FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOPD ARRESTS 28 INDIVIDUALS FOR NUISANCE VIOLATIONS IN FRENCH QUARTER
NOPD 8th District, French Quarter Task Force and LASPCA partner to address complaints
NEW ORLEANS, LA–A coordinated effort to address recent nuisance violation complaints from business owners, residents and visitors in the French Quarter area led to the arrest of dozens of individuals on Friday evening. NOPD 8th District officers, along with off-duty NOPD officers working the French Quarter Task Force security detail and the LASPCA conducted targeted enforcement along Decatur, Royal, St. Louis and Frenchmen Streets for individuals involved in aggressive solicitation, illegal vending and obstruction of public right-of-ways. A total of 28 individuals were arrested during this effort. No animals were confiscated.