Category: Louisiana – Middle District

Krotz Springs Man Sentenced to 77 Months in Federal Prison for Defrauding Baton Rouge Company | USAO-MDLA

Acting United States Attorney Ellison C. Travis announced today that U.S. Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced Michael J. Kaiser, age 43, of Krotz Springs, Louisiana, to 77 months in…

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Eighth Defendant Sentenced to Federal Prison for Felony Lane Gang-Type Criminal Activity in Baton Rouge and Across Louisiana | USAO-MDLA

Acting United States Attorney Ellison C. Travis announced that Chief U.S. District Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced Raymond Mathews, age 35, of Oakland Park, Florida, to 48 months in federal…

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Livingston Man Convicted of Attempted Enticement of a Minor Sentenced to 292 Months in Federal Prison | USAO-MDLA

Acting United States Attorney Ellison C. Travis announced that U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced Jonathan Kimbrell, age 46, of Livingston, Louisiana, to 292 months in federal prison following…

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Baton Rouge Woman Charged with Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in Connection with Fraudulent Scheme to Obtain Unemployment Benefits | USAO-MDLA

A federal grand jury recently returned a seven-count indictment charging Shawnda Rochelle Augustus, age 39, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft for allegedly obtaining and…

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DOJ Announces Coordinated Law Enforcement Action to Combat Health Care Fraud Related to COVID-19 | USAO-MDLA

The Department of Justice today announced criminal charges against 14 defendants, including 11 newly-charged defendants and three who were charged in superseding indictments, in seven federal districts across the United…

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Zachary Man Sentenced to 200 Months in Federal Prison for Gun and Drug Charges | USAO-MDLA

Acting United States Attorney Ellison C. Travis announced that U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced Eddie Darnell Jones, Sr., age 47, of Zachary, Louisiana, to 200 months in federal…

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Convicted Felon Sentenced to 180 Months in Federal Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes | USAO-MDLA

Acting United States Attorney Ellison C. Travis announced that Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced Louis Butler, III, age 40, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to 180 months in federal prison,…

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Tennessee Couple Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud and Wire Fraud | USAO-MDLA

A federal grand jury recently returned an eight-count indictment charging Haskell Knight, a/k/a “Trey Knight,” age 56, and Emily Knight, a/k/a “Emily Ricciardelli,” a/k/a “Emily Fryer,” age 37, both of…

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Acting U.S. Attorney Ellison C. Travis Recognizes Police Week | USAO-MDLA

In honor of National Police Week, Acting U.S. Attorney Ellison C. Travis recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. This year, the week is…

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DEA Announces April 24, 2021 Prescription Drug Take Back Day | USAO-MDLA

Acting United States Attorney Ellison C. Travis announces support of DEA’s 11th Annual Prescription Drug Take Back Day to be held on April 24, 2021.  The National Prescription Drug Take…

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