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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, and enclosed trailers.

TPSO Detectives have reason to believe that these stolen items may be being distributed and/or sold to individuals within the community and possibly on construction sites.

Anyone who has purchased or who has been approached by someone attempting to sell such items or who may have knowledge of these incidents, are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245 and/or the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.