NOPD

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 18, 2018 - 2:23 pm
New Orleans Police say two woman committed a carjacking after crashing into the victims' car. "The victims were rear-ended by a gray sedan. The passenger got out to check the damage to their vehicle," according to the Major Offense Log. It was then that the suspects threatened and robbed the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 18, 2018 - 10:09 am
New Orleans Police say a man stole a woman's purse in the 7th Ward, so she chased him down. "The victim was approached by the suspect and a struggle ensued over the victim's purse," according to the Major Offense Log. "The victim chased the suspect across the street." Investigators say that did not...
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Don Ames
December 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
The NOPD is investigating the Sunday morning shooting death of an unidentified adult female. About 5:15 a.m., NOPD Seventh District officers were advised that a concerned citizen had called to report an unknown person was down on the side of Lake Forest Boulevard, in the grassy area near Bullard...
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Don Ames
December 16, 2018 - 8:44 am
The NOPD is working a homicide by shooting at the intersection of Lake Forest Boulevard and Bullard Avenue. Police say a woman was found down with an apparent gunshot wound around 5:14 a.m. No additional information is available at this time.
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December 15, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With just over two weeks left in 2018, New Orleans is on pace to see a significant drop in the number of murders for the year, and could mark the lowest number of killings the city has seen in nearly half a century. As of Saturday, New Orleans police had investigated 137 murders...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 13, 2018 - 9:56 am
New Orleans police are investigating a reported armed robbery in the 300 block of Andrew Higgins Drive, about a block from the Morial Convention Center. The Major Offense Log says the victim told cops that he was standing outside around 4:22am. "A red four-door car arrived. The passenger (unknown...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 12, 2018 - 10:52 am
New Orleans Police say a man was in Harrah's casino after a night of gambling, when he was attacked. "The victim went into the restroom to count the winnings," according to the Major Offense Log. "An unknown black male grabbed him from behind, slammed him against the toilet and took the money." It...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 12, 2018 - 10:38 am
New Orleans Police are looking for a suspect they say robbed a 19-year-old driver in Lakeview Tuesday night. "The victim was sitting inside her vehicle at the traffic light when the suspect approached and attempted to yank her from the vehicle," according to the Major Offense Log. "The suspect then...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 11, 2018 - 11:21 am
New Orleans Police are asking for help finding a woman they say robbed a man who met her on Bourbon Street. "The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in locating and identifying the pictured subject," according to a news release. "At about 4:00 a.m., the victim reportedly met the pictured...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 11, 2018 - 10:21 am
New Orleans Police say a man committed an armed robbery... with a chair. It happened at the Burger King in the 4000 block of Tulane Ave. "The suspect entered the business, armed himself with a chair and went behind the counter," according to the Major Offense Log. "The suspect raised the chair,...
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