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Porch pirate photos show man with a walker

South Cortez Street (via NOPD)

NOPD First District property crime detectives are seeking a man suspected in package thefts from porches in Mid-City.

The suspect, who uses a walker to get around, was caught last week on surveillance cameras in two theft incidents, one on South Cortez Street and another on Bienville Street.

On Saturday (March 27), the man was seen on camera at the front porch of 426 S. Cortez. He approached with the assistance of a walker, grabbed a package from the porch, placed it onto the walker and left on foot.

Bienville Street (via NOPD)

He was also seen on Friday (March 26) at 3708 Bienville St. He placed the stolen package into a bag on his walker.  

If you recognize this suspect, notify NOPD First District detectives at 504-658-6010 and or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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