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"Operation Summertime Blues" puts sex offenders behind bars


POSTED: Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 1:11pm

UPDATED: Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 1:08pm

In the early morning hours of June 1, many convicted sex offenders in Tangipahoa Parish were awakened by the sound of law enforcement officers at their door.

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards lead “Operation Summertime Blues”, which consisted of 45 officers doing compliance checks on area sex offenders, and serving arrest warrants on individuals identified as non compliant sex offenders.

Officers possessed arrest warrants on 15 non-compliant sex offenders, of which four were located and arrested. Also, officers performed compliance checks at 76 area sex offender's residences.

Arrests included:

John Mudave Ndanyi, 51

David L. Burton, 22

Ricky Hill, 32

Shaff Carter, 35 

Lionell Bryant, 48

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