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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 1,548 Complaints and 59 Narcotic Cases

February 28, 2014

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 1,548 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they investigated 46 Felony cases, conducted 539 Vehicle Checks and issued 312 citations.  They made 59 Narcotic cases, confiscated 10 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 234,334 complaints, executed approximately 1,101 Search Warrants, made approximately 6,714 Felony cases, conducted approximately 85,882 vehicle checks, issued approximately 44,147 citations, made approximately 6,306 Narcotic cases, confiscated approximately 1,535 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from February 09, 2014 thru February 22, 2014 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 351 complaints.  They made 71 cases for 15 Felony, 29 Misdemeanors and 27 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 43 reports, made 313 pedestrian contacts and had 117 field interviews.  They stopped 132 vehicles, issued 74 citations and made 11 traffic arrests.  They executed 2 Search Warrants and made 13 Narcotic cases confiscating 1 Gun, Narcotics and cash.    

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 227 complaints, 4 hot line complaints and had 6 previous complaints.  They made 31 cases including 3 juvenile for 3 Felony, 20 Misdemeanor, 8 Municipal violations, issued 15 Summons and had 1 Curfew violator.  They made 131 pedestrian contacts, 28 field interviews and wrote 36 reports. They made 98 vehicle stops, issued 39 citations and made 36 traffic arrests.   They executed 4 Search Warrants and made 11 Narcotic cases confiscating 3 Guns, Narcotics and cash.       

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 163 complaints, 11 previous complaints and had 1 hot line complaint.  They made 30 cases for 4 Felony, 13 Misdemeanors, and 13 Municipal violations and issued 27 Summons.  They made 33 pedestrian contacts, 29 field interviews and wrote 19 reports. They made 35 vehicle stops, issued 22 citations and made 10 traffic arrests.  They made 11 Wanted Checks, executed 4 Search Warrants and made 9 Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics and cash.    

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 92 complaints.  They made 24 cases for 23 Misdemeanor, 1 Municipal violation issued 4 Summons and had 3 Curfew violators.  They made 40 pedestrian contacts, 15 field interviews and wrote 15 reports. They made 73 vehicle stops, issued 25 citations and made 3 traffic arrests.  They made 18 Wanted Checks and made 4 Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics.                                            

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 91 complaints and 7 previous complaints.  They made 36 cases for 9 Felony, 20 Misdemeanor, 7 Municipal violations and issued 1Summons.  They made 37 pedestrian contacts, 35 field interviews and wrote 32 reports. They made 50 vehicle stops, issued 62 citations and made 8 traffic arrests.  They executed 1 Search Warrant and made 12 Narcotic cases confiscating 3 Guns and Narcotics.     

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 125 complaints.  They made 17 cases for 3 Felony, 3 Misdemeanors, and 11 Municipal violations and issued 1 Summons.  They made 51 pedestrian contacts, 3 field interviews and wrote 11 reports.  The units stopped 20 vehicles, issued 8 citations and made 4 traffic arrests.  They made 13 Wanted Checks and made 4 Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics and cash.                                 

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 258 complaints and 28 previous complaints.  They made 45 cases for 7 Felony, 24 Misdemeanors, 14 Municipal violations, issued 28 Summons and had 1 Truant violator.  They made 68 pedestrian contacts, 50 field interviews and wrote 24 reports.  The units stopped 82 vehicles, issued 57 citations and made 15 traffic arrests.  They made 3 Wanted Checks and made 2 Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics.     

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 241 complaints.  They made 52 cases for 5 Felony, 30 Misdemeanors, and 17 Municipal violations, issued 38 Summons and had 1 Curfew violator.  They made 47 pedestrian contacts, 66 field interviews and wrote 28 reports.  The units stopped 49 vehicles issued 25 citations and made 6 traffic arrests.  They made 4 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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