After an overnight break-in at the cell-phone store on South Carrollton Avenue and damage to a door and window at a nearby Subway restaurant, investigators have obtained surveillance images of a suspect that they hope can help lead to an arrest, New Orleans police said.
Three United States Coast Guard officers received medical treatment Tuesday after an unexpected release of turpentine on a tank they were inspecting at the Napoleon Avenue Wharf, officials said.
The fire started at a home in the 3300 block of Cherry Street shortly before 4:45 p.m., according to the New Orleans Fire Department. Firefighters were on scene within five minutes, and “found a two-story wood-framed brick veneer duplex with heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear,” the NOFD report states. “A large two-story garage located adjacent to the fire building was also on fire upon arrival.”
A man broke into a St. Andrew Street apartment complex’s laundry room and stole the change from inside the washing machines last week, but police are hoping a surveillance photo of him will lead to his identification and arrest.
A large, multi-unit home on Freret Street caught fire Friday morning, but New Orleans firefighters were able to extinguish it quickly enough to save the structure and no injuries were reported, authorities said.
A woman asked a man for a ride, then pepper-sprayed him and took his belongings from the center console of his vehicle before escaping, but investigators are hoping that surveillance footage of her can lead to her arrest, New Orleans police said.
Two men were injured when gunfire broke out Sunday night on Foucher Street, New Orleans police said.