Category: Louisiana – Western District

WDLA News Round-Up for the Week of April 5, 2021 | USAO-WDLA

LAFAYETTE/MONROE/SHREVEPORT, La. – Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced the resolution of numerous cases this week in United States District Court in the Western District of Louisiana,…

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Sabine Parish Man Found Guilty by Federal Jury in Shreveport | USAO-WDLA

SHREVEPORT, La. – Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Dillon Merritt, 53, of Many, Louisiana, has been convicted by a federal jury in the Western District…

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Jury Trial in Federal Court Ends with Guilty Verdict | USAO-WDLA

SHREVEPORT, La. – A federal jury in the Western District of Louisiana has returned a guilty verdict against Dale Wayne Green, Jr., 39, of Shreveport, on drug trafficking and firearms…

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Crowley Man Sentenced on Drug Trafficking Charges | USAO-WDLA

LAFAYETTE, La. – Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Alex Simien, Jr., 42, of Crowley, Louisiana, was sentenced by United States District Judge Michael J. Juneau…

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Two Louisiana College Students Charged with Identity Theft | USAO-WDLA

SHREVEPORT, La. – Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Hayden Philip Breaux, 21, of Houma, Louisiana and D’Quincy Marquis Jones, 23, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have…

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Minden Tax Preparer Indicted on Tax Fraud Charges | USAO-WDLA

SHREVEPORT, La. – A federal grand jury in Shreveport has returned an indictment charging Deborah Cooksey, 56, of Minden, Louisiana, with filing false tax returns, Acting United States Attorney Alexander…

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Heroin and Methamphetamine Traffickers Sentenced in Federal Court | USAO-WDLA

Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that two men have been sentenced in the Western District of Louisiana for trafficking heroin and methamphetamine. LAFAYETTE, La. – Blandon…

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Lafayette Man Indicted for Attempted Murder of Gay Man and Plot to Kidnap and Murder Other Gay Men | USAO-WDLA

LAFAYETTE, La. – A federal grand jury in Lafayette, Louisiana, has returned a six-count indictment charging Chance J. Seneca, 19, of Lafayette, with hate crime, kidnapping, firearm, and obstruction charges…

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St. Martinville Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distribution of Child Pornography | USAO-WDLA

LAFAYETTE, La. – Anthony Sal Melancon, Jr., 48, of St. Martinville, Louisiana, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Michael J. Juneau to 120 months (10 years) in prison,…

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