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New Clues in Hunt for Decatur Derelict
Police have made strides in their hunt for the Decatur Street derelict wanted for attacking a man in a strip of the street known to locals as the "guttepunks' beer garden." Eighth District police led Detective Michael Flores have released high res images and some addional information.
Suspect Identified in Decatur Assault (Video)
The denizens of Decatur may be looking for leftovers, but NOPD are searching for suspects. Police are hot on the trail of an alleged assailant and a person of interest in a violent incident that occurred on a stretch of Decatur Street known to locals as the “gutterpunk beer garden.”
Man Assaulted in "Gutterpunk Beer Garden"
The 900 block of Decatur Street is known to tourists as the home of Central Grocery. However, many Quarter dwellers know the block for less appetizing reasons. On the river side, the middle portion of the block is noted as a prime gathering spot for “gutterpunks” or “traveling kids.” Last night (9.14), the strip turned violent.
NOPD Seek Five Suspects in Violent FQ Mugging
Police are hot on the trail of five suspects involved in an August 23rd mugging in the Quarter. After investigation, NOPD Detective Chris Laborde retrieved video footage of the incident. Authorities have now released images and descriptions of the alleged assailants.
Westbank Crime Update
NOPD's busy weekend was not confined to the East Bank. Across the river, the police investigated two robberies and made one arrest. Plus, a mysterious car demanded weed from strangers and responded poorly to rejection. Read on after the jump for details.
Photo Issued & Bounty Offerd for Felon on the Fly
New Orleans police are turning up the heat in their search for convicted felon Jarrell Guy. Late Saturday night, detectives in the Third District issued a photgraph of the fleeing felon, and CrimeStoppers offered a reward of up to $2500 for Guy's capture. NOPD wants guy for aggravated assault with a firearm, two counts of illegal use of a weapon, and a charge of felon with a firearm.
Assault and Pepper: French Quarter Night Out Ends in Rampart Robbery
Two women deployed pepper spray at men during a robbery, but it wasn't because they were the victims. NOPD alleges Alicia Marie Ford and Taneal Brishay Miller were the ones who robbed the a man on Saturday night on N. Rampart Street. It all started with a few drinks in the French Quarter.
St. Claude Murder, Mid-City Dog Walker Assaulted
Calvin Thomas was killed on June 8 in the St. Claude neighborhood, and police have identified a suspect in the murder. In Mid-City, a woman was robbed at gunpoint and assaulted on Thursday, June 6, while she was walking her dog.
Terrible Trio: Man Beaten, Robbed in CBD (VIDEO)
Three men administered a brutal beating in the CBD early Sunday morning to take a man's wallet and cell phone. About 3:45 a.m., a man and woman were walking in the 400 block of Carondelet Street. Video shows three men - one in cook's pants and one with a towel hanging from his belt - walking separately, then quickly surround the couple. The man is then hit from behind. Click through to watch the incident:
Suspects Sought in Brutal Bottle Beating Near Friendly Bar (VIDEO)
New Orleans police are seeking the public’s help in identifying three suspects allegedly involved in a Sunday morning fight outside a Marigny bar. A witness said he saw a group of three or four men standing at the corner of Chartres and Marigny streets, outside The Friendly Bar around 4:45 a.m., officials said.
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