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Suspect Identified in Residence Burglary on Peniston

by Dawne Massey

January 23, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Sixth District

Suspect Identified in Residence Burglary on Peniston

August Selestan (DOB: 10/30/1979) is wanted by NOPD in connection to a residence burglary on Peniston Street.


The victim stated that on Friday, December 9, 2016, at approximately 11:30 a.m., he locked and secured his residence in the 500 block of Peniston and left the area. When he returned to his apartment later that evening he discovered that his 32” flat screen television and a laptop were missing. He then noticed that the rear window of his bedroom had been tampered with and left slightly ajar. Police were called and a palm print was discovered on the window.


After further investigation August Selestan was identified as a suspect in the incident and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.


If you have any information about this incident or Selestan’s whereabouts please contact any Sixth District detective at 504-658-6060. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.