NOPD Searches for Subject in Fourth District Auto Theft

Michael Shelton (B/M, 8/14/1966)

The NOPD is searching for a subject wanted in connection with a Fourth District auto theft.

The stolen vehicle is described as a silver four-door 2010 Mitsubishi Galant with Louisiana license plate number 687 AKM.

On September 13, 2018 around 9 p.m., the victim parked her vehicle in a parking lot in the 6400 block of General Meyer Avenue. Around 11:29 pm, the victim was approached by wanted subject, identified as Michael Shelton (B/M, 8/14/1966), who asked to borrow her key to the front of the property to remove some trash.

Shelton was given the entire set of keys, which contained the key to her vehicle. Shelton never returned, and kept possession of the keys.

On September 14, 2018 around 4 a.m., the victim discovered her vehicle to be missing. The vehicle has all factory parts and damage to the front bumper.

Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of Michael Shelton or the stolen vehicle is asked to contact Detective Leslie Guzman or any member of the Fourth District Property Crimes Unit at 504-658-6040 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.


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