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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Police Ask Your Help in Locating A “Person of Interest”

June 07, 2013

New Orleans Police are asking for your help in locating James Glover, 9-16-83 who is considered a “Person of Interest” who may have information about a Murder that took place June 1, 2013 in the 2900 block of Preston Place in Algiers at approximately 12:25 P.M. 

Bobby Battles was found shot multiple times to the body and was pronounced dead on the scene.  

During the course of the investigation,   Homicide Detective Jacob Lundy developed a person of interest, James Glover, Glover is not a suspect in the incident, just someone that detectives would like to speak to that may have information about the incident.   

Detective Jacob Lundy is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at 658-5300.


Anyone with information about this “Person of Interest” is 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

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 and visit us on Facebook at   

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.  


Officer Garry Flot

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Last updated: 6/10/2013 12:39:15 PM

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