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Man Wanted for DNA Buccal Swab in Cutting Incident

by Ambria R. Washington

December 6, 2017

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Assault, Sixth District

Man Wanted for DNA Buccal Swab in Cutting Incident

The NOPD is seeking assistance in locating Derrick Keith Pickens (DOB: 12/22/77) for a DNA buccal swab regarding an aggravated battery by cutting investigation.

The incident occurred on March 1, 2017 in the 1200 block of South Saratoga Street. DNA collected from the scene matched Derrick Keith Pickens.  However, he is not wanted for incident but as a person of interest wanted for a buccal swab.

Anyone with any information on the location of Derrick Pickens should contact any Sixth District detective at 504-658-6060.Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.