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Person of Interest Sought in St. Claude Stickup

The New Orleans Police Department continued their policy of aggressively seeking “persons of interest” today. These individuals are not classified as suspects, but rather as potential sources of information in a case. In this case, the case involves a woman mugged at an ATM on the 2400 block of St. Claude.

Three Shootings Saturday Night

Violent crime showed no signs of a slowdown on Saturday (12.20) evening. Two homicides, one non-fatal shooting, and an unclassified death marred the holiday weekend according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

St. Claude Stickup

Crime struck during prime time in the heart of the Marigny’s gentrified entertainment strip. A woman was carjacked right off of St. Claude Avenue on Saturday (12.13) evening according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

Indywood East

Indywood’s old home on Elysian Fields is silent like so many of the great cinema palaces of old. However, the art haus film outfit is boasting a lot of action on their set. Co-founders Will and Hayley Sampson secured a new home at 3400 St. Claude Avenue and they are reaching out for community support.

Dysfunction at the Junction: St. Claude Burger Joint Burglarized

The St. Claude Corridor might be the epicenter of downtown gentrification, but the neighborhood is far from crime free. On Saturday (9.12) morning, hamburger hotspot Junction Bar & Grill (3021 St. Claude Avenue) was the victim of break-in according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

Crime Bits: Overnight Edition

With tourist-heavy Labor Day weekend upon us, the boys in blue are stepping up their presence in the French Quarter and CBD. However, crime elsewhere does not stop. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD)’s Major Offense Log (MOL) reports that Thursday (9.04) night’s offenses featured a shooting and a cutting (both non-fatal) as well as an unclassified death.

Walgreens at Elysian & St. Claude Held Up (Video)

Since the Federal Flood, the Walgreens on the corner of Elysian Fields and St. Claude Avenue has functioned as a de facto supermarket for several neighborhoods. Unfortunately on Sunday (8.09), the institution was the scene of an armed robbery.

Low Stakes Robbery Goes South at Bywater Family Dollar

Never get in the way of fashion! An t-shirt heist in the Bywater got violent on Tuesday (6.09) according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD). Now, the boys in blue are searching for a suspect.

Busy Time for Crime in Bywater

Rising property values did nothing to deter crime in the Bywater on Saturday (5.17) and Sunday (5.18) morning. The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) are investigating three crimes over a 24 hour span in the neighborhood.

Coast in the Thicket

Wetlands Art Tour Returns

Louisiana’s wetlands need all the voices that they can get. So, next weekend, Orleans and St. Bernard Parishes will be awash in the arts and activities aimed at fostering conversation about the state of the shrinking. The Annual Wetlands Art Tour is returning for a second year on May 9.

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