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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 1,263 Complaints and 31 Narcotics Cases

September 09, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 1,263 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they executed 9 Search Warrants, investigated 32 Felony cases, conducted 487 Vehicle Checks and issued 178 citations.  They made 31 Narcotics cases, confiscated 2 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 210,176 complaints, executed approximately 991 Search Warrants, made approximately 5,908 Felony cases, conducted approximately 77,044 vehicle checks, issued approximately 38,857 citations, made approximately 5,523 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 1,375 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from August 25, 2013 thru August 31, 2013 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 241 complaints and had 4 hot line complaints.  They made 35 cases for 5 Felony, 19 Misdemeanors and 11 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 21 reports, made 250 pedestrian contacts and had 13 field interviews.  They stopped 142 vehicles, issued 28 citations and made 5 traffic arrests.  They executed 2 Search Warrants and made 4 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics. 

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 195 complaints, 3 previous complaints and had 1 hot line complaint.  They made 45 cases including 1 juvenile for 9 Felony, 38 Misdemeanor, 3 Municipal violations and issued 5 Summons.  They made 99 pedestrian contacts, made 27 field interviews and wrote 54 reports. They made 81 vehicle stops, issued 45 citations and made 10 traffic arrests.   They made 4 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics and cash.   

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 88 complaints and 2 hot line complaints.  They made 4 cases including 2 juvenile for 2 Misdemeanors and issued Summons.   They made 57 pedestrian contacts, 7 field interviews and wrote 7 reports. They made 25 vehicle stops issued 9 citations and made 2 traffic arrests.   They made 3 Wanted Checks and made 2 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 124 complaints and 30 previous complaints.  They made13 cases for 4 Misdemeanors and 9 Municipal violations and issued 1 Summons and had 4 Curfew violators.  They had 43 pedestrian checks, 12 field interviews   and wrote 20 reports.  They stopped 53 vehicles, issued 27 citations and made 4 traffics arrests.  They made 6 Wanted Checks and made 1 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.           

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 174 complaints and had 5 previous complaints.  They made 31 cases including 3 juvenile for 6 Felony, 18 Misdemeanor, 7 Municipal violations and issued 1 Summon and had 11 Curfew violators.  They made 54 pedestrian contacts, 53 field interviews and wrote 35 reports. They made 62 vehicle stops, issued 63 citations and made 9 traffic arrests.  They executed 4 Search Warrants and made 7 Narcotics cases confiscating 2 Guns, Narcotics and cash.               

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 89 complaints.  They made 8 cases for 2 Felony, 4 Misdemeanors and 2 Municipal violations and issued 6 Summons.  They made 71 pedestrian contacts, 4 field interviews and wrote 9 reports.  The units stopped 19 vehicles, issued 3 citations and made 2 traffic arrests. They executed 2 Search Warrants and made 2 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics and cash.                             

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 148 complaints and 13 previous complaints and had 3 hot line complaints.  They made 21 cases including 6 juvenile for 7 Felony, 8 Misdemeanors, and 6 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons.  They made 32 pedestrian contacts, 24 field interviews and wrote 21 reports.  The units stopped 49 vehicles, issued 18 citations and made 3 traffic arrests.  They made 2 Wanted Checks and made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.      

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 204 complaints and had 3 hot line complaints.  They made 12 cases for 3 Felony, 4 Misdemeanor, 55 Municipal violations and issued 12 Summons.  They made 31 pedestrian contacts, 38 field interviews and wrote 9 reports.  They stopped 56 vehicles, issued 1 citation and made 1 traffic arrest.  They conducted 11 Wanted Checks and made 5 Narcotic 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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