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 »

Sep 102019


A man broke into a 27-year-old woman’s Lower Garden District home Thursday night, forced her into the bathroom, threatened her, ordered her not to move and demanded money, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Leonard Preston, 49

She told him she didn’t have any cash, so he ransacked the home before leaving with her cellphone. The incident occurred in the 1300 block of St. Andrew Street at about 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, the NOPD report states.

After tracing the victim’s iPhone to Philip Street, police arrested Leonard Preston, 49, shortly after it was reported stolen on Thursday. Continue reading »

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Mar 072019

(via NOPD)

The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a subject believed to be responsible for a burglary in the 1000 block of Eleanore Street, between Chestnut and Coliseum streets, on Feb. 27. Continue reading »

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Mar 062019

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A tool belt was taken from home under renovation in the Leonidis neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A suspect in the Feb. 18 burglary was seen in surveillance photos.

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the suspect wanted in connection with the simple burglary incident that occurred in the 8500 block of Jeannette Street. Continue reading »

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