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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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New Orleans Police S.O.D. Task Force Units Booked 6 Alleged Felons

May 20, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Special Operations Division (S.O.D) Task Force Unit investigated 86 complaints, 38 previous complaints, yielding 21 cases for 7 Felonies, 12 Misdemeanors and 2 Municipal Violations.  Officers stopped 45 vehicles, issued 2 Citations and made 1 Traffic Arrest.  They made 81 Pedestrian Checks and wrote 15 reports.  They conducted 30 Wanted Checks and executed 1 Search Warrant.                         

Since July of 2010, Officers investigated approximately 19,522 complaints, executed approximately 140 Search Warrants, made approximately 2,304 Felony cases, conducted approximately 8,865 Vehicle checks, issued approximately 1010 Citations, made approximately 296 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 208 Guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Substances.

These results are from May 05, 2013 thru May 11, 2013

Tactical Platoons I and II Arrested the Following Subjects During Traffic Stops For Warrants or Traffic Violations

Donald Brown, 23, for a Fugitive Attachment, a Traffic Attachment and Traffic Violations.

Gregory Matthews, for a Parole Violation and Simple Battery.

Victor Gaines, 33, for 2 Fugitive Attachments and 2 Municipal Attachments.

Clarence Stokes, 37, for a Fugitive Attachment, Bank Fraud and Access Device Fraud. 

Violent Offenders Warrant Unit and Fugitive Unit Arrested the Following Subjects on Warrants.

Lovezella Bartholomew, 24, for Domestic Abuse Battery and Simple Criminal Damage to Property.

Kirby Poole, 62, for Aggravated Battery by Cutting.

Trevone W. Sansom, 25, for False Imprisonment, Simple Domestic Abuse and Child Endangerment. 

Bobby Greene, 37, for a Fugitive Attachment.

Oscar James, 19, for Attempted Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Attempted First Degree Murder, Probation Violation, Drug Law Violation and Illegal Carrying of a Firearm.

Christopher Chavez, 30, for a Fugitive Attachment and Cyber Stalking.

Ja’on Jones, 18, for a Court Capias and Accessory to Murder.

Joshua Pittman, 17, for a Court Capias.

Lucas Murphy, 30, for Obtaining a Controlled Dangerous Substance by Fraud, Forgery and Possession of Hydrocodone.

Christopher Collinson, 26, for Domestic Abuse Battery. 

Project Safe Neighborhood Detective Jason Samuel conducted 2 Knock and Talk Convicted Felon checks.  No arrests were made. 

Project Safe Neighborhood Knock and Talk

2013 Year-To-Date Totals: 117 Checks and 26 Arrests.

2012 Year-To-Date Totals: Checks: 123 Arrests: 41

2012 Year-to-Date Totals:  344 Checks and 124 Arrests.                                                                                                                       

Electronic Monitoring Unit

COMSTAT Week Totals: 80           Juveniles: 32  Adults: 48

2013 Year to Date: 199

2012 Year to Date: 169

2012 Total Monitored: 501                                                                                                  

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 and visit us on Facebook at   

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

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