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Thomas Perumean
June 11, 2019 - 8:55 am
Second District Commander Douglas Eckert, who just retired from the New Orleans Police Department, has died, according to a social media post from the New Orleans District Attorney's Office. "New Orleans suffered another huge loss Monday night with the passing of Cmdr. Doug Eckert, truly one of...
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Thomas Perumean
June 11, 2019 - 8:34 am
Second District Commander Douglas Eckert has retired from the New Orleans Police Department. Health issues are said to be behind Eckert leaving the department. The 22-year veteran previously commanded the high profile Criminal Investigative Division, which oversaw Homicide, Special Victims,...
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A man is facing charges after police say he tried to rape a woman at Audubon Park in New Orleans. "The NOPD arrested Ate’ Dumas (B/M, DOB 6/13/1988) in connection with two incidents that occurred in the Second District," the NOPD Public Information Office said in a news release. The attack happened...
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Jim Hanzo
June 09, 2019 - 9:53 pm
A man was arrested at the Pride Parade in the French Quarter for bringing a rifle to the parade. NOPD said Cody Jackson was arrested at the corner of Royal and Barracks around 7 p.m. for illegally bringing a firearm within 1,000 feet of a parade route. There were no shots fired and no threats of a...
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Jim Hanzo
June 09, 2019 - 8:40 pm
The NOPD is investigating an aggravated shooting that happened in the 3600 block of North Villerie Street, in the Fifth District. Initial reports show a male victim arriving at an area hospital via private vehicle. The incident was first reported to NOPD at about 5:39 p.m. and confirmed just before...
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Chris Miller
June 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
The New Orleans Police Department says a shooting in Central City this afternoon left a child injured. "Initial reports show an 8-year-old juvenile male victim suffering a reported graze gunshot wound" according to NOPD spokesman Aaron Looney. "The victim was transported to an area hospital via EMS...
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Chris Miller
June 04, 2019 - 10:32 pm
New Orleans Police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the 7200 block of Bunker Hill Road. Police say shortly after 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, officers were sent to investigate a call of a woman shot in that location. "The female victim was located outside a residence in the grassy...
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Chris Miller
June 04, 2019 - 9:06 pm
New Orleans Police offficers picked up seven juveniles for curfew violation on Monday night, reports WWL-TV. Monday night was the first night of summer curfew enforcement. Violators will be brought to Covenant House on N. Rampart St. if police cannot contact the violators' parents or guardians. WWL...
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Chris Miller
June 01, 2019 - 4:47 pm
New Orleans Police officers have arrested a 54-year-old man in Friday's shooting of a daiquiri shop employee on Bourbon Street. Jail records show Christopher Doty was booked shortly before 7:00 p.m. Saturday. According to The New Orleans Advocate , Doty had been banned from Mango Mango Daiquiris at...
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Chris Miller
May 31, 2019 - 12:28 pm
New Orleans Police say they are investigating a shooting this afternoon on Bourbon Street, between Iberville and Bienville streets. According to police, a man went into Mango Mango Daiquiris at 201 Bourbon Street, and got into an argument of some sort with the employees. "The individual then...
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