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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 1,349 Complaints and 41 Narcotic Cases

March 17, 2014

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 1,349 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they investigated 43 Felony cases, conducted 454 Vehicle Checks and issued 241 citations.  They made 41 Narcotic cases, confiscating 37 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 235,683 complaints, executed approximately 1,110 Search Warrants, made approximately 6,757 Felony cases, conducted approximately 86,336 vehicle checks, issued approximately 44,388 citations, made approximately 6,347 Narcotic cases, confiscated approximately 1,572 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from February 23, 2014 thru March 8, 2014 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 309 complaints.  They made 38 cases for 6 Felony, 17 Misdemeanors and 15 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 23 reports, made 230 pedestrian contacts and had 23 field interviews.  They stopped 94 vehicles, issued 33 citations and made 9 traffic arrests.  They made 5 Narcotic cases confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.      

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 187 complaints, 1 hot line complaint and had 3 previous complaints.  They made 11 cases for 11 Municipal violations and issued 13 Summons.  They made 127 pedestrian contacts, 20 field interviews and wrote 20 reports. They made 77 vehicle stops, issued 21 citations and made 4 traffic arrests.   They made 2 Wanted Checks, executed 2 Search Warrants and made 12 Narcotic cases confiscating 1 Gun, Narcotics and cash.       

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 186 complaints and 7 previous complaints.  They made 39 cases for 2 Felony, 27 Misdemeanors, and 10 Municipal violations and issued 28 Summons.  They made 19 pedestrian contacts, 36 field interviews and wrote 27 reports. They made 35 vehicle stops, issued 45 citations and made 6 traffic arrests.  They made 10 Wanted Checks, executed 2 Search Warrants and made 4 Narcotic cases confiscating 9 Guns and Narcotics.      

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 144 complaints and 1 hot line complaint.  They made 44 cases including 4 juvenile for 3 Felony, 43 Misdemeanor, 8 Municipal violations, issued 3 Summons and had 7 Curfew violators.  They made 32 pedestrian contacts, 18 field interviews and wrote 23 reports. They made 95 vehicle stops, issued 68 citations and made 9 traffic arrests.  They made 9 Wanted Checks and made 2 Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics.                                            

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 91 complaints and 4 previous complaints.  They made 37 cases including 2 juvenile for 15 Felony, 17 Misdemeanor and 5 Municipal violations.  They made 57 pedestrian contacts, 21 field interviews and wrote 25 reports. They made 52 vehicle stops, issued 16 citations and made 1 traffic arrests.  They executed 3 Search Warrants and made 11 Narcotic cases confiscating 16 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                                     

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 111 complaints.  They made 15 cases including 2 juvenile for 4 Felony, 3 Misdemeanors, and 8 Municipal violations.  They made 50 pedestrian contacts and wrote 10 reports.  The units stopped 25 vehicles, issued 8 citations and made 1 traffic arrest.  They executed 1 Search Warrant and made 3 Narcotic cases confiscating 7 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                                 

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 267 complaints and 18 previous complaints.  They made 47 cases for 12 Felony, 10 Misdemeanors, 25 Municipal violations and issued 10 Summons.  They made 71 pedestrian contacts, 51 field interviews and wrote26 reports.  The units stopped 64 vehicles, issued 49 citations and made 8 traffic arrests.  They made 3 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 3 Narcotic cases confiscating 3 Guns and Narcotics.     

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 54 complaints.  They made 10 cases for 1 Felony, 4 Misdemeanors, and 5 Municipal violations and issued 8 Summons.  They made 4 pedestrian contacts, 10 field interviews and wrote 4 reports.  The units stopped 12 vehicles, issued 1 citation and made 1 traffic arrest.  They made 1 Narcotic case 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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