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French Market hosts free walk-up COVID-19 testing Tuesday and Wednesday

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Free oral swab COVID-19 tests will be available at the French Market on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Testing is available today and tomorrow from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the market, located at 1010 Decatur St. and 1235 N. Peters St.

The testing site is open to anyone and no insurance, ID, payment or symptoms are required to get tested.

The test includes a free self-administered oral swab and results are available by text message, email and phone within three to five day after testing.

For a calendar of public testing sites and dates, visit ready.nola.gov.

Two injured in Bourbon Street shooting

(Photo: Brendan Riley | CC Flickr)
New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting that injured two people on Bourbon Street Saturday.

The shooting occurred shortly after 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Bourbon Street, according to New Orleans Police.

Upon arriving, police located a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital, according to New Orleans Police.

Virtual public meeting update on moving City Hall to Municipal Auditorium Jan. 28

(Photo: New Orleans Municipal Auditorium | Miguel Discart | CC Flickr)
New Orleans city officials will hold a virtual public meeting to discuss the possible relocation of City Hall to the Municipal Auditorium in Louis Armstrong Park on Thursday.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28. The dial-in number is 415-655-0001 and the access code is 146 472 1814; the password is 0000.

Members of the public can also access the meeting via WebEx here. To RSVP, visit nola.gov/neoevents and scroll down to the first Jan. 28 entry, then click the “Sign Up” button.

Questions can be submitted to Allison Cormier at allison.cormier@nola.gov or by calling 504-248-9859.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell revealed the idea of relocating City Hall to the Municipal Auditorium during a question-and-answer session at the Bureau of Governmental Research Breakfast Briefing on Sept. 18, 2018.

The auditorium, which seats nearly 8,000, has been empty since 2005 when it was damaged in Hurricane Katrina.

Nearly $40 million of $2 billion in FEMA grants has been set aside for the auditorium, which has been empty since 2005 when it was damaged in Hurricane Katrina. The City Hall building located on Perdido Street also received heavy damage from Katrina.

Cantrell’s remarks on the Municipal Auditorium start starting at the 8:00 minute mark in the video below.

The Quarter Report!


The following is taken from the New Orleans Police calls-for-service daily log and includes incidents reported in and in the area immediately surrounding the French Quarter. The signal type may be changed or reclassified for up to 36 hours after the incident is marked up, according to the NOPD.

Monday, Jan 4:

Incident — At 5:52 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 900 block of St. Philip St.

Incident — At 9:10 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto theft in the 900 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 9:39 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an unclassified death in the 500 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 1:22 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto theft near the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and North Peters Street.

Incident — At 1:58 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 2:58 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto collision near the intersection of Ursulines Avenue and Decatur Street.

Incident — At 3:12 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 800 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 4:41 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Iberville and Dauphine streets.

Incident — At 5:11 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 300 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 6:53 p.m., New Orleans P0lice received a report of extortion threats near the intersection of Canal and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 8:06 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a noise complaint in the 700 block of St. Louis Street.

Incident — At 8:46 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations near the intersection of Royal and Conti streets.

Incident — At 9:14 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of DUI near the intersection of Royal and Conti streets.

Incident — At 11:13 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 700 block of Iberville Street.

Tuesday, Jan. 5:

Incident — At 12:36 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a public gathering in the 400 block of Burgundy Street.

Incident — At 3:03 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hold up alarm in the 1200 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 7:45 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 700 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 8:53 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 11:38 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a shoplifting in the 700 block of Decatur Street.

Incident — At 11:52 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a sexual battery in the 500 block of North Rampart Street.

Incident — At 1:44 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of issuing worthless checks in the 700 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 3:09 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 500 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 3:17 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 1000 block of Burgundy Street.

Wednesday, Jan. 6:

Incident — At 1:01 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple robbery near the intersection of Governor Nicholls and Henriette Delille streets.

Incident — At 3:03 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 1100 block of Decatur Street.

Incident — At 3:35 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a warrant stop with a release near the intersection of Ursulines Avenue and Decatur Street.

Incident — At 9:58 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 400 block of North Rampart Street.

Incident — At 11:52 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hold up alarm in the 1000 block of Burgundy Street.

Incident — At 12:31 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 400 block of North Peters Street.

Incident — At 2:19 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an aggravated assault near the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and North Rampart Street.

Incident — At 6:38 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 8:55 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simultaneous stolen and recovered automobile near the intersection of Dauphine Street and Esplanade Avenue.

Thursday, Jan. 7:

Incident — At 12:04 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud near the intersection of Bourbon and Canal streets.

Incident — At 9:08 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations near the intersection of North Rampart and Dumaine streets.

Incident — At 11:52 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent 911 call in the 500 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 12:48 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an authorized use of a vehicle in the 100 block of St. Charles Avenue.

Incident — At 1:02 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a shoplifting in the 600 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 1:14 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 100 block of Magazine Street.

Incident — At 8:24 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of DUI near the intersection of Chartes and Conti streets.

Friday, Jan. 8:

Incident — At 12:30 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 800 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 6:08 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 900 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 8:49 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of issuing worthless checks in the 700 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 12:27 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 400 block of Burgundy Street.

Incident — At 12:39 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple domestic battery in the 600 block of North Rampart Street.

Incident — At 3:36 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 100 block of Conti Street.

Incident — At 4 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 1000 block of Dauphine Street.

Incident — At 4:18 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Iberville and Dauphine streets.

Incident — At 5:01 p.m., New Orleans Police received two reports of municipal attachments in the 200 block of Decatur Street.

Incident — At 6:03 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 100 block of Conti Street.

Incident— At 7:12 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 500 block of Bienville Street.

Incident — At 7:57 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of North Rampart Street and Esplanade Avenue.

Incident — At 8 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 400 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 8:44 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 800 block of Dumaine Street.

Incidents — At 9:56 p.m., New Orleans Police received two reports of municipal attachments in the 100 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 9:57 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a municipal attachment in the 100 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 11:33 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 1100 block of St. Philip Street.

Incident — At 11:51 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an aggravated battery by shooting in the 100 block of Carondelet Street.

Saturday, Jan. 9:

Incident — At 12:34 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight near the intersection of Canal and Carondelet streets.

Incident — At 1:32 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight near the intersection of Basin and St. Peter streets.

Incident — At 5:20 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a public gathering near the intersection of St. Philip and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 5:50 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud near the intersection of Iberville and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 6:44 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud near the intersection of Toulouse and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 7:17 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of obscenity/exposing near the intersection of Dauphine and St. Louis streets.

Incident — At 8:06 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 100 block of Roosevelt Way.

Incident — At 8:09 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 100 block of Roosevelt Way.

Incident — At 8:20 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight in the 1000 block of Esplanade Avenue.

Incident — At 8:54 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 400 block of Conti Street.

Incident — At 9:09 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple domestic battery near the intersection of Barracks and Dauphine streets.

Incident — At 11:05 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight near the intersection of Bourbon and Canal streets.

Sunday, Jan. 10:

Incident — At 12:10 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight in the 600 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 1:03 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 600 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 2:06 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 400 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 7:23 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hit and run near the intersection of Dumaine and Chartres streets.

Incident — At 7:54 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hit and run near the intersection of St. Ann and Decatur streets.

Incident — At 11:56 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of cruelty to animals in the 100 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 12:09 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple battery in the 400 block of Esplanade Avenue.

Incident — At 1:43 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations in the 500 block of St. Philip Street.

Incident — At 3:24 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft near the intersection of North Peters Street and Esplanade Avenue.

Incident — At 7:23 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 400 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 7:23 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 300 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 8:03 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hold up alarm in the 400 block of Esplanade Avenue.

Incident — At 9:22 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a missing adult tin the 300 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 9:36 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a quality of life issue in the 300 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 10:23 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a missing adult in the 900 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 11:57 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 900 block of Bourbon Street.

Monday, Jan. 11:

Incident — At 5:29 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm with no response in the 200 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 9:08 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 500 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 11:28 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto theft in the 800 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 11:48 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 400 block of Burgundy Street.

Incident — At 2:16 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and North Rampart Street.

Incident — At 2:29 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a death in the 500 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 2:29 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight near the intersection of Canal and Magazine streets.

Incident — At 2:41 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 600 block of North Rampart Street.

Incident — At 3:19 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 700 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 5:47 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a noise complaint near the intersection of Bourbon and St. Peter Streets.

Incident — At 10:08 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple rape in the 600 block of North Rampart Street.

Tuesday, Jan. 12:

Incidents — At 12:14 a.m., New Orleans Police received two reports of warrants stops with releases near the intersection of Chartres and Bienville streets.

Incident — At 12:29 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fire in the 800 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 8:47 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto theft in the 300 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 9:45 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a business burglary in the 300 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 10:30 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 400 block of Burgundy Street.

Incident — At 10:49 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets.

Incident — At 12:03 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 1200 block of Decatur Street.

Incident — At 12:53 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a missing adult in the 100 block of Roosevelt Way.

Incident — At 2:24 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 600 block of Governor Nicholls Street.

Incident — At 2:26 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of theft in the 600 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 2:28 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 2:41 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a shoplifting in the 500 block of Port of New Orleans Place.

Incident — At 5:23 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 700 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 7:29 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 400 block of Burgundy Street..

Incident — At 10:45 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 100 block of Canal Street.

Wednesday, Jan. 13:

Incident — At 12:51 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a warrant stop with a release near the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets.

Incident — At 1:02 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a warrant stop with a release near the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets.

Incident — At 1:20 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fugitive attachment near the intersection of St. Ann and Chartres streets.

Incident — At 1:23 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations near the intersection of St. Ann and Chartres streets.

Incident — At 2:11 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm with no response in the 1000 block of St. Louis Street.

Incident — At 5:39 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an authorized use of a vehicle in the 900 block of Dumaine Street.

Incident — At 8:16 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a quality of life issue near the intersection of Ursulines Avenue and French Market Place.

Incident — At 9:45 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 100 block of Conti Street.

Incident — At 4:08 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations in the 50 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 4:31 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of theft by fraud in the 300 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 4:45 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight in the 100 block of Carondelet Street.

Incident — At 6:44 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a noise complaint in the 500 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 9:50 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a public gathering in the 900 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 10:18 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 400 block of Esplanade Avenue.

Thursday, Jan. 14:

Incident — At 12:04 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of simple domestic battery in the 100 block of Decatur Street.

Incident — At 10:07 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Iberville and Dauphine streets.

Incident — At 10:20 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of simple criminal damage in the 1000 block of Esplanade Avenue.

Incident — At 10:59 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of shoplifting in the 600 block of Decatur Street.

Incident — At 11:11 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 400 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 11:49 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 800 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 12:14 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 300 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 1:31 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hit and run in the 600 block of Bienville Street.

Incident — At 3:54 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a municipal attachment near the intersection of Toulouse and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 4:03 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto collision near the intersection of Canal Street and Elk Place.

Incident — At 5:13 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a municipal attachment near the intersection of Toulouse and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 5:52 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Burgundy and Conti streets.

Incident — At 8:08 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a discharged firearm in the 1100 block of Governor Nicholls Street.

Incident — At 8:54 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft by fraud in the 600 block of Decatur Street.

Incident — At 11:29 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight in the 1200 block of Bourbon Street.

Incidents — At 11:41 p.m., New Orleans Police received two reports of municipal attachments in the 400 block of Boubon Street.

Friday, Jan. 15:

Incident — At 6:29 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 600 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 12:31 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 400 block of Dauphine Street.

Incident — At 1:45 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville streets.

Incident — At 3:59 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft near the intersection of Bienville and Basin streets.

Incident — At 5:30 p.m. New Orleans Police received a report of a noise complaint in the 400 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 7:03 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a shoplifting in the 600 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 7:07 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of simple criminal damage near the intersection of Decatur and Toulouse streets.

Saturday, Jan. 16:

Incident — At 2:13 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a municipal attachment in the 200 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 2:13 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations in the 200 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 2:16 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of simple vehicle burglary in the 600 block of Toulouse Street.

Incident — At 4:23 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of extortion threats near the intersection of Barracks and North Rampart streets.

Incident — At 5:25 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a business burglary in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 6:35 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a warrant stop with a release in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 9:31 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 900 block of Burgundy Street.

Incident — At 11:20 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 500 block of Dumaine Street.

Incident — At 11:25 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a pickpocket in the 200 block of Bourbon Street.

Incidents — At 12:03 p.m., New Orleans Police received two reports of municipal attachments in the 700 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 12:14 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary near the intersection of Decatur Street and Elysian Fields Avenue.

Incident — At 12:16 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations in the 500 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 12:39 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a noise complaint in the 400 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 2:46 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple battery near the intersection of North Rampart and Governor Nicholls streets.

Incidents — At 4:44 p.m., New Orleans Police received two reports of municipal attachments in the 400 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 6:27 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a fight near the intersection of Baronne and Canal streets.

Incident — At 8:07 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hit and run near the intersection of Iberville and North Peters streets.

Incident — At 8:011 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a public gathering in the 500 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 9:19 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto theft near the intersection of Conti and Basin streets.

Incident — At 9:58 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of extortion threats in the 500 block of Canal Street.

Incident — At 10:29 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 700 block of Canal Street.

Sunday, Jan. 17:

Incident — At 12:36 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a noise complaint in the 1100 block of Royal Street.

Incident — At 12:48 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of drug violations near the intersection of Canal and Decatur streets.

Incident — At 1:53 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple robbery near the intersection of Iberville and Burgundy streets.

Incident — At 7:30 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto theft in the 100 block of Conti Street.

Incident — At 10:35 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a misdemeanor sexual battery near the intersection of Conti and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 10:38 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a pickpocket in the 200 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 11:24 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of an auto collision with an injury near the intersection of Conti and North Rampart streets.

Incident — At 11:34 a.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a silent burglar alarm in the 800 block of St. Louis Street.

Incident — At 12:02 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a theft in the 900 block of Toulouse Street.

Incident — At 1:11 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a prowler in the 500 block of Bourbon Street.

Incident — At 1:28 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of directed traffic enforcement near the intersection of Iberville and Dauphine streets.

Incident — At 2:44 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a violation of a protection order in the 100 block of Canal Street.

Incidents — At 6:31 p.m., New Orleans Police received two reports of municipal attachments near the intersection of Bienville and Bourbon streets.

Incident — At 9:49 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a simple vehicle burglary in the 1000 block of Bienville Street.

Incident — At 9:49 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of extortion threats in the 600 block of Esplanade Avenue.

Incident — At 9:59 p.m., New Orleans Police received a report of a hit and run near the intersection of Bienville and Dauphine streets.

New Orleans Police towed 46 vehicles.

ID theft suspected after woman reports wallet missing from Bourbon Street bar

(Photo: Courtesy of NOPD)
A man is sought in connection to an identity theft investigation after he was caught on surveillance video attempting to use a credit card that was reported missing from a Bourbon Street bar last month, according to New Orleans Police on Thursday.

The victim reported her wallet, which contained five credit cards, missing shortly after 8:45 p.m. in the 700 block of Bourbon Street on Nov. 27, according to New Orleans Police logs.

The next day, on Nov. 28, an unidentified Black male wearing a surgical mask (pictured above) was captured on surveillance camera attempting to use one of the missing credit cards at a retail store whose location was not disclosed.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identify of the person pictured above is asked to contact Eighth District police at 504-658-6080 or Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.