The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a vehicle burglary incident that occurred on April 12 in the university area. The pictured vehicle – a Ford Explorer in either a gray or silver – is believed to have been used by the perpetrator of a car burglary in the 2100 block of Palmer Avenue. He is described as a black male wearing stone-washed jeans, a black hooded jacket and a red T-shirt. Surveillance video of this incident can be viewed 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.
A shooting, two stabbings and two robberies were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend. The shooting occurred in the St. Thomas area behind the Walmart Supercenter on Sunday evening. The victim, a 35-year-old male, arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. Police learned the victim was on St.
Shooting victim Troy Green, 51, has died from his wounds, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office reports. Green was shot in the neck on April 15, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Sixth District police officers called to Washington Avenue and South Broad Street at about 3:40 p.m. found him lying unresponsive on the ground. He was transported to the hospital via the Emergency Medical Service. Four days later, he died, according to the Coroner’s Office.
A shooting claimed the life of a man Tuesday night in the Milan neighborhood. Sixth District officers responded to a call of reporting shots fired at around 9:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Loyola Avenue, near Delachaise Street. They discovered Brad Martin, 42, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene. Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence.
Gunfire from a car traveling down a Hollygrove street injured a 12-year-old boy on Sunday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The boy was standing on the corner of Eagle and Apple streets at about 4 p.m. on Sunday (April 19) when a vehicle approached. Police say two or three males inside the vehicle began shooting in the boy’s direction, striking him in the foot. The gunmen sped off, and the victim was taken to the hospital. Further details were not immediately available.
Second District detectives have identified as a suspect in the overnight burglary of GNO Cyclery on South Carrollton on April 2. The incident occurred at 1:53 a.m., when a man was caught on surveillance video in the closed store. A Trek Verve+ electric bicycle, valued at approximately $2,400, was stolen from the business at 1426 S. Carrollton Ave. The bike is a men’s black large-frame with blue writing and a black battery back; the serial number is WTU258E0049N. Detectives have identified Tyler Delaughter, 22, as a suspect in the incident.
A man was shot to death today (Thursday, April 16) in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At around 11:02 a.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery by shooting near Harmony and LaSalle streets. They found a 31-year-old Rodney Williams suffering from gunshot wounds. After applying lifesaving measures, the Emergency Medical Services pronounced Williams dead at the scene. Homicide Detective Bruce Bruggerman is in charge of this ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300.
A man was injured by a shooting in the Broadmoor neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Police were called to Washington Avenue and South Broad Street at about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday (April 15). They found an unresponsive man on the ground with a gunshot wound to his neck. The victim, whose identity is unknown, was transported to the hospital via the Emergency Medical Service. Further details were not immediately available.
The New Orleans Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Talesha Cheramie, 22, in the investigation of a vehicle burglary that occurred last week in the Garden District. NOPD Sixth District detectives say Cheramie and an unidentified male burglarized a vehicle, stealing the victim’s car keys, in 1100 block of First Street on April 6 at about 7:45 p.m.
Court records filed with the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office show that Cheramie was arrested days after the vehicle burglary on apparently unrelated armed robbery and kidnapping charges. At a Magistrate Court hearing held via video conference on April 9, her bond was set at $15,000. Anyone with information regarding Cheramie’s whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD Sixth District detectives at 504-658-6060, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.
Two separate shootings, one involving a 15-year-old victim, were reported in the Hollygrove area on Thursday (April 9). The first occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the 8800 block of Forshey Street. A newer model white Ford F-150 pulled alongside the victim, a 15-year-old male. The driver, who was wearing a ski mask, opened fire, striking victim multiple times in the legs. At 10:52 p.m., Second District NOPD officers were called to the 2500 block of Monroe Street, near Eagle Street.