Police arrest one suspect, seek another in string of armed carjackings

The NOPD has arrested Joshua Dean, 18, and has obtained an arrest warrant for Robert Garrett, 23, in the ongoing investigation of multiple armed carjacking incidents in Uptown neighborhoods and in the Navarre neighborhood and Jefferson Parish. NOPD Second District detectives determined that four recent armed carjacking incidents were related, three in the Uptown area. Two occurred in Carrollton on Feb. 9, one in the 8100 block of Green Street, targeting two women delivering food. It was quickly followed by another on Cohn and Pine streets.

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.

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.

17-year-old arrested in brutal carjacking that left victim with broken bones and concussion

The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a juvenile suspect wanted for attempted murder and carjacking. On Friday (Dec. 18), the NOPD’s Violent Offenders Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshal’s Service arrested a 17-year-old male on an outstanding warrant for attempted murder and carjacking. He is accused in a violent carjacking in the Leonidas area. On Nov.

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.

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.

Police blotter: Seven armed robberies among crimes reported over Thanksgiving weekend in Uptown neighborhoods

This past holiday weekend saw a rash of armed robberies in Uptown neighborhoods. In addition to seven armed robberies, a carjacking and an aggravated burglary were  reported by the New Orleans Police Department. Aggravated burglary: In an incident police classify as an aggravated burglary, a man was stabbed and another was shot in Central City. At about 8:20 p.m. on Sunday (Nov. 29), the two men got into a verbal altercation in the 1800 block of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard.

Teenager sought in carjacking, attempted murder; victim ‘faces a long road of recovery’

As friends of an injured carjacking victim set up an online fundraiser to help with her medical bills on Monday, the New Orleans Police Department identified a suspect in the crime that put her in the hospital. Diane Rogers, known for her work with the city’s feral cat population, was carjacked on Nov. 15 at 2:26 p.m in the 1700 block of Monroe Street. During the incident, the NOPD said, Rogers reportedly grabbed hold of her vehicle’s steering wheel and, while doing so, the carjacker began to drive off at a high rate of speed. During that time, she fell to the ground and was rolled over by one of the vehicle’s tires — causing her to be hospitalized with multiple serious injuries.