Police search for suspect wanted in July 6 business burglary on North Peters Street

Courtesy of the NOPD

The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is searching for a man captured on a surveillance camera allegedly burglarizing a business in the 900 block of N. Peters St. in the French Quarter on July 6.

According to the NOPD, the incident occurred at approximately 2:27 a.m. when an unidentified man kicked out a glass pane window and entered the business, then removed an unknown amount of cash from two donation boxes.

NOPD says the suspect, who is described as having bushy hair and short beard, fled toward Dumaine Street. Police released a surveillance camera photograph of the suspect, pictured above, on July 8.

The NOPD requests anyone with information about the incident to call Detective Marshall Scallan or other Eight District detectives, at 504-658-6080. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Man wanted for allegedly stealing $10,000 worth of hydrocodone pills from CVS on Decatur Street

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The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is searching for a man wanted for allegedly stealing approximately $10,000 worth of hydrocodone pills from the CVS Pharmacy at 620 Decatur St. on June 2.

According to the NOPD, the unidentified man entered the store at approximately 4 p.m. and took the pills, then fled the location. The NOPD released a surveillance photo of the suspect on July 18, which is pictured above.

The NOPD requests anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Detective Alicia Pierre at 504-658-6080. They can also call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

NOPD: Man reports theft of cash and $15,000 Rolex watch after meeting woman on Bourbon Street

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A man was deprived of one $15,000 black Rolex watch and roughly $2,000 on June 12 after meeting an unidentified woman on Bourbon Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

Shortly after the encounter, according to the NOPD, both the man and woman went to his hotel in the 100 block of Barrone Street. The woman left the hotel alone and later the victim noticed his watch and cash missing, according to the NOPD, which noted that the incident was reported at approximately 4:40 a.m.

The NOPD released a photograph (pictured above) of the suspect on July 5.

The NOPD is investigating the alleged theft and is asking anyone with information to contact the Eighth District Investigative Unit at 504-658-6080, or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Man arrested in connection to North Rampart Street auto burglary

(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.

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.