Mar 012020

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. Continue reading »

Dec 122019

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. Continue reading »

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Nov 032019

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. Continue reading »

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 »

Jul 082019

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. Continue reading »

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Jun 062019

Cornell Sparkman, 18

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. Continue reading »

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