2 sought in French Quarter business burglaries, NOPD says

From right to left: Donald Delaune and an unidentified white male. | Courtesy of the NOPD.

Two men suspected of burglarizing French Quarter businesses over the past two months are being sought by police, who are now seeking help from the public in locating the individuals, according to New Orleans officials on Monday.

New Orleans Police are seeking help locating 30-year-old Donald Delaune, who detectives identified as the perpetrator following an investigation into the alleged burglaries that occurred in August and September. The burglaries occurred in the 600 block of Pirate’s Alley, the 1100 block of Chartres Street and in the 400 block of Andrew Higgins Drive, according to the NOPD.

Officials said Delaune was seen with an unidentified White male in surveillance video footage, which was also provided by police on Monday.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Delaune or the identity of the pictured white male, is asked to contact the NOPD’s Eighth District at 504-658-6080. Additionally, callers can contact Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111, or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.