HAMMOND, LA - August 23, 2019 - Earlier this week, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office (TPSO) Burglary Unit arrested 43-year- old LESLIE ANDERSON of Pumpkin Center.
On August 20th, detectives were contacted by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office (LPSO) to assist in locating the subject. LPSO detectives were actively working a residential burglary in their parish when they identified ANDERSON as one of two suspects responsible for the burglary.
TPSO detectives were able to make contact with ANDERSON at her residence in Pumpkin Center. Upon doing so, an authorized search of her residence yielded approximately 10 grams of methamphetamine and numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia - to include scales which are commonly used in the distribution of narcotics and items used to ingest methamphetamine.
ANDERSON was booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on the following charges:
- 1 count fugitive from LPSO
- 1 count felony possession of stolen property
- 1 count possession with intent to distribute Schedule II
- 1 count possession of drug paraphernalia.