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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Sgt. Brian McGregor

Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com  

Office:    (504) 712-2252

Date:      July 21, 2011

 

Man arrested for vehicle theft and kidnapping

 

Kenner - Kenner Police with the assistance of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana State Police (Troop B) has arrested, Delmarcos Rachel, 32, who provided an address on Sheldon Street in Metairie. 

At approximately 12:22 p.m., the victim parked her vehicle outside the Jefferson Flea Market, located at 2134 Airline Drive, in Kenner.  The victim exited her vehicle leaving the vehicle running and her 11-year-old daughter inside.  While the victim was outside the Flea Market, she saw Rachel enter her vehicle and drive off with the 11-year-old still inside.  Rachel drove the vehicle to South Sibley and Sheldon Street where he abandoned the vehicle with the juvenile. 

The Kenner Police Department, Louisiana State Police, and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an extensive search and located Rachel at Cumberland & Newton Street, where Rachel was detailed and eventually identified as the perpetrator of the vehicle theft and kidnapping. 

Rachel will be charged with the crimes of theft of a motor vehicle and simple kidnapping.  At the time of this press release, Rachel remains in custody.  No bond has been set. 

Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning this incident, to call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111. 

Officer Jessica Schriber is in charge of the investigation.

 

 

-KPD-

                                     

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