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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 883 Complaints and 25 Narcotics Cases In One Week

July 19, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 883 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they executed 8 Search Warrants, investigated 43 Felony cases, conducted 348 Vehicle Checks and issued 201 citations.  They made 25 Narcotics cases, confiscated 12 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 201,392 complaints, executed approximately 920 Search Warrants, made approximately 5,624 Felony cases, conducted approximately 73,539 vehicle checks, issued approximately 37,066 citations, made approximately 5,274 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 1,337 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from July 07, 2013 thru July 13, 2013 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 257 complaints and 6 hot line complaints.  They made 66 cases for 14 Felony, 41 Misdemeanors and 11 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 51 reports, made 269 pedestrian contacts and had 30 field interviews.  They stopped 115 vehicles, issued 38 citations and made 6 traffic arrests.  They executed 1 Search Warrant and made 11 Narcotics cases confiscating 3 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                                                  

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 113 complaints and made 27 cases for 12 Felony, 6 Misdemeanors, 9 Municipal violations and issued 3 Summons.  They made 35 pedestrian contacts, made 20 field interviews and wrote 24 reports. They made 39 vehicle stops, issued 28 citations and made 6 traffic arrests.   They made 4 Wanted Checks, executed 3 Search Warrants and made 1 Narcotics case confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.                                          

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 76 complaints and 2 previous complaints and had 3 hot line complaints.  They made 4 cases for 1 Felony, 1 Misdemeanor, 2 Municipal violations and issued 2 Summons.  They made 32 pedestrian contacts, made 21 field interviews and wrote 2 reports. They made 43 vehicle stops, issued 51 citations and made 3 traffic arrests.   They made 2 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics and cash.                                        

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 81 complaints and 41 previous complaints.  They made 17 cases for 14 Misdemeanor, 3 Municipal violations and issued 4 Summons.  They made 38 pedestrian contacts, 9 field interviews and wrote 13 reports. They made 37 vehicle stops and issued 20 citations and made 4 traffic arrests.  They made 8 Wanted Checks, executed 1 Search Warrants and made 3 Narcotics cases confiscating 1 Gun and Narcotics.              

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 18 complaints and 5 hot line complaint. They made 9 cases for 7 Felony and 2 Misdemeanors.  They had 13 pedestrian checks and wrote 8 reports.  They stopped 7 vehicles, executed 1 Search Warrant and made 2 Narcotics cases confiscating 5 Guns, Narcotics and cash.           

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 108 complaints and 1 previous complaint.  They made 16 cases for 8 Felony, 5 Misdemeanors and 3 Municipal violations and issued 4 Summons.  They made 40 pedestrian contacts, 2 field interviews and wrote 10 reports.  The units stopped 31 vehicles issued 12 citations and made 3 traffic arrests. They executed 1 Search Warrant and made 2 Narcotics cases confiscating 2 Guns, Narcotics and cash.                           

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 138 complaints and 3 previous complaints.  They made 10 cases for 1 Felony, 7 Misdemeanors, 2 Municipal violations and had 2 Curfew violators.  They made 12 pedestrian contacts, 23 field interviews and wrote 12 reports.  The units stopped 71 vehicles, issued 47 citations and made 9 traffic arrests.  They made 1Wanted Check and conducted 1 Narcotics case confiscating Narcotics.   

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 92 complaints and made 7 cases for 2 Misdemeanor, 5 Municipal violations and issued 11 Summons.  They made 30 pedestrian contacts, 37 field interviews and wrote 3 reports.  They stopped 5 vehicles, sissued 5 citations and made 2 traffic arrests.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS then your crime information.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person(s) responsible. You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward.   Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to CRIMESTOPPERS at www.crimestoppersgno.org

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.  The police force, which currently employs dedicated men and women, is committed to transparency, accountability, collaboration and integrity.  To learn more about the NOPD and our services, visit   http://www.nola.gov/GOVERNMENT/NOPD/

 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.  

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Officer Garry Flot

 
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Last updated: 7/29/2013 5:43:30 PM

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