17-year-old arrested in connection to 13 vehicle burglaries

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD’s Violent Offender Warrant Squad (VOWS) arrested a 17-year-old suspect in connection for multiple vehicle burglaries.

The 13 burglaries were all committed in the Seventh District, on June 22 and June 23.

Following the theft of a black 2017 Ford Explorer, investigator positively identified the juvenile as the perpetrator who committed the vehicle burglaries.

The vehicle burglaries occurred at the following locations:

  • 5700 block of Crowder Blvd (four incidents)
  • 4900 block of Chantilly Drive
  • 11227 block of Fernley Drive
  • 6800 block of Norwood Court (four incidents)
  • 6880 block of Mayo Blvd (two incidents)
  • 6800 block of Farwood Drive (two incidents)
  • 10100 block of South I-10 Service Road (five incidents)
  • 7400 block of Farwood Drive
  • 11200 block of Lake Forest Blvd
  • 11200 block of Winrock Drive (two incidents)
  • 7000 block of Lake Barrington Drive
  • 7200 block of Lake Barrington Drive
  • 6900 block of Lake Barrington Drive

Using information obtained from NOPD Seventh District detectives, NOPD VOWS officers located and arrested the juvenile on open warrants for simple burglary of a vehicle and simple criminal damage to property.

Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is asked to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070.

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