Kenner man arrested / linked to several residential burglaries

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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:     2/21/17

Kenner man arrested / linked to several residential burglaries

 Kenner - On Friday, February 17, 2017, the Kenner Police Department arrested Gerald Crocklen, 18, of 240 Duke Drive, in Kenner.  Crocklen was charged with the crimes of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling (4-counts). 

 On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, at 10:52 a.m., the Kenner Police Department responded to a burglary in progress in the 3200 block of Ole Miss Drive, in Kenner.  Upon officers’ arrival, it was learned that two suspects had forced entry into the 76-year-old female victim’s residence.  Entry was made through a side window of the residence.  As the two suspects began to rummage through property they were confronted by the victim and immediately fled the residence, utilizing the canal bank to make good their escape. 

 Evidence recovered from the crime scene identified Gerald Crocklen and a sixteen-year-old male juvenile as suspects.   A search of Crocklen’s home revealed property taken from residential burglaries that were reported on the following dates and times:

 January 19, 2017             300 block of Furman Drive

 February 13, 2017           3300 block of Ole Miss Drive

 February 13, 2017           3200 block of Ole Miss Drive

 February 14, 2017           3200 block of Ole Miss Drive 

 In each of the above residential burglaries, computers, gaming devices, prescriptions, and money was taken during the burglaries.  In addition, entry was made through a rear or side window of the residence.  

 At the time of this press release Crocklen remains in custody, his bond was set at $80,000.00.

 An arrest warrant has been issued for the 16-year-old juvenile males’ arrest.    

 

 Kenner Police Chief Michael J. Glaser encourages anyone who may have information Gerald Crocklen or these residential burglaries; to call Detective Arthur Coll at (504) 712-2398.    

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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Kenner, LA. 70062

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