The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct an upcoming sobriety checkpoint within Orleans Parish.
New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Shaun Fergusen said the NOPD will meet with the mayor’s Mardi Gras advisory committee, krewe captains and others to review Carnival safety.
“We lost two lives this Carnival season,” he said during a press conference on Monday. “It’s very disheartening.”
The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at a location within Orleans Parish.
Richard Sansbury, the first of two men arrested for Monday’s armed robbery and shootout that left a New Orleans police officer wounded at an Uptown CVS drug store, made his first appearance in Orleans Parish Magistrate Court on Tuesday morning.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left an officer wounded early Monday.
The New Orleans Police Department held a final salute for retired Commander Doug Eckert on Friday in front of the Second District station. Eckert passed away June 10.
A day after Doug Eckert retired from his position as commander of the Second District, the respected New Orleans Police Department veteran died of cancer, according to social media posts by the NOPD and other law-enforcement agencies.
“It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of Retired Commander Doug Eckert of the Second District. Commander Eckert passed away last night after a long hard battle with cancer.
Each of us not only grieves at the passing of a tremendous individual but also for the loss his family suffers,” states the NOPD Second District Facebook page on Monday morning.
The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Thursday night at an undisclosed location in New Orleans.
The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct an upcoming sobriety checkpoint tonight at a location within Orleans Parish.