Press Release

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,...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Galliano woman pled guilty to two (2) counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine earlier today, August 16th, 2019.   As part of a negotiated plea accepted by the Honorable F. Hugh Larose, Kimberly Crochet, 36, was...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Houma man pled guilty to twenty-five (25) counts of Possession of Child Pornography and one (1) count of Molestation of a Juvenile earlier today, August 16th, 2019. As part of a negotiated plea accepted by the Honorable...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Thibodaux man pled guilty to Manslaughter earlier today, August 16th, 2019, and was sentenced to 30 years with the Department of Corrections as part of his negotiated plea accepted by the Honorable F. Hugh Larose. Marlon...