Crime Alerts























Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The below pictured individual is a known and confirmed mental patient that lives near the City Park Campus and is a former student.  The individual, Derris Crayton, has been frequenting the campus as if he was still attending as a student.  On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, he was in a computer lab class when the instructor asked that he leave because he was not a student.  Mr. Crayton refused to leave and started hurling verbal threats and using profanity.  Campus police was called to escort the individual off campus, as he was being escorted off campus he became combative and threatened to come back and kill everyone including all the police officers.  He was arrested and transported by the New Orleans Police Department to the hospital for observattion.  His photograph is below, if he is observed do not approach him call campus police at 671-6111.

 DCCPD Alert DerrisCrayton 5-2-14.doc

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A student reported that he gave a ride to a classmate and on arrival at the location unknown subjects attempted to car jack him.  The victim fled the scene unharmed and nothing was taken.  The victim reported that his classmate fled with the perpetrators.  The classmate has been arrested for allegedly setting up the attempted robery. 

Students are cautioned about giving rides to anyone that they are not very familiar with and trust.

Wednesday August 28, 2012

On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, a known student reported to campus police that they believed a staff employee had video taped them without their knowlege and permission.  An investigation was conducted and the student's allegation was substaintiated.  A contract employee was arrested and booked with vidoe voyerism.

Wednesday, February 27, 2012

On Wednesday, 2-27-13, at approximately 8:50pm, it was reported to campus police that  a Delgado Community College student  was at the Burger King located on City Park Ave across from the college reporting an armed robbery.  The officer met with the victim, who stated she was putting her belongings in the back seat of her vehicle.  When a black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a black mask over his face approached her, placed a gun to her side and told her to drop her keys and purse.  She complied with his demands, the subject picked up the keys and purse, entered her vehicle and fled the scene. The subject fled down N. Anthony then unknown. The incident occurred at the intersection of N. Anthony and Conti Streets. The incident is being investigated by NOPD.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, a Delgado student reported that he was robbed at gun point. The victim stated he was approached by an unknown black male, approximately six foot tall, muscular build, wearing a dark colored hooded shirt. The victim reported that he had just exited his vehicle, a 2004 Toyota Highlander, parked in the 800 Block of Navarre St.   When the subject approached him and forced him to the ground, by placing a gun to the back of head.  The subject then took the victim wallet and keys to his vehicle. The subject entered the vehicle, and fled down Orleans Ave., making a right turn onto City Park Ave.   The NOPD is investigating.

Monday, November 28, 2011

At about 4:30pm, unknown subjects stole a 1980 Chevrolet Malibu from the parking lot near building 2 on the City Park Campus.  It is believed that the perpetrators were driving a late model, white, four door, heavy duty pick-up truck with duel rear wheels, possibly a GMC.  If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call campus police at 671-6112.

 Monday, August 22, 2011

At about 7:00pm, in the east hallway of Building One on the City Park Campus, two male subjects, who were later identified and arrested, snatched a laptop computer and cell phone from a known victim. The two thieves fled with the victim in pursuit. The thieves were assisted in their flight by a third suspect, who was waiting in a vehicle.  The getaway driver has not been arrested, as of this date August 24, 2011.  The victim was able to obtain the license plate number of the fleeing vehicle which assisted in the identification and subsequent arrest of the perpetrators.  At this time, none of the perpetrators were registered as students at Delgado Community College.


During the past week we have been alerted to  three thefts from sport utility vehicles.  The vehicles have all been Toyota SUVs, the thief(s) cut the catalytic converters from beneath the vehicles.  We are not sure where the thefts occurred since the vehicles can be driven some distance without some drivers noticing the engine knocking.  Apparently there is a market for these particular types of catalytic converters.  We've learned that the removal process is simple and very fast.






In the last week, we have had two students' laptop and book bag stolen when the items were left unattended.  Please do not leave valuable items unattended, there is a chance that they will not be there when you return.

On Monday, September 27, 2010, at about 3:55 p.m., a known female student reported being sexually assaulted in the ladies restroom located on first floor East side of building two. She alleges that a known male student acquaintance forced her into the restroom and sexually assaulted her. She reported the incident to the New Orleans Police when she got home. The N.O.P.D. arrested the alleged perpetrator on Tuesday, September 28, 2010. 

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The subject pictured in the photographs above is suspected of stealing books from a Delgado student on our City Park Campus and selling the books to the Chimes Bookstore located at 514 City Park Ave.  The theft occurred at about  9:30 am, on November 10,2009.  the suspect has been identified as Jeremy Wiley.  If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of Jeremy Wiley or, the theft please call 671-6112, you may remain anonymous.  Your assistance is paramount in protecting our campus and safeguarding property.

On Friday, August 28, 2009, 9:30 a.m., unknown perpetrator(s) broke the side passenger window of the victim's vehicle and removed the navigation device which was attached to the windshield. 

On, Monday, August 24, 2009, at about 2:45 p.m., unknown perpertrator(s) broke the side passenger window of the victim's vehicle and removed her navigation device which was attached to the windshield. 

  On Wednesday, August 19, 2009, an office was opened by campus police on request to have contractors perform work in the area.  The contractors completed their tasks but failed to secure the office doors.  At some point while the office was open, someone entered the office and removed the victim's wallet from her purse which was located on the floor next to her desk


On Tuesday, July 28, 2009, a desktop computer was stolen from Building One on the City Park Campus.  It was last seen by the secretary at the close of business on Monday, July 27, 2009, and discovered missing at 8:00 a.m., the next morning.  The computer wason a desk in a common, unsecured area that is moderately travelled during evening hours.  However, no witnesses were located.  Anyone having any information can contact us at 671-6112, or the anonymous tip line on our webpage.  Your assistance and cooperation is appreciated.

 On Thursday, May 21, 2009, at about 3:00 p.m., the individual in the below surveillance video is alleged to have stolen two textbooks from the West Bank bookstore.  Anyone with information regarding this incident, or the identity of the individual pictured in the surveillance video is asked to contact campus police at 628-8534 or 671-5467.



 On Friday, May 15, 2009, an office in building 10 was burglarized and a computer monitor was stolen.  The office occupant remembers locking the door at the close of business and returned to discover the theft.  Other portabler valuables in the office were not disturbed. 


 On Tuesday, May 5, 2009, it was reported that a computer valued at $1,164.23, was stolen from the Flex computer lab.  The computer was in the Flex lab located on the City Park Campus, Building One room 303W3.


On Monday, March 16, 2009, we experienced a simple burglary, and criminal damage to two vehicles on the City Park Campus to the same model automobile,  a Nissan Murano.  It is believed that the perpetrators were travelling in a Tahoe type body style SUV vehicle, and were seeking to steal the tail lights from a Murano.  We ask that you remain vigilant, and secure your vehicle properly, and store all valuables out of sight.   Call campus police at 671-6112 to report any suspicious activity.

 On Monday, September 29, 2008, at about 9:00 a.m., students in a classroom became engaged in a disturbance which resulted in disciplinary and criminal action being initiated against the students. 

It is important for all students to understand that disruptive behavior will not be tolerated and violations of the student code of conduct will be pursued whenever warranted.


On Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at about noon, a student was approached by an unknown male subject who asked to use his cell phone.  The student assumed that the unknown subject was also a student, so he loaned him the cell phone.  The unknown subject appeared to make a telephone call once completed he placed the cell phone in his pocket and ran away.

Students are advised to use good judgement when deciding to allow a stranger to use their cell phone.  This is the first time we have received this type of cell phone theft.  It is our experience that success will foster additional type incidents.  this can happen anywhere, so use common sense and be cautious.

We ask faculty, staff, and students to remain vigilant reporting any suspicious activity or persons to Delgado Campus Police by calling us at 504-671-6112 for non-emergencies, 504-671-6111 for emergencies, and 504-818-6254 after hours and weekends. Or, you can dial 911 for any emergency.


On Tuesday, July 8, 2008, a student reported that he had parked his vehicle on the City Park Campus at about 9:00a.m.  When he returned to his vehicle at about noon, he discovered that it had been burglarized.  The perpetrator(s) had gained entry by defeating his door lock with an unknown object.  The perpetrator(s) removed personal items and dismantled the car's dashboard to remove the CD/radio receiver.

We ask faculty, staff, and students to remain vigilant reporting any suspicious activity or persons to Delgado Campus Police by calling us at 504-671-6112 for non-emergencies, 504-671-6111 for emergencies, and 504-818-6254 after hours and weekends. Or, you can dial 911 for any emergency.


On Thursday, July 1, 2008, it was discovered that someone had stolen two ceiling mounted projectors from room 222E and 223E in building one.  We ask that faculty and staff to ensure high value assets are secured and to report any suspicious activity to campus police at 671-6112.

On Thursday, June 12, 2008, a student reported to campus police that he parked his blue, 2007Honda Accord bearing Louisiana license plate ROZ 833 in the parking lot near building 23 at about 8:00 a.m. He left the campus at about 12:50 p.m., with friends to eat lunch. During that time he reportedly lost his vehicle keys. When he returned to campus his vehicle was missing.

We would like to remind everyone that they should secure their vehicle, and not leave valuables or packages in a visible area of the vehicle.

We encourage faculty, staff, and students to remain vigilant reporting any suspicious activity or persons to Delgado Campus Police by calling us at 504-671-6112 for non-emergencies, 504-671-6111 for emergencies, and 504-818-6254 after hours and weekends. Or, you can dial 911 for any emergency.



On January 1, 2008, at about 4:00am, an unknown white male was successful in gaining entry into the Charity School of Nursing.  The perpetrator stole small inconsequential items and vandalized the receptionist office.  He exited the building minutes prior to the arrival of a campus police officer.  The investigation is active, and is being conducted jointly with the New Orleans Police Department.




Photo of the perpetrator (above). Click for larger photo.

If you recognizes the suspect please contact campus police at:

*You do not have to give your name or information.






On November 19, 2007, a student parked his vehicle in Zone 3 parking lot of the City Park Campus near the baseball field at about 9:55am, and went to class in Building 1.  When he returned at 12:45pm, he discovered his vehicle had been burglarized and his car stereo, speakers and amplifier was missing. His vehicle sustained damage to the dashboard and door lock.


On November 16, 2007, a student parked her vehicle in the Zone 4 parking of the City Park Campus lot near City Park Avenue at about 7:00pm and went to class in Building 1.  When she returned at about 9:05pm, she discovered her vehicle had been burglarized. The rear driver's side car window had been smashed and her car stereo had been removed.  Her vehicle sustained damage to the dashboard, window, mirror and steering column.




On June 18, 2007 at approximately 1120 hours, a student reported that her vehicle, a Grey 2006 Dodge Caravan was burglarized in the parking lot of the City Park campus.  Although nothing was taken from the vehicle, the driver�s side front door and ignition was moderately damaged.  It is obvious from the damage to the door lock and ignition that the perpetrator was using some type of tool.  We are asking that everyone be on the alert for any suspicious activity especially in our parking lots.  Please immediately report any suspicious activity to Campus Police at 671-6112 (non-emergency), 671-6111 (emergency).  










On March, 6, 2007, an employee left her purse on a desk in an unlocked office while she attended a meeting. The meeting lasted an hour, when she returned to her office she found her purse had been rifled and sixty dollars was missing.  Unfortunately, we live in a world that does not allow for such trusting behavior.   Therefore, it is imperative that we remind everyone to exercise due diligence by securing all valuables in their possession.  This is a very disturbing event because we would all like to believe we are secure in our homes and offices.  I can assure you that the police department will conduct a thorough investigation but these types of crimes are more easily prevented than solved.  We need everyone's assistance in preventing this type of crime, your vigilance and attention to security is not only appreciated but necessary for a safe and secure work environment.

On February 26, 2007, at about noon, an individual who appeared to be a student was observed by an alert staff member committing a theft from a colleague�s office.  The suspect and his accomplice was apprehended because of the vigilance and actions of a staff member.  The apprehension would not have occurred without the assistance of several employees who assisted in the course of events leading to the apprehension and arrest of the perpetrator.



Staff, students, and faculty are urged to remain vigilant of suspicious activity, reporting such occurrences immediately to campus police.





On February 9, 2007, three auto burglaries occurred in the immediate area with one occurring on the City Park campus.







We would like to remind Delgado Community College students, staff, and faculty that they should exercise caution and immediately report any suspicious activity to campus police.

Crime Prevention Tips

 Be alert. Stay aware of your surroundings and watch for danger.

  Walk with a friend, especially after dark.  Use lighted pathways on campus.

  Report all emergencies, crimes and suspicious persons on campus to the campus police.