New Orleans Police are asking for your help in locating Theron Boyd, 18, who is wanted for a Simple Battery that took place July 7, 2013 in the 1400 block of Bourbon Street at approximately 11:30 P.M.
Two victims were walking in the 1400 block of Bourbon Street when one victim was struck from behind. The victim began fighting with the suspect that struck him at which time the perpetrator fled. The victim then noticed a second subject kicking his partner in the head and yelling disparaging homosexual remarks at which time he went to the aid of his partner and the second perpetrator fled the scene.
One victim sustained minor lacerations and abrasions to his arms and legs. The second victim sustained a fractured nose and facial fractures.
On July 14, 2013, D’John Joseph, 17, turned himself in at the Eighth District Station. He was arrested and booked with Simple Battery, Principal to a Second Degree Battery, Principal to a Simple Robbery and Principal to a Hate Crime.
Through the course of the investigation, Detective Flores identified Theron Boyd as a suspect and has secured and Arrest Warrant for Simple Battery.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact 8th District Detective Michael Flores at (504)658-6070 MFlores@nola.gov and/or CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.
Citizens with information that can help locate Theron Boyd 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.
Officer Garry Flot