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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 1,596 Complaints and 50 Narcotics Cases in Two Weeks

June 20, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 1,596 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they executed 14 Search Warrants, investigated 53 Felony cases, conducted 716 Vehicle Checks and issued 337 citations.  They made 50 Narcotics cases, confiscated 10 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 198,578 complaints, executed approximately 898 Search Warrants, made approximately 5,529 Felony cases, conducted approximately 72,316 vehicle checks, issued approximately 36,435 citations, made approximately 5,190 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 1,311 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from June 02, 2013 thru June 15, 2013. 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 325 complaints and made 37 cases for 31 Misdemeanors and 3 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 38 reports, made 366 pedestrian contacts and had 15 field interviews.  The units stopped 199 vehicles, issued 59 citations and made 22 traffic arrests.  They executed 2 Search Warrants and made 11 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics and cash.                                                

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 327 complaints and made 86 cases including 5 juvenile for 20 Felony, 46 Misdemeanors, 20 Municipal violations and issued 12 Summons and had 3 Curfew violators.  They made 106 pedestrian contacts, made 83 field interviews and wrote 73 reports. They made 114 vehicle stops, issued 111 citations and made 21 traffic arrests.   They made 8 Wanted Checks, executed 4 search Warrants and made 3 Narcotics cases confiscating 2 Guns and Narcotics.                                                  

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 134 complaints and 3 previous complaints.  They made 29 cases for 18 Misdemeanor, 11 Municipal violations and issued 7 Summons and had 1 Curfew Violator.  They made 7 pedestrian contacts, made 20 field interviews and wrote 21 reports. They made 36 vehicle stops, issued 42 citations and made 7 traffic arrests.   They made 17 Wanted Checks and made 1 Narcotics case confiscating Narcotics and cash.                                                     

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 229 complaints and 4 previous complaints.  They made 46 cases including 8 juvenile for 6 Felony, 23 Misdemeanor, 17 Municipal violations and issued 2 Summons.  They made 68 pedestrian contacts, 31 field interviews and wrote 43 reports. They made 120 vehicle stops and issued 97 citations and made 23 traffic arrests.  They made 8 Wanted Checks, executed 2 Search Warrants and made 13 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.              

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 70 complaints, 19 previous complaints and 4 hot line complaint. They made 35 cases for 18 Felony, 15 Misdemeanors and 2 Municipal violations.  They had 36 pedestrian checks and wrote 21 reports.  They stopped 12 vehicles and issued 2 citations.  They executed 4 Search Warrants and made 4 Narcotics cases confiscating 6 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                       

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 100 complaints, 1 previous complaint and 2 hot line complaints.  They made 21 cases for 8 Felony, 7 Misdemeanors and 6 Municipal violations and issued 5 Summons.  They made 95 pedestrian contacts, 2 field interviews and wrote 13 reports.  The units stopped 35 vehicles and issued 1 citation. They executed 2 Search Warrants and made 9 Narcotics case confiscating 2 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                           

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 202 complaints and 8 previous complaints.  They made 28 cases for 15 Misdemeanors, 13 Municipal violations and had 8 Curfew violators.  They made 58 pedestrian contacts, 28 field interviews and wrote 16 reports.  The units stopped 46 vehicles, issued 14 citations and made 2 traffic arrests.

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 209 complaints and made 27 cases for 1 Felony, 17 Misdemeanor, 9 Municipal violations and issued 36 Summons and had 1 Curfew violator.  They made 70 pedestrian contacts, 72 field interviews and wrote 21 reports.  They stopped 154 vehicles and issued 11 citations and made 4 traffic arrests. They made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.                                

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: 6/20/2013 5:49:55 PM

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