FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Detective Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: April 6, 2010
Illegal immigrant arrested for multiple counts of
residential and vehicle burglary
Kenner - On Monday, April
5, 2010, Malcolm Fuentes, 20, who has a prior address at the
Harper’s Ferry apartment complex, located at 601 Vintage Drive,
Kenner, was extradited from Oakdale to Kenner by members of the
U.S. Marshall’s Gulf Coast Fugitive
Fuentes, an illegal immigrant in the United States,
was formally charged with simple burglary (9-counts) and illegal
possession of stolen things.
Fuentes was incarcerated in
reference to immigration violations concerning a February 2010
Fuentes was originally arrested by Kenner
Police Detective Charlotte Synigal on February 12, 2010, and
charged with the crime of simple burglary of an inhabited
Fuentes was arrested in reference to
a residential burglary that occurred on February 11, 2010, in
the 100 block of
where three flat screen televisions were taken from a residence.
After an investigation concerning numerous
vehicle and residential burglaries that occurred between
December 28, 2009, and January 8, 2010, at the Harper’s Ferry
apartment complex, Fuentes was linked to the burglaries through
interviews with witnesses and property recovered from his
Fuentes would enter unlocked vehicles,
shatter the glass, and pry on vehicle doors to make entry.
Fuentes would also shatter the
sliding glass door windows to apartments to make entry.
Fuentes would take money, car stereo
equipment, and tools from vehicles.
Fuentes also took flat screen
televisions and computer equipment from two apartments.
Fuentes remains in the custody of the
No bond has been set.
In addition, Fuentes is being held
on an immigration detainer.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with
information concerning this incident to call the Kenner Police
Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 821-2222.
Detective Charlotte Synigal and Detective Herbert Hille is
in charge of the investigation.