(Please click on the social media post to go to our website and view the submitted video at the end of the article) The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying a male suspect who is wanted for entering a residence in Meraux and stealing several items, including a vehicle, and also attempting to enter several other residences in Meraux, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.
In the early morning hours of Aug. 14, Sheriff Pohlmann said, the male suspect who was seen on video surveillance entered a home in the 3100 block of Fable Drive, stole two laptops, an iPad and keys to a vehicle that he also stole.
The same suspect was also captured on residential video surveillance cameras attempting to break into three homes in the 3200 block of Story Park Boulevard and two in the 3100 and 3200 blocks of Fable Drive.
The male suspect was seen wearing a Chalmette High School sweatshirt, dark-colored pants, and dark-colored shoes. He has facial hair and was seen wearing a glove on his left hand.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity, his whereabouts or further information regarding this incident is asked to call the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office at (504) 271-2501 or Crimestoppers GNO at (504) 822-1111. Tipsters who call Crimestoppers can remain anonymous, do not have to testify and could be eligible for a cash reward.
The Story Park Neighborhood Association also is offering a $500 award to anyone with information leading to an arrest in this case.