SJSO warns of tarp scam

Published 3:42 pm Saturday, September 4, 2021

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office has received a few calls from residents reporting suspicious people in neighborhoods asking for cash in advance to tarp homes. Do not be a victim of this scam. Reputable companies will not ask for cash in advance.

If possible, please take a picture of suspicious vehicles and license plates and report to the non-emergency number at 985-652-6338.