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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Second District on Multiple Charges

by Aaron E. Looney

April 1, 2022

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Armed Robbery, Good Police Work, Second District, Sixth District

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Second District on Multiple Charges

On March 31, 2022, the NOPD arrested Tevis J. Stanton Jr. (pictured, black male, DOB: 04-16-2001) on multiple charges including armed robbery, attempted carjacking and drug and firearm charges.

On March 31, members of the NOPD’s Special Operations Division led a fugitive investigation in conjunction with Second District detectives in an ongoing armed robbery investigation. Officers were able to locate Stanton and arrested him in the 1500 block of Saint Philip Street. Stanton was wanted in connection with an armed robbery with a gun on March 22, 2022, in the 1200 block of Fern Street.

In taking Stanton into custody, officers found him to be in possession of a handgun and crack cocaine at the time of his arrest.

Additionally, Stanton was found to be wanted by Sixth District detectives in connection with an attempted armed carjacking incident on January 18 in the 700 block of Howard Avenue

Stanton was booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center on charges of armed robbery, armed robbery with a firearm, attempted armed robbery, attempted armed robbery with a firearm, illegal carrying of a weapon while in possession of a CDS and possession of crack cocaine.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Second District detectives at 504-658-6020.