Criminal Case News

Leon Taylor Sentenced

On May 8, 2018, Leon Taylor, age 33, of Port Sulphur, LA, plead guilty to the crime of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (Cocaine). Under Article 893, sentencing was deferred by Judge Kevin D. Conner – With Conditions to Enroll and Complete the 25th JDC Drug Court Program, followed…

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Lance Fortmayer

On May 15, 2018, Lance Fortmayer, age 28, of New Orleans, LA, pled guilty to the crimes of: (1) Domestic Abuse Battery 2nd Offense and was sentenced by Judge Kevin D. Conner to serve 1 year at hard labor at the LA Department Of Corrections, which was suspended, and placed on 2 years active probation…

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Jeffery Espadron Sentenced

On May 23, 2018, Jeffery Espadron, Jr. pled guilty under article 893 to distribution/possession with intent to distribute a schedule II controlled dangerous substance and was sentenced to 7 years active probation and to complete the 25th JDC Drug Court program, to run concurrent with case number 17-2063.

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Eric Cook Sentenced

On May 15, 2018, Eric Cook, age 55, of Belle Chasse, LA, plead guilty to the crime of Domestic Abuse Battery 2nd Offense and was sentenced by Judge Kevin D. Conner to serve 1 year at hard labor at the LA Department of Corrections, suspended with probation conditions.

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Darold Sercovich Sentenced

On May 8, 2018,  Darold D. Sercovich, Jr., age 48, of Belle Chasse, LA, plead guilty to the following crimes:  (1) Theft over $750 under $5000, and was sentenced by Judge Kevin D. Conner to serve 5 years at hard labor at the LA Department of Corrections, suspended, placed on 3 years active probation; (2)…

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Cornelius Ducro Sentenced

On May 15, 2018, Cornelius Ducro, age 29, of Port Sulphur, LA, plead guilty to the crimes of: (1) Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance(Methamphetamines) and was sentenced by Judge Kevin D. Conner to serve 8 years at hard labor at the LA Department of Corrections; (2) Possession of Schedule II…

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Phillip Constanza

Constanza Sentenced to 20 Years

On March 20, 2018, District Judge Kevin Conner sentenced Phillip Constanza to serve 20 years of incarceration with the Louisiana Department of Corrections after Constanza pled guilty to three counts of forcible rape.

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Office News & Events

2018 Project L.E.A.D.

On May 4th and May 19th, 2018, sixth grade students from Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Phoenix Middle School, South Plaquemines Middle School and Boothville Middle School participated in the mock trial program as part of Project L.E.A.D. “Legal Enrichment And Decision-Making”, a program of the Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office, is designed to…

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Senior Citizens Day

On April 4, 2018, District Attorney Charles J. Ballay hosted the 9th annual Plaquemines Parish Senior Citizens Day. Along with music, food, and festivities, the event also provides seniors with information about topics pertinent to their age group and aims to connect them with local agencies that provide valuable resources for seniors.

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