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Video: Help police identify those responsible for LaPlace vehicle burglaries

LAPLACE — St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating a male subject, one of three suspects responsible for a string of vehicle burglaries in Riverland Heights in LaPlace last week.

Deputies responded to complaints of several burglaries in LaPlace, specifically on Ellerslie, Oak Allee and Ormond.

Through investigation, detectives said they obtained surveillance video showing a suspect under a carport, pointing a gun at a door of a house where one of the burglaries took place.

Anyone who may be able to identify this man is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS, the Criminal Investigations Division at 985-359-8722 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

Citizens can also submit tips at stjohnsheriff.org/submitatip.php.