KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Michael Cunningham
Kenner Police seeks public assistance in identifying man wanted for
Aggravated Assault with a firearm
driver picks up a fare in New Orleans, drives him to a Kenner
destination. Suspect flees
from cab without paying.
When followed by cab driver suspect points gun at driver.
On January 22, 2019 at 2:25 PM a
cab driver picks up the person depicted in the surveillance photos as a
cab fare in front of Harrah’s Casino on Canal Street.
The suspect provided an address of 231 Veterans Boulevard in
Kenner as his destination.
arriving at the destination, the suspect claimed he needed to go inside
a business to get the money for the fare.
When the driver becomes apprehensive the suspect flees from the
cab. The driver begins
following the suspect in his cab as he called 911.
The suspect stops, turns toward the driver, removes a handgun
from his waistband and points it at the driver of the cab as if to warn
him to stop following him.
was last seen running south in the 2700 block of Fayette Street, Kenner.
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.