Suspect wanted in connection to French Quarter wallet snatching

(Photo: Courtesy of NOPD Real Time Crime Center)
New Orleans Police are seeking the identity of a suspect wanted in connection to a property snatching incident that occurred near the intersection of St. Louis and Burgundy streets on Sunday.

The incident occurred at about 4 a.m. when the suspect (pictured above) snatched a wallet from the victim’s hand as they engaged in a conversation and fled the scene on foot, according to New Orleans Police.

Anyone with information on this incident or the suspect is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Man suspected of illegally concealing gun inside boot after NOPD detains him for fighting on Bourbon Street

A man was arrested on suspicion of illegally carrying a gun inside his boot Wednesday after he was initially detained for fighting on Bourbon Street, according to New Orleans Police officials.

New Orleans Police responded to a location in the 400 block of Bourbon Street shortly after 2:45 a.m. and arrested Timothy David, 25, on suspicion of disturbing the peace by fighting, officials said.

During a search of David after the arrest, officers allegedly found a concealed handgun with five rounds of ammunition.

David didn’t possess a concealed carry permit at the time, New Orleans Police said.

David was transported to the Orleans Parish Justice Center and booked on suspicion of illegally carrying a firearm and disturbing the peace.