KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Stephen D. Caraway
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sergeant Brian
Kenner Police release identity of murder victim, one person
arrested for drug possession
At approximately 10:01 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2013, the Kenner Police
Department responded to a shooting at the Sugar Mill apartment complex
located at 4520 Williams Boulevard, in Kenner.
It was there the Kenner Police Department discovered the body of
Tajh Michael Thomas, 20, formerly of Laplace, Louisiana, shot inside an
apartment. Thomas’ death was
pronounced on scene.
Although Thomas is from LaPlace, he was living at the Sugar Mill
apartments with his cousin identified as Trey Perrilloux, 20.
Perrilloux was arrested after he returned to the apartment
complex and observed officers outside his apartment.
Perrilloux attempted to flee and was captured by officers.
Perrilloux was found to be in possession of 133.3 grams of
marijuana. A search of the
apartment also revealed additional marijuana; 1.7 grams and 24.1 grams
of hash, along with two handguns and a shotgun.
Perrilloux was charged with the crimes of illegal possession
with the intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug
At the time of this press release Perrilloux remains in custody no bond
has been set.
Kenner Police believe the motive to the homicide to be
narcotics related. Kenner
Police are attempting to verify if the guns are stolen.
The homicide remains under investigation.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning
the murder of Tajh Michael Thomas, to call Kenner Police Detective
Charlotte Synigal at (504) 712-2255 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Detective Charlotte Synigal is in charge of the investigation.
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