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We received this info just now about road work in Orleans Parish this week.

Posted: February 19th, 2021 | Filed under: Safety, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

We received this info just now about road work in Orleans Parish this week.

Road or Lane Status
LA 46, Orleans Parish, H.013211.6
Friday, February 19, 2021 1:26 PM

Eastbound LA 46, from Poland Avenue to Egania Street – left lane closures from Monday, February 22, 2021 until Friday, February 26, 2021, from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM; while crews perform median work.

Westbound LA 46, from Egania Street to Poland Avenue – left lane closures from Monday, February 22, 2021 until Friday, February 26, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM; while crews perform median work.

Eastbound and Westbound LA 46, from the Franklin Avenue to Delery Street – alternating shoulder closures from Monday, February 22, 2021 until Friday, February 26, 2021 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM; while crews perform handicapped curb ramp work.

All work associated with these lane closures is weather permitting.

Safety Reminder:

DOTD appreciates your patience and reminds you to please drive with caution through the construction site and be on the lookout for work crews and their equipment.
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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests New Orleans woman

Posted: February 15th, 2021 | Filed under: Arrested, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests New Orleans woman
for fatally shooting father of her child

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Orleans woman for fatally shooting her boyfriend and the father of her child outside his place of employment this weekend, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

Alexis King, 20, of the 6100 block of Royal Street in New Orleans, was booked with second degree murder in the case.

On Sunday, Feb. 14, at approximately 7 p.m., Sheriff Pohmann said, deputies responded to a call about shots being fired in the parking lot near the entrance of a business in the 8100 block of West Judge Perez Drive in Chalmette.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a male victim lying on the ground in the parking lot of the business suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Through video surveillance, detectives with the Criminal Investigations Bureau were able to identify the victim as an employee of the business.

During the course of the investigation, detectives also were able to identify King as the shooter. Once in custody, King admitted her involvement in the incident.

Sheriff Pohlmann said no one else was injured in the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

Citizens who want to share information with detectives about this incident or any other criminal activity pertaining to St. Bernard Parish or any of its residents, can do so by calling the Sheriff’s Office at (504) 271-2501. They also can call the Criminal Investigations Bureau’s tip hotline, (504) 271-TIPS or 8477. Callers can leave a detailed message, and either choose to provide their contact information, or remain anonymous.

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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrest two New Orleans men

Posted: January 5th, 2021 | Filed under: Arrested, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , ,

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrest two New Orleans men
on various narcotics and weapons charges following traffic stop

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested two New Orleans men on various narcotics and weapons charges, and seized two stolen firearms following a traffic stop, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

John Edwards, 34, of the 12000 block of I-10 Service Road in New Orleans, was booked with possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession with the intent to distribute Ecstasy (MDMA), possession with the intent to distribute Suboxone, possession of marijuana, possession of Percocet, illegal possession of a stolen firearm, illegal carrying of a weapon while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving with a suspended license.

Byron Williams, 30, of the 1800 block of St. Andrews Street in New Orleans, was booked with possession with the intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute Ecstasy (MDMA), possession with the intent to distribute Suboxone, possession of marijuana, possession of Percocet, illegal possession of a stolen firearm, illegal carrying of a weapon while in possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Jan. 2, around 7:30 p.m., Sheriff Pohlmann said, a deputy with the Field Operations Bureau’s Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop for no license plate displayed on a silver 2007 Chevrolet Impala near the intersection of Paris Road and West Urquhart Street in Chalmette.

During the traffic stop, deputies detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the interior of the vehicle.

Following a search of the vehicle, deputies recovered marijuana, more than 330 grams of heroin with a street value of more than $30,000, 19 tablets of Ecstasy (MDMA) with a street value of $285, 28 packets of Suboxone with a street value of $560, 29 tablets of Percocet with a street value of $290, a digital scale, numerous clear plastic bags, and $755 in cash.

Deputies also recovered a .9mm handgun and a Diamondback Radical AR-15 firearm, both reported as stolen out of New Orleans.

A criminal history check was conducted on both Edwards and Williams, which revealed Edwards has several prior narcotics and weapons charges.

Edwards and Williams were both transported to St. Bernard Parish Prison to be booked on the above charges.
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