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Stolen levee district police SUV recovered

Levee District police temporarily stopped traffic stops while the SUV was missing.

NEW ORLEANS — The stolen Orleans Levee District police vehicle has been recovered.

According to New Orleans police, the car was found on Sunday afternoon. 

Police say the car was stolen around 8 a.m. Saturday morning from the station on Franklin Avenue. Levee District police temporarily stopped traffic stops while the SUV was missing.

The New Orleans Police Department released a video showing the man who's accused of stealing the police SUV.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact NOPD at (504) 821-2222 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111, toll free 1-877-903-7867.

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