KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Michael Cunningham
Kenner Police seek public assistance in locating suspect wanted for
Gonzalez, 48, Kenner is wanted for Purse Snatching, Felony Theft, Bank
Fraud, Computer Fraud and Monetary Instrument Abuse.
Gonzalez also has outstanding felony warrants from other area law
enforcement agencies and Miami Dade Police Department in Florida.
October 2018, the accompanying video surveillance picture was released
to the media for assistance in identifying the suspect of a purse
snatching. Kenner Police
received overwhelming response from the public in identifying the person
depicted in the video surveillance photo.
The victim of the purse snatching later identified Gonzalez from
a lineup as the perpetrator.
was also identified as a suspect in a Bank Fraud investigation in which
he stole mail from a mail box and cashed personal checks and money
orders by fraudulent means.
Gonzalez has a criminal history in Louisiana and Florida involving
arrest for narcotics, possession of stolen auto, aggravated assault and
possession of stolen things.
Katherine Stroyewski and Detective Nick Engler are the lead
Police Chief Michael J. Glaser urges anyone who has any information
about these incidents to call the Kenner Police at (504) 712-2222 or
Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.