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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 1,290 Complaints and 29 Narcotics Cases in Two Weeks

June 07, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 1,290 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they executed 4 Search Warrants, investigated 39 Felony cases, conducted 436 Vehicle Checks and issued 222 citations.  They made 29 Narcotics cases, confiscated 12 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 196,982 complaints, executed approximately 884 Search Warrants, made approximately 5,476 Felony cases, conducted approximately 71,600 vehicle checks, issued approximately 36,098 citations, made approximately 5,140 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 1,301 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from May 19, 2013 thru June 01, 2013. 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 309 complaints and made 39 cases including 1 juvenile for 2 Felony, 34 Misdemeanors, 3 Municipal violations and had 1 Curfew violator.  The units wrote 47 reports, made 308 pedestrian contacts and had 17 field interviews.  The units stopped 153 vehicles, issued 30 citations and made 9 traffic arrests.  They executed 2 Search Warrants and made 12 Narcotics cases confiscating 4 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                                                

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 294 complaints and made 45 cases for 10 Felony, 22 Misdemeanors, 13 Municipal violations and issued 12 Summons.  They made 147 pedestrian contacts, made 54 field interviews and wrote 44 reports. They made 150 vehicle stops, issued 102 citations and made 29 traffic arrests.   They made 5 Wanted Checks and made 4 Narcotics cases confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.                                                  

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 150 complaints and made 16 cases for 4 Misdemeanor, 12 Municipal violations and issued 10 Summons and had 2 Curfew Violators.  They made 12 pedestrian contacts, made 31 field interviews and wrote 6 reports. They made 34 vehicle stops, issued 41 citations and made 3 traffic arrests.  

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 124 complaints and made 44 cases for 6 Felony, 31 Misdemeanor, 7 Municipal violations and issued 1 Summons.  They made 74 pedestrian contacts and wrote 22 reports. They made 14 vehicle stops and issued 4 citations.  They made 15 Wanted Checks and made 7 Narcotics cases confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.              

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 43 complaints, 1 previous complaint and 1 hot line complaint. They made 20 cases for 11 Felony, 7 Misdemeanors and 2 Municipal violations.  They had 33 pedestrian checks, 16 field interviews and wrote 15 reports.  They stopped 13 vehicles and issued 3 citations and made 2 traffic arrests.  They made 1 Wanted Check and made 4 Narcotics cases confiscating 5 Guns and Narcotics.                       

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 120 complaints, 1 previous complaint and 2 hot line complaints.  They made 29 cases for 5 Felony, 12 Misdemeanors and 12 Municipal violations and issued 1 Summons.  They made 75 pedestrian contacts, 11 field interviews and wrote 19 reports.  The units stopped 30 vehicles, issued 26 citations and made 5 traffic arrests.   They executed 1 Search Warrant, 1 Wanted Check and made 1 Narcotics case confiscating Narcotics.                           

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 158 complaints and 14 previous complaints.  They made 20 cases including 1 juvenile for 2 Felony, 11 Misdemeanors, 7 Municipal violations, issued 16 Summons and had 13 Curfew violators.  They made 51 pedestrian contacts, 35 field interviews and wrote 13 reports.  The units stopped 39 vehicles, issued 13 citations and made 2 traffic arrests. They made 4 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 1 Narcotics case confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.                          

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 92 complaints and made 11 cases for 3 Felony, 5 Misdemeanor, 3 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons and had 4 Curfew violators.  They made 19 pedestrian contacts, 20 field interviews and wrote 3 reports.  They stopped 3 vehicles and issued 3 citations.    

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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Last updated: 6/10/2013 1:11:04 PM

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