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  • Ville Platte Man Convicted of Armed Robbery in 2011; Second Defendant to be tried in August

    August 2, 2014 9:59 PM

    A trial of two Ville Platte men ended with a jury finding one man guilty and a verdict deadlocked for the second man on charges stemming from a robbery of more than $11,000 from a truck stop and a casino in St. Landry Parish, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.... more »
  • Man convicted of killing 2; bodies found in trunk

    June 28, 2014 2:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man has been convicted in the 2011 drug-related slaying of a woman and her boyfriend. The Advocate reports 33-year-old Patrick James Ramirez will face a mandatory term of life in prison when state District Judge Mike Erwin sentences him July 17. Jaydee... more »
  • Man convicted of manslaughter in 2012 slayings

    June 15, 2014 4:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 23-year-old man who had been charged with murder has been convicted on lesser charges in a robbery left three people dead and two wounded. Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports that on Friday, jurors convicted Jubbard Price of two counts of negligent homicide and five counts of simple... more »
  • After released in error, man convicted of armed robbery in prison for life

    June 7, 2014 3:43 AM

    BURLINGTON, CO (KDVR/CNN) - A man broke his silence from behind bars, speaking out about spending the rest of his life in prison. Rene Lima-Marin was 19 years old when he robbed two video stores armed with a gun. He served 10 years and was released in April... more »
  • Man convicted of rape gets 35 years behind bars

    February 5, 2014 8:23 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Authorities say a man convicted of rape has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the March robbery and attack of a Raceland woman. Lafourche District Attorney Cam Morvant II says 18-year-old Devon Richard, of Raceland, is one of three men accused in the March... more »
  • Man convicted in Ponchatoula stabbing death

    May 17, 2013 8:47 AM

    AMITE, La. (AP) - A Tangipahoa Parish jury has convicted a 33-year-old Springfield man of second-degree murder and aggravated burglary in the stabbing death of 65-year-old Rube Rogers, of Ponchatoula. The Advocate reports Eric Maurer was accused of killing the man who raised him and then fleeing with his real... more »
  • Bogalusa man convicted in 2011 BR slaying

    February 4, 2013 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 25-year-old Bogalusa man faces an automatic sentence of life in prison for killing a sleeping Baton Rouge man in 2011. The Advocate reports that Anthony Peters was convicted Friday night of second-degree murder of 41-year-old Gregory King. State District Judge Richard Anderson scheduled sentencing... more »
  • Man convicted of raping girl gets life term

    April 6, 2012 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 22-year-old Baton Rouge man convicted Feb. 1 of aggravated rape of an 11-year-old girl in 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison. After the sentencing, The Advocate reports Leron Clark's attorney blasted East Baton Rouge Parish prosecutors for being uncompromising in the case.... more »
  • Man convicted of dumping waste into Red River

    March 22, 2012 10:51 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A federal jury has convicted a Shreveport man of several violations including the dumping of untreated wastewater directly into the Red River. The Times reports John Tuma, former president of ARKLA Disposal Services Inc. was convicted Wednesday of dumping wastewater without a permit, discharging untreated wastewater... more »
  • Slidell man convicted in house fire

    February 20, 2012 9:37 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A Slidell man, caught backing out of the driveway of a flaming house with a burned thumb and a bottle of gasoline on the floorboard of his BMW, was convicted of aggravated arson by a St. Tammany Parish jury. The Times-Picayune reports Carl Anthony Duperon, 55,... more »
  • Man convicted in fatal shooting in Independence

    February 10, 2012 10:33 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - A jury has convicted an Independence man of negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of another man after the two had an argument. District Attorney Scott Perrilloux said the jury deliberated about three hours Wednesday before finding 54-year-old Ernest Beraud. Perrilloux said the shooting took place... more »
  • Man convicted of manslaughter in shooting

    September 27, 2011 9:48 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - A 12-person Ascension Parish jury has found 29-year-old Damien Hall guilty of manslaughter in the Jan. 28, 2009, shooting death of 32-year-old Ronald Deloch Jr. Hall faces up to 40 years in prison. The Advocate reports Hall told police that Deloch hit him in the eye... more »
  • Man convicted in woman's beating death

    September 19, 2011 9:16 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A jury deliberated for about an hour before returning a unanimous guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial of Louis Joseph George, who was accused in the 1989 attack that left a woman lingering in a 12-year coma until her death in 2001. George now faces... more »
  • Man convicted of raping child a decade ago

    August 12, 2011 6:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans jury has convicted a man of raping a child more than a decade ago. Fifty-eight-year-old Samuel Williams faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison following his conviction Thursday for raping an 11-year-old girl several times in 1999 and 2000. The Orleans Parish... more »
  • Man convicted in dismemberment killing

    August 4, 2011 10:20 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Caddo Parish jurors convict Eric Mickelson of strangling a World War II veteran whose body was dismembered and left in trash containers. They must now decide whether he should die for the first-degree murder of 86-year-old Charles Martin. Assistant District Attorney Lea Hall tells the Times... more »
  • Man convicted of rape of 14-year-old

    June 10, 2011 9:30 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A West Baton Rouge Parish jury has convicted a 25-year-old Port Allen man of raping a 14-year-old girl last year. Assistant District Attorney Scotty Chabert Jr. tells The Advocate Kevan Clouatre was found guilty Wednesday in the March 6, 2010, attack in which he provided... more »
  • Man Convicted of Killing Wife, Stepdaughter

    May 13, 2011 9:23 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - A White Castle man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his wife and stepdaughter. Prosecutors said 62-year-old Ervin Allen Sr. left divorce court proceedings in Plaquemine on June 12, 2007, drove to his home, then shot his wife in the back... more »
  • Man Convicted in 1989 Rape Case

    May 13, 2011 9:03 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A jury in Lafayette has convicted a man of raping an 18-year-old girl over 20 years ago. Charles Paul Celestine faces a mandatory life prison sentence after being found guilty Thursday of aggravated rape. The victim was attacked while walking to her home on Aug. 29,... more »
  • Monroe Man Convicted in 2008 Death

    August 21, 2010 4:05 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A Monroe man has been convicted in the beating and stabbing death of another man in 2008. The News-Star reports that a jury in Monroe convicted Lavern "Pee Wee" Hampton of second-degree murder on Friday. The crime O-arries a mandatory life sentence. The victim was 58-year-old... more »
  • Life Sentence Being Pushed For Man Convicted Of Child Molestation

    July 15, 2010 5:38 PM

    Lance Barton, 51, whose record of child molestation dates back to 1984 in different cities across Louisiana, will probably be spending the rest of his life behind bars after his conviction Thursday in District Court at the Acadia Parish Courthouse. Judge Glennon Everett presided over the case. He also still... more »
  • Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

    May 27, 2010 9:20 AM

    COVINGTON, La. (AP) - A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been convicted of sexually abusing a 12-year-old Franklinton girl. A St. Tammany Parish jury deliberated for about an hour Tuesday before finding Skyler Jenkins, of Kokomo, Miss., guilty as charged of the sexual battery that occurred in Mandeville in June 2009.... more »
  • Iberville: Man convicted in slaying

    April 27, 2010 7:29 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. - An Iberville Parish jury has convicted Wendell Wesley in the 2007 shooting death of a 44-year-old Bayou Goula man. District Attorney Ricky Ward says the jury found Wesley guilty of second-degree murder Friday in the Feb. 2, 2007, death of 44-year-old James Bethley. A second-degree murder conviction... more »

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