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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. 

Uptown Man Missing

October is proving to be a busy month for missing persons with the police searching for nearly two dozen individuals during the start of fall. officers are now busy looking for an uptown man who has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks.

Police Investigate Missing Man, Student in Algiers

Police are busy looking for missing persons in Algiers today. In one case, a girl headed out to school and never returned. In an unrelated incident, a 51 year old man was seen pacing in front of his house and has been missing for two days since.

Suspects Identified in Central City Shooting

Police have identified two suspects in an afternoon shooting in Central City. Following the October 15th incident, NOPD are want 24-year-old Edward Patterson and 25-year-old Keron Cooper for Attempted Murder,

Police Look for Missing KIPP Student

Police are looking for a missing KIPP student today. 15 year old Ventures Draggs III has not been heard from or seen since Sunday (10.26) night. His worried mother and the police are asking for  community support in locating the teen.

Afternoon Shooting in Central City Leaves One Dead

Police are investigating an afternoon fatal shooting Central City today. The gunplay on the 2000 block of Washington Avenue left a 27 year old man dead.

Police Arrest Driver After Fatal Crash on Magazine

A 25 year old man is dead after a early morning car wreck on the 5600 block of Magazine Street. Police have arrested the Luke Allison, the vehicle’s driver, and booked him with Vehicular Homicide.

NOPD Makes Collar in Hollygrove Shooting

The Second District Investigative Unit made quick work of a shooting this week. On Thursday (10.23), a 32 year old man was shot near the intersection of Cambronne Street and Belfast Street. Before detectives had even left the scene, a suspect was in custody.

NOLA Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Sleeping with Student

New Orleans schools are in the news for reasons other than the great charter debate. A 32 teacher year old teacher at Joseph Clark High School was arrested on Thursday (10.23) for engaging in a sexual relationship with a student. 

Second Suspect Named in Marigny's Selfie Stickup

Police are clicking the like button for a set of selfies that three alleged muggers took after a armed robbery. The photos of the suspects voguing with guns in hand has resulted in the identification of two suspects. In addition to Darious Anderson’s identification last week, detectives have now named 17 year old Malik Lester a second suspect.

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