April 15, 2019

Ponchatoula: Suspect in Custody After Chase by Complainant

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 39 year-old Christian Gordon of

In early April, 2019, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office were investigating multiple residential burglaries that occurred on Saucier Road in Ponchatoula. Video surveillance footage from one of the residences assisted detectives in identifying Gordon as a suspect, resulting in an active warrant for his arrest.

On April 4, 2019, Gordon eluded arrest by fleeing from deputies during an attempted apprehension. Then, on April 9, 2019, Gordon was reported to be trespassing, while allegedly casing another property to victimize on Saucier Road. After contacting the sheriff's office, the complainant attempted to make contact with Gordon. Gordon fled on foot as the complainant chased behind him, subsequent leading to Gordon's apprehension and arrest.

Gordon reportedly later confessed to committing multiple residential burglaries on Saucier Road.

Gordon was booked on the charges of Home Invasion, Aggravated Burglary (3 counts),  Attempted Burglary, Criminal Trespass (2 counts),  Felony Criminal Damage to Property,  Resisting an Officer by Flight On Foot (2 counts), Possession of a Schedule I Controlled dangerous Substance/Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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