Jul 082019

An armed carjacking was reported in Hollygrove on Saturday morning.

The victim, a 50-year-old man, had pulled over on Colapissa and Live Oak streets to get directions to his mother’s home at about 7:40 a.m. on Saturday, July 7, the police report states. Two men approached his car on both sides armed with semi-automatic weapons. Continue reading »

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Jul 032019

Sean Carter, 24

The NOPD arrested Sean Carter, 24, on June 30 on numerous charges stemming from an aggravated assault that occurred in the 900 block of Saint Mary Street on June 29.

Carter was allegedly holding a family member, a 41-year-old man, against his will inside the residence. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Carter and a search warrant for the residence. Continue reading »

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Jul 022019

Elvis Gavarette, 30

A man pleaded guilty Monday to sexually assaulted a woman as she walked to a friend’s home in the Lower Garden District in December 2017, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office reported.

Elvis Gavarette averted an upcoming trial for attempted second-degree rape by pleading guilty to two amended counts of sexual battery. Gavarette, 30, received a 10-year prison term and must register as a sex offender upon release, as part of the plea agreement approved by both his victim and Criminal District Judge Tracey Flemings-Davillier. Continue reading »

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Jul 012019

Sean Carter, 24

A man was tied up inside the home of Lower Garden District man who was later arrested on assault, robbery, gun and drug charges, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim, a 41-year-old man, was in the 900 block of St. Mary Street when a gunman forced him inside his home, where he was tied up, the police report states. Continue reading »

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