NOPD arrests suspect in connection with seven armed robberies across New Orleans


NEW ORLEANS – On Friday, the NOPD announced an arrest in connection with seven armed robberies that occurred throughout New Orleans.

On February 8, 48-year-old Matthew Moore was arrested in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in the 1300 block of Marigny Street that night. Through further investigation, Moore was found to be the perpetrator of an earlier armed robbery that occurred about 20 minutes prior in the 1330 block of Governor Nicholls Street, in the First District.

Additionally, detectives have linked Moore to five other armed robbery incidents, including:

  • February 2, 2020 at about 11:51 p.m. in the 1300 block of Ursulines Avenue, in the First District
  • February 2, 2020 at about 4:45 a.m. in the 1700 block of Henriette Delile Street, in the Fifth Disrict
  • February 2, 2020 at about 3:29 a.m. in the 1000 block of Kerelec Street, in the Eighth District
  • January 27, 2020, at about 12:05 a.m. in the 900 block of Mandeville Street

Moore was booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center for armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a felon and discharging a firearm during a violent crime.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Fifth District detectives at 504-658-6050, or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.


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