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Tangipahoa deputies looking for suspect

2 years 11 months 4 days ago December 30, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 Monday, December 30 2013 December 30, 2013 11:45 AM in News
Source: Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office

HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish released a photo of a man alleged to have threatened to kill a woman and who fled from the police.

Deputies said they tried to arrest 26-year-old Leroy Johnson on December 16 after the reported threats to harm and kill a female. Deputies located and stopped Johnson, but said he resisted arrest and sped away despite two shots of pepper spray to the face.

Deputies chased after him, but the high-speed pursuit was stopped to ensure the safety of the public.
They did find his abandoned vehicle.

Johnson also has an active outstanding warrant for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

 

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