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Stephen D. Caraway

Chief of Police





500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

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Contact:  Chief Steve Caraway

Office:    (504) 712-2212

Date:       December 7, 2012


Couple arrested for multiple vehicle burglaries that occurred at restaurants


Kenner-On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, the Kenner Police Department received a telephone call from an alert citizen reporting a vehicle burglary in progress at the Fishermanís Cove Resturant parking lot at 3201 Williams Boulevard, in Kenner.  Officers responded to the location and found Ingrid Perry, 29, who provided an address of 2101 N. Carroll Avenue, in Dallas, Texas, inside a Buick Regal that was being used to store stolen property taken during vehicle burglaries.  In addition, Officers also encountered Charles Taylor, 29, who provided an address of 2113 Allen Street, New Orleans.  When Taylor observed responding officers, he attempted to elude officers by leading them on a foot pursuit.  Taylor was captured by officers on 31st Court in Kenner.  Taylor was positively identified to have broken into two vehicles at the location.       

 Both Taylor and Perry were interviewed by Detectives George Hoffmann and Shane Tilford.  Both Taylor and Perry have admitted and were linked to multiple vehicle burglaries that occurred at Kenner Seafood, 3140 Loyola Drive, Kenner, dated May, 12, 2012, May 26, 2012, July 2, 2012, and July 13, 2012, in addition to those reported at the Fishermanís Cove, 3201 Williams Boulevard, Kenner, Wednesday (December 5, 2012), and on July 13, 2012 and November 3, 2012. 

 A search warrant was executed on the suspect vehicle (Buick Regal) which resulted in the recovery of additional property that was linked to a September 26, 2012, vehicle burglary that occurred at the Oki-Nago Resturant, located at 2712 N. Arnoult Road, in Metairie.    Both Perry and Taylor also admitted to committing a vehicle burglary that occurred at the Toy-R-Us in Metairie prior to their capture.  Two .40 caliber handguns and a small amount of marijuana (1.5 grams of marijuana) was located within the vehicle. 

 Defendant, Charles Taylor, who is a convicted felon, and has an extradition warrant from Texas, admitted to purchasing the guns from the streets.  Currently one gun is listed as stolen from Jefferson Parish.   

 Taylor has been arrested and charged with simple burglary (13-counts), illegal possession of a stolen firearm, illegal possession of stolen property, possession of marijuana 1.5 grams, and illegal possession of a firearm by a person convicted of certain felonies (2-counts).  Taylor has prior convictions for simple burglary.   Taylor was also arrested on an extradition warrant from Dallas Texas for aggravated assault. 

 Perry was arrested and charged with simple burglary (13-counts), illegal possession of a stolen firearm, illegal possession of stolen property, and possession of marijuana 1.5 grams.

 Both remain in custody.  At the time of this press release, 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. 

 Detective George Hoffmann is in charge of the investigation. 

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Steve Caraway

Chief of Police


Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

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