ARRESTED - Robert Stout - Person of Interest in Simple Kidnap, Auto Theft

Person of Interest 
ARRESTED - May 14, 2014


Robert Stout

Address:  LaPlace Area
Race: White Sex: Male
Birthdate: Dec 1961 Age: 51
Height: 600 Weight: 180
Eyes: Brown Hair: Black

SJSO Item Number: 2013-5266

Offense:  Simple Kidnapping, Auto Theft

Offense Date: March 1, 2013

Det. Mo Rodrigue
Phone: 985-359-8769

Robert Stout


On March 1, a female parked her running vehicle in front of a local business on Airline Highway in LaPlace to run inside for a moment. While inside, her vehicle with her 8-year-old son in the back seat was driven away by an unknown subject. Deputies found the child unharmed along with the vehicle at a gas station on Highway US 51 near I-10 in LaPlace.

Crime Scene Technicians collected DNA evidence from the vehicle for analysis. Stout’s DNA was recovered from the vehicle. Detectives spoke to Stout on several occasions by telephone, but during the last phone conversation, Stout hung up on detectives. Since then, detectives’ attempts to contact Stout have failed.

Robert Stout is the only person of interest in this case and contact with him is imperative for a positive resolution. Detectives would like to speak to Stout and anybody else that can help solve this case.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Stout or having information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Citizens with information about this incident can call Crimestoppers and submit an anonymous tip to qualify for a cash reward.

Callers with information would not have to testify in court and would be issued a tip number to
be identified for a potential reward.


St John the Baptist Parish
Sheriff's Office

1801 West Airline Hwy.
LaPlace, Louisiana 70068

Phone (985) 652-9513
Emergency 911



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