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  • Gretna resident sentenced to 20 years, fined $50,000 in cocaine possession case

    A Jefferson Parish judge has sentenced a former Gretna resident to 20 years in prison for the almost 4,000 grams of cocaine he was found to possess during an investigation into narcotics trafficking from Texas. The cocaine in total had a $600,000 local street value. Marvin Acevedo, 35, also was ordered to pay a $50,000 …
  • Marrero man convicted in Harvey double-murder, attempted murder

    A Jefferson Parish jury found Jacobie “Cobie” Green guilty Friday night (Aug. 3) of opening fire in a Harvey apartment on Father’s Day 2015, killing two men and critically wounding a third man. Green, 26, who lived in Marrero at the time, was convicted as charged of two counts of second-degree murder and one count …
  • Gretna resident convicted of possessing almost 4,000 grams of cocaine

    A Jefferson Parish jury has found a Gretna resident guilty of possessing almost 4,000 grams of cocaine, which deputies found in a West Bank storage unit during their investigation of narcotics trafficking that originated in Texas. The defendant, who uses the name Marvin Acevedo, 35, was convicted as charged Tuesday night (July 10) of possession …
  • Houma man sentenced to life plus 40 years for killing Slidell man, burning his SUV

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Thursday (June 28) sentenced Terrance Calloway of Houma to life in prison plus 40 years, for his conviction of killing a Slidell man in Harvey during a robbery. Judge Michael Mentz of the 24th Judicial District Court also found Calloway in direct contempt of court and sentenced him to three …
  • Texas man sentenced to 20 years for possession, conspiracy to distribute 50 pounds of cocaine

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Thursday (July 28) sentenced Miguel Angel Garcia Jr., to 20 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute 50 pounds of cocaine that federal and local authorities found concealed in modified vehicle gas tank. Garcia, 44, of Laredo, Texas, was convicted as charged by a Jefferson Parish …