TWO FORMER ST. TAMMANY PARISH SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES PLEAD GUILTY FOR THEIR ROLES IN KICKBACK AND BRIBERY SCHEME INVOLVING CONTRACT FOR PRIVATIZATION OF WORK RELEASE PROGRAM IN ST. TAMMANY PARISH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019 WWW.USDOJ.GOV/USAO/LAE NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that DAVID HANSON, age 61, from Abita Springs, Louisiana, and CLIFFORD “SKIP” KEEN, age 50, from Covington, Louisiana, pleaded guilty Wednesday, February 27, 2019 before United States District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle to conspiracy to commit honest services…

Prosecutors, investigators in high-profile homicide cases earn crime commission awards

Advocate staff report New Orleans’ Metropolitan Crime Commission presented awards Tuesday to law enforcement officials who secured convictions in two high-profile killings as well as one prosecutor who specializes in building gangland cases. One of the “Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards” given out at the Sheraton Hotel went to FBI agents and assistant U.S. attorneys…