ugg website Burglary suspect allegedly seen inside Uptown home arrested
A burglary suspect who allegedly crept into a woman’s Uptown residence and then into another woman’s vehicle was arrested early Monday morning (Nov. 6) by New Orleans police.
Michael McCormack, 19, was booked with two counts of simple burglary and one count of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, according to Orleans Parish court records. to find a stranger inside her home in the 4900 block of Tchoupitoulas Street, between Upperline and Robert streets. According to police, the woman ordered the unknown man out of her house and he left. She called 911 to report the intruder.
NOPD Officer Steven Lewis was searching the neighborhood for the suspect when he was flagged down by a different woman. She told police she had just seen an unknown man inside her vehicle parked in the 500 block of Cadiz Street, four blocks away from where the reported home intruder was spotted.
The NOPD said 2nd District Lt. Kendrick Allen joined the search and found the suspect, later identified as McCormack, near the intersection of Napoleon Avenue and Annunciation Street. The arrest was made there, roughly a half mile from the woman’s home where the first complaint originated.
Police said McCormack was arrested wearing a pair of UGG brand boots reportedly taken from the woman’s vehicle on Cadiz Street, and was carrying house and vehicle keys belonging to the Tchoupitoulas Street victim.
Court records confirmed McCormack’s arrest, but did not yet indicate whether he has made an initial appearance for a bond setting or for finding of probable cause for his detention.