NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is trying to solve a pair of crimes that targeted the same business. It’s the latest case to roll onthe Wheel of Justice.
The first crime happened a little after 9:00 in the morning on Sept. 2 at the Vertigo Vaporium in the 4900 block of Freret Street. Surveillance video shows a man enter the store and get into a brawl with a worker. Moments later the same security camera video shows the suspect leaving with a bag full of cigarettes.
According to the NOPD, the suspect left the scene on a red bicycle.
The second crime happened at the same business but two days later, a little before 4:00 in the morning on September 4. This crime involves a pair of suspects breaking into the business and leaving with a bag and a backpack full of items.
To see the latest Wheel of Justice report, including the surveillance footage of the two crimes, watch the video at the top of this page.
If you have information that could help the NOPD identify or locate the suspects, call the NOPD’s Second District at 504-658-6020.
Or you can call CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111. You don’t have to reveal your name or testify in court, and you could be eligible to earn a cash reward.
So far, more than 440 people have been booked after their cases rolled on the Wheel of Justice.