Author: dmelancon@lpda.org

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Cut-Off man pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin earlier today, October 11th, 2019.   Juanches Shelby, 40, who was on parole, was sentenced...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Gheens man, who pled guilty to two (2) counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Battery in July of 2019, was sentenced yesterday, September 30th.   Ronnie Dominique, 70, was sentenced to fifteen (15) years without benefit of probation, parole...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office is again sponsoring a one (1) hour state mandated ethics training for all Lafourche Parish public officials, public employees, as well as state and parish board and commission members.   The training will be held...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office was able to secure two indictments on 2nd degree murder charges after D.A. Russell presented the cases to a Lafourche Parish Grand Jury early Thursday morning, September 12th.   Terance Dupre, 22, and Devante Matthews, 21, were...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Houma man pled guilty to one (1) count of Distribution of Pornography Involving Juveniles and seventeen (17) counts of Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles earlier today, September 6th, 2019.   Jose Hernandez, 42, was sentenced to ten (10) years per...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office was able to secure a Grand Jury indictment earlier today, September 6th, 2019.   Morgan Ratley, 52, was indicted on 1st Degree Rape and Sexual Battery after Assistant District Attorney Greg Stahlnecker Jr. presented the facts to...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Thibodaux man charged with possession of methamphetamine in August of 2018 was convicted by a six member Lafourche Parish jury late Wednesday afternoon, August 28th, after just over 18 minutes of deliberation.   Kevin Gaudet, 55, was arrested...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Raceland man charged with possession of methamphetamine in October of 2018 was convicted by a six member Lafourche Parish jury late Monday afternoon, August 26th, after just over 20 minutes of deliberation.   In October of 2018, Law...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Raceland man found guilty of aggravated rape in April of 2019 by a Lafourche Parish jury was sentenced earlier today, August 26th.   The Honorable F. Hugh Larose, who presided over the trial, sentenced Michael Lirette Sr., 66,...