St. Landry Parish District Attorney 27th Judicial District Chad P. Pitre, St. Landry Parish District AttorneyPh. 337-948-3041
OPELOUSAS MAN CONVICTED OF RAPE
Yesterday a St. Landry Parish Jury convicted Lee Jackson, 55, of Opelousas of First-Degree Rape which carries a mandatory penalty of life in pnson.
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ST. LANDRY DISTRICT ATTORNEY OFFICE On Wednesday, August 23, 2023 after a 2-day trial, a St. Landry Parish Jury unanimously found Michael Comeaux guilty of Sexual Battery (victim under 13 years of age) and Pornography Involving Juveniles. Assistant District Attorneys Patsy Duhon and Randy Wagley prosecuted the case for the State.A Read More…
The St. Landry Parish District Attorney’s Office was awarded the prestigious statewide “Leaders in Law Enforcement Award” given by the Community Foundation of Acadiana in Lafayette on Tuesday.
After just over 30 minutes of deliberation a St. Landry Parish jury reached a verdict convicting Derrick T. Hills of the 2nd Degree Murder of his wife, Rachelle Arceneaux.
LEONARD MILLER AND FILLMORE WRIGHT RECEIVED HARD LABOR SENTENCES THIS WEEK AFTER SUCCESSFUL PROSECUTIONS BY THE ST. LANDRY PARISH DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.
On Saturday, April 22, 2023, after four days of trial, a St. Landry Parish jury unanimously found 29 year old, Eddie Stagg Jr. of Opelousas, guilty on all counts of second degree murder for the killing of Darrell Wheeler, Jr., and attempted second degree murder of Cleveland Roberts.
On April 14, 2023, the St. Landry Parish District Attorney’s Office completed its fourth homicide trial this year.
Yesterday, after only 15 minutes of deliberating, a St. Landry Parish jury found a Eunice man Leonard Miller, 36, guilty of 2nd degree murder for the killing of Clarence Mitchell also from Eunice.
WRIGHT GUILTY ON 2 COUNTS OF SEXUAL BATTERY
According to St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre, a Grand Jury today returned a four-count indictment against Kenneth Paul Rene, 43 of Opelousas for the aggravated rape and first-degree rape of his victims.
JeMarcus McLendon was sentenced today to two life sentences for the first-degree murders of Nakia Ramer and Shawn Parish.
Update: JaMarcus McClendon Found Guilty
A trial jury is scheduled to begin deliberation inside 27th Judicial District Court Thursday morning in connection with a 2016 double homicide which occurred on a rural roadway in the Plaisance area.
Closing statements in a 2016 double murder case that occurred in the Plaisance area, are expected to be delivered by prosecutors and defense attorneys before a trial jury Wednesday morning in Opelousas.
District Attorney Chad Pitre announced that the St. Landry Parish Grand Jury returned a bill of indictment on Friday, January 13, 2023 charging Easton Shelvin, Jr. with the Second Degree Murder of Ryan’Travian Darby.
St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre announced a successful jury trial to start off 2023.
On November 2, 2022, Robert McPhearson was sentenced to life imprisonment, to be served without benefit of probation , parole or suspension of sentence.
St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre announced that Isaiah Brett Carrier, 18, and Donna Granger, 42, both from Eunice, were indicted by the St. Landry Parish Grand Jury for the manslaughter of a seventeen-year-old juvenile .
Three Trials – Three Convictions – in Three weeks – St. Landry District Attorney Chad Pitre has raised the bar for felony trials in his parish. Three trials with three convictions in just three weeks.
On Wednesday St. Landry District Attorney Chad Pitre announced another successful jury trial with Brandon J. Smith, 31, being found guilty of Aggravated 2nd degree battery; Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
According to St. Landry District Attorney Chad Pitre, a Grand Jury reviewed two separate murder cases yesterday and returned indictments on both matters.
On August 30, 2022, the St. Landry Parish Grand Jury returned a true bill of indictment in connection with the double homicide that occurred in Eunice on June 16, 2022.
St. Landry Charter School officials had every right to celebrate last week, but admittedly after classes began on Thursday, it obvious they said, that there is still challenging work ahead.
St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre announced that Robert Miller (44) of Eunice was found guilty of Negligent Homicide in the death of an 18-month-old girl back in 2013.
Working Overtime: St. Landry Courthouse conducting 2 murder trials simultaneously.
A St. Landry Parish Grand Jury reviewed a murder case Thursday and returned indictments against three defendants stemming from the shooting deaths of a 4 year old girl and of an adult victim.
St. Landry Parish District Attorney Chad Pitre finds himself working in two directions in order to manage a felony court docket that might seem unconquerable.
A St. Landry Parish Grand Jury reviewed two separate murder cases Tuesday and returned indictments on both matters.
Information from Chad Pitre, St Landry Parish District Attorney regarding a result on a cold case.