The New Orleans Police Department arrested five teenagers in an April 30 vehicle theft in the 4600 block of South Johnston Street. Alkia Edwards, 18, and four unnamed juvenile males were taken in on the same day. Edwards was released two days later; records are not available on the other arrestees because of their status as juveniles. Edwards was released Saturday, Sheriff’s Office records show, after being arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for simple burglary, unauthorized use of a moveable, resisting arrests, illegal possession of a firearm, delinquency of a juvenile and for illegal drug possession. On Friday (May 1), Edwards appeared at Magistrate Court held by video conferencing.
A man was fatally shot Monday night in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Officers responding to a report of shots fired at 8:43 p.m. arrived at 2100 block of Fourth Street, where they found Arthur Netter suffering from a gunshot wound. The Emergency Medical Service took Netter to the hospital, where he later died from the gunshot wounds. He was 28 years old. No further information is currently available.
The New Orleans Police Department has released photos of suspects in vehicle burglaries and package thefts in Uptown neighborhoods.
The NOPD is requesting the public’s assistance in finding Zachariah Woodruff, a suspect in two vehicle burglaries in the Broadmoor area on April 6 and April 28. Woodruff has identified himself as homeless; however, he is believed to be residing near Louisiana Avenue and South Claiborne Avenue. Police have referred to him as a habitual shoplifter, and he is accused of recently stealing items from the Rouses stores on Tchoupitoulas Street and on North Carrollton Avenue. Anyone with information regarding Woodruff’s location is asked to contact Second District detectives at 504-658-6020 or Crimestoppers at at 504-822-1111.
The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in located a dog stolen on April 20. At around 10:30 a.m., Coco, the pictured 9-year-old miniature poodle, was secured by her owner on a leash in the front yard of their home located in the 2200 block of Brainard Street, near Jackson Avenue. Moments later, the owner’s neighbor informed her that a woman had taken the dog and ran off. The owner spent several days looking for Coco before informing police of the theft. Coco is described as black with gray patches, weighs 6 pounds, and is missing her right canine tooth.
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.