Jun 072017

Five armed robberies between June 1 and June 4 in the NOPD Second District. (via NOPD)

Roland Fields

Rannell Fields (via opcso.org)

Four people have been arrested in a spree of five armed robberies and carjackings around the Carrollton and Fontainebleau areas over the last weekend, New Orleans police announced late Wednesday morning.

NOPD First District Commander Hans Ganthier (from left), Superintendent Michael Harrison, Deputy Superintendent Paul Noel and Second District Commander Shawn Ferguson hold a news conference about arrests in a spree of Uptown armed robberies and carjackings. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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Jun 062017

(map via NOPD)

A woman was robbed at gunpoint Monday night on Washington Avenue in the Garden District, and an employee of an Oak Street business was stabbed in a robbery shortly afterward in Carrollton, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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Jun 052017

Quinnon Adams (via NOPD)

A suspect turned himself in to police following in a Saturday-night double shooting on Upperline Street in the Freret neighborhood, New Orleans police said, while the shooting of another man on South Liberty Street in Central City remains under investigation. Continue reading »

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Jun 052017

Police load the body of a homicide victim into the coroner’s van after a fatal shooting at the corner of LaSalle and Amelia street in the Milan neighborhood on January 22, 2017. (Zach Brien, UptownMessenger.com)

Owen Courrèges

Owen Courrèges

Is there somebody you’re furious with? An embezzling partner, perhaps? An unfaithful lover? A guy who drove too slow in the fast lane?

Well, allow me to present a now-viable option to the quandary of dealing with these miscreants. Murder! Murder will eliminate the problem immediately. Statistics show that over 99% of murdered persons are rendered perfectly innocuous. Continue reading »

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May 252017

Overnight robberies on Palm and Oleander. (map via NOPD)

One person was shot, three people were robbed, and two homeless people were attacked in a variety of incidents around the Uptown area on Wednesday evening, New Orleans police said. Continue reading »

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May 242017

Dakota Banks (via NOPD)

A woman reported she was robbed at gunpoint on Belfast Street and a man was robbed by an intruder at his front door Tuesday night on Colapissa, while officers arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the robbery of a cyclist on Broadway Street on Tuesday morning. Continue reading »

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