Criminal Case News

Tracy Taylor Pleads Guilty to Drug Possession

On April 16, 2019, deputies from the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office found Tracy Aaron Taylor, 32, Port Sulphur, LA, in possession of cocaine and marijuana in a residence located in the 29000 block of Louisiana Highway 23. On February 11, 2020, Taylor, pled guilty to Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (cocaine and…

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Donald Crosby Pleads Guilty to Burglary

The District Attorney’s Office announces that on February 3, 2020, the morning that this case set was set for a trial by jury, Donald Crosby entered a plea of guilty as charged to the felony crimes of Simple Burglary and Illegal Possession of Stolen Things valued over $1,000 to $5,000. As the result of his…

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Denerial Reddick Sentenced to 7 Years for Illegal Possession of a Firearm

On February 27, 2019, Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Denerial Travon Reddick, 21, of Pointe a la Hache, LA in the 8100 block of Highway 23 in Belle Chasse for being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm. On January 21, 2020, Reddick pled guilty to the crime of Possession of Firearm or…

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Grand Jury Indicts Hien Vinh Nguyen on Charges of Kidnapping and Rape

The District Attorney’s Office reports that on Tuesday, the 28th of January, 2020, the Grand Jury for Plaquemines Parish returned an indictment against Hien Vinh Nguyen for one count of aggravated rape (La. R.S. 14:42) and one count of second-degree kidnapping (La. R.S. 14:44.1). The charges stem from a Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation of…

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Jonathan Jason Sentenced to 40 Years

Charles Ballay, the District Attorney of Plaquemines Parish, reports that on January 8, 2020, Jonathan Jason, age 39, of Ironton, Louisiana was sentenced to 40 years at hard labor by Judge Michael Clement for jury convictions on June 19, 2019 on Sexual Battery, Attempted Aggravated Rape and two counts each of Forcible Rape, Oral Sexual…

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Torri Jackson Pleads Guilty to Obscenity

On November 20, 2019, Torri Anthony Jackson, age 35 of New Orleans, LA pled guilty to Obscenity. Judge Michael D. Clement sentenced Jackson to serve two years of incarceration with the Louisiana Department of Corrections and to successfully compete the General Education Development Program and obtain his High School Equivalency Certificate.

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Robert Huynh Pleads Guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine

On November 20, 2019, Robert Thanh Huynh, age 32 of Buras, LA, pled guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine. Judge Michael D. Clement sentenced Huynh to serve two years of incarceration with the Louisiana Department of Corrections, which was suspended. Judge Clement also ordered Huynh to serve two years of active probation, to pay $300 to…

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Ross Judy Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking and Sexual Battery

On November 12, 2019, Ross Franklin Judy, age 39 of Buras, LA, pled guilty to Human Trafficking, Cruelty to the Infirmed and Sexual Battery. For the violation of Human Trafficking, Judge Michael D. Clement sentenced Judy to serve 10 years of incarceration with the Louisiana Department of Corrections, which was suspended. However, Judy is to…

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Office News & Events

DA Office Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office remains committed to serving the community during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. To comply with the requests of the President of the United States, the Governor of Louisiana and healthcare professionals in maintaining social distancing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the public can contact our office by telephone at…

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Court Dates Rescheduled

As per Judge Kevin Conner, for 25th JDC Division A: DIVISION A MARCH 2020 UPDATES: March 17, 2020 Criminal Pre-trials have been cancelled and reset to May 19, 2020 at 1:00pm. March 19, 2020 Traffic Court has been cancelled and reset to July 16, 2020 at 1:00pm. March 30, 2020 Arraignment has been cancelled and…

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Plaquemines Parish Senior Citizens Day Postponed

Because the health and safety of our citizens is of the utmost importance, we are postponing our annual event until a later date as a precautionary measure in lieu of recent reports of coronavirus occurring in parts of Louisiana. This is an event that we look forward to each year and we will be sure…

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January is National Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month. Experts estimate that between 6 million and 7.5 million Americans are stalked every year. Stalkers’ tactics include approaching their victim or showing up in places when the victim doesn’t want them there. They make unwanted telephone calls, leaving unwanted text or voice messages. They follow the victim, spy on…

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Spreading Christmas Cheer

Staff members from the Plaquemines Parish Clerk of Court Office, the District Attorney’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, the Assessor’s Office and the Judges’ Offices came together to bring Christmas cheer to 38 children in our parish. This tradition started when Dot Lundin served as Clerk of Court 17 years ago! Each year, a staff…

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