Peter G. Strasser

LOUISIANA News: Honduran Man, ELVIN FRANCISCO ALVAREZ-IZAGIRREZ Charged With Illegal Re-Entry

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA (STL.News) – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ELVIN FRANCISCO ALVAREZ-IZAGIRREZ, age 37, a native of Honduras, was charged Thursday, March 14, 2019 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, ALVAREZ-IZAGIRREZ was previously … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Honduran Man, ELVIN FRANCISCO ALVAREZ-IZAGIRREZ Charged With Illegal Re-Entry

Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, TROYNELL COOKS Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS, La. (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that yesterday TROYNELL COOKS, age 39, of New Orleans, pled guilty to bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a). According to court documents, on October 29, 2018, COOKS entered the Hancock Bank located at 2421 St. Claude Avenue, New … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, TROYNELL COOKS Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

LOUISIANA News: New Orleans Man, ANDREA HARRISON Pleads Guilty To False Statements to H.U.D. Program

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – ANDREA HARRISON, age 57, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty Thursday, February 28, 2019 before Chief United States District Judge Nanette Jolivette Brown to a one-count indictment for false statements in relation to programs under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, announced U.S. Attorney … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: New Orleans Man, ANDREA HARRISON Pleads Guilty To False Statements to H.U.D. Program

LOUISIANA News: Gretna Man, ALFRED HUMBLES Charged With Stalking

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ALFRED HUMBLES, age 48, was charged Thursday, February 28, 2019 in a one-count indictment with Stalking, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2261A(2)(B). According to the indictment, from November 2018 – January 28, 2019, HUMBLES sent harassing and intimidating texts … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Gretna Man, ALFRED HUMBLES Charged With Stalking

Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, JOHN L. MURRAY Indicted For Hancock Whitney Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JOHN L. MURRAY, age 65, was charged Thursday, February 28, 2019 in a one-count indictment for bank robbery in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a). According to the indictment, MURRAY robbed the Hancock Whitney Bank located in New Orleans, Louisiana on … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, JOHN L. MURRAY Indicted For Hancock Whitney Bank Robbery

LOUISIANA News: NEW ORLEANS, EGGY NAGELE, Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To Failing To Declare More Than $700,000 In Stolen Money On Tax Return. Admits To Stealing Over Five Million from New Orleans Law Firm and Real Estate Company

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced today that PEGGY NAGELE, age 65 of Thibodeaux, Louisiana pleaded guilty January 24, 2019 to a one count bill of information, charging her with violating Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206, making false statements on an income tax return. The bill of information, filed … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: NEW ORLEANS, EGGY NAGELE, Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty To Failing To Declare More Than $700,000 In Stolen Money On Tax Return. Admits To Stealing Over Five Million from New Orleans Law Firm and Real Estate Company

Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, Northshore Mortgage Broker Sentenced To Making False Statements to the Social Security Administration

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JAMES BRIANT, age 68, a resident of Covington, Louisiana and mortgage broker and senior loan officer at Alpha Mortgage, LLC was sentenced Thursday, February 7, 2019 to three years probation for making false statements to the Social Security Administration (SSA) in order to obtain … Continue reading Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, Northshore Mortgage Broker Sentenced To Making False Statements to the Social Security Administration

Louisiana News: Metairie Man, PASCAL CALOGERO, III Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy to Commit Sex Trafficking of a 14-Year-Old Female

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that PASCAL CALOGERO, III, age 59, a resident of Metairie, Louisiana, pleaded guilty yesterday before United States District Judge Sarah S. Vance to the one-count bill of information pending against CALOGERO, which charged him with conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor, in violation … Continue reading Louisiana News: Metairie Man, PASCAL CALOGERO, III Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy to Commit Sex Trafficking of a 14-Year-Old Female

Louisiana News: Laplace Woman, KENDRA GRAVES Charged with Stealing Federal Student Aid Funds and Identity Theft

Laplace,  La. – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that KENDRA GRAVES, age 31, was charged on January 31, 2019 in a two-count bill of information with theft of government funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641 and identity theft in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1028(a)(7). According … Continue reading Louisiana News: Laplace Woman, KENDRA GRAVES Charged with Stealing Federal Student Aid Funds and Identity Theft

LOUISIANA News: NEW ORLEANS, Restaurant and Owner Charged With Harboring and Employing Illegal Aliens

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that THAI THAI, LLC. d/b/a Sticky Rice Thai Cuisine and SOMPHON CHIWABANDIT, age 46, a native of Thailand, were charged Monday, January 28, 2019 in a two-count bill of information with harboring and unlawfully employing illegal aliens, in violation of Title 8, United States … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: NEW ORLEANS, Restaurant and Owner Charged With Harboring and Employing Illegal Aliens

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

Louisiana News: Tickfaw Man, ZETRICK JONES Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ZETRICK JONES, age 34, of Tickfaw, Louisiana, was indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiring to distribute heroin and methamphetamine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(C), and 846; one count of possessing with the intent to distribute … Continue reading Louisiana News: Tickfaw Man, ZETRICK JONES Charged With Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offenses

Louisiana News: Local Woman, BRITTANY THEOPHILE Sentenced for Her Role in Attempting To Introduce Controlled Substances into the Orleans Justice Center

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that BRITTANY THEOPHILE, age 30, of New Orleans, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown, to 21 months imprisonment for her role in attempting to introduce controlled substances into the Orleans Justice Center. Upon release from imprisonment, she will serve a … Continue reading Louisiana News: Local Woman, BRITTANY THEOPHILE Sentenced for Her Role in Attempting To Introduce Controlled Substances into the Orleans Justice Center

Louisiana News: Gretna Preacher, JOSEPH R. ALEXANDER Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $320,000 from Church

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced today that JOSEPH R. ALEXANDER, age 60 of Gretna, Louisiana pleaded guilty on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 to one count of a sixteen count indictment returned December 7, 2017. The government agreed to dismiss the remaining fifteen counts at sentencing, which was set for April … Continue reading Louisiana News: Gretna Preacher, JOSEPH R. ALEXANDER Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $320,000 from Church

Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, PATRICK SCHEXNAYDER Pleads Guilty to a Heroin Conspiracy and Firearm Possession Charges

NEW ORLEANS , La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that PATRICK SCHEXNAYDER, age 27, of New Orleans, has pleaded guilty to federal firearms and narcotics violations. According to court documents, PATRICK SCHEXNAYDER conspired with others to possess with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, in violation of Title 21, … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, PATRICK SCHEXNAYDER Pleads Guilty to a Heroin Conspiracy and Firearm Possession Charges

LOUISIANA News: Bogalusa Church Pastor, JERRY R. NEWTON Sentenced for Theft of Over $90,000 in Social Security Disability Funds

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that JERRY R. NEWTON, age 54 of Slidell, Louisiana was sentenced after pleading guilty to a one count Bill of Information charging Theft of Government Funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641. According to documents filed in court, NEWTON applied … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Bogalusa Church Pastor, JERRY R. NEWTON Sentenced for Theft of Over $90,000 in Social Security Disability Funds

LOUISIANA News: New Jersey Man, JOEL MICHAEL BANE Sentenced for Interference with Flight Crew

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JOEL MICHAEL BANE, age 39, of New Jersey, was sentenced Wednesday, December 12, 2018 after pleading guilty on September 13, 2018 to one count of interference with flight crew. According to the court documents, JOEL MICHAEL BANE intimidated and threatened flight attendants while on … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: New Jersey Man, JOEL MICHAEL BANE Sentenced for Interference with Flight Crew

Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, ERRY MADISON, Walmart Bandit Pleads Guilty

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that TERRY MADISON, age 22, pleaded guilty yesterday to committing robbery of a Walmart Money Center located in Hammond, Louisiana, on April 14, 2018. MADISON admitted that he entered the Walmart and passed a demand note to the cashier in the Walmart Money Center, and … Continue reading Louisiana News: NEW ORLEANS, ERRY MADISON, Walmart Bandit Pleads Guilty

LOUISIANA News: Nicaraguan Man, ROLANDO ANTONIO JARQUIN-OROZCO Charged With Illegal Use of a Social Security Number in Obtaining Louisiana Id Card

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – ROLANDO ANTONIO JARQUIN-OROZCO, age 31, a citizen of Nicaragua was charged Friday, November 30, 2018 in a one-count indictment for illegal use of a Social Security number in violation of Title 42, United States Code, Section 408(a)(7)(B). JARQUIN-OROZCO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of not more than five (5) years, … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Nicaraguan Man, ROLANDO ANTONIO JARQUIN-OROZCO Charged With Illegal Use of a Social Security Number in Obtaining Louisiana Id Card

LOUISIANA News: NEW ORLEANS, HERBERT WILLIAMS, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Man for Gun Offense

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced on Friday, November 30, 2018 that HERBERT WILLIAMS, age 50, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, was charged in a one-count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury for being a felon in possession of a firearm. If convicted, WILLIAMS faces a maximum term of imprisonment … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: NEW ORLEANS, HERBERT WILLIAMS, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Man for Gun Offense

Louisiana News: Honduran National, LENIS PADILLA RUIZ Charged With Illegal Reentry

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that LENIS PADILLA RUIZ, age 31, a citizen of Honduras, was charged Friday, November 30, 2018 in a one-count indictment with illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. ‘ 1326(a). According to the indictment, LENIS PADILLA RUIZ was previously removed from … Continue reading Louisiana News: Honduran National, LENIS PADILLA RUIZ Charged With Illegal Reentry

LOUISIANA News: Westwego Man, KHANH BUI Indicted for Mail Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – KHANH BUI, age 42, a resident of Westwego, Louisiana, was charged by a federal grand jury on November 9, 2018 in a nine-count indictment for mail fraud and aggravated identity theft, announced U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser. According to court documents, BUI fraudulently obtained credit cards and false California driver’s licenses … Continue reading LOUISIANA News: Westwego Man, KHANH BUI Indicted for Mail Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, TROYNELL COOKS Charged in Federal Court for Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that a federal grand jury returned an indictment against defendant TROYNELL COOKS, age 39, of New Orleans, for bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a). The federal indictment alleges that TROYNELL COOKS entered the Hancock Bank at 2421 St. … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, TROYNELL COOKS Charged in Federal Court for Bank Robbery

Louisiana News: Honduran National, GERMAN ALFREDO MOLINA-LARA Sentenced with Illegal Reentry

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that GERMAN ALFREDO MOLINA-LARA age 35, a citizen of Honduras, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information for illegally re-entering the United States in violation of Title 8, United States Code, Section 1326(a). According to the Bill of Information, … Continue reading Louisiana News: Honduran National, GERMAN ALFREDO MOLINA-LARA Sentenced with Illegal Reentry

Louisiana News: New Orleans Resident, DAMIAN BARBARITO ROMERO Sentenced to 78 Months Imprisonment after Previously Pleading Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that DAMIAN BARBARITO ROMERO, age 38, from New Orleans, Louisiana, was sentenced to 78 months imprisonment by United States District Judge Sarah S. Vance after previously pleading guilty to a one-count Indictment charging him with possession of child pornography involving children under the age … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Resident, DAMIAN BARBARITO ROMERO Sentenced to 78 Months Imprisonment after Previously Pleading Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Louisiana News: Metairie Man, BRAD MILLIGAN Sentenced for Manufacturing and Selling Explosive Devices and Possessing Anabolic Steroids in Federal Case

Metairie, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced on Thursday, November 8, 2018, that BRAD MILLIGAN, age 39, of Metairie, has been sentenced to credit for time served and 2 years supervised release by the Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown for manufacturing and distributing explosive materials without a license and possessing anabolic steroids with the … Continue reading Louisiana News: Metairie Man, BRAD MILLIGAN Sentenced for Manufacturing and Selling Explosive Devices and Possessing Anabolic Steroids in Federal Case

Louisiana News: Thibodeaux Woman, CHRISTELLE SCHMIDT Charged Stealing More Than Half a Million Dollars from Metairie Architect

Thibodeaux, Louisiana – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced the indictment of CHRISTELLE SCHMIDT on Friday, November 2, 2018, age 65 of Thibodeaux, Louisiana for one count of violating Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(b), Bank larceny. The indictment alleged that SCHMIDT stole more than $550,000 from a local architectural firm while employed therein … Continue reading Louisiana News: Thibodeaux Woman, CHRISTELLE SCHMIDT Charged Stealing More Than Half a Million Dollars from Metairie Architect

Louisiana News: Hammond Man, DANNY L. LETARD Indicted For Theft of More Than $240,000.00 in Social Security Funds

Hammond, La – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that DANNY L. LETARD (“LETARD”), age 57, of Hammond, Louisiana, was indicted Friday, November 2, 2018 by a federal grand jury for Theft of Government Funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641. According to the indictment, beginning in 1989, LETARD filed … Continue reading Louisiana News: Hammond Man, DANNY L. LETARD Indicted For Theft of More Than $240,000.00 in Social Security Funds

Louisiana News: November 6, 2018, Elections

Louisiana – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Irene Gonzalez will lead the efforts of the United States Attorney’s Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Gonzalez has been appointed to serve as the … Continue reading Louisiana News: November 6, 2018, Elections

Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, ELTON WILLIAMS Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy Charge

New Orleans, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ELTON WILLIAMS, age 28, of New Orleans, pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown, to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute heroin, cocaine hydrochloride, marijuana, and Tramadol. According to court documents, ELTON WILLIAMS, an inmate at the Orleans … Continue reading Louisiana News: New Orleans Man, ELTON WILLIAMS Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy Charge