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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 940 Complaints and 32 Narcotic Cases

April 21, 2014

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 940 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they investigated 37 Felony cases, conducted 296 Vehicle Checks and issued 134 citations.  They made 32 Narcotic cases, confiscating 7 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 240,651 complaints, executed approximately 1,127 Search Warrants, made approximately 6,911 Felony cases, conducted approximately 87,946 vehicle checks, issued approximately 45,466 citations, made approximately 6,515 Narcotic cases, confiscated approximately 1,609 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from April 06, 2014 thru April 12, 2014 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 182 complaints.  They made 43 cases for 5 Felony, 18 Misdemeanors and 20 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 24 reports, made 170 pedestrian contacts and had 30 field interviews.  They stopped 73 vehicles, issued 29 citations and made 7 traffic arrests.  They made 3 Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics.      

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 178 complaints, 2 previous complaints and 1 hot line complaint.  They made 21 cases for 3 Felony, 14 Misdemeanors, and 4 Municipal violations and issued 6 Summons.  They made 85 pedestrian contacts, 25 field interviews and wrote 23 reports. They made 52 vehicle stops, issued 29 citations and made 7 traffic arrests.   They made 2 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 6 Narcotic cases confiscating 9 Guns, Narcotics and cash.       

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 120 complaints and had 1 hot line complaint.  They made 37 cases for 3 Felony, 15 Misdemeanors and 19 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons.  They made 16 pedestrian contacts, 28 field interviews and wrote 8 reports. They made 41 vehicle stops, issued 18 citations and made 7 traffic arrests.  They made 8 Wanted Checks, executed 2 Search Warrants and made 3 Narcotic cases confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.     

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 82 complaints.  They made 22 cases including 1 juvenile for 20 Misdemeanor, 2 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons.  They made 28 pedestrian contacts, 9 field interviews and wrote 13 reports. They made19 vehicle stops issued 19 citations and made 4 traffic arrests.  They made 8 Wanted Checks and made 4Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics.                                            

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 112 complaints and 9 previous complaints.  They made 26 cases for 7 Felony, 12 Misdemeanor and 7 Municipal violations and issued 18 Summons.  They made 45 pedestrian contacts, 31 field interviews and wrote 22 reports. They made 40 vehicle stops, and made 4 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 82 complaints, 3 previous complaints and 5 hot line complaints.  They made15 cases for 5 Misdemeanors, 10 Municipal violations and issued 1 Summons.  They made 33 pedestrian contacts, 4 field interviews and wrote 9 reports.  The units stopped 24 vehicles, issued 6 citations and made 1 traffic arrest.  They made 12 Wanted Checks and confiscated 2 Guns.                                 

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 118 complaints and 9 previous complaints.  They made 22 cases for 3 Felony, 11 Misdemeanors, and 8 Municipal violations and issued 11 Summons.  They made 34 pedestrian contacts, 32 field interviews and wrote 5 reports.  The units stopped 45 vehicles, issued 12 citations and made 3 traffic arrests.  They made 2 Wanted Checks, executed 2 Search Warrants and made 2 Narcotic cases confiscating Narcotics.     

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 66 complaints and 1 previous complaint.  They made 8 cases for 4 Felony, 4 Municipal violations and issued 15 Summons.  They made 25 field interviews and made 3 Narcotics 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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