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Overnight Crime Report: Two Unclassified Deaths, Two Shootings, Homicide

The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Tuesday (9.19). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two unclassified deaths, two shootings, and a homicide. 

 

At 11:55AM, a 75-year-old man was found inside a bedroom of a residence on the 700 block of N. White Street. He was unresponsive on the floor, but the MOL noted that “no foul play” was a factor in his death. 

 

At 5:04PM, the body of an unknown woman was discovered on the 14700 of Chef Menteur Hwy. She was unresponsive wrapped in garbage bags. EMS pronounced her on scene. 

 

An unknown man was found on the ground on the 1400 block of Tupelo St. at 7:31PM. He was suffering from gunshot wounds, and was pronounced dead by EMS. 

 

At the intersection of Republic St. and N. Broad St., a 20-year-old man was shot once at 8:25PM. He was transported to a nearby hospital by EMS. His current condition is unknown. 

 

A 25-year-old man answered the door to his residence on the 12300 block of N I-10 Service Rd. at 10:22PM.  An unknown male subject was there, and pulled out a gun. The subject shot once, the bullet reportedly just “grazing” the victim. He was transported to a nearby hospital by EMS. 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: Five Armed Robberies, Kidnapping, Two Rapes, Unclassified Death, Shooting, Stabbing

The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Friday (9.15). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to five armed robberies, kidnapping, two rapes, unclassified death, a shooting, and a stabbing. 

 

At 8:37AM, a 64-year-old man was visited by a known acquaintance at his home on the 1800 block of O.C. Haley Blvd. The man told his visitor that he didn't have any money, at which time the subject grabbed a bike lock and struck the man repeatedly in the head. The subject then took cash from the man and fled the scene. The man was transported by EMS to a nearby hospital. His current condition is unknown. 

 

On August 12th at around 8:39AM, a woman took her child from the 7200 block of Thornley Dr. and relocated to Arkansas. She no longer has custodial rights over the young girl, but is refusing to return her to New Orleans. As of Friday, a warrant was issued for the woman's arrest on charges of kidnapping.  

 

A 31-year-old man was working on a house on the 6000 block of Burgundy St. when he was approached by an unknown man demanding money and property at 11:58AM. He complied, handing over his phone and wallet. The perp then held the man at gunpoint and ordered him to walk to a second house on the block under construction, at which time he pointed the gun at a 37-year-old man. The perp demanded money and property, and the second victim complied. Then, the perp fled the scene on foot on Burgundy St. towards Tupelo St. 

 

At 1:11PM, a known female was sexually assaulted on the 1800 block of Old Prieur St. 

 

Two unknown males were discovered unresponsive and not breathing by the housekeper of a residence on the 600 block of Loyola Ave. at 3:25PM. According to the MOL, neither men had obvious signs of trauma, but narcotics and drug paraphernalia were reportedly found on scene. EMS pronounced both men on scene. 

 

At 3:36PM, a 40-year-old woman was sitting in her car on the 2400 block of Orleans Ave. when an unknown man put a gun to her neck. He grabbed her purse from her lap, then fled on Orleans toward N. Claiborne St., then unknown. 

 

At the intersection of St. Claude Ave. and Egania St., a 22-year-old man and his mother were walking at 4:44PM when an unknown man in a red car drove by. The man in the car opened fire in their direction, striking the man in the hip, before fleeing in an unknown direction. 

 

A 66-year-old woman was opening the door to her residence on the 3500 block of St. Charles Ave. at 5:41PM when an unknown man with a firearm pushed her from behind. He then demanded her purse, at which time a "small struggle" ensued. The perp then fled in possession of the victim's purse. 

 

While standing on the 100 block of S. Pierce St. at 7:05PM, a 34-year-old man, a 28-year-old woman, and 23-year-old man saw an unknown man get out of the passenger side of a grey Nissan Altima. The man approached the trio, pulled out of semi-automatic weapon from his waistband, and aimed the gun at the woman's stomach. He then demanded money, at which time the 34-year-old man handed over his wallet. The perp got back into the car, and fled down S. Pierce towards Banks St. 

 

At 1:33AM, a known female was sexually assaulted by an unknown male at the intersection of S. Miro St. and Perdido St. 

 

A 41-year-old man went to the 1400 block of Iberville St. to retrieve his keys at 3:30AM. At some point, he got into a verbal argument with a female subject. The altercation escalated, and the woman struck him in the face then stabbed him with a butter knife. The man was able to flee to the 2000 block of Conti St. where he was met by NOPD officers and EMS. He was then 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: Two Rapes, Two Armed Robberies, Homicide, Attempted Carjacking

The New Orleans Police Department saw six crimes hit the city on Thursday (9.14). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to two rapes, two armed robberies, a homicide, and an attempted carjacking. 

 

At 11:28AM, a known female was sexually assaulted by a known perpetrator on the 2900 block of Gravier St. 

 

At 7:22PM, a 37-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a known male on the 2100 block of S. Claiborne Ave. 

 

An 18-year-old male was sitting inside of his truck on the 1725 block of Elizardi Blvd. when he was approached by an unknown man armed with a rifle at 8:10PM. The subject demanded that the male get out of the car, and the teen complied. The perp attempted to drive off in the car, but when he was unable to he fled the scene on foot. 

 

On the 1200 block of St. Philip St., a 33-year-old man was approached by an unknown man who pulled out of an assault rifle and demanded his property at 2:59AM. He complied, and the perp fled the scene. 

 

At 5:09AM, NOPD officers responded to a call of a male suffering from a possible gunshot wound on the 9200 block of Airline Hwy. Officers discovered a 29-year-old male down suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the torso area. He was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

At the intersection of Marais and Ursulines, a 56-year-old man was approached by an unknown man at 5:23AM. The subject showed him a rifle and demanded his property, at which time the victim complied and threw his wallet into the street. The perp then fled with the wallet, containing an unspecified amount of cash. 

 

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: Stabbing, Rape, Three Simple Robberies

The New Orleans Police Department saw five crimes hit the city on Wednesday (9.13). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a stabbing, a rape, and three simple robberies. 

 

49-year-old Kathy Burton was arrested following an aggravated battery incident on the 3600 block of Bennett St. At 6:10AM, Burton was involved in a verbal altercation with a 56-year-old man. At some point during the encounter, Burton armed herself with a knife. The man grabbed the blade of the knife and sustained a cut. He was treated on scene by EMS. 

 

An unknown man entered the McDonald's on the 3400 block of S. Carrollton Ave. and placed an order at 9:15PM. The cashier opened the register, at which time he changed his order which caused the cashier to become confused. The subject then reached into the register and grabbed cash before fleeing. 

 

A 26-year-old woman was on her petty cab when she was approached by an unknown man on the 1300 block of Royal St. at 9:28PM. The subject grabbed her at the waist, took her fanny pack, and then fled. 

 

At 4:48AM, an unknown woman was sexually assaulted at the intersection of S. Rampart St. and Canal St.

 

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: Carjacking

The New Orleans Police Department saw just one crime hit the city on Tuesday (9.12). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a carjacking.

 

At 3:13AM, a 33-year-old man was standing next to his car on the 8200 block of Nelson St. when two unknown men approached him from behind. The man was hit in the back of the head, and the perps fled in his gold 2001 Buick Le Sabre. 

 

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 Simple Robberies, Shooting, Suicide

The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Monday (9.11). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to a suicide, a shooting, and two simple robberies. 

 

NOPD officers responded to an incident on the 1500 block of Joliet St. At 8:32AM, officers discovered a 54-year-old man inside of his residence unresponsive from an apparent overdose. He was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

While walking down the 2400 block of General Taylor St., an 18-year-old male was shot by an unknown subjec,t who fired "several shots" at him at 6:00PM. He was brought to a nearby hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown. 

 

At 11:06PM, a 30-year-old man was standing outside of a bar on the 1900 block of Kerlerec St. when a male subject on a bicycle grabbed his fanny pack and fled. 

 

At 4:18AM, a 22-year-old male was approached by an unknown man in an SUV on the 400 block of Julia St. The 22-year-old accepted a ride to his hotel, got into the car with the man, who was a passenger, and a female driver. At some point during the driver, the man struck the victim in the face and stole $100 cash, a cell pone, debit card, credit cards, and his shoes. 

 

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 9.12.17

Today, support our neighbors in Houston recover from Hurricane Harvey at a benefit concert at The Willow. The LGBT Community Center hosts a cocktail party. Gasa Gasa screens a film about LCD Soundsystem, while Burgundy Picture House kicks off their horror film series. On this day in 1839, Captain Salvatore Pizzati, an immigrant and leading importer of tropical fruit to New Orleans, was born in Palermo, Sicily. During his lifetime, he was one of the principal benefactors of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart and donated the iconic gate to City Park. Now, learn more about tonight's festivities. 

 

Houston Flood Relief Concert (The Willow, 5PM)

New Orleanians know how to band together in the face of tragedy. Tonight, raise funds for Houston with a benefit concert and food drive. The lineup rivals any major festival in the city, featuring Cyril Neville, Rockin Dopsie Jr., Hot 8 Brass Band, Michael O'Hara, Claude Bryant and the All Stars, The Revealers, DJ Charles Belonge, Sam Price, Higher Heights Reggae Band, and Aaron Cohen Band. Proceeds from the ticket sales will go to the Houston Food Bank, and the team at The Willow will be collection hard good and non-perishable foods during the event for Houston. 

 

Wine & Cheese Party (LGBT Community Center, 5:30PM)

The New Orleans Advocates for GLBT Elders (NOAGE) hosts a cocktail reception for volunteers, allies, and community members. Interested in joining NOAGE's efforts? You can learn more about volunteer opportunities, and enjoy some wine and small bites tonight. 

 

Cure (Burgundy Picture House, 8PM)

The Burgundy Picture House's annual Horrorgasm movie series kicks off with Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 1997 film, Cure. The psychological horror film follows a detective who investigates a series of bizarre and seemingly unrelated murders, as he begins to suspect a sinister force is at play. Cure was a breakthrough feature for the Japanese director, and has been listed as one of the greatest films of all time. 

 

Shut Up and Play the Hits (Gasa Gasa, 9PM)

Tonight, Gasa Gasa turns their attention from bands on the stage to one on the screen. Shut Up and Play the Hits covers two days in the life of James Murphy, frontman of LCD Soundsystem while the band plays their farewell gig at Madison Square Garden. Granted, the group is back together (LCD Soundsystem's fourth album American Dream was released this month, and they will headline Voodoo Fest next month), but it doesn't change the power of this emotional look into rock n' roll. 

 

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Overnight Crime Report: Suicide, Unclassified Death, Armed Robbery, Attempted Armed Robbery, Simple Robbery, Homicide

The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Sunday (9.10). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to suicide, unclassified death, armed robbery, shooting, attempted armed robbery, simple robbery, homicide. 

 

A 63-year-old man was found unresponsive by family members at 1:17PM on the 4700 block of S. Carrollton Ave. He died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

At 3:47PM, a 42-year-old man was found unresponsive by his roommate in his bedroom on the 1400 block of Jourdan Ave. He was pronounced on scene by EMS. 

 

A 35-year-old woman was picjed up by a female friend and daughter on the 3500 block of Higgins Blvd. At 6:39PM, an unknown man got into the car and demanded the woman's purse. She complied, and the perp the scene fled on foot. 

 

Two 31-year-old men were walking at the intersection of Willo and Josephine when they saw a perp armed with a "large assault rifle" at 11:50PM. The duo attempted to flee on foot as the subject opened fire. Both were shot, and brought to a nearby hospital for treatment. Their current conditions are unknown. 

 

At 11:51PM, a 50-year-old man and 37-year-old woman were approached by an unknown man at the intersection of Lesseps and St. Claude. The perp pointed a gun and demanded their property, at which time the woman fled the scene. The perp then ran off without their property.

 

A 27-year-old man was approached by two men at the intersection of St. Joseph and S. Peters at 1:15AM. The subjects reportedly punched him in the face, took his wallet, and then fled the scene. 

 

NOPD officers were dispatched to a disturbance to the 2800 block of Jackson Ave. at 3:32AM. Upon arrival, they found a woman approximately 40 years of age down on her back. EMS discovered she had been shot, and she was transported to a nearby hospital where she later died. 

 

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: Three Shootings, Two Unclassified Deaths, Simple Robbery, Carjacking

The New Orleans Police Department saw seven crimes hit the city on Saturday (9.9). According to the Major Offense Log (MOL), the NOPD responded to three shootings, two unclassified deaths, simple robbery, and a carjacking. 

 

NOPD units arrives to the 900 block of N. Robertson St. at 7:04Am to find an unknown man laying in the street, unresponsive from a gunshot wound. He was brought to a local hospital. His current condition is unknown. 

 

At 1:03PM, a 78-year-old woman was found unresponsive on the floor of a residence on the 1400 block of Sere St. 

 

A 24-year-old man was approached by an unknown man on the 8500 block of Dinkins St. at 7:51PM. The subject then opened fired in his direction, striking the victim several times. The victim was transported to the hospital. His current condition is unknown. 

 

At 8:04PM, a 52-year-old man was riding his bike when an unknown man grabb his at the intersection of Dumaine and N. Galvez St. The subject grabbed him by the throat and knocked him off his bike, claiming the bike was actually his. The perp then fled on the bike. 

 

A 31-year-old woman was lying in bed in her residence on the 1400 block of Toledano St., recovering from what was termed a five-day "alcoholic binge." At 10:06PM, her boyfriend tried to wake her up but was unsuccessful. She was pronounced on scene. 

 

At 1:46AM, two 27-year-old women and a 25-year-old woman were leaving a nightclub at the intersection of Elysian Fields and N. Claiborne Ave. when they heard gunshots. They began to run and realized they had been shot. A 46-year-old man had gotten into an argument in the club and heard gunshots as he left the location. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Each victim was taken to the hospital by EMS, and their current conditions are unknown. 

 

At the intersection of Behrman and DeArmas, a 27-year-old woman and 27-year-old man were hit from behind while sitting in their car at 3:20AM. Two subjects then jumped out and demanded the car. The duo then fled in the victim's car. 

 

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 Armed Robberies, Rape, Attempted Armed Robbery

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 two armed robberies, a rape, and an attempted armed robbery. 

 

At 10:45AM, a 37-year-old man was approached by an unknown armed man on the 300 block of Basin St. The subject demanded his money, and the man complied. The perp made off with an undisclosed amount of money. 

 

At 12:19PM, a 17-year-old female was sexually assaulted by a known male on the 400 block of O’Bannon St. 

 

At the intersection of S. Broad St. and Banks St., a 32-year-old man was sitting in his car. At 1:06PM, a unknown woman got into his car, pulled out a semi-automatic gun, and ordered the man to drive her to a location while going the through his pockets. A struggle ensued and the woman fled at S. Broad and Erato St. without any of his property. 

 

At 1:08AM, an unknown man on a bicycle approached a 51-year-old man at the intersection of Simon Bolivar Ave. and Josephine St. The subject ordered the man to hand over his property, and the man complied. The perp fled with his wallet and cigarettes. 

 

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.