A 25-year-old man shot his girlfriend in the abdomen in Marrero over the weekend, and deputies jailed him on a count of attempted murder, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Investigators learned of the attack in the 2700 block of Colony Court when the 33-year-old victim took a private ride to a local emergency room for treatment about 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Sheriff's Lt. Jason Rivarde said.
Deputies ended up booking the woman's boyfriend, Trey Von "Scooby" Stafford, on a count of attempted second-degree murder. He remained behind bars Monday and was due to appear at a bail hearing on Wednesday.
In other matters handled by local law enforcement authorities:
• New Orleans police on Sunday morning arrested Melveione Jones, 20, on allegations that she stabbed a 23-year-old man with whom she was arguing in the 8700 block of Apricot Street in Hollygrove. Paramedics took the man to a hospital for treatment following the attack at 6:05 a.m.
• A 59-year-old man tussled with a pair of other men who stole cash out of his pocket outside the French Quarter bar Razoo's in the 500 block of Bourbon Street about 11:50 a.m. Sunday, New Orleans police said. The robbers fled with the cash.
• About 1:15 p.m. Sunday, in the 5900 block of Eastover Drive in New Orleans East, it was reported to police that a 9-year-old boy had been raped by another underage boy.
• During an argument in the 4500 block of Rosemont Place in New Orleans East about 1:15 a.m. Monday, a 38-year-old man barged through a door, pinned a 37-year-old woman against the sofa, and took her cell phone out of her pocket, police said. The man then fled from the scene, police said.
• Federal prosecutors in New Orleans on Monday announced that they charged three local men and three Houston men on allegations that they worked together in a bid to deal heroin between Dec. 11 and Feb. 27.
Jan Carlos Mosquera Amari, 46; Alexander Muriel Diaz, 52; Luis Ramos Gravedeperalta, 60; Carlos Alberto Gonzalez Valencia, 36; Steven Duncan, 45; and Jose Antonio Valverde Chacon, 37, with one count of conspiring to distribute heroin, U.S. Attorney Duane Evans' office said.
Amari is from New Orleans, Gravedeperalta is from Kenner, and Duncan is from Metairie, according to Evans' office. The rest are from Houston.
If convicted as charged, the defendants would face at least 10 years in prison as well as a maximum fine of $10 million.
• New Orleans police on Monday arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of teaming up with a group of others riding bicycles with him to beat up a man and steal a cellphone from the victim in the 800 block of Barracks Street in the French Quarter on Jan. 26.
Police later managed to identify the teen who took the phone and arrested him at a school in the 2200 block of Dumaine Street in Treme. He was booked as a minor on a count of second-degree robbery.
• Terrell Scott, 31, was booked Monday on allegations that he and another man worked together to hit another man with fists and a wooden board during a disagreement about whether the victim sold a gun that the attackers wanted to sell on Feb. 11 in the 7th Ward. The attackers fled, but police managed to identify Scott as one of two suspects in the case and arrested him at a home in the 2000 block of Arts Street in St. Roch on Monday.
Police say another suspect, nicknamed "Butter," remains at large.