From the New Orleans Police Department
The NOPD as arrested a 17-year-old male accused in a Sixth District armed robbery and several other incidents in the First, Second and Sixth Districts. On Tuesday (March 2) Sixth District Person’s Crime detectives, NOPD Violent Offender Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshals Service located and arrested the juvenile in relation to an armed robbery that occurred Jan. 18 in the 1100 block of Jackson Avenue in the Garden District. A search warrant was obtained for the residence. During the execution of that warrant, the following items were recovered:
A stolen black Glock 19 with a tan grip
An Aero Precision x15 rifle, along with several armor piercing 5.56 rounds
Black gloves, ski masks, and a small plastic bag containing 97 Ecstasy pills (MDMA).
The NOPD is seeking to locate and identify a person of interest and a vehicle in the investigation of a homicide that occurred Wednesday (Feb. 17) in the 3700 block of South Claiborne Avenue. The pictured suspect was seen at the Claiborne Avenue car wash where Bruce Gaten, 31, was shot to death at 3:19 p.m. The suspect was seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt with an unknown image on the front, dark colored jeans and dark shoes. The unknown suspect was observed driving the pictured silver 2016 Honda Pilot bearing Louisiana plate ZRT 457 with a bike rack affixed to the rear. The Honda was reported stolen.
A man was shot death Monday afternoon at the Pelican Pointe Car Wash on South Claiborne Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Bruce Gaten, 31, was in a car at the business in the 3700 block of South Claiborne at 3:19 p.m when a vehicle parked next to him. A gunman got out of the vehicle and fired multiple gunshots, police said. Gaten died at the scene. Further information was not immediately available.
The NOPD has arrested Joshua Dean, 18, and has obtained an arrest warrant for Robert Garrett, 23, in the ongoing investigation of multiple armed carjacking incidents in Uptown neighborhoods and in the Navarre neighborhood and Jefferson Parish. NOPD Second District detectives determined that four recent armed carjacking incidents were related, three in the Uptown area. Two occurred in Carrollton on Feb. 9, one in the 8100 block of Green Street, targeting two women delivering food. It was quickly followed by another on Cohn and Pine streets.
A shooting left one man dead and another wounded Saturday (Feb. 13) evening in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At 5:08 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers were called to Washington and Loyola avenues for an aggravated battery by shooting. The officers found two men suffering with gunshot wounds.va
One victim, Bryan Veal, died at the scene. Veal was 26.
Two carjackings were reported in a time span of about 10 minutes Tuesday night in the Carrollton area. The first took place in the Pigeon Town neighborhood and was reported at 8:49 p.m.. Two women, ages 60 and 22, were delivering food in the 8100 block of Green Street when two men approached and demanded they get out of the car. They complied. But after they drove a few feet, the vehicle became in operable, police said.
Police arrested Phillip Barbarinin, 24, on Monday after a dramatic standoff outside his University area home. Less than an hour after the New Orleans Police Department obtained a warrant for Barbarinin’s arrest on Monday morning, a SWAT team was called to his home in the 2100 block of Audubon Street, near South Claiborne Avenue. The standoff lasted from about 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Police had barricaded the surrounding streets. By 10:35 p.m., Barbarinin was booked into Orleans Justice Center on eight counts of armed robbery, one count of second-degree battery and three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. He remained jailed on Tuesday morning.
Uptown neighborhoods saw a rise in violent crime over the weekend, with three shootings, four armed robberies and an attempted carjacking among the crimes reported. On Monday, a suspect, Phillip Barbarinin, was arrested in connection with four of the armed robberies, the two in the Audubon and the two in the Carrollton area. Barbarinin had barricaded himself in his home on Audubon Street after a warrant was issued Monday morning. Shooting and armed robbery in Audubon area
On Sunday night in the Audubon area, a shooting was preceded by an armed robbery in the 1900 block of Broadway. At about 10:45 p.m. on Sunday (Feb.
A man was injured in a shooting Thursday on Washington Avenue in the Hoffman Triangle neighborhood, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The 35-year-old man was in the 3600 block of Washington just after 5 p.m. when a gunman walked up to him and opened fire. The victim was taken to a local hospital by the Emergency Medical Service. Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Sixth District station at 504-658-6060 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.
The New Orleans Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the investigation of a homicide in the 1300 block of South Saratoga Street on Sept. 9, 2020. NOPD’s Homicide Unit detective determined the individual pictured above to be a suspect in the shooting death. He is wanted on a charge of second-degree murder. He is suspected in the death of Gerren Green, 19.
A dog thwarted an armed robbery attempt in the Lower Garden District on Monday (Jan. 25), the New Orleans Police Department reported. The dog was walking with a 45-year-old man around noon in the 1300 block of Constance Street. A man approached the pair from behind, implied he had a gun and demanded the man’s money. That’s when the victim’s dog attacked the gunman, who fled the area.