NOPD arrest James Kinard in the French Quarter carrying stolen gun from Jefferson Parish

This morning shortly after midnight in the French Quarter 21-year-old James Kinard was arrested near the intersection of Bienville and Royal Street.

Detectives Robert Fuller and Elliot Grey, were on plain clothes foot patrol when they observed Kinard on the sidewalk smoking what they believed to be marijuana. Once the detectives walked up, they smelled the aroma of marijuana emanating from Kinard’s hand rolled cigar. The detectives retrieved the cigar from Kinard after identifying themselves as police officers. After placing Kinard under arrest, he told the detectives he had a loaded .22 caliber pistol in his backpack. Detective Fuller recovered the pistol from the backpack without any incident.

During the course of the investigations, the detectives learned the pistol was reported stolen from Jefferson Parish in February 2012.

JAMES KINARD  was booked on 02/04/2015 at 08:23:55 with the following charges:

RS 14/69.1(B)(1) ILL POSS OF STOLEN FIREARMS 1ST OFFENSE

RS 14/95(E) ILLEGAL CARRYING WEAPON WITH CDS

RS 14/95 ILLEGAL CARRYING WEAPONS

RS 40/966/A05P POSS MARIJUANA

Bond to be set soon

Previous arrest for illegal possession of stolen auto in November of 2012 but the charge was refused.

No record in Jefferson Parish was found

Update 2/5/2015 he has been released

MAG#: 549386              D O C K E T   M A S T E R           Date: 02/05/2015

                                                              Time:   15:58:32

                       ORLEANS PARISH MAGISTRATE COURT

 

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    DEFENDANT(S):        CNTS CHARGE(S):

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    KINARD, JAMES L Jr.

                           1  RS 14  95                   BOND:       5,000.00

                              ILLEGAL CARRYING WEAPONS               

                           1  RS 40  966          A05P    BOND:       1,000.00

                              POSS MARIJUANA                         

                           1  RS 14  95(E)                BOND:           0.00

                              ILLEGAL CARRYING WEAPON WITH CDS       

                           1  RS 14  69.1(B)(1)           BOND:       5,000.00

                              ILL POSS OF STOLEN FIREARMS 1ST OFFENSE

 

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  DATE     PROCEEDINGS

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02/04/2015                                                          TAMBORELL*

           FIRST APPEARANCE HEARING IN MAGISTRATE COURT SECTION M4         

           BOND SET FOR $11,000.00                                         

           RESULT-RULE TO SHOW CAUSE FOR 4/05/2015 AT  3:00 PM             

           SCHEDULED -RULE TO SHOW CAUSE ON 4/05/2015 AT  3:00 PM, SECT M5 

           SCHEDULED -PROGRESS REPORT ON 3/04/2015 AT  3:00 PM, SECT M4    

           THE COURT APPOINTED OPD FOR THE DEFENDANT FOR FAPPH ONLY.       

           THE DEFENDANT WAS SERVED IN OPEN COURT FOR THEIR PRGRP HEARING. 

           THE COURT FOUND NO P.C FOR RS 14 95 (E)                         

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                              END OF DOCKET MASTER

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