KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Stephen D. Caraway
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sergeant Brian
Office: (504) 712-2252
Kenner man out on bond relative to five separate theft
complaints arrested again
- A Kenner man arrested in December 2013 relative to five
separate theft complaints has been arrested again for three additional
Saturday, January 11, 2013, Kenner Police Patrol Officers were flagged
down by a Target Asset Protection (AP) Manager, outside the Esplanade
Mall, located at 1401 West Esplanade Avenue, in Kenner.
It was there officers learned that store AP had observed Jeffrey
Rudolph, 43, of 1201 West Esplanade Avenue, Kenner, selecting a Coffee
Maker and Ninja blender from the store shelves and placing them into a
grocery cart. Rudolph was
known to store personnel due to previous thefts from the location.
While on scene, Rudolph exited the store with the merchandise and
was subsequently stopped and arrested by KPD Officers and AP.
Rudolph made no attempt to pay for the items and passed all
points of sales upon exiting the store with the intent on committing a
at the time of his arrest was out on bond relative to five separate
thefts for which he was arrested in December.
Those thefts had occurred between November & December 2013, at
the JcPenney’s (Metairie), Bed Bath & Beyond (Metairie), Target
(Westbank / Manhattan Boulevard) and Macy’s (in Kenner).
At the time of Rudolph’s arrest in December he admitted to the
thefts advising he was committing the thefts because he was addicted to
was charged with the crime of theft of goods relative to the Saturday’s
arrest, in addition, to two other thefts that occurred from the same
Kenner Target in December in which he stole a vacuum cleaner and coffee
the time of this press release, Rudolph remains in custody no bond has
Steve Caraway encourages anyone with information concerning this
incident, to call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222 or
Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
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Harold Pendergast and Officer Emile Sanchez are in charge of the