NOPD Detective Jerry Baldwin looks for evidence on Willow Street near Lowerline following a robbery Friiday, Dec. 12. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)
Five armed robberies have been reported in the Carrollton area since Dec. 4. (map via NOPD)
New Orleans police have identified suspects relating to a trio of robberies in the Carrollton area earlier this month and are working towards warrants for their arrests, while investigations continue into a separate set of robberies in the university area last weekend, authorities said.
The first cluster took place in the three days between Dec. 4 and Dec. 6 — starting on South Carrollton near Apricot, then at Leonidas and Sycamore and finally in the 7900 block of Maple, said Lt. Brian Lampard of the NOPD Second District investigations unit. Continue reading »