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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.


For Immediate Release

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office

April 1, 2016

AMITE, LA – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking the publics assistance in identifying a male subject wanted for theft.

On March 30th 2016, a black male entered Cannon Discount Pharmacy in Independence. Video surveillance captured the

subject reaching over a counter and stealing an employee’s smart phone. The subject then fled the store on foot walking

south on U.S. Hwy 51.

If anyone can identify the suspect, please contact Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245. Detective Kovan Banks with the Criminal Investigation Division is the lead investigator.