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Criminal suspect identified

The crimes are four robberies committed Saturday April 5th:

    800 block of Short Street (Simple Robbery – No Weapon Used)
    8300 block of Zimple Street (Armed Robbery – Implied Weapon)
    Dante & Freret Street ((Simple Robbery – No Weapon Used)
    1200 block of Joseph Street (Armed Robbery)

The suspect was described as a black male in his early 20’s, 5’10” – 6’0”, thin build, dark complexion, short black hair, wearing an orange or reddish colored shirt and black pants. The suspect was driving a blue convertible car with a black top. The car may have been a Toyota Solaris.

Suspect has now been identified as Joshua Despenza.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Joshua Despenza, please contact Sgt. Shaun Ferguson at 658-6024 or 658-6020. You may also call Crimestoppers anonymously at 822-1111.

Remember to report any suspicious persons or activities you see in your neighborhood by calling 821-2222. In an emergency, call 911 immediately.

Major Kirk Bouyelas

Crime alerts

This from our 2nd District:

Email Blast
NOPD 2nd District
On March 30th at or about 12:50 pm, a black male entered the Walgreens located at 718 S. Carrollton Avenue. The suspect loitered inside the store near the office door. On several occasions, he asked the employees about leg/ankle braces. When the manager and another employee entered the locked office door, the suspect followed them in. Once inside, the suspect removed a handgun from his waistband and robbed the store manager. The suspect is described as a 28-33 year old black male, 5’5”, heavy/stocky build, dark complexion, gold teeth, thick beard, wearing dark clothing. According to the store manager, the suspect stuttered when he spoke.
If you have any further information on this case, please contact Sgt. Shaun Ferguson or Det. Jerry Baldwin at 658-6024 or 658-6020. You may also call Crimestoppers anonymously at 822-1111.

Email Blast
NOPD 2nd District
On March 29th at or about 8:50 am, a black male suspect walked into the Shell Station located in the 3100 block of S. Carrollton Avenue. The suspect approached the cashier and handed her a handwritten note, written on a napkin. The note threatened the cashier with bodily harm and demanded money from the cash register. The cashier complied and handed over an undetermined amount of money. The suspect then fled the store on foot. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20’s or early 30’s, thin build, dark complexion, unshaven, wearing a blue jump-suit with a blue knit hat. This robbery may be related to the March 14th robbery in the 1400 block of S. Carrollton Avenue.
If you have any further information on this case, please contact Sgt. Shaun Ferguson or Det. Jerry Baldwin at 658-6024 or 658-6020. You may also call Crimestoppers anonymously at 822-1111

The “Hot Sheet”

We have a new version of the 2nd District Hot Sheet. You may open a copy using the link below or via the Hot Sheet page on the right hand column of this site.

The Hot Sheet may be used to report various kinds of troubling activity in the area, including:

    drug dealing
    abandoned houses
    loitering
    abandoned cars
    street lights that don’t work
    and other complaints

It also has important phone numbers. Although the form asks for your personal information (name, address) you may elect to submit it anonymously if you wish.

Hot-Sheet
Click the link for a copy of the Hot Sheet that you may print out. Press the “back” button to return here.

February crime maps

The latest map from the city website for the entire 2nd District:

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And a closer view of our area (a 1-mile radius around Cambronne and Jeanette, where the little house image is shown):

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Incident in 7800 block Jeanette

Email Blast
NOPD 2nd District
On February 25th at or about 12:01 am, the victim was inside his residence in the 7800 block of Jeanette Street. He heard a loud noise and went to investigate. As he approached the rear door of the residence, he observed a black male taking a purse that was near the back door. Upon seeing the victim, the suspect ran out of the house. The suspect fled the area on a bicycle. Responding officers located a cement brick that was used to smash the glass on the rear door and gain entry to the residence. The suspect is described as a 30 year old black male, 5’6”, 150 lbs., dark complexion, mustache and beard, wearing dark pants, a dark shirt and a red cap.


If you have any further information on this case, please contact Sgt. Rick Pari or Det. Heather Gore at 658-6022 or 658-6020. You may also call Crimestoppers anonymously at 822-1111.

Remember to report any suspicious persons or activities you see in your neighborhood by calling 821-2222. In an emergency, call 911 immediately.

Major Kirk Bouyelas
Second District Commander
New Orleans Police Department

2nd district crime in January

2nd district crime in January

Originally uploaded by nola-shiva.

Here’s the map from the city website. Enter your own address, or any other, and see what’s been happening within one mile.  Click here.

Wanted: Marvin Brown

Marvin BrownEmail Blast

NOPD 2nd District

 

On January 24th your 2nd District Officers developed Marvin Brown (BM, 3/18/72), as a suspect in a car burglary from the Carrollton area of the district. Brown was connected with the burglary through pawn records. He is currently wanted for that offense. Detectives are investigating Brown’s involvement in additional car burglary offenses in the district. Attached is a Wanted Poster for distribution.

 

If you have any information on Marvin Brown’s whereabouts, please contact Sgt. Rick Pari or Det. Jeff Thompson at 658-6022 or 658-6020.  You may also callCrimestoppers anonymously at 822-1111.

 

Remember to report any suspicious persons or activities you see in your neighborhood by calling 821-2222. In an emergency, call 911 immediately

 

Major Kirk Bouyelas

Second District Commander

New Orleans Police Department

 

Crime report for Dec 15-16

Email BlastNOPD 2nd District

Over the weekend (December 15th and December 16th), there were several robberies that were believed to be committed by the same perpetrator. The lone perpetrator was armed with a dark colored handgun. The suspect is described as a black male in his 30’s, approx. 5’9”, 160 pounds, with two large moles on his face, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

The robbery locations are as follows:

Saturday @ 4:15am – 2400 block of Calhoun Street

Sunday @ 245am – 1200 block of Dante Street

Sunday @ 2:50am – 1100 block of Dante Street

Sunday @ 3:15am – Audubon and Zimple Street

Sunday @ 6pm – 5300 block of Perrier Street

Sunday @ 6:15pm – 1800 block of Milan Street

If you have any information on these cases, please contact Sgt. Chris Cambiotti or Det. Jerry Baldwin at 658-6022 or 658-6020. You may also call Crimestoppers anonymously at 822-1111.

Remember to report any suspicious persons or activities you see in your neighborhood by calling 821-2222. In an emergency, call 911 immediately.

Captain Kirk BouyelasSecond District CommanderNew Orleans Police DepartmentIn addition many of us have had things stolen from our porches in recent days, such as poinsettas.

Click on pic for a better view

Wanted

Arrest made on Cambronne

Subject: 2nd District Email Blast
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 13:21:22 -0500
From: kmbouyelas@cityofno.com

Email Blast
NOPD 2nd District

Based on Hot Sheet information, Second District detectives began an investigation on drugs being sold from 1715 Cambronne Street. Based on their investigation, detectives were able to obtain a search warrant for the location. On November 1st at or about 9:45 am, officers executed the search warrant and located marijuana, crack cocaine and a small amount of heroin. The drugs were individually packaged. Also located was a Jennings 9mm handgun, a digital scale and money. Officers arrested Brandon Lavallais (BM, 5/6/88); Charles Lavallais (BM, 7/27/86) and a 15 year old juvenile.

Remember to report any suspicious persons or activities you see in your neighborhood by calling 821-2222. In an emergency, call 911 immediately.

Captain Kirk Bouyelas
Second District Commander
New Orleans Police Department