The New Orleans Police Department arrested five teenagers in an April 30 vehicle theft in the 4600 block of South Johnston Street. Alkia Edwards, 18, and four unnamed juvenile males were taken in on the same day. Edwards was released two days later; records are not available on the other arrestees because of their status as juveniles. Edwards was released Saturday, Sheriff’s Office records show, after being arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for simple burglary, unauthorized use of a moveable, resisting arrests, illegal possession of a firearm, delinquency of a juvenile and for illegal drug possession. On Friday (May 1), Edwards appeared at Magistrate Court held by video conferencing.
The NOPD is seeking a subject involved in a theft incident that occurred on Jan. 30. The man pictured above entered the New Orleans Bike and Board Shop, 8136 Oak St., to test ride a bicycle. He never returned to the store. The bicycle is valued at $1,400.
A German shepherd was inside a pickup stolen in the Lower Garden District on Tuesday and remains missing, the New Orleans Police Department reported. The NOPD is seeking to locate the vehicle and the dog. The owner parked his white 2010 Nissan Frontier pickup truck, bearing Louisiana license plate number X733490, in the 1100 block of Felicity Street, at about 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The pickup’s engine was running with Marley, the German shepherd, inside.