Crime Alert

Date Type(s) of Crimes(s)  Time Location

11/17/2017 Armed Robbery  1 a.m. 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident:
Southern University at New Orleans Police is investigating a report of an armed robbery in SUNO’s housing. On Friday, November 17, 2017 at approximately 1:00am, a resident of SUNO Housing reported that he and a guest was robbed at gunpoint. The resident further stated that he opened the door and was pushed back by an unidentified black male armed with a pistol. The perpetrator the repeatedly demanded weed (marijuana) and money from the resident and his guest. The resident further stated that the unidentified male took his phone (a white and gray IPhone 5). The resident then stated that the perpetrator fled in an unknown direction.

The Police are currently gathering evidence and information in this incident.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact SUNO Police Department.

This information is being released in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses, including timely warnings of crimes that may represent a serious or ongoing threat to the safety of students or employees.

All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone’s responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or
504-884-1769.


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11/9/2017 Residence Burglary  Unknown 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident:
Southern University at New Orleans Police is investigating a report of a burglary in SUNO housing. On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at approximately 2:45 p.m., a resident of SUNO Housing reported that while he was away from his apartment, someone broke into his room and stole a game console. Entrance into the residence was possibly made through an unlocked front door.

The Police are currently gathering evidence and information in an effort to identify other persons involved in this incident.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974.

This information is being released in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses, including timely warnings of crimes that may represent a serious or ongoing threat to the safety of students or employees.

All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone’s responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.

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11/8/2017 Drugs  8:30 a.m. 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at approximately 12:17 a.m., the Southern University at New Orleans Police Department responded to a report of gunfire in housing. During that investigation, the Southern University at New Orleans Police Department arrested two male subjects for Drug Law and Weapons Law violations.

The two male subjects were not students of Southern University at New Orleans.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974.

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11/8/2017 Shooting  12:17 a.m. 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident:
Southern University at New Orleans Police is currently investigating a report of gunfire in SUNO’s housing. On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at approximately 12:17am, a resident of SUNO Housing reported hearing gunfire in housing. We have not found any injuries. In addition, preliminary investigation indicates the incident is isolated and there are not any imminent threats to the University.

The Police are currently gathering evidence and information in an effort to identify persons involved in this incident.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974.

All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone’s responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.

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11/3/2017 Sexual Assault at 11 p.m. 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: At approximately 11:00 p.m. on November 5, 2017, the Southern University at New Orleans Police Department investigated a report of Sexual Assault by student. The student stated that he was sexually assaulted in his residence room at SUNO Housing during the late night hours of Friday, November 5, 2017.

The suspect is a male student at Southern University at New Orleans and is known to the victim.

The survivor has requested that a criminal investigation not be pursued. The Southern University at New Orleans Police Department is respecting the survivor's request. University officials continue to follow-up regarding the incident.

This information is being released in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses, including timely warnings of crimes that may represent a serious or ongoing threat to the safety of students or employees.

The Southern University at New Orleans Police Department reminds all community members of the following information about sexual assault. Note that this information is general in nature and does not necessarily relate to any specific incident.

  • Survivors are never responsible for the offenders' behavior.
  • The most common type of sexual assault is not by a stranger but by someone the survivor knows, typically a date or acquaintance.
  • Alcohol and drugs are often used to create vulnerability to sexual assault. Studies of sexual assault incidents show a high correlation between acquaintance rape and drug/alcohol usage. Be alert to people pressuring you or others to use alcohol or other drugs.
  • Trust your instincts. If you feel uneasy or sense something is wrong, do what you can to get out of that situation or call for assistance.
  • Use and encourage others to have a companion or a safe means of getting home, i.e., a trusted friend, taxi, or Safe Ride if available.
  • Be active in supporting a safe and respectful community. If you see others engaging in disrespectful or inappropriate actions, speak up and get involved, or contact someone else to assist. If you engage in sexual activity, be sure you understand your partner's limits, and communicate your own limits clearly. Don't engage in sexual activities without affirmative consent from your partner.
  • If you have imminent concerns for the safety of others, call the police to ask for assistance.

All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone’s responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.

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5/6/2017 Residence Burglary at or about 1 a.m. 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident:Southern University at New Orleans Police is investigating a report of a burglary in SUNO Housing. On Saturday, May 6, 2017 at approximately 7:30 p.m., a resident of SUNO Housing reported that while he was away from his apartment, someone broke into his room and stole his video game console. The resident also reported damage to his bedroom door. There was not any other damage or signs of forced entry on any of the exterior doors and windows. The Police currently are gathering evidence and information in an effort to identify other persons involved in this incident. If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974. All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone’s responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.

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2/7/2017 Vechicle Burglary 10 p.m. 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: Southern University at New Orleans Police is investigating a report of a vehicle burglary in SUNO Housing. The incident occurred Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 at approximately 10 p.m. A resident of SUNO Housing reported that while his vehicle was parked in SUNO Housing, someone burglarized his vehicle and stole his firearm from inside the vehicle. The Police currently is gathering evidence and information in an effort to identify other persons involved in this incident. If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974. All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone's responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.


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1/18/17 Residence Burglary 7 p.m. 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: Southern University at New Orleans Police is investigating a report of a burglary in SUNO Housing. The incident occurred Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at or about 7 p.m. A resident of SUNO Housing reported that while at practice, someone went into his locker in the gym and stole his keys and his cell phone, which he left on top of his locker prior to practice. The resident further stated that he arrived at his apartment at about 10:45 p.m. and noticed that he was missing some items. The police currently are gathering evidence and information in an effort to identify other persons involved in this incident. If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974. All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone's responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.


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5/8/16 Residence Burglary – 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: On Sunday, May 8, 2016 at about 1:15 a.m., a resident of SUNO Housing reported that while in his bedroom, three males entered his apartment and stole six pairs of tennis shoes, money, a cell phone and a laptop before leaving. Campus Police has made one arrest and more arrests are imminent. Campus Police are gathering evidence and information in an effort to identify the persons involved in this incident. If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974. All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone's responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.

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4/22/16 Residence Burglary – 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: On Friday, April 22, 2016 at about 5 p.m., a resident of SUNO Housing reported to Campus Police that she left her apartment to attend class. The student further stated that when she returned to her apartment, she observed that her laptop was missing. Campus Police are gathering evidence and information in an effort to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident. If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Investigator Claudell Logan at 504-470-7974. All residents should make certain their doors and windows are secured. Remember that safety is everyone's responsibility and all suspicious activity should be reported to Campus Police at 504-286-5290 or 504-884-1769.

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3/30/16 Weapon Discharged – 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: On  Wednesday, March 30, 2016, a weapon was discharged in SUNO Housing at approximately 1 p.m., injuring a student. The student was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

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3/11/14 Burglary – 7000 Press Drive

Description of Incident: On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, an apartment in Student Housing was burglarized. The apartment was entered through the window. A television and DVD player were stolen. No suspects have been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

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9/12/13 Alleged Sexual Assault 11:50 p.m. 7000 Press Drive
Description of IncidentOn Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at about 11:50 pm, Southern University at New Orleans Campus Police responded to a call in residential housing located at 7000 Press Drive, New Orleans, La. 70126. The officers arrived at the apartment of the reporting person and interviewed a known female student and resident. As a result of the investigation, officers concluded that the student may have been the victim of a sexual assault by one or more individuals acquainted with the student. The officers notified the New Orleans Police Department who is handling the investigation. No suspects have been identified and the investigation is ongoing.
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9/26/09 Attempted car jacking 3:30 p.m. New York St. & Providence Pl.
Description of SuspectsTwo young African-American males dressed in black T-shirts and black pants. One is in his mid-teens and the other is in his late teens to early twenties, both slim builds.Description of IncidentThe victims were flagged down by two young African-American males asking for directions. After successfully getting victims to stop, the suspects showed the victims a hand gun and ordered them to get out of their vehicle. The victims never unlocked their doors and were able to speed away without being harmed.


One perpeptrator was aprehended by SUNO Police and subsequently charged with attempted carjacking.

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1/18/10 Aggravated battery & theft 11:00 p.m. 7000 Press Dr., Apt. 306
Description of SuspectTerneisha Sparks-Sanders, African-American female, 20 years oldDescription of IncidentOn Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at approximately 12:29 a.m., Officer Sabrina Bailey (badge #212) of the Southern University at New Orleans Police Department received a call from Robert Fezeka, community assistant on duty at the Student & Faculty Housing facility, concerning a possible signal Signal 34 (aggravated battery) between roommates. Officer Bailey contacted the University of New Orleans Police Department for assistance.


Upon arrival, reporting Officers Baily and John Landry (UNO PD) met and spoke with victim Gloria Chatman. After observing severe lacerations to both eyes, EMS and NOPD were immediately notified by the UNO PD dispatcher. The NOPD crime lab was later notified to take photographs. Chatman stated that she and her roommate, Terneisha Sanders, were having problems earlier in the week; but Chatman left for the weekend, thinking everything had calmed down.

According to Chatman, when she arrived to her apartment (#306) on Monday, January 18, 2010, she noticed that all the food she bought had been eaten and trash was all over the apartment. Chatman stated that she began to gather her food and other items that could not go into the refrigerator, and put them in her room.

Upon Sanders’ arrival at approximately 10:30 p.m., Sanders approached Chatman concerning the whereabouts of the forks. Chatman told her that she had given them to her (Chatman’s) mother. Sanders reacted by beating Chatman and stomping her in the face. Chatman sustained severe damage to her face and eyes.

NOPD Officers Q. Booker (#1230) and C. Dykes (#1633) arrived at approximately 12:55 a.m. along with Detective Daggs (#1334), who arrived shortly thereafter. EMS was notified at 12:45 a.m. EMS unit #3161 (item #2588) arrived at approximately 1:07 a.m., and departed at approximately 1:32 a.m. to transport Chatman to University Hospital for treatment. All officers departed the scene at approximately 1:56 a.m.

No witnesses could be found to verify the incident. No further information had been known at the time this report had been filed. Additional information will be submitted in a supplemental report.

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