Author: dmelancon@lpda.org

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell is pleased to announce that the Thibodaux and Galliano offices are re-opening to the public beginning Tuesday, May 26th, the day after Memorial Day. This announcement comes after a successful re-opening of the 17th Judicial District Courts this past...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell and Lafourche Parish Clerk of Court Annette Fontana would like to give a few updates for Phase One Re-Opening of the 17th Judicial District Court and the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office.   Beginning Monday, May 18th, and moving forward court...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Galliano man was convicted by a Lafourche Parish jury earlier this week of Simple Kidnapping, Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery and Domestic Abuse Battery by Burning. The Honorable Marla Abel presided over the trial.     Joshua Simon, 25, and...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell and Sheriff Craig Webre were on hand Thursday morning in Thibodaux as members of multiple agencies fanned out across the parish for a child support roundup of individuals who are not only behind in their child support payments, but...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Galliano man who was found guilty of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Institution earlier this week was sentenced to 10 years per count earlier today, December 13th.   Trapper Pellegrin,...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Galliano man was found guilty of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Institution by a Lafourche Parish Jury Tuesday afternoon, December 10th.   Trapper Pellegrin, 41, was arrested on a traffic...

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...