Teenager sought in Algiers shooting
New Orleans police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Calvin Favors, who is wanted in connection with a shooting Friday in the 700 block of Hendee Street in Algiers.
About 12:15 p.m., a 19-year-old man was walking on Hendee when someone behind him started shooting at him. As the victim ran, the shooter chased him until he reached a house on Opelousas Avenue, where the victim asked a resident to call the police. The victim then noticed he had been shot in the leg. The shooter fled.
During the course of their investigation, police said, detectives learned Favors was responsible for the shooting and issued a warrant for his arrest on a count of aggravated battery.
The victim was treated at a hospital and released.
Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact 4th District Detective Leonard Bendy at (504) 658-6040 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111
Three sought in home invasion, robbery
New Orleans police are looking for three men in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion that happened Thursday night in the Holy Cross neighborhood.
Around midnight, a 41-year-old woman was parking her vehicle outside her house in the 600 block of Reynes Street when she was approached by three men, police said. The men pulled guns and forced her inside the house.
Once inside, they tied up the woman and her 21-year-old male roommate with duct tape. Police said they then ransacked the house and stole two cellphones and $30 before fleeing in the woman’s vehicle.
The first robber was described as a 5-foot-8 black man with hazel eyes and a goatee. He weighs 220 pounds and was wearing a black hoodie, black jeans and black shoes.
The second man was described as a 25-year-old black man who is 6 feet tall and about 200 pounds. He was wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweatpants and white and gray gloves.
The third robber was described as a 25-year-old black man who is 5-foot-5 and 175 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie, black pants and white, blue and black shoes.
Once apprehended, all three will be booked on armed robbery, aggravated burglary, aggravated assault and theft of a motor vehicle, police said.
The victim’s vehicle is a maroon 2005 Buick Rendezvous SUV with Louisiana license plate OHB 977.
Fifth District Detective Thaddeus Williams is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-6050.
Pedestrian killed in St. John Parish
A man walking across La. 44 in St. John the Baptist Parish late Friday was hit by a car and died, State Police said.
Clinton Perrilloux, 33, of Reserve, was hit about 11 p.m. by a 2008 Chevrolet Impala driven by Chase Fergerson, 29, Trooper 1st Class Melissa Matey said in a news release.
Fergerson was heading west on La. 44 just west of La. 3179 when the accident happened. Perrilloux was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Neither speed nor impairment is considered a factor in the accident, Matey said. Fergerson submitted to a breath test and no detectable alcohol was found in his system. Toxicology tests on Perrilloux are pending.
Shooting reported on South Claiborne
A shooting was reported Uptown on Friday afternoon, police said.
A 20-year-old man was at Soniat Street and South Claiborne Avenue just after 2 p.m. when he got into an argument with someone. Shots were fired, and the victim suffered a gunshot wound, police said.
He was taken to Ochsner Hospital.
Man allegedly pulls knife on child
An aggravated battery was reported Friday night in the 7th Ward after a 29-year-old man got into a fight with his 45-year-old ex-boyfriend, according to New Orleans police.
The older man choked the younger man and put a knife to an 8-year-old boy in the 1700 block of North Tonti Street about 11 p.m., police said.
Three men sought in Feb. 2 assault
The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding three men wanted in connection with an aggravated assault and criminal damage to property.
Police are looking for 24-year-old Freddie Smooth, 26-year-old Milton Youngblood and an unnamed man in a crime that happened Feb. 2 in Gentilly Woods, according to Officer Garry Flot, a department spokesman.
A woman was in her driveway in the 4800 block of Louisa Drive about 11 p.m. when she heard several gunshots, Flot said.
She told police she saw Smooth in the passenger seat of a silver Nissan occupied by two other men. Smooth got out of the vehicle and yelled that he was going to hurt her boyfriend, then fired a shot at her car, police said. He then got back in the Nissan and drove away.
Third District Detectives are in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at (504) 658-6030.
Parking attendants robbed at gunpoint
Two parking attendants were robbed at gunpoint Friday night at a church in Central City, according to New Orleans police.
A 75-year-old man and a 56-year-old man were working as parking attendants for First Emanuel Baptist Church in the 1800 block of Carondelet Street about 9 p.m. when they were approached by two men.
The robbers demanded money, and the parking attendants complied, police said.
Youth arrested in two Algiers burglaries
The NOPD has arrested 18-year-old Lawrence Brown and booked him on two residential burglaries in Algiers.
About 2 p.m. Feb. 5, a 45-year-old man drove into his driveway in the 3600 block of Rue Michelle and observed a man walking from his backyard. The homeowner notified the police and gave them a description of the man. Responding officers apprehended Brown in the block.
During the course of the investigation, officers learned Brown was in possession of property stolen from a residence in the 100 block of Berkley Drive earlier rin the day. While on the scene, a witness identified Brown as the perpetrator of a residential burglary that occurred Jan. 29 in the 3700 block of Rue Mignon.
Detectives served a search warrant on Brown’s home in the 4900 block of Corsica Drive in New Orleans East and recovered several items that were possibly stolen during burglaries in both Algiers and New Orleans East, police said.
Brown was booked in connection with burglaries in the 3700 block of Rue Mignon and the 100 block of Berkley Drive.
Man sought in Frenchmen St. incident
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted for illegal discharge of a firearm Feb. 5 in the 500 block of Frenchmen Street.
About 10:45 p.m., the unknown man — previously denied entry into a club in that block — returned to the location on a bike. After standing in the street for a few minutes, he pulled out what appeared to be a sawed-off shotgun from underneath his clothing and fired it into the air. He then got back on the bike and fled toward Decatur Street.
The shooter was described as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s with a medium build, about 5-feet-11 and with a Jamaican accent. He was unshaven with heavy stubble and had short hair. He was wearing a black sports coat, black slacks and black shoes.
During their investigation, detectives learned he has a nickname of Lexie or Lexxy.
A video of the man can be viewed at http://youtu.be/OeRW6bzoN9o.
Anyone with information about the man is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.