New Orleans Police

Don Ames
August 23, 2018 - 2:41 pm
The NOPD is searching for a subject wanted in connection with a Second District identity theft. On August 15, 2018, the victim reported unauthorized credit card accounts were opened in her name and charges were made at various stores in New Orleans. Through a follow-up investigation, the...
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Don Ames
August 22, 2018 - 6:35 pm
New Orleans Police discovered a dead person Wednesday inside a truck along the interstate in New Orleans East. "NOPD has recovered a vehicle from the water near Interstate 10 west and Michoud Boulevard," Senior Public Information Officer Gary Scheets said in an email. "When the vehicle was pulled...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 22, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Cops discovered a dead person inside a car along the interstate in New Orleans East. "NOPD has recovered a vehicle from the water near Interstate 10 west and Michoud Boulevard," Senior Public Information Officer Gary Scheets said in an email. "When the vehicle was pulled from the water, a body was...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 20, 2018 - 6:29 am
Reports of a man shot while driving on the interstate over the weekend are not true, according to the New Orleans Police Department. "NOPD’s Third District received a call from Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies reporting a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper leg. The victim...
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Chris Miller
August 14, 2018 - 3:04 pm
New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly shooting in downtown New Orleans. Police say it happened around 2:10 p.m. in the 900 block of Gravier Street, and also involved a vehicle accident. NOPD Commander Nick Gernon says it appears the victim was shot in the head while inside the car, which...
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Chris Miller
August 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison today said crime is down over the first six months of the year. "Murders are down nearly five percent," said Harrison. "Non-fatal shootings are down almost 38 percent." Harrison said the decrease in shootings in the first half of the year is significant. "...
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David Blake
August 13, 2018 - 12:35 pm
The case of a man who chased down an alleged pick pocket and then allegedly beat him to death continues to draw plenty of public interest. Thirty-one-year-old Simon Morris has been charged with manslaughter. New Orleans Police booked Morris after they say he chased down and beat the man he said...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 13, 2018 - 11:04 am
A man sits behind bars in New Orleans after detectives say he told police that he chased down a thief and beat him so severely that he died. Simon Morris told arresting officers that he went after the suspect who stole his wallet. An NOPD release says officers were called after witnesses reported...
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August 10, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ New Orleans police say a continuing dispute reportedly was behind a recent triple shooting on Interstate 10, and a 19-year-old man is accused. A news release Friday says police have a warrant to arrest Nas Jackson of New Orleans on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault...
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Chris Miller
July 31, 2018 - 6:51 pm
New Orleans Police are asking for help in finding a man they believe inflicted fatal injuries on a two-year-old boy. The child died May 19. "At about 5 p.m., a 2-year-old boy suffered multiple injuries to his entire body in the 2300 block of Bienville Street due to blunt force trauma," said police...
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