Police seek to ID two suspects connected to Jan. 1 cell phone robbery on Burgundy Street

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New Orleans police are searching for two suspects wanted in connection to an alleged simple robbery in the French Quarter that occurred in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day.

The alleged robbery occurred at approximately 2:11 a.m. on Jan. 1 as the victim and her brother walked in the 300 block of Burgundy Street when they were approached by the suspects, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

One of the suspects took the victim’s cell phone from her hand and fled the scene on foot with the second suspect.

The victim’s brother reportedly chased the suspects, but was punched in the face and knocked to the ground, police said.

While the victim was on the ground, one of the suspects took his cell phone, police said.

New Orleans police released alleged surveillance photos of the suspects on Jan. 10 in the hopes the public can help identify them.

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

Police identify suspect wanted for attempted armed robbery on Ursulines Avenue

David Dixon. Picture courtesy of the NOPD.

An arrest warrant was obtained for a suspect wanted in an alleged Jan. 3 attempted armed robbery on Ursulines Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) said.

After an investigation, detectives determined that David Dixon, 34, approached the victim at approximately 1:28 a.m. in the 600 block of Ursulines Avenue.

Dixon was armed with a gun and allegedly demanded the victim’s property at gunpoint, the NOPD said. Dixon was reportedly unsuccessful and fled the scene, the NOPD said.

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

New Orleans police search for Bourbon Street robbery suspects who took dog, fanny pack from victim

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Three suspects allegedly robbed a victim of their dog and fanny pack in the 600 block of Bourbon Street on Jan. 1, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

The alleged robbery occurred at approximately 7 a.m. on New Year’s Day when a female suspect reportedly attacked the victim then took their dog, the NOPD said.

Two more suspects–both male–allegedly ran to the scene and also attacked the victim, this time taking their fanny pack, the NOPD said.

The NOPD released surveillance photos on Jan. 6 that allegedly show the suspects, which are pictured above.

Anyone with information in identifying the three suspects and their whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Group of women sought in connection to stabbing on Canal Street

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A person was stabbed multiple times on Canal Street Dec. 20 following a a verbal altercation with a group of four women, the New Orleans Police Department said.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:52 a.m. in the 800 block of Canal St., the NOPD said, when the group of women engaged in a verbal argument with the victim shortly before the encounter turned into a physical altercation.

One of the women reportedly used a sharp object to stab the victim multiple times before fleeing the scene, the NOPD said.

The NOPD released surveillance camera footage of the suspects on Dec. 26, which is pictured above.

The victim was listed in stable condition on Dec. 26, the NOPD said.

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

Reported stolen camera takes photo of alleged Saint Ann Street vehicle burglary suspect

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An in-car camera on Dec. 11 allegedly captured the image of a suspect burglarizing a vehicle on Saint Ann Street just before walking away with the camera, the New Orleans Police Department said.

The alleged burglary took place approximately 1:30 a.m. in the 1000 block of Saint Ann St., the NOPD said.

A camera mounted inside the car allegedly took a photograph the suspect entering the vehicle and immediately uploaded the image to the victim, the NOPD said.

The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction, the NOPD said.

The NOPD released the surveillance photo of the suspect, who is pictured above.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers GNO at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

NOPD: man reportedly robbed of wallet on Dauphine Street

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An attempted wallet snatching on Dec. 6 turned into a simple robbery on Dauphine Street, the New Orleans Police Department said, with the suspects leaving the scene in a Chevrolet pickup truck with front end damage.

The NOPD said the incident occurred at approximately 6:55 a.m. in the 600 block of Dauphine St. when a female suspect approached the male victim and attempted to take the victim’s wallet.

The man pushed the suspect away, the NOPD said, at which time a male suspect approached and pinned the victim near the truck so the female suspect could take the victim’s wallet.

The female suspect took the victim’s wallet and then drove away, along with her partner, in the pickup truck down Dauphine Street, the NOPD said.

The female suspect is described as white, standing about five foot eight inches tall with long black hair, approximately 40 years old and wearing black and white tights.

The NOPD described the male suspect as “brown-skinned” with medium build and a bald head, clad in a dark green jacket and wearing a plaid shirt and jeans.

The NOPD released a surveillance photo of the alleged suspects and their truck on Dec. 12.

Courtesy of the NOPD.

The photo shows a tan-colored truck with driver’s side front end damage.

The NOPD asks anyone with information on this incident to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers GNO at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

South Rampart shooting suspect sought by NOPD

A man captured on a surveillance camera video Dec. 15 is wanted for a shooting in the 600 block of S. Rampart St. that left a victim injured, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) said.

The suspect approached the victim who was walking his dog at approximately 2 a.m. and demanded his belongings, the NOPD said.

Even though the victim complied, the NOPD said, the suspect shot his firearm several times, striking the victim.

Surveillance camera footage of alleged 600 S. Rampart St. shooting suspect. Courtesy of NOPD.

According to Fox 8, the victim was struck once in the back of the leg as he tried to flee from the suspect.

Surveillance camera footage of the suspect leaving the scene was released by the NOPD on Dec. 18 and can be viewed above.

Any information on this incident or this suspect 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 877-903-STOP.

Female pickpocket removes man's wallet on Iberville Street, police say

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A woman removed a man’s wallet from his pocket on Iberville Street on Nov. 23, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

Police said the incident occurred at about 2:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Iberville St. when an unknown woman allegedly removed the victim’s wallet from his right front pants pocket and left the area.

NOPD Eighth District detectives request that anyone with additional information on this incident or knows the identity of the suspect to contact them at 504-658-6080, or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Man and woman sought after Bourbon Street encounter leads to robbery, NOPD says

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The New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) is searching for a man and a woman who are suspected of robbing an intoxicated victim at a hotel following a September 20 encounter on Bourbon Street.

The NOPD said the incident occurred on September 20 at midnight when the victim reported getting separated from his friends on Bourbon Street and that he met an unknown black female who offered to help find his hotel room.

Instead, according to the NOPD, the woman allegedly led him to a different hotel.

When the victim walked into the hotel’s elevator, a male suspect entered before the doors closed, and struck the victim over the head, causing the victim to lose consciousness.

The victim regained consciousness, the NOPD said, and discovered that his phone was missing, and two debit cards were missing from his wallet.

The victim could not provide a description of either subject, but did recall that the female subject wore yellow stripped pants.

The NOPD released a surveillance camera picture of the alleged woman.

The stolen debit cards were subsequently used at several locations causing approximately $3,088.12 in fraudulent charges, the NOPD said.

Security cameras from a Walmart in Kenner showed a woman clad in yellow stripped pants using the cards at the self-checkout counter, the NOPD said.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identity and whereabouts of the wanted subjects is asked to contact Detective Ron Howard at 504-658-6080 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 877-903-7867.

Cell phone theft suspect threatens victim with knife on Royal Street, NOPD says

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A man is wanted after being suspected of stealing a cell phone from a victim, who chased the suspect before the suspect threatened him with a knife on Royal Street on September 23, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

The NOPD is searching for 26-year-old Frederico Turner, who it says is suspected of simple robbery and aggravated assault.

Detectives determined that Turner was inside a business in the 100 block of Royal St. at about 5:58 p.m. when he allegedly snatched a cell phone out of the victim’s hand and fled on foot.

The victim tried to follow Turner, according to the NOPD, but pulled a knife and threatened to kill the victim if he continued to chase him.

NOPD Eighth District detectives request that anyone with information about this incident or whereabouts of Turner to call 504-658-6080. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.