Three teens arrested in string of armed robberies

A 17- and two 16-year-olds were arrested Wednesday (April 19) for two attempted armed robberies in the Uptown area and one armed robbery near City Park. The New Orleans Police Department determined the teens had gone on a robbery spree targeting women. In the first robbery, a 65-year-old woman was retrieving items out of her white 2004 BMW on the 1100 block of City Park Avenue when she was approached by two male teenagers, shortly after 10 a.m.
One was armed with a handgun and demanded her keys. She complied and the robbers fled in her vehicle, followed by a shiny blue Honda. Later that morning, at 11:30 a.m., a 53-year-old woman was approached on the 1300 block of Octavia Street by two male teens.

Police blotter: Three robberies, a home invasion, a stabbing

Three robberies, a home invasion, and an assault were reported in Uptown neighborhoods this week, according to information released by the New Orleans Police Department. A 25-year old man was robbed early Wednesday (Feb 22) at St. Charles Avenue and Jackson, according to police. At about 1:30 a.m., the victim was approached by three men who pushed him to the ground before taking his property and fleeing. Two women and a man were victims in a home invasion on Tuesday (Feb 21) around 3 p.m. in Central City.

Police blotter: Two shootings, two armed robberies reported Uptown during the weekend

Two shootings, including one injuring a juvenile, and two armed robberies were reported in Uptown neighborhoods by the New Orleans Police Department during the weekend. A store manager was injured during an early morning robbery in the 3200 block of South Carrollton Avenue. An employee was held at gunpoint while leaving the business Monday (Feb. 13) at about 3:40 a.m. A second assailant entered the store and demanded cash from the manager. The manager complied but was struck in the head with a firearm before the two robbers fled.

Police blotter: Shooting, two armed robberies, cellphone snatching

A shooting, two armed robberies, and a cellphone snatching over a dog-walking spat occurred in Uptown neighborhoods in the past week, according to the New Orleans Police Department. A robbery incident in the Fontainebleau area began when a man was walking his dog Tuesday (Jan. 31) at about 8:30 a.m. When he saw a woman, 29, recording him and his dog in the 4200 block of Vendome Place, he grabbed her cellphone and tossed it. The woman retrieved her phone before the man threw it again and fled, according to police. A 22-year-old woman was struck with a firearm and robbed in the University area Friday (Jan.

Police blotter: Shooting, armed robbery, home invasion

Three major crimes were reported in Uptown neighborhoods on Thursday (Dec. 29): a home invasion, a shooting and an armed robbery. At about 11 p.m., a home invasion was reported in the Lower Garden District.  Police investigating the report in the 800 block of St. Andrew Street found evidence of a home invasion but did not find the victim, a 33-year-old woman. A teenager was injured Thursday night in Central City.

Police blotter: Three shootings, armed robbery in Sixth District

Four people were injured Uptown in three shootings since Sunday (Dec. 25) and a woman was held up at gunpoint, the New Orleans Police Department reported. Police learned of a shooting Tuesday night (Dec. 27) after a victim showed up at a local emergency room with a gunshot wound, the NOPD said in an email. The shooting occurred at Felicity Street and Baronne Street around 9:45 p.m.

Two men were injured in a shooting early Monday (Dec.

Police blotter: Shootings, carjackings, robberies reported Uptown over the weekend

In Uptown neighborhoods this weekend, two shootings, two carjackings and three robberies were reported to the New Orleans Police Department. Shooting: A man arrived in a local emergency room Sunday night (Dec. 18) with a gunshot wound. Police were notified just before 11 p.m.
By 2 a.m. on Monday, officers confirmed that a shooting occurred late Sunday at Felicity and Simon Bolivar Avenue. The victim, 33, told police he was standing at the corner waiting for a female friend to call when he was shot in the arm.

NOPD seeks suspects in school burglaries, store robbery (with video)

The New Orleans Police Department has released photos and a video of suspects in two school burglaries and the armed robbery of a business. The incidents are not related. The armed robbery in the video below occurred on Nov. 8 at the Boost Mobile in the 2800 block of South Claiborne Avenue.
At 7:19 p.m., a man entered the store while visibly clutching a handgun in his waistband.

Police blotter: Shooting, three armed robberies, two stabbings, home invasion

Three armed robberies, two stabbings, a shooting and a home invasion were reported in Uptown neighborhoods during the past week, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Stabbing: A stabbing was reported at Second and Freret streets in Central City at about 6:30 a.m. on Monday (Nov. 14). Police did not have further details of the incident. Home invasion: A woman was arrested in a home invasion early Sunday (Nov.