TPSO seeks help finding subject

Published 6:25 am Monday, June 27, 2022

Chief Jimmy Travis reports the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office is actively searching for James Ballard, Jr., 35 year-old white male, on domestic violence related charges.
On June 22, 2022, deputies responded to a residence in Roseland where it was reported that Ballard had poured acid and Clorox toilet bleach on the victims face causing chemical burns. The victim also had major bruising to her body which also included a punctured lung and busted ear drum.
Ballard currently has outstanding warrants for the
following charges:
(1) count – Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery
(1) count – Domestic abuse battery -child endangerment
(1) count – Protective order violation
(1) count – false imprisonment
(9) counts – failure to appear
Chief Travis asks that anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Ballard, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa, Inc. anonymous tip line at
1-800-554-5245, or visit and click on the P3 Tips. Sgt. Jill Hutcheson is the lead investigator.
Note: All persons accused of a crime are innocent until proven guilty.
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