Apr 172019

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The theft of a bicycle from the front of a home on Baronne Street near Upperline Street was captured on surveillance video, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The incident occurred Monday, April 15,at 7:56 a.m. in the 4900 block of Baronne Street. As shown in the video, a man cycled by a residence where two bikes, an adult’s and child’s, were unlocked in the front yard. He stopped, entered the front yard and removed one of the bicycles.

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Apr 152019

Raquel Dorsey, 34

The New Orleans Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Raquel Dorsey, 34, in connection with a stabbing that occurred Tuesday, April 9, in the 4500 block of Elba Street.

At 9:09 p.m. on April two neighbors heard an argument outside. When they went to investigate the noise, they heard someone yelling for help and found the victim, a 45-year-old man, lying the porch.

The victim was bleeding profusely from multiple wounds across his body.

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Apr 142019

Demontre Smith, 20

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to question and to obtain a DNA swab from Demontre Smith, 20, identified as a person of interest in the killing of Jerry Harris, 20.

Hall was shot in Central City on March 28, police say, and his body was found in the Garden District.

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Apr 132019

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Two men stole guns and cellphones from an Uptown home Friday night while two residents were inside, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The intruders entered through an unlocked front door in the 5000 block of South Claiborne Avenue at about 10 p.m. on April 12. They came into a bedroom and pointed guns at two residents, a 22-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman.

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Apr 092019

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Package theft on Broadway caught on video

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man captured on surveillance video committing a theft in the 2500 block of Broadway.

On March 28, at or around 5:26 p.m., a man approached the victim’s residence and removed a package from her front porch. The subject then fled the scene on a bicycle. Continue reading »

Apr 042019

A purse was snatched from a 78-year-old woman Wednesday afternoon as she was entering her home in the Milan neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The woman was approached while unlocking her front door in the 1800 block of Milan Street, near Baronne, about 12:30 p.m. on April 3. A man grabbed her purse and fled north on Milan Street on a bicycle.

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Mar 292019
Commander Doug Eckert accepts his promotion to leader of the NOPD Crime Lab on Wednesday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Commander Doug Eckert accepts his promotion to leader of the NOPD Crime Lab in 2014. Eckert was promoted to lead the Uptown-based NOPD Second District on Friday. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com file photo)

Commander Doug Eckert was named the new leader of the NOPD Second District on Friday, returning for his second stint in the Uptown-based district after several years leading investigations for the entire city. Continue reading »

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Mar 282019

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The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the Garden District that occurred Wednesday evening, police reported.

Officers received a call of shots fired in the 1500 block of Freret Street in Central City at about 4:42 p.m. A silver sedan was reported to be driving on Terpsichore Street and shooting in the block.

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Mar 272019

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A 52-year-old man was knifed in the head Tuesday while playing basketball in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

He got into an argument with an unidentified man on a basketball court at Washington Avenue and LaSalle Street on March 26 at about 4:40 p.m. while the two were playing. During the fight, he turned his back and was cut in the back of the head, causing a small laceration, the police report said.

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Mar 182019

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Pizza robbery

A pizza was stolen from a delivery driver Saturday afternoon in the Hoffman Triangle area, the New Orleans Police Department has reported.

A 22-year-old woman was delivering pizza in the 3300 block of Third Street, near Prieur Street, on March 16 at about 2:30 when a man approached her and demanded the pizza. She complied, and the assailant fled the area.

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