NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JACOBI BOYD, a/k/a "Co", age 23, from New Orleans, pled guilty to today to federal drug and gun charges.
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NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced today that KIRK JENKINS, age 41, a resident of New Sarpy in St. Charles Parish, was sentenced after having previously pled guilty to three counts of distribution of heroin.
U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced JENKINS to 48 months of incarceration, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release.
According to court records, JENKINS distributed quantities of heroin on December 9, 2012, January 14, 2013, and March 6, 2013.
SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a Bossier Parish man was sentenced to 192 months in prison for illegally possessing multiple firearms.
SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Shreveport man pleaded guilty Monday to possessing firearms and ammunition after being convicted of multiple felonies.
NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that CYRUS CASBY, age 29, from Marrero, Louisiana, was sentenced today following his conviction at trial for arson resulting in death and injury.
U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon sentenced CASBY to life imprisonment.
NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that GIE PRESTON, age 39, BURNELL ALLEN, age 35, and SONNY ALLEN, age 31, all residents of New Orleans, Louisiana, were convicted late yesterday after a 4-day jury trial. The jury returned a verdict of guilty on a superseding indictment charging all defendants with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base “crack.” The jury also found SONNY ALLEN guilty of distributing a quantity of cocaine base “crack” on four occasions.
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr., announces the return of a second superseding indictment charging members of the Frenchmen/Derbigny gang, or “FnD,” with violating federal drug and firearm laws.
HARAHAN, La. ? The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the persons responsible for the burglary and theft of firearms from the Shooter's Club Indoor Range.
On July 27, two unknown individuals burglarized the Shooter's Club, 2338 Hickory Ave., in Harahan, and stole six firearms from the business.
This burglary and firearms theft is being investigated by ATF and the Harahan Police Department.
Anyone with information about this crime may report it to:
SHREVEPORT, La. – A Bossier City Parish man pleaded guilty to illegally possessing multiple firearms, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
MONROE, La. – A Florida man was sentenced to 51 months in prison and three years of supervised released for illegally possessing a firearm, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
MONROE, La. – A Monroe resident was sentenced to 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release for illegal possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of firearms, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
SHREVEPORT, La. – A Mexican national was sentenced to 63 months in prison for possessing a firearm, possessing marijuana with intent to distribute, and illegally reentering the country, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Myles W. Robinson, 21, and Halston M. Smith, 22, both of Shreveport, were sentenced to 314 years in prison and 138 years in prison, respectively, by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote for their participation in a string of armed robberies in Louisiana and Texas. The defendants were also ordered to pay $17,681.31 and $8,033.31 in restitution, respectively.
BATON ROUGE, LA – United States Attorney Walt Green announced that CHRISTOPHER L. BROWN, age 35, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Shelly D. Dick to 270 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release following imprisonment for his role in a home invasion conspiracy aimed at stealing 12 kilograms of cocaine and killing anyone that stood in the way.
K-9 Madison is an Explosives Detection Canine (EDC). Her job is to help ATF agents and law enforcement officers locate explosives and firearms. Madison lives near New Orleans with her handler and family, but has traveled and worked nationwide. Madison started her career with the Guiding Eyes for The Blind, but soon found she was best suited as a detector canine.
BATON ROUGE, LA –U.S. Attorney Walt Green announced that U.S. District Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced CHRIS E. WILLIAMS, age 28, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, yesterday to 270 months imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release following imprisonment for his role in a home invasion conspiracy aimed at stealing 12 kilograms of cocaine and killing anyone that stood in the way.
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ALEXANDRIA, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a federal jury found Calvin James Doherty, 43, of Tioga, La., guilty on Wednesday of being a felon in possession of explosive material and improper storage of explosive material. United States District Judge Dee D. Drell presided over the two-day trial.
LITTLE ROCK - Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas; William J. Bryant, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock District Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); and Scott Ellington, District Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas; announced the unsealing of a 62-count indictment charging multiple defendants in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, with multiple drug charges.
SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that Darrell Rogers Johns, 32, of Shreveport, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter, to 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release for one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a felon. Judge Walter also ordered that the firearm and ammunition involved be forfeited. Johns was found guilty on October 9, 2013, after a two-day bench trial.