Sep 232019

Attack and robbery in front yard on Eighth Street (via

During a violent weekend across Uptown neighborhoods, a shooting, robbery, burglary and carjacking were reported in the NOPD’s Sixth District.

Attack and robbery in Irish Channel

An Irish Channel resident was struck from behind by three robbers while working in her yard Saturday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Continue reading »

Sep 112019

Shedrick Roy, 68

A suspect in an armed robbery was arrested Tuesday night shortly after the indent took place, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim, a 30-year-old man, was walking near Louisiana Avenue and Danneel Street at about 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, when he was approached by a man armed with a gun who demanded his phone and money, the police report states. The victim complied. Continue reading »

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Sep 102019


A man broke into a 27-year-old woman’s Lower Garden District home Thursday night, forced her into the bathroom, threatened her, ordered her not to move and demanded money, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Leonard Preston, 49

She told him she didn’t have any cash, so he ransacked the home before leaving with her cellphone. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of St. Andrew Street at about 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, the NOPD report states.

After tracing the victim’s iPhone to Philip Street, police arrested Leonard Preston, 49, shortly after it was reported stolen on Thursday. Continue reading »

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Sep 072019

Surveillance video obtained by WWL-TV shows the suspect’s car after the crash. (via

Tulane University police shot a former contract employee who was resisting arrest Friday afternoon, the Tulane University Police Department reported. Continue reading »

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