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57-year-old Hammond Man - Missing

UPDATE- Thankfully, Mr.Barns was located and reunited with this family.


HAMMOND, LA – (May 1, 2018) – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 57-year-old Gregory Barnes Jr. of North Baptist Rd. in Hammond.

The Sheriff’s Office began looking for Barnes late Friday night April 27, 2018, after receiving a report from family members stating that he was missing.

Barnes was last seen in Ponchatoula by a family member on April 9, 2018, at around 11:00 a.m. and no one has seen or heard from him since. Barnes’ family is concerned because they typically make contact with him on a regular basis. Barnes has a history of high blood pressure and may be in need of medication.

Barnes has grey hair, stands about 5’6” tall, and weighs approximately 170 pounds.

The TPSO is asking anyone with knowledge of Barnes’s whereabouts to please contact TPSO Detective Dale Athmann at 985-634-9181.