Gregory Johnson, 35, was arguing with a woman in the 2500 block of South Galvez around 1 a.m. last Thursday (June 5), when another man attempted to intervene, according to police reports at the time. Another man tried to intervene, but Johnson pulled a gun and robbed them both of their cell phones and cash, police said.
Johnson is now wanted on a charge of armed robbery, officers with the NOPD Sixth District said Wednesday.
Sixth District detectives are also seeking the public’s help identifying and locating suspects in recent shoplifting and theft cases.Elric J. Hanks, 42, is wanted on a shoplifting charge in connection with a June 5 incident at a beauty-supply store in the 2800 block of South Claiborne Avenue, police said. Wilson Joseph, 60, is accused of taking a lawnmower from the bed of a pickup truck parked in the Home Depot parking lot at 1100 South Claiborne Avenue shortly after noon on Saturday (June 7), police said. Joseph then left in a silver Chevrolet Trax with Louisiana license plate XNR151, police said.
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of any of these men should call the Sixth District at 658-6060 and ask for a detective, or call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.