The New Orleans Police Department’s Second District has released photos and videos of suspects in recent crimes committed in Uptown neighborhoods. They include a shooting during a car burglary in Broadmoor early on Mardi Gras Day, an armed carjacking in the Freret neighborhood and a rash of overnight car burglaries at Notre Dame Seminary.
Two carjackings occurred as Mardi Gras festivities wound down on Tuesday, one in Broadmoor and another in Central City.
During a weekend that included a homicide in Central City, another shooting, a carjacking in the and a robbery were also reported in Uptown neighborhoods.
An armed carjacking was reported Saturday night in the Hollygrove neighborhood.
An armed purse snatching, a stabbing during a domestic argument and an armed carjacking were reported to the New Orleans Police Department in Uptown neighborhoods over 24 hours on Monday and Tuesday.
Three armed carjackings were reported last week in Uptown neighborhoods, according to the New Orleans Police Department’s Second District.
The first victim was a 54-year-old man who was pumping gas at the Magnolia in the 3400 block of Carrollton Avenue at about 9:45 on Dec. 3. As he filled his tank, he was approached from the side by a man asking for a cigarette.
A robbery, armed robbery, carjacking and purse snatching were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend.
Robbery at home on Broadway
On Friday afternoon, a man helping a stranger who professed to be a Vietnam veteran was robbed at his home near Audubon Park, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
An armed carjacking occurred Uptown on Tuesday evening, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A driver knocked unconscious by his passengers woke up on Interstate 10 to find his car gone, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A driver stopped at traffic sign in Central City had his car stolen out from under him Thursday by an armed carjacker, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
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.
A carjacking occurred Sunday in the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
A car was stolen and its driver assaulted at gunpoint early Wednesday in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.
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.
Five suspects linked to a wave of armed carjackings and other violent crimes have been taken into custody by New Orleans police, Superintendent Shaun Ferguson announced Wednesday.
Cornell Sparkman, 18, and a juvenile, 16, face charges in multiple armed carjackings and shootings. Sparkman, the 16-year-old and a 15-year-old are also linked to a triple shooting in Hollygrove. A third juvenile, 17, faces a single charge in one of the carjackings.