News & Information from the New Orleans Police Department

On Duty
Add to Twitter Add to Facebook Add to LinkedIn Add to Reddit

NOPD Arrests Juveniles in Series of Auto Burglaries

by Karen A Boudrie

January 18, 2023

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Eighth District, Fifth District

NOPD Arrests Juveniles in Series of Auto Burglaries

NOPD officers have arrested two juveniles in connection with a series of auto burglaries in the Eighth District.

On Monday January 8, 2023, a rash of vehicle burglaries was reported throughout the Eighth District.  The suspects were reportedly driving a stolen grey Kia as they broke into other vehicles.

Through investigation, Eighth District detectives, with the help of New Orleans citizens, quickly identified two juvenile males as the perpetrators of these incidents.

Eighth District detectives, with the help of Bourbon Street Promenade officers and Fifth District detectives were able to apprehend both suspects the next day (January 9, 2023).

The juveniles were charged with a total of eight counts of simple burglary.

Anyone with additional information about these incidents is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at (504) 658-6080 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.