Car Hits Utility Pole Knocking Power Out to 2,700 in Harvey and Gretna Area on West Bank of Jefferson Parish Monday Evening, Entergy Says

A car stuck a utility pole around 6:30pm this evening knocking out power to 2,700 customers. According to a statement from an Entergy LA representative, there are approximately 70 customers currently without power in the Harvey and Gretna area. The outage was caused when a vehicle hit a pole in that area shortly after 6:30 […]

NOPD Investigates Seventh District Homicide

The NOPD is investigating a Seventh District homicide that claimed the life of an adult male. On May 3, 2019 around 1:03 a.m., Seventh District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting near the intersection of I-10 East and Bullard Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The […]

Suspects Sought in Eighth District ATM Burglary

The NOPD is seeking assistance from the public in identifying and locating the pictured subjects after their alleged involvement in a business burglary that occurred in the 300 block of Magazine Street. On April 24, 2019 at or around 4:41 a.m., two unknown white males reportedly entered the business and began drilling into the rear […]

Suspect Arrested for Drug, Firearm Charges in Algiers

The NOPD has arrested Kelvin Francis (DOB: 06-11-1957) on drug and firearm charges after being located in the 1200 block of Michael Street on April 29, 2019. Fourth District Task Force officers served a search warrant at a residence 1200 block of Michael Street. The warrant yielded approximately 400 grams of marijuana, 60 tramadol tablets […]