Gretna Crime

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  • Ernest Johnson, 43, was booked with aggravated arson...

    Tuesday Oct 16 | via NOLA.com 

    A West Bank man was badly burned when he tried to set fire to the Marrero home of his estranged wife's boyfriend but instead ended up setting himself ablaze, according to authorities. Ernest Johnson, 43, was arrested Thursday and booked with aggravated arson and violation of a protective order, said Capt.

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  • Gretna teacher accused of sexual comments, unsolicit...

    Wednesday Oct 10 | via NOLA.com 

    Thomas Jefferson High School teacher and baseball coach Kim Minor, 60, of New Orleans, was arrested and booked with prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and a student. on a misdemeanor count of prohibited sexual contact between an educator and a student involving a then-17-year-old girl who accused him of grabbing her buttocks in his classroom during the 2017-2018 school year.

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  • Man slid cell phone under door to watch teen undress...

    Thursday Oct 4 | via NOLA.com 

    Kenner police arrested a 49-year-old man accused of sliding a cell phone underneath a door to watch a teenaged girl undress, according to authorities. Marty Flores of Kenner was booked with video voyeurism and indecent behavior involving a juvenile, said Lt.

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  • Terrytown murder suspect back in Jefferson Parish

    Thursday Oct 4 | via NOLA.com 

    A fugitive wanted in the death of a man who was found strangled, smothered and bound in duct tape inside a vacant Terrytown store has been extradited back to Jefferson Parish. Saleh Abdel Omar, 40, of Gretna, was booked Wednesday into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna on one count of second-degree murder, according to jail records.

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  • 2nd woman accuses Westwego man of sexual assault

    Wednesday Oct 3 | via NOLA.com 

    After media reports circulated in September about a woman who bit the genitals of John Patton to escape an alleged sexual assault at his Westwego home, a second woman came forward to report a similar attempted rape, according to Kenner police. Like the first victim to contact authorities, the second woman met Patton, 54, through an online dating app, said Lt.

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  • Toya Jiles, 38, was arrested and booked with aggrava...

    Sep 14, 2018 | via NOLA.com 

    A New Orleans woman was arrested and booked with aggravated battery after authorities say she used a screwdriver to stab the woman dating her sister's former boyfriend. Toya Jiles, 38, surrendered herself at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna Monday on the outstanding warrant, said Glen T. Boyd, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office .

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  • Alfred Shepard is accused of raping a juvenile girl ...

    Sep 13, 2018 | via NOLA.com 

    Alfred Shepard was indicted by a Jefferson Parish grand jury on 24 counts including first-degree rape, sexual battery, child pornography possession and indecent behavior with a juvenile. handed up a 23-count indictment charging a River Ridge man with sexually abusing juveniles, including the cellphone-recorded molestation of at least two victims, authorities said.

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  • Man accidentally shot wife, himself during argument:...

    Sep 5, 2018 | via NOLA.com 

    A Waggaman man was arrested and booked with negligent injuring after he accidentally shot his wife and wounded himself in the process, according to authorities. Rodney Davis Sr., 46, was also booked with two counts of violating an order of protection barring him from contact with his wife, according to Lt.

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  • Kenner bridal shop owner accused of sexually assault...

    Sep 5, 2018 | via NOLA.com 

    Quirino Coehlo is accused of inappropriately touching a 19-year-old customer at his Kenner bridal shop, according to authorities. ( Kenner police arrested the 62-year-old owner of a Kenner bridal shop after a customer accused him of touching her breast and trying to kiss her during a visit to his store, according to authorities.

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  • Suspect in deadly CBD shooting is a Marine Corps res...

    Aug 20, 2018 | via The Advocate 

    The man accused of last week's deadly shooting in the Central Business District is a Marine Corps reservist based in Algiers who claims he killed the victim inadvertently during a botched drug deal, authorities said Monday. Quan Charles, a 19-year-old lance corporal, told investigators he accidentally pulled the trigger on the gun that was used in the slaying of May Francois in Francois' car the afternoon of Aug. 14, police wrote in court records.

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  • Suspect in deadly New Orleans CBD shooting last week...

    Aug 20, 2018 | via The Advocate 

    Quan Charles, 19, was booked early Sunday on one count of second-degree murder in the slaying of 34-year-old May Francois, jail records show. It was not immediately clear how investigators linked Charles to the killing or whether they have identified any other suspects.

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