Auto Burglary with Arrest
Recorded on: Jan 14 2020 8:58AM
|On January 13, 2020, at 4 p.m., a UNO police officer witnessed a suspect attempting to open vehicles parked on campus by pulling on door handles. The officer confronted the suspect in the parking lot of Pontchartrain Hall and the suspect fled. Officers pursued the suspect and apprehended him in the vicinity of Ben Franklin High School.
Please remember to lock your vehicles and do not leave valuable items in plain view. If you see suspicious activity on campus, call the UNOPD at (504) 280-6666.
Auto Burglaries at Privateer Place
Recorded on: May 2 2019 2:57PM
|On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 2:00am, four suspects were observed in the Privateer Place parking lot smashing car windows and removing property from vehicles. As the suspects fled their vehicle struck a parked car disabling it. The suspects fled on foot. If you know anything about this crime or if you ever see any suspicious activity on campus, please call the UNO Police Department at (504) 280-6666. Please make sure to lock your vehicles at all times and keep your property out of sight. |
Auto Burglaries at Privateer Place
Recorded on: Apr 24 2019 8:26AM
|On Tuesday at 1:50 a.m., four suspects exited a black SUV in the parking lot outside of Privateer Place. The suspects, who had weapons, pulled on car doors and removed property from one vehicle. When a car alarm sounded on another vehicle, the suspects fled. If you know anything about this crime or if you ever see any suspicious activity on campus, please call the UNO Police Department at (504) 280-6666. Please make sure to lock your vehicles at all times and keep your property out of sight. |
Armed Robbery at Privateer Place Apartments
Recorded on: Oct 31 2018 4:35PM
|The UNO Police Department reports that this afternoon at approximately 1 p.m., an armed robbery took place at Privateer Place. The victim was forced at gunpoint from his apartment to his vehicle and was ordered by the suspects to withdraw cash from two different ATMs. After the suspect surrendered the cash to the suspects, he was forced to drive back to campus where the suspects exited the victim’s vehicle. The suspects ran to a car parked nearby and fled.
The suspects are a described as a black male with a slim build, approximately 5’11” and 160 lbs., and a dark complexion, wearing jeans and a hooded gray sweatshirt and a black female with a heavyset build, approximately 5’4”, wearing a gray zippered hooded sweatshirt. The vehicle is described as a black sedan, possibly a Chevrolet Impala, with a Mississippi license plate.
If you have any information that can assist with this investigation, please contact the UNO Police Department at (504) 280-6666 or 280-6371.
Recorded on: Feb 1 2018 8:45PM
|The UNO Police Department reports that tonight at approximately 6:40 p.m., a robbery took place at Privateer Place. The suspects, who were armed, forced their way into an apartment and committed the robbery. Police are still looking for the suspects. If you have any information that can assist in the investigation, please contact the UNOPD at (504) 280-6666 or 280-6371. |
Aggravated Battery by Shooting
Recorded on: Jan 22 2018 3:30PM
|Please be aware that the NOPD reported a shooting on Monday, January 22, 2018, at approximately 2:30 p.m. in the 6600 block of Franklin Ave., near the NET Charter School. One person was grazed. Police do not believe that there is any continued threat to the community as a result of the incident. |
Recorded on: Aug 24 2017 8:32AM
|At approximately 7 p.m. on 8/23/2017, a black BMW, with four occupants, was driving on the Service Drive alongside the Education Building. One of the suspects got out of the car and pointed a handgun at the victim. The victim ran off and the car left. If you have information that might be helpful to the investigation, please call UNOPD at 280-6666. The UNOPD also encourages anyone who sees anything suspicious on campus to call the same number. |
Recorded on: Mar 2 2017 10:22AM
|On March 1, 2017, UNO PD received a report of a sexual assault which was reported to have occurred on the UNO campus. The female victim, who is not a student, was driven to campus by an unknown black male and sexually assaulted. |
Aggravated Battery by use of Paint Ball Gun
Recorded on: Apr 17 2016 12:23PM
|On Friday, April 15, 2016, at approximately 11:00pm, 2 UNO students were crossing the Human Performance Center parking lot when they were approached by a dark gray early model 4 door vehicle occupied by 3 black males, early 20’s, all wearing hoodies. The rear passenger pointed a paint ball gun at the students and fired several shots. One of the UNO students was struck in the torso but was not injured. The other UNO student was not harmed. The vehicle then fled onto Leon C. Simon in a easterly direction. The UNO Police Department is asking the UNO community to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity and to report it immediately by calling (504)280-6666 or dial 911. |
Sexual Assault Reported at Privateer Place Apartments
Recorded on: Jan 26 2016 3:47PM
|On January 21, 2016, UNO PD received a report of a sexual assault which was reported to have occurred during the first week of December, 2015, at a Privateer Place apartment. The victim reported she was assaulted by an acquaintance, a UNO student.|
Aggravated Battery with Paint Ball Guns
Recorded on: Oct 31 2015 1:05PM
|On Friday, October 30, 2015, at approximately 9:30 pm, 2 students were crossing the street at Leon C. Simon and Milneburg Road when the occupants of an unknown type black vehicle fired numerous paint ball rounds striking both students; one student in the face and the other student in the legs. Both students were transported to a medical facility where they were treated and released. The UNO Police Department is asking the UNO community to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity and to report it immediately by calling (504)280-6666 or dial 911.|
Person Wanted by UNO Police for Violating Protective Order
Recorded on: Oct 28 2015 12:43PM
|Please be on the lookout for a man who is wanted by the UNO Police for violating a protective order by coming to campus to see his ex-girlfriend, who is a UNO student.
Wanted person, 48-year old Thomas Ginther Jr. is 5-foot-10, 140 lbs. with long grey hair and blue eyes. He drives a 1990s silver Volvo station wagon. Ginther is prohibited from being on UNO’s campus.
If you see him, please call the UNO Police Department at 280-6666. Members of a New Orleans Police Department Task Force are currently searching for Ginther.
The well-being of our students, faculty, staff and visitors is our top priority. We rely on all members of our campus community to help ensure the safety of the University. We appreciate your assistance.
Recorded on: May 7 2015 3:32PM
|REPORTED OFFENSE: On Sunday, May 3, 2015, just before 10:00 p.m., an aggravated burglary was reported at Privateer Place Apartments. Privateer Place Apartments are located at the back of the UNO Campus near the intersection of Founders Road and Levee Road.
SUSPECTS: Both of the two male suspects are known to the victim.
The victim, a UNO student, answered a knock on the door of his Privateer Place Apartment. The suspects, armed with handguns, entered the apartment and demanded property. The victim was subsequently found to be in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash.
The UNO Police Department booked one student with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. Another student was issued a summons for possession of drug paraphernalia.
The New Orleans Police Department is investigating with assistance from the UNO Police Department.
UNIVERSITY POLICE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO REMIND THE UNO COMMUNITY:
· Selling or using drugs on campus will not be tolerated
· Do not open your door to anyone you don’t know
· Report all suspicious behavior to the UNO Police Department
Armed Robbery at Privateer Place Apartments
Recorded on: Feb 5 2015 11:28AM
|On January 30, 2015, at approximately 10:15pm,the victim reported being approached by two unknown black males. Subject # 1 was described as 6'0" tall and stocky built. He was wearing a dark sweater with a red symbol on the front. He was clean shaven. Subject #2 was approximately 5'10" tall wearing slender build and armed with a silver 9mm, semi-automatic pistol. Subject #2 pointed the gun at the victim and demanded his valuables. The offense was interrupted when a university police car passed on patrol. The perpetrators fled with only a pair sunglasses belonging to the victim.|
Sexual Assault at Pontchartrain Hall
Recorded on: Feb 3 2015 2:56PM
|Known white female went to the dorm room of her ex-boyfriend. She was drunk, and he was sober. He overpowered her and sexually assaulted her.|
Recorded on: Feb 3 2015 2:54PM
Lakefront Arena Auto Burglaries
Recorded on: Jan 15 2015 3:15PM
|On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, between 3:00pm and 6:00pm, there were six (6) auto burglaries which occurred in the parking lot of the Lakefront Arena. In all six cases a vehicle window had been smashed and property taken from within the vehicles were in plain sight from the exterior of the vehicle. The UNO Police Department requests the UNO community’s assistance with preventing these auto burglaries from occurring by locking their property in the vehicle’s trunk area or in the vehicle’s interior out of sight. If you see any suspicious activity, please report this immediately to the UNO Police Department at (504) 280-6666 or by calling 911.|
Armed Robbery at Franklin and Leon C. Simon
Recorded on: Jul 7 2014 4:01PM
|An armed robbery occurred at a bus stop across the street from the UNO East Campus last Tuesday at approximately 10:00p.m. The case is being investigated by the New Orleans Police Department’s Third District.
Please take this opportunity to review the Campus Safety Tips listed on the University Police Department’s website at http://www.uno.edu/upd/campus_safety_tips.aspx.
As a reminder, if you need a police escort on campus or if you see any suspicious behavior on campus, please call the UNOPD at (504) 280-6666. The safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you have any non-emergency questions or issues, please call us at (504) 280-6371.
The University of New Orleans Police Department
Auto Burglaries at Lakefront Arena
Recorded on: Jan 22 2014 4:05PM
|During the last three months, there have been a reported 10 auto burglaries which have occurred in the parking lots of the Lakefront Arena. In all 10 incidents a vehicle window had been shattered in order to gain entry into the vehicle. There were various items of property taken in these burglaries but in the majority of these incidents, the property taken was visible from outside of the vehicle.
The UNO Police Department requests the UNO community’s assistance with preventing these auto burglaries from occurring by locking their property in the vehicle’s trunk area or in the vehicle’s interior out of sight. If you see any suspicious activity, please report this immediately to the UNO Police Department at (504) 280-6666 or by calling 911.
Auto Burglaries at Lakefront Arena
Recorded on: May 10 2013 4:47PM
|During the period of April 24 thru May 9, 2013, there have been 3 reported auto burglaries which have occurred at the Lakefront Arena parking lot. In all three incidents a vehicle window has been smashed and various items, which have been visible in plain sight, have been discovered missing from the interior of these vehicles. The UNO Police Department is encouraging the UNO community to help prevent these burglaries from occurring by locking all valuables in the vehicle's trunk area or in the vehicle's interior out of sight. If you see any suspicious activity, please report this immediately to the UNO Police Department at (504) 280-6666 or by calling 911.|
Armed Robbery 6301 Elysian Fields Avenue
Recorded on: May 8 2013 9:00AM
|On Sunday, April 28, 2013, at approximately 3:20am, two armed unknown masked subjects entered the daiquiri shop as employees were leaving after closing. They forced the employees back into the business and into the safe room where they forced the manager to open the safe. After taking the money the armed subjects fled.
Armed Robbery at Gas Station in 6300 blk. Elysian Fields Ave.
Recorded on: Jan 16 2013 10:53AM
|On January 15, 2013, at approximately 10:26 pm, an African-American male (5’9” tall, weighing 160 lbs, thin build, brown complexion, wearing a black hooded jacket, blue hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans, gloves, white tennis shoes, armed with a handgun) entered a gas station in the 6300 block of Elysian Fields Ave and demanded money from the clerk, to which he complied. The perpetrator then fled on foot.|
Armed Robbery 6300 Block of Elysian Fields Ave.
Recorded on: Jan 15 2013 9:37AM
|On Sunday, January 13, 2013, at approximately 3:00am, two African-American males (Both 5’9” tall, thin build, wearing a dark-colored hooded-sweatshirt and dark-colored clothing, armed with handguns) approached the employees of a daiquiri shop in the 6300 block of Elysian Fields Ave as they were leaving for the night and forced them back into the business. Once inside, the perpetrators forced one of the employees to open the safe and removed money before fleeing the location. NOPD is investigating the incident.|
Armed Robbery in Privateer Place Apartments
Recorded on: Dec 3 2012 12:49PM
|On Sunday, December 2, 2012, at approximately 4:30pm, the victim heard a knock at his front door. When the victim opened the door two unknown suspects forced their way into the apartment. One suspect was armed with a silver automatic hadndgun. The victim was forced into the bathroom while the suspects searched the victim's apartment. Several items belonging to the victim were placed in a bag and the suspects then fled from the apartment.
#1 - Black male, light skin, medium build, 5'10"-5'11", 150-170 lbs., wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black pants, with a black scarf covering mouth and nose and wearing gloves.
#2 - Black male, dark skin, medium build, 5'10"-6'1", 145-160 lbs., red hooded sweatshirt, red scarf covering mouth and nose, and wearing gloves.
Armed Robbery in 6300 blk. Elysian Fields Ave.
Recorded on: Aug 14 2012 12:43PM
|An armed robbery occurred on Monday, August 13, 2012, at approximately 11:15pm at the daiquiri shop in the 6300 blk. of Elysian Fields. The suspects are described as three African-American males 1. 6’4”, 230 lbs, medium build, wearing a brown shirt, armed with a shotgun; 2. 5’4”, 170 lbs, medium build, wearing black jeans, a gray sweatshirt, white mask, armed with a handgun; 3. No description given. The suspects entered the daiquiri shop and demanded money from the employees, to which they complied. The perpetrator(s) then fled the scene.|