NOPD: Home occupants missing after SWAT roll in the East

Published: Nov. 25, 2021 at 5:26 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 25, 2021 at 9:47 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -An NOPD spokesperson said responding units declared a SWAT roll in New Orleans East early this morning.

Around 2:06 a.m., police said that the incident began in the 7200 block of Northgate Drive, in response to a barricaded subject at the location.

After an investigation, police said that two children were also inside of the home. Officers carefully made entry around 8 a.m. and declared the area to be “clear” after finding no occupants inside of the home.

The suspect has been identified by police as Robert Moody, 47, and he is wanted for domestic abuse, aggravated assault, and aggravated assault with a firearm.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Robert Moody and/or the two juveniles believed to be with Moody is urged to contact NOPD Seventh District detectives at 504-658-6070 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

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