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Suspect Identified in Theft, Burglary Incidents in Third District

by Aaron E. Looney

August 24, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Third District

Suspect Identified in Theft, Burglary Incidents in Third District

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Phillip Blatcher (DOB: 08-26-1986) in connection with a theft and burglary of a business, both incidents occurring in the Third District.

On Sunday, July 30, 2017 at about 1:50 a.m., the above pictured known male, with shoulder length black hair wearing blue V-neck  T-shirt and orange shorts reportedly stole a flat-screen television from the Empire Express Gas station at 4301 Louisa Street.

The pictured individual is also believed to have committed a burglary of a business in the 4800 block of Chef Menteur Highway at about 3:15 a.m. on August 1, 2017.

As investigation progressed, detectives were able to develop Blatcher as the perpetrator in each of the incidents.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Philip Blatcher is asked to contact Third District detectives at 504-658-6030. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.