iPad could provide big break in theft of guns, jewelry

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) -- New Orleans police are hoping a photo can help catch a burglary suspect.  The case is included in the latest Wheel of Justice report.

The burglary happened on August 11 at about 11:30 in the morning.  According to police, a man returned to his home to find the kitchen window broken.

Inside, the man reported finding his Nintendo PlayStation, jewelry, a .40 caliber Glock pistol, and an AR-15 tactical rifle missing.

Police also say the burglar stole an iPad.  The owner tells WGNO that he was able to use the tablet's location function to find it.  He says the man who had it ran away once he was confronted but not before the burglary victim could take a photo of him.

For more details, click on the video button at the top of this story.

If you have any information that could help police find the suspect, call CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.

You don't have to reveal your name or testify, and you could earn a $2,500 reward.  So far, 320 people have landed behind bars after their cases rolled on the Wheel of Justice.

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