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Jan 1- 7: Shot for Pot, Ideal Mart Robbed, Graffiti Arrest

In this week's rundown of wrongdoing, there was a shooting in the 9th Ward, a man was robbed in the Riverbend, and the Ideal Mart in Mid-City was held up. Read on for more crime bits. 

Suspect Sought in Marigny Mugging

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) have a big lead in a Marigny mugging last week. Officers are now on the hunt for 18-year-old Trevor Green who they have identified as the primary suspect in the incident.

Father Crime: NOPD Hunt Assault Suspect

Legal eagles know that Assault does not always come with Battery. A credible threat of violence without the followup is still a crime. It is simply assault. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) contends that such is the case with the actions of 24-year-old Calvin Blanks.

Police Hunt Escapee

A manhunt is on. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are scouring the City for a man known as Darrel Williams. Williams escaped from police custody after a Sunday (4.19) morning arrest.

Central City Shooting

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating a shooting in Central City on Saturday (4.18) afternoon. Details of the incident are still sketchy, but witnesses confirm that several people were hit by the gunfire.

Elderly Pedestrian Killed in St. Charles Wreck

A 68-year-old pedestrian was killed in a traffic accident on St. Charles Avenue on Friday (4.17) afternoon. New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) nvestigators are now looking into the death in broad daylight.

Frenchmen Art Market Heist: NOPD ID Suspect

Not everyone loves the quaint Frenchmen Street Art Market and its Christmas light bathed ambiance as much as Chase. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) have issued a warrant for the arrest of Lewis Jerome Lomax on charges of Simple Burglary after he allegedly stole the institution’s safe. 

Gang Hang: Member of Central City's Young Melph Mafia Gets 13

While the Quarter cleanup is visible to most with Polaris ATV’s and cherries and berries flashing, there is also another battle against crime being waged in Central City. On Tuesday (4.14), yet another gang member from the neighborhood was sentenced as part of the sweep that followed the shooting death of five-year-old Briana Allen.

Nagin Questions

Federal inmate No. 32751-034 is appealing his conviction. In a 49-page brief filed late Tuesday with the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, disgraced, former Mayor Ray Nagin argued that poor instructions to jurors resulted in his conviction.

Warrant Issued After Alleged Brutal Domestic Violence

An argument between exes allegedly turned very ugly and ended with a beaten woman laying in the middle of Tulane Avenue. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are now hunting for Brekh Veitenheimer on a warrant for Acts of Domestic Violence (Strangulation).

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