UPDATE: Police seek Joshua Latham, 26, for questioning as a person of interest in the disappearance of Higginbotham.
Orange resident Staci Robinson went to the Orange Police station at about 11:56 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, to report her sister Tami Diane Higginbotham missing since Feb. 7. Officer Michael T. Roush filed a missing persons report on Higginbotham in response to her sister’s request.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, Orange Police Captain Cliff Hargrave reported Higginbotham was still missing. The news release stated the missing woman is a 41-year-old white female, approximately 5-foot-2 and 120 pounds. She is from Vinton, La. Although the original police report indicated she had been missing since Feb. 7, the news release indicated she was last seen Feb. 8 at approximately 12:30 p.m. and was en route to Orange. Her vehicle was found at Bluebird Fishing Camp on Simmons Drive in Orange.
Joshua Latham is wanted for a felony probation violation out of Orange County. He might be in a gold colored, 1995 Chevrolet extended cab truck, Louisiana license No. X557246. He lives in Orange and is originally from the Mauriceville area. Latham is also wanted for questioning as a person of interest in the disappearance of Higginbotham. Police ask that anyone with information contact them at (409) 883-1026.