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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

NOPD’s Narcotics and Task Force Units Investigated 2,053 Complaints and 66 Narcotics Cases

October 11, 2013

The New Orleans Police Department’s Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated approximately 2,053 complaints.  As a result the NOPD’s Task Force Units, they executed 9 Search Warrants, investigated 54 Felony cases, conducted 729 Vehicle Checks and issued 458 citations.  They made 66 Narcotics cases, confiscated 4 Guns and numerous amounts of Crack, Marijuana, Crack Cocaine, Powder Cocaine, and Heroin. 

Since July of 2010 Officers have investigated approximately 215,278 complaints, executed approximately 1,023 Search Warrants, made approximately 6,078 Felony cases, conducted approximately 78,846 vehicle checks, issued approximately 39,957 citations, made approximately 5,712 Narcotics cases, confiscated approximately 1,400 guns and numerous amounts of Illegal Narcotics.

These results are from September 22, 2013 thru October 05, 2013 

First District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 367 complaints.  They made 70 cases for 10 Felony, 31 Misdemeanors and 29 Municipal violations.  The units wrote 40 reports, made 394 pedestrian contacts and had 47 field interviews.  They stopped 182 vehicles, issued 95 citations and made 7 traffic arrests.  They made 9 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics. 

Second District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 439 complaints, 9 previous complaints and had 6 hot line complaints.  They made 87 cases including1 juvenile for 18 Felony, 60 Misdemeanor, 9 Municipal violations, issued 22 Summons and had 1 Curfew violator.  They made 238 pedestrian contacts, 87 field interviews and wrote 92 reports. They made 208 vehicle stops, issued 182 citations and made 40 traffic arrests.   They made 6 Wanted Checks, executed 2 Search Warrants and made 11 Narcotics cases confiscating 1 Gun, Narcotics and cash.   

Third District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 119 complaints and 1 hot line complaint.  They made 9 cases including 1 juvenile for 8 Misdemeanors, 1 Municipal violation and had 2 Curfew violators and issued 20 Summons.  They made 36 pedestrian contacts, 18 field interviews and wrote 9 reports. They made 36 vehicle stops issued 16 citations and made 6 traffic arrests.   They made 5 Wanted Checks and made 3 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.

Fourth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 149 complaints and had 47 previous complaints.  They made 25 cases for 3 Felony, 22 Misdemeanors 12 Municipal violations and issued 7 Summons.  They had 104 pedestrian checks 1 field interview and wrote 20 reports.  They stopped 58 vehicles and issued 20 citations and made 12 traffic arrests.  They made 6 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.               

Fifth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 213 complaints, 8 previous complaints and 3 hot line complaints.  They made 55 cases for 5 Felony, 21 Misdemeanor and 29 Municipal violations and issued 10 Summons.   They made 89 pedestrian contacts, 76 field interviews and wrote 38 reports. They made 19 vehicle stops, issued 94 citations and made 13 traffic arrests.  They executed 6 Search Warrants and made 11 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.                

Sixth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 103 complaints and 6 previous complaints.  They made 19 cases for 5 Felony, 6 Misdemeanors and 8 Municipal violations and had 1 Curfew violator and issued 3 Summons.  They made 54 pedestrian contacts, 4 field interviews and wrote 13 reports.  The units stopped 25 vehicles, issued 5 citations and made 6 traffic arrests. They made 1 Wanted Check and made 4 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics.                               

Seventh District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 268 complaints, 6 previous complaints and had 2 hot line complaints.  They made 25 cases for 4 Felony, 11 Misdemeanors, and 10 Municipal violations and issued 25 Summons.  They made 94 pedestrian contacts, 50 field interviews and wrote 23 reports.  The units stopped 83 vehicles, issued 40 citations and made 9 traffic arrests.  They made 6 Wanted checks and made 6 Narcotics cases confiscating 1 Gun, Narcotics and cash.       

Eighth District Narcotics and Task Force Units investigated 395 complaints and 5 hot line complaints.  They made 73 cases for 9 Felony, 12 Misdemeanors, and 52 Municipal violations and issued 52 Summons.  They made 108 pedestrian contacts, 110 field interviews and wrote 25 reports.  They stopped 18 vehicles issued 6 citations and made 1 traffic arrests.  They made 53 Wanted Checks and made 17 Narcotics cases confiscating Narcotics. 

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: 10/15/2013 12:36:07 PM

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