Woman charged with attempted homicide in intentional traffic accident, NOPD says

Woman charged with attempted homicide in intentional traffic accident, NOPD says
Jona Helmstetter. Source: NOPD

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department VOWS Unit arrested a woman in connection with an attempted second-degree homicide in New Orleans East, according to a report by the police department.

Jona Helmstetter, 31, was arrested in the 4900 block of Laine Avenue in connection with the incident that happened on April 18, 2018 in the 6900 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

Helmstetter is accused of intentionally causing a traffic accident that led to serious injuries to the victim, according to NOPD.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact the NOPD Seventh District at 504-658-6070 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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