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Orleans Parish

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  • $134,000 Fraudulent Insurance Claim Leads to Arrest

    $134,000 Fraudulent Insurance Claim Leads to Arrest
    Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations Insurance Fraud / Auto Theft Unit was contacted by Travelers Insurance in reference to a possible fraudulent insurance claim totaling $134,000. The investigation revealed that Judith Hubbard (W/F, age 46)...
  • District Attorney's Office Obtains Conviction In Decade Old Homicide

    District Attorney's Office Obtains Conviction In Decade Old Homicide
    The Orleans Parish District Attorney's office obtained the conviction of Rudy Francis, 56, late Thursday night. Following a three-day trial, the jury found the defendant guilty of manslaughter for killing Larry Lawrence in 2000. The verdict ends one of...
  • Judge Rules No Rights Violation In Katrina Bridge Blockade

    Judge Rules No Rights Violation In Katrina Bridge Blockade
    A judge has ruled in favor of the police in the last of four federal lawsuits alleging law enforcement officials in Jefferson Parish violated some people's constitutional rights by blocking them from crossing a bridge in the aftermath of Hurricane...
  • New Orleans Sex Offender Identified As Kenner's Robbery Police Impersonator

    New Orleans Sex Offender Identified As Kenner's Robbery Police Impersonator
    The Kenner Police Department has identified a man arrested Sunday in New Orleans as the person responsible for three robberies involving a man stopping victims claiming to be a police officer within the City of Kenner, and then robbing them. On Monday,...
  • Group To Study Orleans Parish Prison Size

    Group To Study Orleans Parish Prison Size
    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has signed an executive order establishing a committee that will advise him on possible plans for a new prison complex in the city. The new "Criminal Justice Working Group" is to examine information on the size and...
  • Local Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison

    Local Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison
    DANQUELL MILLER, a/k/a "Queezy", age 28, also a resident of New Orleans, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt to serve twenty (25) years (300 months) in federal prison, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten....
  • Convicted Felon Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Federal Gun Violation

    Convicted Felon Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Federal Gun Violation
    STEVE MATTHEWS, age 43, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced today in federal court by U. S. District Judge Helen G. Berrigan to five (5) years (60 months) imprisonment, for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, announced U....
  • New Orleans Resident Arrested on Accessory to Aggravated Escape of Three Prison Escapees

    New Orleans Resident Arrested on Accessory to Aggravated Escape of Three Prison Escapees
    On September 28, 2010, detectives from the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested Michael Nash (B/M, age 63) of New Orleans. He was booked into the Orleans Parish Prison for one count of Accessory After the Fact to the crime of...
  • Police Say Mom Shot Daughter's Boyfriend

    Police Say Mom Shot Daughter's Boyfriend
    An Algiers woman was arrested after police say she shot a teenage boy she caught in her daughter's bedroom. The Times-Picayune reported on Tuesday that Letischa Collins, 35, was booked with aggravated battery after she shot the 16-year-old boy in the...
  • Darensburg Appointed New Orleans Juvenile Court Judge

    Darensburg Appointed New Orleans Juvenile Court Judge
    Attorney Ranord J. Darensburg has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore to the Juvenile Court for the Parish of Orleans according to Justice Bernette Johnson. Darensburg fills the vacancy created by the resignation...
  • New Orleans Man's Death Classified A Homicide

    New Orleans Man's Death Classified A Homicide
    On Friday, January 22, 2010, a New Orleans man, identified as Kenneth Hyde, 54, and the perpetrator Julian Humbles, 39, also of New Orleans were involved in a verbal argument inside a vehicle as they traveled along interstate 10 from LaPlace enroute to...