Hammond man arrested for 2nd degree battery, theft
Press Release from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office:
HAMMOND, LA - May 22, 2020 - Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 29 year-old Jamaria Rashad Wilkinson of Hammond, LA.
Wilkinson was taken into custody Thursday after detectives linked him to the discovery of an unresponsive male with a head injury found in the parking lot of the Tangi Village apartment complex off Rufus Bankston Road. The preliminary investigation revealed that the male was the victim of a physical altercation.
At this time, Wilkinson is in custody on charges of second degree battery and theft.
Detective M. Webb, 985-902-2036, is the lead investigator on this case.
If anyone has information related to this incident, we ask that you contact Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa’s anonymous tip line 1-800-554-5245.