Kenner police

Authorities are now linking more shootings to the suspect in four murders in Jefferson and Orleans Parish this month. There are now three additional crimes 22-year-old Sean Barrette allegedly committed. He's already charged with murdering three people in shootings on West Metairie Avenue and one...
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Chris Miller
March 19, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Kenner Police say two men led their officers on a chase through the city, while a two-year-old boy was in the back seat. Lt. Michael Cunningham says in a news release that police received a tip about a vehicle "travelling to Kenner, with a significant amount of illegal narcotics." Upon finding the...
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Chris Miller
March 14, 2019 - 5:27 pm
Kenner Police arrested a 21-year-old man today after he pulled a machete in a McDonald's on Loyola Drive. Edward Hayes was booked on a charge of illegal carrying of a weapon and disturbing the peace. "An employee alerted the manager that Hayes was carrying something wrapped in a shirt and the...
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Don Ames
February 17, 2019 - 7:33 am
Kenner Police have arrested an 18-year-old Harvey man in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting that took place after a bar fight early Saturday morning. Edwin Gomez-Duarte was arrested and booked on charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice Saturday afternoon. Duarte is accused...
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Don Ames
February 16, 2019 - 11:19 am
Kenner Police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Daniel Street about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, following reports of a large group fighting and gunfire. The officers arrived at the scene and found a male subject on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was pronounced dead at...
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Jim Hanzo
August 06, 2018 - 10:27 am
Kenner police arrested a mother who they say left her 2 small children in a hot car, then attacked the people who rescued the children. Cops say officers were called to the 2500 block of Williams Boulevard, around 1:23 p.m. on Sunday. They found an 11-month-old and a 3-year-old, and learned the...
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Chris Miller
October 02, 2017 - 1:54 pm
Kenner Police have arrested a 27-year-old woman after the death of her 2-year-old son over the weekend. "On Saturday, September 30, 2017, at 8:21 p.m., the Kenner Police Department responded to 1013 31st Street, in reference to a 2-year old who was experiencing trouble breathing," said Lt. Brian...
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Chris Miller
October 02, 2017 - 11:30 am
Kenner Police have arrested a 27-year-old woman after the death of her 2-year-old son over the weekend. Police booked Twyena Thomas on charges of cruelty to a juvenile. Kenner police spokesman Lt. Brian McGregor says they are awaiting autopsy results. The child reportedly had bruises and signs of...
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September 28, 2017 - 9:07 am
(AP) _ A Louisiana man accused of starting a pair of car fires by igniting an object and throwing it on his ex-girlfriend's vehicle has been arrested. It's reported that 39-year-old Ryan Scott was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of simple arson. A Kenner police Facebook post says...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 26, 2017 - 7:35 am
Kenner police say a man attacked a seven-year-old boy with a stun gun. "The mother of a 7-year-old male, observed blisters / burn marks on her son's back," Lieutenant Brian McGregor said in a news release. "When questioned the child disclosed that he was playing on Acorn Street when (Kevin) Alexis...
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