Apr 17, 2024 - Politics

Fully Dressed: Questions about Cantrell's bodyguard

Photo shows Mayor LaToya Cantrell eating a meal with Jeffery Vappie on a balcony at Tableau

Mayor LaToya Cantrell had a meal with wine on the balcony of Tableau with a member of her security detail. The photos were reportedly taken April 7. Photo: Courtesy of MCC

The Metropolitan Crime Commission is asking NOPD's public integrity bureau to investigate after a tipster sent photos of Mayor LaToya Cantrell eating a meal with NOPD officer Jeffrey Vappie, who is one of her bodyguards. (WWL)

  • The mayor's office did not respond to a request for comment from Axios New Orleans about the complaint.

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