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NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for April 28-May 4, 2024

by NOPD Public Affairs

May 6, 2024

Categories: Announcement, Transparency

Topics: Announcement, Transparency

NOPD Announces Preliminary Crime Statistics for April 28-May 4, 2024

The following is a weekly report of citywide crime statistics compiled by the NOPD Analytics Unit for the period of April 28-May 4, 2024. Please note that these statistical figures are preliminary and subject to further analysis and revision.

Notable arrests made

During the listed week, the NOPD also made the following notable arrest(s):

  • The NOPD has arrested Seth Anthony West (black male, DOB: 04-15-2002) in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on April 20, 2024, in the 8500 block of I-10 Service Road. West was arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center on one count each of hit-and-run driving involving death or serious bodily injury and of obstruction of justice. 

Gun arrests (arrests made under LA RS 14:95 and sub-items)

Year to date, the NOPD has made 235 arrests for illegal possession of a firearm. This is a 30-percent decrease compared to 338 arrests made during the same period in 2023.


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