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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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New Orleans Police S.O.D. Task Force Units Made 42 Cases

April 21, 2014

The New Orleans Police Department’s Special Operations Division (S.O.D) Task Force Unit investigated 134 complaints and 20 previous complaints.  They made 42 cases for 18 Felony, 22 Misdemeanors, and 2 Municipal Violations.  Officers stopped 66 vehicles, issued 15 citations and made 7 Traffic arrests.  They made 17 field interviews, 125 pedestrian contacts, and wrote 43 reports.  They made 47 Wanted Checks executed 1 Search Warrant and made 6 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.                         

Since July of 2010, Officers investigated approximately 26,934 complaints, executed approximately 170 Search Warrants, made approximately 2,817 Felony cases, conducted approximately 12,680 Vehicle checks, issued approximately 1,716 Citations, made approximately 599 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 316 Guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Substances.

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

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

Cedric Franklin, 31, for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine and Marijuana and a Parole Violation.

Bobby Harris, 31, for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine, Heroin and Marijuana, a Parole Violation and Traffic Violations.

Rochard Jones, 21, for Possession of Marijuana. 

Tommy Ellsworth, 22, and Corey Sanchez, for Possession of Marijuana.

Albert Davis, 19, for Possession of Marijuana.

Joshua Flemings, 29, for Possession of Marijuana, 2 Fugitive Attachments and Traffic Violations.

 Chris Royal, 23, for Possession of Marijuana, 3 Fugitive Attachments and Traffic Violations.

Keynia Davis, 28, for Receiving Stolen Property.

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

A 16-year-old male for 4 Counts of Burglary of a Vehicle.

Curtis Neville, 22, for 4 Counts of Burglary of a Vehicle, auto Theft and Possession of Marijuana.  

Paul Gibbs, 39, for Aggravated Rape and Sexual Battery.

Don Minor, 28, for Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault Domestic and False Imprisonment Armed with a Weapon.

Latasha Smith, 39, for Aggravated Battery.

Junquelle Brown, 26, for Aggravated Battery by Cutting.

Jonathan Evans, 17, for 2 Counts of Aggravates Assault with a Firearm, Illegal Use of a Firearm and Simple Battery.

Troy Batiste, 27, for Attempted Murder.

Daytona Lumar, 20, for Theft.

Don Miner, 28, for Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault Domestic and False Imprisonment.

Alania Joseph, 25, for Theft and Simple Battery. 

Safe Neighborhood Knock and Talk 

Project Safe Neighborhood Detective Jason Samuel conducted 10 Knock and Talk Convicted Felon Checks, one arrest was made.  

2014 Year-To-Date Totals: 159 Checks and 11 Arrests.

2013 Year-to-Date Totals:  Checks 101 and 22 Arrests.

2013 Totals: Checks: 478 Arrests: 62                                                                                                                       

Electronic Monitoring Unit

COMSTAT Week Totals: 74           Juveniles: 12  Adults: 62

2014 Year to Date: 108

2013 Year to Date: 184

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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Last updated: 12/15/2014 2:18:08 PM

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