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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Police S.O.D. Task Force Units Made 47 Cases

August 04, 2014

The New Orleans Police Department’s Special Operations Division (S.O.D) Task Force Unit investigated 119 complaints and 16 previous complaints.  They made 47 cases for 8 Felony, 35 Misdemeanors and 4 Municipal violations.  Officers stopped 32 vehicles, issued 42 citations and made 2 Traffic arrests.  They made 26 field interviews, 81 pedestrian contacts, and wrote 48 reports.  They conducted 46 Wanted Checks and made 5 Narcotics cases confiscating 4 Guns and Narcotics.                          

Since July of 2010, Officers investigated approximately 28,510 complaints, executed approximately 175 Search Warrants, made approximately 2,919 Felony cases, conducted approximately 13,256 Vehicle checks, issued approximately 2,070 Citations, made approximately 668 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 327 Guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Substances.

These notable arrests results are from July 13, 2014 thru July 26, 2014

Violent Offenders Warrant Unit and Fugitive Unit Arrested the Following Subjects on Warrants or Issued Summons.

Elmer Anweiler, 43, for Domestic Simple Assault and Resisting Arrest.

Eric Falkins, 29, for Attempted Second Degree Murder.

Fenton Smooth, 23, for Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and a Court Capias.  

Antonio Jones, 18, for a Traffic violation.

Eugene Eggerson, 46, for Possession of Crack Cocaine and a Court Capias.

Ulysses Thomas, 26, for Possession of Marijuana and Disturbing the Peace.

Terrance Crawford, 22, for Illegal Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

Lawrence Edwards, 21, for Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Illegal Possession of a Firearm and a Court Capias.

Kevin Matthews, 26, for Second Degree Murder.

Sammy Price, 44, for Aggravated Battery.

Donald Jackson, 38, for Aggravated Burglary.

Gerard Brooks, 35, for Simple Battery. 

Toran Duhon, 23, for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Illegal use of Weapons and Domestic Simple Battery.

Chelsea Settle, 22, for Simple Criminal Damage to Property.

Lauren Espat, 28, for Possession of Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.    

Tactical Platoons I and II Arrested or Issued Summons to the Following Subjects 

Jermaine Williams, 20, for Possession of Marijuana.

Jarold Jones, 24, for Possession of Marijuana.

Bourgess Lindsey, 22, for Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Fugitive Attachment, Probation Violation and Traffic.

Brandon Frank, 29, for 3 Fugitive Attachments and a Miscellaneous violation.      

Thaddeus Matthews, 36, for Possession of Marijuana. 

Project Safe Neighborhood Knock and Talk 

2014 Year-To-Date Totals: 336 Checks and 34 Arrests.

2013 Year-To-Date Totals: Checks: 221 Arrests: 42

2013 Year-to-Date Totals:  478 Checks and 62 Arrests.                                                                                                                       

Electronic Monitoring Unit

COMSTAT Week Totals: 65           Juveniles: 10  Adults: 55 

2014 Year to Date: 156

2013 Year to Date: 274

2013 Total Monitored: 391     

The New Orleans Police Department, under the leadership of Superintendent Ronal W. Serpas, is engaged in a complete transformation in its approach to ensuring that New Orleans is a safer place to live, work and visit.  

Any person who, after the commission of a felony, shall harbor, conceal, or aid the offender, knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he has committed the felony, and with the intent that he may avoid or escape from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment shall be charged with R.S. 14:25; Relative to Accessories After the Fact.  

An accessory after the fact may be tried and punished, notwithstanding the fact that the principal felon may not have been arrested, tried, convicted, or amenable to justice.   

Whoever becomes an accessory after the fact shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than five years, or both; provided that in no case shall his punishment be greater than one-half of the maximum provided by law for a principal offender.                                        


Officer Garry Flot   

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Last updated: 8/4/2014 2:49:32 PM

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