New Orleans Council President Harassment Report

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The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office has released a final report into the New Orleans Mayor’s harassment allegations against the City Council Speaker’s driver and security guard. OPSO MP Greg Malveaux was a driver and security guard for Helena Moreno before being reassigned to Orleans Parish Jail. , after New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell accused him of harassing her and taking photos of her outside Pontalba’s apartments. He was cleared of the allegations a few weeks ago, but the official report was released on Friday saying the harassment allegations were unfounded. The report interviewed Malveaux, all members of the executive protection of city council members, the mayor’s driver and a few members of the New Orleans Police Department. The report said the allegations against Malveaux stemmed from a week-long rumor that NOPD officers reported directly to Cantrell. According to the report, Cantrell was “livid” and reported the allegations to Sheriff Susan Hutson. Huston decided to temporarily reassign Malveaux to the prison, pending the outcome of the investigation. Some of Malveaux’s colleagues interviewed defended him, saying the allegations were just rumors and did not fit his character. Others said he was “sneaky” and “good at it”. The report ultimately revealed that none of those interviewed could provide any evidence that Malveaux had taken photos of the mayor. Council President Moreno released the following statement regarding the final report: “The report clearly exonerates Sgt. Malveaux and declares that the allegations were totally unfounded. What is also clear now is that the mayor was the direct source of the false allegations, using official city resources and the office of the CAO and Superintendent of Police to execute his scheme. This entire episode was a waste of the city’s time and resources, especially since we face so many real challenges as a city, and clearly politics at its worst. I will continue to use my platform to fight for solutions for our people and to hold this administration accountable. Gregory Joseph, Director of Communications for the Mayor’s Office, released the following statement: “After receiving information from the NOPD that raised concerns for his personal safety, the Mayor directed the CAO to take the necessary steps to address these concerns. valid safety concerns.Like the Highlights report, several public safety officials interviewed by Sheriff Hutson’s office attest to hearing “similar allegations involving Sergeant Malveaux”, with a deputy stating that he heard allegations that Malveaux allegedly taken photos of the mayor two or three weeks ago.Throughout Sheriff Hutson’s report, many public security officials detail several additional allegations against Malveaux, which offer further substantiation that an investigation was reasonable and justified.Even though the sheriff’s office’s conclusion did not take into account these mo Due to well-documented allegations, the mayor, who takes his personal safety and the safety and well-being of the public very seriously, urges anyone who believes there is a threat to their personal safety to immediately notify competent authorities. To read the full report, click here. Previous Reports: A sheriff’s deputy accused of harassing the mayor of New Orleans has been cleared of the allegations against him, according to New Orleans Council Speaker Helena Moreno. OPSO deputy Greg Malveaux was a driver and security guard. custody of Moreno before he was reassigned to the Orleans Parish Jail. Moreno said the move came after New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell claimed Malveaux was stalking her. Moreno said the allegation was proven baseless by the sheriff and investigators from the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office. According to Moreno, Malveaux will be back with her at City Hall from Wednesday. The political brawl at City Hall that went public between Cantrell and Moreno began last week. “Without a doubt, it was retaliation against the city council,” Moreno said. Moreno last week. Moreno learned last week that Malveaux was being removed from her office and reassigned to prison. “On Friday I was informed that my deputy sheriff was going to be reassigned, and I went to see the sheriff, and she told me the reason he would be reassigned because of an allegation that he was harassing the mayor , and I said ‘wait a minute – there’s no way he’s harassing the mayor,'” Moreno said. It all centers on a recent investigation by the Metropolitan Crime Commission into the mayor staying in the city-owned pontalba apartments. WDSU Investigates reported on the matter late last month as the crime commission used photos of the mayor coming and going from the French Quarter apartment as part of their discovery, which was given to the council to investigation. is a political reward. Regarding the Pontalba apartments, we recently contacted the city to request more information. ally uses it. The town hall told us that there was no file on any of these subjects.

The Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office has released a final report into the New Orleans Mayor’s harassment allegations against the City Council Speaker’s driver and security guard.

OPSO Deputy Greg Malveaux was a driver and security guard for Helena Moreno before being reassigned to the Orleans Parish Jail after New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell accused of harassing her and taking pictures of her outside Pontalba’s apartments.

He was cleared of the allegations a few weeks ago, but the official report was released on Friday saying the harassment allegations were unfounded.

The report interviewed Malveaux, all members of the executive protection of city council members, the mayor’s driver and a few members of the New Orleans Police Department.

The report said the allegations against Malveaux stemmed from a week-long rumor that NOPD officers reported directly to Cantrell.

According to the report, Cantrell was “livid” and reported the allegations to Sheriff Susan Hutson.

Huston decided to temporarily reassign Malveaux to the prison, pending the outcome of the investigation.

Some of Malveaux’s colleagues interviewed defended him, saying the allegations were just rumors and did not fit his character. Others said he was “sneaky” and “good at it”.

The report ultimately revealed that none of those interviewed could provide any evidence that Malveaux had taken photos of the mayor.

Council President Moreno issued the following statement regarding the final report:

“The report clearly exonerates Sgt. Malveaux and declares that the allegations were totally unfounded. What is also clear now is that the mayor was the direct source of the false allegations, using official city resources and the office of the CAO and Superintendent of Police to execute his scheme. This entire episode was a waste of the city’s time and resources, especially since we face so many real challenges as a city, and clearly politics at its worst. I will continue to use my platform to fight for solutions for our people and to hold this administration accountable.

Gregory Joseph, Director of Communications for the Mayor’s Office, released the following statement:

“After receiving information from the NOPD that raised concerns about his personal safety, the Mayor directed the CAO to take the necessary steps to address these valid safety concerns. As the report points out, several public safety officials interviewed by Sheriff Hutson’s office attest to hearing ‘similar allegations involving Sergeant Malveaux,’ a deputy said he heard allegations that Malveaux took pictures of the mayor two or three weeks ago. Throughout Sheriff Hutson’s report, numerous public safety officials detail several additional allegations against Malveaux, further substantiating that an investigation was reasonable and warranted. Although the sheriff’s office’s conclusion did not address these well-documented patterns of allegations, the mayor, who takes his personal safety and the safety and well-being of the public very seriously, implores anyone who feels that ‘a threat to their personal safety exists to immediately notify the appropriate authority ie.

To read the full report, click here.

Previous reports:

A sheriff’s deputy accused of harassing the mayor of New Orleans has been cleared of the allegations against him, according to New Orleans Council Speaker Helena Moreno.

OPSO Deputy Greg Malveaux was a driver and security guard for Moreno before he was reassigned to the Orleans Parish Jail.

Moreno said the move came after New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell claimed Malveaux was stalking her.

Moreno said the allegation was proven unsubstantiated by the sheriff and investigators from the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office.

According to Moreno, Malveaux will be back with her at City Hall from Wednesday.

The public town hall political brawl between Cantrell and Moreno began last week.

“There’s no doubt that this was retaliation against the city council,” Moreno said last week.

Moreno learned last week that Malveaux was being removed from her office and reassigned to prison.

“On Friday I was informed that my deputy sheriff was going to be reassigned, and I went to see the sheriff, and she told me the reason he would be reassigned because of an allegation that he was harassing the mayor, and I said ‘wait a minute – there’s no way he’s stalking the mayor,’” Moreno said.

It all centers on a recent investigation by the Metropolitan Crime Commission into the mayor staying in the city-owned Pontalba apartments.

WDSU Investigates reported on this matter late last month, as the crime commission used photos of the mayor walking to and from the French Quarter apartment as part of their discovery, which was given to the council for investigation.

Moreno, a fierce critic of the mayor in recent months over his movements around the city and his crime policies, says the move, in her view, is a political reward.

Regarding the Pontalba apartments, we recently contacted the city to request more information.

Questions about rules and regulations regarding which city employees can use the apartment, what rules they must follow, and who actually uses it.

The town hall told us that there was no file on any of these subjects.

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