PONCHATOULA, LA - April 11, 2019 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 39 year-old Christian Gordon of Ponchatoula, LA.
In early April, 2019, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office has been investigating multiple residential burglaries that occurred on the Saucier Road in Ponchatoula. Video surveillance footage from one of the residences assisted detectives in identifying Gordon as a suspect, resulting in an active warrant for his arrest.
On April 4, 2019, Gordon eluded arrest by fleeing from deputies during an attempted apprehension. On April 9, 2019, Gordon was reported to be trespassing, while allegedly casing another property to victimize on Saucier Rd. After contacting the sheriff's office, the complainant attempted to make contact with Gordon. Gordon fled on foot as the complainant chased behind him, subsequent leading to Gordon's apprehension and arrest.
Gordon later confessed to committing multiple residential burglaries on Saucier Rd.
On April 10, 2019, Gordon was booked on the following charges: L.R.S.14:62.8 Relative to Home Invasion, (3) Counts L.R.S.14:60 Relative to Aggravated Burglary, L.R.S.14:27:62 Relative to Attempted Burglary, (2) Counts L.R.S.14:63 Relative to Criminal Trespass, L.R.S.14:56 Relative to Felony Criminal Damage to Property, (2) Counts L.R.S.14:108.1 Relative to Resisting an Officer by Flight (On Foot), L.R.S.40:966 Relative to Possession of a Schedule I Controlled dangerous Substance to wit Heroin and L.R.S.40:1023 Relative to Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.