Unusual bicycle stolen from Quarter home
An antique-style bicycle was stolen last week from a French Quarter home.
Police said the “boneshaker” bicycle, a tall bicycle with one large wheel in the front that was common during the 19th century, was stolen Nov. 7 from a home in the 900 block of St. Ann Street.
The 47-year-old victim told police he locked up the bicycle before he left it. He said he returned home about 10:30 p.m. to find his home burglarized and the bicycle missing.
Masked men rob guard of gun, wallet, phones
Two armed men robbed a security guard of his gun, company radio, cellphones and wallet Wednesday night in Belle Chasse.
The robbery was reported about 9 p.m. in the 200 block of Bayou Road, just off Engineers Road, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office.
The victim told police that both robbers were black men about 6 feet tall with thin builds. They wore dark clothes with hoods and masks or scarves over their faces.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sidney Smith at (504) 564-2525 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Police seek man who stole scooter in Quarter
Police are searching for a man who stole a scooter Wednesday in the French Quarter.
The 24-year-old victim told police she parked her scooter in the 1000 block of St. Philip Street about 10 a.m. to go to a nearby art gallery. She returned about 12:15 p.m. to find it missing.
Surveillance footage showed a man pushing the scooter from the sidewalk.
The scooter is red and has Louisiana license plate VAA6971549.
Detective Ryan St. Martin is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at (504) 658-6080.
N.O. man gets 10 years in drug conspiracy
A New Orleans man will spend more than 10 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to sell heroin.
U.S. District Judge Jane Triche Milazzo on Thursday sentenced Corey Wilson, 37, to 124 months in prison.
He was charged with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin.
Wilson faces eight years of supervised release after his prison term ends.
Slidell man killed in single-vehicle accident
A Slidell man was killed early Thursday in a traffic accident, the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office said.
Kyle Gibbs, 34, died in the single-vehicle accident, which happened about 1 a.m. on the Interstate 10 service road between Gause and Lake Village boulevards, Coroner Charles Preston said.
Deputies found a 2002 Lexus IS300 overturned beside the roadway.
Gibbs was found dead next to the vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car during the crash.
The car had no other passengers.
Speed is believed to have been a factor, the Sheriff’s Office said.
N.O., Jeff authorities probe armed robberies
Authorities in Orleans and Jefferson parishes are investigating the following armed robberies or attempted armed robberies:
1:16 p.m. Wednesday at 1 Dreyfous Drive, New Orleans: A 29-year-old woman was walking to her car in City Park after a class when two men demanded her purse, then ran away.
9:43 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Farmington Place, Terrytown: A man was robbed. He was not injured, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
9:46 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of Faith Place, Terrytown: Someone tried to rob a man, who suffered minor injuries.
10:37 p.m. in the 2200 block of Manhattan Boulevard, Harvey: A man was robbed but not injured.
Woman stabbed on Poydras Street
A woman was stabbed Wednesday afternoon in the 1900 block of Poydras Street, close to South Claiborne Avenue, police said.
The incident happened about 4:15 p.m., according to an overnight crime log.
Police said the incident stemmed from a days-old argument.
During Wednesday’s incident, a woman pulled out a knife and swung it at the 39-year-old victim.
Fight outside bar ends with woman stabbed
A fight among several women at a Central City bar ended with one of them being stabbed.
Police said the 40-year-old victim got into an argument with the other women about 11 p.m. inside the bar at South Saratoga and Thalia streets.
The women went outside, where the argument became physical.
Police allege Ariel Jeanjacques, 29, was responsible for stabbing the victim from behind.
Jeanjacques remained jailed Thursday on a count of aggravated battery, according to Orleans Parish Prison records.