'Wobble Cop' honored for Mardi Gras dancing - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

'Wobble Cop' honored for Mardi Gras dancing

Updated:
New Orleans Police Detective Winston Harbin does the 'Wobble' during Zulu. (Source: YouTube) New Orleans Police Detective Winston Harbin does the 'Wobble' during Zulu. (Source: YouTube)
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Carmi woman believed to be found dead rescued from mud

    Carmi woman believed to be found dead rescued from mud

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:53:04 GMT
    A woman, believed to have been found dead, was rescued after being stuck and covered in mud for 24 hours in Carmi, Illinois.
    A woman, believed to have been found dead, was rescued after being stuck and covered in mud for 24 hours in Carmi, Illinois.
  • Weather not stopping Labor Day weekend plans at Rend Lake

    Weather not stopping Labor Day weekend plans at Rend Lake

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:12:07 GMT
    The Rend Lake campgrounds and beach we're packed this Labor Day weekend despite several rain showers and an outlook of more rainy weather.
    The Rend Lake campgrounds and beach we're packed this Labor Day weekend despite several rain showers and an outlook of more rainy weather.
  • Everyday Hero: Vince Seyer

    Everyday Hero: Vince Seyer

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:33:28 GMT
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - He may not be headlining a major concert tour, but Vince Seyer shares his vocal stylings all around Cape Girardeau. “It's something as tiring as it can be sometimes. I love it," said Everyday Hero Vince Seyer.Vince was never a performer growing up-, but family and friends kept asking him to sing at church. Though he suffered from stage fright, he found his most receptive audience at nursing homes. “I was afraid," Seyer said. "I had no courage whatsoever. I was afra...
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - He may not be headlining a major concert tour, but Vince Seyer shares his vocal stylings all around Cape Girardeau. “It's something as tiring as it can be sometimes. I love it," said Everyday Hero Vince Seyer.Vince was never a performer growing up-, but family and friends kept asking him to sing at church. Though he suffered from stage fright, he found his most receptive audience at nursing homes. “I was afraid," Seyer said. "I had no courage whatsoever. I was afra...
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Police detective Winston Harbin was honored by the New Orleans City Council at Thursday's meeting. The council announced a proclamation recognizing his contributions to Mardi Gras.

A Facebook video of Harbin and his partner, DeCynda Barnes, doing the Wobble during Endymion went viral. The video had hundreds of thousands of shares just days after it was posted. His dancing gained worldwide attention and he became an instant celebrity on the streets during the carnival season.

Barnes was also recognized by the council. The duo investigates cold-case homicides for the NOPD.

Harbin said that he also enjoys dancing to Cupid's ‘Cupid Shuffle' and Michael Jackson's ‘Dancing Machine.' He said his police officer uniform makes the dance happen.

This weekend, Harbin plans on cutting off his hair for the St. Baldrick's Foundation and he will participate in a Wobble contest.

Copyright 2014 WVUE. All rights reserved

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.