Several cars burglarized during Krewe of Chewbacchus parade

Several cars burglarized during Krewe of Chewbacchus parade

Several cars broken into off St. Claude during Krewe of Chewbacchus parade

WDSU spoke to victims who were attending Carnival festivities that came back to busted windows



GOOD EVENING. WE START TONIGHT WITHRE BAKING NEWS REPORTS OF MULTIPLE CAR BREAK-INS OFF SAINT CLARITY OF THEIR SAINT ROCK MARKET TSHI ON THE SAME NIGHT OF THE CREW OF CHEWBACCA’S PARADE LOCATED NEARBY. THAT’S WHERE WE FIND WDSU’S HARRISON GOLDEN HE’S SPEAKING TO SOME PEOPLE WHO ARE VICTIMS OF MORE BREAK-INS THAT WE’VE THROUGHOUT THE CITY HARRISON. YELLOW SHERMAN. YOU JUST SAID IT’S WORTH NOTE HERE. THE CREW OF CHEWBACCA WAS SUPPOSED TO BE ROLLING DOWN HERE IN ST. CLAUDE MOV IEDTSOU RTE A LITTLE BIT FURTHER DOWN, BUT STILL A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT HERE AT THE SAME ROCK MARKET TONIGHT A LOT OF THEM NOW CLEANING UP FROM WH AT HAS HAPPENED. SO AROUND BETWEEN 8:39 O’CLOCK. THEY SAYHA TTAR C CARS HAVE BEEN BROKEN INTO PUNCHED GLASS AND WE ARE LOOKINGT A THE RESULTS OF PEOPLE JUST WAITING FOR POLICE TO ARRIVET A THIS POINT. WE’RE TOLD AT LEAST HALF A DOZEN VEHICLES IN THIS PARKING LOT ALONE. PERHAPS EVEN SOME ON THE NEUTRAL GROUND ORVE ON SAINT CLAUDE PEOPLE STILL SWEEPING UP THE BROKEN GLASS RIGHT NOW FROM THEIR VEHICLES. COSTING HUNDREDS THEY SAY THEY’VE BEEN TALKING WITH THEIR INSURANCE PROVIDERSHA TT A WHOLE NCBUH OF OTHER PEOPLE RIGHT NOW, AND THEY’RE JUST TRYING TO FIGURE OUT A LOT OF THIS WE’R’ TALKING RIGHT NOW WITH TWO OF THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE STILL TRY TO PICK UP THE PIECES AND TRY TO FIGURE OUT WHAT WHAT TO DO NEXT YEAR, OF COURSE STILL WAITING FOR POLICE. CORDELL FOSTER AND BRIAN FOSTER RIGHT NOW JOINING US BOTHO S WHAT HAPPENED? WHO WAS SITTING INHE T SAME ROCK HAVING A MILL, YOU KNOW HANGING OUT AND THEN WE COME OUT AND I THOUGHT. WAS JOKING HE WAS LIKE ALL THE CARS HAVE BEEN BROKEN INTO AND I WAS LIKE WHAT SO I CAME OUT AND SURE ENOUGH. IT WAS LIKE SEVERAL CALLS. KNOW PAT THE PASSENGER SHOWER WINDOW BUSTED YEAH, SAME THING WE FIRST THING I THOUGHT WAS HE. JOKI, ANGND THEN WE GET HERE AND I SEE OH, YEAH, THERE’S BROKEN GLASS EVERYWHERE. FIRST THING I DO IS CHECK MY CAR SEE WHAT’S GONE. AND IT WAS PRETTY CLEAR. THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WERE LOOKING FOR. I HAD ARE PSCRIPTIONN I THERE. HE DIDN’T TAKE LUCK. I’M VERY LUCKY. SO AGAIN SOME IN YOUR CASE, I’M TOLD. I COULD SENDON MEY. THEY TOOK ABOUT $40 OUT OF MY CAR DAN MONEY IS REPLACEABLE, BUT IT’S THE CAR WINDOW THAT’S GONNA BE SERIOUS THING TO HAVE TO REPLACE AND OF COURSE I CALLED MY INSURANCE. THEY’RE NOT GONNA BE AEBL TO COVER THAT AND CALL THE COPS. THEY HAVEN’T SHOWING UP YET AND THERE’S BEEN LIKE FOUR TO HAVE PASSED. STILL WAITING AND STILL WAITING ON FURTHER DETAILS FMRO THE MLP ON ALL OF THIS, OF COURSE NOT SEEING HIM ON SITE. BUT AGAIN, WE SHALL SEE WHAT THE NEXT FEW MINUTES NEXT FEW HOURS FORETELLS. SO I GUESS NOW NEXT CHAPTERS WAITING ON THE POLICE WAITINGN O A LOT OF OTHER THINGS WHAT NEXT? JUST I’M NOT EXACTLY SURE JUST IT’S IT’S SAD BECAUSE YOU KNOW, THERE’S THE CITY THAT I GREW UP IN. I’VE GENERALLY ALWAYS FTEL SAFE IN AND NOW I FEEL A LITTLE BIT VIOLATED, YOU KNOW, SOMEONE’S RIFLED THROUGH MY THINGS. WALKING LUCKY NOTHING GOT NOTHING GOT TAKEN AND NO ONE GOT HURT, BUT IT’S SCARY FOR SU.RE DIFFICULT TO THINK ABOUT IT’S DEFINITELY DAMPING MY SPIRITS. I MEAN, I’M REALLY NOT AN IMMORTAL SPIRIT BECAUSE IF I’M HERE AT SAINT ROBERT MARKET WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A RELATIVELY SAFE PLACE AND I COME OUT AND THIS HAPPENS. I DON’T FEEL SAFE IN THE CITY. SOMETHING HAS TO BE DONE. I’M REALLY TIRED OFHE T CRIME. I MEAN, IT’S BEEN LIKE MAJOR LATELY SOMETHING HAS TO BE DONE. CERTAINLY, AND WHAT WOULD YOUR SSMEAGE BE TO LEADERS IN CHARGE HERE? GIVE PEOPLE MONEY SO THAT THEY DON’T HAVE TO DO STUFF LIKE THIS. STNGRO AS WELL. WE’RE RIGHT OUTSIDE THE SAME ROCK MKEART AGAIN STILL WAITING ON FURTHER DETAILS FROM THE NOPD. BUT OF COURSE, WE’LL PROVIDE THEM AS WE LEARN THEM NOW. WE ARE LIVE OUTSIDE THE

Several cars broken into off St. Claude during Krewe of Chewbacchus parade

WDSU spoke to victims who were attending Carnival festivities that came back to busted windows

Several cars were burglarized as the Krewe of Chewbacchus Parade was underway Saturday night. WDSU received calls from residents who reported their vehicles were broken into as the festivities took place near the scene. Reporter Harrison Golden spoke to residents who say they parked their cars near the St. Roch Market building off St. Claude, walked to enjoy the parade, and came back to busted windows around 9 pm Saturday. Victims say they are frustrated about the rise in break-ins in New Orleans, especially during a Carnival event. “It’s sad,” says Brian Foster. “This is the city that I grew up in, I’ve generally always felt safe, and now I feel a little bit violated.” Another resident, Cornell Foster, commented on NOPD response time. “I called the cops, they haven’t shown up yet. And there’s been four (police cars) that have passed.” Stay with WDSU for updates on this story.

Several cars were burglarized as the Krewe of Chewbacchus Parade was underway Saturday night.

WDSU received calls from residents who reported their vehicles were broken into as the festivities took place near the scene. Reporter Harrison Golden spoke to residents who say they parked their cars near the St. Roch Market building off St. Claude, walked to enjoy the parade, and came back to busted windows around 9 pm Saturday.

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Victims say they are frustrated about the rise in break-ins in New Orleans, especially during a Carnival event. “It’s sad,” says Brian Foster. “This is the city that I grew up in, I’ve generally always felt safe, and now I feel a little bit violated.”

Another resident, Cornell Foster, commented on NOPD response time. “I called the cops, they haven’t shown up yet. And there’s been four (police cars) that have passed.”

Stay with WDSU for updates on this story.