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NOPD graduates 26 recruits today

New Orleans (WGNO)—Delivering on a commitment to continue to recruit, hire and train the next generation of NOPD officers, today, the department graduated 26 recruits from the Training Academy. 248 more words

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Missing 16-year-old last seen Wednesday afternoon

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD needs the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.

16-year-old Charlie Smith Jr. was last seen leaving his home in the 2400 block of Feliciana yesterday at 4 p.m. 55 more words

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Big changes if you're caught with pot in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) –Starting today, expect fewer arrests for pot possession in New Orleans.

A new ordinance takes effect that allows police to give tickets and fines instead of making arrests. 111 more words

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NOPD limits public access hours to district stations effective Monday

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)—Starting Monday, all police district stations, with the exception of the Eighth District, will limit public access to buildings. Night watch desk officers who are currently assigned to administrative duties at the stations will be assigned to street patrol. 332 more words

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NOPD looking for suspects in vehicle burglaries on Dumaine

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The NOPD needs the public’s assistance in locating two suspects in connection with a vehicle burglary on Dumaine Street.

 

On Saturday at 10 p.m., the victim left his vehicle parked in front of his residence in the 4300 block of Dumaine. 281 more words

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NOPD officer robbed at gunpoint

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A New Orleans police officer was robbed at gunpoint in the Ninth Ward while off-duty.

NOPD confirms that the officer was in the 1300 block of Feliciana Tuesday morning when an armed suspect approached him and demanded his money. 39 more words

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$30K reward offered for arrest in shooting death of Thomas Rolfes

UPDATE: The Crime Stoppers reward for solving the shooting death of Tulane graduate Thomas Rolfes is now $30,000. Crime Stoppers said the reward increase is thanks to donations from family, friends,  Kappa Sigma Fraterity alums and CLAYCO, the company for which Rolfes worked. 215 more words

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