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2 hrs ago | via NOLA.com
Gretna police arrested David Centanni, a private investigator from River Ridge, and booked him with illegally using a tracking device. Gretna police arrested a River Ridge private investigator accused of illegally installing a tracking device on the vehicle on a man he was following. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via NOLA.com
The robber who dashed into an Old Jefferson Subway sandwich shop Saturday night tried to hide his identity by donning a mask. But the thief couldn't disguise his distinctive shuffle, and employees quickly identified him as former employee Daniel Smith, 24, of Kenner, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reports said. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via NOLA.com
Mario Perez, the suspect accused of abducting a woman and taking her to a Mid-City apartment outfitted with a secret chamber , restraints and two-way mirrors, is being held in Jefferson Parish on an additional $250,000 bond. Perez, 56, appeared Tuesday morning before Magistrate Commissioner Paul Schneider in 24th Judicial District Court in Gretna who set the bond on an upgraded charge of second-degree kidnapping. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via NOLA.com
A Metairie babysitter is accused of twice burglarizing a client's Old Metairie home and selling stolen property to pay for heroin, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. and booked with two counts of burglary and one count of theft valued under $750, according to Col. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via NOLA.com
Archie Hulbert III, was arrested and booked with perjury. He is accused of making false statements to a grand jury empaneled to hear evidence in a June 21st triple shooting in Harvey that left two men dead. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 3 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
A status hearing takes place today for the Marrero man accused of shooting and killing another man inside a packed West Bank mall on Christmas Eve. Gary Francois, 26, who is accused of opening fire and killing James Vaughn, 24, at the Oakwood Mall in Gretna has pleaded not guilty. Comment?
Thursday Oct 29 | via NOLA.com
James Prince was booked Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Jefferson Parish on one count of aggravated rape and three counts of sexual battery stemming from allegations that he sexually abused three underage boys while coaching at least two of them in sports at Girard Playground in Metairie. Detectives rearrested Prince on Tuesday and booked him with sexual battery and four counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via NOLA.com
The Jefferson Parish coroner's office identified the 3-year-old boy at the center of a Gretna death investigation as Jamell Brown. A forensic investigation into the cause and manner of the toddler's death will take several weeks to complete, Coroner Gerry Cvitanovich said. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Gretna police have arrested a 34-year-old woman after her 3-year-old nephew died from brain injuries suffered while in her care. Multiple news outlets report Ardella Lorio told investigators that Jamell Brown fell to the ground and injured his head after she slammed an iron gate from which he was hanging. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Two women connected to the man who was shot to death a suburban New Orleans shopping mall on Christmas Eve are suing the suspect and the Gretna shopping mall. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that Bradricka Brown and Latoya Pierre filed a lawsuit Monday against the Oakwood Mall and Gary Francois, who is charged with killing 24-year-old James Vaughn inside the mall's Foot Locker store. Comment?
Oct 14, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Akando Ducksworth, of Metairie, was arrested and booked with aggravated second-degree battery after authorities say he attacked a man with a machete at a Metairie daiquiri shop. Authorities arrested a man accused of hacking a patron with a machete following an argument at a Metairie daiquiri shop. Comment?
Oct 13, 2015 | via NOLA.com
John Palmisano Jr., 78, of Harahan, was arrested and booked with two count of sexual battery and two counts of molestation of a juvenile. Harahan police arrested a 78-year-old man accused of molesting two minors. Comment?
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