NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is trying to find the man who broke into a home in the Holy Cross neighborhood. The case is the latest to roll on the Wheel of Justice.
The burglary happened on March 31 in the 400 block of Saint Maurice Avenue. Police say a man kicked in the door to a home and took several items.
Surveillance video shows much of the burglary. Soon after the man can be seen in the video, a dog is heard barking. Moments later, a small dog appears in the video. The burglar shows no apparent concerned about the animal; he just continues to walk through the home and examine valuables.
About two minutes after the man enters the home, an alarm begins to sound and he runs from the room. The surveillance video also shows the small dog running after him.
Police did not say what items were taken or their value.
To see the surveillance footage, click on the video button at the top of this page.
While the dog barks and gets very close to the burglar, it does not appear to bite him. Also, the burglar makes no visible effort to harm the animal.
If you have information on this latest Wheel of Justice caper, call CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-stop You don’t have to reveal your name or testify in court, and you could be eligible to earn a cash reward.
So far, 375 people have been booked after their cases rolled on the Wheel of Justice.