Crimetracker

2nd suspect sought in Violet murder now in custody

Dwestley Rodriguez Ratcliff Jr. is now in custody, according to the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office.

NOPD: Investigation leads to murder indictment

Robert Lavigne was identified as the suspect in the fatal shooting of Dalton Stone.

VIDEO: 3 sought in string of LaPlace vehicle burglaries

According to Sheriff Mike Tregre, one of the suspects was caught on surveillance video in the Riverland Heights area last week.

Suspects sought for theft of power tools valued over $15k

According to JPSO, the stolen tools are valued at approximately $15,000.

3 more arrests made in fatal Thibodaux shooting

Thibodaux Chief of Police Bryan Zeringue announced that in addition to Tyrick Hills, three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the homicide.

Report: Charges upgraded in Metairie drag-racing fatality after positive drug test

State Police confirmed to our partners that Jourdan Marchese, 18, of New Orleans, was booked with vehicular homicide and first-degree vehicular negligent injuring in the death of 70-year-old Rafael Canessa Sr.

Suspect sought for multiple car burglaries in Houma

According to police, several car burglaries have been reported in the city limits.

Man shot, killed in St. Bernard Parish

According to the sheriff’s office, a man was shot just before 9:00 p.m. Monday in the 3000 block of Daniel Drive.

Man shot while walking in Treme neighborhood

The incident happened near the intersection of North Claiborne and Orleans avenues, and was reported around 12:14 a.m.

3 arrested for multiple drug, firearm violations

On Thursday Second District Task Force A officers initiated surveillance in the 4200 block of Fontainebleu Drive after receiving a Crimestoppers tip.

5 arrested on multiple drug violations, NOPD says

NOPD Task Force Officers with the assistance of the Special Operations Division have arrested five subjects after they were accused of committing several drug law violations.

Slidell man sentenced to 15 years for molesting two teen girls

According to District Attorney Warren Montgomery’s office, Earnest C. Diaz, 45, was sentenced on Thursday.

5 men indicted in murders of 2 NOLA brothers, associate

Michael Angeletta was arrested Wednesday by New Orleans police.

Hearing delayed six weeks for coach accused of abusing boys

Jonathan West faces 24 counts, which range from sexual battery to indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Jesuit president responds to sex abuse allegations in letter to school community

New information in the Jesuit High School sex abuse case. Jesuit's president, Father Christopher Fronk, addresses allegations of sexual abuse in a letter to the school community.

Suspect in Metairie SWAT roll surrenders

According to Public Information Officer Jason Rivarde, the SWAT roll is focused on a home in the 4600 block of Meadowdale.

NOPD searching for vehicle-of-interest in Algiers double shooting

The shooting happened Monday near the intersection of General Meyer Avenue and Flanders Street.

5 witnesses called in Neveaux hearing

Neveaux is accused of killing JPSO deputy David Michel in the Summer of 2016.

State Police arrest machete-wielding shirtless man outside City Hall

The picture showed the man standing in Duncan Plaza across the street from the building’s Perdido Street entrance.

VIDEO: Man seen taking person’s cellphone from emergency room waiting area

According to NOPD, around 3:30 a.m., the victim placed his ZTE MAX cellphone on a charging station located against the wall in the hospital’s emergency room waiting area prior to falling asleep on the sofa.

Covington man arrested, accused of abusing 5-week-old son

Shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Thursday Timothy Noel called 911 to report that his newborn son had stopped breathing, and started vomiting and bleeding from the mouth, while he was feeding him, according to the report.

NOPD investigating double shooting in Algiers

The shooting happened near the intersection of General Myers Avenue and Flanders Street.

Hammond man arrested for 6th DWI, hit-and-run

Jason Brett Beter, 45, was booked with DWI, hit-and-run-driving, resisting arrest by flight, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Video from eye-witnesses show Wayde Sims shooting scene

Videos from eye-witnesses at the scene where an LSU standout basketball player was killed have been released.

Man shot to death in Hollygrove

The shooting happened in the 3100 block of South Carrollton Avenue.

4 men plead guilty to attempted armed robbery of Lakeview Harbor restaurant

Four New Orleans men pleaded guilty Thursday in connection with an an armed robbery of the Lakeview Harbor restaurant in 2016 with nearly 30 customers inside.

JPSO searching for driver, car in connection with Walmart arson

JPSO is still seeking information on the vehicle, and the driver seen leaving the day of the incident.

22 arrested in undercover drug operation in Covington

In a press conference today, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith revealed that his Narcotics Task Force successfully conducted an undercover operation in the West 30s neighborhood of Covington that led to 22 arrests of men and women charged with drug related offenses.

NOPD searching for second suspect in Canal Street shooting

NOPD has obtained an arrest warrant for Derrion Robinson and identified her as a second suspect in a shooting incident that occurred in the 600 block of Canal Street on September 23, 2018.

Woman shot to death on Luna Street

When officers arrived they found an unresponsive black female lying in the grass suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Slidell Police searching for “brazen” daytime burglar

According to the police department, Christopher Vogel, 25, is wanted in connection to several daytime burglaries near the Rue Rochelle/ North Boulevard areas of Slidell.

NOPD investigating double shooting in Little Woods

According to NOPD the shooting happened at 12:39 a.m. at the intersection of Bullard Avenue and Hayne Blvd.

NOPD investigates Broadmoor shooting

The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 3500 block of Delachaise Street.

NOPD: Man shot while attempting to stop shooter from entering home

The NOPD is investigating a shooting in the 2000 block of Rev. John Raphael Way.

Kenner man arrested for sexual battery, indecent behavior with juveniles

Thomas Mayeux, 69, of Kenner was charged with multiple counts of sexual battery and indecent behavior with juveniles involving a child.

3 men sought in Bourbon Street burglary, NOPD says

The New Orleans Police Department is searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a business burglary that happened in the Eighth District.

NOPD: Man walking in Behrman area shot after vehicles exchange gunfire

Around 9:40 p.m. New Orleans Police Department officials say two vehicles exchanged gunfire in the 3500 block of Vespasian Street.

Judge orders Westwego man accused of rape to stay away from victim

Westwego Police said the victim fought off John Patton in his home for hours on Friday, even biting him in the genitals in order to escape.

NOPD investigating after body found on South Claiborne

NOPD has classified the incident as an unclassified death.

Suspect sought in aggravated assault on St. Charles Avenue

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the suspect stole a case of beer from a business in April.

Fugitives injured in officer-involved shooting

According to NOPD, there are two victims. One person was shot, one did not suffer a gunshot wound.