The NOPD is searching for Richard Thornton wanted for selling property stolen during an Eighth District auto burglary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 1, 2018

NOPD Searches for Subject Wanted for Selling Stolen Property

Richard Thornton

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is searching for a subject wanted for selling property stolen during an Eighth District auto burglary.

Richard Thornton (D.O.B 7/6/1978) is wanted for theft by fraud and possession of stolen property after he was accused of selling stolen property taken during an auto burglary.

The auto burglary occurred on Saturday, May 19, 2018 around 2:30 p.m. in the 400 block of St. Peter Street. Thornton is accused of selling the stolen property later on the same date.

Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of Richard Thornton is asked to contact Detective Ryan St. Martin or any NOPD Eighth District detective at 504-658-6080 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-821-1111 and toll free at 1-877-903-7867.

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