KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Brian McGregor
Former Kenner Police Officer
- On Friday, March 10, 2017, the Kenner Police Department and
the U.S. Marshalís Gulf Coast Regional Task Force arrested Jan Michael
Gregory, 32, at a residence in Kenner.
Gregory will be charged with the crimes of malfeasance in office
(5-counts), felony theft (2-counts), and misdemeanor theft (3-counts).
February 2017, the Kenner Police Department initiated an investigation
on Jan Michael Gregory who was employed as a Police Officer for stealing
monies from Hispanic males that he arrested for operating a vehicle
without a driverís license.
Officer Gregory was confronted by members of the Internal Affairs
Division, he immediately resigned (February 22, 2017) from the Kenner
Police Department. A search
of Officer Gregoryís police unit revealed a personal gym bag inside the
vehicle which contained two wallets that were eventually linked to two
Hispanic males that Officer Gregory had arrested.
the result of a criminal investigation, detectives identified five
individuals who were arrested by Officer Gregory between December 19,
2016 and February 5, 2017.
Each of the five individuals arrested were Hispanic males.
Consistently, all five victims reported a similar pattern of
conduct which was committed by Officer Gregory while employed in his
official capacity as a police officer with the Kenner Police Department,
in which monies and wallets were stolen from those he stopped and
arrested on traffic stops.
Gregory was hired by the Kenner Police Department on September 19, 2012.
Gregory graduated from the ninth Kenner Police Department
P.O.S.T. Academy on January 18, 2013.
He was assigned to the Kenner Police Patrol Division.
the time of this press release, Jan Michael Gregory remains in custody
and no bond has been set.
Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone with information concerning
Jan Michael Gregory, to call Kenner Police Sergeant Adam Schouest (504)
712-2312, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.