Press Release

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced a Cut Off man pled guilty to Distribution of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon last Thursday, July 11th.   As part of the negotiated plea agreement, the Honorable Hugh “Buddy” Larose sentenced Russell Mathieu, 38,...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that the District Attorney’s Office was able to secure its second grand jury indictment for the Thibodaux murder of a Galliano man and the attempted murder of a Golden Meadow man in October of 2018. Kevon Southall, a 23 year old...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Raceland man charged with aggravated rape in November of 2017 was convicted by a Lafourche Parish jury Tuesday evening. The Honorable Hugh Larose presided over the trial.   Michael Lirette Sr., 66, sexually abused the pre-teen victim over a period...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a man from Gray pled guilty to Distribution of Marijuana and Distribution of Methamphetamine last Wednesday and was sentenced to 78 months for each charge with the Louisiana Department of Corrections; each sentence of 78 months is...

Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell is excited to announce the dates for this year’s Domino Effect presentation to Lafourche Parish High School Seniors.     The program is part of the District Attorney’s Office’s continued efforts to combat distracted or impaired driving, and is designed to illustrate...

District Attorney Kristine Russell is excited to announce the launch of a new and improved Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office website – www.lpda.org The new website is part of D.A. Russell’s vision to build better communication methods with our community partners by the use of technology and social...