NOPD: Officers arrest man on Bourbon Street after spotting concealed handgun

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Curtis Emilien

NEW ORLEANS – Officers on patrol on Bourbon Street arrested a man illegally carrying a concealed weapon after spotting the outline of the gun as they walked past.

The officers, who were on foot patrol at the time, stopped 22-year-old Curtis Emilien when they spotted the suspicious bulge, and their suspicions were proven correct when they discovered a loaded handgun concealed in Emilien’s clothes.

Emilien also had five baggies of marijuana and $1,309 in cash in his pockets when he was arrested at 11:40 p.m. on March 20, according to the NOPD.

He was arrested and booked for illegal possession of a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana.

Anyone with any additional information on the incident should contact any Eighth District detective at (504) 658-6080.

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