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  • Houston man gets prison for child porn possession

    November 2, 2012 3:56 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Coast Guard chief warrant officer who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography has been sentenced to five years in prison. U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi in Lake Charles also on Thursday sentenced 50-year-old Michael Robert Gleason, of Houston, to 10 years of supervised release... more »
  • N.O. rapper gets prison in firearms case

    July 19, 2012 6:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans rapper who pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a firearm and conspiring to obstruct justice has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Christopher Dorsey, known as "BG," also was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan to three years of supervised release... more »
  • Man gets prison for oil-spill fraud

    May 18, 2012 8:57 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A 28-year-old Gulfport man has been sentenced to prison for 37 months and ordered to make restitution of $27,000 for fraud involving an oil-spill recovery claim. The Sun Herald reports Moses W. Keys was sentenced Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. also ordered three years... more »
  • La. man gets prison in bankruptcy case

    April 19, 2012 6:51 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Maurice man who was convicted of concealing bankruptcy assets has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. U.S. District Judge Rebecca Doherty in Lafayette on Tuesday sentenced 52-year-old Thad Corey Theall to 27 months in prison and ordered him to repay $50,000 to... more »
  • La. woman gets prison for misusing patient data

    April 13, 2012 7:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Westwego woman has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for using patient information stolen from a New Orleans hospital for her personal gain. U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon on Thursday sentenced 26-year-old Sherrie Blair to 27 months in prison. Fallon sentenced Blair's... more »
  • Ex-business owner gets prison sentence

    April 11, 2012 8:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The former owner of a now-defunct Baton Rouge debt-collection agency has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison in a case that caused combined losses of more than $430,000 at two banks. On Tuesday, Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson also ordered 59-year-old William... more »
  • Slidell man gets prison for punching postal worker

    March 22, 2012 9:13 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Slidell man has been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting a postal worker. A federal judge in New Orleans also on Wednesday sentenced 28-year-old Tracy Tardiff to three years of supervised release following his prison term. Federal prosecutors say the postal worker was... more »
  • Man gets prison for illegally buying assault rifle

    March 15, 2012 5:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A convicted felon who pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining an assault rifle at a Kenner gun show has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 23-year-old Kena James purchased the rifle in June at a gun show for 26-year-old Hilton Fluker,... more »
  • Ex-bank officer gets prison for embezzling money

    December 16, 2011 10:09 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A former president of a Church Point bank has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 in bank funds. U.S. District Judge Richard Haik also on Thursday sentenced 76-year-old Steve J. Broussard, of Welsh, to five years of supervised release following... more »
  • Texas man gets prison for kickback scheme

    October 21, 2011 6:33 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Texas businessman who pleaded guilty to conspiring with a New Orleans police captain to defraud the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a kickback scheme has been sentenced to five years in prison. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier also on Thursday ordered 38-year-old Joseph Branch, of... more »
  • Restaurateur gets prison, fine in tax fraud case

    September 16, 2011 8:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A former manager of several Baton Rouge restaurants has been sentenced to four months in federal prison and four months in a halfway house for helping other people commit tax fraud. The Advocate reports 37-year-old Mohamed H. Ruman also was ordered by Chief U.S. District... more »
  • Businessman gets prison in bribery case

    June 22, 2011 7:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former co-owner of an Illinois-based technology company has been sentenced to one year in prison for his role in a plot to bribe school officials to secure federally subsidized contracts for Internet access and telecommunications services. U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey in New Orleans also... more »
  • Former Monroe tax collector gets prison

    June 22, 2011 7:15 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - The ex-director of Monroe's Revenue and Taxation Department has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in state prison. Under the sentence handed down Tuesday, 53-year-old Patrick Onyemechara got concurrent 10-year sentences for each of 10 felony theft counts. He pleaded guilty in March. State District Judge... more »
  • La. man gets prison in child porn case

    June 15, 2011 9:25 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An Army sergeant who pleaded guilty to downloading child pornography on his home computer has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Richard Haik in Lafayette on Tuesday sentenced 24-year-old Christopher Ryder, of Lake Charles, to 160 months in prison followed... more »
  • Ex-judge gets prison in bribery scheme

    September 9, 2010 9:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former state judge has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme to allow inmates to get out of jail without paying any bond money. Sixty-two-year-old Wayne Cresap, who sat in St. Bernard Parish, also was ordered Thursday to... more »
  • Man Gets Prison Time For Trafficking In Counterfeit Goods

    August 26, 2010 5:02 PM

    Shreveport, La.: Dwight Anthony Reed, 52, of Bossier City, La., owner of a retail store formerly located in Pierre Bossier Mall in Bossier City, La., was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison for trafficking in counterfeit goods, United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today. Reed was also sentenced... more »

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