VIDEO: 3 sought in string of LaPlace vehicle burglaries

3 sought in LaPlace vehicle burglaries

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The St. john Parish Sheriff is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating three suspects responsible for a string of vehicle burglaries in LaPlace.

According to Sheriff Mike Tregre, one of the suspects was caught on surveillance video in the Riverland Heights area last week.

The suspect is seen in the video under a carport, pointing a gun at a door of a house where one of the burglaries took place.

Deputies responded to complaints of several burglaries in LaPlace, specifically on Ellerslie, Oak Allee and Ormond.

Anyone who may be able to identify this subject is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, the Criminal Investigations Division at 985-359-8722, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens can also submit tips on the Sheriff’s Office website at

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