New Orleans Man Wanted for Alleged Armed Robbery by Carjacking Arrested by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

By Seraphina Frost
Published May 26, 2023

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New Orleans Man Wanted for Alleged Armed Robbery by Carjacking Arrested by St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana – A man from New Orleans wanted for alleged armed robbery by carjacking has been arrested by the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office.

On May 25, 2023, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office apprehended a male suspect wanted by the New Orleans Police Department for an alleged armed robbery by carjacking in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Diamonds Eugene Jr., 19, of the 7800 block of Wave Drive in New Orleans, Louisiana, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of aggravated assault on a peace officer, flight from an officer, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and marijuana possession, according to reports.

Deputies received information from NOPD at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, that a suspect involved in an armed robbery by carjacking in the 3800 block of Louisiana Avenue Parkway had entered St. Bernard Parish in a black Ford F-150 pickup truck.
Shortly later, Field Operations Bureau Patrol Division deputies discovered the vehicle near Plaza Drive and East St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette and attempted a traffic stop, according to the Sheriff.

Eugene, the driver of the Ford F-150, later refused to stop.

Eugene got out of the truck in the 2700 block of Lyndell Drive in Chalmette, Louisiana reportedly holding an assault-style rifle, and fled on foot. Special Investigations Division agents nearby swiftly caught him, and the firearm was recovered.

Eugene was taken to St. Bernard Parish Prison to be booked on the aforementioned charges.

Authorities are asking that anyone with information about this event or any other criminal behavior in St. Bernard Parish is asked to contact the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office at (504) 271-2501, the Criminal Investigations Bureau’s tip hotline at (504) 271-TIPS or 8477, or Crimestoppers GNO at (504) 822-1111. Authorities also indicated that callers to the CIB tip hotline or Crimestoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward from Crimestoppers.

An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.