Wednesday Feb 26
Men sentenced in oyster theft and harvesting in BP oil spill-closed areas
Three men pleaded guilty and were sentenced in Plaquemines Parish on Tuesday for harvesting oysters during illegal hours, unlawfully removing oysters from a private lease, and for violating the emergency fishery closure still in effect from the BP oil spill, along with other violations.
Port Sulphur teen indicted for fatally shooting classmate after mistaking him for a hog
A Port Sulphur teenager on Wednesday was charged with negligent homicide for fatally shooting his 18-year-old friend and classmate in December after mistaking him for a hog in a wooded, unlit area near Shirley B. Drive in Nairn, just south of Port Sulphur A Plaquemines Parish grand jury indicted Wyatt Events, 18, on Wednesday, according to ... (more)
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Jiff Hingle
Plaquemines Parish Sheriff I.F."Jiff" Hingle thanked all of the agencies for all of their hard work bringing about the C.A.R.E. Centers Tuesday, May 1,2007 during a dedication and ribbon cutting in Belle Chasse for the Plaquemines Community C.A.R.E. Centers.