Sheriff’s Office Books Three Individuals, Issues Arrest Warrant For A Fourth In Connection With Jan. 3 Homicide

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested three individuals, and has issued an arrest warrant for a fourth person, in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old male victim that occurred Jan. 3 in the 2200 block of Caluda Lane in Violet, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Kentrel Richard

Kentrel Richard, 33, of the 2100 block of Gina Drive in St. Bernard, was booked with second degree murder, attempted second degree murder, obstruction of justice and possession of marijuana.

Kevin Brumfield

Kevin Brumfield, 26, of the 7800 block of Bass Street in New Orleans, was booked with second degree murder and attempted second degree murder.

Kayla Bentley

Kayla Bentley, 35, of the 9100 block of Atreus Drive in Chalmette, was booked with accessory after the fact to second degree murder, obstruction of justice and possession of marijuana. 

Stephen Barthelemy

A warrant has been issued for Stephen Barthelemy, 35, whose last known address was in the 6000 block of Cindy Place in New Orleans. Barthelemy is wanted for second degree murder and attempted second degree murder in connection with the case.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Barthelemy, is asked to call the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau TIPS hotline at (504) 271-TIPS or 8477, or (504) 271-2501. Citizens who want to share information with detectives can do so anonymously by calling this number 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Tipsters also can call Crimestoppers GNO at (504) 822-1111, can remain anonymous, and could be eligible for a cash reward.