New Orleans Police Department

Odell Beckham Jr.
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Chris Miller
January 16, 2020 - 11:00 am
The New Orleans Police Department has obtained a misdemeanor simple battery warrant for Cleveland Browns and former LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham, 27, was in the LSU locker room at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during Monday night's post-game celebration of the 42-25 national...
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Chris Miller
January 06, 2020 - 1:29 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating an incident discovered late this morning near the intersection of North Rocheblave Street and Jourdan Avenue. "Around 11:30 a.m., the New Orleans Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle fire," according to the New Orleans Police...
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Chris Miller
January 04, 2020 - 3:53 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the St. Claude neighborhood. Police notified news media around 3:15 p.m. that they were investigating an incident in the 1300 block of France Street. "Initial reports show one victim sustained a gunshot wound," said police...
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Chris Miller
January 03, 2020 - 9:43 am
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a killing in Gentilly. "The NOPD is investigating a homicide in the 4800 block of Prentiss Avenue, in the Third District," the department said in an email to news outlets around 8:15 a.m. "Initial reports show two victims." The Times-Picayune | New...
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Chris Miller
December 10, 2019 - 9:04 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the Lower Garden District. Police say shortly after 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, officers were notified of a man stabbed to death in the 1900 block of Tchoupitoulas Street. The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate reports the...
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Chris Miller
December 10, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The second suspect in the bloody Canal St. shooting melee of December 1 is now in custody. According to The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate, LaBryson Polidore was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail earlier today. U.S. Marshals reportedly tracked down Polidore hours...
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Chris Miller
December 06, 2019 - 4:43 am
New Orleans Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman Thursday afternoon. Police say it happened in the 14,000 block of Michoud Boulevard around 3:40 p.m. Shortly before 2:30 a.m., police were called because of a shooting in the 2300 block of St. Anthony Street. "NOPD Seventh District...
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Thomas Perumean
December 04, 2019 - 6:49 am
The New Orleans Police Department is set to significantly boost its crime-solving power in the new year. Superintendent Shaun Ferguson says the department is prepared to begin construction of its own crime lab, complete with DNA analysis, to speed up the processing of forensic evidence gathered...
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Chris Miller
December 04, 2019 - 4:38 am
New Orleans Police are investigating two homicides that happened in separate overnight incidents. Shortly before 2:30 a.m., police were called because of a shooting in the 2300 block of St. Anthony Street. "Upon arrival, they discovered an unknown adult male victim unresponsive at a residence...
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