Investigators seek man in double homicide
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who might have information about a recent double homicide in New Orleans East.
Investigators believe Gerald Arnold, 34, might have information regarding the deaths of Vincent Williams, 25, and Juan Rodgers, 33.
The two men were shot to death about 3:30 a.m. Aug. 9 on eastbound Interstate 10 near the Crowder Boulevard exit.
Arnold is not a suspect in the case, police said.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact homicide Detective Robert Bachelder at (504) 658-5300.
Woman shot multiple times in 7th Ward
A woman died Tuesday night after she was shot multiple times on a 7th Ward street, New Orleans police said.
The shooting was reported about 7 p.m. in the 2100 block of Law Street.
Employee helped plan robbery, sheriff says
An employee of a St. Bernard Parish pharmacy that two armed men tried to rob this week has been arrested for allegedly helping to plan the crime, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.
Quinita “Peaches” Harris, 30, an employee of the Walgreens at Judge Perez Drive and Paris Road in Chalmette, was booked Tuesday on counts of armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping.
Harris lives in Chalmette with Leonard Gibson, 43, one of the arrested suspects. Also arrested was Ben Amos, 27, of Gretna. A third man who allegedly drove a getaway vehicle and dropped off the other two is being sought.
Harris helped plan and orchestrate the robbery that happened about 4:30 a.m. Monday, Pohlmann said.