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NOPD searches for suspect in a shooting, string of Lakeview car burglaries

Devontay Jenkins (Source: NOPD) Devontay Jenkins (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police investigators are searching for a suspect in a shooting and in a string of Lakeview car burglaries.

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Devontay Jenkins, 18, in connection to as many as 12 car burglaries in the Third District, particularly in the Lakeview area which occurred on June 13.

The burglaries were confined to approximately a five-block radius and were captured on surveillance footage. The footage captured suspects walking down the street and pulling on car door handles, then entering and exiting several unlocked cars.

Detectives were able to identify Jenkins through the surveillance video.
 
Jenkins is wanted on charges of simple burglary of a motor vehicle in the following incidents from June 13:

  • 850 block of Hidalgo Street
  • 810 block of Hidalgo Street
  • 800 block of Wieblen Place
  • 80 block of East Park Place
  • 870 block of Pontalba Street
  • 720 block of Hidalgo Street
  • 800 block of Hidalgo Street.
  • 800 block of Greenwood Drive
  • 800 block of Voisin Street
  • 870 block of Pontalba Street
  • 800 block of Greenwood Drive
  • 820 block of Pontalba Street            

Jenkins is also wanted as a suspect in an aggravated battery by shooting in the 2800 block of Pauger Street. The incident occurred on June 7, 2016.

Jenkins should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Devontay Jenkins is asked to contact either Third District detectives at 504-658-6030 or Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050.

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