From Hammond Police
Hammond, LA – After being alerted by a watchful neighbor Thursday night at approximately 10:34, the Hammond Police Department was dispatched to the 600 block of South Cherry Street in reference to a black male subject jumping a fence at a residence across the street.
Upon arrival in the area and after a foot pursuit, patrol and K9 officers, along with the street crimes unit and narcotics officers, located the suspect, Terrance Johnson, 19 years old of Hammond, underneath a house in the 600 block of South Cherry Street.
Johnson was placed in custody and while searching him, officers found additional stolen property in his pockets from a burglary that had just occurred, which the resident was not even aware of yet. The property was returned to the owner.
Johnson was transported to Hammond City Jail for booking on charges including Fugitive from TPSO, Simple Burglary, and 2 Counts of Resisting Arrest.
Johnson already had a Possession of Stolen Property warrant through HPD, as well as two outstanding warrants through the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office for Failure to Appear, one of which is for 21 counts of Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling.