Criminal Case News

Convictions and Sentencings from March 15, 2022

Dwight Anthony Capers, 32 years old, from Slidell, LA, was sentenced to 2 years in the Department of Corrections by Judge Kevin Conner for Possession of Contraband in a Penal Institute.  Inmate Capers had in his possession a cell phone in the Belle Chasse Dorm.             Shelia Eisenback, 38 years…

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Criminal Jury Trials Continue In Plaquemines Parish

The Plaquemines Parish District Court and District Attorney’s Office have had to alter their customary way of handling criminal cases due to COVID.  Despite the extra hardship it has placed on these offices, processing criminal cases continues. On January 10th felony cases were set for criminal jury trials in Division B before Judge Michael D.…

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Lyndell Williams Pleads Guilty to Firearm Charges

On August 25, 2021, Lyndell Williams, age 37, Phoenix, LA, plead guilty to 3 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Possession of Firearms with Obliterated Number, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Possession of a Fireman by a Person Convicted of Domestic Abuse Battery and ordered by Judge Michael D. Clement to…

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Grand Jury Indicts Steven Lafrance

On May 25, 2021 the Grand Jury was convened in Plaquemines Parish for the matter against Steven Lafrance, 38, from Belle Chasse.   Mr. Lafrance was indicted on Child Sex Trafficking and Attempted First Degree Rape.  Mr. Lafrance has other prior sex offenses of Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile, Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile and…

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Office News & Events

GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS   The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office reports that on Thursday, July 21, 2022, a Plaquemines Parish Grand Jury convened and returned true bills of indictment in four separate cases. 1st Case – Kenneth Naquin, age 27, from Metairie, LA was indicted on Second Degree Murder. The incident took place on May…

**Office Closure**

The District Attorney’s Office will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022 for Independence Day, we will be reopened Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 8:30am.

**OFFICE CLOSURE**

The District Attorney’s Office will be closed Friday, June 17, 2022 For Juneteenth Day, we will be reopened Monday, June 20, 2022 at 8:30am.

**OFFICE CLOSURE**

The District Attorney’s Office will be closed Monday, May, 30, 2022 For Memorial Day, we will be reopened Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 8:30am.

Earth Day 2022

National Crime Week

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 were distributed.  This year’s baskets included chocolate treats, a special toy, eggs filled with candy,…

**OFFICE CLOSURE**

The District Attorney’s Office will close for the day at 3:30pm in observation of Good Friday, we will be reopened Monday, April 18, 2022 at 8:30am.

**OFFICE CLOSURE**

Due to the threat of inclement weather, the District Attorney’s Office will close for the day at 3:00pm, we will be reopened Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 8:30am.

Convictions and Sentencings from March 15, 2022

Dwight Anthony Capers, 32 years old, from Slidell, LA, was sentenced to 2 years in the Department of Corrections by Judge Kevin Conner for Possession of Contraband in a Penal Institute.  Inmate Capers had in his possession a cell phone in the Belle Chasse Dorm.             Shelia Eisenback, 38 years…