Criminal Case News

Trey Jamal Millien, Sentenced

On March 19, 2019, Trey Jamal Millien, 21, of Gretna, LA, pled guilty to the crime of Illegal Possession of Tramadol. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Millien to serve three years of incarceration with the Louisiana Departments of Corrections. This sentence is suspended under the condition that he successfully complete two years of active probation,…

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Jacob Tyler Espadron Sentenced

On March 19, 2019, Jacob Tyler Espadron, 24, Port Sulphur, LA, pled guilty to the crime of Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Espadron to serve ten Years of incarceration with the Louisiana Departments of Corrections. Seven years of Espadron’s sentenced is to be suspended under the condition that he successfully…

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Jermaine Cooper, Sentenced

On March 19, 2019, Jermaine Cooper, 27, of Houston, TX, pled guilty to the crime of Possession of Cocaine. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Cooper to serve two years of incarceration with the Louisiana Departments of Corrections. This sentence was suspended under the condition that he successfully complete three years of active probation, pay a…

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Samuel Maxwell Citron, Sentenced

On March 19, 2019, Samuel Maxwell Citron age 31, of New Orleans, LA, pled guilty to the crime of Simple Burglary. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Citron to serve seven years of incarceration with the Louisiana Departments of Corrections. A stay away order and restitution were ordered in favor of the victims.

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Evan Nicholas Billiot, III

On March 19, 2019, Evan Nicholas Billiot, III, age 27, of Boothville, LA, pled guilty to the crime of Domestic Abuse/Battery. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Billiot to serve five years of incarceration with the Louisiana Department of Corrections. This sentenced is suspended under the condition that he successfully complete 3 years active probation, pay…

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Clifton Bartholomew

On March 19, 2019, Clifton Ray Bartholomew, age 30, of Boothville, LA, pled guilty to the crime of Aggravated Second-Degree Battery. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Bartholomew to serve 12 years of incarceration with the Louisiana Department of Corrections. Ten years of Bartholomew’s sentenced is to be suspended under the condition that he successfully complete…

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Linda Louise Dupre, Sentenced

On March 19, 2019, Linda Louise Dupre, 23, of Belle Chasse, LA, pled guilty to the crime of Illegal Possession of Alprazolam. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Dupre to pay a fine of $350.00 and court costs, pay $350.00 to the Public Defender’s Office, pay $100.00 for PPSO expenses, pay $100.00 to the DARE program,…

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Joshua Gongora Pleads Guilty to Drug Possession

On March 12, 2019, Joshua Steven Gongora, age 30, of Belle Chasse, LA, pled guilty to possession of cocaine. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Gongora to serve 12 months of incarceration with the Louisiana Department of Corrections.

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Office News & Events

Renard Richardson, Sentenced

On March 19, 2019, Renard Richardson, 55, of Kenner, LA, pled guilty to the crime of Monetary Instrument Abuse. Judge Kevin D. Conner sentenced Richardson to serve four years of incarceration with the Louisiana Departments of Corrections.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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District Attorney and Sheriff Provide Law Enforcement and Legal Training

            As part of the ongoing training of law enforcement officers, on January 29th, 30th and 31st, 2019, the Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office and the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office hosted the Drew & Drew training course. The speakers, Judge Harmon Drew and Ms. Jean Drew, have presented this program…

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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…

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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…

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