Hammond man arrested after causing disturbance on elementary school campus


Jamal Jones/Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office


A Hammond man was arrested Friday after causing a disturbance on an elementary school campus, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards said Jamal Jones, 36, of Hammond was arrested.

Jones was arrested on Midway Elementary’s campus after he initiated a disturbance with a woman while she was attempting to drop off her children at school.

Jones was taken into custody and charged with disturbing the peace.

Jones also had outstanding warrants for his arrest for theft, domestic abuse, battery and child endangerment, according to the sheriff.

Jones is currently on federal probation, therefore is being held without bond.

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