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TPSO Looking for NON-Compliant Sex-Offender

LORANGER, LA – (June 5, 2018) - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 34-year-old James Travis Cortez (AKA: Travis Cortez).

Cortez is wanted by the TPSO for failing to register as a sex offender. Cortez has a last known address of 23262 Galatas Rd. Lot#21, Loranger, LA.

Cortez was convicted of "Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile" in June of 2008. Cortez last completed a registration with TPSO last year in June 2017. On May 10, 2018, during an annual sex offender compliance check, it was discovered that Cortez has abandoned his Galatas Rd. mobile home and his whereabouts are unknown at this time.

At one time, Cortez was registered as a sex offender in St. Tammany Parish. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Travis Cortez is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800.554.5245. TPSO Detective Glynn Cacioppo is the lead investigator on this case.