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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Stephen D. Caraway

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Sergeant Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:       4/30/2014

 

Kenner man arrested for burglary of a law enforcement vehicle

 Kenner - The Kenner Police Department & Louisiana State Police has arrested, Kendall Turner, 32, who provided the home address of 121 27th Street, in Kenner, for the crime of simple burglary of a law enforcement vehicle, and three (3-counts) of simple burglary. 

 On April 15, 2014, the Kenner Police Department responded to four vehicle burglaries.  The burglaries were reported in the 4100 blocks of Delaware and Florida Avenue, in Kenner.  Forced entry was made by shattering the windows to the vehicles.  One of the vehicles was a marked Louisiana State DPS police unit.  Stolen were an assault rifle, tools, and car stereos.  As the result of the investigation, evidence was seized that linked Turner to the burglaries. 

 On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, Kenner Police assisted by the U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Task Force located Turner in the 2600 block of Fayette Street, in Kenner.   Turner was taken into custody without incident, and charged with the above listed crimes.  During interview, Turner admitted he had been involved in car burglaries in which stereo equipment was removed from vehicles.  When questioned about the stolen assault rifle, Turner replied “it was thrown in the river.”  Turner works as a radio installer for various used car dealerships, and is a suspect in other vehicle burglaries.   

 Chief Steve Caraway asks that if anyone has information concerning Kendall Turner, has purchased, or has had a car stereo installed in their vehicle by Turner, to contact Detective Harold Pendergast at (504) 712-2226.  The assault rifle has not been located.         

 Assisting police agencies were the Louisiana State Police and U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Task Force.

 At the time of this press release, Turner remains in custody, no bond has been set.   

 Kenner Police Department website:  http://www.kennerpd.com

 

 

Steve Caraway

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

 
 
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