First District community members were introduced to their new district commander, Otha Sandifer at the community NONPACC meeting Tuesday night. Sandifer has been with the police department for 20 years, he’s moving to the first district from academy.
Due to a lack of quorum the Mid-City Security District will not meet Thursday at its regularly scheduled time, according to the organization’s website. There will, however, be one or two commissioners at the location to field any questions residents may have. For more information see the organizations website.
Jean-Paul Villere examines safety at Jazz Fest in his weekly column for Uptown Messenger.
A private excavation company plans to remove up to 20 submerged vehicles from Bayou St. John in the search for missing teacher Terrilynn Monette according to a report by our partners at WWLTV.
Alexander is charged with possessing an unregistered destructive device and wire fraud, according to the federal indictment released Thursday.
Alexander “attempted to destroy his truck with a flammable liquid bomb”, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s local office, and days later filed a claim “stating the truck had been stolen earlier”.
The security district overlaps both the first and third districts, split by Carrollton Avenue, of the New Orleans Police Department.
The Mid-City Security District will meet Thursday evening. MCSD commissioners have recently been discussing the development of a Virtual Neighborhood Watch, a network of surveillance cameras they would like to develop to enhance security in Mid-City.
State Representative Austin Badon tapped the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to aid in the search for Terrilynn Monette, the Jefferson Parish teacher who has been missing for more than a month, according to a report from our partners at WWLTV.
(Updated Wed. 11:08 a.m.)
Wednesday morning’s update via WWLTV: