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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 1,148 Complaints and 33 Narcotics Cases in Two Weeks

April 24, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 1,148 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they executed 8 Search Warrants, investigated 35 Felony cases, conducted 386 Vehicle Checks and issued 146 citations.  They made 33 Narcotics cases, confiscated 8 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 192,129 complaints, executed approximately 867 Search Warrants, made approximately 5,319 Felony cases, conducted approximately 70,076 vehicle checks, issued approximately 35,402 citations, made approximately 5,016 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 1,251 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from March 31, 2013 thru April 13, 2013. 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 323 complaints and made 67 cases for 9 Felony, 37 Misdemeanors and 21 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 42 reports, made 25 pedestrian contacts and had 21 field interviews.  The units stopped 146 vehicles, issued 39 citations and made 17 traffic arrests.  They executed 1 Search Warrant and made 9 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.                                                

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 207 complaints and 8 previous complaints.  They made 37 cases for 7 Felony, 21 Misdemeanors, 9 Municipal violations and issued 6 Summons.  They made 92 pedestrian contacts, made 15 field interviews and wrote 32 reports. They made 84 vehicle stops, issued 34 citations and made 9 traffic arrests. They conducted 5 Wanted Checks executed 1 Search Warrant and made 2 Narcotics case confiscating Narcotics.   

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 30 complaints.  They made 5 cases for 2 Misdemeanors, 3 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons.  They made 4 pedestrian contacts, made 5 field interviews and wrote 4 reports. They made 16 vehicle stops, issued 6 citations and made 1 traffic arrest and conducted 4 Wanted Checks. 

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 73 complaints and made 7 cases for 5 Misdemeanor and 2 Municipal violations.  They made 60 pedestrian contacts, and wrote 9 reports. They made 25 vehicle stops and issued 4 citations.  They executed 2 search Warrants and made 8 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.              

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 96 complaints and 7 previous complaints.  They made 18 cases including 1 juvenile for 6 Felony, 4 Misdemeanors, and 8 Municipal violations and wrote 19 reports.  They had 8 pedestrian checks and made 34 field interviews.   The units stopped 27 vehicles, issued 19 citations and made 6 traffic arrests.  They executed 2 Search Warrants and made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating 3 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                     

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 165 complaints, 2 hot line complaints and 1 previous complaint.  They made 27 cases for 7 Felony, 11 Misdemeanors, and 9 Municipal violations and issued 5 Summons.  They made 113 pedestrian contacts, 16 field interviews and wrote 15 reports.  The units stopped 50 vehicles, issued 29 citations and made 7 traffic arrests.  They conducted 2 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating 3 Gun, Narcotics and cash.                          

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 156 complaints and 6 previous complaints.  They made 30 cases including 1 juvenile for 6 Felony, 13 Misdemeanors and 11 Municipal violations and issued 8 Summons and had 1 Truant violator.  They made 40 pedestrian contacts, 31 field interviews and wrote 18 reports.  The units stopped 37 vehicles, issued 11 citations and made 1 traffic arrests.  They conducted 8 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 4 Narcotic cases confiscating 2 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 98 complaints and made 8 cases for 1 Misdemeanors, 7 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons.  They made 19 pedestrian contacts, 21 field interviews and wrote 2 reports.  The units stopped 1 vehicle and issued 4 citations and made 1 traffic arrest.                     

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward.   Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to CRIMESTOPPERS at www.crimestoppersgno.org

The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to ensuring that New Orleans is a safer place to live, work and visit.  The police force, which currently employs dedicated men and women, is committed to transparency, accountability, collaboration and integrity.  To learn more about the NOPD and our services, visit   http://www.nola.gov/GOVERNMENT/NOPD/

 Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact. 

An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.   

Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender.  

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Officer Garry Flot

 
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