Criminal Case News

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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Recent Convictions & Sentencings

  On May 10, 2021, Londell Davon Randall, age 43, of Braithwaite, LA, plead guilty to Possession of Buprenorphine and was sentenced to 4 years at hard labor in the Department of Corrections by Judge Michael D. Clement. On May 10, 2021, Lyndell Williams, age 37, of Phoenix, LA, plead guilty to 3 counts of…

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Recent Convictions & Sentencings

On April 20, 2021:   Evan Nicholas Billiot, III, age 29, of Boothville, LA, plead guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin, Methamphetamine and Marijuana and was sentenced to 8 years at hard labor in the Department of Corrections by Judge Kevin D. Conner. Michael D. Campbell, age 27, of Mansfield, LA, plead guilty…

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Recent Convictions and Sentencings

On April 13, 2021, Lance Randall Fortmayer, age 31, of New Orleans, LA, plead guilty to Violation of a Protective Order and was sentenced to 2 years at hard labor in the Department of Corrections by Judge Kevin D. Conner.   On April 13, 2021, Bradley Scott Hingle, age 31, of Buras, LA, plead guilty…

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Recent Convictions & Sentencings

On April 12, 2021:   Ronald J. Black, age 28, of Belle Chasse, LA, plead guilty to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling and his sentencing is set for June 23, 2021 before Judge Michael D. Clement.   Wyatt M. Evans, age 25, of Belle Chasse, LA, plead guilty to Conspiracy To Commit Distribution of…

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Trevor J. Encalade Pleads Guilty to Simple Arson

On March 9, 2021, Trevor Joseph Encalade, Jr., age 23, of St. Bernard, LA, plead guilty to the crime of Simple Arson and was sentenced by Judge Kevin D. Conner to serve 5 years at hard labor at the LA Department of Corrections. This sentence is to be served consecutive to his Jefferson Parish convictions…

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Office News & Events

District Attorney’s Office Re-opens After Hurricane Ida

The District Attorney’s Office has re-opened with its normal business hours of Monday – Thursday 8:30am to 4:30pm and Friday 8:30am to 3:00pm.   I would like to thank all of the First Responders (Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office, Plaquemines Fire Department, EMS), Plaquemines Parish Government workers, Military Personnel, and Electric Linemen for all the hard…

Jarvis Cosse Pleads Guilty

On August 17, 2021, Jarvis Alexis Cosse, age 31, of Phoenix, LA, plead guilty to Illegal Possession of Weapon (Firearm), Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Numbers or Marking and Possession of Oxycodone and Marijuana and was sentenced to 6 years at hard labor in the Department of Corrections by Judge Kevin D. Conner.  

Kent Found Guilty by Jury

On August 2, 2021 a Petit Jury was convened in Plaquemines Parish for the case against Sharrieff Kent, 40, from Belle Chasse.   On August 5th, Mr. Kent was found guilty of 2 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property and Illegal Use of a Dangerous Weapon.  The lead Assistant District…

Franklin Melwin Senfles was Indicted by a Grand Jury on Second Degree Murder

On July 14, 2021 a Grand Jury in Plaquemines Parish indicted Franklin Melwin Senfles, age 22, from Gretna for Second Degree Murder for distributing drugs that contained fentanyl that caused the death of Hailey Deickman on May 14, 2021, in Belle Chasse.  Ms. Deickman was set to graduate for Belle Chasse High School 11 days…

Evan Nicholas Billiot Plead Guilty to Domestic Abuse Battery: Causing Serious Bodily Injury

On July 1, 2021, Evan Nicholas Billiot, Jr., age 30, of Boothville, LA, plead guilty to the crime of Domestic Abuse Battery: Causing Serious Bodily Injury and was sentenced by Judge Kevin D. Conner to serve 5 years at hard labor at the LA Department of Corrections.  

Happy 4th of July

The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney’s Office will be closed Monday, July 5th for observation of 4th of July. Please everyone have a safe and happy 4th of July.  

Flag Day

Happy Memorial Day – Office Closed

  On Monday, May 31, 2021 the District Attorney’s Office will be closed in observation of Memorial Day.  Have a wonderful and safe weekend!        

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…

Recent Convictions & Sentencings

  On May 10, 2021, Londell Davon Randall, age 43, of Braithwaite, LA, plead guilty to Possession of Buprenorphine and was sentenced to 4 years at hard labor in the Department of Corrections by Judge Michael D. Clement. On May 10, 2021, Lyndell Williams, age 37, of Phoenix, LA, plead guilty to 3 counts of…