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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Burglary on Hayne Boulevard

by Aaron E. Looney

December 7, 2018

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Good Police Work, Seventh District

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Burglary on Hayne Boulevard

The NOPD has arrested Leroy Thornton (DOB: 12-09-1991) in connection with a burglary of an inhabited dwelling that occurred on December 3, 2018 in the 9500 block of Hayne Boulevard.

NOPD Seventh District Detectives conducting a follow-up investigation into the incident received information that a recently hired maintenance worker at the location was reportedly responsible for the incident. Upon further investigation, Thornton was developed as the alleged perpetrator and a search warrant was obtained. Detectives executing the search warrant were able to locate the property reported stolen during the incident, including a reported stolen firearm.

Thornton was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.

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.