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New Orleans News: New Year’s Eve, 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl Will Impact Traffic, Transportation and Parking

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Events associated with New Year’s Eve and the 2019 Sugar Bowl will take place in New Orleans Saturday, December 29, 2018, through Tuesday, January 1, 2019. ASSOCIATED EVENTS ALLSTATE FAN FEST Sunday, Dec. 30, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. Jax Brewery parking lot, … Continue reading New Orleans News: New Year’s Eve, 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl Will Impact Traffic, Transportation and Parking

Louisiana News: Jefferson Man, DONALD TROSCLAIR Sentenced To 97 Months in Prison after Previously Pleading Guilty To Receipt of Child Pornography

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that DONALD TROSCLAIR, age 57, a resident of Jefferson, Louisiana, was sentenced to 97 months in prison and 5 five years of supervised release after his term of imprisonment, by United States District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman after previously pleading guilty to receiving images and … Continue reading Louisiana News: Jefferson Man, DONALD TROSCLAIR Sentenced To 97 Months in Prison after Previously Pleading Guilty To Receipt of Child Pornography

LOUISIANA News: Westwego Man, MICHAEL KWAN Sentenced To 70 Months Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA –U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that MICHAEL KWAN, age 34, of Westwego, was sentenced Tuesday, December 18, 2018 to 70 months in prison. On March 20, 2018, KWAN pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and conspiring to launder his drug trafficking proceeds. According to court … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Westwego Man, MICHAEL KWAN Sentenced To 70 Months Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering

Louisiana News: HAMMOND, Eleazar Sosa Sentenced To Prison For Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

HAMMOND, La. – Eleazar Sosa, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch. Sosa was sentenced to 70 months in prison. According to documents in the case, Sosa … Continue reading Louisiana News: HAMMOND, Eleazar Sosa Sentenced To Prison For Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

LOUISIANA News: Mississippi Resident, JEFFREY M. DESALVO Sentenced For Unlawful Use Of Merchant Mariner Credentials

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JEFFREY M. DESALVO, age 35, a resident of Picayune, Mississippi, was sentenced Thursday, December 13, 2018 after previously pleading guilty to three counts of unlawful use of a merchant mariner license in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2197. U.S. District Judge Nanette Jolivette Brown sentenced DESALVO to serve … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Mississippi Resident, JEFFREY M. DESALVO Sentenced For Unlawful Use Of Merchant Mariner Credentials

Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, RONALD VANTRESS, JR. Sentenced For Bank Robbery and Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that RONALD VANTRESS, JR., age 53, of New Orleans, was sentenced on Thursday, December 13, 2018, after pleading guilty to a three-count indictment charging bank robbery, interstate transportation of stolen property, and interstate transportation of a stolen motor vehicle. Chief United States District Judge Nanette … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, RONALD VANTRESS, JR. Sentenced For Bank Robbery and Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property

Louisiana News: Three felons plead guilty for possessing firearms

SHREVEPORT/ALEXANDRIA/LAKE CHARLES, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that three felons pleaded guilty last week for possession of firearms. Shreveport Felon Pleads Guilty to Possessing Semi-Automatic Pistol SHREVEPORT – Dennis Lee Richardson, 29, of Shreveport, pleaded guilty on December 11, 2018 before U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one count … Continue reading Louisiana News: Three felons plead guilty for possessing firearms

LOUISIANA News: Mexican Man, BENITO ORBE-SANTANA Charged With Illegal Re-Entry

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that BENITO ORBE-SANTANA, age 43, a native of Mexico, was charged Friday, December 14, 2018 in a one-count indictment with illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1326(a). According to the indictment, ORBE-SANTANA was previously removed … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Mexican Man, BENITO ORBE-SANTANA Charged With Illegal Re-Entry