Teenagers, including a Bridge City escapee, arrested in carjacking, shooting, armed robbery

The New Orleans Police Department announced recent arrests in a carjacking and shooting in the Milan neighborhood and an armed robbery in Touro-Bouligny. A juvenile suspect accused of shooting a 59-year-old man during a carjacking was an escapee from the Bridge City Center for Youth, according to media reports. Authorities say he was one of six teens who broke out of the juvenile jail on July 17. He remained at large for hours after the other five were apprehended. Police arrested the 17-year-old and a 16-year-old female after the vehicle they were driving crashed on St.

Police blotter: Armed robbery on Upperline, carjacking on Adams

The New Orleans Police Department reported an armed robbery and a carjacking in Uptown neighborhoods this week. The armed robbery occurred Wednesday (July 14) in the 1700 block of Upperline Street, near Carondelet Street. Just before 11 a.m., a 46-year-old man was held up at gunpoint by two men. The victim turned over his belongings; police did not specify what was taken. The carjacking occurred Monday afternoon in the 1600 block of Adams Street, by the Carrollton Cemetery.

Police blotter: Three vehicles stolen Uptown in 12 hours, and one carjacking attempt thwarted

An armed burglary, a carjacking, a vehicle theft and an attempted carjacking were reported recently in Uptown neighborhoods. Three armed men stormed a Central City home early Wednesday (June 15) and drove off in a car belonging to one of the victims, the New Orleans Police Department reported. At about 3 a.m., the gunmen forced their way into a home in the 3000 block of Loyola Avenue and threatened the two residents, a 39-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man. They demanded the woman turn over her car keys, which she did. The fled in her vehicle, which was later recovered.

Police blotter: Shooting, carjacking, two robberies

A shooting, carjacking and three robberies were reported Uptown since Friday (April 1). A 49-year-old man was injured in shooting Monday afternoon (April 4). He was fighting with another man at about 3:20 p.m. in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue, near the cemeteries in Central City. The man took out a gun, shot the 49-year-old in the leg and fled. The Emergency Medical Service took the victim to the hospital.

Police blotter: Two shootings, carjacking, armed robbery, burglary

Crimes reported this week by the New Orleans Police Department in Uptown neighborhoods include two shootings, an aggravated burglary and the armed theft of two pickup trucks. Double shooting: A double shooting injured a woman and a man in Central City on Wednesday afternoon (March 23). They were walking near Magnolia Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at about 1 p.m. when gunfire erupted. The woman, who has not been identified, suffered a graze wound to her leg. The Emergency Medical Medical Service brought her to the hospital.