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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 1,931 Complaints and 59 Narcotics Cases in Three Weeks

July 12, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 1,931complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they executed 14 Search Warrants, investigated 52 Felony cases, conducted 875 Vehicle Checks and issued 430 citations.  They made 59 Narcotics cases, confiscated 14 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 200,509 complaints, executed approximately 912 Search Warrants, made approximately 5,581 Felony cases, conducted approximately 73,191 vehicle checks, issued approximately 36,865 citations, made approximately 5,249 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 1,325 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from June 16, 2013 thru July 06, 2013 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 467 complaints and 4 hot line complaints.  They made 62 cases including 3 juveniles for 8 Felony, 38 Misdemeanors and 16 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 50 reports and made 489 pedestrian contacts.  They stopped 371 vehicles, issued 59 citations and made 12 traffic arrests.  They executed 1 Search Warrant and made 13 Narcotics cases confiscating 6 guns and Narcotics.                                                  

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 345 complaints and made 85 cases for 8 Felony, 72 Misdemeanors, 5 Municipal violations and issued 14 Summons and had 4 Curfew violators.  They made 110 pedestrian contacts, made 59 field interviews and wrote 58 reports. They made 138 vehicle stops, issued 147 citations and made 32 traffic arrests.   They made 3 Wanted Checks, executed 2 Search Warrants and made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.                                                

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 265 complaints and 4 previous complaints and had 4 hot line complaints.  They made 39 cases for 6 Felony, 19 Misdemeanor, 14 Municipal violations and issued 6 Summons.  They made 30 pedestrian contacts, made 20 field interviews and wrote 27 reports. They made 95 vehicle stops, issued 81 citations and made 19 traffic arrests.   They made 4 Wanted Checks and made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.                                                 

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 351 complaints and 64 previous complaints.  They made 74 cases including 1 juvenile for 2 Felony, 59 Misdemeanor, 13 Municipal violations and issued 6 Summons.  They made 100 pedestrian contacts, 36 field interviews and wrote 81 reports. They made 137 vehicle stops and issued 86 citations and made 25 traffic arrests.  They made 33 Wanted Checks, executed 9 Search Warrants and made 18 Narcotics cases confiscating 2 Guns and Narcotics.              

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 25 complaints, 1 previous complaints and 5 hot line complaint. They made 7 cases including 1 juvenile for 3 Felony, 3 Misdemeanors and 2 Municipal violations.  They had 16 pedestrian checks and wrote 5 reports.  They stopped 9 vehicles and made 2 Narcotics cases confiscating 1 Gun, Narcotics and cash.           

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 266 complaints and 1 hot line complaint.  They made 55 cases including 1 juvenile for 21 Felony, 22 Misdemeanors and 12 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons.  They made 183 pedestrian contacts, 52 field interviews and wrote 39 reports.  The units stopped 61 vehicles issued 33 citations and made 9 traffic arrests. They conducted 6 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 16 Narcotics cases confiscating 3 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                           

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 212 complaints and 11 previous complaints.  They made 34 cases for 4 Felony, 20 Misdemeanors, 10 Municipal violations, issued 5 Summons and had 17 Curfew violators.  They made 46 pedestrian contacts, 56 field interviews and wrote 27 reports.  The units stopped 64 vehicles, issued 24 citations and made 7 traffic arrests.  They executed 1 Search Warrant and confiscated 1 Gun.   

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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