Man reported missing; last seen on Bourbon Street

New Orleans Police are seeking assistance in locating a man who was reported missing on Tuesday.

Michael Jerome Johnson, 39, was last seen at about 2 a.m. on July 2 at an unknown location on Bourbon Street, according to New Orleans Police.

Johnson is described as a 5 feet 2 inches and approximately 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, brown camouflage shorts and green shoes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Michael Jerome Johnson is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080.

New Orleans Police seek identities of two men wanted in connection to Iberville Street armed robbery

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New Orleans Police are seeking the identities of two men wanted in connection to an armed robbery that occurred on Iberville Street Tuesday.

The victims were reportedly followed by the two male suspects (pictured above) while walking in the 1000 block of Iberville Street shortly before 11:30 p.m. when they were approached from behind by the suspects, according to New Orleans Police.

The suspects allegedly produced handguns and took the victims’ property, then fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with additional information on this incident or the identities of the two suspects is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Callers can also contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Man killed in shooting on St. Louis Street, NOPD says

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A man who was shot in the 900 block of St. Louis Street during the early morning hours of June 30 has died, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

The NOPD says it responded to the call of an aggravated battery by shooting at approximately 3:30 a.m. and found a man who was shot at least once.

Local media are reporting that the 33-year-old man was approached by a woman, who shot the man following an argument.

NOPD and media sources report that the man was taken to the University Medical Center where he later died.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and cause of death after an autopsy and notification of next of kin, according to the NOPD.

No additional details were released.

The NOPD asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call homicide detectives at 504-658-5300. Anonymous callers can also contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

Subjects sought in Eighth District simple robbery on May 26

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The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is seeking assistance in locating the three pictured subjects, who are sought in the investigation of a simple robbery that occurred on May 26, 2019 at the intersection of Dumaine Street and the Mississippi River.

Through investigation, NOPD Eighth District detectives learned that at about 2 a.m, the victim was sitting on bench at the location when the pictured unknown black female allegedly approached and attempted to sell the victim marijuana. The victim said he agreed to the sale and when he attempted to pay the female, she reportedly grabbed the money from his hand and attempted to flee without making the transaction.

The victim then reportedly grabbed the female’s hand in an attempt to stop her, at which time the two pictured unknown black males allegedly approached and physically assaulted the victim. The subjects then reportedly fled the scene on foot heading toward North Peters Street.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident or the identities and/or whereabouts of the pictured subjects is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080, or call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

Subject sought in Eighth District vehicle burglary on June 5

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The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is seeking assistance in locating and identifying a subject in the investigation of a vehicle burglary that occurred on June 5, 2019, in the 900 block of Dauphine Street.

At about 5:16 p.m., the unknown pictured subject was captured via video surveillance shattering the rear passenger window of the victim’s vehicle and burglarizing the vehicle, taking several power tools. The subject then fled the scene with the property in hand walking eastbound on Dumaine Street to an unknown location.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the pictured subject is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.