WELCOME

This office remains committed to protecting the citizens of this great parish by fairly prosecuting those who commit crime and assisting those who are unfortunate victims.

Our site is designed to provide you with two kinds of information. First, for those of you who need to conduct business with our office, it is our hope to provide you with helpful information that will allow us to serve you better. Second, there are links to educational materials that will help to prevent you and your family from being victims of crime.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our site and please check back regularly for any updates or new information.

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Paul Connick,
Jefferson Parish District Attorney

WHAT’S NEW

  • Half-brothers convicted of murder in West Bank shooting

    A Jefferson Parish jury on Wednesday night (Jan. 25) found a pair of maternal half-brothers guilty as charged of killing a distant relative amid a feud. Willie Battle, 31, and Eddie Salvant, 37, both of whom lived with their mother in unincorporated Gretna, were convicted of second-degree murder in the …
  • Ferriday man convicted of armed robbery over a drug debt

    A Jefferson Parish jury on Wednesday (Jan. 18) found Landon Rogers guilty of robbing a Metairie man at gunpoint to collect on a drug debt. Rogers, 29, of Ferriday, was convicted of armed robbery. The jury, which deliberated for 3 ½ hours, acquitted Rogers of second-degree kidnapping and aggravated burglary …
  • Virgil Masey Wheeler III pleads guilty to indecent behavior with a juvenile

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Tuesday (Dec. 6) sentenced Virgil Masey Wheeler III to five years of active probation, after the defendant pleaded guilty to four counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. Wheeler, 64, of Metairie, had been charged with two counts of sexual battery of a juvenile and …
  • John Blair McMillan convicted of fatally beating his brother in Marrero

    A Jefferson Parish jury on Thursday night (Dec. 1) convicted John “Blair” McMillan IV of attacking and striking his brother in their Marrero home, causing a brain injury that led to his death. McMillan, 57, is guilty as charged of manslaughter for causing the death of Kenneth McMillan, 63. The …
  • Westwego man sentenced to 25 years for possessing child pornography

    A Jefferson Parish judge on Thursday (Dec. 1) sentenced Jagon Eldridge to 25 years in prison for his conviction of possessing child pornography. Eldridge, 49, formerly of Westwego, was convicted as charged by a Jefferson Parish jury on Nov. 9 of eight counts of possessing pornographic images involving children under …

 

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office is to ensure that justice is served by protecting the citizens of our Parish without regard to race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. Our office always will maintain the highest level of honesty, integrity, transparency, and accountability to our community. While our goal is to vigorously prosecute violent and habitual offenders, we also are committed to crime prevention through the implementation of innovative programs designed to break the cycle of crime.