Kenner Crime

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  • Suspect in Lockhart murder extradited to La.; victim...

    Friday Oct 17 | via Sea Coast Echo 

    Murder suspect Terry Speaks, 42, was returned to Louisiana Wednesday to stand trial for the slaying of Jaren Lockhart, whose torso washed up on a Hancock County beach on June 7, 2012. Speaks has been serving a sentence at a federal prison in New York for failure to register as a sex offender.

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  • Jaren Lockhart knew the couple accused in her death ...

    Friday Oct 17 | via The Times-Picayune 

    When Jaren Lockhart walked out onto the 300 block of Bourbon Street from her job as a dancer early that morning two years ago, hoping to earn extra cash after a night of lackluster tips, she was not being overly risky. She left with people she had known for several years and probably trusted.

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  • Police book suspect in armed robbery outside Kenner ...

    Wednesday Oct 15 | via NOLA.com 

    Anthony Hicks, 58, was booked on charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery after police say he held up a 63-year-old man after he withdrew money from the Capitol One Bank at 1000 West Esplanade Avenue Tuesday . Anthony Hicks, 58, was booked on charges of armed robbery and aggravated battery after police say he held up a 63-year-old man after he withdrew money from the Capitol One Bank at 1000 West Esplanade Avenue Tuesday .

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  • Terry Speaks back in Louisiana to face charges of mu...

    Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Mississippi Press 

    Terry Speaks, one of two suspects charged in the murder and dismemberment of Bourbon Street dancer Jaren Lockhart, arrived Wednesday at Louis Armstrong International Airport, according to a report on nola.com . Speaks, who arrived on a United Airlines flight from Newark, NJ, today was accompanied by a heavy law-enforcement presence and did not speak to reporters.

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  • Police: Man admits entering woman's home every day f...

    Wednesday Oct 15 | via BayouBuzz.com 

    An Independence man has been arrested for a Kenner burglary and rape that happened late last year. Brandon Watkins, 24, was placed into Kenner Police custody on Tuesday.

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  • Terry Speaks, suspect in murder-dismemberment of Jar...

    Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Mississippi Press 

    Terry Speaks, the North Carolina sex offender who has spent the past two years in a New York prison, is expected to arrive in Jefferson Parish today to face charges in the death and dismemberment of Bourbon Street dancer Jaren Lockhart , according to nola.com . Speaks, 42, a former Kenner resident, was indicted in Jefferson Parish in August with second-degree murder, obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice in connection with Lockhart's death.

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  • Suspects in murder-dismemberment of Jaren Lockhart t...

    Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Mississippi Press 

    The former Kenner couple accused of killing and dismembering Bourbon Street dancer Jaren Lockhart will be tried separately, according to a report on nola.com . The first trial beginning in January, authorities said in court Wednesday, as one of the two suspects charged in the grisly crime was being returned to Jefferson Parish to face charges.

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  • Suspect in Jaren Lockhart murder to arrive in Jeffer...

    Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Times-Picayune 

    Terry Speaks , the North Carolina sex offender who has spent the past two years in a New York prison, is expected to arrive in Jefferson Parish today to face charges in the death and dismemberment of Bourbon Street dancer J aren Lockhart . Speaks, 42, a former Kenner resident, was indicted in Jefferson Parish in August with second-degree murder, obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice in connection with Lockhart's death.

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  • In Destrehan teacher sex case, student's name mistak...

    Tuesday Oct 14 | via NOLA.com 

    The name of a 16-year-old Destrehan High School student who is alleged to have had sex with English teachers Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess was mistakenly included in public records filed by a St. Charles Parish district court judge when she recused herself from the case, court documents show. According to documents added to Dufresne's criminal case file on Wednesday , the district attorney's office filed a motion on Oct. 8 asking ad hoc Judge Anne Lennan Simon to sign an order to immediately allow the Clerk of Court's office to redact the information that was included by district court Judge Michele Morel on Oct. 6th as part of her recusal motion.

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  • Judge releases identity of victim in Destrehan teach...

    Tuesday Oct 14 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    A judge, who recently recused herself from a case in which a Destrehan teacher is accused of a sexual relationship with a student, released the victim's name in a public filing. Judge Michelle Morel put the information in the filing when she recused herself from the case because her colleague, Judge Emile St. Pierre, is the father of the teacher in the investigation -- Shelley Dufresne.

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  • Destrehan teachers in student sex case had been drin...

    Thursday Oct 9 | via NOLA.com 

    Shelley Dufresne, left, and Rachel Respess, teachers at Destrehan High School, were arrested in connection with allegations of sexual misconduct with a student. Destrehan High School teachers Shelley Dufresne and Rachel Respess were drinking alcohol on the night they engaged in group sex with a 16-year-old student, according to records released Thursday by the Kenner Police Department.

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  • Mississippi man convicted of stealing $511,000 from ...

    Wednesday Oct 8 | via NOLA.com 

    A Jefferson Parish judge Wednesday ordered a Mississippi man to pay Kenner's government $80,000 in restitution for his theft conviction tied to a 2008 auction of municipal property . The amount is far less than James Durham was accused of stealing, $511,000, which is what prosecutors sought to recoup for Kenner.

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  • Kenner PD: 14-month-old dies after father accidental...

    Wednesday Oct 8 | via WAFB-TV Baton Rouge 

    A 29-year-old man from Cedar Hill, TX walked into Louisiana State Police Troop I in Lafayette, LA on Monday, open-carrying a Glock pistol in a leather holster, and told troopers he wanted to turn himself in, according to officials with Louisiana State Police. A 29-year-old man from Cedar Hill, TX walked into Louisiana State Police Troop I in Lafayette, LA on Monday, open-carrying a Glock pistol in a leather holster, and told troopers he wanted to turn himself in, according to officials with Louisiana State Police.

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  • Suspect in La. dismemberment moved from fed lockup

    Tuesday Oct 7 | via WCAX-TV Burlington 

    A man charged in the 2012 death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street strip club dancer is awaiting extradition to Louisiana after completing a federal prison term. Forty-one-year-old Terry Speaks was released Tuesday from a federal lockup in New York, where he was serving time for a North Carolina sex-offense unrelated to the Louisiana case.

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  • Louisiana Teachers Arrested for Having Threesome Wit...

    Sunday Oct 5 | via WWBN-FM Burton 

    Two teachers at Destrehan High School in Kenner, Louisiana, have been arrested for allegedly having group sex with an underage student . According to Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser, Rachel Respess and Shelley Dufresne were booked on charges of carnal knowledge of a juvenile, indecent behavior with a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

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  • Teachersa arrests subject of much discussion

    Saturday Oct 4 | via The Advocate 

    There's no doubt that much of the watercooler chatter across the metro area the past few days centered on the tantalizing details that emerged after two teachers at Destrehan High School were arrested on charges of having group sex with a 16-year-old student at a Kenner apartment. The arrests came after boasts by the alleged victim to other students about his escapades with his current and former English teachers, according to school officials, who caught wind of the talk and reported it to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.

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  • Teacher threesome? Two English teachers French it up...

    Saturday Oct 4 | via Examiner.com 

    A teacher threesome out of a Louisiana high school has two young educators under arrest for their illicit relationship with a 16-year-old football player. Placed under arrest for "carnal knowledge of a juvenile, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and indecent behavior with a juvenile," are English teachers Shelley S. Dufresne, 32, and Rachel Respess, 24. Both are being investigated by Jefferson Parish prosecutors for their overnight sex romp with a minor boy on Sept.

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  • Cops: Teachers Had Threesome With Student, 16

    Wednesday Oct 1 | via The Smoking Gun 

    OCTOBER 1--Two English teachers at a Louisiana high school are facing felony charges for allegedly having sexual relations with the same Police yesterday arrested Shelley Dufresne, 32, for having "inappropriate sexual contact" with the boy, who is a junior at Destrehan High School in St. Charles, a parish about 25 miles west of New Orleans. Dufresne, who has taught English at the school for ten years, was released from jail last night on $200,000 bond.

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  • Suspects in Bourbon St. dancer's murder to be tried ...

    Wednesday Sep 24 | via WLOX-TV Biloxi 

    "They went up to Orange County, New York. They picked him up early this morning on United Airlines into the New Orleans International Airport here," said Kenner Police Sgt.

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  • Suspect in Louisiana dismemberment moved from fed lo...

    Apr 19, 2012 | via WWL-AM New Orleans 

    A man charged in the 2012 death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street strip club dancer is awaiting extradition to Louisiana after completing a federal prison term. Forty-one-year-old Terry Speaks was released Tuesday from a federal lockup in New York, where he was serving time for a North Carolina sex-offense unrelated to the Louisiana case.

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Kenner Law

she has a child and not a lot of avenues for work been trying to get her out the life style.....buts thats besides the point.....i can't see drug court allowing this....?????....she has drug convictions and works in new orleans.....french quarter....trying to help
Depends on what her terms are for her house arrest. Most places make you wear a bracelet... how is she going to work...
In 2010 I plead no contest to my 2nd Dui. I completed my jail time, paid my fines, and had about half of my classes completed. I ended up having to move out of state very abrubtly due to employment issues. New Orleans does not offer any type of classes. I have been going to AA when I can, and a group therapy session.. I have no plans to return to California, but I would like to finally pay my respects to the court and get this resolved. What are my options?
First, you need to hire an attorney to go into the court and recall a the bench warrant for failure to do the SB38...
Can I get into a program and have the charges dropped or reduced?
You will likely have options if this is your first charge and there is no injury. You should retain an attorney for the...
I believe legally, that a 50cc can't be driven on L.A. roads. Please clarify this loophole in the law. Thank you.
I see no one on avvo has answered your question. Consider calling a local LA DUI lawyer for a free consult.
New Orleans dropped their charges, the state has not contacted me or filed charges.
Louisiana law is different than many states. Get a consult with a local attorney.
I received a DWAI in CO back in March, and the CO suspension period is 60 days before becoming eligible for early reinstatement, which I served from May to July. I have not filed for early reinstatement in CO because it "requires" being a citizen of CO for 2 years. I am planning on moving to Louisiana very shortly, and was wondering if I can obtain a hardship license in the state of Louisiana, as I have now served 4 months with no license, and completed my CO suspension and eligible for early reinstatement.
Have you even asked them in LA? That would be a good place to start.
I need to move to Texas to be with my kids as my ex husband is getting a divorce. My lawyer seems to be skirting the issue on me getting the court's permission for me to move. I don't understand why it is a big deal, should I switch lawyers? Does this sound like he doesn't know what he is doing???
It sounds like your lawyer knows what he is doing. What are the conditions of your bond? You will at least need to...