Author: dmelancon@lpda.org

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell has announced that a former art teacher from south Lafourche has been found guilty as charged by a twelve-person Lafourche parish jury for Molestation of a Juvenile, Sexual Battery when the Victim is Under 13, and Indecent Behavior with...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell, in collaboration with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lafourche (CAC), has announced their participation in National Child Abuse Prevention Month throughout April, aiming to raise awareness about this critical issue. Shannan Gros, Forensic Interviewer at the CAC, emphasized the prevalence...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced the guilty verdict of a Houma man charged with Forcible Rape, two counts of Aggravated Incest, and Aggravated Crime Against Nature. The Lafourche parish jury delivered the verdict late Thursday evening, February 1st, after a three-day trial. David Todd,...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced the Children’s Advocacy Center of Lafourche (CAC) received a $25,000 donation from the Peltier Foundation, a Thibodaux based non-profit organization.     The Peltier Foundation was founded in 1998 by Richard Peltier. Their mission is to nurture and fortify the very...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced her Office will be opening a new south Lafourche office at 131 East 91st Street in Cut Off on Tuesday, December 5th, 2023.  The new, temporary office is located behind the Greater Lafourche Port Commission main office.   “In the...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced a Breaux Bridge man pled guilty to four (4) counts of Residential Contractor Fraud of $25,000 or more on Wednesday, November 8th, 2023. Assistant District Attorney Greg Stahlnecker, who prosecuted the case, negotiated the plea agreement of 18...

THIBODAUX - A Thibodaux man was convicted by a six-person jury of two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of negligent homicide after a four-day trial, announced Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell.   During the trial, prosecution argued that then 39-year-old Joey Clement’s level of...

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association (LDAA) has announced that Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell was elected as the 1st Vice President for the LDAA Board of Directors and Officers for the ’23-’24 term.   “I am honored to have been elected to serve on the LDAA...

THIBODAUX – A former financial advisor from Cut Off was convicted of racketeering, money laundering and eight counts of felony theft Friday afternoon following a week-long trial, announced District Attorney Kristine Russell.   “The victims in this case have been a source of inspiration for us as...