Jan 082019
 

NOPD Chief Michael Harrison and former Mayor Mitch Landrieu speak to the media during Mardi Gras celebrations in 2017. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Superintendent Michael Harrison is leaving the New Orleans Police Department after accepting a job as police commissioner in the city of Baltimore, he announced Tuesday morning. Continue reading »

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Jan 042019
 

John Crawford, 35, was booked on two counts of simple burglary and possession of stolen items. (via NOPD)

The New Orleans Police Department has arrested John Crawford, 35, in connection with two auto burglary incidents that occurred on Dec. 27.

At about 4 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of a man peering into vehicle windows in the area of the 1400 block of Seventh Street, near Coliseum Street.

Officers found Crawford reportedly looking through a vehicle. He had opened the door and had taken a cellphone from inside the vehicle, police said. Crawford was arrested at the scene and charged with simple burglary and possession of stolen items.

During a search of Crawford’s person, he was also reportedly found to be in possession of property reported stolen from the victim of a vehicle burglary incident reported an hour earlier at Gen. Taylor and Coliseum streets. Crawford was also charged with simple burglary and possession of stolen items in that incident.

Additionally, Crawford was arrested for violation of probation, as well as on an arrest warrant out of Jefferson Parish.

Anyone with additional information on these incidents is asked to contact NOPD Sixth District detectives at 504-658-6060.

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Jan 032019
 

New Orleans Police have arrested Jacoby Trepagnier, 19, in connection with a Foucher Street shooting incident that occurred the day after Christmas.

Jacoby Trepagnier, 19, was booked in connection with a shooting on Dec. 26 in the Milan neighborhood. (via NOPD)

At 3:24 p.m. on Dec. 26, a shooting reportedly occurred in the 2100 block of Foucher Street, where the victim in the incident was found with multiple gunshot wounds.

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Police Blotter: Shooting on Foucher Street, car stolen on Perrier Street

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Dec 262018
 

(via NOPD)

Shooting in Milan area
After a violent holiday weekend in New Orleans, a shooting was reported in the Milan neighborhood on Wednesday. Initial reports show one victim suffering apparent gunshot wounds to the leg and arm.

The New Orleans Police Department reported the shooting at 3:48 p.m. in the 2100 block of Foucher Street, near Loyola Avenue.

The shooting comes on the heels of two homicides in Central City and five shootings citywide. Continue reading »

Dec 252018
 

(via NOPD)

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Central City on Christmas morning.

On Tuesday, Dec. 25, at 8:42 a.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting in the 2500 block of Clara Street. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male victim outside with multiple gunshot wounds to the back and stomach. Continue reading »

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Dec 242018
 

(map via NOPD)

The NOPD is investigating a homicide that claimed a man’s life Sunday night in Central City.

Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at 9:07 p.m. in the 2100 block of Willow Street, near Josephine Street.

Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

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Dec 232018
 

Armed robberies in Gert Town

Byron Lackings, 42, was booked with armed robbery and possession of crack cocaine.

The NOPD has arrested Byron Lackings, 42, in connection with two armed robberies that occurred on Dec. 13 in Gert Town.

The robberies were reported in close proximity of time and location to each other, one at about 3:15 a.m. in the 8000 block of Olive Street and another at about 9 a.m. at a business in the 3200 block of South Carrollton Avenue.

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Dec 172018
 

(via NOPD)

Suspect sought in armed robbery on South Claiborne

The NOPD is requesting assistance from the public in locating and identifying a subject seen on surveillance video in commission of an armed robbery that occurred on Dec. 10in the 8800 block of South Claiborne Avenue.

At about 6:05 p.m., the victim was assisting customers at a MetroPCS store when an unknown short black male wearing a black zip-up mask, black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweater and blue jeans entered the store holding a handgun. The offender demanded the victim’s property and fled the location with cash from the register. The subject then fled the scene westbound on South Claiborne Avenue.

Surveillance video of the incident can be viewed at this link. Continue reading »

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Dec 132018
 

New Orleans police are investigating four simultaneous bomb threats made Thursday afternoon on South Claiborne Avenue and Walmsley Avenue in the Uptown areas, as well as Poydras Street downtown and Hayne Boulevard in New Orleans East, authorities said. Continue reading »

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Dec 132018
 

Tyrone Catchings (via NOPD)

A fight in a South Broad Street parking lot ended in gunfire Wednesday afternoon when one man hit another with a gun, causing an accidental discharge that grazed the victim’s ear, and New Orleans police have named a 48-year-old man as the suspect in the shooting, authorities said. Continue reading »

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Dec 122018
 

Person of interest sought in Jeanette Street shooting

The NOPD is seeking to interview a person of interest in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred on Dec. 6 in the 8800 block of Jeanette Street. The above pictured subject is wanted for questioning only in relation to this incident and is not considered wanted at this time. (via NOPD)

The NOPD is seeking to interview a person of interest in the investigation of an aggravated battery by shooting that occurred on Dec. 6, in the 8800 block of Jeanette Street. Continue reading »

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