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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Suspect Sought in Lakewood Burglary

March 19, 2014

Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a Residence Burglary in the 5200 block of Marcia Avenue.  The incident occurred on March 17, 2014, at approximately 9:44 P.M.

In surveillance video obtained by detectives, the subject is seen walking into the rear yard and shortly thereafter unscrews the motion activated flood lights and turns the video camera towards the patio ceiling.  The rear door glass was also broken during this incident. 

A copy of the video can be found here:  http://youtu.be/4TADmNUbZOE

Detective Roger Caillouet is in charge of the investigation.  

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org

Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact.

An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.

Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender. 

The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to ensuring that New Orleans is a safer place to live, work and visit.  The police force is committed to transparency, accountability, collaboration and integrity. 

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Officer Hilal Williams

 
 
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Last updated: 6/25/2014 3:15:28 PM

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