LPSO detective charged and fired over alleged harassing phone calls

LIVINGSTON — A detective with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office was fired after allegedly making harassing phone calls, Sheriff Jason Ard confirmed Wednesday.

Danny R. Major, Jr. was charged with improper telephone communications after a complaint was made, Ard said. An investigation followed and he was consequently terminated by LPSO.

It’s unclear who Majors was allegedly targeting during the harassing calls.

Major was a detective in the department’s property crimes division. He started with with LPSO in November 2017, the sheriff’s office confirms.

A booking photo for Major was not provided due to Act No. 494, which places restrictions on mugshots released to the media for most offenses with exceptions for certain violent crimes.

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