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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Police Ask Your Help In locating A Suspect Wanted For Armed Robbery

June 24, 2014

Chesley Harris, 7-17-80 is wanted for an Armed Robbery that occurred Thursday, June 12th, 2014, at approximately 7:40am at the intersection of Cherry and Oleander Streets. 

Harris robbed his victim at gunpoint and as a result of the robbery demanded the keys for the victim’s vehicle. Harris then entered the vehicle and fled the area. Officers and Detectives canvassed the area and located the victim’s vehicle within a half hour from the time the crime occurred.   

During the course of the follow-up investigation, Second District Detectives were able to identify Chesley Harris, as the perpetrator of the armed robbery and obtained an Arrest Warrant.  

Second District Detective Samuel Jennings is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at 658-6020. 

Attached is a photograph of the wanted suspect Chesley Harris. 


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Citizens with information that can help locate Chesley Harris are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. 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

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.  



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