Criminal Case News

NAQUIN PLEADS TO 35 YEARS

The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office reports that on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, Kenneth Naquin, age 28, from Metairie, LA, pleaded guilty to Manslaughter before his trial set for April 10, 2024. Naquin was indicted on Second Degree Murder on July 21, 2022, following an incident that took place on May 11, 2022, in the…

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Sterling Sentenced to 40 Years

On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Kevin Sterling, 40 from Natchitoches, LA was found guilty by a Jury of Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl, Possession with Intent to Distribute Crystal Meth, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Possession of a Firearm While in Possession of a Controlled…

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Riley and Matte Plead Guilty

The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office reports that on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at the start of the jury trials of, Ray Riley, age 68, from Sunrise, LA, and Christopher J. Matte, age 42, from Belle Chasse, LA, both defendants changed their pleas to guilty. Ray Riley pleaded guilty to 2nd Degree Battery and was…

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Parker Plead Guilty to Vehicular Homicide

On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, Reeva Parker, 38 from Buras, LA plead guilty to Vehicular Homicide, Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated -Second Offense, and Possession of Alcohol Beverage in a Motor Vehicle.   Parker struck another vehicle on Highway 23 resulting in the driver suffering fatal injuries on March…

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Jury Returns a Guilty Verdict

  On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Kevin Sterling, 39 from Natchitoches, LA was found guilty by a Jury of Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl, Possession with Intent to Distribute Crystal Meth, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Possession of a Firearm While in Possession of a…

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Tran Plead Guility

Tommy Tran, age 50, from Buras, LA plead guilty December 14, 2022 to Attempted Illegal Discharge of a Firearm and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections and recommended for any and all self help programs.   The incident took place on May 24, 2022 in Buras, LA. Defendant shot his…

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Magee Sentenced to 10 Years

On January 30, 2017, Mark Magee, age 69 from Belle Chasse, was arrested for Sexual Battery and Cruelty to a Juvenile that occurred between January 2014 to December 2016.  The victim was between the age of 14 to 16 when the incidents took place.   Magee was indicted by a Grand Jury for the offenses…

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Office News & Events

DA’s Office closed for Memorial Day

The District Attorney’s Office will close Monday, May 27, 2024, in observation of the Memorial Day, we will reopen Tuesday, May  28, 2024, at 8:30am.

Boothville-Venice Elementary, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Phoenix Middle, and South Plaquemines Elementary 6th Graders Perform Their Mock Trials

Students learned about the justice system by staging a mock trial involving a fictitious character, Johnny Smith, and his crime of Possessing Drugs on School Grounds. The trials, which took place at the Plaquemines Parish Courthouse, Pointe a la Hache, LA and the Louisiana Supreme Court/4th Circuit Court of Appeal, New Orleans, LA, placed students…

14th Annual Senior Citizens Day

We are delighted to share that our 14th Annual Senior Citizens Day held on April 24, 2024, was a huge success with 147 seniors in attendance. The event was made even more special with the presence of some amazing speakers and vendors who had great information to share with our seniors.   We owe our…

GRAND JURY INDICTMENT

The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office reports that on Monday, April 1, 2024, a Plaquemines Parish Grand Jury convened and returned a true bill of indictment on Lonnie Williams, age 40, from Buras, LA. Williams was indicted on First Degree Rape, Home Invasion, and Aggravated Assault with a Firearm. The incident occurred on October 17,…

**OFFICE CLOSURE**

The District Attorney’s Office will close Thursday, March 28, 2014, and remain closed Friday, March 29, 2024, in observation of the Good Friday Holiday, we will reopen Monday, April 1, 2024, at 8:30am. HAPPY EASTER!

NAQUIN PLEADS TO 35 YEARS

The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office reports that on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, Kenneth Naquin, age 28, from Metairie, LA, pleaded guilty to Manslaughter before his trial set for April 10, 2024. Naquin was indicted on Second Degree Murder on July 21, 2022, following an incident that took place on May 11, 2022, in the…

Dillon Sentenced to 20 Years

On Monday, December 11, 2023, Koby Dillon, 29 from Avondale, LA was found guilty by a Jury of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of a Firearm While in Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.   As a result, of this being…

Sterling Sentenced to 40 Years

On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Kevin Sterling, 40 from Natchitoches, LA was found guilty by a Jury of Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl, Possession with Intent to Distribute Crystal Meth, Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Possession of a Firearm While in Possession of a Controlled…