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.
A shooting and two robberies were reported Uptown over New Year’s weekend. A 68-year-old man was injured when he got caught in the crossfire Sunday (Jan. 3) during a shooting in Fontainebleau, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The victim was walking in the 3100 block of Broadway at about 4:40 p.m. when he saw gunfire coming from two separate vehicles, where the occupants were shooting at each other, police said. One of the bullets struck the 68-year-old in the arm, and he was taken to the hospital via private conveyance.
Two robberies were reported Thursday (Sept. 24) on Uptown streets, according to the New Orleans Police Department. The first occurred on Magazine Street in the Touro-Riverside area. A 59-year-old man and 29-year-old woman were in the 3600 block of Magazine at about 11:50 a.n. when they were held up at gunpoint. The gunman approached them demanding property, the police report states, and they complied.
A carjacking and two robberies were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend, according to the New Orleans Police Department. A woman was carjacked Sunday afternoon in Central City, the NOPD reported. A man shoved the 28-year-old victim to the ground at South Tonti Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard at about 1:30 p.m., the report states. He then took her keys and fled in her car. The police report states the NOPD knows the identity of the assailant, but his name was not provided.
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, two stabbings and two robberies were reported in Uptown neighborhoods over the weekend. The shooting occurred in the St. Thomas area behind the Walmart Supercenter on Sunday evening. The victim, a 35-year-old male, arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. Police learned the victim was on St.
A man was attacked during a robbery attempt Monday morning getting off the streetcar at Louisiana Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. A 45-year-old man exited the the streetcar with another man at 10:19 a.m. in the 3400 block of St. Charles Avenue. The other man knocked him down and attempted to take his wallet. The victim fought off the assailant, and both fled on foot.
A man was robbed of his bicycle in Broadmoor on Saturday and a four residents in a Dixon area home were assaulted and burglarized on Sunday, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The first incident occurred just after noon on Saturday A 30-year-old man was locking up his bicycle was locking his bicycle in the 3900 block of Washington Avenue, near Broad Street, when he was approached by five men. After one tried unsuccessfully to grab the bike, another punched him in the head. The men then grabbed the bicycle and fled. On Saturday night, the victim saw the man who had struck him.
Two robberies and an attempted robbery occurred late Wednesday and early Thursday on the same block of South Claiborne Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The first incident occurred in 2000 block of South Claiborne on Wednesday at about 11 p.m. The victim, a 47-year-old man, was knocked to the ground and assaulted by two assailants. They took his wallet and passport before fleeing. About two hours later, at 12:57 a.m., a 52-year-old woman was at South Claiborne and Josephine when a man assaulted her and grabbed her purse. In the same block at 4:38 a.m. on Thursday, a 45-year-old woman tried to buy drugs from two men and a woman.