The caller stated he possibly had one suspect blocked in a shed behind the residence and observed a vehicle traveling up and down the road ...

Arrested!

AMITE, LA – (October 17, 2017) - Jaquorius Braxton - 18 years of age, from Bridgemore Rd Kentwood, LA was arrested October 14, 2017, by Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office for possession of stolen property. The incident occurred in December of 2016, when a Tangipahoa residence reported several 4- wheelers stolen. An investigation lead by Detective Terry Lane revealed that Braxton ...

Where is she?

PONCHATOULA, LA – (October 17, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 42-year-old Gloria Manso of Ponchatoula, LA . Manso is a person of interest wanted for questioning regarding a recent residential burglary that occurred in the Ponchatoula area. Manso was last seen driving a gold Chevrolet Cruz. Anyone know when the whereabouts ...

These weeks Fugitive Friday

HAMMOND, LA - (October 13, 2017) - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating 27-year-old Joshua Brumfield of Hammond, LA. Brumfield had on the run Brumfield from TPSO detectives while being sought for numerous outstanding felony arrest warrants. Brumfield is a known narcotics user and distributor who has been the prime suspect in multiple narcotics related ...

Independence Man Arrested

INDEPENDENCE, LA. – (October 12, 2017) – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the events surrounding a series of residential burglaries and criminal trespassing. Monday, October 2, 2017, a victim from the Antioch Road area reported an attempted burglary which was captured on video surveillance. The person on the video surveillance was identified as ...

BUSTED!

HAMMOND, LA – (October 12, 2017) – We are pleased to report that wanted suspect, 22-year-old Marquanvius Jones, was located and taken into custody last night without incident. Great job, TPSO ..and a BIG thank you to all of our media partners. Thank you for all you do! Help us get this guy off our streets! ____Original Release -___ HAMMOND, LA – (October 11, 2017) – ...

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is still looking for these guys from last week’s WANTED Wednesday. We are confident that someone out there knows who they are. If you know, PLEASE contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245. Any call to Crime Stoppers will ALWAYS remain anonymous! _______ This weeks ‘Wanted Wednesday” goes out to this crew. AMITE, LA – ...

We know who you and you're BUSTED!

20-year-old Tickfaw resident thought he got away with passing a fake $100.00 bill to a grocery clerk – but guess what? No way, not here, he got BUSTED!NATALBANY, LA – (October 11, 2017) – 20- year- old Vance Tomlin of Tickfaw was arrested over the weekend for passing a counterfeit one-hundred dollar bill at a Natalbany grocery store. The incident occurred on October 6, 2017, when ...

Thank you, Grant Funding!

HAMMOND, LA – (October 11, 2017) – From the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office- Sheriff Daniel Edwards and 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. Traffic enforcement ...

Crime Stoppers

Hammond, LA- October 7, 2027 - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office Financial Crimes Unit began their investigation into a series of internal thefts at a local business identified as Miller’s Mart, located on West Club Deluxe Road, in Hammond. During this investigation Financial Crimes Detective Travis Pitman recovered video surveillance, which identified former store employee 27-year-old Johnathan ...

Gotta Pay in CASH!

You may want to consider paying in cash: Local retail worker accused of stealing credit card information. HAMMOND, LA – (September 28, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the accused- 28-year-old - Earlandria Berry of Hammond, LA.- used a cell phone to take pictures of a patron’s credit card information. Her alleged crime sheds light on a form of fraud ...

Gotta pay in CASH!

You may want to consider paying in cash: Local retail worker accused of stealing credit card information. HAMMOND, LA – (September 28, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the accused- 28-year-old - Earlandria Berry of Hammond, LA.- used a cell phone to take pictures of a patron’s credit card information. Her alleged crime sheds light on a form of ...

Gotta pay in CASH!

You may want to consider paying in cash: Local retail worker accused of stealing credit card information. HAMMOND, LA – (September 28, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the accused- 28-year-old - Earlandria Berry of Hammond, LA.- used a cell phone to take pictures of a patron’s credit card information. Her alleged crime sheds light on a form of ...

Fight Fraud, Waste, and Abuse!


LOCK your VEHICLE

When we remind you to lock your doors and to keep your belongings out of plain sight – it’s because we’re just trying to protect you from creeps like this! PONCHATOULA, LA – (September 27, 2017) - A Ponchatoula man is now in jail after allegedly stealing a car during a high school football game.Last week 27-year- old Jobe Jenkins of Ponchatoula was arrested for stealing a ...

There is power and strength in UNITY – TPSO - Headed to Texas!

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office will be collecting supplies for first responders who are supporting affected areas after Hurricane Harvey. We are asking for your generosity in collecting new and unused items - water, latex gloves, wet wipes, toiletries, pain relievers, t- shirts, hand sanitizer, Band-Aids, batteries, flashlights, blankets, etc. Please, no food or perishable items. ...

Join Neighborhood WATCH

HAMMOND, LA – (August 30, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards shares that part of the mission of the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is to provide the highest quality of public safety services to our community. We feel one of the best ways of accomplishing this is by reducing fear and preventing crimes through education and heightened awareness of our citizens. Citizens ...

You can Run, but you can't HIDE

UPDATE – HAMMOND, LA - (August 11, 2017) - You can run, but you can't hide!!! The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office burglary unit with the assistance of Hammond Police Department have been able to identify the subject as Donny McKay (DOB 05/29/1988) of President Hoover Street Ponchatoula. On the night of August 9, 2017, Hammond Police Department contacted TPSO detectives ...

One cannot plan for the unexpected.

-WANTED Man arrested for home invasion after tipsters alerted detectives that the subject was to appear in court on unrelated charges. On August 23, 2017, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office began working on a tip that 32- year- old Stephan Thomas of Ponchatoula, LA, who was wanted by the TPSO for a home invasion that occurred on Sept. 1, 2016, in Tickfaw, LA- was summoned to appear ...

Crack-Down on CRIME

HAMMOND, LA – (August 22, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports five individuals arrested after multiple agencies join forces in an operation to crack-down on crime. As part of a multi-agency drug suppression operation, a search warrant was obtained and executed at an address on Larussa Lane in Independence. The residence has been the target of an on-going joint ...

The FEAR of GOD

Over the weekend, deputies nab a church burglar as he attempts to flee the scene in a mini-van. HAMMOND, LA – (August 21, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following arrest. On August 19, 2017, at approximately 2:00 a.m., 51-year old Kurt Lawson, with a last known address in Omaha, NE, was taken into custody after deputies caught the guy as he was attempting ...

Good Guys – 1 Bad Guy – 0

HAMMOND, LA – (August 18, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following arrest.Last night, 20-year old Tyshon Lamar Coleman – aka- FAT MACK - of Hammond, LA was taken into custody by the TPSO on 2 counts of attempted second degree murder. At approximately 8:50 p.m., deputies responded to the Contempo Apartment Complex on Quick Blvd. in reference to a possible ...

BUSTED on your BDAY

Jail is definitely an option on your birthday this year! Accused drug dealer, BUSTED on his Birthday! HAMMOND, LA – (August 15, 2017) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following arrest. On the morning of Tuesday August 15, 2017, at around 0813 hours, Detective Travis Pitman with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office Financial Crimes Unit and Detective Chad Hill ...

WANTED

When you break into people’s houses and steal their stuff - please know that we will find you, we will arrest you, and we will put you in jail. AMITE, LA – (August 15, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in gathering information regarding three daytime residential burglaries that occurred on July 25, 2017, on La. 1054 north of LA. 10 ...

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Two Stand-Up Citizens

The TPSO is looking for two stand-up citizens who use other people’s credit/debit cards to go shopping. …. luckily for us, we know who you are! HAMMOND, LA – (August 11, 2017) - On Monday August 7th, 2017 the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office Financial Crimes Unit began an investigation into unauthorized charges made on a citizen’s Whitney Bank debit card. The initial ...

New Visitation Schedule for Parish Jail

AMITE, LA – (August 3, 2017) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is announcing a change in visitation days for inmates in the Tangipahoa Parish Jail. Effective Saturday August 19, 2017, visitation for jail inmates will be as follows: Saturday’s, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday’s, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All persons coming to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail to ...

TPSO Young Marine Program - Accepting Applications

HAMMOND , LA – (August 4, 2017) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards announces that the TPSO’s Young Marines Program is now accepting applications through August 19, 2017. The Young Marine Program is open to all youth ages 8 through completion of high school. The only membership requirement is that the youth be in good standing at school. For more information on the Young ...

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, LA., and Roger Leon III, 53 years of age from Hwy 10 Roseland, LA. Cyprian was charged with violation ...

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 fire that occurred around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday April, 10, 2017. Deputies responded to a residence on ...

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 Drug Take-Back Day provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of 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 delinquent taxes and to register for the upcoming tax sale. ...

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 Office have crews working around the clock to resolve a plumbing problem. “What our crews have ...

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 Drug Take-Back Day provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of 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 were 24 year old James Roundtree of Hammond, LA., 24 year old Shawn Landry of Hammond, 23 year ...

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 (TPSO) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 43 year old Roger David Hammond Jr. of Hammond, ...

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, Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), conducted ...

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 and account number from their financial institution had been compromised and used to make payments ...

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 (days and nights available) -Starting Salary - $22,000 yr. -Plus $6,000 State Supplemental ...

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 Sheriff's Office (TPSO) Deputies, Acadian Ambulance Services and Amite Fire responded to a residence ...

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 Sheriff’s Office. 47 year old Shawanda Dove of Independence, 43 year old Bridget Harper of ...

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 that Lesli did not attend class. It was also reported that Lesli was seen that same day with her ...

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 sheriff’s office employees linked to disturbing illegal bond activity. An investigation began ...

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 on second degree battery charges from an incident that occurred in the Hammond area on September 12, ...

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 2014 Nissan Maxima at the intersection of Wardline Road and Crapanzano Road located in Hammond, Louisiana. ...

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 Anderson Rd in Roseland. Upon further investigation the ATV in question was located and found to have ...

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 of training, the same training required of regular patrol deputies. Anyone interested in being ...

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 enforcement and education.Funding from the grant means more deputies will be out working additional ...

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 then stated that when they looked outside, they saw a body lying lifeless in their neighbor’s ...

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 entered onto private property on Sweet Williams Dr, Hammond, LA. While on the property 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 be burglarized late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. “Between 12 and 15 vehicles were ...

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 Jr. of Ponchatoula and passenger 22 year old Logan Murphy were traveling west on Traino Lane when ...

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 of Hammond, LA was taken into custody just a short time after snatching two bags from a local business ...

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 abuse/battery, aggravated assault, simple kidnapping, and criminal damage to property. Warrants for ...

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 were similar in nature where an unknown black male would enter a local store and aggressively jump over ...

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 Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is currently conducting several water rescues/evacuations ...

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 law enforcement and it touches us in many ways and with many emotions. Together we share in the ...

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 of stolen property and resisting arrest. Anyone knowing the whereabouts to Patterson is asked ...

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 black male exiting an apartment with televisions in hand. It was stated that when the suspect was ...

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 charge of (Felony) Possession of Stolen Property. Collins is accused of attempting to sell a diamond ...

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 Tyshon Coleman, both of Hammond, LA, have been identified and accused of shooting a 22 year old black ...

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 (DOB 11.29.1989), and Damone Stanley (DOB 5.25.1990), both of Hammond, LA. ...

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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 and Woodhaven Rd areas. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Miller is asked to contact Crime Stoppers ...

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 Administration with assistance from Hammond Police Department. Last week, U.S. Attorney ...

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, LA 70403, on June 22, 2016 at 10:00 am to consider levying additional or increased millage rates ...

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 with felony theft after they were identified as being the subjects accused of stealing equipment ...

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 this past weekend. Anyone able to identify this subject is asked to please contact Crime Stoppers ...

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 were informed through known and unknown sources that a Ken Kelsey McNabb (White male DOB 9/14/1972) ...

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 has lived in Hammond for the past two years. She is 5’5”, 145 lbs, with shoulder ...

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 and charged with these two thefts. Unfortunately, detectives have not been able to recover the ...

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 of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for ...

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 in close proximity of the burglary victim, however we did not have an address or a name. Several days ...

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 of false planning of a planned bombing on school property.“I am encouraging all parents, ...

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 slew of charges to include; resisting arrest by flight, obstruction of public passage, failure to appear ...

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 area. Classes will resume tomorrow. Assisting agencies are the LSP, HPD, Homeland Security, ...

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 officers from the TPSO, LSP, HPD, PPD, Homeland Security, St. John Parish SO deputies with Bomb ...

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 child. Upon making contact with the driver, 37 year old Monica Doughty, she stated that she was at ...

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 parish. Angle has recently been accused of rape with charges pending in East Baton Rouge Parish ...

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 Office April 1, 2016 AMITE, LA – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s ...

The TPSO is looking for you!

April 4, 2016

HAMMOND, 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 at 800.554.5245.


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 count of burglary as well as outstanding warrants for non-support, misdemeanor theft, and unauthorized ...

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 then are often willing to speak now, many years later. "We believe there are people in the community ...

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 unconscious state then attempting to stab her with a kitchen knife. Additionally, White fled on ...

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 on a specific area of Hammond that is known to have a high volume of illegal drug trafficking. The ...

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 old Brett Gonzales from Woodhaven Road in Tickfaw. Upon Detectives interviewing Brett Gonzales, Gonzales ...

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 occurred on February 8, 2016, at the “Edge Wood” Apt Complex in Hammond, LA. Anyone ...

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. 07/02/1991). SANDIFER by his on account is a high ranking member of a self acclaimed GANG “Tough ...

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 I-12 led to the discovery of illegal narcotics and $48,000 in cash currency. While positioned ...

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 tools such as saws, drills, impact wrenches, etc., being taken from tool sheds, work trucks, ...

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 Program. The Scholarship Program will award 64 scholarships, a $500.00 each, to students residing in ...

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 knowing the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245. TPSO ...

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 investigating a group of teenagers who have been “car hopping” through neighborhoods ...

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 the residence under false pretenses. He produced a handgun, struck the victim in the head and robbed ...

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. When detectives arrived, the victim stated that several subjects were outside of an apartment located ...

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 male, 06/15/1993) is wanted for by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office for 1 count of Simple ...

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 demeanor, and dedication to duty. Lt. Tommy Ferrand, a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana ...

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. 6cts Failure To Appear Warrants Theft by Shoplifting Aggravated Flight Resisting ...

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 with a last known addresses in Hammond, have active warrants with the TPSO by Sgt. Vic Ferrara. Anyone ...

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 back window out of an automobile with an alleged car jack at a residence in Ponchatoula. The vehicle ...

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 of methamphetamines. A third subject identified as Tommy Blackwell (DOB 12.23.84), allegedly ...

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 LA Sheriff’s Association, it has absolutely been confirmed that there are no Syrian refugees in ...