NOPD: Gunman arrested in hold-up of man pumping gas

Johnell Kagler, 27 Source: NOPD
Johnell Kagler, 27 Source: NOPD
Updated: Aug. 22, 2018 at 3:59 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police detectives have finally made an arrest in a New Years Eve holdup of a man pumping gas at a station in Mid-City.  Police say 27-year old Johnell Kagler has been arrested on charges of armed robbery with a firearm.  Kagler was captured by the NOPD VOWS Unit and U.S. Marshals in the 3100 block of Bienville Street.

The hold-up happened back on December 31, 2017.  Police say a man was pumping gas at a station in the 1300 block of South Jefferson Davis Parkway. Detectives believe Kagler approached the man around 11 a.m., pointed a handgun at him and demanded the keys to his car.  The victim complied and  police say Kagler fled the location in the stolen vehicle.

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