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NOPD Arrests Suspect in Multiple Burglaries

by Karen A Boudrie

June 8, 2023

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Burglary/Theft, Sixth District

NOPD Arrests Suspect in Multiple Burglaries

NOPD officers have arrested Ellis Bridges (Black male, DOB: 07-07-1966) in connection with three burglaries in the Sixth District.

Bridges was wanted for burglaries in the 1000 block of Poydras Street, 1500 block of St. Mary Street and the 1000 block of Louisiana Avenue.

He was taken into custody on June 7, 2023 after attempting to flee from officers.

Bridges was booked with burglary of an inhabited dwelling, attempted burglary of an inhabited dwelling, simple burglary and resisting an officer.

Anyone with information about these incidents or additional incidents involving this suspect is urged to contact Sixth District detectives at (504) 658-6060 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

All persons are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty.


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