08 September, 2021

NOLA police chief:'numerous' arrests for looting in wake of Ida

Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman told local media outlets last week that 40 people had been arrested for looting in the city

Police officers have made “numerous” arrests connected to looting in New Orleans as the city continues relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida, officials said Monday.

Police Chief Shaun Ferguson spoke briefly about reports of looting during a public safety update alongside city leaders and officials during a news conference.

“We continue to make numerous looting arrests throughout the weekend and will continue to do so,” he said, without disclosing how many arrests have been made.

The police department is working with the National Guard and other agencies to deter and respond to reports of looting as parts of the city are still without power and essential services…

 

Source: New Orleans police chief says ‘numerous’ arrests made over weekend for looting in wake of Hurricane Ida | Fox News