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NOPD Identifies Wanted Suspect in Auto Theft in Eighth District

by Aaron E. Looney

September 5, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Eighth District

NOPD Identifies Wanted Suspect in Auto Theft in Eighth District

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Kentrell Mullens (pictured, black male, DOB: 10-21-1982) in the investigation of an auto theft incident that occurred on May 8, 2023, in the 1100 block of Dauphine Street.

In this incident, the victim reportedly left a white 2017 Ford F-150 unlocked with the engine running when an unknown black male entered the vehicle and fled to St. Martin Parish, where the vehicle was recovered in good condition.

Through investigation, NOPD Eighth District detectives developed and positively identified Mullens as the perpetrator in this incident.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.


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