Woman shot to death in Leonidas area

A woman was shot to death late Sunday (May 17) in the Leonidas neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. NOPD Second District officers responded to a report of shots fired the intersection of Eagle and Hickory Streets at around 11 p.m.. Upon arrival, the officers learned a female victim had been shot and was taken to the hospital by private conveyance. She later succumbed to her injuries. The Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Alexis Allen, 35.

Person of interest sought in homicide on Loyola near Delachaise

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking to speak with a person of interest in the investigation of the shooting death of Brad Martin, 42, on April 21 in the 3600 block of Loyola Avenue. Lionel “Eric” Lotts, 36, is not wanted for arrested in this investigation. However, NOPD Homicide Unit detectives believe Lotts has knowledge of information vital to the investigation and wish to question him. Sixth District officers responding to a call of reporting shots fired on Loyola near Delachaise Street discovered Martin suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

NOPD releases video of ATM being ripped from front of Camellia Grill

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying suspects in the theft of an ATM that occurred on April 23 in the Camellia Grill on South Carrollton Avenue. At approximately 10 p.m., three men were seen via video surveillance breaking the front door of the Riverbend diner, wrapping an ATM with a chain and pulling it from its floor mounting with a white Dodge Ram pickup truck. Surveillance video in this investigation can be seen at this link. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Second District detectives at 504-658-6020 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

Man shot in the wrist early Monday in the Irish Channel

A man was shot in the wrist early Monday in the Irish Channel neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The 26-year-old victim was in the 2300 block of Annunciation just before 4 a.m. when he heard gunshots, the police report says. He then saw he was hit in the wrist by a bullet. The Emergency Medical Service took him to a local hospital for treatment. The shooting was first reported by the NOPD in an email sent at 4:45 a.m. as occurring in the 600 block of Second Street.

Suspect sought in burglary of gun from car in Hollygrove

The NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Earl Parker, 26, in the investigation of a a vehicle burglary that occurred in May 4 in Hollygrove

A Glock 9 mm handgun was reported stolen from a car in the 2900 block of Joliet Street. NOPD Second District detectives have named Parker as a suspect in the burglary. Parker has a previous arrest and conviction for negligent injuring in 2011. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Second District detectives at 504-658-6020 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

Deceased man’s credit card used at Uptown corner store

 

The NOPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted for a theft by fraud incident that occurred on April 22. At around 6:30 a.m., the pictured man was photographed making a fraudulent charge at a corner store located on Louisiana Avenue. He used the credit card of a 39-year-old man who died April 19 of an undisclosed cause at his home in the 1100 block of Terpischore Street. The man’s mother was notified that her deceased son’s credit card on their shared account had been used. The fraud suspect is described as a white man with dark-colored hair and an unknown tattoo on his right wrist.

Vehicle of interest sought in NOPD homicide investigation

The NOPD is seeking to locate a vehicle of interest and its occupants in the investigation of a homicide that occurred Monday (May 5) in Central City. At about 8:45 p.m., the pictured vehicle approached Arthur Netter, 28 – who was standing near a building in the 2100 block of Fourth Street. Multiple shots were fired from the vehicle, one of which struck Netter. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. The vehicle is described as a light-colored – possibly gray or silver – extended cab four-door pickup truck, with flared fenders and wide tires extending past the fenders.

NOPD seeks information on car linked to rash of Uptown vehicle burglaries

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a string of vehicle burglaries that occurred Uptown on May 4. In the early morning hours, the pictured vehicle was observed as the in video footage taken from vehicle burglaries in the 1700 block of Amelia Street in Faubourg Delachaise and the 700 block of Seventh Street in the Irish Channel. There were an additional six vehicle burglaries within the Sixth District in which the vehicle and its occupants are believed to be involved. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Sixth District detectives at 504-658-6060 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

Video released in Central City homicide investigation

The NOPD continues to seek a person of interest in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on Dec. 27  in the 1500 block of South Liberty Street. Detectives released a surveillance video showing the man believed to have information on the killing of Jermeny Marsh, 23. The video can be found here. Police said Marsh was shot to death while sitting in his car just before noon two days after Christmas.

Police blotter: Two pizza delivery drivers, bicyclist robbed

Two pizza delivery drivers in the Freret area have been held up at gunpoint during the past week, and a 66-year-old bicyclist was attacked and robbed in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported. On Monday (May 4), a 51-year-old restaurant employee was trying to deliver pizzas in the Freret neighborhood, but the customer kept changing the address. When the driver arrived at an address in the 5000 block of Loyola Avenue at about 9:40 p.m., he was approached from behind by a man with a gun demanding money. The driver threw the pizzas and some cash at the gunman, who then fled. In the second robbery, occurring Wednesday (May 6) at 11:05 p.m., the deliveryman was rushed by a gunman while getting out of his vehicle in the 5100 block of Willow Street.