The Ouachita Parish Grand Jury met on April 28, 2022, to hear evidence on eight felony cases. The Jury returned Indictments in all matters. Defendant Tony D. Davis was indicted for a March 2022 homicide of his domestic partner. Davis is charged with one count of Second Degree Murder. Defendant Christon Bradley was indicted for…

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The trial in the case of State of Louisiana v. Bobby Joe Brown, Jr. began Monday, April 4, 2022, in the Ouachita Parish Courthouse. The defendant was charged with 1 count of Aggravated Rape, 2 counts of Sexual Battery, and 1 count of Oral Sexual Battery. Testimony in the trial began on Wednesday and concluded…

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Employees of the District Attorney’s Office were at Bastrop High School on Friday, April 8th for the Career and Transition Fair. The focus of this event was to introduce students with special needs to the resources available in the community to support them in meeting their post-secondary goals in the areas of education, training, employment,…

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Beginning January 24, 2022, a week-long jury trial was held in the Ouachita Parish Courthouse in the case of State of Louisiana v. Issac Gee. The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Shirley Wilson-Davis and Danielle Linkford. The Honorable Frederick Jones presided over the trial. At the close of evidence, the jury deliberated for…

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The Ouachita Parish Grand Jury met on January 20, 2022, to consider the matter of State of Louisiana v. Blake Bardwell. Ultimately, the Grand Jury returned a True Bill in the case indicting Blakewell for 2 counts of Second Degree Murder.

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The Ouachita Parish Grand Jury met on November 19, 2021, to hear cases pending in Ouachita Parish. The Jury returned indictments in all cases. Defendant Tommy Wynn Johnson was indicted on charges of Domestic Abuse Battery, Domestic Abuse Battery by Strangulation, Aggravated Battery, and False Imprisonment with a Dangerous Weapon. Defendant Dorian Jamal Kennedy was…

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The Office of the District Attorney received for review the final report of the Northeast Louisiana Sheriff’s Investigative Unit pertaining to the in-custody death of David Harris on April 3, 2021. The purpose for said review was for the determination of criminal wrongdoing. After careful review of the written reports, recorded statements of witnesses, numerous…

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Thomas Ray Davis was found guilty as charged of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender- Second Offense following a jury trial at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse.  The three day trial began on June 28, 2021. The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Sean Southern and Holly Jones. The Defendant was represented by Attorney…

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April 14, 2021 Jorge Lopez Benavides of Oxford, Mississippi, was found guilty of two counts of vehicular homicide and 1 count of first degree vehicular negligent injuring. Trial of the matter was held on April 14, 2021. Assistant District Attorney Shirley Wilson Davis represented the State of Louisiana. The Defendant was represented by Attorney John…

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Elliott Jackson was arrested and charged with one count of Attempted Armed Robbery, 1 count of Attempted Second Degree Murder and 1 count of being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm. The charges arose from an incident that occurred on or about November 16, 2016, when the Defendant armed himself with a stolen firearm…

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