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Police find 97 pills, marijuana, crack, loaded gun during traffic stop

NEW ORLEANS – NOPD officers found nearly 100 hydrocodone pills, MDMA, marijuana, crack, and a loaded handgun during a traffic stop.

Forty-year-old Latoya Jackson was pulled over near the intersection of Dublin and Apple Streets for a traffic violation on April 20. 75 more words


NOPD arrests 15-year-old for carjacking, dragging man in N.O. East

NEW ORLEANS – A 15-year-old is behind bars after he carjacked a man and dragged him from his truck in New Orleans East, according to the NOPD. 137 more words


NOPD looking for man caught on camera using stolen debit card

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is looking for a man caught on camera using a debit card he stole from a woman in the French Quarter. 68 more words


Woman alleges kidnapping, bomb plot during failed bank robbery

NEW ORLEANS – A woman walked into a bank in New Orleans East yesterday morning and told the teller that people were holding her child hostage would detonate a bomb unless the teller handed over cash. 113 more words


The NOPD investigates early morning murder in the 5th District

NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of a man Tuesday morning.

Fifth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting around 3:01 a.m.  95 more words


Waffle House customer opens fire on 2 armed robbers

NEW ORLEANS – A Waffle House customer opened fire on a pair of armed robbers last night.

The robbery occurred just after 10 p.m. in the 2900 block of Elysian Fields Avenue, according to initial reports by the NOPD. 59 more words


NOPD: 2 men rob postal truck in Seventh Ward

NEW ORLEANS – Two men robbed a postal truck yesterday in the Seventh Ward.

The 27-year-old postal worker was walking back to her truck near the intersection of Frenchman and North Prieur Streets just after 11 a.m. 75 more words