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NOPD Arrests Suspect on Multiple Charges

by Aaron E. Looney

March 31, 2021

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Assault/Battery, First District, Good Police Work

NOPD Arrests Suspect on Multiple Charges

Members of the NOPD’s Violent Offenders Warrant Squad and First District detectives today arrested Calvin Blanks (pictured, male, DOB: 05-10-1990) on multiple charges.

At about 6:00 a.m., NOPD VOWS officers and First District detectives executed a search warrant at a residence in the 3900 block of Hollygrove Street. During the search, items confiscated included two handguns (one with an extended magazine), live ammunition rounds, more than $4,300 in cash, appx. 186 grams of heroin, a digital scale, a rifle scope and three cellphones.

Blanks, who had active arrest warrants, was located at the residence at the time of the warrant execution, was arrested without incident and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center. Charges include aggravated battery and aggravated assault (active arrest warrants), possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm while in possession of a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance (heroin).

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD First District detectives at 504-658-6010.