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NOPD VOWS, U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Homicide Investigation

by Aaron E. Looney

June 11, 2021

Categories: On Duty

Topics: First District, Good Police Work, Homicide, Partnerships

NOPD VOWS, U.S. Marshals Arrest Suspect in Homicide Investigation

The NOPD's Violent Offender Warrant Squad and the U.S. Marshals today (June 11, 2021) arrested Bryan M. Andry (black male, DOB: 03-01-1974), who was wanted for second-degree murder in the homicide of Portia Pollack that occurred on June 8, 2021 in the 1500 block of North Dorgenois Street.

At about 7:30 a.m., NOPD officers responded to a call of a received a call of a carjacking involving an aggravated battery by cutting at the location. Officers arrived on scene and located a female victim who had sustained a stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office later positively identified the victim as Pollack.

Through investigation and with the assistance of survellance video, citizen information and a tip to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans, NOPD Homicide Unit detectives developed and positively identified Andry as the perpetrator in this incident and obtained a warrant for his arrest on a count of second-degree murder.

This morning, NOPD VOWS officers and the U.S. Marshals located Andry in the 2100 block of North Miro Street and arrested him without incident. Andry was booked accordingly into the Orleans Parish Justice Center.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Rayell Johnson at 504-658-5300.