FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sgt. Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Date: July 21, 2011
Man arrested for vehicle theft and kidnapping
Kenner - Kenner Police with the assistance
of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana State
Police (Troop B) has arrested, Delmarcos Rachel, 32, who
provided an address on
Sheldon Street in
At approximately 12:22 p.m., the victim
parked her vehicle outside the Jefferson Flea Market, located at
2134 Airline Drive, in Kenner.
The victim exited her vehicle
leaving the vehicle running and her 11-year-old daughter inside.
While the victim was outside the
Flea Market, she saw Rachel enter her vehicle and drive off with
the 11-year-old still inside.
Rachel drove the vehicle to South
Sibley and Sheldon Street where he abandoned the
vehicle with the juvenile.
The Kenner Police Department, Louisiana
State Police, and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted an
extensive search and located Rachel at Cumberland & Newton
Street, where Rachel was detailed and eventually identified as
the perpetrator of the vehicle theft and kidnapping.
Rachel will be charged with the crimes of
theft of a motor vehicle and simple kidnapping.
At the time of this press release,
Rachel remains in custody. No bond has been set.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with
information concerning this incident, to call the Kenner Police
Department at (504) 712-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Officer Jessica Schriber is in charge of the investigation.