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Overnight Crime Report: Armed Robbery, Carjacking, Two Simple Robberies

The New Orleans Police Department saw four crimes hit the city on Thursday (9.7). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to an armed robbery, a carjacking, and two simple robberies. 

 

At 10:50AM, an unknown man wearing a mask and gloves entered a Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank on the 3500 block of Gen. De Gaulle Dr. The subject then pulled out a gun and stated “I don’t want to hurt anybody,” before taking an undisclosed amount of money from the teller. He then fled on foot in an unknown direction. 

 

An employee of a Budget/Avis Rent A Car on the 1300 block of Canal St. was detailing a car at 1:42PM when an unknown man approached. The subject produced a gun that was reportedly wrapped in a shirt, and demanded the vehicle. The employee got out of the car and the perp drove off down Canal toward the lake, then unknown. 

 

At 9:11PM, an unknown man entered the St. Charles Discount on the 3400 block of St. Charles Ave. He ordered an 18-year-old male employee to activate the pump without payment. When he was refused, the perp sat on the counter and refused to get down. The employee was assisting another customer, at which time the perp reached into the cash register, took cash, then fled in an unknown direction. 

 

A 52-year-old man invited five unknown men to his residence on the 1900 block of Lapeyrouse St. At 9:49PM, two men remained there. When the man was looking for his keys, one of the remaining men demanded his property. The victim complied, and the duo fled with cash and a cellphone in an unknown direction. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Today in NOLA 9.8.17

Kick off your weekend with a selection of fests, parties, happy hours, and more. Saint Claude Social Club celebrates their anniversary. Friday Nights at NOMA will present new art and a film screening, plus live music. Sample the best bites in the south at the Chefs Taste Challenge, or get down to Stephanie Mills and Deniece Williams at Jazz in the Park Burger Fest. On this day in 1967, Jefferson Parish Councilman Vial J. Blanke was implicated in Life Magazine as an ally of Joseph Armenio, described by the magazine as "a convicted murderer" and an associate of Carlos Marcello, leader of the New Orleans crime family. Now, more to do this Friday. 

 

Friday Nights at NOMA (NOMA, 5PM)

Take in a little culture before getting housed tonight. NOMA opens its doors after hours on Fridays, allowing visitors a chance to kick off the weekend with some live music and film. This week will feature indie folk-pop duo Renshaw Davies and a screening of the Orson Welles documentary F is for Fake. Rounding out the night's festivities is a tour of new works at the museum, led by Curatorial Fellow Brian Piper. 

 

Anniversary Party (Saint Claude Social Club, 6PM)

Celebrate the one year anniversary of the Saint Claude Social Club with champagne, snacks, and plenty of dancing. Seven Three Distilling Co. and Belle of the Bar will be providing the drinks, while attendees can snack on treats from La Cubana of Casa Borrega. DJ KeyBumps will be on hand to spin blues, soul, and funk vinyl. The Social Club will also use tonight as an opportunity to unveil their "magical secret courtyard" with an art pop-up featuring Chambers Austelle and Karen Ann Myers. 

 

Chefs Taste Challenge (Convention Center, 6:30PM)

Tonight, 10 of the top chefs in the southern U.S. will go head to head to be declared the victor in a farm-to-table showdown. Repping NOLA tonight is Alex Harrell, the chef and owner of Angeline in the Quarter. 

 

Jazz in the Park Burger Fest (Crescent Park, 7PM)

Come by Crescent Park for a coming together of two amazing things: great music and burgers. Grammy-winning superstars Stephanie Mills and Deniece Williams will take the stage as part of Jazz in the Park's newest presentation, Jazz on the Wharf Burger Fest. Also included on the lineup are DJ Slick Leo, Stephanie Jordan, and "Blowfish" the Blind Sensation of Comedy. On the food front, expect experimental riffs on the traditional burger from over a dozen vendors, who promise to incorporate everything from pizza and pretzels to crawfish and lobsters into their menus. 

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Overnight Crime Report: Three Unclassified Deaths, Armed Robbery, Homicide, Carjacking

The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Wednesday (9.6). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three unclassified deaths, an armed robbery, a homicide, and a carjacking. 

 

At 7:02AM, a 62-year-old woman was found by a friend slumped over in the shower in a residence on the 4100 block of Iberville St. She was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

At 11:36AM, a 93-year-old woman was found unresponsive by her family on the 5900 block of St. Bernard Ave. She was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

The manager of a hotel on the 9300 block of Airline Hwy. was notified of a “foul odor” coming from a room at 12:22PM. He entered and found a 46-year-old man slumped over on a table. EMS pronounced him on scene. 

 

A 21-year-old man was sitting in the park at the intersection of St. Ann St. and N. Rampart St. At around 3:34PM, a perp hit him in the face and stole his cell phone before fleeing on foot out of the park with an unknown group of people. 

 

NOPD units arrived to the 3600 block of Kimi O’Gray at 4:54PM and found an unknown woman and an unknown man inside of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced on scene. The woman was transported to a local hospital, where she is listed in critical condition. No motive or suspects have been publicly identified by police at this point in the investigation.

 

A 31-year-old man pulled into his driveway on the 4800 block of Sierra Madre Dr. at 1:45AM as two unknown men approached. Armed with guns, the duo knocked on his window and demanded his keys and money before forcing him out of the vehicle and onto his knees. The victim was then reportedly ordered to crawl away from the car and look down, as the two men fled the scene in his red 2016 Kia Forte. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Overnight Crime Report: Two Fatalities, Rape, Attempted Armed Robbery, Unclassified Death

The New Orleans Police Department saw five crimes hit the city on Tuesday (9.5). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two fatalities, rape, attempted armed robbery, and an unclassified death. 

 

At 4:59AM, an unknown female was crossing the intersection of S. Claiborne Ave. and Gen. Taylor St. when she was struck by a Chevy Avalanche. She was pronounced dead on scene by EMS. 

 

A 68-year-old man was found unresponsive inside a location on the 500 block of Bienville St. at 12:22PM. He was pronounced on scene by EMS. No suspected cause of death was reported in the MOL. 

 

A 32-year-old man was approached by two men on the 600 block of Loyola Ave at 1:54PM. One of the subjects produced a knife and demanded the man’s backpack. He refused, at which time an altercation occurred. The two perps fled. The victim sustained stab wounds and his current condition is unknown. 

 

31-year-old Antonio Hernandez was arrested following a fatality on the 9400 block of Haynes Blvd. At 11:38PM, Hernandez allegedly hit the back of an unknown man’s motorcycle, resulting in a death.

 

At 3:26PM on the 2600 block of New Orleans St., the NOPD learned that a known juveniles was sexually assaulted eight years ago by a known male. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Overnight Crime Report: Two Unclassified Deaths, Two Rapes, Two Shootings, Carjacking, Fatality

The New Orleans Police Department saw eight crimes hit the city on Monday (9.4). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two unclassified deaths, a carjacking, two rapes, two shootings, and a fatality. 

 

At 5:54AM, a caregiver of a 1-year-old female woke up to the smell of smoke in a residence on the 8800 block of Birch St. The caregiver was unable to get to the infant in the back room. NOFD arrived on scene and found the infant, who had died on scene. 

 

At the intersection of Terpsichore St. and S. Liberty St., an unknown man was found unresponsive inside of a vehicle at 11:19AM. EMS pronounced him dead on scene. 

 

A 50-year-old man pulled up to the 4900 block of Bullard Ave. at 1:13PM when an unknown armed man ordered him to get out of the car. The driver was pulled from the car by the subject, who then got in and drove off in an unknown direction. 

 

At 4:54PM, a 34-year-old female was sexually assaulted by an unknown man on the 13000 block of Lourdes St. 

 

At 8:09PM, a 45-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by “multiple” unknown men on the 2000 block of Canal St. 

 

A 46-year-old man was driving through the 3600 block of Mimosa Ct. at 10:48PM when three subjects in the street forced the car to stop. They then opened fire. The man was brought by EMS to the hospital. His current condition is unknown. 

 

A 51-year-old man, 34-year-old man, and 48-year-old man stood at the intersection of 1st and S. Claiborne when they heard gunshots at 11:32PM. The 51-year-old drover home and later realized that he had sustained a gunshot wound. The other two men sustained gunshot wounds and were brought to the hospital. All are listed in stable condition.

 

At 4:49AM, a traffic fatality occurred on the 4100 block of S. Claiborne. The incident is still under investigation. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Overnight Crime Report: Two Rapes, Attempted Armed Robbery, Simple Robbery, Fatality

The New Orleans Police Department saw five crimes hit the city on Sunday (9.3). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two rapes, an attempted armed robbery, a simple robbery, and a fatality. 

 

At the intersection of Higgins Blvd. and Maudlin St., a 55-year-old man was approached by two unknown men at 3:17PM. One subject asked for a cigarette. The man refused, at which time the subject pointed a semiautomatic handgun at the man and demanded his property. Again the man refused, and the two perps the reportedly walked away before returning in a blue car, unknown make or model. The subjects pointed the gun and verbally taunted the man, who eventually got on the bus and left the scene. 

 

At 3:22PM, a known male was sexually assaulted by a known female he met online on the 2200 block of St. Andrew St. 

 

The MOL recorded an account of a fatality on the 2900 block of Audubon St., as witnessed by the driver of a green SUV. According to the witness, a 44-year-old man was traveling “at a high rate of speed” on his motorbike up Audubon St. at around 8:45PM. The driver of the green SUV stopped at an intersection, and drove once all lanes of traffic were clear — at which time the motorcyclist ran into the back of the SUV. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he later died of his injuries. 

 

At 1:40AM, a female was sexually assaulted by an unknown male at the intersection of Bourbon St. and Canal St. 

 

A 32-year-old woman, a 33-year-old woman, a 39-year-old man, and 27-year-old man were walking on the 700 block of Canal St. when three unknown women and one unknown man approached them at 4:17AM. The three women attacked the two female victims, and the male perp attacked the two male victims. One of the victim’s purses was stolen, at which time the perps fled on Canal toward the river. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Overnight Crime Report: Four Stabbings, Two Armed Robberies, Simple Robbery, Unclassified Death, Fatality, Rape

The New Orleans Police Department saw ten crimes hit the city on Saturday (9.2). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two armed robberies, a simple robbery, unclassified death, four stabbings, a fatality, and a rape. 

 

At 3:35AM, an unknown armed man approached a 25-year-old man on the 4300 block of Tchoupitoulas St. He put a knife to the victim’s throat and demanded his boots. He complied, and the subject fled. 

 

While sitting in her car on the 1700 block of McShane Pl., a 34-year-old woman saw two men approach at 7:43AM. One of the men stopped at the rear of her car, while the other put a semi-automatic weapon to her window before opening her passenger door and stealing two cell phones, a key fob, and Kindle tablet. The perp then ordered she open the trunk, and the second subject went through it. The duo then fled the area in an unknown direction. 

 

33-year-old Sharonda Richardson was arrested following a simple robbery on the 300 block of N. Peters St. At 8:39AM, a 25-year-old man accused Richardson of stealing his wallet, at which time an altercation ensued. Richardson then pepper sprayed the man and took his gold chain before getting in her car and fleeing the scene. She was arrested “without further incident.” 

 

A 48-year-old woman arrived at her home on the 400 block of S. Scott St. at around midnight “severely intoxicated.” A friend went to check on her at around 11:43AM the following morning, and found her unresponsive and “cold to the touch.” NOPD does not suspect foul play at this time in the investigation. 

 

At 7:28PM, a man came to meet his 45-year-old girlfriend on the 2100 block of Benefit St., at which time a verbal altercation occurred. The man cut the woman with a brown pocket knife, resulting in a “minor” wound, and struck her with a steel toe boot before fleeing in a grey Chevy truck. The woman refused EMS treatment. 

 

A 41-year-old man was involved in a physical altercation with his ex-wife on the 3700 block of S. Carrollton Ave. at 11:41PM. He sustained stab wounds and was transported to a local hospital. His current condition is unknown. 

 

At 12:21AM, a black Ford F-150 was traveling eastbound at the intersection of St. Claude Ave. and Alabo St. when a 57-year-old man walked into the roadway. He was struck by the truck, and later brought to the hospital where he died a short time later. 

 

At 1:01AM, a known female was sexually assaulted by a known male on the 2000 block of Canal St. 

 

The MOL recorded an aggravated battery incident on the 2500 block of St. Ann St. at 2:48AM. The victim is unknown, and the incident is still under investigation. 

 

A 36-year-old man and his boyfriend were involved in a verbal altercation that became physical at 5:08AM on the 1000 block of St. Peter St. The boyfriend put a knife to the man, causing six lacerations, before fleeing northbound on St. Peter and then unknown. The victim was transported to a local hospital. His current condition is unknown. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Overnight Crime Report: Four Armed Robberies

According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the New Orleans Police Department responded to four armed robberies in the city on Friday (9.1). 

 

At the intersection of Girod St. and Poydras St., a 28-year-old man was walking to the bus station at 7:52AM when an unknown man approached and demanded his belongings. He complied. 

 

At 11:38AM, a 23-year-old female was sitting on the porch of a residence on the 8700 block of Green St. when she was approached by an unknown woman who ran on the porch. The subject started a physical altercation with her, at which time a friend of the subject pulled out a kitchen knife before grabbing the victim’s purse. The two perps fled. 

 

A 64-year-old man was walking up to his residence on the 3400 block of St. Anthony St. at 10:52PM when an unknown man on a bicycle approached, demanding his money. The man said he did not have any, at which time the subject produced a handgun and ordered the man to empty his pockets. The man emptied his pockets. The perp saw he had nothing, so then fled down Gentilly and then unknown. 

 

On the 6200 block of Morrison Rd., a 24-year-old man was approached from behind by four armed men at 11:30PM. The perps demanded his wallet, cell phone, and bag of food. He complied, and the group fled eastbound down Morrison and then unknown. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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Overnight Crime Report: Property Snatching, Carjacking, Aggravated Burglary, Stabbing, Three Shootings, Attempted Simple Robbery

The New Orleans Police Department saw eight crimes hit the city on Thursday (8.31). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to property snatching, carjacking, aggravated burglary, a stabbing, three shootings, and an attempted simple robbery. 

 

At the intersection of Chestnut St. and Valmont St., an unknown male approached a 71-year-old woman at 11:26AM. He then grabbed her phone, at which time a struggle over the phone occurred. The man managed to get hold, grab the phone, and then flee on a bike. 

 

At 3:29PM, a perp approached a 35-year-old woman on the 1100 block of S. Broad St., grabbing her arm and demanding her car. She took her keys out of the car, at which time the perp left. He then approached a 76-year-old man. Implying he had a weapon, he demanded the man’s car. The victim complied, and the perp fled in the stolen vehicle. 

 

At 4:02PM, two unknown men — one armed with a handgun — entered a residence on the 400 block of Whitney Ave., where a 28-year-old male and 23-year-old woman were inside. The perps took property, then fled in an unknown direction. 

 

A 65-year-old man was involved in a verbal altercation with a known woman on the 1600 block of St. Bernard Ave. at 4:21PM, the woman followed the man and demanded money from him. At some point, she picked up a beer bottle, broke it, and then stabbed the man. He was transported to the hospital, where his current condition is unknown. 

 

NOPD units arrived to the 2700 block of St. Andrew at 6:59PM to find a 31-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported by EMS to a nearby hospital, where his current condition is unknown.

 

On the 1600 block of Jo Ann Pl., the passenger of a car fired several shots at a 19-year-old male at 7:19PM. The teen was struck and was transported to the hospital via EMS. He is listed in stable condition. 

 

At 7:40PM, subjects in an SUV fired at a 33-year-old woman, 13-year-old female, and 11-year-old male while they were driving on the 6900 block of Tullis Dr. The 33-year-old woman sustained a gunshot wound, while the other two victims were uninjured. The woman’s current condition is unknown. 

 

At the intersection of Franklin Ave. and N. Peters St., a 24-year-old woman was approached by an unknown man who demanded her bag at 10:34PM. She produced a knife and stabbed the perp, who then hit her in the face before fleeing the scene. 

 

Readers with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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DIMANCHE

Strangers on a Train

Prytania Theatre, 10AM

Hitchcock's thriller about two men devising the perfect murders

 

Swamp Swap

Bar Redux, 2PM

Yard sale benefitting New Orleans Bulldog Rescue

 

Twin Peaks: The Return Series Finale 

Poor Boys, 6PM

Screening, plus costume contest, DJs, stick and poke tattoos 

 

Paz Fest IV

Civic Theatre, 7PM

A New Orleans tribute to Joni Mitchell 

 

Body Rock

House of Blues, 10PM

Feat. Mannie Fresh & DJ Soul Sister

 

My Neighbor Totoro

Prytania Theatre, 10PM

Part of the Hayao Miyazaki Series