(Photo: Murphy Lewis | NOPD) A man was arrested in connection to an auto burglary that occurred on North Rampart Street Friday, according to New Orleans Police.
New Orleans Police working on a French Quarter Task Force detail shortly after 4:30 a.m. allegedly saw a man, identified as 44-year-old Murphy Lewis, take multiple items from the victim’s vehicle in the 400 block of North Rampart Street.
Murphy was arrested without incident and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center on suspicion of simple burglary of an automobile.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080.
(Photo: Courtesy of NOPD) 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.
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.
Picture courtesy of the New Orleans Police Department
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.
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