Arrest made in French Quarter home invasion

Ronnie Tolliver, 31
Ronnie Tolliver, 31

New Orleans, La. - The NOPD says witnesses helped them catch a man they say committed a violent home invasion in the French Quarter.

Officers booked 31-year-old Ronnie Tolliver with home invasion, aggravated burglary, and aggravated battery.

They say around 1pm Sunday, Tolliver followed the victim to his home in the 900 block of Dumaine Street and forced his way inside.

Officers say Tolliver then hit the victim over the head.

Witnesses took pictures of Tolliver as he fled the scene.

Tolliver had prior arrests for Crimes Against Nature Solicitation, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Heroin, Battery on a Police Officer, Failure to Register as Sex Offender, Domestic Violence, Disturbing the Peace, Criminal Trespass, Parole Violation.