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Even with stiffer penalties and soon, new safety measures, cab drivers who watched crime lab crews comb their co-worker’s cab don’t feel good about the future. John the Baptist Parish deputy is being held without bond. Harahan Police arrested year-old Eddie Polite early Sunday after spotting him driving the wrong way down a one-way street with no headlights. Shooting scene on Downman Road. He was arrested earlier on a burglary charge. Ali Husnain and family.

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For more information on the account you can contact the Pakistan Community Association at NOPD pores over surveillance video in cabbie murder. Ali Husnain was the fourth United Cab driver to be murdered in roughly the last two years.

Cab drivers have concern despite new law, safety measures

Even with stiffer penalties and soon, new safety measures, cab drivers who watched crime lab crews comb their co-worker’s cab don’t feel good about the future. A recently passed New Orleans City Council ordinance will soon require that cabs have security cameras.

He said robbery is likely the motive. It was unclear whether Thornton has an attorney. Messina pointed out a plaque on a wall containing husnaij names of cabbies murdered in recent years.

New Orleans cops and cabbies rushed to the deadly shooting of Ali Husnain. Investigators say Husnain was shot in the back of the head on July 9. As the NOPD continue to search for the man they say may have information about the killing, United Cab Company is helping to raise much needed money for the victim’s family. Donations pouring in for family of slain cabbie. No matter how many laws and measures are implemented, some believe safety is beyond their control.


The donation drive continues for Husnain’s widow and daughter. By Meg Gatto July 17, at 9: Kazmi told us, “Right now huxnain is working for cameras.

That’s the best option we can have that whoever is getting in the cab, they’re on the camera. If you know anything that can help investigators solve this cab driver murder, call Crimestoppers at And Messina said cab drivers have to make split second decisions in sizing up fares before deciding to let them in their vehicles.

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If you know anything about the murder, call Crimestoppers at Cops said they will review surveillance video from businesses near where the fare was picked up early Monday morning, as well as video from businesses in the area where the cabbie was found shot to death. According to the arrest report, the wound in her back needed 22 staples, and her cwb needed a total of 11 stitches — seven in the left and four in the right.


Investigators recovered the wallet of the victim, but no cash. Kazmi says some drivers are realizing how important the cameras will be, saying, “Definitely everything will help.

Husnain was shot to death inside his cab in New Orleans East last week. That information about Brian Lyn Smith was posted Tuesday on the sheriff’s office website.

Cab drivers have concern despite new law, safety measures

The reforms were passed by the City Council, meaning the cameras will soon have to be installed in all cabs. Cab drivers are often easy targets for criminals, and Monday was sheer proof of that.

He’s accused of shooting year-old Deputy Michael Scott Boyington, who remains hospitalized. I’m thinking about it too. By Shelley Brown July 9, at 5: Gary Marchese, commander of the homicide division.

Police arrest man in cab driver’s death

In March, another driver was shot in Metairie, and a year ago in MayUnited Cab driver Billy Kerner’s life was taken by a passenger.

View the discussion thread. A New Orleans Police officer has been suspended following his weekend arrest for suspicion of drunk driving.