TPSO seeks help finding missing person

Published 1:47 pm Thursday, June 15, 2023

Hammond, LA – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.
Chief Jimmy Travis says deputies are searching for 46 year old Michael Cote of Joele Drive in Hammond. Michael is described as a white male, approximately 5’10” tall and weighs around 180 lbs with dark brown hair, brown eyes and is known to wear glasses. Contact was last made with Michael via text message on June 12, 2023, but he has not been seen or heard from since. Michael owns and is possibly driving a 2012 Dodge Caravan, black in color, bearing Louisiana license plate 537CKL.
Chief Travis asks anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Cote to contact Detective Dale Athmann at 985-902-2032, 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!