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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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New Orleans Police S.O.D. Task Force Units Made 71 Cases

March 31, 2014

The New Orleans Police Department’s Special Operations Division (S.O.D) Task Force Unit investigated 165 complaints and 26 previous complaints.  They made 71 cases for 11 Felony, 47 Misdemeanors, and 13 Municipal Violations.  Officers stopped 73 vehicles, issued 24 citations and made 2 traffic arrests.  They made 40 field interviews, 129 pedestrian contacts, conducted 40 field interviews and wrote 65 reports.  They made 65 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 7 Narcotics cases confiscating 2 Guns and Narcotics.                         

Since July of 2010, Officers investigated approximately 26,713 complaints, executed approximately 169 Search Warrants, made approximately 2,793 Felony cases, conducted approximately 12,565 Vehicle checks, issued approximately 1,691 Citations, made approximately 589 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 312 Guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Substances.

These results are from March 16, 2014 thru March 22, 2014

Tactical Platoons I and II Arrested or Issued Summons to the Following Subjects 

Jerell Davis, 20, for Possession of Heroin and a Probation Violation.

David Scott, 31, for Possession of Marijuana and Traffic Violations.

Clarence Matthews, 27, for Possession of Marijuana.

Clifford Sonnier, 24, for Possession of Marijuana and Crack Cocaine. 

Meussa Varnado, 45, for Possession of Marijuana.

Tyrone Green, 35, Teasha Lewis, 32 and Rydell Lewis, 17 for Possession of Marijuana.

Clifford Sonnier, 24, Felon with a Firearm with Narcotics and a Warrant. 

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

Kevin Anderson, 32, for a Capias, Traffic Warrant and a Probation Violation.

Jason Gaston, 24, for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Illegal Use of a Weapon and Filing a False Police Report.

Cabrisha Colbert, 25, for Aggravated Battery Domestic. 

Morris Bates, 33, for Aggravated Battery.

Armonika Hall, 26, for a Warrant.

Armond Hall, 25, for Felon with a Firearm and a Warrant.

Darryl Piker, 23, for Felon with a Firearm, Contraband in Jail and a Warrant.

Morris Bates, 33, for Illegal use of a Weapon and Aggravated Battery.

Ronald Smith, 32, for Sexual Battery, Aggravated Assault, Second Degree Kidnapping, Aggravated Rape, Aggravated Assault and a Parole Violation.

Gage Michael, 18, for Attempted Second Degree Murder.

Corie Donsereaux, 33, for 2 Counts of Theft of Goods. 

 Fredrick Harris, 30, for Cruelty to a Juvenile. 

Safe Neighborhood Knock and Talk 

Project Safe Neighborhood Detective Jason Samuel conducted 19 Knock and Talk Convicted Felon Checks, no arrests were made.    

2014 Year-To-Date Totals: 125 Checks and 9 Arrests.

2013 Year-to-Date Totals:  Checks 76 and 19 Arrests.

2013 Totals: Checks: 478 Arrests: 62                                                                                                                       

Electronic Monitoring Unit

COMSTAT Week Totals: 80           Juveniles: 14  Adults: 66 

A 16-year-old male was remanded to custody for Violations of House Arrest Conditions.     

2014 Year to Date: 99

2013 Year to Date: 173

2013 Total: 391

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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