Category: Louisiana – Middle District

Former Southern University Band Director Sentenced to Federal Prison for Embezzlement Charges | USAO-MDLA

Acting United States Attorney Ellison C. Travis announced that U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson sentenced Nathan Haymer, age 43, of Houston, Texas, to 13 months in federal prison following…

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Acting United States Attorney Appointed | USAO-MDLA

Ellison C. Travis has been appointed and sworn in as the Acting United States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana following the resignation of Brandon J. Fremin who had…

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U.S. Attorney Brandon J. Fremin Announces His Departure | USAO-MDLA

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that he has submitted his resignation as United States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, effective February 28, 2021.  Mr. Fremin…

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Texas Man Sentenced to 240 Months in Federal Prison on Gun and Drug Charges | USAO-MDLA

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced that U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson sentenced Hugo Gomez, age 34, of Laredo, Texas, to 240 months in federal prison following his…

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Baton Rouge Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud | USAO-MDLA

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that Todd Mixon, age 50, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pled guilty to one count of wire fraud before Chief Judge Shelly D….

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Denham Springs Woman Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Conspiracy to Commit Disaster Fraud | USAO-MDLA

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced that U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced Casondra Reagan, age 44, of Denham Springs, to 15 months in federal prison following her…

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Gonzales Man Sentenced to 198 Months in Federal Prison for Child Pornography | USAO-MDLA

United States Attorney Brandon J.  Fremin announced that U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles sentenced Taylor Haynes, age 29, of Gonzales, Louisiana, to serve 198 months in federal prison following…

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Justice Department Announces Civil Investigation into Louisiana’s Prison Release Practices | USAO-MDLA

The Justice Department announced today that it has opened a statewide civil investigation into Louisiana’s prisoner release practices. The investigation will examine the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections’…

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Leader of Baton Rouge-Based “FreeBandz” Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 181 Months in Federal Prison | USAO-MDLA

United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced that U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson sentenced Shanard Zelron Banks, age 32, to 181 months in federal prison following his convictions for…

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