Police blotter: Three shootings, four armed robberies reported in Uptown neighborhoods during weekend

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.

16-year-old arrested in armed vehicle theft, vehicle burglaries

The NOPD has arrested a 16-year-old male suspected in the investigation of an armed robbery of a vehicle in the Fontainebleau area on Saturday (Jan. 23). He is also wanted on multiple outstanding warrants. The armed robbery occurred about 7:15 p.m. in the 4500 block of Eden Street. The victim, a 23-year-old man, exited his white Kia while leaving it running.

Police blotter: Armed robberies reported in Leonidas, Garden District

Two armed robberies were reported in Uptown neighborhoods on Monday (Jan. 18). A Lexus sport utility vehicle was stolen at gunpoint from a 48-year-old man in the Leonidas neighborhood. At about 11:15 a.m., two armed men approached the victim in the 8300 block of Willow Street. They demanded his keys and property, and he complied.

Police blotter: Shooting, armed robbery reported in Central City

A shooting and an armed robbery were reported Friday (Jan. 8) in Central City. A man was injured in a shooting at about 9:20 p.m., according to a New Orleans Police Department press release. Police responding to a report of shots fired in the 1500 block of Liberty Street found the victim on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical responders transported him to the hospital.

NOPD arrests one, seeks two more suspects in recent string of armed robberies

The New Orleans Police Department has arrested one suspect and is searching for two additional suspects wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies and carjackings that occurred in the Irish Channel, East Riverside, Touro and Milan neighborhoods over the past month. The suspects are accused of involvement in six armed robberies and carjackings in the NOPD’s Sixth District from Nov. 25 to Dec. 11, police said. The first robbery occurred on Nov.

Armed robberies reported in Lower Magazine Street area

The New Orleans Police Department reported two armed robberies within minutes of each other Friday morning. Both victims were women walking on or near Magazine Street. The first was averted Friday with the help of some bystanders in the East Riverside neighbor. A 42-year-old woman was in the 1000 block of Aline Street, near Magazine, at about 8 a.m. when a man approached her from the side, pointed a gun at her and demanded her purse. She refused to turn it over to him.

Police blotter: Two carjackings, a burglary, three armed robberies

NOPD reports this week show that Uptown residents fell victim to carjackings, armed purse snatchings, armed robberies and a burglary. Carjacking: A woman, 53, was carjacked Thursday (Dec. 10) night near South Claiborne and Napoleon avenues, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Armed men surrounded her car in the 3000 block of Cadiz Street at about 8:20 p.m., police said. They forced her out and drove off.

Suspects arrested in Uptown armed robberies

The New Orleans Police Department announced the arrests of two suspects in recent Uptown armed robberies
One suspect is accused in a string of robberies, three taking place within hours of each other in shopping center parking lots. The other is a juvenile accused in a Gert Town robbery. Tony Hatcher, 33, has been booked in three Uptown parking-lot robberies and one in Mid-City. The first was an attempted robbery that took place in the afternoon of Dec. 3, in the Costco parking lot.

Police blotter: Vehicles stolen across Uptown neighbhooods

The New Orleans Police Department reported a string of carjackings and armed robberies involving vehicles as well as a shooting in Uptown neighborhoods during the past week. Two of the crime victims — both women in their 70s — tried to thwart their attackers. One was a 75-year-old woman who was carjacked Sunday (Dec. 6) on Magazine Street. She was getting into her vehicle in the 3200 block of Magazine, in the Garden District, at about 2:30 p.m. when a man walked up to her, pointed a gun and demanded her vehicle.