- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

HARAHAN, La. (AP) - A woman accused of forcing her way into the home of an elderly woman in a New Orleans suburb has turned herself in.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that 26-year-old DeChell Delaney surrendered at the Harahan Police Department on Friday. Her arrest report says she’s charged with aggravated burglary.

Harahan Police Chief Tim Walker says Delaney is accused of entering the woman’s home on April 27, knocking her down and spraying her with a chemical. The elderly woman suffered temporary blindness as a result.

Authorities say Delaney took money and threatened the woman before leaving.

She’s being held at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center without bond on three fugitive warrants from other jurisdictions and one traffic attachment.

It’s unclear whether she has a lawyer.


Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide