Kenner man arrested after stealing utility trailer

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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     12/15/2015 

Kenner man arrested after stealing utility trailer containing spray foam equipment

 Kenner - On Monday, December 14, 2015, the business of Air Tight Construction, located at 836 24th Street, in Kenner, reported that their enclosed 24 foot utility trailer stolen from the business.  The trailer contained spray foam insulation equipment.  Video surveillance obtained from the area revealed that on December 13, 2015, at 6:39 p.m., two subjects, wearing reflective vests, and white hardhat helmets, driving a dark colored pick up truck stole the trailer from the business.   

 

 Officers with the Kenner Police Department began canvassing the area and located a black truck matching the perpetrator vehicle in the 3100 block of Phoenix Street, in Kenner.  In the bed of the truck, officers / detectives discovered spray foam equipment which had been stolen from the trailer.  In addition, officers / detectives located other stolen equipment in the rear yard and apartment, of 3128 Phoenix Street, apartment D.  As a result of the investigation, Alberto Moran-Hernandez, 21, of 3128 Phoenix Street, apartment D, Kenner, was arrested.  Moran-Hernandez was the registered owner of the vehicle. 

 

 Moran-Hernandez was interviewed by Detectives Jesse Johnson and Harold Pendergast and confessed his involvement in the theft.  Detectives with the Kenner Police Department along with the St. James Parish Sheriffs Office were able to recover the stolen trailer, at the I-10 / Gramercy exit abandoned.  Moran-Hernandez was charged with the crimes of theft valued at $105,000.00 and illegal possession of stolen things valued at $65,000.00. 

 

 At the time of this press release, Moran-Hernandez remains in custody, no bond has been set.   The investigation remains open, while detectives attempt to identify the second perpetrator who may be in the country illegally. 

 

 Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages anyone provide information concerning this incident or Alberto Moran-Hernandez to contact Kenner Police Detective Jesse Johnson at (504) 712-2238. 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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