TPSO offering $5k reward for home invasion information

Published 7:02 am Thursday, September 15, 2022

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UPDATE: The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information leading to an arrest in a home invasion that occurred last night at a residence on Rufus Bankston Rd.
Chief Travis asks anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers @ 800-554-5245.
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Late Night Home Invasion Leaves One Dead, Juvenile In Stable Condition
Chief Jimmy Travis reports just before 11:30 PM on September 12, 2022, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office received a call regarding three or four black males entering a Rufus Bankston Road residence while armed with guns. As deputies were responding, shots were fired inside the apartment.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered the body of 33 year old Donte Perry of Hammond, deceased inside the apartment from obvious gunshot wounds. Also inside the residence was Perry’s 12 year old daughter, who was transported to North Oaks Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds, where she was later transported to Childrens Hospital in stable condition.
At this time the identity of the suspects are unknown. Chief Travis asks anyone with information regarding this heinous act, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 985-345-6150, OR if you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line at 1.800.554.5245 or visit and click on the P3 Tips icon or Submit A Tip! You may be eligible for a cash reward. Lieutenant Jacob Schwebel is the lead investigator.