Man robbed on Felicity Street
A 48-year-old man was robbed on the street Monday night in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a 16-year-old male in connection with a homicide in Hollygrove.
The incident occurred on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 12:52 a.m. in the 8400 block of Oleander Street. The victim was a 15-year-old male.
NOPD officers are searching for two suspects who are wanted in connection with two auto burglaries in the Fontainebleau neighborhood.
The victim told police that on Feb. 17 at about 9:30 a.m. she entered her vehicle in the 8000 block of Belfast Street and observed that the center console was open and her radio system was missing.
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating a man accused of stealing a wallet from a drugstore at St. Charles Avenue and Broadway.
On Saturday, March 2, at around 7:31 p.m., the victim reportedly left his wallet on the counter after making a transaction. When the victim realized his wallet was missing, he went back to the store and discovered that his wallet was no longer at the counter. He contacted police.
The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a subject believed to be responsible for a burglary in the 1000 block of Eleanore Street, between Chestnut and Coliseum streets, on Feb. 27.
The NOPD is searching for a subject wanted for package theft in the Carrollton area. The incident occurred on Feb. 17 around 3 p.m. in the 1500 block of Fern Street.
Police have identified a man captured on security camera video as Zachary Winfield, 47. He is accused of stealing a package containing Bare Minerals makeup from a front porch.
The New Orleans Police Department is searching for four suspects, shown above, wanted for shoplifting in the Second District.
The incident occurred on March 2 around 4 p.m. in the 8300 block of Earhart Boulevard. Four people entered the store together and browsed items before making a small purchase. As the group was leaving, one of them reached into a display stand and removed numerous items and left the store without paying.
The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a suspect in the killing of a man found Feb. 27 in front of a Central City church.
Robert Froeba, 49, has been booked in connection with a homicide that occurred on in the 2900 block of Jackson Avenue.
A tool belt was taken from home under renovation in the Leonidis neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A suspect in the Feb. 18 burglary was seen in surveillance photos.
The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the suspect wanted in connection with the simple burglary incident that occurred in the 8500 block of Jeannette Street.
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance in locating and identifying a subject seen on surveillance video stealing a small tree from a residence in the 1800 block of Monroe Street on Feb. 8.
At about 3 a.m., a bicyclist, pictured at right, was seen approaching the residence in the 1800 block of Monroe Street.
The man was then seen taking a newly planted 3-foot magnolia tree from the exterior of the residence and fleeing the scene.
NOPD arrested a teen last week on the parade route for armed robbery and carrying a firearm on a parade route.
On Wednesday, Feb. 27, about 8:17 p.m. Seventh District officers patroling the parade route at St. Charles Avenue and St. Mary Street saw a man known to be wanted by the Second District for an armed robbery that occurred on Jan. 25 in the 2600 block of Delachaise Street.
The NOPD is seeking a person of interest, seen in the photos above, in the ongoing investigation of a homicide on Feb. 27 in front of a church in the 2900 block of Jackson Avenue.
Responding to a call at 8:20 p.m. last Wednesday, officers found a man outside the St. Thomas Baptist Missionary Church at around 8:20 a.m. on Feb. 27. He was suffering from an apparent head trauma and died at the scene.
A 61-year-old woman was robbed of her purse Thursday morning as she was leaving a store on South Claiborne Avenue.
The victim was approached by a man asking for a dollar at about 6:40 on Feb. 28, the New Orleans Police Department reported. When she opened her purse to give him money, the man knocked it the ground.
A substantive prisoner re-entry program that includes rehabilitation and job training is “really critical” to reducing recidivism, said Pelican Institute for Public Policy CEO Daniel Erspamer at an YLC Leadership Luncheon last week. Pelican, a nonprofit libertarian-leaning think tank that develops data-driven policy solutions, works to bring jobs and opportunities back to Louisiana by eliminating barriers to success. It also coordinates Louisiana’s Smart on Crime business-led coalition that successfully lobbied for criminal justice reform. Since 2017, the coalition has been monitoring the implementation of the new laws and planning future steps.