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Missing Person

PONCHATOULA, LA - October 1, 2019 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in locating 38-year-old Jeremiah Scott Payne. He is missing.

Jeremiah is from the Ponchatoula area, however has been spending a lot if time in New Orleans since Dec. of 2018. On May 29, 2019, Payne was involved in a traffic accident subsequently leaving him hospitalized in a medical facility in the New Orleans area. Records show that Payne was treated and released the next day, however has not been seen or heard from since.

Payne is described as being 6"1" tall, about 180 pounds, dirty blonde hair, and green eyes. He has tattoos of a dragon and the sun/moon on his back.

Anyone with information involving Jeremiah's whereabouts is asked to call TPSO Detective Dale Athamnn at 985-345-6150.