Posts tagged with "Parish"

29. August 2020
A message from First Assistant District Attorney Jacob Johnson: The office will remain closed until further notice. All court appearances will be rescheduled. To our employees- We will alert everyone via email and social media. We will also do our best to contact those without email via text. Please stay safe.
21. April 2017
11. April 2017
On April 6, 2017, a Calcasieu Parish District Court jury found David Billy Parker Jr., guilty of two (2) counts of Armed Robbery with a Firearm and two (2) counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. On November 15, 2015, at approximately 2 a.m., Parker entered the America’s Best Suites on Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, Louisiana. He brandished a revolver upon Richard Evans, a hotel clerk, and demanded money in the safe and cash drawer of the hotel. Parker fled the scene with...
29. March 2017
On March 24, 2017, Dudley Melancon, 28, of Opelousas, was sentenced in 14th Judicial District Court, by Judge David Ritchie to life in prison without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence. Melancon, a third time violent offender, was found guilty of 1st degree Robbery on August 31, 2016, for the robbery of a clerk for the Sulphur Water District. He was previously convicted for the 1st degree robbery of a truck stop casino in Opelousas in 2015 and a 2nd degree battery during a...
24. March 2017
On March 24, 2017, Ali Lee Barconey, 33, was found Guilty of Second Degree murder in the 2014 death of Nathaniel Reynaud. On September 25, 2014, officers with the Lake Charles Police Department were dispatched to a home on Allen Street in reference to shots fired. When they arrived, they found the victim fatally injured. Another victim at the scene had been shot in the face but survived, as well as a third victim who was treated for minor injuries. The Lake Charles Police Department...
24. February 2017
On February 23, 2017, a jury returned a guilty verdict for all counts against Javonta Jermel Harrison, age 20, for Aggravated Rape, Aggravated Burglary, and Armed Robbery with a Firearm. On August 14, 2015, officers with the Lake Charles Police Department, were dispatched to St. Mary Drive, Lake Charles, La., in reference to report of a burglary and rape. The defendant, Harrison, gained access to the victim’s residence, while she was sleeping, by pushing a window air conditioning unit into...
13. February 2017
On February 13, 2017, District Judge Ron Ware found Austin Mott Jr., age 46, guilty of Aggravated Rape. On October 5, 1999, the victim was running at the Lake Charles Civic Center and stopped to use the ladies restroom. Mott entered the restroom, hit the victim multiple times, breaking her nose. He then threw her into a bathroom stall and raped her. The victim was able to leave the restroom and drive herself to a local hospital. In 2015, Lt. Kevin Kirkum with the Lake Charles Police Department...
01. February 2017
Jurors returned a verdict of guilty on all counts in the trial of Antonieo George Smith. Smith was charged with Second degree murder, Attempted Second degree murder, Aggravated Burglary and Armed Robbery. On May 16, 2016, the defendant Antonieo George Smith, age 17 at the time, entered the residence of victims, Robert and Rita Anderson, without authorization and armed himself with a knife. Upon encountering Rita Anderson, as she entered her home from the grocery store, Smith stabbed her...
25. January 2017
24. January 2017
District Attorney John DeRosier, along with local District Attorney's and Sheriff's discussed current and upcoming issues involving the criminal justice system with the Southwest Louisiana Legislative Delegation. Guest speaker was Pete Adams with the Louisiana District Attorney's Association.

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