PONCHATOULA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 31 year old fugitive Brandon Scott Hudson of Ponchatoula, LA. Hudson was wanted by the Hammond Police Department on a sexual battery charge for a crime that allegedly occurred in the parking lot of a local establishment on October 5, 2014, within the city limits of Hammond, LA.
On October 6, 2014, the sheriff’s office was notified that the alleged suspect was at a residence on Tiger Creek Lane in Ponchatoula. The sheriff’s office and detectives with the HPD responded to stated residence and located Hudson hiding in the bathroom. At this time, he was taken into custody without incident and subsequently charged as being a fugitive.
HAMMOND, LA - With Halloween right around the corner, it is crucial that you know which houses your children should avoid when trick-or-treating. I invite you to view our website www.tpso.org, research neighborhoods and addresses that are important to you, and register receive e-mail notifications on registered sex offenders within proximity of these addresses. The most beneficial aspect of the address monitoring feature is that once your important addresses, and e-mail address have been registered, the system will automatically alert you via e-mail when an offender moves within a specified radius of the registered address. Register any and all addresses where your children spend time; for example friends, grandparents’, or babysitters’ addresses. Registering for this confidential e-mail alert service allows us to monitor your important addresses for you, thereby keeping you up-to-date on newly registered offenders and making it unnecessary for you to have to check these addresses daily or even weekly. While visiting our website you can also view and print important safety tips to review with your children. The e-mail notifications and discussing the various safety tips help increase awareness.
Halloween night, offenders are not supposed to have their front porch lights on, nor are they supposed to answer the door. For the safety of you, your children, and the registered sex offender, if there is not a light on do not trick-or-treat at this residence.
“Community Notification” empowers you with the knowledge that can be used to protect yourself and your family from becoming victims. Sheriff Edwards firmly believes that the more educated and aware a community is of what and where the dangers lurk, the more success we have with our community notification program.
HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the following:
On Saturday October 18, 2014, several warrants were issued for the arrest of 25 year old Julian Alexander of Natalbany, LA. These warrants were initiated after Alexander fled from deputies during a traffic stop.
Alexander was traveling on New Geneessee Rd. in a blue Chevy Caprice when he was pulled over for a traffic violation. As deputies attempted to exit their patrol unit’s, Alexander put his vehicle in gear and fled from deputies at a high rate of speed. At this time, deputies engaged in pursuit of Alexander reaching speeds in excess of 80 mph. During the pursuit and as a result of Alexander’s dangerous and reckless driving, he failed to navigate through a turn on Spookhill Road, ran off the road and crashed into a ditch. Alexander then exited his vehicle and fled on foot headed south.
Having already been able to identify the subject as Julian Alexander, deputies returned to the suspect vehicle for processing. During the roadside investigation, deputies located a clear plastic baggie of suspected marijuana in the suspect’s vehicle. Deputies additionally located Alexander’s wallet which verified the suspect’s identity.
Subsequently, several warrants have been issued for Alexander’s arrest.
-La.R.S. 32:1301, Defective Equipment/ Unsafe Motor Vehicle
-La.R.S. 14:108.1C, Aggravated Flight from an Officer
-La.R.S. 14:108, Resisting an Officer- Flight on Foot
-La.R.S. 40:966E, Possession of Marijuana
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Alexander is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245 or Mr. Alexander is welcome to turn himself in at either one of the Sheriff’s Office locations.