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Weekend Crime Report


The NOPD have issued their crime log for the first half of the weekend. The register of wrongdoing is short but brutal. Friday’s (9.26) police work included two rapes, one of a child. Additionally, a pair of robberies are under investigation.


A Street Crime on Desire


One criminal is in deep. After failing to grab the loot, he was made by the law and is now on the run. In Gentilly, a robbery was thwarted on Tuesday (9.23). Police have now identified a prime suspect and are on the prowl.


St. Roch Contractors Robbed (Video)


Gentrification is hard work. It can be a dangerous job as well. At the end of August, a pair of contractors working on a house in St. Roch were robbed on the job. After weeks of reviewing tape, police have now released footage of the getaway.


Renovation Robbed


Police are searching for a suspect in a 7th Ward robbery. Many contractors are used to arguing with cranky customers, but one construction worker found his renovation robbed.


The Usual Suspects: Police Release Burglars' Photos


NOPD have released a barrage of suspects in burglaries around town. Today's roster of robberies includes a video game heist, a burgled tire dealer, a soap snatcher, and one thief who preferred body wash. Of course, there's a good ol' fashioned home invasion as well.


CBD Attack, Uptown Ransacking Suspects Sought


NOPD is looking for suspects in a pair of recent brazen crimes. A group of three people attacked a man in the CBD last weekend, and police released photos of three people wanted for questioning. This week, a man robbed an Uptown home in the middle of the day.


Crime Bits: CBD Burglaries Continue, Bike Robbery on Esplanade


Robbers targeted multiple modes of transportation in a series of incidents on Sunday night and Monday morning, according to NOPD reports. In the CBD, the recent spate of vehicle burglaries continued with a pair of incidents that police believe are related. In Mid-City, a woman was robbed of her bicycle on Esplanade, and two men were carjacked on Banks St. Details:


NOPD Wants Duo for Perdido Pilfering


NOPD has released a new wanted poster. This time the dastardly duo being sought is suspected of burgling a business on the 2300 block of Perdido. The pair allegedly broke into the business around 2 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, May 20.


Reports: NOPD Arrests Teen Who Was Shot in Marigny


The teen who was shot in the head last year by a Marigny homeowner was arrested for a burglary on Friday, according to reports from NOLA.com and WWL-TV. Marshall Coulter, 15, was arrested Friday afternoon on Royal St. in the Marigny.


Pair Arrested in Uptown Home Invasion


NOPD made two more arrests Friday in an Uptown home invasion during which two Tulane students were tied up and robbed. Aaron Johnson, 17, and Kevin Jones, 18, were booked in connection with the April 4 burglary at a house in the 7800 block of Panola St.


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