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  • Man pleads guilty to investment fraud scheme

    July 12, 2014 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to two counts of mail fraud for executing a $13 million investment fraud scheme that included victims in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida. The Advocate reports 59-year-old James R. Holdman, of Baker, Louisiana, entered the plea Friday in federal... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in Bayou Blue death

    July 12, 2014 3:21 PM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Houma man will spend life in prison after pleading guilty to killing a former neighbor. The Houma Courier reports that 38-year-old Cody Callais pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday in the death of 68-year-old Rickie Samanie of Bayou Blue. Samanie was found dead Jan. 21... more »
  • Ohio man pleads guilty to possession of child porn

    February 3, 2014 6:22 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - An Ohio man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria, La., to possessing child pornography in an Alexandria hotel. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 40-year-old Dwayne Dunlavy, of Ravenna, Ohio, pleaded guilty Thursday before U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell. The Town Talk reports... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to receiving child porn

    December 12, 2013 9:07 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A Downsville man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to receiving child pornography. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Louisiana says 33-yeaer-old Randy A. Powell, who was arrested in October, pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L.... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to illegally burning waste tires

    October 25, 2013 6:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 70-year-old Evangeline Parish man arrested in March for illegally burning waste tires has pleaded guilty in state court. The state Department of Environmental Quality said Thursday that Leroy Hardy, of Basile, entered a plea to one felony count of disposing of a substance which... more »
  • New Orleans man pleads guilty to theft

    August 29, 2013 4:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 48-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to stealing Social Security benefits to which he was not entitled. U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente's office says Cristino Nunez entered the plea Wednesday to theft of government funds before U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan. According to court... more »
  • Vidalia man pleads guilty to illegal discharges

    April 17, 2013 9:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 58-year-old Vidalia man has pleaded guilty to his role in the illegal discharges of pollutants into state waters in Cameron Parish. Carr William Brown, a field technician for T&F Oil, a Mandeville-based company owned by his brother, Lobdell Brown, entered the plea Tuesday in... more »
  • N.O. man pleads guilty to stealing federal funds

    February 22, 2013 8:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to fraudulently receiving Social Security benefits intended for his late mother. Forty-year-old Lam Nguyen (win) faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following his guilty plea Thursday to theft of government funds. Federal... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in embezzlement case

    July 13, 2012 6:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 69-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of theft of government funds. U.S Attorney Jim Letten's office says Robert P. McFarland entered the plea Thursday before U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon. McFarland, as executive director of New Orleans... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to theft from naval base store

    March 23, 2012 6:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Covington man has pleaded guilty to a charge he embezzled roughly $50,000 from a store on the Naval Support Activity base in New Orleans. Forty-year-old Gary Massie faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following his guilty plea Thursday... more »
  • Pineville man pleads guilty to burning US flags

    March 6, 2012 7:12 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A 26-year-old Pineville man has pleaded guilty to three counts of simple arson for burning U.S. flags last year in Alexandria The Town Talk reports the defendant, Ahmed Cathy Khaled, told the judge that he shouldn't have listened to the voices in his head brought on... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to discharging pollutants

    February 29, 2012 10:18 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say the son of a father-son team running a wastewater treatment facility has pleaded guilty to illegally discharging pollutants. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 28-year-old Cody Tuma pleaded guilty Tuesday to discharging untreated wastewater into the Red River without a permit in violation... more »
  • La. man pleads guilty to stealing $42K in benefits

    February 9, 2012 9:33 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An Opelousas man has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining disability insurance benefits from the Social Security Administration. Forty-six-year-old Kevin V. Leday faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison following his guilty plea Wednesday in Lafayette to theft and fraud charges. Federal prosecutors say Leday... more »
  • Hammond man pleads guilty to gambling charge

    January 13, 2012 10:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Hammond, La., man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal sports betting business and tax evasion. Federal prosecutors say 51-year-old Joseph A. Schillace IV has agreed as part of his guilty plea Thursday to pay more than $464,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to stealing federal funds

    October 21, 2011 6:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Harahan man has pleaded guilty to stealing government funds. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says Vernon Ponder pleaded guilty Thursday before U.S. District Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon. Letten says Ponder applied to the Mississippi Development Authority and to the U.S. Small Business Association for money... more »
  • Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Rape of Girl

    October 5, 2011 12:27 PM

    BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss (AP) - After she was kidnapped from her home in Slidell, La., driven across the state line into Mississippi, raped on the side of the road then left behind at a gas station, a stranded 11-year-old girl was approached by yet another man. Sean Robertson, 21,... more »
  • Man pleads guilty of firearm possession

    September 29, 2011 5:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 40-year-old Greensburg man has pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. Clifton Holmes Jr., faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. According to a factual basis of the case... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in off-duty officer's death

    September 21, 2011 6:44 AM

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty and will serve less than three years in prison for punching and killing an off-duty Gretna police officer on Bourbon Street last summer. The Times Picayune reports that Joshua Miner pleaded guilty Tuesday to manslaughter in the death of 28-year-old... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in Katrina insurance fraud case

    July 22, 2011 6:22 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 52-year-old Raceland man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of wire fraud linked to unemployment insurance debit cards he fraudulently obtained and used during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says Charles Shields entered the plea Thursday before U.S. District Judge... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in 2009 shooting

    June 22, 2011 7:43 AM

    PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Kaplan man has admitted to the 2009 fatal shooting of a Plaquemine man, blaming the crime on a case of mistaken identity after a drug deal gone bad. The Advocate reports 27-year-old Channing P. Touchet pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder shortly before... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in New Iberia slaying

    June 15, 2011 9:57 AM

    NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - The 22-year-old man accused of beating a New Iberia orthodontist to death in December has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The plea means Ismael Viera now faces a mandatory life sentence in the Dec. 13 death of Robert Chastant, 59. Viera's attorney, Nancy Dunning, a... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in fatal crash

    June 7, 2011 10:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man has pleaded guilty to alcohol-related vehicular homicide charges in a fiery Interstate 10 crash that killed five members of a Georgia family, including a 2-year-old, in 2009. The Advocate reports 31-year-old Dwayne Leggett entered his plea Monday before state District Judge... more »
  • La. man pleads guilty to bribery plot

    February 18, 2011 9:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Baton Rouge man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe a former New Orleans city official in a kickback scheme involving contracts for the city's crime surveillance program. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Dwaine Hodges helped a businessman, Mark St. Pierre, funnel payoffs to Anthony Jones, who... more »
  • Details of Quadruple Slaying

    November 10, 2010 11:46 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Lee Roy Williams, 51, pleaded guilty to four counts of first-degree murder Tuesday, hours after a Calcasieu Parish grand jury indicted him on the charges. State District Judge Kent Savoie imposed four consecutive life sentences, a term agreed to by prosecutors and Williams' defense counsel.... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty in Louisiana Police Shooting

    November 3, 2010 8:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the shooting injury last November of a Baton Rouge police officer working a private security detail. State District Judge Lou Daniel sentenced John L. Butler Tuesday to two years in prison, to be followed by four years of... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in human trafficking case

    October 20, 2010 10:03 PM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man from Uzbekistan who was accused of running a 14-state human trafficking ring in Kansas City has pleaded guilty to four charges under a plea agreement in which he will serve at least 10 years in federal prison. Abrorkhodja Askarkhodjaev, 31, was facing more... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty to 2009 Beating Death

    September 28, 2010 8:53 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A 27-year-old Lake Charles man has pleaded guilty to beating another man to death in 2009. Phillips Cooks faces up to 40 years in prison on a charge of manslaughter. Judge Kent Savoie ordered the probation and parole office on Monday to prepare a presentencing... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Chat with Teens

    September 28, 2010 8:00 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Prosecutors say 21-year-old Daniel James Broussard has pleaded guilty in federal court to having used the Internet and his cell phone to have sexual chats with four teenage girls from the Lafayette area. As part of a plea deal, Broussard pleaded guilty Monday to two counts... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide

    September 23, 2010 7:08 AM

    VIDALIA, La. - The driver of a vehicle that struck and killed Concordia Parish sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide. The Natchez Democrat reports 31-year-old Joseph Drummer entered his plea Wednesday and was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor. Drummer had previously pleaded not guilty to the... more »
  • Man pleads guilty in '90 rape, killing

    September 22, 2010 9:45 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - A 43-year-old man arrested nearly four years ago after DNA tied him to the unsolved rape and slaying of a Dutchtown woman in 1990 has pleaded guilty and identified a second man as the person who killed the victim. Ascension Parish prosecutors say Herman Frazier pleaded... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty to ID Theft

    August 18, 2010 7:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A man alleged to have stolen $150,000 while using the credit information of at least 30 current or retired Baton Rouge police officers has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft. In a plea agreement with federal prosecutors, 48-year-old Alton K. Davis, of Baton Rouge, admitted... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty in Burger King Murder

    May 17, 2010 5:16 PM

    UPDATE: Nine-teen year old Edward Zeno has pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a Burger King employee ..... It happened in November of 2008 when Zeno and some friends ordered food at the drive-thru window of a Burger King in a stolen vehicle.... Zeno and Burger King manager James... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Disposal of Hazardous Waste

    May 7, 2010 9:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A 41-year-old man has pleaded guilty in state court to illegally disposing of hazardous waste. Authorities say Robert Beam, the former owner of Lake Charles-based Chrome Doctor and Chrome Technology, entered the plea to unlawful disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Lafayette Man Pleads Guilty To Misapplication Of Bank Funds

    March 30, 2010 5:33 PM

    Christopher P. Smith, 30, of Lafayette, La., pleaded guilty to one count of misapplication of bank fund. Smith embezzled a total of $231,000.00 from Chase Bank Customers Smith was employed at JP Morgan Chase Bank as a personal banker at Chase Bank's Southpark Branch in Lafayette and was... more »
  • Man Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter After Girlfriend's Death

    February 3, 2010 12:46 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A 57-year-old Lafayette man has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge after setting his girlfriend on fire in August 2007. The Advocate reports Wilbert Clark Jr. received a 40-year prison sentence Tuesday in the death of Sandra Anderson, whom he set on fire at the couple's... more »
  • Lafayette Man Pleads Guilty In Bank Robbery Case

    January 21, 2010 12:39 PM

    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A day into jury selection, a Lafayette man has pleaded guilty to three counts of armed robbery in connection with three 2008 bank robberies in Rapides Parish. Charles Bryant Anderson was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years without the benefit of probation, parole or suspension of his... more »

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