Early this morning (December 14, 2017) around 2:00 a.m., a Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy saw a truck backed up to an ATM in the parking lot of the Loranger Supermarket. They were trying to load it into the back of their truck.parking lot but fled when the deputy approached. Deputies pursued he truck until it crashed into a fence. The two suspects then fled on foot into a wooded area.
At approximately 8:15 a.m., the subjects were spotted by TPSO detectives, they again fled on foot, but were quickly apprehended. It turns out that the truck was stolen from Kenner and had a stolen license plate.
Arrested were Alfred Cobb (25) and Leonard Williams (33), both of Ponchatoula.
Detectives are still actively investigating the incident, therefore the charges are pending on both subjects. The TSPO is currently assisting the Kenner Police Department with an investigation into the stolen pick-up, as well as multiple stolen vehicles that have been recovered in Tangipahoa Parish from the Kenner area.