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5 arrested on drug and weapons charge after Hollygrove raid

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD arrested three men and two women who were running a drug trafficking ring in the Hollygrove neighborhood.

Officers found a loaded Smith & Wesson .38 revolver, approximately 21 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 30 grams of marijuana, one box of 9mm ammunition, two clear plastic bags of heroin, three packages of tramadol pills, three packages of synthetic marijuana, ecstasy pills, and $377 when they raided a house in the 3200 block of General Ogden Street on June 20, according to the NOPD. 55 more words


NOPD looking for pickpocket after French Quarter theft attempt

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is looking for a man they say attempted to steal a man’s wallet on Decatur Street.

The attempted robbery occurred just before 8:30 a.m. 74 more words


Man accused in shooting death of rapper Butta B facing life in prison

NEW ORLEANS – A 25-year-old man faces life in prison for the shooting death of a young local rapper earlier this year.

Brad Smothers was arrested on February 24 for the shooting death of rapper Aaron Anderson, who performed under the names Butta Beezy and Butta B for Phreedom Records. 59 more words


Louisiana state trooper charged with third-degree rape

NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana State Police Trooper has been arrested in New Orleans and charged with third-degree rape.

Leander Journee is accused of raping a juvenile girl on June 11 in the 6200 block of Waldo Drive, according to the NOPD. 94 more words


2 men beaten, stabbed by group of women in N.O. East

NEW ORLEANS – Two men were attacked and stabbed by a group of women last night in New Orleans East.

A 39-year-old man and his 26-year-old friend were sitting inside a vehicle in the 8300 block of Chef Menteur Highway around 10:30 p.m. 102 more words


2 arrested for N.O. East shooting that stemmed from social media insults

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD has arrested two people for a shooting in New Orleans East that stemmed from insults traded over social media.

Twenty-three-year-old Leroniequa Mitchell and 21-year-old Lerionte Mitchell met with a group of people in the 4900 block of Knight Drive just before 7:30 p.m. 142 more words


NOPD looking for woman who went missing after argument with her boyfriend

UPDATE: Naishell Glover has been located. 

NEW ORLEANS – The NOPD is looking for a woman who disappeared after an argument with her boyfriend.

Thirty-five-year-old Naishell Glover was last seen around 11 p.m. 99 more words