Office of State Inspector General, State of Louisiana | Stephen B. Street, Jr., State Inspector General
Former Avoyelles Correctional Center warden's ex-wife pleads guilty to conspiracy charge July 09, 2018 | ALEXANDRIA, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced today that the ex-wife of a former warden for the Avoyelles Correctional Center pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Tonia Bandy, ex-wife of former prison warden Nate Cain, to plead guilty in corruption case June 28, 2018 | The ex-wife and co-defendant of former Louisiana prison warden Nate Cain intends to plead guilty in the federal corruption case in which the two are charged, court records indicate. Case against former warden Nate Cain and ex-wife in alleged ripoff of Avoyelles prison will move forward June 18, 2018 | The criminal case against former prison warden Nate Cain and his ex-wife will move forward after a federal judge denied their request to suppress evidence key to their indictments for improper purchases on the Avoyelles prison's dime.
Federal grand jury indicts two for stealing $536,000 from children’s meal program April 26, 2018 | SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced today that a federal grand jury returned charges against two Shreveport individuals who ran a nonprofit corporation for stealing more than $536,000 from a program meant to supply meals to children during the summer. Inspector General Releases 2017 Annual Report March 08, 2018
Former Major at Angola Prison Convicted of Federal Obstruction Offenses in Connection with Beating of Handcuffed and Shackled Inmate January 29, 2018 | A former Major at Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) in Angola, Louisiana, was found guilty Friday in federal court for conspiring to cover up the beating of a handcuffed and shackled inmate, and for writing a false report, falsifying official records, and lying under oath about what happened. Former School Owner and CEO Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Federal Financial Aid Fraud Scheme January 19, 2018 | BATON ROUGE, LA – Acting United States Attorney Corey R. Amundson announced today that on Friday, January 19, 2018, Chief U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson sentenced ALDEN HALL, age 58, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to serve 30 months in federal prison for her multi-year scheme to defraud the United States Department of Education and steal Pell Grant funds. The Court also ordered HALL to make restitution payments to her victim in the amount of $276,220 and pay a $500 special assessment. HALL will be required to serve a two-year term of supervised release upon her release from prison.
Thibodaux Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Theft of Government Check January 03, 2018 | Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JILL ANDRAS LEBLANC, a/k/a JILL FREMIN, age 41, of Thibodaux, pled guilty today one count of wire fraud and one count of theft of government funds. Arcadia Council Woman to Spend a Year in Prison for Theft January 03, 2018 | An Arcadia council woman will spend a year in jail following her sentencing Wednesday in Bienville District Court for a felony theft conviction. District Judge Glenn Fallin also placed Patricia Hampton on two years of supervised probation with a special condition that she make full restitution to the town of Arcadia.
CFO of Non-Profit Sentenced for Theft of Federal Grant Funds December 21, 2017 | Acting US Attorney Duane E. Evans announced that Rickey Roberson, age 49, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to one count of theft of federal grant funds. OIG Investigator Tom Boulton Receives Outstanding Collaborative Investigation Award October 26, 2017 | Tom Boulton, a Criminal Investigator and Supervisor with the Louisiana Office of State Inspector General (OIG), has been honored by the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana for his investigative work in United States of America v. Alden Hall.
Inspector General investigation of New Roads mayor results in felony plea, resignation October 19, 2017 | New Roads Mayor Robert Myer has promised to resign from office and never seek it again as part of a plea deal he reached with district prosecutors Thursday over allegations he misused city-issue credit cards and used his position to coerce city employees into actions for his personal gain. Councilwoman Convicted of Stealing from the Town of Arcadia September 26, 2017 | A jury has convicted Patricia Hampton, a former Arcadia town clerk, and current member of the town council, of theft for stealing more than $39,000 collected from residents paying their water bills.
Former Town Employee Found Guilty of Theft September 26, 2017 | On September 21, 2017, the Town of Arcadia's former water collections clerk, Patricia Coleman Hampton, was found guilty at trial of felony theft. CFO of Non-Profit Pleads Guilty to Theft of Federal Funds September 21, 2017 | Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that RICKEY ROBERSON, age 49, of New Orleans, pled guilty to one count of theft of federal grant funds. According to court documents, from at least 2010 to the present, ROBERSON and his wife operated Alternatives Living, Inc., a non-profit that received federal funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the form of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). ROBERSON agreed that the total amount of restitution that he owes exceeds $84,000.


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