Robberies and purse snatchings were reported in the Milan, Fontainebleau and Hoffman Triangle neighborhoods. In the Hoffman Triangle, a man was arrested in an armed robbery on Wednesday (May 13) while a second suspect remained at large. At about 9:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Roman Street, the victim, a 36-year-old man, was approached from behind. A man stuck a pen knife in his abdomen while a woman took his wallet and other items from his pocket. The woman fled with the stolen items. Gregory Garmany, 53, was arrested at the scene.
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.
A shooting and an arrest in multiple armed-robbery attempts on Uptown streets were reported over the weekend by the New Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office. The shooting occurred early Sunday in Hollygrove. The victim, a 26-year-old male, was walking in the 8900 block of Olive Street at about 12:15 a.m. on March 29 when he heard gunshots, police said. He then realized he was shot. The New Orleans Emergency Medical Service took him to a local emergency room.
The Walgreens at South Claiborne and Napoleon avenues was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A man walked into the store at about 7:10 a.m. and purchased an item, the police report states. Then he showed the cashier a gun that was partially concealed in his waistband and demanded that the cashier open the register. He took the cash out of the register and fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male in his early- or mid-40s, wearing a camouflage cap, tan or khaki shorts, a black shirt and black shoes.
A man was held up at gunpoint in Hollygrove on Wednesday night but his robbers apparently left empty-handed, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim, a 54-year-old man, was unloading his car at Nelson and Dante streets on Wednesday (Feb. 26) at about 8:30 p.m. when he was approached by two males in their late teens wearing dark hooded jackets. Both teens were armed with handguns. They demanded the victim’s keys and belongings, and the 58-year-old turned them over and fled.
The New Orleans Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect in connection Carrollton-area two armed robberies that occurred a half hour apart on Jan. 31. The first robbery occurred at the Walgreens at 718 S. Carrollton Ave. in the Riverbend area. The second was at the Dollar General at 8201 Earhart Blvd.
The Walgreens in the Riverbend area and the Dollar General in Hollygrove were both robbed at gunpoint Friday night, the New Orleans Orleans Police Department reported. The Walgreens at 718 S. Carrollton Ave. was robbed at about 9:20 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31. A man walked up to the cashier counter, took out a gun from his waistband and demanded everything in the register.
The NOPD is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate two suspects in an armed robbery incident that occurred Saturday, Jan. 18.
At around 3:45 a.m., an armed robbery with a firearm incident happened in the 3600 block of State Street Drive, where a 2015 Chevy Colorado was stolen. The car was later recovered Uptown. The pictured suspects were captured on surveillance cameras just before the incident occurred. The suspect on the left is described as a dark-complected black male, about 5-foot-8 with a slim build and short hair. The suspect on the right is described as a female with a slim build, who was possibly wearing her hair pulled back in a ponytail or bun. Anyone with information regarding the incident and/or the pictured suspects is asked to contact Second District detectives at 504-658-6020 or or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.
A 77-year-old man was knocked off his scooter and robbed Wednesday afternoon in Hollygrove, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim was riding a scooter at Nelson and Joliet streets at about 12:20 p.m. when he was approached by two men, described as in their 20s, riding bicycles. One assailant knocked the 77-year-old to the ground, and the other grabbed the wallet from his pocket. The victim refused treatment from Emergency Medical Services, police said. Later Wednesday afternoon, the Iberia Bank at 3412 St. Charles Ave.
Three robberies were reported on Uptown streets in the days leading up to Christmas. On Christmas Eve, a 61-year-old woman was robbed while helping her mother out a car in the Fontainbleau neighborhood. Earlier that day, a man’s cellphone was snatched on St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District. Another man was robbed at gunpoint in the Xavier University area on Dec.