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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Lt. Wayne McInnis

Email:     wmcinnis@kennerpd.com

Office:    (504) 712-2234

Date:      June 16, 2010

 

KENNER POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED

 

KENNER - Adam Matise, W/M 28 of Kenner, LA., was arrested as a result of an investigation conducted by members of the Kenner Police Department Detective Bureau. Adam Matise is accused of removing a security sensor device from merchandise at the Kenner Wal-Mart store where he was working an off duty paid detail, placing the merchandise in a back pack and leaving the store without paying for the merchandise.

Kenner Detectives in connection with the investigation conducted a search warrant at Matise’s residence for the stolen merchandise.  During the search Detectives discovered a Kenner Police Radio that Matise reported stolen in January 2009 from his personal vehicle.

Matise is charged with the following crimes:

 

2 counts of       RS 14:67          Theft

1 count of         RS 14:69          Illegal Possession of Stolen Property

1 count of         RS 14:134        Malfeasance in Office

 

Matise who had been employed with the Kenner Police Department for 1 ½ years was on Administrative Suspension at the time of his arrest.

 

 

-KPD-

                                     

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