Dec 252019

Three robberies were reported on Uptown streets in the days leading up to Christmas.

On Christmas Eve, a 61-year-old woman was robbed while helping her mother out a car in the Fontainbleau neighborhood. Earlier that day, a man’s cellphone was snatched on St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District. Another man was robbed at gunpoint in the Xavier University area on Dec. 23. Continue reading »

Jun 142019

An armed cellphone snatching was reported in Central City on Thursday.

At about 3 p.m. at South Liberty Street and Martin Luther King Drive, a man asked the victim, a 24-year-old male, if he could sit inside of his car to get out of the heat. The car owner complied. The man then tried to grab the victim’s cellphone out of his hand. Continue reading »

Jun 122019


The suspect in an armed robbery of a driver at a gas pump Tuesday evening was arrested while playing video poker, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Continue reading »