Man found dead in Kenner home ID’d
A man found slain inside of a Kenner home on Thursday afternoon has been identified as 22-year-old Jarrell Thomas, police said.
An autopsy revealed that Thomas had been shot several times.
It appears that Thomas had been dead for several days before someone called police about a possible death inside of a home in the 2100 block of Indiana Avenue about 3:40 p.m., according to Kenner Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brian McGregor.
No other details were immediately available.
Anyone with information about Thomas’ death is asked to call Detective Adam Schouest at (504) 712-2304 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Man shot to death Friday in Algiers
A man was shot to death on Friday afternoon in Algiers, police said.
The shooting happened about 4:15 p.m. in the 3300 block of Garden Oaks Drive.
The victim, whose name and age were not immediately available, died on the scene.
Police did not immediately have any information on a suspect or motive, according to officer Frank Robertson, a Police Department spokesman.
Investigators, however, were looking for a white Nissan that sped away from the scene after the shooting, Robertson said.
A partial license plate number included N33, he said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
Alleged French Quarter serial burglar arrested
New Orleans police on Friday said they arrested a man who is allegedly responsible for a string of burglaries earlier this month in the French Quarter.
Don Williams, 30, was arrested Aug. 16 and booked with four counts of simple robbery, a count of armed robbery and a parole violation.
Police said he was responsible for five robberies during two days in the Quarter:
- Aug. 13 in the 1000 block of St. Philip Street.
- Aug. 14 in the 900 block of St. Louis Street.
- Aug. 14 in the 800 block of St. Peter Street.
- Aug. 14 in the 800 block of Orleans Avenue.
- Aug. 14 in the 1000 block of Barracks Street.
Williams was on parole for possession of cocaine and possession of a firearm, police said.
the New Orleans bureau