U.S. Marshals New Orleans Task Force Arrest Sex Offender FugitiveAlfred ‘Al’ Anderson With Crimestoppers GNO Tip

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New
Orleans, LA
– The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) New Orleans Task
Force along with the New Orleans Police Department, LA Probation and
Parole, and the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested non-compliant
Tier 3 Sex Offender (lifetime sex offender registration) Alfred “Al”
Anderson (DOB: 08/18/1987) at a residence in the 2900 block of Louisa
Street in New Orleans on the early morning of 02/04/2022, where it is
believed that he had been hiding out for several weeks. Anderson, who
took over five minutes to come to the door finally surrendered without
incident. The residence where he was staying had an adult female and
several children present. A tip from Crimestoppers GNO with follow-up
investigative work by the USMS New Orleans Task Force led to his arrest
on multiple felony warrants. Anderson was a target fugitive for
Operation Boo Dat 2021, but investigators were unable to locate him
during the operation and USMS investigation showed he was receiving aid
in hiding from associates in the New Orleans metro area.

On the
same morning the task force also arrested two fugitives with one
arrested in Plaquemines Parish and believed to be a gang member wanted
for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Aggravated Second Degree
Battery out of Jefferson Parish and the second arrest being a fugitive
wanted for Second Degree Murder in New Orleans and arrested in New
Orleans on Broad Street.

Anderson was convicted of Simple Rape
and Attempted Simple Rape in Lafayette, Louisiana in 2008 and is
required to register as a sex offender for life. In 2014 he was
convicted in Lafayette, LA of felony Failure to Register as a Sex
Offender. He is currently wanted by the New Orleans Police Department
Sex Offender Registration Unit on a 01/14/2022, felony warrant for
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender as he absconded from his last
known address in the 2400 block of North Tonti Street and never updated
his residence information. Anderson is also currently on parole with LA
Probation and Parole and a Parole warrant was issued for his arrest in
October 2021 related to a prior conviction for Simple Robbery and
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. He was paroled in June of 2020
and supposed to be on LA Parole until 2023.

On 08/27/2021, the
New Orleans Police Department arrested Anderson for an alleged domestic
violence incident at an apartment in the 6300 block of Kuebel Street New
Orleans. Anderson, who was on parole at the time was found with a loaded
firearm on his person and he was arrested for Felon in Possession of a
Firearm, Resisting Police with Force/Violence, and Aggravated Assault
Upon a Peace Officer. In October of 2021, New Orleans Police Department
also obtained an arrest warrant for Anderson for Simple Assault and
Simple Criminal Damage to Property related to another alleged domestic
violence incident in the 6300 block of Kuebel Street New Orleans, LA. On
12/14/2021, 41st Judicial District Court Orleans Parish Criminal
District Court issued a capias for his arrest for Failure to Appear in
Court on the August 2021 felony Firearm and Aggravated Assault Upon a
Police Officer case.

The USMS New Orleans Task Force,
established in 1999, is committed to seeking out violent felony offender
fugitives, noncompliant sex offenders, and the recovery of
missing/endangered children. Agencies that make up the task force
include New Orleans Police Department, Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office,
Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Kenner Police Department, St. Charles
Parish Sheriff’s Office, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office,
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, LA State Police, LA Probation and
Parole, and U.S. Border Patrol. The task force also works with other
local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in the Eastern
District of Louisiana on a regular basis.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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