Nov 212019

(via NOPD)

Two men were shot Wednesday night on Toledano Street near Broad, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

One of the shooting victims drove himself home before calling EMS to be taken to a hospital, where he was reported to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. A second victim, a 19-year-old male, was driven to the emergency room. The age of the first victim was not available.

The investigation of the double shooting was moved from the NOPD’s Sixth District to the Second District and then back to the Sixth as police tried to determine where it actually took place. Continue reading »

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Nov 212019


The man killed Tuesday night on Perrier Street near Audubon Park was 22-year-old Devin Espadron, an entrepreneur who co-founded Element Beverage Co., according to a WWL-TV report that includes an interview with Espadron’s mother. Continue reading »

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Nov 202019

Crime scene tape remains stretched across the Perrier Street entrance to Audubon Park on Wednesday morning. (Robert Morris,

Two shootings, one of them fatal, were reported overnight in Uptown neighborhoods. Continue reading »

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Nov 152019

Eddie Budd, Echo Hurlburt

From the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office

A New Orleans man and woman indicted last month on charges that they raped another woman inside a Leonidas neighborhood home in January 2019 surrendered to authorities in court this week and have been remanded into custody, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s Office announced Friday.

Edward “Eddie” Budd, 39, and Echo Hurlburt, 26, appeared for arraignment before Criminal District Judge Laurie A. White. Each entered a plea of not guilty to a single count of first-degree rape, charges that were handed up Oct. 24 by an Orleans Parish grand jury. Continue reading »

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Nov 142019

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via New Orleans Police Department

NOPD is investigating a homicide that took place in the 2800 block of Philip Street.

Around 8:25 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 13), Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting. There, they found an unresponsive 43-year-old male inside of a residence. Continue reading »

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Nov 072019

Carldell Paul,31

A man was charged in the shooting death of his father inside his grandmother’s Leonidas home, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office announced Thursday.

Carldell Paul, also known as Carldell Daniels, was charged with the second-degree murder of 50-year-old Carl Daniels and with obstructing justice in a homicide investigation in the two-count indictment handed up by an Orleans Parish grand jury. Continue reading »

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Nov 052019

Tyrone “Six” Bovia, Chance “Doona” Skipper and James “Poo” Alexander

Four alleged members of the Byrd Gang were charged under the Louisiana Racketeering Act and in other crimes related to a violent drug-trafficking enterprise based in Central City, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office announced on Monday.

An Orleans Parish special grand jury on Oct. 23 handed up a 16-count indictment charging Tyrone “Six” Bovia, Chance “Doona” Skipper, James “Poo” Alexander and Randy “Tokey Hefner” Calvin with racketeering. In Louisiana, racketeering is punishable in Louisiana by a prison sentence of up to 50 years. Continue reading »

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Nov 042019

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects in two recent incidents in the Second District.

(via NOPD)

Vehicle burglary on South Liberty

The NOPD is seeking assistance with locating a suspect in the investigation of a vehicle burglary on Nov. 3 in the 5000 block of South Liberty Street. Continue reading »