Plead Guilty

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 A Shreveport man  pleaded guilty to possessing a pistol even though he was a convicted felon.


Jamario Montreal Harris, 31, of Shreveport, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The plea will become final after it is accepted by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr.  According to the guilty plea, law enforcement agents found Harris in possession of a .40 caliber Glock pistol on March 20, 2017. He was previously convicted of a felony and not allowed to possess a firearm.


Guilty Plea In Federal Witness' Death

Dec 4, 2017
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A New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to multiple crimes, including murdering a federal witness, in connection with a conspiracy involving robbery of drug dealers.

Fifty-four-year-old Gregory Denson faces a possible life sentence. However, a plea agreement filed in federal court Friday states that prosecutors agree that a 30-year sentence would be appropriate in the case.

32-year-old Amethyst Baird Rathore of Monroe has pleaded guilty to attempted first degree murder of a police officer and three other charges in the January shooting of a state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Agent. Rathore’s attorney has said she suffered a concussion prior to the shooting of agent Tyler Wheeler. Legal analyst Tim Meche says her attorney may use that defense at the sentencing hearing.