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NOPD Releases Surveillance Footage of French Quarter Rape Suspect

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Special Victims division released a surveillance video of an unknown male suspect in connection with a sexual assault in the French Quarter. As NoDef previously reported, the incident occurred during the early morning hours of April 16 on the 1400 block of Chartres Street. 

Lake Vista Snatching Suspect Sought

The affluent Lake Vista neighborhood is normally known for secluded yards and lots of banana trees. Yet, on Tuesday (9.15), the bucolic Lakeview subdivision was the scene of the City’s latest burglary according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

Park Place Prowlers

A pair of thieves set their sights on unlocked cars this weekend. Although, the perps wore gloves toms their fingerprints, they forgot about the eyes in the sky. Surveillance footage provided the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) with some solid leads.

School Bus Shenanigans Suspects Sought

Most kids in NOLA enjoy summer as a time away from schooling the big yellow bus. However, a pair of ne’er-do-wells allegedly used summer recess as an opportunity to steal a school bus. The New Orleans Police Department ID’d a pair of suspects in the heist.

Hit and Run Caught on Camera

Cameras are changing crime. On Friday (1.24), surveillance caught a hit and run collision on tape. Now, the New Orleans Police Department are searching for the suspect vehicle.

Second Man Killed by Police in 1-Week Span Was Unarmed, Chief Says

By Shay Sokol

A man who investigators believe was unarmed was killed by a cop Wednesday in Gentilly while police were serving a drug warrant, according to NOPD. Around 5:30 p.m. yesterday in Gentilly, NOPD Narcotics task forces knocked on the door of a residence on 2651 Prentiss Avenue, declaring, “This is police. We have a search warrant.” There was no answer. According to police, the cops then broke down the door, and entered the house, which had been under surveillance for marijuana sale activity. Still no answer.

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