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NOPD Third District Seeking Suspect in Vehicle Burglary

by Aaron E. Looney

October 10, 2019

Categories: Be on the Lookout, Videos

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Third District

The NOPD is seeking aid from the public in locating and identifying those responsible for a vehicle burglary on October 9, 2019.

At about 12:15 p.m., the victim’s 2010 Dodge Journey was left unsecured in the 6200 block of Caldwell Drive.  At about 4:00 p.m. that same day, the victim discovered the inside of her vehicle ransacked, her purse stolen which contained cash, identification card and checkbook had been stolen from the rear seat.

Video surveillance, which can be viewed in the above player, revealed that at about 1:04 p.m., a dark-colored SUV pulled right next to the victim's vehicle. An unknown individual exited the SUV and burglarized the vehicle. Shortly after, the SUV traveled northbound on Caldwell Drive, then unknown.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Third District detectives at 504-658-6030, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at  1-877-903-STOP (7867).