About "Most Wanted"

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Crimestoppers offers rewards on all felony crimes within the 9 parishes served. Our standard reward is up to $2,500 for information which leads to an arrest (up to $5,000 for arrest and indictment in homicides). On occasion depending on case specifics, such as multiple victims or a case involving a child, a reward may be increased by the Crimestoppers Board up to $5,000. Any mention of the Crimestoppers reward must be done through Crimestoppers, unless approved in writing by the organization. Crimestoppers has given permission to their partner law enforcement agencies to include our tagline on all media alerts sent out by law enforcement when reporting a felony incident. Our tagline reads:

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111 or 1 877-903-STOP. Callers do not have to give their name or testify to be eligible for the up to $2,500 reward or up to $5,000 in the incident of a homicide. Callers MUST contact Crimestoppers directly.

A reward will be paid once the investigating law enforcement agency supplies Crimestoppers written verification that a tip helped lead to the arrest of a suspect.  Rewards can be split on any given case depending on the information provided and law enforcement's disposition of all tips received. Rewards are paid out in cash using case specific Tip number maintaining the anonymity of the tipster. A tipster is never identified through out our process.

Individuals, corporations, etc. may make a case specific donation to increase a reward.

If you are interested in adding to a Crimestoppers reward, please contact the administrative office at (504) 837-8477.

Rewards

If you have witnessed or have information concerning this incident, you must call Crimestoppers DIRECTLY and SUBMIT AN ANONYMOUS TIP at (504) 822-1111to qualify for the reward. You will remain ANONYMOUS and do not have to testify in court to earn the CASH REWARD. Call Crimestoppers and you will be issued a TIP NUMBER, which is the only way we identify you. You must keep your number to check on the status and be eligible for the Reward. The reward is paid in cash.

Successes

CrimestoppersGNO is 34-year-old program, which utilizes a 24-hour a day anonymous tip hotline. Since its inception, Crimestoppers GNO has assisted in solving more than 16,300 felony crimes and paid out more than $2,201,000 in rewards.

Open Cases List

REWARD UP TO

$10,000

Homicide

John MacLellan

MOST WANTED

July 16, 2004

John MacLellan was robbed at gun point and shot six times on Friday, July 16th, 2004 near the intersection of Bellaire Dr. and West Harrison Ave. in New Orleans.


REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Derrick W. Howard Jr.

MOST WANTED

January 26, 2012

Derrick W. Howard Jr. was found shot to death on January 26, 2012 in a white Nissan pick-up truck in the 2600 block of D'Abadie St. in the 7th ward.


REWARD UP TO

$5,000

Homicide

Anjelique Vu & Luong Nguyen

MOST WANTED

August 11, 2007

Anjelique Vu and Luong Nguyen bodies were discovered at approximately 9:00 a.m. on August 11, 2007, at 4942 Savoie Ct. in New Orleans East.


REWARD UP TO

$2500

Dana Hicks

MOST WANTED

03/08/2013

Dana Hicks was fatally shot, multiple times while sitting in his minivan on March 8, 2013 around 8 p.m. The incident occurred in the 3600 block of Frenchman.


REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Samuel Bryant

MOST WANTED

07/18/2013

Samuel Bryant, was fatally shot on July 28, 2013, at approximately 3:43 a.m. The incident occurred in the 2200 block of St. Bernard Ave. Bryant was last seen leaving Seals Bar at 3:30 a.m. talking to an unknown, black male seen circled in the abov...
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REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Justin Mitchell

MOST WANTED

10/07/2013

Justin Mitchell was found fatally shot once in the back, on October 7, 2013, shortly after 7 p.m.  Mitchell’s murder occurred in the 4700 block of Stemway Drive in New Orleans East.  


REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Isaiah Johnston

MOST WANTED

06/18/2013

Isaiah Johnston, was involved in a fatal shooting in the 12100 block of North I-10      Service Road, which claimed his life. The incident occurred on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at approximately 9:20 p.m. in the parking lot o...
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REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Orlando Rickmon

MOST WANTED

04/23/2013

Orlando Rickmon, was fatally shot on the porch of a residence on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 shortly before 6 p.m. in the 4000 block of Baudin Street. The suspects were observed fleeing the scene in a Red Chrysler Minivan during the time of the incide...
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REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Dionte Jerell Lewis

MOST WANTED

8/22/2012
Dionte Jerell Lewis

Dionte Lewis, was fatally shot on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at approximately 5 p.m. in the 2800 block of Magnolia Street outside the Harmony Oaks Apartments. Witnesses observed a black, late model Acura fleeing the area at the time of the inciden...
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REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Tanyana Elliott

MOST WANTED

6/20/12
Homicide Victim: Tanyana Elliott

Tanyana Elliott’s decomposed body was discovered on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at the Wind Run Apartments in the 12100 block of North I-10 Service Road. Elliott’s body was found inside a pickup truck and she was last seen alive by her f...
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REWARD UP TO

$5000

Homicide

Chauncy Smith

MOST WANTED

04/29/2008
Homicide Victim: Chauncy Smith

On August 13, 2007, at 10:45PM, Chauncy Smith was shot and killed at the corner of St. Philip and North Villere Streets in Treme. Smith was one of two men killed after gunmen opened fire on a group of more than 25 people who were leaving an indoor...
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REWARD UP TO

$7500

Francisco Amaral

MOST WANTED

9/27/2010
Francisco Amaral

DOB 5/18/53
Mr. Amaral may be residing
in the San Francisco Bay Area,
California

$7,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of Mr. Francisco Amaral, the person named as the suspect for this homicide. Ryan Trosclair (35 years old) was last seen alive Thursday, July 22, 2010 in New Orleans.


REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

William "Skeet" McClure

MOST WANTED

December 18, 2011

William "Skeet" McClure was a victim of a shooting which occurred on Sunday, December 18, 2011 in the 1100 block of Cohen St. in Marrero.


REWARD UP TO

$2500

Homicide

Philip Chacko

MOST WANTED

On Sunday, August 30, 2009 at approximately 9:40 p.m. Philip Chacko was shot and killed at the Midtown Hotel in the 3900 block of Tulane Avenue.


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