The Second District Property Crime Unit was investigating several auto burglaries that have been occurring in the Audubon Park area (Audubon Zoo and The Fly) in December 2013.
Second District Detectives learned that on several of the auto burglaries, credit cards were stolen from inside of the vehicles. Second District Detectives followed up on charges that were made using the stolen credit cards and viewed all the businesses video surveillance footage.
Second District Detectives were able to get a positive identification on the suspect to be Sergio Santos, H/M, and D.O.B. 8-12-1956.
On Friday, January 10, 2014 Second District Detectives located Santos and interviewed Santos at the Second District Station. During the interview Santos confessed to committing twelve auto burglaries in the Audubon Park area.
Santos is currently on parole for possession of cocaine and simple burglary until 12-18-2014. Santos has numerous arrests for drugs and burglary.
Santos was booked accordingly at the Orleans Parish Correctional Center.
Sergio Santos, H/M, and D.O.B. 8-12-1956