Senior Citizens Day 2019

On April 11th the District Attorney, Charles Ballay, hosted his 10th Annual Senior Citizens Day in Davant at the Rev. Percy Griffin Community Center. The seniors enjoyed a day of speakers, lunch, music, prizes and vendors. We would like to thank all that contributed to make this day such a success.

Easter Baskets for Families In Need

The American Legion Post 329 of Belle Chasse and District Attorney Charles Ballay partnered to bring Easter Baskets to 30 children in our parish. Each year Bryan and Sheryl Ruiz volunteer to help organize and put together the baskets that will be distributed. This year’s baskets include chocolate treats, wood wind chime craft set, eggs…

Phoenix Middle, South Plaquemines Elementary & Boothville-Venice Elementary School 6th Graders Attend Presentation by Local Law Enforcement as Part of Project Lead

On March 20, 2019, 6th grade students and teachers from Phoenix Middle, South Plaquemines Elementary and Boothville-Venice Elementary Schools spoke with local elected officials about what happens when someone decides to break the law and is caught. District Attorney Charles Ballay welcomed the students and explained the role of the District Attorney’s Office in criminal…

District Attorney’s Office Donates New Equipment to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

District Attorney Charles Ballay presented the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries with equipment to use in their law enforcement field work. DA Ballay said his office is constantly looking for ways to help law enforcement gather better evidence for protecting our citizens and our resources. Pictured above from left to right are Assistant District…

Project LEAD Government Presentation

As part of the Project LEAD curriculum, 6th grade students from Belle Chasse Middle School were given the opportunity to ask a panel of local officials questions about the criminal justice system. The objective was to teach students what happens when someone decides to break the law and is incarcerated. District Attorney, Charles Ballay welcomed…

Christmas Gift Drive

The American Legion Post 329 of Belle Chasse partnered with District Attorney Charles Ballay to bring Christmas gifts to over fifty children in Plaquemines Parish. Commander Rudy Sampey helped to organize the gift drive and volunteers Bryan and Sheryl Ruiz wrapped gifts that were distributed to families around the parish. The DA’s Office delivered the…