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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     1/3/18

Habitual offender on parole arrested 4-times since his November 16th release

 Kenner - A habitual offender, released early from the Department of Corrections due to Act 280 of the Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Act, has been arrested 4 additional times since his November 16th release. 

 Alton Brooks, Jr., 46, of 1710 Reverend Richard Wilson Drive, Kenner, was arrested for his forth time on Friday, December 29, 2017, after he was taken into custody while shoplifting at the Winn Dixie, located at 2104 Williams Boulevard, in Kenner. 

 

 Brooks had plead guilty as a habitual offender to the crime of theft of goods on 4/17/2017 and was sentenced to two years as a multiple offender to theft.  Brooks was released from the Department of Corrections, on parole on November 16th, but never reported to the Probation and Parole Office which was to supervise his release until 3/6/2019. 

 

 Prior to his December 29, 2017 arrest, Brooks had been arrested and charged with the following:

 

 November 25, 2017    charged with the crime of theft from the Wal-Mart, located at 8912 Veterans Boulevard.

 

 November 26, 2017    charged with the crime of theft from the RaceTrac, located at 2101 Airline Drive, and

 

 November 28, 2017    charged with the crimes of theft, resisting and officer and battery of a police officer, concerning a shoplifting that occurred at the same Winn Dixie, located at 2014 Williams Boulevard, in Kenner. 

 

 In each of the above listed arrests, Brooks was released from the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center due to prison overcrowding. 

 

 In Jefferson Parish alone, Brooks has a 51-page Criminal History.  Summary of Brooks local adult criminal history revealed multiple arrests for theft, simple burglary, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, crack possession, obscenity, criminal trespassing, purse snatching, disturbing the peace, resisting and officer, battery on a police officer, public intimidation, violation of probation, violation of parole, and municipal traffic attachments.  At the time of this press release, Brooks remains in custody due to having been booked with parole violations and is being held without bond.    

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
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