TPSO seeks escaped trustee

Published 10:35 am Friday, March 3, 2023

Special thanks to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in taking Frith into custody.
Chief Jimmy Travis reports a trustee walked off of a jobsite this morning around 7:20 a.m. The offender was working on a clean-up crew on Southeastern’s campus when he walked off the jobsite.
48-Year-old Gary Michael Frith was wearing a white tee shirt, blue pants, and wearing black shoes covered in gray paint. He was last seen walking toward Martin’s Dr. in the Hammond area around 7:30 a.m., and had been reported to have been picked up at the Waffle House on University Ave in a white mid-sized sedan.
Frith is a DOC inmate who had been incarcerated in the parish jail since September 2022 following a probation violation.
Frith is described as a white male, weighing 195 pounds, 5’8” tall, with short blonde hair and blue eyes. Frith also has tattoos on his arms.
Chief Travis asks anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Frith, to call 911, 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.