TPSO seeks help finding suspects in theft of exercise equipment worth over $1k

Published 1:14 pm Friday, May 27, 2022

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The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect in a theft occurring earlier this month.
Chief Jimmy Travis reports on May 24, 2022, detectives began an investigation into a theft that occurred on two different occasions on Vitrano Lane in Independence. The victim stated on May 4, 2022 and then again on May 14, 2022, an unknown subject stole over one thousand dollars worth of exercise equipment, (free weights, bars, benches), one Hobart welding machine, and one trolling motor with a foot pedal.
On both dates in question, a nearby deer camera captured one person and two different vehicles of interest in the incident.
Chief Travis asks that anyone able to identify and/or locate the suspect and vehicles captured in this photograph please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa, Inc. anonymous tip line at 1-800-554-5245, or visit and click on the P3 Tips. Detective Anthony Stewart is the lead investigator.