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Troublemakers beware! OP Sheriff brings back the booking bus for Mardi Gras weekend

NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD arrested 373 people last year during Mardi Gras, and the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office is prepared if there’s a high number of troublemakers in 2018. 247 more words


LOUISIANA – 1/18/18 – When a 27-year-old Navy veteran died inside the New Orleans jail in November, Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman’s office said he died of apparent natural causes…



Inmate who attempted suicide at OPP dies in hospital

NEW ORLEANS – A man who attempted suicide earlier this month while in custody at Orleans Parish Prison died over the weekend at University Medical Center. 62 more words

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Inmate who died in OPP victim of 'acute cocaine intoxication'

NEW ORLEANS – An Orleans Parish Prison inmate who died in custody in February was the victim of “acute cocaine intoxication.”

New Orleans Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse said 23-year-old Colby Crawford’s death has been classified as accidental. 93 more words