NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The NOPD is asking for the public's help in locating and identifying the individuals responsible for damaging two historic buildings in the 1100 block of Chartres Street. The incidents occurred on Sunday, Feb. 15.
At around 10:15 p.m., a group staged an impromptu march in the area. Detectives believe that some of the marchers are responsible for spray-painting the Beauregard House and Saint Mary's Catholic Church. Eighth District Detectives are in the process of trying to interview witnesses in an effort to locate possible suspects.
The march was captured on nearby video surveillance. Mobile users can view the video here: http://youtu.be/4SJtVIrFEHo
Eighth District Detective Armando Asaro is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-6080.
Crimestoppers is offering up to a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. Citizens with information regarding this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll free at 1-877-903-STOP (7867). Callers do not have to leave their name nor testify in court to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.