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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Homicide Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

June 2, 2023

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Good Police Work, Homicide, Second District

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD has arrested Lostin Lee (black male, DOB: 03-21-1989) in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on June 1, 2023, in the 3800 block of General Taylor Street.

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NOPD Investigating Homicide in Second District

NOPD Investigating Homicide in Second District

The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the Second District this evening (June 1, 2023).

NOPD Seeking Suspect in Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle

NOPD Seeking Suspect in Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle

The NOPD is asking for the public's assistance in locating a subject wanted in connection with the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in the Third District.

NOPD Searching for Person of Interest in Homicide Investigation

NOPD Searching for Person of Interest in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD is requesting assistance in locating a person of interest for questioning in the ongoing investigation of a homicide that occurred on April 14, 2023, in the 7000 block of Lawrence Road.

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NOPD to Conduct Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint

NOPD to Conduct Upcoming Sobriety Checkpoint

The NOPD’s Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Orleans Parish between the hours of 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2022. through 5 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2022.

NOPD to Give Away Gun Locks at District Stations

NOPD to Give Away Gun Locks at District Stations

Residents are advised to call their District station prior to arrival

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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Homicide Investigation

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD has arrested Lostin Lee (black male, DOB: 03-21-1989) in the investigation of a homicide that occurred on June 1, 2023, in the 3800 block of General Taylor Street.

NOPD Arrests Two in Gun and Drug Investigation

NOPD Arrests Two in Gun and Drug Investigation

The NOPD has arrested two suspects and recovered drugs and weapons in the Sixth District.

NOPD, SBPSO Arrests Armed Carjacking Suspects Minutes After Incident

NOPD, SBPSO Arrests Armed Carjacking Suspects Minutes After Incident

The NOPD arrested two suspects minutes after they allegedly carjacked a woman at gunpoint in the Sixth District this morning (May 24, 2023), while a third suspect was arrested a short later by Saint Bernard Parish Sheriff’s deputies.

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Clarification of Response Times Analysis

Clarification of Response Times Analysis

Data presented to the City Council's Criminal Justice Committee today conflate response times in true emergencies with response times for routine non-emergency service calls

Update on Investigation into NOPD Secondary Employment Details

Update on Investigation into NOPD Secondary Employment Details

The New Orleans Police Department’s Public Integrity Bureau continues to investigate allegations of misconduct regarding police secondary employment.

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NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for May 21-27, 2023

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for May 21-27, 2023

The following is a weekly report of citywide crime statistics compiled by the NOPD Analytics Unit for the period of May 21-27, 2023. Please note that these figures are preliminary and subject to further analysis and revision.

 

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for May 14-20, 2023

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for May 14-20, 2023

The following is a weekly report of citywide crime statistics compiled by the NOPD Analytics Unit for the period of May 14-20, 2023. Please note that these figures are preliminary and subject to further analysis and revision.

 

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for May 7-13, 2023

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for May 7-13, 2023

The following is a weekly report of citywide crime statistics compiled by the NOPD Analytics Unit for the period of May 7-13, 2023. Please note that these figures are preliminary and subject to further analysis and revision.

 

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