Teen sought in Algiers car burglaries

Teen sought in Algiers car burglaries

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for a ten in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries in the Algiers area.

Based on DNA evidence left on the scenes, detectives were able to link 18-year-old Gary Kelly to the following incidents:

On Thursday, April 2 at or around 12:43 a.m., a black Toyota Tundra was burglarized in the 5600 block of Lacour Monique Street. Detectives learned that more than $1,600 in cash was stolen from inside the vehicle.

On Sunday, April 12 around 1:30 a.m., a gray Nissan Altima was stolen from a driveway in the 3800 block of South Pin Oak Avenue. The vehicle was later recovered near the intersection of Patterson and Thomas street.

Detectives believe that Kelly is responsible for other robberies in the area.

When he is caught, Kelly will be booked with multiple counts of auto burglary.

Fourth District Detective Michael Duzmal is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-6040.

The investigation is ongoing.

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 $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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