FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sgt. Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: August 15, 2011
SUSPICIOUS PERSON CALL RESULTS IN BURGLARY ARRESTS
KENNER - On Monday, August
15, 2011, at 12:35 a.m., the Kenner Police Department 9-1-1
Center received a suspicious person complaint from a resident
located in the 5200 block of
who reported seeing a white male, clad in black clothing, exit a
blue colored SUV and began looking into vehicles on
Kenner Police Officers responded to the
area and located a 1996 Chevrolet Suburban, blue in color,
driven by Cory Kelly, 23, who provided a home address of
3112 White Street,
exiting the area.
Upon stopping and interviewing
Kelly, he admitted
that he provided transportation to, Justin
Robards, 19, of
4333 Avron Boulevard,
in Metairie, and Jonathan Mumm, 20, of 2913 David Drive,
to the area for the sole purpose to commit vehicle burglaries.
Officers located and arrested Mumm
and Robards at
Officers were able to locate four
vehicles burglarized in the 5000 and 5100
Kelly, Robards, and Mumm were charged with
4-counts of simple burglary.
Additional arrests are expected in
reference to this incident.
The group admitted to targeting
unlocked vehicles which they rummaged through and removed
At the time of this press release,
Kelly, Robards, and Mumm remain in custody, no bond has been
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with
information concerning this incident, to call the Kenner Police
Department at (504) 712-2222, or Crimestoppers at (504)
Officer Christine Urrata is in charge of the investigation.